H.R. 15219 (93rd): A bill directing the Secretary of the Department of Transportation to conduct a comprehensive, nationwide study of the effects of railroad abandonment, to develop an effective policy to assure an adequate economic system for the transportation of freight with emphasis on branch line facilities in the movement of agricultural commodities, and prohibiting the Interstate Commerce Commission from authorizing any further abandonments of railway freight facilities for a period of 3 years after enactment of this act.

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 5, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 5, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Edward Mezvinsky

Representative for Iowa's 1st congressional district

Democrat

History

Jun 5, 1974
 
Introduced

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H.R. 15219 (93rd) was 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.

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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