Summary: H.R.3985 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 110-291 (07/14/2008)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Over-the-Road Bus Transportation Accessibility Act of 2007 - Amends federal transportation law to add as a registration condition for motor carriers of passengers that a carrier be willing and able to comply with specified accessibility requirements for transportation provided by an over-the-road bus (characterized by an elevated passenger deck located over a baggage compartment).

Directs the Secretary of Transportation and the Attorney General to enter into a memorandum of understanding to delineate the specific roles and responsibilities of the Department of Transportation and the Department of Justice, respectively, in enforcing carrier compliance with such requirements.