Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 116 Part 2.djvu/696

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116 STAT. 1478 PUBLIC LAW 107-232—OCT. 1, 2002 Public Law 107-232 107th Congress An Act To amend section 5307 of title 49, United States Code, to allow transit systems Oct. 1, 2002 in urbanized areas that, for the first time, exceeded 200,000 in population according rjT Tj 5157] to the 2000 census to retain flexibility in the use of Federal transit formula grants in fiscal year 2003, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. URBANIZED AREA FORMULA GRANTS. Section 5307(b) of title 49, United States Code, is amended— (1) by striking the last sentence of paragraph (1); (2) by redesignating paragraphs (2) and (3) as paragraphs (3) and (4), respectively; (3) by inserting after paragraph (1) the following: "(2) SPECIAL RULE FOR FISCAL YEAR 2003.— "(A) INCREASED FLEXIBILITY.—The Secretary may make grants under this section, from funds made available to carry out this section for fiscal year 2003, to finance the operating cost of equipment and facilities for use in mass transportation in an urbanized area with a population of at least 200,000 as determined under the 2000 decennial census of population if— "(i) the urbanized area had a population of less than 200,000 as determined under the 1990 Federal decennial census of population; "(ii) a portion of the urbanized area was a separate urbanized area with a population of less than 200,000 as determined under the 1990 Federal decennial census of population; or "(iii) the area was not designated as a urbanized area as determined under the 1990 Federal decennial census of population. "(B) MAXIMUM AMOUNTS. —Amounts made available pursuant to subparagraphs (A)(i) and (A)(ii) shall be no more than the amount apportioned in fiscal year 2002 to the urbanized area with a population of less than 200,000 as determined in the 1990 Federal decennial census of population. Amounts made available pursuant to subparagraph (A)(iii) shall be no more than the amount apportioned under this section for fiscal year 2003."; and