To permit Amtrak to bring civil actions in Federal district court to enforce the right set forth in section 24308(c) of title 49, United States Code, which gives intercity and commuter rail passenger transportation preference over freight transportation in using a rail line, junction, or crossing.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 10th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 30, 2021
Length: 7 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced on April 30, 2021, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)
Apr 30, 2021
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H.R. 2937 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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