H.R. 2247 (105th): Amtrak Reform and Privatization Act of 1997


Jul 24, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 30, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Susan Molinari

Representative for New York's 13th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 17, 1997
Length: 44 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To reform the statutes relating to Amtrak, to authorize appropriations for Amtrak, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

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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Jul 24, 1997

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 30, 1997
Reported by Committee

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2247”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Oct 24, 1997 12:47 p.m.
Failed 195/223

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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H.R. 1788 (104th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Nov 30, 1995

H.R. 2205 (Related)
Amtrak Reform and Privatization Act of 1997

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 22, 1997

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