About the bill
- Full Title
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.
- Summary (CRS)
7/26/2001--Introduced.Transit Rail Accommodation Improvement and Needs Act for the 21st Century - Amends Federal rail transportation law with respect to a situation where, after negotiation, a mass transportation authority cannot ...
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Jul 26, 2001
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2654”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
12 cosponsors (11D, 1R)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2654 — 107th Congress: Transit Rail Accommodation Improvement and Needs Act for the 21st Century. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/hr2654
“H.R. 2654 — 107th Congress: Transit Rail Accommodation Improvement and Needs Act for the 21st Century.” www.GovTrack.us. 2001. October 7, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/hr2654>
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