Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 109 Part 1.djvu/473

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PUBLIC LAW 104-50—NOV. 15, 1995 109 STAT. 457 account, and to the Federal Railroad Administration's "Railroad Safety" account, except for State rail safety inspectors participating in training pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 20105. SEC. 329. (a) PURCHASE OF AMERICAN-MADE EQUIPMENT AND PRODUCTS.— It is the sense of the Congress that, to the greatest extent practicable, all equipment and products purchased with funds made available in this Act should be American-made. (b) NOTICE REQUIREMENT. —In providing financial assistance to, or entering into any contract with, any entity using funds made available in this Act, the head of each Federal agency, to the greatest extent practicable, shall provide to such entity a notice describing the statement made in subsection (a) by the Congress. SEC. 330. None of the funds in this Act shall be available to prepare, propose, or promulgate any regulations pursuant to title V of the Motor Vehicle Information and Cost Savings Act (49 U.S.C. 32901, et seq.) prescribing corporate average fuel economy standards for automobiles, as defined in such title, in any model year that differs from standards promulgated for such automobiles prior to enactment of this section. SEC. 331. Notwithstanding 15 U.S.C. 631 et seq. and 10 U.S.C. 2301 et seq. as amended, the United States Coast Guard acquisition of 47-foot Motor Life Boats for fiscal years 1995 through 2000 shall be subject to full and open competition for all U.S. shipyards. Accordingly, the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) (including but not limited to FAR Part 19), shall not apply to the extent they are inconsistent with a full and open competition. SEC. 332. None of the funds in this Act may be used for planning, engineering, design, or construction of a sixth runway at the new Denver International Airport, Denver, Colorado: Provided, That this provision shall not apply in any case where the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration determines, in writing, that safety conditions warrant obligation of such funds. SEC. 333. (a) Section 5302(a)(1) of title 49, United States Code, is amended by striking— (1) in subparagraph (B), "that extends the economic life of the bus for at least 5 years"; and (2) in subparagraph (C), "that extends the economic life of the bus for at least 8 years". (b) The amendments made by this section shall not take effect Effective date. before March 31, 1996. 49 USC 5302 SEC. 334. Notwithstanding 31 U.S.C. 3302, funds received by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics from the sale of data products, for necessary expenses incurred pursuant to the provisions of section 6006 of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991, may be credited to the Federal-aid highways account for the purpose of reimbursing the Bureau for such expenses: Provided, That such funds shall not be subject to the obligation limitation for Federal-aid highways and highway safety construction. SEC. 335. Of the budgetary resources provided to the Department of Transportation (excluding the Maritime Administration) during fiscal year 1996, $25,000,000 are permanently canceled: Provided, That the Secretary of Transportation shall reduce the existing field office structure, and to the extent practicable collocate and consolidate the Department's surface transportation field offices and administrative activities: Provided further. That the Secretary may for the purpose of consolidation of offices and facilities other than those at Headquarters, after notification to and approval of note.