Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 105 Part 3.djvu/102

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105 STAT. 1986 PUBLIC LAW 102-240—DEC. 18, 1991 (1) OUT OF HIGHWAY TRUST FUND. — There shall be available from the Highway Trust Fund (other than the Mass Transit Account) the following sums: (A) NATIONAL MAGNETIC LEVITATION PROTOTYPE DEVELOP- MENT PROGRAM,—For the national magnetic levitation prototype development program under this section $5,000,000 for fiscal year 1992, $45,000,000 for fiscal year 1993, $100,000,000 for fiscal year 1994, $100,000,000 for fiscal year 1995, $125,000,000 for fiscal year 1996, and $125,000,000 for fiscal year 1997. (B) NATIONAL HIGH-SPEED GROUND TRANSPORTATION TECH- NOLOGY DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM.— For the national highspeed ground transportation technology demonstration program under section 309 of title 49, United States Code, $5,000,000 for each of fiscal years 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, and 1997. (2) OUT OF GENERAL FUND. —In addition to amounts made available by paragraph (1), there is authorized to be appropriated for fiscal years 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, and 1997— (A) $225,000,000 for the national magnetic levitation prototype development program under this section; (B) $25,000,000 for the national high-speed ground transportation technology demonstration program under section 309 of title 49, United States Code; and (C) $25,000,000 for national high-speed ground transportation research and development under section 309 of title 49, United States Code. (3) PERIOD OF AVAILABILITY. — Funds made available by and under this section shall remain available until expended. (4) CONTRACT AUTHORITY. —Notwithstanding any other provision of law, approval by the Secretary of a grant or contract with funds made available by paragraph (1) shall be deemed a contractual obligation of the United States for payment of the Federal share of the cost of the project. (e) GUARANTEE OF OBLIGATIONS. —Section 511 of the Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of 1976 (45 U.S.C. 831) is amended— (1) in subsection (a)— (A) by inserting "(1)" after "shall be or have been used"; (B) by striking "or" after "car management systems)," and inserting in lieu thereof "(2)"; and (C) by inserting ", or (3) to acquire, rehabilitate, improve, develop, or establish high-speed rail facilities or equipment" after "new railroad facilities"; (2) in subsection (g)— (A) by inserting "or high-speed rail services" after "rail services" both places it appears in paragraph (3); (B) by inserting "or passengers" after "provide shippers" in paragraph (3); (C) by striking "or improved" and inserting in lieu thereof "improved, developed, or established" in paragraph (4); (D) by striking "improved, rehabilitated, or acquired" and inserting in lieu thereof "acquired, rehabilitated, improved, developed, or established" in paragraph (5); (E) by striking "and" at the end of paragraph (5);