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Question: What is Section 13(c)?

Answer: Section 13(c) is included in the Federal Transit Law, and is located at Section 5333(b) of Title 49 of the U.S. Code (49 U.S.C. 5333(b)). This Federal statute requires that certain employee protections, commonly referred to as "protective arrangements" or "Section 13(c) arrangements" must be certified by the Department of Labor and in place, before Federal transit funds can be released to a mass transit provider.