S. 2687 (107th): National Defense Rail Connection Act of 2002

Introduced:
Jun 26, 2002 (107th Congress, 2001–2002)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Frank Murkowski
Senator from Alaska
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jun 26, 2002
Length
7 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on June 26, 2002, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jun 26, 2002
Referred to Committee Jun 26, 2002
 
Full Title

A bill to facilitate the extension of the Alaska Railroad for national defense purposes.

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Cosponsors
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Committees

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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Library of Congress Summary

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6/26/2002--Introduced.
National Defense Rail Connection Act of 2002 - Directs the Secretary of the Interior, for purposes of national defense and economic development, to identify a proposed national defense railroad-utility corridor linking the existing corridor of the Alaska Railroad to the vicinity of the proposed National Missile Defense facilities at Fort Greely, Alaska.Authorizes the Secretary, as part of the corridor identification, to include issues related to the further extension of such corridor to a connection with the nearest appropriate terminus of the North American rail network in Canada.

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