Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 4.djvu/782

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106 STAT. 3518 PUBLIC LAW 102-533—OCT. 27, 1992 available under subparagraph (A) shall be used to develop new intercity rsdl passenger service on corridors— "(I) between cities undergoing significant population growth; and "(II) where such service can reasonably be expected to provide travel times comparable Mdth other siu*face transportation modes. "(ii) Amounts shall be expended for the purposes described in clause (i) only if the service is requested by a State or States and the Corporation and such State or States agree that— "(I) at least 90 percent of the cost of the acquisition of rolling stock for such service shall be paid by the Corporation; and "(ID at least 90 percent of the cost of improvements in the right-of-way, including track structure, signal systems, passenger station facilities, highway and pedestrian grade crossings, and other safety equipment or facilities, shall be paiaby the State or States, "(iii) Service descrioed in clause (i) shall be subject to section 403(b) with respect to operating expenses. "(C) LONG DISTANCE RAIL PASSENGER CORRIDOR DEVEL- OPMENT.— (i) Except as provided in clause (ii), funds made available under subparagraph (A) shall be used to initiate new long distance intercity rail passenger service. "(ii) Amounts shall be expended for the purposes described in clause (i) only if the service is requested by a State or States and the Corporation and such State or States agree that— "(I) at least 75 percent of the cost of the acquisition of rolling stock for such service shall be paid by the Corporation; and "(II) at least 90 percent of the cost of improvements in the right-of-way, including track structure, signal systems, passenger station facilities, highway and pedestrian grade crossings, and other safety equipment or facilities, shall be paidby the State or States, "(iii) Service described in clause (i) shall be subject to section 403(b) with respect to operating expenses. "(b) OPERATING EXPENSES. — "(1) CORE SYSTEM.—There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary for the benefit of the Corporation for operating expenses— " (A) $381,000,000 forfiscalyear 1993; and " (B) $381,000,000 forfiscalyear 1994. Of the amounts appropriated in subparagraphs (A) and (B), not more than 5 percent for each fiscal year shall be used for the payment of operating expenses under section 403(b) of this Act for service in operation as of September 30, 1992. "(2) NEW STATE-SUPPORTED SERVICE.—T here are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary for the benefit of the Corporation for operating losses under section 403(b) of this Act for service commencing after September 30, 1992— "(A) $7,500,000 forfiscalyear 1993; and "(B) $9,500,000 forfiscalyear 1994. The expenoUture by the Corporation of funds appropriated for operating losses under section 403(b) of this Act for service