S. 2253 (96th): Passenger Railroad Rebuilding Act of 1980


Feb 4, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980


Enacted — Signed by the President on May 30, 1980

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 30, 1980.


Pub.L. 96-254


Nancy Kassebaum

Senator from Kansas



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Last Updated: May 30, 1980

About the bill

Full Title

An act to amend the Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of 1976 to authorize additional appropriations for the Northeast Corridor improvement project and to require the Secretary of Transportation to begin development of energy efficient rail passenger corridors, to provide for the protection of the employees of the Rock Island Railroad, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 6449 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 6, 1980

H.R. 6837 (Related)
A bill to amend the Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of 1976 to ...

Passed House
Last Action: Mar 31, 1980

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 2253” means this is a Senate 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.


Feb 4, 1980
Reported by Committee
Mar 4, 1980
Passed Senate
Mar 6, 1980
Passed House with Changes
Mar 31, 1980
Enacted — Signed by the President
May 30, 1980


9 cosponsors (7D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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