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Dec 16, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on December 16, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2009
Length: 2 pages
To require railroad carriers to prepare and maintain a plan for notifying local emergency responders before transporting hazardous materials through their jurisdictions.
Safe Transportation of Hazardous Materials Act of 2009 - Requires railroad carriers engaged in the transportation of hazardous materials (hazmats) to submit to the Secretary of Transportation, and update annually, ... Read more >
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3383 (112th).
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4370 — 111th Congress: Safe Transportation of Hazardous Materials Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr4370
“H.R. 4370 — 111th Congress: Safe Transportation of Hazardous Materials Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr4370>
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