H.R.3040 - Safe Freight Act

To provide for the minimum size of crews of freight trains, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To provide for the minimum size of crews of freight trains, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Safe Freight Act as introduced.

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08/02/13
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Michael Michaud

D-ME

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Official Summary

Safe Freight Act - 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 Rail Administration as a locomotive operator and the other as a train conductor.

Organizations Supporting H.R.3040

  • Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation International Association
  • Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

Organizations Opposing H.R.3040

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