45 U.S. Code § 797i - Limitations on liability

(a) Federal Government
The liability of the United States under an agreement entered into or benefit schedule prescribed under section 797  [1] of this title or for payment of a termination allowance under section 797a of this title shall be limited to amounts appropriated under section 797l  [1] of this title.
(b) The Corporation
(1) The Corporation, Amtrak Commuter, and commuter authorities shall incur no liability under an agreement entered into or benefit schedule prescribed under section 797  [1] of this title or for the payment of a termination allowance under section 797a of this title.
(2) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, until April 1, 1984, the Corporation shall have no liability for employee protection in the event of a sale of any asset to a purchaser, and such purchaser shall assume the liability for the application of employee protection conditions imposed by the Commission for all employees adversely affected by such sale.


[1]  See References in Text note below.

Source

(Pub. L. 93–236, title VII, § 710, as added Pub. L. 97–35, title XI, § 1143(a),Aug. 13, 1981, 95 Stat. 667.)
References in Text

Section 797 of this title, referred to in subsecs. (a) and (b)(1), was repealed by Pub.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).
Section 797l of this title, referred to in subsec. (a), was repealed by Pub. L. 99–509, title IV, § 4033(a)(2),Oct. 21, 1986, 100 Stat. 1908, and a new section 797l of this title was subsequently added by Pub. L. 104–88, § 327(5).
Abolition of Interstate Commerce Commission and Transfer of Functions

Interstate Commerce Commission abolished and functions of Commission transferred, except as otherwise provided in Pub. L. 104–88, to Surface Transportation Board effective Jan. 1, 1996, by section 702 of Title 49, Transportation, and section 101 ofPub. L. 104–88, set out as a note under section 701 of Title 49. References to Interstate Commerce Commission deemed to refer to Surface Transportation Board, a member or employee of the Board, or Secretary of Transportation, as appropriate, see section 205 ofPub. L. 104–88, set out as a note under section 701 of Title 49.

 

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