H.R.3772 - To prohibit Amtrak from disposing wastes from trains, and for other purposes.101st Congress (1989-1990)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Nielson, Howard C. [R-UT-3] (Introduced 11/20/1989)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/11/1989 Referred to the Subcommittee on Transportation and Hazardous Materials. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3772 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/20/1989)
Amends the Rail Passenger Service Act to repeal an exemption from specified communicable disease control requirements of the Public Health Service Act for waste disposal from railroads operating in intercity rail passenger service.
Prohibits the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) from discharging waste from its trains except at servicing areas approved by the Commissioner of Food and Drugs. Requires Amtrak to impose a service charge on its passengers to cover costs incurred by it in complying with this Act.