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PUBLIC LAW 96-000—MMMM. DD, 1980

PUBLIC LAW 96-448—OCT. 14, 1980

94 STAT. 1957

TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS

SEC. 508. (a)(1) The item relating to section 509 in the table of contents of the Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973 (45 U.S.C. 701 et seq.) is amended to read as follows: "Sec. 509. Payment, audit, and report.".

(2) The table of contents of the Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973 (45 U.S.C. 701 et seq.) is amended by inserting immediately after the item relating to section 509 the following new item: "Sec. 510. Railroad hiring.".

(b) Section 102(16) of the Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973 (45 U.S.C. 702(16)) is amended to read as follows: "(16) 'Secretary' means the Secretary of Transportation or the designated representative of the Secretary;". (c) Section 201 of the Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973 (45 U.S.C. 711) is amended— (1) by amending subsection (d)(2) to read as follows: "(2) three Government members, who shall be (A) the Secretary, acting directly or at any time through the Deputy Secretary of Transportation, the General Counsel of the Department of Transportation, the Federal Railroad Administrator, or the Deputy Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration, (B) the Secretary of the Treasury, acting directly or at any time through an officer of the Department of the Treasury who has been appointed with the advise and consent of the Senate, and (C) the Chairman of the Commission, acting directly or at any time through the Vice Chairman of the Commission; and"; (2) striking out "through their respective Deputy Secretaries" from the first sentence of subsection (i) and inserting in lieu thereof "in the case of the Secretary, through the Deputy Secretary of Transportation, the General Counsel of the Department of Transportation, the Federal Railroad Administrator, or the Deputy Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration, and, in the case of the Secretary of the Treeisury, through an officer of the Department of the Treasury who has been appointed with the advise and consent of the Senate"; and (3) by striking out the first sentence of subsection (j)(4). (d) Section 501 of the Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973 (45 U.S.C. 771) is amended— (1) in paragraph (6), by inserting immediately after "disability," the following: "failure to work due to strike, fire, flood, snowstorm, hurricane, earthquake, tornado, or other similar natural occurrence that causes a suspension of operations in whole or in part and precludes performance of the work which would be performed by the incumbents of the positions to be abolished or the work which would be performed by the employees involved in the force reductions,"; and (2) by striking out "and" at the end of paragraph (10), by striking out the period at the end of paragraph (11) and inserting in lieu thereof '; and", and by adding at the end thereof the following new paragraph: "(12) 'compensation' means earnings in employment subject to the Railroad Retirement Act.". (e) Section 507 of the Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973 (45 U.S.C. 777) is amended by inserting ", section 5090)), or section 509(c)" immediately after "section 504(d)".

"Secretary."

United States Railway Association, Board of Directors.

"Compensation.' 48 Stat. 1283. 45 USC 201-208 "°^^^