Summary: To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide for the minimum size of crews of freight trains, and for other purposes. Cosponsors
ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION: Representative Craig cosponsored the bill on 4/12/19.
STATUS: Introduced 3/13/19 by Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large].
ORGANIZATIONS IN SUPPORT OF THE BILL:
- The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) and the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers-Transportation Division (SMART TD) have announced their support of a bill that calls for two-person rail crews. (Source: Progressive Railroading)