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H.R. 543 (116th): To require the Federal Railroad Administration to provide appropriate congressional notice of comprehensive safety assessments conducted with respect to intercity or commuter rail passenger transportation.


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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Feb 7, 2019.


(Sec. 1) This bill requires the Federal Railroad Administration (1) within 10 days after it initiates a comprehensive safety assessment of an entity providing regularly scheduled intercity or commuter rail passenger service, to notify specified congressional committees and each Member of Congress representing a state in which the service that is the subject of the assessment being conducted is located, of the initiation of that assessment; and (2) within 90 days after completing such assessment, to report the findings of such assessment to such committees and Members.