H.R. 4844 (106th): Railroad Retirement and Survivors’ Improvement Act of 2000


Jul 13, 2000
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 7, 2000 but was never passed by the Senate.


Elmer “Bud” Shuster

Representative for Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 3, 2000
Length: 76 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To modernize the financing of the railroad retirement system and to provide enhanced benefits to employees and beneficiaries.

Summary (CRS)

TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Amendments to the Railroad Retirement Act of 1974 Title II: Amendments to the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 Railroad Retirement and Survivors' Improvement Act of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 13, 2000

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 19, 2000
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 7, 2000
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Oct 3, 2000
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4844”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


305 cosponsors (169D, 135R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Sep 7, 2000 5:08 p.m.
Passed 391/25

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