October 29, 2007, 12:00 am ET - Amendment SA 3472 proposed by Senator Lott for Senator Tester.
October 29, 2007, 12:00 am ET - Amendment SA 3472 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
Full Text of this Amendment
On page 25, between lines 16 and 17, insert the following:
(f) NORTH COAST HIAWATHA ROUTE.--Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act, Amtrak shall conduct a 1-time evaluation of passenger rail service between Chicago and Seattle, through Southern Montana (commonly known as the ``North Coast Hiawatha Route''), which was operated by Amtrak until 1979, using methodologies adopted under subsection (c), to determine whether to reinstate passenger rail service along the North Coast Hiawatha Route or along segments of such route,
provided that such service will not negatively impact existing Amtrak routes.
(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Oct 29, 2007.)