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File #: R-18-105   
Type: Resolution Status: Enacted
File created: 12/3/2018 In control: City Council
Final action: 12/17/2018
Enactment date: 12/27/2018 Enactment #: R-2018-097
Title: Urging The Newly Elected Honorable Governor Of New Mexico And The New Mexico State Legislature To Petition The United States Congress To Re-Authorize The Rail Passenger Services Act With Amendments Addressing Discontinuing, Modifying Or Suspending Services (Borrego, Benton)
Attachments: 1. R-105, 2. R-105Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
12/27/2018 City Clerk Published  Action details
12/27/2018 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
12/20/2018 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
12/17/2018 City Council PassedPass Action details
12/3/2018 City Council Introduced  Action details
12/3/2018 President To be heard at the Council Meeting  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY THIRD COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-18-105 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Cynthia D. Borrego, Isaac Benton


RESOLUTION
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Urging The Newly Elected Honorable Governor Of New Mexico And The New Mexico State Legislature To Petition The United States Congress To Re-Authorize The Rail Passenger Services Act With Amendments Addressing Discontinuing, Modifying Or Suspending Services (Borrego, Benton)
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URGING THE NEWLY ELECTED HONORABLE GOVERNOR OF NEW MEXICO AND THE NEW MEXICO STATE LEGISLATURE TO PETITION THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO RE-AUTHORIZE THE RAIL PASSENGER SERVICES ACT WITH AMENDMENTS ADDRESSING DISCONTINUING, MODIFYING OR SUSPENDING SERVICES.
WHEREAS, the National Rail Passenger Act of 1970 established the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, a public corporation, to provide a basic national system of intercity passenger trains; and
WHEREAS, this public stock corporation compliant with the District of Columbia Business Corporation Act, has filed its Articles of Incorporation, and has adopted By Laws governing the Corporation's operation; and
WHEREAS, some of the Corporation's Board of Directors are appointed by the President of the United States and others are elected by shareholders; and
WHEREAS, the Congress will reauthorize those and other features of the National Rail Passenger Act in 2019 with new amendments for a six-year period; and
WHEREAS, reauthorization is an opportunity to address matters important to the States and the traveling public currently having little opportunity to advance their views on matters important to them; and
WHEREAS, the existing statutes do not provide for early consultation with State governments and the traveling public living in the States if and when the Corporation proposes a Major Service Change; and
WHEREAS, there are currently no orderly processes specified by statute to resolve issues affecting consumers, ...

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