S. 294 (110th): Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2007

Introduced:

Jan 16, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on July 22, 2008 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.

Sponsor:

Frank Lautenberg

Senator from New Jersey

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 22, 2008
Length: 128 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to reauthorize Amtrak, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jan 16, 2007
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 25, 2007
 
Reported by Committee

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Oct 30, 2007
 
Passed Senate

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

Jul 22, 2008
 
Passed House with Changes

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
41 cosponsors (31D, 9R, 1I) (show)
Votes
Oct 30, 2007 12:11 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 79/13
Oct 30, 2007 4:29 p.m.
Bill Passed 70/22

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 6003 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Jun 11, 2008

S. 184 (Related)
Surface Transportation and Rail Security Act of 2007

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Feb 13, 2007

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