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H.R. 4925: FRA Safety Data Improvement Act

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R.4925 requires the administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to implement certain recommendations for management and collection of railroad safety data. The Inspector General report recommends that FRA updates reporting guidance so users can more efficiently and accurately identify reporting requirements for different accident and incident types. The bill requires the FRA to implement a total 7 recommendations from the IG report. Further, to ensure compliance, the bill requires FRA to update Congress on its progress annually.

FRA's Office of Railroad Safety promotes and regulates safety ...

Sponsor and status

Josh Gottheimer

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 5th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 11, 2018
Length: 3 pages

Feb 5, 2018


Passed House (Senate next) on Apr 10, 2018

This bill passed in the House on April 10, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


49% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Feb 5, 2018

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Feb 14, 2018
Ordered Reported

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Apr 5, 2018
Reported by House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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Apr 10, 2018
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 4925 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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