102 STAT. 614
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11 USC 1106 note.
PUBLIC LAW 100-334—JUNE 16, 1988
"(A) the dismissal of the case involved; or "(B) the effective date of a plan confirmed under section 1129 of such title which provides for the continued payment after confirmation of the plan of all such benefits at the level established under paragraph (2) of this subsection, at any time prior to the confirmation of the plan, for the duration of the period the debtor (as defined in such title) has obligated itself to provide such benefits. "(4) No such benefits paid between the filing of a petition in a case covered by this section and the time a plan confirmed under section 1129 of such title with respect to such case becomes effective shall be deducted or offset from the amount allowed as claims for any benefits which remain unpaid, or from the amount to be paid under the plan with respect to such claims for unpaid benefits, whether such claims for unpaid benefits are based upon or arise from a right to future benefits or from any benefit not paid as a result of modifications allowed pursuant to this section. "(5) No claim for benefits covered by this section shall be limited by section 502(b)(7) of such title.". (2) Section 608(b) of the second title VI of the joint resolution entitled "Joint resolution making continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 1987, and for other purposes", approved October 30, 1986 (Public Law 99-591; 100 Stat. 3341-74), is amended by inserting before the period the following: "and before the date of the enactment of the Retiree Benefits Bankruptcy Protection Act of 1988". (3) Section 608 of the second title VI of the joint resolution entitled "Joint resolution making continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 1987, and for other purposes", approved October 30, 1986 (Public Law 99-591; 100 Stat. 3341-74), is amended— (A) by redesignating subsections (b) and (c) as subsections (c) and (d), respectively, and (B) by adding at the end the following: "(b)(1) Notwithstanding any provision of title 11 of the United States Code, the trustee shall pay an allowable claim of any person for a benefit paid— "(A) before the filing of the petition under title 11 of the United States Code; and "(B) directly or indirectly to a retired former employee under a plan, fund, or program described in subsection (a)(D; if, as determined by the court, such person is entitled to recover from such employee, or any provider of health care to such employee, directly or indirectly, the amount of such benefit for which such person receives no payment from the debtor. "(2) For purposes of paragraph (1), the term 'provider of health care' means a person who— "(A) is the direct provider of health care (including a physician, dentist, nurse, podiatrist, optometrist, physician assistant, or ancillary personnel employed under the supervision of a physician); or "(B) administers a facility or institution (including a hospital, alcohol and drug abuse treatment facility, outpatient facility, or health maintenance organization) in which health care is provided.". (b) PUBLIC LAW 99-656.—Section 2 of the Act entitled "An Act to amend the interest provisions of the Declaration of Taking Act", approved November 14, 1986 (Public Law 99-656), is repealed.