H.R. 2654 (107th): Transit Rail Accommodation Improvement and Needs Act for the 21st Century


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.


Robert Clement

Representative for Tennessee's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 26, 2001
Length: 11 pages

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 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


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) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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