S.1710 - Pets on Trains Act of 2013113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Whitehouse, Sheldon [D-RI] (Introduced 11/14/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||11/14/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1710 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (11/14/2013)
Pets on Trains Act of 2013 - Directs the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) to propose a pet policy that allows passengers to transport domesticated cats or dogs on certain Amtrak trains.
Requires Amtrak to collect a fee for each cat or dog transported by a ticketed passenger to cover administrative costs.
Declares that the proposed policy shall be separate from and in addition to the policy governing Amtrak passengers traveling with service animals.