H.R.2422 - To require railroad carriers to prepare and maintain a plan for notifying local emergency responders before transporting hazardous materials through their jurisdictions.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gonzalez, Charles A. [D-TX-20] (Introduced 05/22/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||05/23/2007 Referred to the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials.|
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Summary: H.R.2422 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/22/2007)
Requires railroad carriers to annually transmit to the Secretary of Transportation a plan for providing notification to local emergency responders before transporting hazardous materials through their jurisdictions.
Directs the Secretary to require carriers to periodically demonstrate that the plan's procedures provide local emergency responders adequate notice.