H.R. 15223 (93rd): Federal Railroad Safety and Hazardous Materials Transportation Amendments


Jun 5, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 3, 1975

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 3, 1975.


Pub.L. 93-633


Harley Staggers

Representative for West Virginia's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 3, 1975

About the bill

Full Title

An Act to regulate commerce by improving the protection afforded the public against risks connected with the transportation of hazardous materials, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/3/1975--Public Law.(LATEST SUMMARY) Tranpsortation Safety Act - =TitleI - Hazardous Materials=Hazardous Materials Transportation Act - Provides that upon finding that the transportation of a particular quantity and form of material ... Read more >


Jun 5, 1974

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Jun 24, 1974
Passed House

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Oct 7, 1974
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Jan 3, 1975
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Jan 3, 1975
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 15223”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Related Bills

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S. 4057 (Related)
Transportation Safety Act

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 30, 1974

S. 2510 (Related)
Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act

Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 30, 1974

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