H.R.13872 - A bill to amend the Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973 to authorize States to acquire certain rail properties from the Consolidated Rail Corporation.94th Congress (1975-1976)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Murphy, John M. [D-NY-17] (Introduced 05/18/1976)|
|Committees:||House - Interstate and Foreign Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/18/1976 Referred to House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.13872 — 94th Congress (1975-1976)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/18/1976)
Requires the Consolidated Rail Corporation, during the one-year period after a conveyance date pursuant to the Regional Rail Reorganization Act, to maintain in a condition equivalent to the date of conveyance all rail properties designated in the final system plan for conveyance to a profitable railroad and subsequenty conveyed to the Corportation.
Allows States or groups of States to acquire such rail properties of the Corporation during such one-year period.
Authorizes an acquiring railroad to enter into a purchase agreement under such Act in the absence of an employment offer to the employees of the selling railroad. States that in such event the Corporation shall make an employment offer to such individuals and shall operate the subject railroad properties for a period not to exceed two months. Directs the acquiring railroad during such period to offer employment to employees of any selling railroad whom it needs for the operation of such rail properties.