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PUBLIC LAW 95-000—MMMM. DD, 1977

PUBLIC LAW 95-85—AUG. 2, 1977

91 STAT. 415


To enable the Department of Transportation to pay the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, as part of the Federal contribution toward expenses necessary for the design and construction of facilities for the handicapped as authorized by Public Law 93-87, 23 USC 101 note., including acquisition of rights-of-way, land, and interest therein, $2,700,000, to remain available until expended. . INTEREST PAYMENTS

To enable the Department of Transportation to pay the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority costs of debt service assistance and the interest subsidy authorized by Public Law 92-349, $60,900,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That $12,243,000 of such amount shall become available upon the date of enactment of this Act: Provided further, That the Secretary of Transportation shall execute an agreement with the Authority whereby the Authority agrees to (1) issue no additional bonds under title I of Public Law 92-349, (2) provide a minimum of 20 percent of the Authority's unreimbursed debt service costs under title I of Public Law 92-349, and (3) develop and execute a plan, with the participating local governments, that will provide for the Authority to be financially responsible for the remaining capital and operating costs of the rail transit system in a manner consistent with the Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1964, as amended, the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1973, as amended, and the terms and conditions the Secretary may require.

D.C. Code 1-1441 note. D.C. Code 1-1446 note. D.C. Code 1-1441.

49 USC 1601 note. 23 USC 101 note.


For necessary expenses to enable the National Transportation Policy Study Commission to carry out its functions under section 154 of the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1976, $2,000,000, to remain available 23 USC 101 note.. until expended. TITLE III GENERAL PROVISIONS SEC. 301. During the current fiscal year applicable appropriations to the Department of Transportation shall be available for maintenance and operation of aircraft; hire of passenger motor vehicles and aircraft; purchase of liability insurance for motor vehicles operating in foreign countries on official departmental business; and uniforms, or allowances therefor, as authorized by law (5 U.S.C. 5901-5902). SEC. 302. None of the funds provided in this Act shall be available Airport grants. for the planning or execution of programs the commitments for which are in excess of $540,000,000 in fiscal year 1978 for "Grants-in-aid for airports" under 49 U.S.C. 1714 (a) and (b).

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