H. R. 6497
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 24, 2018
Ms. Meng introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
To enhance rail safety and provide for the safe and covered transport of materials in railroad cars, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Train Coverings for Community Safety Act.
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.