H.R. 4397: Rail Safety Act

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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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 28, 2016

Status:

Referred to Committee on Jan 28, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 28, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Ron Kind

Representative for Wisconsin's 3rd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 28, 2016
Length: 3 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Jan 28, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 4397 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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