H.R. 2786: Cross-Border Rail Security Act of 2015

Introduced:

Jun 15, 2015

Status:

Passed House on Sep 28, 2015

This bill passed in the House on September 28, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Filemon Vela

Representative for Texas's 34th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2015
Length: 3 pages

Prognosis:

32% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To require the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection to submit a report on cross-border rail security, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

House Seeks Evaluation of U.S. Security Against Radiation Transport

The House has approved bill H.R. 2786 designed to protect the United States against high-risk rail shipments--specifically those involving radiation--entering and crossing the northern and southern borders. This Cross-Border Rail Security Act requires information from Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on current radiation dangers and U.S. protection against ...

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History

Jun 15, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 25, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 28, 2015
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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