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S. 1637 (107th): A bill to waive certain limitations in the case of use of the emergency fund authorized by section 125 of title 23, United States Code, to pay the costs of projects in response to the attack on the World Trade Center in New York City that occurred on September 11, 2001.


The text of the bill below is as of Jan 23, 2002 (Referred to House Committee). The bill was not enacted into law.


S 1637 RFH

107th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 1637

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 23, 2002

Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastrucutre


AN ACT

To waive certain limitations in the case of use of the emergency fund authorized by section 125 of title 23, United States Code, to pay the costs of projects in response to the attack on the World Trade Center in New York City that occurred on September 11, 2001.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. EXPENDITURES FOR EMERGENCY RELIEF IN RESPONSE TO TERRORIST ATTACK.

    In the case of use of the emergency fund authorized by section 125 of title 23, United States Code, to pay the costs of projects in response to the attack on the World Trade Center in New York City that occurred on September 11, 2001--

      (1) notwithstanding section 120(e) of that title, the Federal share of the cost of each such project shall be 100 percent; and

      (2) notwithstanding section 125(d)(1) of that title, the Secretary of Transportation may obligate more than $100,000,000 for those projects.

Passed the Senate December 20 (legislative day, December 18), 2001.

Attest:

JERI THOMSON,

Secretary.