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PUBLIC LAW 91-605-DEC. 31, 1970
merce. I n consultation with the appropriate official, the Secretary shall establish criteria for the selection of growth centers eligible for assistance under this section such that the aims and purposes set forth in subsection (a) of this section will be promoted. Such criteria shall include, but not be limited to, the following: (1) growth centers shall be geographically and economically capable of contributing significantly to the development of the area, (2) growth centers shall have a population not in excess of one hundred thousand persons according to the latest available Federal census, and (3) the selection of such growth centers within the Appalachian region and the economic development regions shall take into account the purposes of the Appalachian Regional Development Act of 1965 and the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965. In approving projects the Secretary shall give preference to those areas offering the most potential for future economic growth and he shall make arrangements for close coordination throughout the development and implementation of the project with the Federal Cochairman of the Appalachian Regional Commission, or with the appropriate Federal Cochairman of an economic development region, and the Secretary of Commerce, as the case may be. " (g) There is authorized to be appropriated out of the Highway Trust Fund not to exceed $50,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1972, and not to exceed $50,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1973." (b) The analysis of chapter 1 of title 23, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following:
1731 Selection for assistance, criteria.
79 Stat. 40 USC 79 Stat. 42 USC note.
5. app. 1. 552. 3121
"143. Economic growth center development highways." FEDERAL
SHARE OF E N G I N E E R I N G
SEC. 128. Section 120 of title 23, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: " (h) At the request of any State, the Secretary may from time to time enter into agreements with such State to reimburse the State for the Federal share of the costs of preliminary and construction engineering at an agreed percentage of actual construction costs for each project, in lieu of the actual engineering costs for such project. The Secretary shall annually review each such agreement to insure that such percentage reasonably represents the engineering costs actually incurred by such State." DISTRICT OF
SEC. 129. (a) I n the case of the following routes on the Interstate System in the District of Columbia authorized for construction by section 23 of the Federal-aid Highway Act of 1968, the government of the District of Columbia and the Secretary of Transportation shall restudy such projects and report to Congress not later than 12 months after the date of enactment of this subsection their recommendations with respect to such projects, including any alternative routes or plans: (1) East Leg of the Inner Loop, beginning at Bladensburg Road, 1-295 (section C4.1 to C6), (2) North Central and Northeast Freeways, 1-95 (section C7 to C13) and I-70S (section CI to C2). (b) The government of the District of Columbia and the Secretary of Transportation shall study the project for the North Leg of the Inner Loop from point A3.3 on 1-66 to point C7 on 1-95, as designated in the "1968 Estimate of the Cost of Completion of the National System of Interstate and Defense Highways in the District of
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72 Stat. 899; 73 Stat. 145.
Report to Congress. 82 Stat. 827. D.C. Code 7and note.