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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-561—OCT. 31, 1988

102 STAT. 2817

SEC. 307. PIPELINE SAFETY INSTRUCTORS.

To the extent and in such amounts as are provided in advance by appropriation Acts, the Secretary of Transportation shall increase by not less than 2 the number of instructors of pipeline safety at the Transportation Safety Institute of the Department of Transportation. SEC. 308. CLARIFICATION OF CONGRESSIONAL INTENT.

The Act entitled "An Act to revise, codify, and enact without substantive change the Interstate Commerce Act and related laws as subtitle IV of title 49, United States Code, Transportation' ", approved October 17, 1978 (92 Stat. 1337; Public Law 95-473) does not repeal and has no substantive effect on any rights, obligations, liabilities, or remedies of oil pipelines, including those arising under any provisions of the Interstate Commerce Act (49 U.S.C. App. 1 et seq.) or the Pomerene Bills of Lading Act (49 U.S.C. App. 81 et seq.), before any Federal department or agency or official thereof or a court of competent jurisdiction.

TITLE IV—MOTOR VEHICLE INFORMATION AND COST SAVINGS SEC. 401. TRANSFER OF TITLES HELD BY LIENHOLDERS.

Section 408(d)(1) of the Motor Vehicle Information and Cost Savings Act (15 U.S.C. 1988(d)(1)) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subparagraph: "(C) In the case of a transferor to whom title to a motor vehicle has been issued by any State and such title is, at the time of a transfer of such motor vehicle, physically held by a lienholder, nothing in this subsection shall be construed to prohibit for purposes of the mileage disclosure requirements of this section the use of a written power of attorney (if otherwise permitted by State law) in a form, and under reasonable conditions, prescribed by rule by the Secretary before February 1, 1989. The rule shall (i) ensure disclosure on the power of attorney document of the actual mileage at the time of the transfer, and (ii) ensure that such mileage will be restated exactly by the person exercising the power of attorney in the space referred to in paragraph (2)(A)(iii). The rule, consistent with the purposes of this Act and the need to facilitate enforcement thereof, shall prescribe that the form be issued by the State to the transferee in accordance with paragraph (2)(A)(i) and shall provide for retention of a copy of such power of attorney and for the original to be submitted back to the State by the person granted such power of attorney. The provisions of sections 412 and 413 shall apply to any person granting or granted such power of attorney.". Approved October 31, 1988. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 2266 (S. 2424): HOUSE REPORTS: No. 100-445, Pt. 1 (Comm. on Energy and Commerce) and Pt. 2 (Comm. on Public Works and Transportation). SENATE REPORTS: No. 100-436 accompanying S. 2424 (Comm. on Commerce, Science, and Transportation). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 134 (1988): Apr. 19, considered and passed House. Sept. 30, considered and passed Senate, amended, in lieu of S. 2424. Oct. 12, House concurred in Senate amendment with an amendment. Oct. 14, Senate concurred in House amendment.

49 USC prec. 101