Summary: H.R.1799 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.1799. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (06/05/1997)

Local Input in Transportation Planning Act - Amends Federal transportation law to: (1) limit to roads classified below principal arterial the apportionment of Federal aid highway funds for surface transportation programs in areas of less than 5,000 population; (2) include within statewide transportation planning processes consultation with elected officials of subdivisions of local governments (requiring review of this process by the Secretary of Transportation at least once every two years); and (3) revise the Federal set-aside percentages for State off-system bridges repair and replacement for FY 1998 through 2003.

Directs the Secretary to study and report to the Congress on the effectiveness of the participation of local elected officials in transportation planning and programming.