S. 562 (112th): National Metro Safety Act


Mar 10, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 10, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Barbara Mikulski
Senior Senator from Maryland


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Last Updated: Mar 10, 2011
Length: 4 pages

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H.R. 1282 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Mar 31, 2011

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to authorize the Secretary of Transportation to establish national safety standards for transit agencies operating heavy rail on fixed guideway.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 1506 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 23, 2009

H.R. 1282 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 31, 2011

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The “S.” in “S. 562” means this is a Senate 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.

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Mar 10, 2011


4 cosponsors (4D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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