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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 876

PUBLIC LAW 100-372—JULY 19, 1988

Public Law 100-372 100th Congress An Act July 19, 1988 [S. 623]

To amend the Independent Safety Board Act of 1974 to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1987, 1988, 1989, and 1990, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

Independent Safety Board Act Amendments of SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. 1988. This Act may be cited as the 'Independent Safety Board Act Transportation. Amendments of 1988". 49 USC app. 1901 note. SEC. 2. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. (a) GENERAL AUTHORIZATION.—Section 309 of the Independent

Safety Board Act of 1974 (49 U.S.C. App. 1907) is amended by adding at the end the following: "There are authorized to be appropriated for the purposes of this Act not to exceed $25,400,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1988; $27,000,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1989; and $28,600,000 for fiscal year ending September 30, 1990. Such sums shall remain available until expended.". Ob) ESTABLISHMENT OF EMERGENCY FuND.—Section 309 of such Act is further amended by inserting "(a)" after "309." and by adding at the end the following new subsection: "OD) An emergency fund of $1,000,000 is authorized for expenditure by the Board to be available for necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, of the Board for accident investigations. There is authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to establish the emergency fund under the preceding sentence and to replenish the fund annually. Such sums are authorized to remain available until expended.". SEC. 3. ELIMINATION OF CERTAIN NOTICE REQUIREMENTS. Federal Register, publication. Public information.

(a) REPORTS.—Section 304(a)(2) of the Independent Safety Board Act of 1974 (49 U.S.C. App. 1903(a)(2)) is amended by striking "and to cause notice of the issuance and availability of such reports to be published in the Federal Register". (b) SAFETY RECOMMENDATIONS.—The last sentence of section 307(a) of the Independent Safety Board Act of 1974 (49 U.S.C. App. 1906(a)) is amended to read as follows: "The Board shall make copies of each such recommendation and response thereto available to the public at reasonable cost.". SEC. 4. TRAINING SCHOOLS.

Section 304(b) of the Independent Safety Board Act of 1974 (49 U.S.C. App. 1903(b)) is amended by redesignating paragraph (10) as paragraph (11) and by inserting after paragraph (9) the following new paragraph: "(10) The Board may at any time utilize on a reimbursable basis the services of the Transportation Safety Institute of the Department of Transportation (established for the purpose of developing