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October 25, 2007, 12:00 am ET - Amendment SA 3457 proposed by Senator Lautenberg for Senator Murray.
October 25, 2007, 12:00 am ET - Amendment SA 3457 as modified agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.

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SA 3457. Mrs. MURRAY proposed an amendment to the bill S. 294, to reauthorize Amtrak, and for other purposes; as follows:

On page 189, after line 25, add the following:
TITLE V--MISCELLANEOUS


SEC. 501. STRATEGIC PLAN ON EXPANDED CROSS-BORDER PASSENGER RAIL SERVICE DURING THE 2010 OLYMPIC GAMES.
Not later than 120 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, Amtrak shall, in consultation with the Secretary of Homeland Security, the Washington State Department of Transportation, and the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway--
(1) develop a strategic plan to facilitate expanded passenger rail service across the international border between the United States and Canada during the 2010 Olympic Games on the Amtrak passenger rail route between Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and Eugene, Oregon (commonly known as ``Amtrak Cascades'');
(2) develop recommendations for the Department of Homeland Security to process efficiently rail passengers traveling on Amtrak Cascades across such international border during the 2010 Olympic Games; and
(3) submit to Congress a report containing the strategic plan described in paragraph (1) and the recommendations described in paragraph (2).


(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Oct 25, 2007.)