Text: H.R.3757 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/03/2004)


108th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 3757


To amend title 23, United States Code, to permit States to carry out surface transportation program projects on local roads to address safety concerns.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 3, 2004

Mr. DeMint (for himself, Mr. Brown of South Carolina, Mr. Wilson of South Carolina, and Mr. Barrett of South Carolina) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure


A BILL

To amend title 23, United States Code, to permit States to carry out surface transportation program projects on local roads to address safety concerns.

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

SECTION 1. Location of surface transportation program projects.

Section 133(c) of title 23, United States Code, is amended—

(1) by striking “Except” and inserting the following:

“(1) IN GENERAL.—Except”; and

(2) by adding at the end the following:

“(2) SAFETY PROJECTS.—Notwithstanding paragraph (1), a State may undertake a surface transportation program project on any State-maintained public road, including a road functionally classified as a local or rural minor collector, if the State determines that the project is necessary to address high fatality rates or other safety concerns.”.