Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 54 Part 1.djvu/903

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54 STAT.] 76TH CONG., 3 D SESS.-CH. 715-SEPT. 5 , 1940 869 SEC. 5. For the elimination of hazards to life at railroad grade cross- Elimination of rail- ings including the separation or protection of grades at crossings, the hads. reconstruction of existing railroad-grade-crossing structures, and the thAoriP'd.fat au relocation of highways to eliminate grade crossings, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated, to be apportioned on or before the 1st Apportionment. day of January of each year preceding the fiscal year for which it is authorized among the several States in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Highway Act (42 Stat. 212), as amended and supple- 23U.s. c.i -2; mented, except that such apportionment shall be one-half on popula- uppv, 2- tion as shown by the latest decennial census, one-fourth on the mileage of the Federal-aid highway system as determined by the Federal Works Administrator, and one-fourth on the railroad mileage as determined by the Interstate Commerce Commission, and to be expended in accord- ance with said Federal Highway Act, as amended and supplemented, except that no part of such funds apportioned to any State need be MIatching by State matched by the State: The sum of $20,000,000 for the fiscal year ry ending June 30, 1942, and the sum of $20,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1943. SEC. 6. For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of section 23 Appro p riations au- of the Federal Highway Act (42 Stat. 218), as amended and supple- 23U..C.23. mented, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated (1) for forest Foret highways highways the sum of $7,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1942, and the sum of $7,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1943: Provided, That hereafter appropriations for forest highways Admitratio shall be administered in conformity with regulations jointly approved by the Secretary of Agriculture and the Federal Works Adminis- trator; and (2) for forest development roads and trails the sum of Forest roads and $3,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1942, and the sum of ' $3,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1943: And provided further, That the apportionment for forest highways in Alaska shall Apportoents be for each of the fiscal years $500,000 and that such additional amount as otherwise would have been apportioned to Alaska for each of said fiscal years shall be apportioned among those States, including Puerto Rico, whose forest highway apportionment for such fiscal year otherwise would be less than 1 per centum of the entire apportionment for forest highways for that fiscal year: And provided further, That apportionments among those States, includ- porttionon° aP ing Puerto Rico, whose forest highway apportionments for such fiscal year otherwise would be less than 1 per centum of the entire apportionment for forest highways for that fiscal year may be made without regard to the provisions of said section 23 relating to apportionments, but in no case shall the apportionment to any State under this provision be in excess of 20 per centum of the total of funds affected thereby, and the total of the apportionments to each State during the six-year period beginning with the fiscal year 1942 shall equal the total of the apportionments that would have been made to each State during such period if the discretionary power conferred by this proviso had not been exercised. SEC. 7 . For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of section Road s thro ha u n - 3 of the Federal Highway Act (42 Stat. 212) as amended by the eto. p Act of June 24, 1930 (46 Stat. 805), there is hereby authorized to thpvosretS au- be appropriated for the survey, construction, reconstruction, and 23 U.S .C. 3 . maintenance of main roads through unappropriated or unreserved public lands, nontaxable Indian lands, or other Federal reservations other than the forest reservations the sum of $1,500,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1942, and the sum of $1,500,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1943, to remain available until expended: