H.R. 1193 (112th): Holocaust Rail Justice Act


Mar 17, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 17, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Carolyn Maloney

Representative for New York's 14th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 17, 2011
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To ensure that the courts of the United States may provide an impartial forum for claims brought by United States citizens and others against any railroad organized as a separate legal entity, arising from the deportation of United States citizens and others to Nazi concentration camps on trains owned or operated by such railroad, and by the heirs and survivors of such persons, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/17/2011--Introduced.Holocaust Rail Justice Act - Grants U.S. district courts original jurisdiction over any civil action for damages for personal injury or death that: (1) arose from the deportation of persons ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 17, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1193”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


55 cosponsors (39D, 16R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1505 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 11, 2013

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Holocaust Rail Justice Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 17, 2011

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