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S. 2547 (113th): RESPONSE Act of 2014

A bill to establish the Railroad Emergency Services Preparedness, Operational Needs, and Safety Evaluation (RESPONSE) Subcommittee under the Federal Emergency Management Agency's National Advisory Council to provide recommendations on emergency responder training and resources relating to hazardous materials incidents involving railroads, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 26, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 26, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Heidi Heitkamp

Junior Senator from North Dakota

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 26, 2014
Length: 14 pages

History

Jun 26, 2014
 
Introduced

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Jul 30, 2014
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

S. 2547 (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.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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