Text: H.R.3522 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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107th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 3522

To identify certain routes in the States of Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, 
and New Mexico as part of the Ports-to-Plains Corridor, a high priority 
                corridor on the National Highway System.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                           December 19, 2001

 Mr. Schaffer (for himself, Mr. Udall of New Mexico, Mr. Combest, Mr. 
  Lucas of Oklahoma, and Mr. Stenholm) introduced the following bill; 
       which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and 
                             Infrastructure

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                                 A BILL


 
To identify certain routes in the States of Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, 
and New Mexico as part of the Ports-to-Plains Corridor, a high priority 
                corridor on the National Highway System.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION OF PORTS-TO-PLAINS HIGH PRIORITY CORRIDOR 
              ROUTES.

    Section 1105(c)(38) of the Intermodal Surface Transportation 
Efficiency Act of 1991 (105 Stat. 2032; 114 Stat. 2763A-201) is 
amended--
            (1) by redesignating subparagraph (A) as clause (i);
            (2) in subparagraph (A), by redesignating clauses (i) 
        through (viii) as subclauses (I) through (VIII), respectively;
            (3) by striking ``(38) The'' and inserting ``(38)(A) The'';
            (4) in subparagraph (A) (as designated by paragraph (3))--
                    (A) in clause (i) (as redesignated by paragraph 
                (2))--
                            (i) in subclause (VII) (as redesignated by 
                        paragraph (1)), by striking ``and'' at the end;
                            (ii) in subclause (VIII) (as redesignated 
                        by paragraph (1)), by striking the period at 
                        the end and inserting ``; and''; and
                            (iii) by adding at the end the following:
                            ``(IX) United States Route 287 from Dumas 
                        to the border between the States of Texas and 
                        Oklahoma, and also United States Route 87 from 
                        Dumas to the border between the States of Texas 
                        and New Mexico.''; and
                    (B) by adding at the end the following:
                    ``(ii) In the State of Oklahoma, the Ports-to-
                Plains Corridor shall generally follow United States 
                Route 287 from the border between the States of Texas 
                and Oklahoma to the border between the States of 
                Oklahoma and Colorado.
                    ``(iii) In the State of Colorado, the Ports-to-
                Plains Corridor shall generally follow--
                            ``(I) United States Route 287 from the 
                        border between the States of Oklahoma and 
                        Colorado to Limon; and
                            ``(II) Interstate Route 70 from Limon to 
                        Denver.
                    ``(iv) In the State of New Mexico, the Ports-to-
                Plains Corridor shall generally follow United States 
                Route 87 from the border between the States of Texas 
                and New Mexico to Raton.''; and
            (5) by striking ``(B) The corridor designation contained in 
        paragraph (A)'' and inserting the following:
            ``(B) The corridor designation contained in subclauses (I) 
        through (VIII) of subparagraph (A)(i)''.
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