Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 2.djvu/654

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106 STAT. 1534 PUBLIC LAW 102-388 —OCT. 6, 1992 NORTHEAST CORRIDOR IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM For necessary expenses related to Northeast Corridor improvements authorized by title VII of the Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of 1976, as amended (45 U.S.C. 851 et seq.) and the Rail Safety Improvement Act of 1988, $204,100,000. GRANTS TO THE NATIONAL RAILROAD PASSENGER CORPORATION To enable the Secretary of Transportation to make grants to the National Railroad Passenger Corporation for operating losses incurred by the Corporation, capital improvements, and labor protection costs authorized by 45 U.S.C. 601, to remain available until expended, $496,000,000, of which $331,000,000 shall be available for operating losses incurred by the Corporation and for labor protection costs, and of which $165,000,000, not to become available until July 1, 1993, shall be available for capital improvements: Provided, That none of the funds herein appropriated shall be used for lease or purchase of passenger motor venicles or for the hire of vehicle operators for any officer or employee, other than the president of the Corporation, excluding the lease of passenger motor vehicles for those officers or employees while in official travel status: Provided further, That the Secretary shall make no commitments to guarantee new loans or loans for new purposes under 45 U.S.C. 602 in fiscal year 1993: Provided further. That no funds are required to be expended or reserved for expenditure pursuant to 45 U.S.C. 601(e). MANDATORY PASSENGER RAIL SERVICE PAYMENTS To enable the Secretary of Transportation to pay obligations and liabilities of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, $146,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That this amount is available only for the payment of: (1) tax liabilities under section 3221 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 due in fiscal year 1993 in excess of amounts needed to fund benefits for individuals who retired from the National Railroad Passenger Corporation and for their beneficiaries; (2) obligations of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation under section 358(a) of title 45, United States Code, due in fiscal year 1993 in excess of its obligations calculated on an experience-rated basis; and (3) obligations of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation due under section 3321 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. RAILROAD REHABILITATION AND IMPROVEMENT FINANCING FUNDS The Secretary of Transportation is authorized to issue to the Secretary of the Treasury notes or other obligations pursuant to section 512 of the Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of 1976 (Public Law 94-210), as amended, in such amounts and at such times as may be necessary to pay any amounts required pursuant to the guarantee of the principal amount of obligations under sections 511 through 513 of such Act, such authority to exist as long as any such guaranteed obligation is outstanding: Provided, That no new loan guarantee commitments shall be made during fiscal year 1993: Provided further. That, notwithstanding any other provision of law, for fiscal year 1989 and each fiscal year thereafter all amounts realized from the sale of notes or