House Panel On Board With Railroad Antitrust Bill

Law360, New York (September 16, 2009, 5:20 PM EDT) -- The U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Wednesday sent forward a bill designed to roll back antitrust exemptions for railroad operators while pledging to continue working closely with railroad and shipping officials to iron out remaining industry concerns.

Members of the Judiciary Committee agreed by a voice vote to report the Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act of 2009, H.R. 233, to the full House for final approval. The bill was introduced in January by Reps. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., Rodney Alexander, R-La., and Earl Pomeroy, D-N.D....
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