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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 Nov 6, 2001 (Introduced).


S 1637 IS

107th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1637

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.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

November 6, 2001

Mrs. CLINTON (for herself and Mr. SCHUMER) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works


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.

    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;

      (2) notwithstanding section 125(c)(1) of that title, the Secretary of Transportation may obligate more than $100,000,000 in any 1 fiscal year; and

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