Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 92 Part 1.djvu/533

From Wikisource
Jump to: navigation, search
This page needs to be proofread.
PUBLIC LAW 95-000—MMMM. DD, 1978

PUBLIC LAW 95-344—AUG. 15, 1978 requirements would not be consistent with the purposes and provisions of this title. (g) No ^rant of authority in this title shall be deemed to expand the exemption of section 203(b)(4) of the Interstate Commerce Act (49 U.S.C. 303(b)(4)). SEC. 303. (a) To carry out the purposes of this title, the Secretary of Transportation, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, and the Secretary of Commerce, and the heads of such other Federal departments or agencies as the Secretary deems necessary are directed to assist the Secretary in the foitaiulation and implementation of transportation projects. (b) Within one hundred and eighty days from the enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall prepare and submit to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate and the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the House of Representatives, a compilation of Federal statutes and programs providing authority for the planning, funding, or operation of transportation projects which might be utilized by the Secretary to carry out the purpose of this title. The Secretary shall revise the compilation thereafter as he deems necessary. SEC. 304. (a) The Secretary shall, during the formulation of any transportation plan authorized pursuant to section 302 of this title— (1) give public notice of intention to formulate such a plan by publication in the Federal Register and in a newspaper or periodical having general circulation in the vicinity of the affected unit of the national park system; (2) following such notice hold a public meeting at a location or locations convenient to the affected unit of the National Park System. (b) Prior to the implementation of any project developed pursuant to the transportation plan formulated pursuant to subsection (a) of this section, the Secretary shall— (1) establish procedures, including but not limited to public meetings, to give State and local governments and the public adequate notice and an opportunity to comment on the proposed transportation project; and (2) submit, when the proposed project would involve an expenditure in excess of $100,000 in any fiscal year, a detailed report to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the United States Senate and the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the United States House of Representatives. The Secretary may proceed with the implementation of such plan only after sixty days (not counting days on which the Senate or House of Representatives has adjourned for more than three consecutive days) have elapsed following submission of the plan. SEC. 305. The Secretary shall submit a report to the Congress within three years of the effective date of this Act. The report shall include, but not be limited to, his findings and recommendations regarding— (a) preservation of natural resource values within units of the National Park System through access alternatives; (b) effects of transportation projects on communities in close proximity to the units of the National Park System; and (c) future transportation projects formulated pursuant to this title.

92 STAT. 479

16 USC 2303.

Report to congressional committees.

Notice, publication in Federal Register. 16 USC 2304.

Notice.

Report to congressional committees.

Report to Congress. 16 USC 2305.