Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 2.djvu/102

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106 STAT. 982 PUBLIC LAW 102-365 —SEPT. 3, 1992 ommendations for legislative or regulatory action to ameliorate any such problems that affect safety in train operations. SEC. 18. NORTHEAST CORRIDOR SAFETY COMMITTEE. (a) MEETINGS. —Section 11(c) of the Rail Safety Improvement Act of 1988 (45 U.S.C. 431 note) is amended to read as follows: "(c) The Northeast Corridor Safety Committee shall meet at least once every 2 years to consider matters involving safety on the mean line of the Northeast Corridor.". (b) REPORT.— Section 11(d) of the Rail Safety Improvement Act of 1988 (45 U.S.C. 431 note) is amended— (1) by striking "Within one year after the date of enactment of this Act" and inserting in lieu thereof "At the beginning of the first session of the 103rd Congress, and biennially thereafter,"; and (2) by adding at the end the following new sentence: 'The report shall contain the safety recommendations of the Northeast Corridor Safety Committee and the comments of the Secretary on those recommendations.". (c) TERMINATION DATE.— Section 11 of the Rail Safety Improvement Act of 1988 (45 U.S.C. 431 note) is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(e) The Northeast Corridor Safety Committee shall cease to exist on January 1, 1999, or on such date as the Secretary^ determines to be appropriate. The Secretary shall notify the Congress in writing of any such determination.". SEC. 19. AIRPORT LEASES. 11 USC 365 note. (a) FINDINGS. —Congress finds that— (1) there are major airports served by an air carrier that has leased a substantial majority of the airport's gates; (2) the commerce in the region served by such a major airport can be disrupted if the air carrier that leases most of its gates enters bankruptcy and either discontinues or materially reduces service; and (3) it is important that such sdrports be empowered to continue service in the event of such a disruption. (b) BANKRUPTCY RULES REGARDING UNEXPIRED LEASES. —Section 365(d) of title 11, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraphs: "(5) Notwithstanding paragraphs (1) and (4) of this subsection, in a case under any chapter of this title, if the trustee does not assume or reject an unexpired lease of nonresidenti£d real property under which the debtor is an affected air carrier that is the lessee of an aircraft terminal or aircraft gate before the occurrence of a termination event, then (unless the court orders the trustee to assume such unexpired leases within 5 days after the termination event), at the option of the airport operator, such lease is deemed rejected 5 days after the occurrence of a termination event and the trustee shall immediately surrender possession of the premises to the airport operator; except that the lease shall not be deemed to be rejected unless the airport operator first waives the right to damages related to the rejection. In the event that the lease is deemed to be rejected under this paragraph, the airport operator shall provide the affected air carrier adequate opportunity after the surrender of the premises to remove the fixtures and equipment installed by the sdfected air carrier.