PUBLIC LAW 103-165—DEC. 2, 1993 107 STAT. 1977 Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. That the Congress recognizes the critical role of Amtrak in the Nation's transportation system, and that the Nation profoundly thanks W. Graham Claytor, Jr., for a lifetime of dedication and superb service to this Nation, for his willingness to assume major new public challenges at a time when his peers had long ago retired, for his ability to profoundly change the course of events, from the lives of the sailors of the U.S.S. Indianapolis to the preservation of national rail passenger service, and for his brilliant stewardship of Amtrak over the past decade. Approved December 2, 1998. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.J. Res. 294: CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 139 (1993): Nov. 19, considered and passed House and Senate.