H. R. 4925
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 5, 2018
Mr. Gottheimer (for himself and Mr. Mitchell) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
To require the Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration to implement certain recommendations for management and collection of railroad safety data.
This Act may be cited as the
FRA Safety Data Improvement Act.
Recommendations for management and collection of railroad safety data
The Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration shall develop a plan, and a timeline to carry out such plan, to implement the recommendations from the Inspector General Report No. ST2017045 of the Department of Transportation, issued on May 3, 2017, to the greatest extent possible, to improve the Federal Railroad Administration’s management and collection of railroad safety data.
Not later than 180 days after date of enactment of this Act, the Administrator shall submit the plan and timeline developed under subsection (a) to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate.
The Administrator shall report annually to the committees on the implementation of such plan until implementation is complete.
No additional funds authorized
No additional funds are authorized to carry out the requirements of this Act. Such requirements shall be carried out using amounts otherwise authorized.