Text: H.R.5157 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law 107-232
107th Congress

                                 An Act


 
To amend section 5307 of title 49, United States Code, to allow transit 
systems in urbanized areas that, for the first time, exceeded 200,000 in 
population according to the 2000 census to retain flexibility in the use 
  of Federal transit formula grants in fiscal year 2003, and for other 
            purposes. <<NOTE: Oct. 1, 2002 -  [H.R. 5157]>> 

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

SECTION 1. URBANIZED AREA FORMULA GRANTS.

    Section 5307(b) of title 49, United States Code, is amended--
            (1) by striking the last sentence of paragraph (1);
            (2) by redesignating paragraphs (2) and (3) as paragraphs 
        (3) and (4), respectively;
            (3) by inserting after paragraph (1) the following:
            ``(2) Special rule for fiscal year 2003.--
                    ``(A) Increased flexibility.--The Secretary may make 
                grants under this section, from funds made available to 
                carry out this section for fiscal year 2003, to finance 
                the operating cost of equipment and facilities for use 
                in mass transportation in an urbanized area with a 
                population of at least 200,000 as determined under the 
                2000 decennial census of population if--
                          ``(i) the urbanized area had a population of 
                      less than 200,000 as determined under the 1990 
                      Federal decennial census of population;
                          ``(ii) a portion of the urbanized area was a 
                      separate urbanized area with a population of less 
                      than 200,000 as determined under the 1990 Federal 
                      decennial census of population; or
                          ``(iii) the area was not designated as a 
                      urbanized area as determined under the 1990 
                      Federal decennial census of population.
                    ``(B) Maximum amounts.--Amounts made available 
                pursuant to subparagraphs (A)(i) and (A)(ii) shall be no 
                more than the amount apportioned in fiscal year 2002 to 
                the urbanized area with a population of less than 
                200,000 as determined in the 1990 Federal decennial 
                census of population. Amounts made available pursuant to 
                subparagraph (A)(iii) shall be no more than the amount 
                apportioned under this section for fiscal year 2003.''; 
                and

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            (4) in paragraph (3) (as redesignated by paragraph (2) of 
        this section) by aligning subparagraph (C) with subparagraphs 
        (A) and (B).

    Approved October 1, 2002.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 5157
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 107-644 (Comm. on Transportation and Infrastructure).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 148 (2002):
            Sept. 9, considered and passed House.
            Sept. 13, considered and passed Senate.

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