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note. 106 STAT. 1728 PUBLIC LAW 102-392—OCT. 6, 1992 Inter- SEC. 325. WORKERS'COMPENSATION. relations. (a) AMENDMENT. — Section 504 of the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (29 U.S.C. 1854) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: "(d)(l) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, where a State workers' compensation law is applicable and coverage is provided for a migrant or seasonal agricultural worker, the workers' compensation benefits shall be the exclusive remedy for loss of such worker under this Act in the case of bodily injury or death. "(2) The exclusive remedy prescribed by paragraph (1) precludes the recovery under subsection (c) of actual damages for loss from an injury or death but does not preclude recovery under subsection (c) for statutory damages or an injunction.". 29 USC 1854 (c) EFFECTIVE DATE. — (1) IN GENERAL.—The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply to all actions commenced after the date of the enactment of this Act but shall not apply after the expiration of 9 months after such date. (2) REVIVAL. —Notwithstanding any applicable statute of limitations, an action for actual damages brought by a migrant or seasonal worker for loss from bodily injury or death under section 504 of the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act which may not be brought during the 9-month period referred to in paragraph (1) may be commenced, either as part of an earlier action or as an action by itself, after the expiration of such period. A statute of limitations which is waived by the preceding sentence shall be extended for only 9 months from the date of expiration of such statute of limitations. This Act may be cited as the "Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1993". Approved October 6, 1992. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 5427: HOUSE REPORTS: Nos. 102-579 (Comm. on Appropriations) and 102-1007 (Coram, of SENATE REPORTS: No. 102-418 (Comm. on Appropriations). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 138 (1992): June 24, considered and passed House. Oct. 1, considered and passed Senate, amended. Oct. 4, House agreed to conference report. Oct. 5, Senate agreed to conference report. WEEKLY COMPILATION OF PRESIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS, Vol. 28 (1992): Oct. 6, Presidential statement.