Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 105 Part 3.djvu/103

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PUBLIC LAW 102-240—DEC. 18, 1991 105 STAT. 1987 (F) by inserting "or high-speed rail carrier" after "af- fected railroad" in paragraph (6); (G) by striking the period at the end of paragraph (6) and inserting in lieu thereof "; and"; and (H) by adding at the end the following new paragraph: "(7) in the case of high-speed rail facilities and equipment, at least 85 percent of such facilities and equipment are mined, produced, or manufactured in the United States, unless the Secretary finds in writing that— "(A) such requirement would be inconsistent with the public interest; "(B) such facilities and equipment could not be mined, produced, or manufactured in the United States in sufficient and reasonably available quantities of a satisfactory quality; "(C) such a requirement would increase the cost of the facilities and equipment by more than 25 percent; or "(D) such a requirement would result in a violation of obligations of the United States under international trade agreements."; (3) in subsection (i)(l)— (A) by amending subparagraph (B) to read as follows: "(B)(i) will not use any funds or assets from railroad operations for nonrail purposes; and "(ii) will not use any funds or assets from high-speed rail operations for purposes other than high-speed rail purposes,"; and (B) by inserting "or high-speed rail services" after "provide rail services'; and (4) by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(n) DEFINITIONS.—As used in this section, the term 'high-speed rail' means all forms of nonhighway ground transportation that run on rails providing transportation service which is— "(1) reasonably expected to reach sustained speeds of more than 125 miles per hour; and "(2) made available to members of the general public as passengers. Such term does not include rapid transit operations within an urban area that are not connected to the general rail system of transportation.". (f) GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE STUDY. —The Comptroller Gen- Reports, eral, within 2 years after the date of the enactment of this Act, and ^^ ^^ ^^^ "°^- annually thereafter, shall analyze the effectiveness of the application of section 511 of the Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of 1976 to high-speed rail facilities and equipment, and report the results of such analysis to the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate. SEC. 1037. RAILROAD RELOCATION DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM. Section 163(p) of the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1973 (23 U.S.C. 130 note) is amended by striking "and 1991," and inserting "1991, 1992, 1993, and 1994,". SEC. 1038. USE OF RECYCLED PAVING MATERIAL. Environmental (a) ASPHALT PAVEMENT CONTAINING RECYCLED RUBBER DEM- 23°I^^ IO9 note. ONSTRATION PROGRAM. — Notwithstanding any other provision of