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Text of the Northeast Corridor Rail Tunnel Safety Act

This bill was introduced on September 22, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Sep 22, 2011 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3025

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 22, 2011

(for himself, Mr. Pascrell, Mr. Grimm, and Mr. Turner of New York) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

A BILL

To provide for certain tunnel life safety and rehabilitation projects for Amtrak.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Northeast Corridor Rail Tunnel Safety Act.

2.

Authorization of appropriations

There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of Transportation $898,000,000, to remain available until expended, for the use of Amtrak to complete New York tunnel life safety projects and to rehabilitate tunnels in Washington, DC, and Baltimore, Maryland.

3.

Availability of funds

The Secretary shall not make funds appropriated under section 2 available to Amtrak for a project unless the Secretary has received from Amtrak and has approved an engineering and financial plan for that project.

4.

Inspector General review

The Inspector General of the Department of Transportation shall conduct and transmit to the Congress an annual review to determine whether the expenditure and obligation of funds made available under this Act are consistent with the purposes for which those funds are made available.