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October 25, 2007, 12:00 am ET - Amendment SA 3459 proposed by Senator Lautenberg for Senator Murray.
October 25, 2007, 12:00 am ET - Amendment SA 3459 as modified agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.

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SA 3459. Mrs. MURRAY proposed an amendment to the bill S. 294, to reauthorize Amtrak, and for other purposes; as follows:

On page 33, between lines 10 and 11, insert the following:
SEC. 210A. REPORT ON SERVICE DELAYS ON CERTAIN PASSENGER RAIL ROUTES.
Not later than 120 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Inspector General of the Department of Transportation shall submit to Congress a report that--
(1) describes service delays and the sources of such delays on--
(A) the Amtrak passenger rail route between Seattle, Washington, and Los Angeles, California (commonly known as the ``Coast Starlight''); and
(B) the Amtrak passenger rail route between Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and Eugene, Oregon (commonly known as ``Amtrak Cascades''); and
(2) contains recommendations for improving the on-time performance of such routes.


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