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Official Title as Introduced

To provide for a study by the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies on the impact of diverting certain freight rail traffic to avoid urban areas, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
12/11/2014Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
12/12/2014Referred to the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
12/11/2014Referred to the House Committee on Transportation.
Action By: House of Representatives
12/11/2014Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Transportation and Infrastructure12/11/2014 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials12/12/2014 Referred to

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Introduced in House (12/11/2014)

Directs the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) to make appropriate arrangements with the Transportation Research Board of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council to study the cost and impact of rerouting freight rail traffic of hazardous material to avoid its transportation through urban areas.