S. 2526 (93rd): American Railroad Consolidation Act


Oct 3, 1973
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 3, 1973, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


William Saxbe

Senator from Ohio


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for the formulation of a plan for the consolidation of all common carriers by railroad in the United States into one private corporation.

Summary (CRS)

American Railroad Consolidation Act - Establishes an American Railroad Consolidation Commission. Prescribes the composition of such Commission and the rates of compensation.Directs the Commission to(1) after investigation and study, formulate ... Read more >

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Oct 3, 1973

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