H.R. 5501 (99th): Railroad Unemployment Insurance Solvency and Benefit Increase Act of 1986


Sep 11, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 18, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Florio

Representative for New Jersey's 1st congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act to assure sufficient resources to pay benefits under that Act, to increase the maximum daily benefit provided under that Act, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/30/1986--Reported to House amended, Part I.(Reported to House from the Committee on Energy and Commerce with amendment, H. Rept. 99-931 (Part I)) Railroad Unemployment Insurance Solvency and Benefit Increase Act ... Read more >

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Sep 11, 1986

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Sep 18, 1986
Reported by Committee

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5501”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (4D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1356 (100th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 3, 1987

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