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H.R. 734 (110th): Transit System Flexibility Protection Act of 2007

The text of the bill below is as of Jan 30, 2007 (Introduced).


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110th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 734

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 30, 2007

(for himself, Mr. Bishop of Georgia, Mr. Costa, Mr. English of Pennsylvania, Mr. Frank of Massachusetts, Mr. Gerlach, Mr. Holden, Mr. McGovern, Mr. Neugebauer, Mr. Platts, Mr. Rogers of Michigan, Mr. Ruppersberger, Mr. Simpson, Mr. Souder, Mr. Sullivan, Mrs. Tauscher, Mr. Taylor, and Mr. Upton) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

A BILL

To amend title 49, United States Code, to allow additional transit systems greater flexibility with certain public transportation projects.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Transit System Flexibility Protection Act of 2007.

2.

Urbanized area formula grants

Section 5307(b)(1) of title 49, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

by redesignating subparagraphs (E) and (F) as subparagraphs (F) and (G), respectively; and

(2)

by inserting after subparagraph (D) the following:

(E)

operating costs of equipment and facilities for use in public transportation in an urbanized area with a population of at least 200,000 if the State or regional authority providing public transportation for the area operates less than 100 buses in fixed-route service in the area during peak service hours;

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