Bills Pending US Congress House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials

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USHB7429IntroTo establish a more uniform, transparent, and modern process to authorize the construction, connection, operation, and maintenance of international border-crossing facilities for the import and export of oil and natural gas and the transmission of el...
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2020-07-01
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB7248IntroTo authorize funds for Federal-aid highways, highway safety programs, and transit programs, and for other purposes.
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2020-06-19
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB7231IntroTo establish the Infrastructure Bank for America as a corporation to serve as a lender for and investor in infrastructure projects, and for other purposes.
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2020-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB7095IntroINVEST in America Act Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act This bill addresses provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, motor carrier, research, hazardous materials, and ra...
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2020-06-05
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB6898IntroIMAGINE Act Innovative Materials for America's Growth and Infrastructure Newly Expanded Act of 2020 Innovative Materials for America's Growth and Infrastructure Newly Expanded Act of 2020 or the IMAGINE Act This bill encourages the use of innovative ...
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2020-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB6680IntroStrengthening Unemployment Insurance for Coronavirus Impacted Workers and Students Act
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2020-05-04
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB6452IntroRailroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing Equity Act This bill directs the Department of Transportation to refund credit risk premiums under the Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing loan program upon the satisfaction of a loan's ...
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2020-04-06
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB6422IntroNational Infrastructure Bank Act of 2020
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2020-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB6225IntroEvery Person Deserves Peace and Quiet Act of 2020 This bill requires a set aside of 10% of the funding under the consolidated rail infrastructure and safety improvements grant program for supplementary and alternative safety measures (i.e., substitut...
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2020-03-13
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB6223IntroD-BLOC Act Don't BLock Our Communities Act This bill addresses concerns related to blocked crossings. (A blocked crossing is a circumstance in which a train, railroad car, or locomotive engine is stopped or is standing in a manner that obstructs publ...
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2020-03-13
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB6226IntroImproving the Metra Commuter Experience Act of 2020 This bill requires the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) to transfer operational control of Chicago Union Station to the Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corporation (Met...
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2020-03-13
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB6224IntroBuilding Much Needed Rail Grade Separations Act of 2020 This bill establishes a grade separation investment program to award competitive grants to certain entities for projects that separate railway-highway grade crossings, improve safety by reducing...
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2020-03-13
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB6171IntroMoving Towards A Safe Climate Act This bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to publish a national strategic action plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the transportation sector to the emissions target by the year 2040. (The emis...
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2020-03-11
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB6101IntroEnding Passenger Rail Forced Arbitration Act This bill prohibits all pre-dispute arbitration agreements and pre-dispute joint-action waivers with respect to consumer and civil rights disputes between the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtra...
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2020-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB6066IntroPassenger Train Safety Act This bill addresses passenger safety issues aboard trains. Specifically, the bill directs the Federal Railroad Administration to research safety issues relating to speed signs, seat securement mechanisms, and methods for mi...
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2020-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB5947IntroInvest in American Railroads Act This bill revises and expands the Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing program of the Department of Transportation (DOT). Specifically, the bill authorizes DOT to pay certain credit risk premiums for loan...
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2020-02-24
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB5571IntroRevamping American Infrastructure Act of 2020 This bill addresses the use of performance-based standards by the Department of Transportation (DOT). Specifically, DOT must invite the public to identify DOT regulations, guidance, and policies that esta...
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2020-01-10
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB5553IntroCrude by Rail Volatility Standard Act This bill establishes a maximum volatility standard for crude oil. Specifically, the bill prohibits the transportation by rail of crude oil with Reid vapor pressure (a measure of gasoline's volatility) of more th...
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2020-01-09
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB5175IntroPipeline Safety Improvement Act of 2019
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2019-11-20
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB5118IntroPromoting Service in Transportation Act This bill directs the Department of Transportation to establish and administer a transportation workforce outreach program to (1) increase awareness of transportation career opportunities; and (2) increase dive...
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2019-11-18
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHR609IntroExpressing support to designate the week of September 22 through September 28, 2019, Rail Safety Week in the United States, and to support the goals and ideals of Rail Safety Week to reduce rail-related accidents, fatalities, and injuries. This resol...
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2019-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB4386IntroStop the Wait Act
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2019-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB4306IntroProtecting Communities from Liquefied Natural Gas Trains Act This bill directs the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to conduct an evaluation of the safety, security, and environmental risks of transporting liquefied natural gas (LNG) by rail. Am...
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2019-09-13
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB4307IntroBuild More Housing Near Transit Act This bill revises requirements for the fixed guideway capital investment grant program. Specifically, the bill requires capital investment grant applicants to conduct a housing feasibility assessment along proposed...
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2019-09-13
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB4309IntroBarriers to Suicide Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Transportation (DOT) to establish a program to facilitate the installation of evidence-based suicide deterrents on bridges, including suicide prevention nets and barriers. DOT may a...
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2019-09-13
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB3896IntroProtection of American Jobs in Cross-Border Rail Operations With Mexico Act This bill requires the Department of Transportation to issue regulations that restrict the operation of trains originating in Mexico within the United States to crews compris...
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2019-07-24
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB2583IntroTo designate Union Station in Washington, DC, as "Harry S. Truman Union Station". This bill designates Union Station, located at 40 Massachusetts Avenue, NE, Washington, DC, as the "Harry S. Truman Union Station."
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2019-05-09
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB2449IntroRailroad Yardmaster Protection Act of 2019 This bill applies to yardmaster employees the limitations on duty hours and the restrictions on communications to employees during their off-duty hours that are currently applicable to train employees. (A "y...
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2019-05-02
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB2285IntroHeidi's Law This bill revises the Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs to include testing for methadone and newly identified drug substances. The Department of Health and Human Services must revise the guidelines to expand...
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2019-04-11
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB1849IntroTransportation Funding Fairness Act This bill modifies the treatment of loans under the transportation infrastructure finance and innovation act program and the railroad rehabilitation and improvement financing program in consideration for fixed guid...
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2019-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB1748IntroSafe Freight Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the operation of a freight train or light locomotive engine used in the movement of freight unless it has a crew of at least two individuals, one of whom is certified by the Federal Railroad Administration...
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2019-03-14
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB1667IntroPreventing Doomsday Act This bill directs the Department of Transportation to publish a report that explains (1) its contingency plan that details a specific plan of action in the case of a shutdown of a rail track in the North River Tunnel underneat...
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2019-03-12
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB1515IntroHigh-Speed Refund Act This bill (1) requires the Department of Transportation to refund to the Treasury any discretionary grant funds it provided to California for high-speed rail corridor development, and (2) amends the Fixing America's Surface Tran...
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2019-03-06
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHR165IntroRecognizing Chinese railroad workers who worked on the Transcontinental Railroad from 1865 to 1869, and their important contribution to the growth of the United States. This resolution (1) recognizes the Chinese railroad workers for their contributio...
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2019-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB1170IntroSocial Security Expansion Act
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2019-02-14
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB731IntroTransportation Funding Fairness Act This bill modifies the treatment of loans under the transportation infrastructure finance and innovation act program and the railroad rehabilitation and improvement financing program in consideration for fixed guid...
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2019-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB851IntroOil and Flammable Material Rail Transportation Safety Act Oil and Flammable Material Rail Transportation Safety Act This bill declares that the final rule of the Department of Transportation dated September 25, 2018, and titled "Hazardous Materials: ...
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2019-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB46IntroSocial Security Safety Dividend Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to disburse to recipients of Social Security benefits or certain other federal benefits a $250 payment in years where no cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) is ...
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2019-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB180IntroBuild America Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to carry out a national infrastructure investment grant program for capital investments in surface transportation infrastructure. Projects eligible for funding under t...
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2019-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
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