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107th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                S. 2071

 To amend title 23, United States Code, to prohibit the collection of 
  tolls from vehicles or military equipment under the actual physical 
   control of a uniformed member of the Armed Forces, and for other 
                               purposes.


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                             March 22, 2002

 Mr. Smith  of New Hampshire introduced the following bill; which was 
  read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public 
                                 Works

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                                 A BILL


 
 To amend title 23, United States Code, to prohibit the collection of 
  tolls from vehicles or military equipment under the actual physical 
   control of a uniformed member of the Armed Forces, and for other 
                               purposes.

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

SECTION 1. PROHIBITION ON COLLECTION OF TOLLS FROM VEHICLES AND 
              EQUIPMENT USED BY THE ARMED FORCES.

    Section 129 of title 23, United States Code, is amended by adding 
at the end the following:
    ``(d) Prohibition on Collection of Tolls From Vehicles and 
Equipment Used by the Armed Forces.--
            ``(1) In general.--No tolls shall be collected from any 
        vehicle or military equipment owned by the Department of 
        Defense for the use of any toll facility described in paragraph 
        (3) when the vehicle or military equipment is under the actual 
        physical control of a uniformed member of the Armed Forces.
            ``(2) Periods of national emergency.--During a period of 
        national emergency declared by the President, upon request of 
        the Secretary of Defense, a toll facility described in 
        paragraph (3)(A) shall reserve a lane of the toll facility for 
        the exclusive use of a vehicle or military equipment described 
        in paragraph (1).
            ``(3) Toll facilities.--A toll facility described in this 
        paragraph is--
                    ``(A) a toll highway, bridge, or tunnel located on 
                a public road; or
                    ``(B) a toll ferry boat that operates on a route 
                classified as a public road.''.
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