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S Amdt 3453 - Amtrak Federal Subsidy Limits - Key Vote

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Joe Biden, Jr. voted Nay (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

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Amendment - Amendment Rejected (Senate) (28-66) - (Key vote)

Title: Amtrak Federal Subsidy Limits

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass an amendment that would limit the per passenger subsidies available to Amtrak through Federal funding.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits Federal funds from being used for the operation of Amtrak train routes that have per passenger subsidies of over $200 during the first fiscal year after the date of enactment and over $100 after the fifth fiscal year of enactment.
  • Requires Inspector General to submit a report that lists the new subsidy levels and states that Amtrak will terminate train routes that have per passenger subsidies above the set limits.
Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Amtrak Federal Subsidy Limits

Sponsors

  • John E. Sununu (NH - R) (Out Of Office)
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