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Referred in Senate (04/11/2018)


115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 4925


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 11, 2018

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation


AN ACT

To require the Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration to implement certain recommendations for management and collection of railroad safety data.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “FRA Safety Data Improvement Act”.

SEC. 2. Recommendations for management and collection of railroad safety data.

(a) In general.—The Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration shall develop a plan, and a timeline to carry out such plan, to implement the recommendations from the Inspector General Report No. ST2017045 of the Department of Transportation, issued on May 3, 2017, to the greatest extent possible, to improve the Federal Railroad Administration’s management and collection of railroad safety data.

(b) Implementation.—

(1) IN GENERAL.—Not later than 180 days after date of enactment of this Act, the Administrator shall submit the plan and timeline developed under subsection (a) to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate.

(2) REPORT.—The Administrator shall report annually to the committees on the implementation of such plan until implementation is complete.

SEC. 3. No additional funds authorized.

No additional funds are authorized to carry out the requirements of this Act. Such requirements shall be carried out using amounts otherwise authorized.

Passed the House of Representatives April 10, 2018.

    Attest: karen l. haas,   
    Clerk.