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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 12th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 11, 2013
Length: 8 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on April 11, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
27 Cosponsors (20 Democrats, 7 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Maloney applauds historic U.S.-French deal to compensate Holocaust victims deported on SNCF trains”
— Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY12, 2013-2022] (Sponsor) on Dec 5, 2014
“On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, We Honor The Millions of Victims of the Nazi Regime’s Brutality and Vow to Fight the Alarming Global Rise of Anti-Semitism”
— Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen [R-FL27, 2013-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 27, 2014
“El Congresista Raúl M. Grijalva es reconocido durante la Gran Semana al Aire Libre en América por sus esfuerzo en proteger las tierras y aguas de nuestro país”
— Rep. Raúl Grijalva [D-AZ7] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 28, 2013
Mar 17, 2011
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1193 (112th).
Apr 11, 2013
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
H.R. 1505 (113th) was a 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1505. This is the one from the 113th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
How to cite this information.
We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:
GovTrack.us. (2023). H.R. 1505 — 113th Congress: Holocaust Rail Justice Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1505
“H.R. 1505 — 113th Congress: Holocaust Rail Justice Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. March 29, 2023 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1505>
Holocaust Rail Justice Act, H.R. 1505, 113th Cong. (2013).
|title=H.R. 1505 (113th)
|accessdate=March 29, 2023
|author=113th Congress (2013)
|date=April 11, 2013
|quote=Holocaust Rail Justice Act
- show another citation format:
- Blue Book
- Wikipedia Template
Where is this information from?
GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.