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

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.



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


Jun 5, 1974

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 24, 1974
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

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.

H.R. 15223 (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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