Senate Bill 846
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Transit Infrastructure Vehicle Security Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Mar 14, 2019
Overview
Text
Introduced
Mar 14, 2019
Latest Action
Jun 4, 2019
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
846
Congress
116
Policy Area
Transportation and Public Works
Transportation and Public Works
Primary focus of measure is all aspects of transportation modes and conveyances, including funding and safety matters; Coast Guard; infrastructure development; travel and tourism. Measures concerning water resources and navigation projects may fall under Water Resources Development policy area.
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Wisconsin
Wisconsin
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Transit Infrastructure Vehicle Security Act

This bill prohibits the awarding of a contract to an entity for the procurement of rolling stock for use in public transportation if the manufacturer of the rolling stock is (1) incorporated or has manufacturing facilities in the United States; and (2) is owed or controlled by an entity based in a country that is identified as a nonmarket economy country, was identified by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) as a priority foreign country (e.g., a country that does not protect intellectual property rights), and is subject to monitoring by the USTR. This includes the People's Republic of China.

Any recipient of financial assistance for public transportation that operates a rail fixed guideway service must certify that it will not award any contract for the procurement of rail rolling stock for use in public transportation to a manufacturer of rolling stock that is described by this bill. A recipient that operates a rail fixed guideway public transportation system must certify that it has a written plan for identifying and reducing cybersecurity risks.

Text (2)
Actions (5)
06/04/2019
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
04/09/2019
Referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
04/09/2019
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation discharged by Unanimous Consent.
03/14/2019
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
03/14/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Mar 15, 2019 4:42:10 AM
Updated
Jun 11, 2021 9:58:27 PM