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of this title, notwithstanding any other provision of law, agreement, or arrangement, and notwithstanding the inability of such employees otherwise to meet the eligibility requirements of such section. Such protection shall be the exclusive protection applicable to Conrail employees deprived of employment or adversely affected by any such assumption or discontinuance.
References in Text

Section 797 of this title, referred to in subsec. (b), was repealed by Pub. L. 99–509, title IV, § 4024(c), Oct. 21, 1986, 100 Stat. 1904, effective on the sale date (Apr. 2, 1987).

Codification

August 13, 1981”, referred to in subsec. (a), was in the original “the date of the enactment”, which was editorially translated as the date of the enactment of this section, as the probable intent of Congress.

Amendments

1983—Pub. L. 97–468, § 505(a), designated existing provisions as subsec. (a) and added subsec. (b).

Conrail Employees Eligible for Employee Protection Benefits Under Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973

Pub. L. 97–377, title I, § 137, Dec. 21, 1982, 96 Stat. 1915, provided that: “Conrail employees who are deprived of employment by assumption or discontinuance of intercity passenger service by Amtrak shall hereafter be eligible for employee protection benefits under section 701 of the Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973 (45 U.S.C. 797), notwithstanding any other provision of law, agreement, or arrangement, and notwithstanding the inability of such employees otherwise to meet the eligibility requirements of such section. Such protection shall be the exclusive protection applicable to Conrail employees deprived of employment or adversely affected by any such assumption or discontinuance.”