S. 146 (111th): Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act of 2009


Jan 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 5, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Herbert “Herb” Kohl

Senator from Wisconsin



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Last Updated: Mar 18, 2009
Length: 10 pages

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H.R. 233 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Sep 16, 2009

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Federal antitrust laws to provide expanded coverage and to eliminate exemptions from such laws that are contrary to the public interest with respect to railroads.

Summary (CRS)

3/18/2009--Reported to Senate without amendment.Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act of 2009 - Amends the Clayton Act to grant the United States exclusive authority to bring suit for injunctive relief against a ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 6, 2009

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Mar 5, 2009
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.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 146”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


13 cosponsors (11D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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S. 772 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 20, 2007

S. 49 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Mar 3, 2011

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