110-H.AMDT.857 to 110-H.R.2095

Amendment prohibits mechanical and brake inspections performed in Mexico of rail cars entering the United States from satisfying U.S. rail safety laws unless inspection standards, enforcement standards, and worker training are certified to meet those of the United States. It prohibits hazardous material inspections performed in Mexico from satisfying applicable U.S. rail safety laws and regulations.

H.AMDT.857(A002)
Amends: H.R.2095
Sponsor: Rep Napolitano, Grace F. [CA-38](offered 10/17/2007)

AMENDMENT DESCRIPTION:
Amendment prohibits mechanical and brake inspections performed in Mexico of rail cars entering the United States from satisfying U.S. rail safety laws unless inspection standards, enforcement standards, and worker training are certified to meet those of the United States. It prohibits hazardous material inspections performed in Mexico from satisfying applicable U.S. rail safety laws and regulations.

AMENDMENT PURPOSE:
An amendment numbered 2 printed in House Report 110-371 to prohibit mechanical and brake inspections performed in Mexico of rail cars entering the United States from satisfying U.S. rail safety laws unless inspection standards, enforcement standards, and worker training are certified to meet those of the United States. It prohibits hazardous material inspections performed in Mexico from satisfying applicable U.S. rail safety laws and regulations.

STATUS:

    10/17/2007 4:54pm:
    Amendment (A002) offered by Mrs. Napolitano. (consideration: CR H11689-11690; text: CR H11689)
    10/17/2007 5:04pm:
    On agreeing to the Napolitano amendment (A002) Agreed to by voice vote.

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