Rail Passenger Disaster Family Assistance Act of 2003
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Rail Passenger Disaster Family Assistance Act of 2003 report (to accompany H.R. 874) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • United States. -- National Transportation Safety Board,
  • Railroad accidents -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Accident victims -- Services for -- United States,
  • Crisis management -- United States

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SeriesReport / 108th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 108-39.
The Physical Object
Pagination15 p. ;
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17613414M

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Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “The term ‘rail passenger accident’ means any rail passenger disaster resulting in a major loss of life occurring in the provision of— “(A) interstate intercity rail passenger transportation (as such term is defined in section ); or. Transportation Disaster Family Assistance in the United States: Current Status & Challenges Elias Kontanis, PhD • Aviation Disaster Family Assistance Act of Air/Rail Passenger Carriers. Family Assistant Teams. Logistics. Investment in Developing &. Amount Available (million) Description Freight Rail Passenger & Tourist Rail Port Infrastructure Clean Diesel Min Service Life (yrs) $ Passenger Rail, Freight Rail & Port Program 10 $ Freight Rail Program 10 $ Clean Diesel Set-Aside 10 $ Total $ $ $ $ The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak (reporting marks AMTK, AMTZ), is a passenger railroad service that provides medium and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to nine Canadian cities.. Founded in as a quasi-public corporation to operate many U.S. passenger rail, it receives a combination of state and federal Predecessor: 20 privately operated .

Shown Here: Passed House amended (09/18/) Aviation Disaster Family Assistance Act of - Amends Federal transportation law to require the Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), after an accident involving a domestic or foreign aircraft that results in a major loss of life of passengers, to: (1) designate and publicize the name and phone number . Task Force on Assistance to Families of Aviation Disasters, Octo k. Public Law , Foreign Air Carrier Family Support Act, Decem 2. PURPOSE. This plan assigns responsibilities and describes the airline and Federal response to an aviation crash involving a significant number of passenger fatalities and/or Size: KB.   H.R. (91 st): An Act to provide financial assistance for and establishment of improved rail passenger service in the United States, to provide for the upgrading of rail roadbed and the modernization of rail passenger equipment, to encourage the development of new modes of high speed ground transportation, to authorize the prescribing of minimum standards for . The Rail Passenger Service Act of is a U.S. federal statute. The Act governs the rail services in the U.S. The Act established the AMTRAK, which is the National Railroad Passenger Corporation in U.S. AMTRAK took over the passenger rail service from the private railroads. AMTRAK provided freight services as a part of Government Cooperation.