To direct the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide for caches of emergency response equipment to be used in the event of an accident involving rail tank cars transporting hazardous material, crude oil, or flammable liquids.
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Jan 28, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 28, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Wisconsin's 3rd congressional district
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Jan 28, 2016
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H.R. 4397 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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