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Official Titles

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Official Title as Introduced

To revise, codify, and enact without substantive change certain general and permanent laws, related to transportation, as subtitles II, III, and V-X of title 49, United States Code, "Transportation", and to make other technical improvements in the Code.

Actions Overview (3)

10/16/1990Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
10/15/1990Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 101-868.
06/05/1990Introduced in House

All Actions (14)

Date Chamber
10/16/1990SenateReceived in the Senate and read twice and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
10/16/1990-12:27amHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10/16/1990-12:27amHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
10/16/1990-12:26amHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate.
10/16/1990-12:26amHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules.
10/16/1990-12:26amHouseOn ordering a second Agreed to without objection.
10/16/1990-12:26amHouseMr. James demanded a second on the motion to suspend the rules.
10/16/1990-12:25amHouseMr. Frank moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
10/15/1990HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 536.
10/15/1990HouseReported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 101-868.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
10/11/1990HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
10/11/1990HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended).
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
06/05/1990HouseReferred to the House Committee on Judiciary.
06/05/1990HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (0)

No cosponsors.

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary06/05/1990 Referred to
10/11/1990 Markup by
10/15/1990 Reported by H.Rept 101-868
Senate Judiciary10/16/1990 Referred to

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Passed House amended (10/16/1990)

Codifies existing Federal transportation law relating to: (1) the Department of Transportation; (2) other Government agencies; (3) general and intermodal programs; (4) interstate commerce; (5) rail programs; (6) motor vehicle and driver programs; (7) aviation programs; (8) pipelines; (9) commercial space transportation; (10) bills of lading; (11) contraband; (12) damage to transported property; (13) transportation of animals; (14) payments for inspection and quarantine services; and (15) medals of honor.

Sets forth provisions relating to: (1) ports of entry for civil aircraft; (2) customs violations, including public health, immigration, and controlled substances violations; (3) animal and plant quarantines; and (4) exempting mass transportation from Interstate Commerce Commission jurisdiction.

Repeals various Acts of Congress relating to Federal transportation law.