Text: H.R.7110 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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116th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 7110

To authorize appropriations for highway-rail grade crossing improvement 
                               projects.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                              June 4, 2020

   Mr. Neal introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
             Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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                                 A BILL


 
To authorize appropriations for highway-rail grade crossing improvement 
                               projects.

    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 ``Warren Cowles Grade Crossing Safety 
Act''.

SEC. 2. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR HIGHWAY-RAIL GRADE CROSSING 
              IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS.

    Section 22907 of title 49, United States Code, is amended--
            (1) in subsection (c)(5), by inserting ``, including such a 
        project for commuter rail and operators in high-ridership 
        corridors'' before the period at the end; and
            (2) by adding at the end the following:
    ``(m) Authorization of Appropriations.--
            ``(1) In general.--Notwithstanding section 22905(f), there 
        are authorized to be appropriated for eligible projects 
        described in subsection (c)(5) for commuter rail and operators 
        in high-ridership corridors--
                    ``(A) for fiscal year 2021, $250,000,000; and
                    ``(B) for fiscal year 2022 and each fiscal year 
                thereafter, the amount described in paragraph (2).
            ``(2) Amount described.--The amount described in this 
        paragraph for a fiscal year is $250,000,000, adjusted to 
        reflect the percentage (if any) of the increase in the average 
        of the Consumer Price Index for the preceding 12-month period 
        compared to the Consumer Price Index for fiscal year 2020.
            ``(3) Consumer price index defined.--In this subsection, 
        the term `Consumer Price Index' means the Consumer Price Index 
        for All Urban Consumers published by the Bureau of Labor 
        Statistics of the Department of Labor.''.
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