Information on regulatory reform under the Staggers Rail Act of 1980
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Information on regulatory reform under the Staggers Rail Act of 1980 report by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by The Office, U.S. General Accounting Office, Document Handling and Information Services Facility, [distributor in Washington, D.C, Gaithersburg, Md .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • United States.,
  • Railroads -- United States -- Rates,
  • Railroad law -- United States

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Edition Notes

Statementby the U.S. General Accounting Office
The Physical Object
Pagination[1] leaf, v, 17 p. ;
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14900717M

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Title: RCED Information on Regulatory Reform Under the Staggers Rail Act of Subject: Transportation Created Date: 8/17/ PM.   The Staggers Rail Act of marked a dramatic change in the evolution of the U.S. railroad industry by eliminating or greatly reducing federal regulatory control . The Staggers Rail Act of is a United States federal law that deregulated the American railroad industry to a significant extent, and it replaced the regulatory structure that had existed since the Interstate Commerce Act of Enacted by: the 96th United States Congress. (Measure passed House, amended, roll call # ()) Harley O. Staggers Rail Act of - Declares that the goals of this Act are: (1) to assist in rehabilitating the Nation's rail system to meet the demands of interstate commerce and national defense; (2) to reform Federal regulatory policy so as to preserve a safe and efficient rail.

In , the motor carrier industry and the railroad industry experienced substantial regulatory reform as a result of the passage of the Motor Carrier Act of (July 1, ) and the Staggers Rail Act (Octo ). Although the extent of regula­ tory changes will not rival those seen since the. Shown Here: Passed House amended (09/09/) (Measure passed House, amended, roll call # ()) Harley O. Staggers Rail Act of - Declares that the goals of this Act are: (1) to assist in rehabilitating the Nation's rail system to meet the demands of interstate commerce and national defense; (2) to reform Federal regulatory policy so as to preserve a safe and efficient rail system. provisions of bhe Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of and the Staggers Rail Act. of As you are aware, one of the Staggers Rail Act’ s major goals was to provide a regulatory process that balances the needs of railroads, shippers, and the public. This report provides information on how shippers obtain rate relief. The Staggers Rail Act of Eliminated many of the economic regulations on rates and prices for much of the rail industry ___________ is/are a major barrier to the effective use of information .

Shown Here: Conference report filed in House (09/29/) (Conference report filed in House, H. Rept. ) Staggers Rail Act of - Declares that the goals of this Act are: (1) to assist in rehabilitating the Nation's rail system to meet the demands of interstate commerce and national defense; (2) to reform Federal regulatory policy so as to preserve a safe and efficient rail system; (3.   Forty years ago today (Oct. 14, ), President Jimmy Carter signed the Staggers Rail Act into law. The landmark legislation partially deregulated the U.S. rail industry, and created “today’s nimble, resilient rail network built upon a rock-solid foundation,” noted Association of American Railroads President and CEO Ian Jefferies. It enabled railroads to enter into contracts with. "§ Certification of rail carrier cost accounting systems "(a) Within days after the effective date of the Staggers Rail Ante, p. Act of , each rail carrier providing transportation subject to the jurisdiction of the Interstate Commerce Commission under sub- 49 use Background of Staggers IMPETUS TO REGULATORY REFORM By the mid's, railroads were under severe financial stress, and policymakers began to look to regulatory reform to improve the operating and financial performance of the system. The movement culminated in the passage of the Staggers Act. Public policy concerns over the railroad industry.