H.R. 17849 (91st): An Act to provide financial assistance for and establishment of improved rail passenger service in the United States, to provide for the upgrading of rail roadbed and the modernization of rail passenger equipment, to encourage the development of new modes of high speed ground transportation, to authorize the prescribing of minimum standards for railroad passenger service, to amend section 13(a) of the Interstate Commerce Act, and for other purposes

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Introduced:

91st Congress (1969–1971)

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Enacted on Oct 30, 1970

Law:

Pub.L. 91-518

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Last Updated: Oct 30, 1970

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GPO FDSys – United States Statutes at Large

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