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Bus Regulatory Reform Act Amendments of 1983

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Official Title as Introduced

A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, relating to the abandonment of intrastate bus transportation and State regulation of practices with respect to that transportation, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
10/03/1983Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

Date All Actions
10/17/1983Referred to Subcommittee on Surface Transportation.
Action By: Committee on Public Works and Transportation
10/17/1983Executive Comment Requested from DOT, ICC, OMB.
10/03/1983Referred to House Committee on Public Works and Transportation.
Action By: House of Representatives
10/03/1983Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (20)

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Public Works and Transportation10/03/1983 Referred to
House Public Works and Transportation Subcommittee on Surface Transportation10/17/1983 Referred to

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Introduced in House (10/03/1983)

Bus Regulatory Reform Act Amendments of 1983 - Amends the Interstate Commerce Act to revise procedures for the discontinuance of bus transportation in a State. Repeals provisions which prohibit a State or political subdivision from enacting or enforcing any law relating to the discontinuance of bus service under the jurisdiction of the Interstate Commerce Commission. Requires the Commission to consult with a State before issuing a certificate authorizing a person to provide bus transportation in such State.

Makes it Federal transportation policy to coordinate State and Federal regulatory actions to ensure the provision of bus service to rural communities which have no other means of public transportation.

States that the Commission does not have authority over certain reduced levels of service in intrastate transportation.

Expresses the sense of Congress that the Interstate Commerce Commission and the States should work cooperatively to ensure the preservation of bus service in areas threatened with the total loss of public transportation.