Bill Status of HR0068  96th General Assembly

Short Description:  STB - RAILROAD MERGERS

House Sponsors
Rep. Darlene J. Senger - Mike Fortner - Michael P. McAuliffe - Fred Crespo - Linda Chapa LaVia, Suzanne Bassi, Bob Biggins, Randy Ramey, Jr., Renée Kosel, Patricia R. Bellock and Ed Sullivan, Jr.

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/30/2009HouseResolution Adopted as Amended 115-001-000

Synopsis As Introduced
Encourages and supports action by the 111th Congress of the United States to enact legislation to update Surface Transportation Board (STB) standards and criteria for approval of railroad merger applications to equally weigh the public interest of residents and communities with the benefits to commerce.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the heading. Encourages and supports action by the 111th Congress to enact legislation to review the Surface Transportation Board to ensure adequate federal support to compensate impacted local communities for infrastructure upgrades due to shifts in track usage concerning the purchase of Elgin, Joliet, and Eastern rail line by Canadian National approved December 24, 2008, by the Surface Transportation Board.

DateChamber Action
  2/10/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Darlene J. Senger
  2/10/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  2/11/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/20/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
  2/20/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne Bassi
  2/20/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Biggins
  2/26/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  2/26/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/24/2009HouseAssigned to Railroad Industry Committee
  3/27/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Randy Ramey, Jr.
  5/7/2009HouseRecommends Be Adopted Railroad Industry Committee; 015-000-000
  5/7/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Resolutions
  5/7/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Renée Kosel
  5/13/2009HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Darlene J. Senger
  5/13/2009HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/13/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  5/15/2009HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Darlene J. Senger
  5/15/2009HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/18/2009HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  5/30/2009HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted by Voice Vote
  5/30/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ed Sullivan, Jr.
  5/30/2009HouseResolution Adopted as Amended 115-001-000