H. R. 3896, Protection of American Jobs in Cross-Border Rail Operations With Mexico Act.

Summary: To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide that only citizens or nationals of the United States may operate trains within the United States that originate in Mexico. (Cosponsors Bipartisan)

ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative Craig Cosponsored the bill on 10/29/19.

STATUS: Introduced 7/23/19 by Rep. Lipinski, Daniel [D-IL-3].

INFORMATION RELATED TO THE BILL:

  • A bill just introduced in the House of Representatives, H.R. 3896 (https://bit.ly/2SywNNz), would amend Title 49, United States Code, “to provide that only citizens or nationals of the United States may operate trains within the United States that originate in Mexico.” Please tell your Representatives and Senators about this important issue and ask them to support our efforts by co-sponsoring H.R. 3896, which was introduced by Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-IL), Chairman of the Railroad Subcommittee and co-sponsored by Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA).

    “These are issues of high importance to the BLET,” National President Dennis R. Pierce said. “I urge all BLET members and their families to build on the momentum generated in the past week by taking a few minutes to call your members of Congress on these two vital issues. Please help us to protect our jobs, our craft and our future.” (Source: Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen)

ADDITIONAL DETAIL:

  • Link to the text of the bill.
  • Link to bill information (support and opposition) on Countable.

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