To amend title 49, United States Code, to prohibit smoking on Amtrak trains.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for the District of Columbia. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 18, 2019
Length: 3 pages
What legislators are saying
“Norton Passes Fifth Bill in House, Banning E-Cigarette Smoking on Amtrak Trains”
— Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC0] (Sponsor) on Dec 17, 2019
“Norton Bill Banning E-Cigarette Smoking on Amtrak on House Floor, Monday”
— Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC0] (Sponsor) on Dec 13, 2019
What stakeholders are saying
May 14, 2019
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 26, 2019
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Sep 9, 2019
Reported by House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.
Dec 17, 2019
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.
H.R. 2726 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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