An employee who elects to receive a separation allowance under an employee protection agreement entered into or a benefit schedule prescribed under section
1005 of this title may, if so provided under such agreement or benefit schedule, receive from the Board reasonable expenses for training in qualified institutions for new career opportunities.
(b) Conditions for assistance
To be eligible for assistance under this section, an employee—
(1)must first exhaust any Federal educational benefits available to such employee under any existing program; and
(2)must begin his course of training within 2 years following the date of such employee’s separation from employment with the Rock Island Railroad.
(c) Determination of reasonable expenses by Board
Reasonable expenses for assistance under this section shall be determined by the Board on the basis of an application therefor filed by an employee with the Board.
(d) Assistance prohibited after April 1, 1984
No assistance may be provided under this section after April 1, 1984.
As used in this section—
(1)the term “expenses” means actual, reasonable expenses paid for room, board, tuition, fees, or educational material in an amount not to exceed $3,000; and
(2)the term “qualified institution” means an educational institution accredited for payment by the Veterans’ Administration under chapter
36 of title
38, or a State-accredited institution which has been in existence for not less than 2 years.
Section is comprised of subsecs. (a) to (e) ofsection
119 of Pub. L. 96–254. Subsec. (f) ofsection
119 amended section
911 of this title.
1983—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 97–468substituted “under an employee protection agreement entered into or a benefit schedule prescribed under section
1005 of this title may, if so provided under such agreement or benefit schedule,” for “from the Rock Island Railroad under an employee protection agreement or arrangement entered into under section
1005 of this title may”.
Change of Name
Reference to Veterans’ Administration deemed to refer to Department of Veterans Affairs pursuant to section 10 ofPub. L. 100–527, set out as a Department of Veterans Affairs Act note under section
301 of Title
38, Veterans’ Benefits.
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