PUBLIC LAW 89-11-APR. 14, 1965
L I M I T A T I O N ON P A Y M E N T S U N D E R T H I S ACT
SEC. 605. Nothing contained in this Act shall be construed to authorize the making of any payment under this Act, or under any Act amended by this Act, for religious worship or instruction. Approved April 11, 1965. Public Law 89-11 April 14, 1965 [S. 307]
AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to a compact relating to taxation of motor fuels consumed by interstate buses and to an agreement relating to bus taxation proration and reciprocity. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives United States of America in Congress assembled,
TITLE I Motor fuels taxation compact. Consent of Congress.
101. The consent of Congress is hereby given to the States of Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, and Maryland, and to the District of Columbia to enter into a compact on taxation of motor fuels consumed by interstate buses. But before any other States, any Province of Canada, or any State or territory or the Federal District of Mexico shall be made a party to such compact, the further consent of Congress shall first be obtained. Such compact shall be in substantially the following form: SECTION
"COMPACT O N T A X A T I O N O F MOTOR F U E L S CONSUMED BY INTERSTATE BUSES "ARTicLiE I—PURPOSES
"The purposes of this agreement are to— " (a) avoid multiple taxation of motor fuels consumed by interstate buses and to assure each State of its fair share of motor fuel taxes; " (b) establish and facilitate the administration of a criterion of motor fuel taxation for interstate buses which is reasonably related to the use of highway and related facilities and services in each of the party States; and "(c) encourage the availability of a maximum number of buses for intrastate service by removing motor fuel taxation as a deterrent in the routing of interstate buses. "ARTICLE
" (a) State: State shall include the States of the United States, the District of Columbia, the territories of the United States, the Provinces of Canada, and the States, Territories, and Federal District of Mexico. " (b) Contracting State: Contracting State shall mean a State whith is a party to this agreement. "(c) Administrator: Administrator shall mean the official or agency of a State administering the motor fuel taxes involved. " (d) Person: Person shall include any individual, firm, copartnership, joint venture, association, corporation, estate, trust, business trust, receiver, syndicate, or any other group or combination acting as a unit.