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2006 House Bill 5638: Create passenger rail promotion and lobbying entity

Public Act 173 of 2006

Introduced by Rep. Jerry Kooiman (R) on February 7, 2006
To create a multistate Midwest rail compact to develop, promote and lobby for expansion of passenger rail service in the region. Money would be appropriated by member states for this purpose.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Transportation Committee on February 7, 2006
Reported in the House on March 7, 2006
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the House on March 28, 2006
To give the bill immediate effect.
Received in the Senate on March 29, 2006
Referred to the Senate Transportation Committee on March 29, 2006
Reported in the Senate on May 3, 2006
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the House on May 9, 2006
Motion by Rep. Chris Ward (R) on May 11, 2006
To give the bill immediate effect.
The motion passed 84 to 17 in the House on May 11, 2006.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on May 25, 2006

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