45 U.S. Code § 802 - Definitions

As used in this Act, unless the context otherwise indicates, the term—
(1) “Association” means the United States Railway Association;
(2) “Commission” means the Interstate Commerce Commission;
(3) “Corporation” means the Consolidated Rail Corporation;
(4) “final system plan” means the final system plan and any additions thereto adopted by the Association pursuant to the Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973 (45 U.S.C. 701 et seq.);
(5) “includes” and variants thereof should be read as if the phrase “but is not limited to” were also set forth;
(6) “Office” means the Rail Services Planning Office of the Commission;
(7) “railroad” has the meaning given that term in section 20102 of title 49; and
(8) “Secretary” means the Secretary of Transportation or his designated representative.

Source

(Pub. L. 94–210, title I, § 102,Feb. 5, 1976, 90 Stat. 33; Pub. L. 97–468, title VI, § 615(b)(2),Jan. 14, 1983, 96 Stat. 2578; Pub. L. 104–88, title III, § 330(1),Dec. 29, 1995, 109 Stat. 953; Pub. L. 109–59, title IX, § 9003(a),Aug. 10, 2005, 119 Stat. 1921.)
References in Text

This Act, referred to in text, means Pub. L. 94–210, Feb. 5, 1976, 90 Stat. 31, as amended, known as the Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of 1976. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 801 of this title and Tables.
The Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973, referred to in par. (4), is Pub. L. 93–236, Jan. 2, 1974, 87 Stat. 985, as amended, which is classified principally to chapter 16 (§ 701 et seq.) of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 701 of this title and Tables.
Amendments

2005—Par. (7). Pub. L. 109–59amended par. (7) generally. Prior to amendment, par. (7) read as follows: “ ‘railroad’ means a rail carrier subject to part A of subtitle IV of title 49, and includes the National Railroad Passenger Corporation; and”.
1995—Par. (7). Pub. L. 104–88substituted “rail carrier subject to part A of subtitle IV of title 49” for “common carrier by railroad or express, as defined in section 1(3) of the Interstate Commerce Act (49 U.S.C. 1(3))”.
1983—Par. (7). Pub. L. 97–468struck out “and the Alaska Railroad” before the semicolon at end.
Effective Date of 1995 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 104–88effective Jan. 1, 1996, see section 2 ofPub. L. 104–88, set out as an Effective Date note under section 701 of Title 49, Transportation.
Effective Date of 1983 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 97–468effective on date of transfer of Alaska Railroad to the State [Jan. 5, 1985], pursuant to section 1203 of this title, see section 615(b) ofPub. L. 97–468.
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.
Abolition of United States Railway Association and Transfer of Functions and Securities

See section 1341 of this title.

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