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

A bill to reauthorize Amtrak, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Jan 16, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

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.


Frank Lautenberg

Senator from New Jersey



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Last Updated: Jul 22, 2008
Length: 128 pages


Jan 16, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 25, 2007
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

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.

S. 294 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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

This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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