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Jul 24, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
This bill was introduced on July 30, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New York's 13th congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 17, 1997
Length: 44 pages
To reform the statutes relating to Amtrak, to authorize appropriations for Amtrak, and for other purposes.
9/17/1997--Reported to House amended.TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Procurement Reforms Title II: Operational Reforms Title III: Collective Bargaining Reforms Title IV: Use of Railroad Facilities Title V: Financial Reforms Title ... Read more >
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Earlier Version — Passed House
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Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 270 (105th).
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Last Action: Nov 30, 1995
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 22, 1997
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2247 — 105th Congress: Amtrak Reform and Privatization Act of 1997. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr2247
“H.R. 2247 — 105th Congress: Amtrak Reform and Privatization Act of 1997.” www.GovTrack.us. 1997. October 14, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr2247>
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