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

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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Jun 15, 2015


Passed House on Sep 28, 2015

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


Filemon Vela

Representative for Texas's 34th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2015
Length: 3 pages


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Jun 15, 2015

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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

H.R. 2786 is 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.

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