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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-443—OCT. 4, 1984

98 STAT. 1707

(2) striking out "Civil Aeronautics Board" and "Board" each time they appear in subsection Ob) and the first sentence of subsection (d) and inserting in lieu thereof "Secretary of Transportation" and "Secretary', respectively; (3) striking out "and the Department of Transportation" in subsection (b)(2); and (4) striking out the last sentence in subsection (d) and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "The Secretaries of State and Treasury shall furnish to the Secretary of Transportation such information as may be necessary to prepare the report required by this subsection.'. (e) Section 5314 of title 5, United States Code, is amended by striking out "Chairman, Civil Aeronautics Board.". Section 5315 of title 5, United States Code, is amended by striking out "Members, Civil Aeronautics Board.". (f) Section 3726(b)(l) of title 31, United States Code, is amended by striking out "Civil Aeronautics Board" and inserting in lieu thereof "Secretary of Transportation with respect to foreign air transportation (as defined in the Federal Aviation Act of 1958)". (g)(1) Sections 3401(b) and (c) of title 39, United States Code, are each amended by striking out "Civil Aeronautics Board" and inserting in lieu thereof "Secretary of Transportation". (2) Section 5005(b)(3) of title 39, United States Code, is amended by striking out "Civil Aeronautics Board" and inserting in lieu thereof "Secretary of Transportation if for the carriage of mail in foreign air transportation (as defined in section 101 of the Federal Aviation Act

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of 1958)".

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(3) Section 5401(b) of title 39, United States Code, is amended by striking out "Civil Aeronautics Board" and inserting in lieu thereof "Secretary of Transportation". (4) Section 5402 of title 39, United States Code, is amended— (A) by striking out "Civil Aeronautics Board" each place it appears and inserting in lieu thereof "Secretary of Transportation"; (B) in the first sentence of subsection (a), by inserting "in foreign air transportation" after "points"; (C) in the second sentence of subsection (a), by striking out "10 percent of the domestic mail transported under any such contract or"; (D) in the first sentence of subsection (b), by inserting "in foreign air transportation" after "points"; (E) in the first sentence of subsection (c), by inserting "in foreign air transportation" after "points"; and (F) by adding at the end thereof the following new subsections: "(d) The Postal Service may contract with any air carrier for the transportation of mail by aircraft in interstate and overseas air transportation either through negotiations or competitive bidding. "(e) For purposes of this section, the terms 'air carrier', 'interstate air transportation', 'overseas air transportation', and 'foreign air transportation' have the meanings given such terms in section 101 of the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 (49 U.S.C. 1301). "(f) During the period beginning January 1, 1985, and ending January 1, 1989, the authority of the Secretary of Transportation and the Postal Service under subsections (a), (b), and (c) of this section shall also apply, and the authority of the Postal Service under subsection (d) shall not apply, to the transportation of mail by

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