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(a) Transactions under 11 U.S.C. 1172, for the transfer or operation of lines of bankrupt railroads under a plan of reorganization are governed by the following procedures:
(1) If the buyer or operator is not a carrier, the Notice of Exemption procedures in subpart D of part 1150 of this title.
(2) If the buyer or operator is a carrier, either:
(i) The application procedures in subpart A of this part; or,
(ii) The procedures in part 1121 of this title for a petition to exempt the transaction from prior approval requirements of 49 U.S.C. 11323, et seq.
(b) The Board will establish or modify its existing procedures and deadlines as necessary in each proceeding to comply with appropriate orders of the Bankruptcy Court.
(c) Under 11 U.S.C. 1172(c)(1), the Board is required to provide affected employees with adequate protection. The Board will impose the minimum levels required by 49 U.S.C. 11326, unless a need is shown for greater levels of protection.
(d) All applications, notices, and petitions for exemption within the scope of § 1180.20(a) shall advise the Board that the proposed transaction involves the transfer or operation of lines in reorganization.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Code of Federal Regulations Title 49. Transportation § 49.1180.20 Procedures - last updated October 03, 2022 | https://codes.findlaw.com/cfr/title-49-transportation/cfr-sect-49-1180-20/
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