To reform the statutes relating to Amtrak, to authorize appropriations for Amtrak, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 13th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 17, 1997
Length: 44 pages
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.
Nov 30, 1995
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1788 (104th).
Jul 24, 1997
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Jul 30, 1997
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Oct 22, 1997
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 270 (105th).
H.R. 2247 (105th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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