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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-443—OCT. 4, 1984

98 STAT. 1705

(10) Section 3 of the Act entitled "An Act to encourage travel in the United States, and for other purposes" (16 U.S.C. 18b). (b) The transfer of any authority under subsection (a) of this section shall take effect on January 1, 1985. (c) The authority of the Secretary of Transportation under section 5402 of title 39, United States Code, with respect to air transportation between any two points both of which are within the State of Alaska shall cease to be in effect on January 1, 1989.

Effective date. Alaska, mail transportation. Effective date.

COLLECTION OF DATA

SEC. 5. (a) Section 329(b)(1) of title 49, United States Code, is amended to read as follows: "(1) collect and disseminate information on civil aeronautics (other than that collected and disseminated by the National Transportation Safety Board under title VII of the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 (49 U.S.C. 1441 et seq.)) including, at a minimum, information on (A) the origin and destination of passengers in interstate and overseas air transportation (as those terms are used in such Act), and (B) the number of passengers traveling by air between any two points in interstate and overseas air transportation; except that in no case shall the Secretary require an air carrier to provide information on the number of passengers or the amount of cargo on a specific flight if the flight, and the flight number under which such flight operates are used solely for interstate or overseas air transportation and are not used for providing essential air transportation under section 419 of the Federal Aviation Act of 1958;". (b) The amendment made by this section shall take effect on January 1, 1985.

49 USC app. 1441.

Effective date. 49 USC 329 note.

REPORTS

SEC. 6. (a) The Secretary of Transportation shall submit a report to the appropriate committees of Congress not later than July 1, 1987, listing (1) transactions submitted to the Secretary for approval under section 408 of the Federal Aviation Act of 1958, (2) interlocking relations submitted to the Secretary for approval under section 409 of such Act, and (3) the types of agreements filed with the Secretary of Transportation under section 412 of such Act, and, with respect to such transactions, interlocking relationships, and agreements, those that have been exempted from the operation of the antitrust laws under section 414 of such Act. The Secretary shall recommend whether the authority under such sections 408, 409, 412, and 414 should be retained or repealed with respect to interstate and overseas air transportation and with respect to foreign air transportation. (b) The Secretary of Transportation and the Postmaster General shall each submit a report to the appropriate committees of Congress not later than July 1, 1987, describing how the Secretary and the Postmaster General have administered their respective authorities to establish rates for the air transportation of mail and setting forth the recommendations of the Secretary and the Postmaster General as to whether the authority to establish rates for the transportation of mail between points within the State of Alaska should continue to be carried out by the Secretary by regulatory ratemaking or by the Postal Service through negotiations or competitive bidding.

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QL. 3 Part 2

49 USC app. 1551 note. 49 USC app. 1378. 49 USC app. 1379. 49 USC app. 1382. 49 USC app. 1384.