H.R.6003 - Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008
To reauthorize Amtrak, and for other purposes. view all titles (4)
All Bill Titles
- Official: To reauthorize Amtrak, and for other purposes. as introduced.
- Short: Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008 as reported to house.
- Short: Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008 as passed house.
- Short: Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008 as introduced.
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|Latest Amendment||Status||Purpose View All Amendments |
|H.Amdt1077||Pass||An amendment numbered 1 printed in House Report 110-703 to provide that none of the funds may be used to employ workers in violation of section 274A of the Immigration and Nationality Act; require the Secretary of Transportation to conduct a study on ways to streamline compliance with National Historic Preservation Act requirements for federally funded railroad infrastructure projects; insert provisions regarding the Northeast Corridor; require studies regarding the expansion of the South Central High-Speed Rail Corridor to Memphis and to far south Texas; require proposals for building station stops for the proposed high-speed rail system in the Northeast Corridor; authorize intercity passenger rail grants to be used for bicycle access into rolling stock and would provide bicycle racks in trains and make technical corrections to the bill.|
|H.Amdt1078||Pass||An amendment numbered 2 printed in House Report 110-703 to authorize the Transportation Secretary to make grants to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority to finance in part the capital and preventive maintenance projects included in the Capital Improvement Program approved by the Board of Directors of the Transit Authority; and prohibit funds to the Transit Authority unless the Authority ensures its rail customers have access to any services provided by any licensed wireless provider that notifies the Authority of its intent to offer services to the public.|
|H.Amdt1079||Pass||An amendment numbered 3 printed in House Report 110-703 to require Amtrak to engage in good faith discussions, with commuter rail entities and public transportation authorities operating on the same trackage owned by a rail carrier as Amtrak, with respect to routing and timing of trains to efficiently move a maximal number of commuters, intercity, and passenger rail passengers, particularly during peak times of commuter usage. The amendment would also require such discussion with respect to the expansion and enhancement of commuter rail and regional rail public transportation service.|
|Latest Actions View All Actions |
|May 7th||Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.|
|May 7th||Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E875-876)|
Roll call number 400 in the House
Question: On Passage: H R 6003 Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act