Summary: H.R.946 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.946. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (02/06/1991)

Authorizes the Secretary of Transportation to approve projects within urbanized areas with populations of 50,000 or more for expanding the capacity of open-to-traffic routes on the Interstate Highway System, including construction of noise barriers, acquisition of right-of-ways for future construction of mass transit facilities, and acquisition of land for construction of parking lots and for bike paths.

Sets forth a formula for apportionment of highway funds for such projects.

Specifies: (1) the period of availability of funds apportioned to a State for Interstate System capacity expansion; (2) conditions that must be met in order to use lapsed funds for discretionary projects; and (3) the Federal share (80 percent) of any such expansion projects.

Authorizes appropriations for FY 1993 through 1996.