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[83 STAT. 321]
[83 STAT. 321]
PUBLIC LAW 91-000—MMMM. DD, 1969

83 STAT. ]

PUBLIC LAW 91-143-DEC. 9, 1969

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by the Congress in the National Capital Transportation Act of 1965 (Public Law 89-173; 79 Stat. 663), the Secretary of Transportation J^^ use esi is authorized to make annual contributions to the Transit Authority in amounts sufficient to finance in part the cost of the Adopted Regional System; except that the aggregate amount of Federal contributions for the Adopted Regional System, including the $100,000,000 authorized to be appropriated by section 5(a)(1) of the National Capital Transportation Act of 1965, shall not exceed the lower amount of $1,147,044,000 or two-thirds of the net project cost of the Adopted Regional System. (b) Federal contributions for the Adopted Regional System shall and'^ondmons. be subject to the following limitations and conditions: (1) The work for which contributions are authorized shall be subject to the provisions of the Compact and shall be carried out substantially in accordance with the plans and schedules for the Adopted Regional System. (2) The aggregate amount of such Federal contributions on or prior ^°^^^ govern\

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to the last day of any given fiscal year shall be matched by the local payments. participating governments by payment of the local share of capital contributions required for the period ending with the last day of such year in a total amount not less than 50 per centum of the amount of such Federal contributions. (c) There is authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of Transportation, without fiscal year limitation, not to exceed $1,047,044,000 to carry out the purposes of this section. The appropriations authorized by this subsection shall be in addition to the appropriations authorized by section 5(a)(1) of the National Capital Transportation Act of 1965. AUTHORIZATION OF DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

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SEC. 4. (a) To provide the District of Columbia share of the cost of the Adopted Regional System, the Commissioner of the District of Columbia is authorized to contract with the Transit Authority to make annual capital contributions aggregating not to exceed $216,500,000. To carry out the purposes of this section there is authorized to be appropriated out of the general fund of the District of Columbia, without fiscal year limitation, not to exceed $166,500,000. (b) The last sentence of paragraph (3) of subsection (b) of the first section of the Act of June 6, 1958 (D.C. Code, sec. 9-220(b)(3)), ^^ ^tat. 340. is amended by striking out "$50,000,000 of the principal amount of the loans authorized to be made to the Commissioners under this subsection shall be utilized to carry out the purposes of the National Capital Transportation Act of 1965 (D.C. Code, sees, 1-1404, 1-1421—1-1426); and"' and inserting in lieu thereof "$216,500,000 goltal*' ^ " ' of the principal amount of the loans authorized to be made to the

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Commissioner under this subsection shall be utilized to make the contributions authorized by section 4 of the National Capital Transporation Act of 1969. To such extent, not exceeding $166,500,000, as may be necessary for this purpose, the District of Columbia may exceed the limitation on aggregate indebtedness established pursuant to this subsection." (c) The appropriations authorized by subsection (a) of this section shall be in addition to the appropriations authorized.on behalf of the District of Columbia by section 5(a)(2) of the National Capital Transportation Act of 1965. D^c'c'odf (d) The Commissioner of the District of Columbia is further 11424. authorized to contract with the Transit Authority and to pay in