WINTERS-HOFFMAN-ERWIN-COWLISHAW-FEIGENHOLTZ, HAMOS, SLONE,
LYONS,JOSEPH, MATHIAS, OSTERMAN, HOLBROOK, BELLOCK,
COULSON AND SCHOENBERG.
MIDWEST PASSENGER RAIL COMPCT
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Compact Act.
Provides for a Commission composed of 4 members from each
participating state and meeting at least once a year. Provides that
the Commission is empowered to perform certain duties concerned with
interstate passenger rail improvements. Provides that the Commission
shall receive moneys necessary to carry out its functions as
appropriated by the participating states. Provides that Illinois,
Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio,
and Wisconsin are eligible to join the compact as well as for a method
for other states to join. Provides for a method of withdrawal and
default from the compact.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts most of
the provisions of the new Act. Deletes language providing that the
Commission shall receive funds appropriated by the participating
states. Deletes language giving the Commission the power to expend
those funds. Adds North Dakota and South Dakota to the list of states
eligible to join the compact. Deletes language pertaining to default
and termination of membership.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes everything after the enacting clause except the short
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 01-01-09
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 1
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