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PUBLIC LAW 99-000—MMMM. DD, 1985

PUBLIC LAW 99-190—DEC. 19, 1985

99 STAT. 1287

Administration shall reapportion under section 9 of the Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1964, as amended, those funds available for reapportionment pursuant to subsection (c)(4) of section 5 of that Act. SEC. 319. None of the funds in this or any other Act shall be made available for the proposed Woodward light rail line in the Detroit, Michigan, area until a source of operating funds has been approved in accordance with Michigan law: Provided, That this limitation shall not apply to alternatives analysis studies under section 21(a)(2)(B) of the Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1964, as amended. SEC. 320. The Secretary of Transportation shall enter into negotiations for full funding contracts with the appropriate local governmental authorities to construct (1) the minimum operable segment, MOS-1, of the downtown Los Angeles to San Fernando Valley Metro Rail project; (2) the north and south legs of the downtown component of metrorail in Dade County, Florida; and (3) the downtown transit project 0)us tunnel) in Seattle, Washington: Provided, That the Secretary shall commence negotiations with appropriate local authorities to enter into such contracts no later thsm 30 days after enactment and shall conclude such negotiations no later than 90 days after enactment: Provided further, That such contracts shall cover total project costs including federal financial participation consisting of fiscal year 1984 and fiscal year 1985 discretionary grants funding made available pursuant to section 331 of this Act, fiscal year 1986 discretionary grants funding in accordance with the accompanying Joint Explanatory Statement of the Managers, and future funding as made available by the Congress. SEC. 321. The Urban Mass Transportation Administration shall enter into a contract with the Southern California Rapid Transit District to conduct a study of the potential methane gas risks relating to the proposed alignment of the Metro Rail project beyond the Minimum Operable Segment, MOS-1. None of the funds described in section 320 may be made available for any segment of the downtown Los Angeles to San Fernando Valley Metro Rail project unless and until the Southern California Rapid Transit District officially notifies and commits to the Urban Mass Transportation Administration that no part of the Metro Rail project will tunnel into or through any zone designated as a potential risk zone or high potential risk zone in the report of the City of Los Angeles dated June 10, 1985, entitled "Task Force Report on the March 24, 1985 Methane Gas Explosion and Fire in the Fairfax Area". Funds for this study, in an amount not to exceed $1,000,000, shall be made available from funds previously allocated for the MOS-1 project, commencing within 30 days of enactment. SEC. 322. The limitation on obligations for the Discretionary Grants Program of the Urban Mass Transportation Administration shall not apply to any authority under section 21(a)(2)(B) of the Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1964, as amended, previously made available for obligation. SEC. 323. (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary of Transportation may use not to exceed one-half of 1 percent of— (1) the funds made available for fiscal year 1986 by section 21(a)(2)(B) of the Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1964, as amended, to carry out section 3 of such Act to contract with any

49 USC app. 1607a. 49 USC app. 1604. Prohibitions. Michigan.

49 USC app. 1617. Contracts.

Contract. California. Railroads. Prohibitions.

49 USC app. 1617 note. 49 USC app. 1617. Contracts.

49 USC app. 1602.