§ 1609. References in other Federal laws to functions or offices transferred

With respect to any function or office transferred by this Act and exercised on or after August 6, 1981, reference in any other Federal law to the Maritime Administration or any of its predecessor agencies or any officer or office the functions of which are so transferred shall be deemed to refer to the Secretary of Transportation, other official, or component of the Department of Transportation to which this Act transfers such functions.