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H.R. 1093 (115th): To require the Federal Railroad Administration to provide appropriate congressional notice of comprehensive safety assessments conducted with respect to intercity or commuter rail passenger transportation.

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To require the Federal Railroad Administration and the Federal Transit Authority to provide appropriate Congressional notice of safety audits conducted with respect to railroads and rail transit agencies.

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Sponsor and status

Albio Sires

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 8th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 28, 2018
Length: 3 pages
Feb 15, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 27, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Washington Review, October 1, 2018
    — Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ8] (Sponsor) on Oct 1, 2018

Congressman Sires Applauds the House of Representatives for Passing His Rail Oversight Transparency Legislation
    — Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ8] (Sponsor) on Sep 28, 2018

Washington Review, March 31, 2017
    — Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ8] (Sponsor) on Mar 31, 2017

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 1093 will add $2 million in new spending through 2022.


Feb 15, 2017

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Mar 29, 2017
Ordered Reported

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Mar 13, 2018
Reported by House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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Sep 27, 2018
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 1093 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1093. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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