To designate the Surface Transportation Board as a forum to improve passenger rail and other fixed guideway passenger transportation by allowing improved access to freight track and rights-of-way for fixed guideway transportation in consideration for just and reasonable compensation to freight railroads.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 5th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 26, 2001
Length: 11 pages
Jul 26, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on July 26, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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Jul 26, 2001
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H.R. 2654 (107th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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