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H.R. 6497: Train Coverings for Community Safety Act

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 24, 2018 (Introduced).


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115th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6497

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 24, 2018

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

A BILL

To enhance rail safety and provide for the safe and covered transport of materials in railroad cars, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Train Coverings for Community Safety Act.

2.

Rulemaking required

Not later than 1 year after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Transportation shall prescribe regulations requiring materials transported by rail to be completely covered while in transit, including while being held, delayed, or transferred.