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H.R. 2726: Banning Smoking on Amtrak Act of 2019

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To amend title 49, United States Code, to prohibit smoking on Amtrak trains.

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Sponsor and status

Eleanor Norton

Sponsor. Representative for the District of Columbia. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 9, 2019
Length: 4 pages
May 14, 2019

Ordered Reported on Jun 26, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on June 26, 2019.

The House Majority Leader indicated on Dec 13, 2019 that this bill may be considered in the week ahead.

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Norton Bill Banning E-Cigarette Smoking on Amtrak on House Floor, Monday
    — Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC0] (Sponsor) on Dec 13, 2019

Norton Bill Banning E-Cigarette Smoking on Amtrak Passes in Committee
    — Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC0] (Sponsor) on Jun 26, 2019

Norton Bill Banning E-Cigarette Smoking on Amtrak to be Marked Up, Wednesday
    — Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC0] (Sponsor) on Jun 24, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform estimates new spending due to H.R. 2726 will be negligible.


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
Ordered Reported

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 13, 2019
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

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H.R. 2726 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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