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.


Jun 5, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

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


Edward Mezvinsky

Representative for Iowa's 1st congressional district


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Jun 5, 1974

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H.R. 14422 (identical)

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Last Action: Apr 25, 1974

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