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Rail Passenger Disaster Family Assistance Act of 2003

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

Rail Passenger Disaster Family Assistance Act of 2003

report (to accompany H.R. 874) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- National Transportation Safety Board.,
  • Railroad accidents -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Accident victims -- Services for -- United States.,
  • Crisis management -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 108th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 108-39.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p. ;
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17720774M

    C Use of Light Rail Vehicles on the General Rail System The genesis of much of the research on this topic came from the series of reports by David Phraner (Phraner ; Phraner a; Phraner b; Phraner et al. ) and colleagues focus- ing on overseas developments in the application of light rail transit (LRT) and diesel multiple. ii Railways and Transport Safety Act (c. 20) General 12 Crown application 13 Regulations 14 Extent PART 2 OFFICE OF RAIL REGULATION 15 Establishment 16 Transfer of functions 17 Extent PART 3 BRITISH TRANSPORT POLICE Police File Size: KB.

    And sometimes they are meant to garner political support for a law by giving it a catchy name (as with the 'USA Patriot Act' or the 'Take Pride in America Act') or by invoking public outrage or sympathy (as with any number of laws named for victims of crimes). History books, newspapers, and other sources use the popular name to refer to these laws. Aviation Disaster Family Assistance Act of SEC. SHORT TITLE. This title may be cited as the ``Aviation Disaster Family Assistance Act of ''. [[Page STAT. ]] SEC. ASSISTANCE BY NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD TO FAMILIES OF PASSENGERS INVOLVED IN AIRCRAFT ACCIDENTS. (a) Authority To Provide Assistance

      I have determined that the damage in certain areas of the State of Texas resulting from Hurricane Harvey beginning on Aug , and continuing, is of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant a major disaster declaration under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. et seq. (the “Stafford. (a)(2) for services and assistance provided by the organization. ``(12) Travel and care expensesAn assurance that the foreign air carrier will assist the family of any passenger in traveling to the location of the accident and provide for the physical care of the family while the family is staying at such location.


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Rail Passenger Disaster Family Assistance Act of 2003 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Download PDF EPUB FB2

Rail Passenger Disaster Family Assistance Act of - (Sec. 2) Amends Federal transportation law to require the Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), as soon as practicable after being notified of a rail passenger accident involving a major loss of life, to: (1) designate and publicize the name and phone number of an.

Get this from a library. Rail Passenger Disaster Family Assistance Act of report (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

[United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.]. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow more. H.R. (th). To establish a program, coordinated by the National Transportation Safety Board, of assistance to families of passengers involved in rail passenger accidents.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. To help family members and loved ones cope with the unknown, the waiting, and the realities of a train accident, the federal government passed the Rail Passenger Disaster Family Assistance Act (RPDFAA) of The Act was designed to provide assistance to the families of victims of railway accidents.

An overview is below. Rail Passenger Disaster Family Assistance Act. Passed as part of an omnibus rail safety bill inthe Rail Passenger Disaster Family Assistance Act ("RPDFAA") provides that the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) assist families in recovering and identifying loved : Brett Snider, Esq.

Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “The term ‘rail passenger accident’ means any rail passenger disaster resulting in a major loss of life occurring in the provision of— “(A) interstate intercity rail passenger transportation (as such term is defined in section ); or.

Transportation Disaster Family Assistance in the United States: Current Status & Challenges Elias Kontanis, PhD • Aviation Disaster Family Assistance Act of Air/Rail Passenger Carriers.

Family Assistant Teams. Logistics. Investment in Developing &. Amount Available (million) Description Freight Rail Passenger & Tourist Rail Port Infrastructure Clean Diesel Min Service Life (yrs) $ Passenger Rail, Freight Rail & Port Program 10 $ Freight Rail Program 10 $ Clean Diesel Set-Aside 10 $ Total $ $ $ $ The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak (reporting marks AMTK, AMTZ), is a passenger railroad service that provides medium and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to nine Canadian cities.

Founded in as a quasi-public corporation to operate many U.S. passenger rail, it receives a combination of state and federal Predecessor: 20 privately operated. Shown Here: Passed House amended (09/18/) Aviation Disaster Family Assistance Act of - Amends Federal transportation law to require the Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), after an accident involving a domestic or foreign aircraft that results in a major loss of life of passengers, to: (1) designate and publicize the name and phone number.

Task Force on Assistance to Families of Aviation Disasters, Octo k. Public LawForeign Air Carrier Family Support Act, Decem 2. PURPOSE. This plan assigns responsibilities and describes the airline and Federal response to an aviation crash involving a significant number of passenger fatalities and/or Size: KB.

H.R. (91 st): An Act to provide financial assistance for and establishment of improved rail passenger service in the United States, to provide for the upgrading of rail roadbed and the modernization of rail passenger equipment, to encourage the development of new modes of high speed ground transportation, to authorize the prescribing of minimum standards for.

The Rail Passenger Service Act of is a U.S. federal statute. The Act governs the rail services in the U.S. The Act established the AMTRAK, which is the National Railroad Passenger Corporation in U.S.

AMTRAK took over the passenger rail service from the private railroads. AMTRAK provided freight services as a part of Government Cooperation. Passenger Train Emergency Preparedness Final Rule. On May 4,FRA published a final rule on passenger train emergency preparedness that was codified at 49 CFR part See 63 FR (May 4, ).

The rule addresses passenger train emergencies of various kinds, including security situations, and sets minimum Federal safety. The Railways and Transport Safety Act (c 10) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom Purposes of the Act.

The purposes of The purposes of the Act include: the creation of the Rail Accident Investigation Branch; the replacement of the Rail Regulator by a Regulatory Board, the Office of Rail Regulation.

the creation of a Amended by: Railways ActPolice and. Disaster Declarations & Assistance. Passenger Rail Division, Office of Railroad Safety, Mail S Federal Railroad Administration, New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC (telephone: ); or Anna Nassif Winkle, Trial Attorney, Office of Chief Counsel, Mail S Federal Railroad Administration, New Jersey.

On May 1, exactly one year before final implementation, the Rail Passenger Service Act of was introduced, providing for the formation of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation -- or Railpax. A reluctant President Nixon signed the bill into law on October Rail and Port Grants Solicitation Governor Cuomo Announces Passenger & Freight Rail Assistance Program Funding Availability.

Pursuant to the new five-year State Transportation Plan, the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) is soliciting candidate projects for funding under the Passenger & Freight Rail Assistance Program (PFRAP) and other.

6 The Foreign Air Carrier Family Assistance Act was enacted on Decem The crash of Korean Airline Flight occurred on August 6, 7 Compare 49 U.S.C. § with 49 U.S.C. § (). 2. Pursuant to the Aviation Disaster Family Assistance Act ofthe NTSB has the primary Federal responsibility for facilitating victim recovery and identification.

It is understood that the presiding medical examiner or coroner is legally responsible for .Foreign air carriers must adhere to a “family assistance plan” in the event of an accident on American soil resulting in major loss of life the Aviation Disaster Family Assistance Act of Author: Gary A.

Gardner.This ensured effective coordination for the support provided to family members following major aviation accidents, known as the Aviation Disaster Family Assistance Act of Following the crash of American Eagle Flightseveral areas of critical importance to the families were mishandled.

The victim identification process fell short.