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110 STAT. 3009 -645 PUBLIC LAW 104-208—SEPT. 30, 1996 "(49) The term 'stowawa/ means any alien who obtains transportation without the consent of the owner, charterer, master or person in command of any vessel or aircraft through concealment aboard such vessel or aircraft. A passenger who boards with a valid ticket is not to be considered a stowaway.". 8 USC 1101 note. (b) EFFECTIVE DATE. —The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act. SEC. 362. TRANSPORTATION CONTRACTS. (a) COVERAGE OF NONCONTIGUOUS TERRITORY. — Section 238 (8 U.S.C. 1228), before redesignation as section 233 under section 308(b)(4) of this division, is amended— (1) in the heading, by striking "CONTIGUOUS", and (2) by striking "contiguous" each place it appears in subsections (a), (b), and (d). (b) COVERAGE OF RAILROAD TRAIN. — Subsection (d) of such section is further amended by inserting "or railroad train" after "aircraft". Subtitle F—Additional Provisions SEC. 371. IMMIGRATION JUDGES AND COMPENSATION. (a) DEFINITION OF TERM.—Paragraph (4) of section 101(b) (8 U.S.C. 1101(b)) is amended to read as follows: "(4) The term 'immigration judge' means an attorney whom the Attorney General appoints as an administrative judge within the Executive Office for Immigration Review, qualified to conduct specified classes of proceedings, including a hearing under section 240. An immigration judge shall be subject to such supervision and shall perform such duties as the Attorney General shall prescribe, but shall not be employed by the Immigration and Naturalization Service.". (b) SUBSTITUTION FOR TERM "SPECIAL INQUIRY OFFICER". — The Immigration and Nationality Act is amended by striking "a special inquiry officer", "A special inquiry officer", "special inquiry officer", and "special inquiry officers" and inserting "an immigration judge", "An immigration judge", "immigration judge", and "immigration judges", respectively, each place it appears in the following sections: (1) Section 106(a)(2) (8 U.S.C. 1105a(a)(2)), before its repeal by section 306(c) of this division. (2) Section 209(a)(2) (8 U.S.C. 1159(a)(2)). (3) Section 234 (8 U.S.C. 1224), before redesignation by section 308(b) of this division. (4) Section 235 (8 U.S.C. 1225), before amendment by section 302(a) of this division. (5) Section 236 (8 U.S.C. 1226), before amendment by section 303 of this division. (6) Section 242(b) (8 U.S.C. 1252(b)), before amendment by section 306(a)(2) of this division. (7) Section 242B(d)(l) (8 U.S.C. 1252b(d)(l)), before repeal by section 306(b)(6) of this division. (8) Section 273(d) (8 U.S.C. 1323(d)), before its repeal by section 308(e)(13) of this division. (9) Section 292 (8 U.S.C. 1362). 8 USC 1103 note. (c) COMPENSATION FOR IMMIGRATION JUDGES.—