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S. 1919: RURAL Act


The text of the bill below is as of May 27, 2021 (Introduced).


II

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1919

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 27, 2021

(for himself and Mr. Warnock) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works

A BILL

To amend title 23, United States Code, to modify certain requirements of the railway-highway crossings program, and for other purposes.

1.

Short titles

This Act may be cited as the Railway Upgrades for Rural American Lines Act or the RURAL Act.

2.

Railway-highway crossings program

Section 130 of title 23, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

in subsection (e)(1)—

(A)

in subparagraph (A), by striking and the installation of protective devices and inserting , the installation of protective devices, and the replacement of functionally obsolete warning devices; and

(B)

in subparagraph (B), by striking the installation of protective devices at railway-highway crossings and inserting construction or installation of protective devices (including the replacement of functionally obsolete protective devices) at railway-highway crossings; and

(2)

in subsection (i)(3)(B), by striking $7,500 and inserting $100,000.