H.R. 1561 (105th): To amend the National Highway System Designation Act of 1995 and title 23, United States Code, to allow the Virgin Islands and the other territories to participate in the State infrastructure bank program and to use surface transportation program funds for construction of certain access and development roads.


May 8, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 8, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Donna Christensen

Delegate for Virgin Islands At Large



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Last Updated: May 8, 1997
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Summary (CRS)
5/8/1997--Introduced.Amends the National Highway System Designation Act of 1995 and Federal highway provisions to allow the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands to ... Read more >
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May 8, 1997


2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
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