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49 U.S. Code § 31115 - Enforcement

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On the request of the Secretary of Transportation, the Attorney General shall bring a civil action for appropriate injunctive relief to ensure compliance with this subchapter or subchapter I of this chapter. The action may be brought in a district court of the United States in any State in which the relief is required. On a proper showing, the court shall issue a temporary restraining order or preliminary or permanent injunction. An injunction under this section may order a State or person to comply with this subchapter, subchapter I, or a regulation prescribed under this subchapter or subchapter I.

Historical and Revision Notes



Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)


49 App.:2313.

Jan. 6, 1983, Pub. L. 97–424, § 413, 96 Stat. 2160; Oct. 30, 1984, Pub. L. 98–554, § 214, 98 Stat. 2844.

The words “to assure compliance with the terms of this chapter” and “In any action under this section” are omitted as surplus. The last sentence is substituted for 49 App.:2313 (last sentence) for clarity and to eliminate unnecessary words.