US HB5868 | 2013-2014 | 113th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on December 11 2014 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2014-12-12 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Directs the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) to make appropriate arrangements with the Transportation Research Board of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council to study the cost and impact of rerouting freight rail traffic of hazardous material to avoid its transportation through urban areas.

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Title

To provide for a study by the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies on the impact of diverting certain freight rail traffic to avoid urban areas, and for other purposes.

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History

DateChamberAction
2014-12-12HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials.
2014-12-11HouseReferred to the House Committee on Transportation.

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