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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-457—SEPT. 30, 1988

102 STAT. 2153

of the 2.5 mile Automated Skyway Express project and will cover full project costs for completion of the project including Federal financial participation consisting of "Discretionary Grants as made available by Congress: Provided further, That the Secretary shall commence negotiations with the Jacksonville Transportation Authority to enter into such revised contract no later than 30 days after enactment and shall conclude such negotiations no later than 90 days after enactment of this section. SEC. 332. (a) The Federal Aviation Administration shall satisfy the following air traffic controller work force staffing requirements by September 30, 1989: (1) total air traffic controller work force level of not less than 16,800; (2) total full performance level air traffic controllers of not less than 10,832; and (3) at least 70 percent of the air traffic controller work force, at each center and level 3 and above terminal shall have achieved operational controller status. O> The Secretary may waive any requirement of this section by f) c certifying that such requirement would adversely affect aviation safety: Provided, That such a waiver shall become effective 30 days after the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives are notified in writing of the Secretary's intention to waive and reasons for waiving such requirement. SEC. 333. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary of Transportation shall make payment of compensation under subsection 419 of the Federal Aviation Act of 1958, as amended, only to the extent and in the manner provided in appropriations Acts, at times and in a manner determined by the Secretary to be appropriate, and claim for such compensation shall not arise except in accordance with this provision. SEC. 334. The authority conferred by section 513(d) of the Airport and Airway Improvement Act of 1982, as amended, to issue letters of intent shall remain in effect subsequent to September 30, 1992. Letters of intent may be issued under such subsection to applicants determined to be qualified under such Act: Provided, That, notwithstanding any other provision of law, all such letters of intent in excess of $10,000,000 shall be submitted for approval to the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and House of Representatives; the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate; and the Committee on Public Works and Transportation of the House of Representatives. SEC. 335. Section 347(d) of Public Law 100-202 is amended by striking out "(8)" each place it appears and inserting in lieu thereof "(9)" and by striking out "State of Georgia" and inserting in lieu thereof "States of Georgia and West Virginia". SEC. 336. Section 501(c) of the Rail Passenger Service Act (45 U.S.C. 581(c)) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new paragraph: "(5) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any commuter authority that could have contracted with Amtrak Commuter for the provision of commuter service but which elected to operate directly its own commuter service as of January 1, 1983, shall be exempt from the payment of any taxes or other fees to the same extent as the Corporation is exempt. Such exemption shall be effective as of October 1, 1981.".

49 USC app. 1348 note.

49 USC app. 2212 note.

Georgia. West Virginia. 23 USC 129.

Railroads. Taxes.

Effective date.