Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 105 Part 3.djvu/224

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105 STAT. 2108 PUBLIC LAW 102-240—DEC. 18, 1991 49 USC app. 1607a. 49 USC app. 1607a-l. 49 USC app. 1608. "(s) GRANDFATHER OF CERTAIN URBANIZED AREAS.— Any area designated as an urbanized area under the 1980 census which is not so designated under the 1990 census— "(1) for fiscal year 1992, shall be treated as an urbanized area for purposes of section 12(c)(ll) of the Federal Transit Act; and "(2) for fiscal year 1993, shall be eligible to receive 50 percent of the funds which the area would have received if the area were treated as an urbanized area for purposes of such section 12(c)(ll) and an amount equal to 50 percent of the funds which the State in which the area is located would have received if the area were treated as an area other than an urbanized area.". (k) ADJUSTMENTS OF APPORTIONMENTS.—Section 9 is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(t) ADJUSTMENTS OF APPORTIONMENTS.—Provided that sufficient funds are available, in each fiscal year beginning after September 30, 1991, the Secretary shall adjust apportionments under this section between the Mass Transit Account of the Highway Trust Fund and the general fund of the Treasury to assure that each recipient receives from the general fund of the Treasury not less than the amount of operating assistance made available each fiscal year under this section that such recipient is eligible to receive.". SEC. 3014. CONTINUED ASSISTANCE FOR COMMUTER RAIL IN SOUTHERN FLORIDA UNDER SECTION 9 PROGRAM. Section 329 of the Surface Transportation and Uniform Relocation Assistance Act of 1987 (49 U.S.C. 1607a) is amended— (1) in the first sentence by striking "in which major onsite" and all that follows before the period; and (2) in the second sentence by striking "provided as" and all that follows before the period. SEC. 3015. REPEAL OF EXPIRED PROVISION. Section 9A, relating to Mass Transit Account distribution for fiscal year 1983, is repealed. SEC. 3016. TRANSIT DEFINITION. Section 12(c)(7) is amended— (1) by striking "term" and inserting "terms"; and (2) by striking "means" and inserting "and 'transit' mean". SEC. 3017. RULEMAKING. Section 12(i) is amended by adding at the end the following: "(3) LIMITATION.— The Secretary shall propose or implement rules governing activities under this Act only in accordance with this section except for routine matters and matters with no significant impact.". SEC. 3018. TRANSFER OF FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT. Section 12 is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(k) TRANSFER OF CAPITAL ASSET. — "(1) AUTHORIZATION. — If a recipient of assistance under this Act determines that facilities and equipment and other assets ••'i (including land) acquired, in whole or part, with such assistance are no longer needed for the purposes for which they were - ' acquired, the Secretary may authorize the transfer of such assets to any public body to be used for any public purpose with no further obligation to the Federal Government.