About the bill
- Full Title
To modernize and improve Federal railroad infrastructure financing programs, and for other purposes.
- Summary (CRS)
6/17/1997--Introduced.Railroad Infrastructure Financing Improvement Act of 1997 - Amends Federal railroad law to authorize the Secretary of Transportation to provide not more than $5 billion in direct loans and loan ...
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Jun 17, 1997
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1939”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1939 — 105th Congress: Railroad Infrastructure Financing Improvement Act of 1997. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr1939
“H.R. 1939 — 105th Congress: Railroad Infrastructure Financing Improvement Act of 1997.” www.GovTrack.us. 1997. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr1939>
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