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High Speed Rail Corridor Development Act of 2020

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116TH CONGRESS 
2D SESSION H. R. 5805 

To reauthorize the high-speed rail corridor development program, and for 
other purposes. 

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 

FEBRUARY 7, 2020 
Mr. COSTA (for himself, Mr. COX of California, Mr. MOULTON, Mr. MORELLE, 

Mr. CUELLAR, Mr. SOTO, Mr. CRIST, Mr. CASTRO of Texas, Mr. 
CORREA, and Mr. GARAMENDI) introduced the following bill; which was 
referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure 

A BILL 
To reauthorize the high-speed rail corridor development 

program, and for other purposes. 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-1

tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 2

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. 3

This Act may be cited as the ‘‘High Speed Rail Cor-4

ridor Development Act of 2020’’. 5

SEC. 2. HIGH-SPEED RAIL CORRIDOR DEVELOPMENT. 6

(a) COMPETITIVE GRANT SELECTION AND CRITERIA 7

FOR GRANTS.—Section 26106(e) of title 49, United States 8

Code, is amended— 9

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(1) by striking paragraph (2)(C)(i)(IV) and in-1

serting the following: 2

‘‘(IV) environmental benefits, in-3

cluding projects that involve the pur-4

chase of environmentally sensitive, 5

fuel-efficient or electrified next gen-6

eration, and cost effective passenger 7

rail equipment;’’; and 8

(2) by adding at the end the following: 9

‘‘(5) PRIORITY.—In awarding grants under the 10

program, the Secretary shall give priority to an ap-11

plication that provides for a greater non-Federal 12

share of the cost of a project relative to other appli-13

cations.’’. 14

(b) SET-ASIDE FOR PROJECTS WITH CERTAIN NON- 15

FEDERAL SHARE.—Section 26106(f) of title 49, United 16

States Code, is amended— 17

(1) by striking ‘‘The Federal share’’ and insert-18

ing the following: 19

‘‘(1) IN GENERAL.—The Federal share’’; and 20

(2) by adding at the end the following: 21

‘‘(2) SET-ASIDE.—In carrying out this section, 22

the Secretary shall set aside for each fiscal year 50 23

percent of the funds made available to carry out this 24

section for projects with a Federal share that does 25

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not exceed 50 percent of the project net capital 1

cost.’’. 2

(c) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—Section 3

26106(h) of title 49, United States Code, is amended to 4

read as follows: 5

‘‘(h) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—There 6

are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary to carry 7

out this section— 8

‘‘(1) $8,000,000,000 for fiscal year 2021; 9

‘‘(2) $8,000,000,000 for fiscal year 2022; 10

‘‘(3) $8,000,000,000 for fiscal year 2023; and 11

‘‘(4) $8,000,000,000 for fiscal year 2024.’’. 12

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Picture Name From Date Type
Jim Costa D-CA 02/07/2020 Sponsor
Darren Soto D-FL 02/07/2020 Cosponsor
C Ruppersberger D-MD 02/26/2020 Cosponsor
Seth Moulton D-MA 02/07/2020 Cosponsor
Joseph Morelle D-NY 02/07/2020 Cosponsor
John Garamendi D-CA 02/07/2020 Cosponsor
Henry Cuellar D-TX 02/07/2020 Cosponsor
Charlie Crist D-FL 02/07/2020 Cosponsor
TJ Cox D-CA 02/07/2020 Cosponsor
J Correa D-CA 02/07/2020 Cosponsor
Joaquin Castro D-TX 02/07/2020 Cosponsor
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Date Branch Action
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Summary
There is one summary for H.R.5805. View summaries Shown Here:Introduced in House (02/07/2020) High Speed Rail Corridor Development Act of 2020 This bill revises and reauthorizes through FY2024 the high-speed rail corridor development competitive grant program of the Department of Transportation (DOT). In awarding grants, the bill requires DOT to prioritize (1) projects that involve the purchase of electrified next generation passenger rail equipment, and (2) applications for projects that provide for a greater non-federal share of the cost of such projects. DOT must also for each fiscal year set aside 50% of funds for projects with a federal share that does not exceed 50% of the project net capital cost.
Shown Here:Introduced in House (02/07/2020) High Speed Rail Corridor Development Act of 2020 This bill revises and reauthorizes through FY2024 the high-speed rail corridor development competitive grant program of the Department of Transportation (DOT). In awarding grants, the bill requires DOT to prioritize (1) projects that involve the purchase of electrified next generation passenger rail equipment, and (2) applications for projects that provide for a greater non-federal share of the cost of such projects. DOT must also for each fiscal year set aside 50% of funds for projects with a federal share that does not exceed 50% of the project net capital cost.
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(c)Authorization of appropriationsSection 26106(h) of title 49, United States Code, is amended to read as follows: (h)Authorization of appropriationsThere are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary to carry out this section— (1)$8,000,000,000 for fiscal year 2021; (2)$8,000,000,000 for fiscal year 2022; (3)$8,000,000,000 for fiscal year 2023; and (4)$8,000,000,000 for fiscal year 2024

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