49 USC 24706 - Discontinuance

(a) Notice of Discontinuance.— 

(1) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, at least 180 days before a discontinuance under section 247041 or or[2] discontinuing service over a route, Amtrak shall give notice of the discontinuance in the way Amtrak decides will give a State, a regional or local authority, or another person the opportunity to agree to share or assume the cost of any part of the train, route, or service to be discontinued.
(2) Notice of the discontinuance under section 247041 or paragraph (1) shall be posted in all stations served by the train to be discontinued at least 14 days before the discontinuance.
(b) Discontinuance for Lack of Appropriations.— 


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(1) Amtrak may discontinue service under section 247041 or subsection (a)(1) during
(A) the first month of a fiscal year if the authorization of appropriations and the appropriations for Amtrak are not enacted at least 90 days before the beginning of the fiscal year; and
(B) the 30 days following enactment of an appropriation for Amtrak or a rescission of an appropriation.
(2) Amtrak shall notify each affected State or regional or local transportation authority of a discontinuance under this subsection as soon as possible after Amtrak decides to discontinue the service.
[1] See References in Text note below.
[2] So in original.