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H.R. 10438 (93rd): Northeast Region Rail Services Act

A bill to restore, support, and maintain modern, efficient rail service in the northeast region of the United States, to designate a system of essential rail lines in the northeast region, to provide financial assistance to rail carriers in the northeast region, to improve competitive equity among surface transportation modes, to improve the process of Government regulation, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status


Sep 20, 1973
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.


Matthew Rinaldo

Representative for New Jersey's 12th congressional district


See Instead:

H.R. 9142 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jan 2, 1974


Sep 20, 1973

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H.R. 10438 (93rd) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 93rd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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