H.R.2949 - Railroad and Transit Sabotage Prevention Act of 1995104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Molinari, Susan [R-NY-13] (Introduced 02/01/1996)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||02/15/1996 Referred to the Subcommittee on Railroads. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2949 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/01/1996)
Railroad and Transit Sabotage Prevention Act of 1995 - Prohibits and sets penalties for: (1) interference with railroad signal systems; (2) hazardous materials transportation sabotage (provides for the death penalty in certain cases); and (3) carrying or possessing a firearm or any explosive aboard a passenger train or in a rail passenger terminal facility without previously obtaining the permission of the owner of such train or facility, with exceptions.
Revises a Federal criminal code provision regarding wrecking trains to: (1) expand such provision to cover sabotage of any mass transit operation; and (2) subject perpetrators to the death penalty.