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Department of Transportation Appropriations Act, FY2000 (Identified by CRS)
Transportation Department FY2000 Appropriations bill (Identified by CRS)

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Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2000

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Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2000

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Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2000

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Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2000

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Making appropriations for the Department of Transportation and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2000, and for other purposes.


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10/09/1999Became Public Law No: 106-69. (TXT | PDF)
10/09/1999Signed by President.
10/05/1999Presented to President.
10/04/1999Conference report agreed to in Senate: Senate agreed to conference report by Yea-Nay Vote. 88-3. Record Vote No: 306.(consideration: CR S11862-11867)
10/01/1999Conference report agreed to in House: On agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 304 - 91, 1 Present (Roll no. 466).(consideration: CR H9202-9210)
09/30/1999Conference report filed: Conference report H. Rept. 106-355 filed.(text of conference report: CR H9077-9141)
09/29/1999Conference committee actions: Conferees agreed to file conference report.
09/29/1999Conference committee actions: Conference held.
09/16/1999Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 95-0. Record Vote No: 278.(text: CR 9/21/1999 S11176-11186)
06/23/1999Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 429 - 3 (Roll no. 250).
06/09/1999The House Committee on Appropriations reported an original measure, H. Rept. 106-180, by Mr. Wolf.(text of title I as reported in House: CR 6/17/1999 H4763-4764; text of title II as reported in House: CR 6/17/1999 H4771; text of title III as reported in House: CR 6/17/1999 H4771-4773)
06/09/1999Introduced in House

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Date Chamber
10/09/1999Became Public Law No: 106-69. (TXT | PDF)
10/09/1999Signed by President.
10/05/1999HousePresented to President.
10/04/1999SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
10/04/1999SenateSenate agreed to conference report by Yea-Nay Vote. 88-3. Record Vote No: 306. (consideration: CR S11862-11867)
10/04/1999SenateConference papers: Senate report and managers' statement held at the desk in Senate.
10/01/1999SenateConference papers: message on House action held at the desk in Senate.
10/01/1999-9:56amHouseOn agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 304 - 91, 1 Present (Roll no. 466). (consideration: CR H9202-9210)
10/01/1999-9:56amHouseMotions to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10/01/1999-9:08amHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the the conference report on H.R. 2084.
10/01/1999-9:08amHouseMr. Wolf brought up conference report H. Rept. 106-355 for consideration under the provisions of H. Res. 318.
10/01/1999-9:07amHouseRule H. Res. 318 passed House.
09/30/1999-11:39pmHouseRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 318 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of the conference report to H.R. 2084 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Waives points of order against the conference report and against its consideration.
09/30/1999-10:06pmHouseConference report H. Rept. 106-355 filed. (text of conference report: CR H9077-9141)
09/29/1999-4:19pmConferees agreed to file conference report.
Action By: Joint
09/29/1999-1:48pmConference held.
Action By: Joint
09/21/1999-4:42pmHouseThe Speaker appointed conferees: Wolf, DeLay, Regula, Rogers, Packard, Callahan, Tiahrt, Aderholt, Granger, Young (FL), Sabo, Olver, Pastor, Kilpatrick, Serrano, Forbes, and Obey.
09/21/1999-4:42pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
09/21/1999-4:42pmHouseOn motion that the House instruct conferees Agreed to by voice vote. (consideration: CR H8432)
09/21/1999-4:42pmHouseThe previous question was ordered without objection.
09/21/1999-4:36pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the motion to instruct conferees. The instructions contained in the motion require the managers on the part of the House to insist on maximum funding, within the scope of the conference, for the functions and operations of the Office of Motor Carriers.
09/21/1999-4:36pmHouseMr. Sabo moved that the House instruct conferees.
09/21/1999-4:35pmHouseOn motion that the House disagree to the Senate amendment, and agree to a conference Agreed to without objection. (consideration: CR H8431)
09/21/1999-4:34pmHouseMr. Wolf asked unanimous consent that the House disagree to the Senate amendment, and agree to a conference.
09/21/1999SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
09/16/1999SenateSenate insists on its amendment asks for a conference, appoints conferees Shelby; Domenici; Specter; Bond; Gorton; Bennett; Campbell; Stevens; Lautenberg; Byrd; Mikulski; Reid; Kohl; Murray; Inouye. (consideration: CR S10981)
09/16/1999SenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 95-0. Record Vote No: 278. (text: CR 9/21/1999 S11176-11186)
09/16/1999SenateThe previously agreed to amendments to H.R. 2084 are being considered second degree amendments to SP 1624.
09/16/1999SenateS.Amdt.1680 Amendment SP 1680 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
09/16/1999SenateAmendment SP 1680 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
09/16/1999SenateS.Amdt.1680 Proposed by Senator Shelby. An amendment on the part of the managers.
09/16/1999SenateAmendment SP 1680 proposed by Senator Shelby.
09/16/1999SenateS.Amdt.1666 Amendment SP 1666 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
09/16/1999SenateAmendment SP 1666 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
09/16/1999SenateS.Amdt.1667 Amendment SP 1667 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
09/16/1999SenateAmendment SP 1667 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
09/16/1999SenateS.Amdt.1673 Amendment SP 1673 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
09/16/1999SenateAmendment SP 1673 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
09/16/1999SenateS.Amdt.1666 Proposed by Senator Shelby for Senator Durbin. To express the Sense of the Senate regarding the need for reimbursement to the Village of Bourbonnais and Kankakee County, Illinois, for crash rescue and cleanup incurred in relation to the March 15, 1999, Amtrak train accident.
09/16/1999SenateAmendment SP 1666 proposed by Senator Shelby for Senator Durbin.
09/16/1999SenateS.Amdt.1667 Proposed by Senator Shelby for Senator Thomas. To provide that the cost sharing provisions of Section 5001(b) of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century shall not apply.
09/16/1999SenateAmendment SP 1667 proposed by Senator Shelby for Senator Thomas.
09/16/1999SenateS.Amdt.1673 Proposed by Senator Shelby for Senator Reid. To provide for the transfer of funds to the State of California for use on High Priority Project No. 829 Widen I-15 in San Bernardino County.
09/16/1999SenateAmendment SP 1673 proposed by Senator Shelby for Senator Reid.
09/16/1999SenateS.Amdt.1679 Amendment SP 1679 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
09/16/1999SenateAmendment SP 1679 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
09/16/1999SenateS.Amdt.1679 Proposed by Senator Landrieu for Senator Daschle. To make available funds for the monitoring and reporting on the transfer of passenger air transportation tickets among airlines.
09/16/1999SenateAmendment SP 1679 proposed by Senator Landrieu for Senator Daschle.
09/16/1999SenateS.Amdt.1678 Amendment SP 1678 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
09/16/1999SenateAmendment SP 1678 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
09/16/1999SenateS.Amdt.1678 Proposed by Senator Lautenberg. To increase penalties for involuntarily bumping airline passengers.
09/16/1999SenateAmendment SP 1678 proposed by Senator Lautenberg.
09/16/1999SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S10964-10965, S10968-10981)
09/15/1999SenateS.Amdt.1658 Amendment SP 1658 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 94-0. Record Vote No: 276.
09/15/1999SenateAmendment SP 1658 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 94-0. Record Vote No: 276.
09/15/1999SenateS.Amdt.1677 Amendment SP 1677 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 40-55. Record Vote No: 275.
09/15/1999SenateAmendment SP 1677 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 40-55. Record Vote No: 275.
09/15/1999SenateS.Amdt.1663 Amendment SP 1663 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
09/15/1999SenateAmendment SP 1663 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
09/15/1999SenateS.Amdt.1663 Proposed by Senator Shelby for Senator Inhofe. To express the sense of the Congress that the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration should develop a national policy and related procedures concerning the interface of the Terminal Automated Radar Display and Information System and en route surveillance systems for Visual Flight Rule (VFR) air traffic control towers.
09/15/1999SenateAmendment SP 1663 proposed by Senator Shelby for Senator Inhofe.
09/15/1999SenateS.Amdt.1661 Amendment agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
09/15/1999SenateAmendment SP 1661 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
09/15/1999SenateS.Amdt.1661 Proposed by Senator Shelby for Senator Daschle. To make available funds for apportionment to the sponsors of primary airports taking account of temporary air service interruptions to those airports.
09/15/1999SenateAmendment SP 1661 proposed by Senator Shelby for Senator Daschle.
09/15/1999SenateS.Amdt.1658 Proposed by Senator Helms. Expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States Census Bureau should include marital status on the short form census questionnaire to be distributed to the majority of American households for the 2000 decennial census.
09/15/1999SenateAmendment SP 1658 proposed by Senator Helms.
09/15/1999SenateS.Amdt.1624 SP 1624 determined germane by Yea-Nay Vote. 62-35. Record Vote No: 274.
09/15/1999SenateSP 1624 determined germane by Yea-Nay Vote. 62-35. Record Vote No: 274.
09/15/1999SenateS.Amdt.1624 Point of order that language within the amendment is not germane raised in Senate with respect to.
09/15/1999SenatePoint of order that language within the amendment is not germane raised in Senate with respect to SP 1624.
09/15/1999SenateS.Amdt.1677 Proposed by Senator Gorton. To express the sense of the Senate concerning CAFE standards for sport utility vehicles and other light trucks.
09/15/1999SenateAmendment SP 1677 proposed by Senator Gorton.
09/15/1999SenateS.Amdt.1626 Amendment SP 1626 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
09/15/1999SenateAmendment SP 1626 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
09/15/1999SenateS.Amdt.1625 Amendment SP 1625 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
09/15/1999SenateAmendment SP 1625 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
09/15/1999SenateS.Amdt.1625 Considered by Senate.
09/15/1999SenateS.Amdt.1624 Considered by Senate.
09/15/1999SenateS.Amdt.1626 Considered by Senate.
09/15/1999SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S10875-10879, S10892-10893)
09/14/1999SenateS.Amdt.1626 Proposed by Senator Wyden. To make available funds for the investigation of unfair or deceptive practices and unfair methods of competition by air carriers and foreign air carrier involving denying airline consumers access to information on the lowest fare available.
09/14/1999SenateAmendment SP 1626 proposed by Senator Wyden.
09/14/1999SenateS.Amdt.1625 Proposed by Senator Wyden. To make available funds for the investigation of unfair or deceptive practices and unfair methods of competition by air carriers, foreign air carriers, and ticket agents involving the failure to disclose information on the overbooking of flights.
09/14/1999SenateAmendment SP 1625 proposed by Senator Wyden.
09/14/1999SenateSee also S. 1143.
09/14/1999SenateS.Amdt.1624 Amendment SP 1624 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
09/14/1999SenateAmendment SP 1624 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
09/14/1999SenateS.Amdt.1624 Proposed by Senator Shelby. In the nature of a substitute.
09/14/1999SenateAmendment SP 1624 proposed by Senator Shelby.
09/14/1999SenateMeasure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S10820-10825, S10827-10847)
09/09/1999SenateCloture on motion to proceed not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 49-49. Record Vote No: 264. (consideration: CR S10657-10658)
08/05/1999SenateMotion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate. (consideration: CR S10340)
08/05/1999SenateCloture motion on motion to proceed presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S10340)
08/05/1999SenateMotion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S10340)
06/28/1999SenateReceived in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 181.
06/23/1999-3:03pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
06/23/1999-3:03pmHouseOn passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 429 - 3 (Roll no. 250).
06/23/1999-2:44pmHouseThe House adopted the amendment as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
06/23/1999-2:44pmHouseThe previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
06/23/1999-2:43pmHouseThe House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 2084.
06/23/1999-2:42pmHouseH.Amdt.234 By unanimous consent, the Smith (MI) amendment was withdrawn.
06/23/1999-2:39pmHouseH.Amdt.234 Amendment (A007) offered by Mr. Smith (MI).
06/23/1999-2:37pmHouseH.Amdt.230 On agreeing to the Rogan amendment (A003) Agreed to by recorded vote: 241 - 190 (Roll no. 249).
06/23/1999-2:29pmHouseH.Amdt.232 On agreeing to the Andrews amendment (A005) Agreed to by recorded vote: 289 - 141 (Roll no. 248).
06/23/1999-2:06pmHouseORDER OF BUSINESS - The Chair announced that proceedings will resume on those amendments postponed earlier in the following order: The amendment offered by Mr. Andrews and the amendment offered by Mr. Rogan.
06/23/1999-2:05pmHouseH.Amdt.233 By unanimous consent, the Nadler amendment was withdrawn.
06/23/1999-2:00pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee proceeded with debate on the amendment offered by Mr. Nadler.
06/23/1999-2:00pmHouseH.Amdt.233 Amendment (A006) offered by Mr. Nadler.
06/23/1999-1:54pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - The Chair put the question on agreeing to the amendment by voice vote and announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Martinez objected to the voice vote and pursuant to H. Res. 218, further proceedings on the amendment were postponed.
06/23/1999-1:39pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee has proceeded with debate on the amendment offered by Mr. Rogan.
06/23/1999-1:39pmHouseH.Amdt.230 Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. Rogan.
06/23/1999-1:38pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - The Chair put the question on agreeing to the amendment by voice vote and announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Andrews objected to the voice vote and pursuant to H. Res. 218, further proceedings on the amendment were postponed.
06/23/1999-1:24pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee proceeded with debate on the amendment offered by Mr. Andrews.
06/23/1999-1:24pmHouseH.Amdt.232 Amendment (A005) offered by Mr. Andrews.
06/23/1999-1:23pmHouseH.Amdt.231 On agreeing to the Sanford amendment (A004) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/23/1999-1:14pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee proceeded with debate on the amendment offered by Mr. Sanford.
06/23/1999-1:14pmHouseH.Amdt.231 Amendment (A004) offered by Mr. Sanford.
06/23/1999-1:13pmHouseH.Amdt.230 By unanimous consent, the Rogan amendment was withdrawn.
06/23/1999-1:13pmHouseH.Amdt.230 Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. Rogan.
06/23/1999-1:02pmHouseMr. Shuster raised a point of order against the content of the measure. Mr. Shuster stated that content on page 52, lines 1 through 10, Sec. 346, constitutes legislation on an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/23/1999-1:01pmHouseMr. Shuster raised a point of order against the content of the measure. Mr. Shuster stated that content on page 51, lines 5 through 12, Sec. 343, constitutes legislation on an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/23/1999-12:59pmHouseMr. Shuster raised a point of order against the content of the measure. Mr. Shuster stated that content on page 50, line 22 through page 51, line 4, Sec. 342, constitutes legislation on an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/23/1999-12:58pmHouseMr. Shuster raised a point of order against the content of the measure. Mr. Shuster stated that content on page 50, lines 5-9, Sec. 338, constitutes legislation on an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/23/1999-12:55pmHouseMr. Shuster raised a point of order against the content of the measure. Mr. Shuster stated that content on page 50, lines 1-4, Sec. 337, constitutes legislation on an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/23/1999-12:54pmHouseH.Amdt.229 By unanimous consent, the Sanford amendment was withdrawn.
06/23/1999-12:54pmHouseH.Amdt.229 Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Sanford.
06/23/1999-12:39pmHouseMr. Shuster raised a point of order against the content of the measure. Mr. Shuster stated that content on page 32, line 8 constitutes legislation on an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/23/1999-12:39pmHouseMr. Shuster raised a point of order against the content of the measure. Mr. Shuster stated that content on page 25, line 9 constitutes legislation on an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/23/1999-12:36pmHouseMr. Shuster raised a point of order against the content of the measure. Mr. Shuster stated that content on page 19, line 25 constitutes legislation on an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/23/1999-12:36pmHouseMr. Shuster raised a point of order against the content of the measure. Mr. Shuster stated that content on page 19, line 5 constitutes legislation on an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/23/1999-12:35pmHouseMr. Shuster raised a point of order against the content of the measure. Mr. Shuster stated that content on page 18, line 4 constitutes legislation on an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/23/1999-12:34pmHouseMr. Shuster raised a point of order against the content of the measure. Mr. Shuster stated that content on page 17, line 14 constitutes legislation on an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/23/1999-12:31pmHouseH.Amdt.228 On agreeing to the Young (FL) amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/23/1999-12:10pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee is debating the amendment offered by Mr. Young of Florida.
06/23/1999-12:10pmHouseH.Amdt.228 Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Young (FL).
06/23/1999-12:09pmHouseMr. Shuster raised a point of order against the content of the measure. Mr. Shuster stated that content on page 15, line 20 constitutes legislation on an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/23/1999-12:07pmHouseMr. Shuster raised a point of order against the content of the measure. Mr. Shuster stated that content on page 13, line 16 constituted legislation on an appropriations bill. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/23/1999-12:02pmHouseMr. Shuster raised a point of order against the content of the measure. Mr. Shuster stated that the content on page 11, lines 8 and 9, constitute legislation on an appropriations bill. Mr. Coburn subsequently rose to a further point of order and stated that the content on page 10 line 17 through page 13, line 13 should be included in the point of order for the same reason. The Chair sustained the point of order.
06/23/1999-11:13amHouseGENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 2084.
06/23/1999-11:13amHouseThe Speaker designated the Honorable Dave Camp to act as Chairman of the Committee.
06/23/1999-11:13amHouseHouse resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 218 and Rule XXIII.
06/23/1999-11:12amHouseRule provides for consideration of H.R. 2084 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five minute rule. Measure will be read by paragraph. Bill is open to amendments. The amendment printed in H. Rept. 106-196 may be offered only by a member designated in the report and only at the appropriate point in the reading of the bill.
06/23/1999-11:12amHouseConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 218. (consideration: CR H4748-4785)
06/23/1999-11:12amHouseRule H. Res. 218 passed House.
06/22/1999-7:08pmHouseRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 218 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2084 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. After general debate the bill shall be considered for amendment under the five minute rule. Measure will be read by paragraph. Bill is open to amendments. The amendment printed in H. Rept. 106-196 may be offered only by a member designated in the report and only at the appropriate point in the reading of the bill.
06/09/1999HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 100.
06/09/1999HouseThe House Committee on Appropriations reported an original measure, H. Rept. 106-180, by Mr. Wolf. (text of title I as reported in House: CR 6/17/1999 H4763-4764; text of title II as reported in House: CR 6/17/1999 H4771; text of title III as reported in House: CR 6/17/1999 H4771-4773)

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Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2000 - Title I: Department of Transportation - Makes appropriations for FY 2000 (with specified rescissions, transfers of funds, limitations on obligations and administrative expenses, and liquidations of contract authorizations) for: (1) the Office of the Secretary of Transportation; (2) the Coast Guard; (3) the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); (4) the Federal Highway Administration (FHA); (5) the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration; (6) the Federal Railroad Administration; (7) the Federal Transit Administration; (8) the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation; (9) the Research and Special Programs Administration; (10) the Office of Inspector General; and (11) the Surface Transportation Board.

Title II: Related Agencies - Makes appropriations for FY 2000 for: (1) the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board; and (2) the National Transportation Safety Board.

Title III: General Provisions - Sets forth specified prohibitions, limitations, permissions, and mandates with respect to the use of appropriations under this Act identical or similar to those enacted in the Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1999 (P.L. 105-277).

(Sec. 314) Authorizes airports to transfer to the FAA, without consideration, instrument landing systems (along with associated approach lighting equipment and runway visual range equipment) which conform to FAA design and performance specifications and which were purchased with airport development grant funds.

(Sec. 318) Bars the use of funds under this Act to compensate in excess of 320 technical staff-years under the federally funded research and development center contract between the FAA and the Center for Advanced Aviation Systems Development during FY 2000.

(Sec. 319) Reduces the amount of funds provided in this Act for the Transportation Administrative Service Center (TASC).

(Sec. 322) Makes airport development and noise compatibility program funds available for apportionment in FY 2000 in amounts equal to those apportioned in FY 1999 to airport sponsors of primary airports: (1) whose passenger boardings fell below 10,000; (2) which had at least 10,000 passenger boardings in the calendar year prior to the calendar year used to calculate apportionments to airport sponsors in a fiscal year; and (3) in which the cause of the shortfall in passenger boardings was a temporary but significant interruption in service by an air carrier to that airport due to an employment action, natural disaster, or other event unrelated to the demand for air transportation at the affected airport.

(Sec. 325) Prohibits the use of funds (as in Public Law 105-277) for employee training which: (1) does not meet identified needs for knowledge, skills, and abilities bearing directly upon the performance of official duties; (2) contains elements likely to induce high levels of emotional response or psychological stress in some participants; (3) does not require prior employee notification of the content and methods to be used in the training and written end of course evaluations; (4) contains any methods or content associated with religious or quasi-religious belief systems or "new age" belief systems; (5) is offensive to, or designed to change, participants' personal values or lifestyle outside the workplace; or (6) includes content related to human immunodeficiency virus-acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV-AIDS) other than that necessary to make employees more aware of its medical ramifications and the workplace rights of HIV-positive employees.

(Sec. 326) Bars the use of funds, unless authorized by Congress, to pay for specified lobbying activities with respect to a Member of Congress or a State legislature. Permits DOT or related agency employees to communicate to Members of Congress or to a State legislature with respect to requests for legislation or appropriations which they deem necessary for the efficient conduct of business.

(Sec. 327) Prohibits expenditure of funds made available under this Act by any entity that does not agree to comply with the Buy American Act.

Expresses the sense of Congress that entities receiving assistance under this Act should purchase only U.S.-made equipment and products to the greatest extent practicable.

Prohibits the use of funds for contracts with persons falsely labeling products as made in America.

(Sec. 329) Makes receipts collected from users of fitness centers operated by or for the Department of Transportation available to support their operation and maintenance.

(Sec. 330) Declares that none of the funds in this Act shall be available to implement or enforce regulations that would result in the withdrawal of a slot from an air carrier at O'Hare International Airport in excess of the total slots withdrawn from that air carrier as of October 31, 1993, if such additional slot is to be allocated to another air carrier or foreign air carrier.

(Sec. 331) Requires the transfer of funds made available under this Act, and any prior year unobligated funds, for the Charleston, South Carolina Monobeam Corridor Project to the Transit Planning and Research Account.

(Sec. 332) Prohibits the provision of essential air service subsidies to communities in the 48 contiguous States that are fewer than 70 miles from the nearest large or medium hub airport, or that require a rate of subsidy per passenger in excess of $200, unless such point is greater than 210 miles from the nearest large or medium hub airport.

(Sec. 335) Authorizes appropriations for expenses of the Amtrak Reform Council for FY 2001. Includes within the duties of such Council the identification of Amtrak routes which are candidates for closure or realignment based on performance rankings developed by Amtrak which incorporate information on each route's fully allocated costs and ridership on core intercity passenger service, and which assume that Federal subsidies for Amtrak will decline from FY 1999 to FY 2002.

(Sec. 337) Prohibits the use of funds under this Act for: (1) activities under the Aircraft Purchase Loan Guarantee Program; and (2) operations of the Office of Motor Carriers within the FHA.

(Sec. 339) Amends the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century to set at a maximum of 80 percent (currently, 80 percent period) the Government's FY 1999-2000 share of operating expenses in a grant for a capital mass transportation project in which the recipient: (1) is providing transit services in a smaller urbanized area (population between 128,000 and 128,200); and (2) has adopted a five-year transit plan before September 1, 1998. (Thus allows the Government to pay less than an 80 percent share of such expenses.)

(Sec. 342) Limits to 90 percent the FY 2000 Federal share of certain projects for intercity, fixed-route, over-the-road bus service.

(Sec. 343) Earmarks specified amounts made available to the Coast Guard for a multi-mission vessel to replace the Mackinaw icebreaker in the Great Lakes.

(Sec. 345) Prohibits the use of funds in this Act for the planning or development of the California State Route 710 Freeway extension project through South Pasadena, California (as approved in the Record of Decision on State Route 710 Freeway, issued by the United States Department of Transportation, FHA, on April 13, 1998).

(Sec. 346) Prohibits the use of funds to enforce any regulation or law that requires an air carrier that provides intrastate or interstate air transportation to provide a peanut-free buffer zone or any other related peanut-restricted area, or restrict the distribution of peanuts, until 90 days after submission to Congress and the Secretary of Transportation of a peer-reviewed scientific study that determines that there are severe reactions by passengers to peanuts as a result of contact with very small airborne peanut particles of the kind that passengers might encounter in an aircraft.

(Sec. 349) Directs the Commandant of the Coast Guard to convey, without consideration, all right, title, and interest of the United States (including all easements and rights-of-way) in certain real property located in New Castle, New Hampshire, to the University of New Hampshire. Requires the University to: (1) not interfere with the operation of the Coast Guard Station Portsmouth Harbor, New Hampshire, without the Commandant's permission; and (2) use such property for educational, research, or other public purposes.

(Sec. 350) Prohibits a recipient of funds made available under this Act from disseminating: (1) driver's license personal information or motor vehicle records for any purpose not permitted under specified law; and (2) a person's driver license photograph, social security number, and medical or disability information from a motor vehicle record without the express consent of the person, except as permitted under specified law. Declares that such requirements shall not affect the use of organ donation information on the individual's driver license or affect the administration of organ donation initiatives in the States. Excludes specified States from immediate compliance with such requirements pending the Supreme Court's decision on Reno vs. Condon.

(Sec. 351) Earmarks amounts provided in this Act for completion of the National Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS).

(Sec. 352) Amends the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 to repeal and replace the authorization of appropriations for construction of a certain replacement bridge in Harford County, Maryland, with an authorization of appropriations for improvements to certain other bridges in the same county.

(Sec. 353) Expresses the sense of the Senate that the U.S. Census Bureau: (1) has wrongfully decided not to include marital status on the 2000 decennial census questionnaire to be distributed to the majority of Americans; and (2) should include marital status on the short form 2000 decennial census.

(Sec. 354) Expresses the sense of the Senate that the Secretary of Transportation should amend certain Federal regulations to double the applicable penalties for involuntary denied airline boardings and allow those passengers that are involuntarily denied boarding the option of obtaining a prompt cash refund for the full value of their airline ticket.

(Sec. 355) Amends the Omnibus Consolidated Appropriations Act of 1997 to repeal the mandate that Federal agencies refuse to accept, for any identification-related purpose, a State-issued driver's license or other comparable identification document that does not meet specified Federal requirements (including presence of a social security account number).

(Sec. 356) Declares that certain funds made available for the Pittsburgh North Shore central business district transit options MIS project may be used to fund any aspect of preliminary engineering, costs associated with an environmental impact statement, or a major investment study for that project.

(Sec. 360) Authorizes certain funds for Alaska or Hawaii ferry boats or ferry terminal facilities to be used to construct new vessels and facilities or to improve existing vessels and facilities, including both the passenger and vehicle-related elements of such vessels and facilities, and for repair facilities.

(Sec. 361) Amends the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century to reduce the allocations for specified high priority transportation and highway projects for FY 1998 through 2003. Replaces the current high priority project to construct Highway 425 from Pine Bluff, Arkansas, to the Louisiana State Line with a high priority project to improve Highway 167 from Fordyce, Arkansas, to Saline County line. Allocates funds for construction of and improvements to highway projects in the corridor east of Wilmar and west of Monticello, Arkansas, to Pine Bluff.

(Sec. 362) Makes the Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, intermodal facility eligible for funding for FY 1998 through 2003.

(Sec. 363) Authorizes the Dane County Corridor East-West Madison Metropolitan Area for alternatives analysis and preliminary engineering for FY 1998 through 2003.

(Sec. 364) Prohibits funds for construction of the Douglas Branch project. Directs the Federal Transit Administration to use "no build" and "TSM" alternatives when evaluating the project.

(Sec. 365) Directs the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to make a grant for the purpose of conducting a study to: (1) develop methods for calculating reductions in emissions of precursors of ground level ozone that are achieved within a geographic area as a result of reduced vehicle-miles-traveled in the geographic area; (2) for purposes of reducing such emissions and compliance with the Clean Air Act, develop a pilot program whereby employers would authorize and encourage telecommuting by their employees, in exchange for tradable air pollution credits reflecting resulting emissions reductions; and (3) determine whether such program could have positive effects on national, State, and local transportation and infrastructure policies, and on energy conservation and consumption. Requires such program to be carried out in: (1) the greater metropolitan region of the District of Columbia (including areas in Maryland and Virginia); (2) the greater metropolitan region of Los Angeles, California; (3) the greater metropolitan region of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (including areas in the State of New Jersey); and (4) two additional areas to be selected by the grantee. Authorizes appropriations.

(Sec. 366) Authorizes the Secretary of Transportation to waive (provided such waiver would not result in the closure of an airport) any term or condition contained in the deed of conveyance dated April 3, 1956, in which the United States conveyed lands to the City of Safford, Arizona, for use by the city as an airport.

(Sec. 367) Bars the use of funds in this Act to make a grant unless the Secretary of Transportation notifies the Committees on Appropriations not less than three full business days before any discretionary grant award, letter of intent, or full funding grant agreement totaling $1 million or more is announced by the Department of Transportation or its modal administrations from: (1) any discretionary grant program of the FHA other than the emergency relief program; (2) the FAA airport improvement program; or (3) any FTA program other than the formula grants and fixed guideway modernization programs.

(Sec. 368) Makes funds provided in the Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Acts for fiscal years 1998 and 1999 for an intermodal facility in Eureka, California, available for the expansion and rehabilitation of a bus maintenance facility in Humboldt County, California.

(Sec. 369) Declares that funds previously expended by Moorhead and Moorhead Township, Minnesota, on studies related to the 34th Street Corridor Project in Moorhead shall be considered as the non-Federal match for obligation of specified funds associated with a study of alternatives to rail relocation.