H.R.535 - Rail Worker Emergency Training Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-9] (Introduced 01/17/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Homeland Security; Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||01/23/2007 Referred to the Subcommittee on Transportation Security and Infrastructure Protection.|
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Summary: H.R.535 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/17/2007)
Rail Worker Emergency Training Act of 2007 - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security, in coordination with the Secretary of Transportation, to make grants to railroad carriers for costs incurred in instituting a rail worker emergency training program.
Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to issue detailed guidelines for a rail worker emergency training program to enhance rail worker training in preparation for and response to potential or actual terrorist attacks, natural disasters, and other emergencies. Authorizes the Secretary of Homeland Security to issue a letter of noncompliance to rail carriers that fail to comply with the requirements of this Act.