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A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 for the purpose of recovering Federal costs incurred in providing services, facilities and financial assistance to railroads, and to provide a new source of funding for the Railroad Retirement Fund.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5979 — 97th Congress: Railroad Cost Recovery and Retirement Fund Act of 1982. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/hr5979
“H.R. 5979 — 97th Congress: Railroad Cost Recovery and Retirement Fund Act of 1982.” www.GovTrack.us. 1982. May 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/hr5979>
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