H.R.2726 - Banning Smoking on Amtrak Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Del. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] (Introduced 05/14/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure | Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Committee Meetings:||06/26/19 10:00AM|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 116-199|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 12/18/2019 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (All Actions)|
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Text: H.R.2726 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
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Referred in Senate (12/18/2019)
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
To amend title 49, United States Code, to prohibit smoking on Amtrak trains.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
This Act may be cited as the “Banning Smoking on Amtrak Act of 2019”.
(a) In general.—Chapter 243 of title 49, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:
“(a) Prohibition.—Beginning on the date of enactment of the Banning Smoking on Amtrak Act of 2019, Amtrak shall prohibit smoking on board Amtrak trains.
“(1) INCLUSION.—The use of an electronic cigarette shall be treated as smoking for purposes of this section.
“(2) ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE DEFINED.—In this section, the term ‘electronic cigarette’ means a device that delivers nicotine or other substances to a user of the device in the form of a vapor that is inhaled to simulate the experience of smoking.”.
(b) Conforming amendment.—The table of sections for chapter 243 of title 49, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:
“24323. Prohibition on smoking on Amtrak trains.”.
Passed the House of Representatives December 17, 2019.
|Attest:||cheryl l. johnson,|