Description: TO PASS S. 2120, A BILL TO AMEND THE FEDERAL RAILROAD SAFETY ACT OF 1970 AND OTHER RELATED ACTS TO AUTHORIZE ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATIONS.
Bill summary: (LATEST SUMMARY)
Federal Railroad Safety Authorization Act - Authorizes additional appropriations for railroad safety for fiscal year 1974 under the Federal Railroad Safety Act and the Hazardous Materials Transportation Control Act.
Requires the Secretary of Transportation, within 90 days after enactment, to submit a report to Congress containing a complete evaluation of all programs conducted under the Hazardous Materials Transportation Control Act and on proposed procedures and
feasibility of alternative routing in order to avoid population centers.
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Bill titles: An Act to amend the Federal Railroad Safety Act of 1970 and other related acts to authorize additional appropriations, and for other purposes.; An original bill to amend the Federal Railroad Safety Act of 1970 and other related acts to authorize additional appropriations.
Original source documents: Digest of the Congressional Record vol. 119-112, p. H6202;
Links for more info on the vote: congress.gov