New Cosponsor — Sep 12, 2012
New Cosponsor: Sen. Sherrod Brown [D-OH]
The bill now has 19 cosponsors (14 Democrats, 3 Republicans, 2 Independents).
Mar 17, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on March 17, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from New York
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Last Updated: Mar 17, 2011
Length: 7 pages
A bill 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.
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 >
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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