H.R.5801 - To prohibit the use of Federal funds for the subsidization of Amtrak sleeper class service, and for other purposes.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Thornberry, Mac [R-TX-13] (Introduced 07/20/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||07/21/2010 Referred to the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials.|
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Summary: H.R.5801 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/20/2010)
Directs Amtrak to ensure that fares charged for sleeper class service on all Amtrak long-distance routes are priced to equal all of the operating costs for providing such service.
Requires Amtrak to discontinue such service in cases where total service costs exceed total revenues for the service for the first full fiscal year beginning after enactment of this Act.
Prohibits Amtrak from using federal funds to subsidize sleeper class service.