H.R.4549 - Magnetic Levitation Transportation and Competitiveness Act of 1990101st Congress (1989-1990)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Mrazek, Robert J. [D-NY-3] (Introduced 04/18/1990)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Science, Space and Technology; Public Works and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/07/1990 Subcommittee Hearings Held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4549 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/18/1990)
Magnetic Levitation Transportation and Competitiveness Act of 1990 - Amends Federal law to establish a Magnetic Levitation Transportation Administration within the Department of Transportation, with an Administrator appointed by the President.
Requires the Administrator to conduct a national competition in which he or she shall award grants to participants for research and development of design for a magnetic levitation transportation system. Authorizes appropriations.
Authorizes the Administrator to award one grant for the construction of a magnetic levitation transportation system at least 40 miles long. Requires the Administrator to study the feasibility of and need for adopting a standard for the construction of guidelines for magnetic levitation transportation systems which would allow for future development of an interconnecting network of such systems.