45 U.S. Code § 1014 - New career training assistance
(a) Eligible employees
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
(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
Source(Pub. L. 96–254, title I, § 119(a)–(e), May 30, 1980, 94 Stat. 408; Pub. L. 97–468, title II, § 233,Jan. 14, 1983, 96 Stat. 2547.)
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”.
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