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H.R. 721 (114th): Short Line Railroad Rehabilitation and Investment Act of 2015

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To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and modify the railroad track maintenance credit.

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Sponsor and status

Lynn Jenkins

Sponsor. Representative for Kansas's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 4, 2015
Length: 3 pages
Feb 4, 2015
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 4, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


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Reps. Jenkins, Blumenauer, Davis, & Lipinski Introduce The Short Line Railroad Rehabilitation & Investment Act
    — Rep. Lynn Jenkins [R-KS2, 2009-2018] (Sponsor) on Feb 4, 2015

U.S. Rep Yoho visits Balfour Beatty Rail facility
    — Rep. Ted Yoho [R-FL3] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 20, 2015

In the News: New Bills Seek to Strengthen Crude-By-Rail Safety, Extend Short-Line Tax Credit
    — Sen. Maria Cantwell [D-WA] on Mar 4, 2015

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Feb 4, 2015

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 721 (114th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 721. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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