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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 1954

PUBLIC LAW 98-473—OCT. 12, 1984

45 USC 721.

211(a) or 211(h) of the Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973, as amended, shall be made: Provided further, That none of the funds in this Act shall be available for the acquisition, sale or transference of Washington Union Station without the prior approval of the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations: Provided further, That, of the funds available under this head, $15,000,000 shall be available for allocation to the States under section 5(h)(2) of the Department

49 USC app. ^^^^-

of Transportation Act, as amended: Provided further. That, notwithstanding any other provision of law, a State may not apply for fiscal year 1985 funds available under section 5(h)(2) u n t i l such State has

expended all funds granted to it in the fiscal years prior to the beginning of fiscal year 1980, other than funds not expended due to pending litigation: Provided further. That a State denied funding by reason of the immediately preceding proviso may still apply for and receive funds for planning purposes: Provided further. That, notwithstanding any other provision of law, of the funds available under section 5(h)(2), $10,000,000 shall be made available for use under sections 5(h)(3)(B)(ii) and 5(h)(3)(C) of the Department of Transportation Act, as amended, notwithstanding the limitations set forth in section 5(h)(3)(B)(ii). CoNRAiL LABOR PROTECTION

45 USC 797Z.

45 USC 797. 45 USC 797i.

For labor protection as authorized by section 713 of the Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973 as added by section 1143 of the Northeast Rail Service Act of 1981, to remain available until expended, $15,000,000: Provided, That such sum shall be considered to have been appropriated to the Secretary under said section 713 for transfer to the Railroad Retirement Board for the payment of benefits under section 701 of the Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973, as amended: Provided further. That, for the purposes of section 710 of the Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973, as added by section 1143 of the Northeast Rail Service Act of 1981, such sum shall be considered to have been appropriated under section 713 of the Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973 and counted against the limitation on the total liability of the United States: Provided further. That such sums as may be necessary shall be made available for necessary expenses of administration of section 701 of the Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973 by the Railroad Retirement Board. 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.), $27,800,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That, 45 USC 851 note, notwithstanding any other provision of law, the provisions of 50 USC 1431— Public Law 85-804 shall apply to the Northeast Corridor Improve1435. ment Program: Provided further. That the Secretary may waive the provisions of 23 U.S.C. 322 (c) and (d) if such action would serve a public purpose: Provided further. That all public at grade-level crossings remaining along the Northeast Corridor upon completion ,,, of the project shall be equipped with protective devices including gates and lights.