Passenger Train Service, Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Transportation and Aeronautics ... 91-2, on H.R. 17849, and S. 3706

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Page 33 - The Corporation shall be a for profit corporation, the purpose of which shall be to provide intercity rail passenger service, employing innovative operating and marketing concepts so as to fully develop the potential of modern rail service in meeting the Nation's intercity passenger transportation requirements.
Page 12 - ... serving at the pleasure of the board. No individual other than a citizen of the United States may be an officer of the corporation. No officer of the corporation...
Page 82 - No contract under section 401 (a) (1) of this Act between a railroad and the Corporation may be made unless the Secretary of Labor has certified to the Corporation that the labor protective provisions of such contract afford affected employees, including affected terminal employees, fair and equitable protection by the railroad.
Page 154 - Any state, regional, or local agency may request of the corporation rail passenger service beyond that included within the basic system. Amtrak shall Institute such service if the state, regional, or local agency agrees to reimburse the corporation for a reasonable portion of any losses associated with such services.
Page 115 - A railroad shall provide fair and equitable arrangements to protect the interests of employees affected by discontinuances of intercity rail passenger service whether occurring before, on, or after January 1, 1975.
Page 114 - ... priority of reemployment of employees terminated or laid off; and (5) paid training or retraining programs. Such arrangements shall include provisions protecting individual employees against a worsening of their positions with respect to their employment...
Page 37 - ... that rail passenger service can help to end the congestion on our highways and the overcrowding of airways and airports; that the traveler in America should to the maximum extent feasible have freedom to choose the mode of travel most convenient to his needs; that to achieve these goals requires the designation of a basic national rail passenger system and the establishment of a rail passenger corporation for the purpose of providing modern, efficient, intercity rail passenger service...
Page 97 - to influence any member of the Commission . . . except by the recognized and public processes" go "to the very core of the Commission's quasi-judicial powers . . ." Massachusetts Bay Telecasters, Inc.
Page 115 - SEC. 513. The Administrator shall take such action as may be necessary to insure that all laborers and mechanics employed by contractors or subcontractors...
Page 10 - SEC. 303. (a) The corporation shall have a board of directors consisting of individuals who are citizens of the United States, of whom one shall be elected annually by the board to serve as chairman.

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