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              SURFACE TRANSPORTATION EXTENSION ACT OF 2004

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Public Law 108-202
108th Congress

                                 An Act


 
   To provide an extension of highway, highway safety, motor carrier 
safety, transit, and other programs funded out of the Highway Trust Fund 
 pending enactment of a law reauthorizing the Transportation Equity Act 
      for the 21st Century. <<NOTE: Feb. 29, 2004 -  [H.R. 3850]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress <<NOTE: Surface Transportation 
Extension Act of 2004.>> assembled,

SECTION 1. <<NOTE: 23 USC 101 note.>> SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Surface Transportation Extension Act 
of 2004''.

SEC. 2. ADVANCES.

    (a) In General.--Section 2(a) of the Surface Transportation 
Extension Act of 2003 (23 U.S.C. 104 note; 117 Stat. 1110) is amended by 
inserting ``and the Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2004'' after 
``as amended by this Act''.
    (b) Programmatic Distributions.--
            (1) Administration of funds.--Section 2(b)(3) of such Act 
        (117 Stat. 1110) is amended by striking ``the amendment made 
        under subsection (d)'' and inserting ``section 1101(c) of the 
        Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century''.
            (2) Special rules for minimum guarantee.--Section 2(b)(4) of 
        such Act is amended by striking ``$1,166,666,667'' and inserting 
        ``$1,633,333,333''.
            (3) Extension of off-system bridge setaside.--Section 
        144(g)(3) of title 23, United States Code, is amended by 
        striking ``February 29'' inserting ``April 30''.

    (c) Authorization of Contract Authority.--Section 1101(c)(1) of the 
Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (117 Stat. 1111) is 
amended by striking ``$13,483,458,333 for the period of October 1, 2003, 
through February 29, 2004'' and inserting ``$18,876,841,666 for the 
period of October 1, 2003, through April 30, 2004''.
    (d) Limitation on Obligations.--Section 2(e) <<NOTE: 23 USC 104 
note.>> of the Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2003 (117 Stat. 
1111) is amended to read as follows:

    ``(e) Limitation on Obligations.--
            ``(1) Distribution of obligation authority.--Subject to 
        paragraph (2), for the period of October 1, 2003, through April 
        30, 2004, the Secretary shall distribute the obligation 
        limitation made available for Federal-aid highways and highway 
        safety construction programs under the heading `federal-aid 
        highways' in the Transportation, Treasury, and Independent 
        Agencies Appropriations Act, 2004 (division F of Public Law 108-
        199) in accordance with section 110 of such Act; except that

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        the amount of obligation limitation to be distributed for such 
        period for each program, project, and activity specified in 
        sections 110(a)(1), 110(a)(2), 110(a)(4), 110(a)(5), and 110(g) 
        of such Act shall equal the greater of--
                    ``(A) the funding authorized for such program, 
                project, or activity in this Act and the Surface 
                Transportation Extension Act of 2004 (including any 
                amendments made by this Act and such Act); or
                    ``(B) \7/12\ of the funding provided for or 
                limitation set on such program, project, or activity in 
                the Transportation, Treasury, and Independent Agencies 
                Appropriations Act, 2004 (Public Law 108-199).
            ``(2) Limitation on total amount of authority distributed.--
        The total amount of obligation limitation distributed under 
        paragraph (1) for the period of October 1, 2003, through April 
        30, 2004, shall not exceed $19,741,750,000; except that this 
        limitation shall not apply to $372,750,000 in obligations for 
        minimum guarantee for such period.
            ``(3) Time period for obligations of funds.--After April 30, 
        2004, no funds shall be obligated for any Federal-aid highway 
        program project until the date of enactment of a law 
        reauthorizing the Federal-aid highway program.
            ``(4) Treatment of obligations.--Any obligation of 
        obligation authority distributed under this subsection shall be 
        considered to be an obligation for Federal-aid highways and 
        highway safety construction programs for fiscal year 2004 for 
        the purposes of the matter under the heading `federal-aid 
        highways' in the Transportation, Treasury, and Independent 
        Agencies Appropriations Act, 2004.''.

SEC. 3. TRANSFERS OF UNOBLIGATED APPORTIONMENTS.

    Section 3 of the Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2003 (117 
Stat. 1112-1113) is amended by adding at the end the following:
    ``(e) Prohibition of Transfers.--Notwithstanding any other provision 
of this section, no funds may be transferred after February 29, 2004, by 
a State under subsection (a)--
            ``(1) from amounts apportioned to the State for the 
        congestion mitigation and air quality improvement program; and
            ``(2) from amounts apportioned to the State for the surface 
        transportation program and that are subject to any of paragraphs 
        (1), (2), and (3)(A)(i) of section 133(d) of title 23, United 
        States Code.''.

SEC. 4. ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES.

    Section 4(a) of the Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2003 
(117 Stat. 1113) is amended by striking ``$187,500,000'' and inserting 
``$262,500,000''.

SEC. 5. OTHER FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAY PROGRAMS.

    (a) Authorization of Appropriations Under Title I of TEA-21.--
            (1) Federal lands highways.--
                    (A) Indian reservation roads.--Section 1101(a)(8)(A) 
                of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century 
                (112 Stat. 112; 117 Stat. 1113) is amended--
                          (i) in the first sentence by striking 
                      ``$114,583,333 for the period of October 1, 2003, 
                      through February

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                      29, 2004'' and inserting ``$160,416,667 for the 
                      period of October 1, 2003, through April 30, 
                      2004''; and
                          (ii) in the second sentence by striking 
                      ``$5,416,667'' and inserting ``$7,583,333''.
                    (B) Public lands highways.--Section 1101(a)(8)(B) of 
                such Act (112 Stat. 112; 117 Stat. 1113) is amended by 
                striking ``$102,500,000 for the period of October 1, 
                2003, through February 29, 2004'' and inserting 
                ``$143,500,000 for the period of October 1, 2003, 
                through April 30, 2004''.
                    (C) Park roads and parkways.--Section 1101(a)(8)(C) 
                of such Act (112 Stat. 112; 117 Stat. 1113) is amended 
                by striking ``$68,750,000 for the period of October 1, 
                2003, through February 29, 2004'' and inserting 
                ``$96,250,000 for the period of October 1, 2003, through 
                April 30, 2004''.
                    (D) Refuge roads.--Section 1101(a)(8)(D) of such Act 
                (112 Stat. 112; 117 Stat. 1113) is amended by striking 
                ``$8,333,333 for the period of October 1, 2003, through 
                February 29, 2004'' and inserting ``$11,666,667 for the 
                period of October 1, 2003, through April 30, 2004''.
            (2) National corridor planning and development and 
        coordinated border infrastructure programs.--Section 1101(a)(9) 
        of such Act (112 Stat. 112; 117 Stat. 1114) is amended by 
        striking ``$58,333,333 for the period of October 1, 2003, 
        through February 29, 2004'' and inserting ``$81,666,667 for the 
        period of October 1, 2003, through April 30, 2004''.
            (3) Construction of ferry boats and ferry terminal 
        facilities.--
                    (A) In general.--Section 1101(a)(10) of such Act 
                (112 Stat. 113; 117 Stat. 1114) is amended by striking 
                ``$15,833,333 for the period of October 1, 2003, through 
                February 29, 2004'' and inserting ``$22,166,667 for the 
                period of October 1, 2003, through April 30, 2004''.
                    (B) Set aside for alaska, new jersey, and 
                washington.--Section 5(a)(3)(B) of the Surface 
                Transportation Extension Act of 2003 (117 Stat. 1114) is 
                amended--
                          (i) in clause (i) by striking ``$4,166,667'' 
                      and inserting ``$5,833,333'';
                          (ii) in clause (ii) by striking ``$2,083,333'' 
                      and inserting ``$2,916,667''; and
                          (iii) in clause (iii) by striking 
                      ``$2,083,333'' and inserting ``$2,916,667''.
            (4) National scenic byways program.--Section 1101(a)(11) of 
        the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (112 Stat. 
        113; 117 Stat. 1114) is amended by striking ``$11,458,333 for 
        the period of October 1, 2003, through February 29, 2004'' and 
        inserting ``$16,041,666 for the period of October 1, 2003, 
        through April 30, 2004'' .
            (5) Value pricing pilot program.--Section 1101(a)(12) of 
        such Act (112 Stat. 113; 117 Stat. 1114) is amended by striking 
        ``$4,583,333 for the period of October 1, 2003, through February 
        29, 2004'' and inserting ``$6,416,667 for the period of October 
        1, 2003, through April 30, 2004''.
            (6) Highway use tax evasion projects.--Section 1101(a)(14) 
        of such Act (112 Stat. 113; 117 Stat. 1114) is amended by 
        striking ``$2,083,333 for the period of October 1, 2003, through 
        February 29, 2004'' and inserting ``$2,916,667 for the period of 
        October 1, 2003, through April 30, 2004''.

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            (7) Commonwealth of puerto rico highway program.--Section 
        1101(a)(15) of such Act (112 Stat. 113; 117 Stat. 1114) is 
        amended by striking ``$45,833,333 for the period of October 1, 
        2003, through February 29, 2004'' and inserting ``$64,166,667 
        for the period of October 1, 2003, through April 30, 2004''.
            (8) Safety grants.--Section 1212(i)(1)(D) of such Act (23 
        U.S.C. 402 note; 112 Stat. 196; 112 Stat. 840; 117 Stat. 1114) 
        is amended by striking ``$208,333 for the period of October 1, 
        2003, through February 29, 2004'' and inserting ``$291,667 for 
        the period of October 1, 2003, through April 30, 2004''.
            (9) Transportation and community and system preservation 
        pilot program.--Section 1221(e)(1) of such Act (23 U.S.C. 101 
        note; 112 Stat. 223; 117 Stat. 1114) is amended by striking 
        ``$10,416,667 for the period of October 1, 2003, through 
        February 29, 2004'' and inserting ``$14,583,333 for the period 
        of October 1, 2003, through April 30, 2004''.
            (10) Transportation infrastructure finance and innovation.--
        Section 188 of title 23, United States Code, is amended--
                    (A) by striking subsection (a)(1)(F) and inserting 
                the following:
                    ``(F) $81,666,666 for the period of October 1, 2003, 
                through April 30, 2004.'';
                    (B) in subsection (a)(2) by striking ``$833,333 for 
                the period of October 1, 2003, through February 29, 
                2004'' and inserting ``$1,166,667 for the period of 
                October 1, 2003, through April 30, 2004''; and
                    (C) in the item relating to fiscal year 2004 in 
                table contained in subsection (c) by striking 
                ``$1,083,333,333'' and inserting ``$1,516,666,667''.

    (b) Authorization of Appropriations Under Title V of TEA-21.--
            (1) Surface transportation research.--Section 5001(a)(1) of 
        the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (112 Stat. 
        419; 117 Stat. 1115) is amended by striking ``$43,750,000 for 
        the period of October 1, 2003, through February 29, 2004'' and 
        inserting ``$61,250,000 for the period of October 1, 2003, 
        through April 30, 2004''.
            (2) Technology deployment program.--Section 5001(a)(2) of 
        such Act (112 Stat. 419; 117 Stat. 1115) is amended by striking 
        ``$22,916,667 for the period of October 1, 2003, through 
        February 29, 2004'' and inserting ``$32,083,334 for the period 
        of October 1, 2003, through April 30, 2004''.
            (3) Training and education.--Section 5001(a)(3) of such Act 
        (112 Stat. 420; 117 Stat. 1115) is amended by striking 
        ``$8,750,000 for the period of October 1, 2003, through February 
        29, 2004'' and inserting ``$12,250,000 for the period of October 
        1, 2003, through April 30, 2004''.
            (4) Bureau of transportation statistics.--Section 5001(a)(4) 
        of such Act (112 Stat. 420; 117 Stat. 1115) is amended by 
        striking ``$12,916,667 for the period of October 1, 2003, 
        through February 29, 2004'' and inserting ``$18,083,333 for the 
        period of October 1, 2003, through April 30, 2004''.
            (5) ITS standards, research, operational tests, and 
        development.--Section 5001(a)(5) of such Act (112 Stat. 420; 117 
        Stat. 1115) is amended by striking ``$47,916,667 for the period 
        of October 1, 2003, through February 29, 2004'' and

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        inserting ``$67,083,334 for the period of October 1, 2003, 
        through April 30, 2004''.
            (6) ITS deployment.--Section 5001(a)(6) of such Act (112 
        Stat. 420; 117 Stat. 1116) is amended by striking ``$51,666,667 
        for the period of October 1, 2003, through February 29, 2004'' 
        and inserting ``$72,333,334 for the period of October 1, 2003, 
        through April 30, 2004''.
            (7) University transportation research.--Section 5001(a)(7) 
        of such Act (112 Stat. 420; 117 Stat. 1116) is amended by 
        striking ``$11,250,000 for the period of October 1, 2003, 
        through February 29, 2004'' and inserting ``$15,750,000 for the 
        period of October 1, 2003, through April 30, 2004''.

    (c) Metropolitan Planning.--Section 5(c)(1) of the Surface 
Transportation Extension Act of 2003 (117 Stat. 1116) is amended by 
striking ``$100,000,000 for the period of October 1, 2003, through 
February 29, 2004'' and inserting ``$140,000,000 for the period of 
October 1, 2003, through April 30, 2004''.
    (d) Territories.--Section 1101(d)(1) of the Transportation Equity 
Act for the 21st Century (117 Stat. 1116) is amended by striking 
``$15,166,667 for the period of October 1, 2003, through February 29, 
2004'' and inserting ``$21,233,333 for the period of October 1, 2003, 
through April 30, 2004''.
    (e) Alaska Highway.--Section 1101(e)(1) of such Act (117 Stat. 1116) 
is amended by striking ``$7,833,333 for the period of October 1, 2003, 
through February 29, 2004'' and inserting ``$10,966,666 for the period 
of October 1, 2003, through April 30, 2004''.
    (f) Operation Lifesaver.--Section 1101(f)(1) of such Act (117 Stat. 
1117) is amended by striking ``$208,333 for the period of October 1, 
2003, through February 29, 2004'' and inserting ``$291,667 for the 
period of October 1, 2003, through April 30, 2004''.
    (g) Bridge Discretionary.--Section 1101(g)(1) of such Act (117 Stat. 
1117) is amended--
            (1) by striking ``$41,666,667'' and inserting 
        ``$58,333,333''; and
            (2) by striking ``February 29'' and inserting ``April 30''.

    (h) Interstate Maintenance.--Section 1101(h)(1) of such Act (117 
Stat. 1117) is amended--
            (1) by striking ``$41,666,667'' and inserting 
        ``$58,333,333''; and
            (2) by striking ``February 29'' and inserting ``April 30''.

    (i) Recreational Trails Administrative Costs.--Section 1101(i)(1) of 
such Act (117 Stat. 1117) is amended by striking ``$312,500 for the 
period of October 1, 2003, through February 29, 2004'' and inserting 
``$437,500 for the period of October 1, 2003, through April 30, 2004''.
    (j) Railway-Highway Crossing Hazard Elimination in High Speed Rail 
Corridors.--Section 1101(j)(1) of such Act (117 Stat. 1118) is amended--
            (1) by striking ``$2,187,500'' and inserting ``$3,062,500'';
            (2) by striking ``$104,167'' and inserting ``$145,833''; and
            (3) by striking ``February 29'' each place it appears and 
        inserting ``April 30''.

    (k) Nondiscrimination.--Section 1101(k) of such Act (117 Stat. 1118) 
is amended--
            (1) in paragraph (1) by striking ``$4,166,667 for the period 
        of October 1, 2003, through February 29, 2004'' and inserting

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        ``$5,833,333 for the period of October 1, 2003, through April 
        30, 2004''; and
            (2) in paragraph (2) by striking ``$4,166,667 for the period 
        of October 1, 2003, through February 29, 2004'' and inserting 
        ``$5,833,333 for the period of October 1, 2003, through April 
        30, 2004''.

    (l) Administration of Funds.--Section 5(l) of the Surface 
Transportation Extension Act of 2003 (117 Stat. 1118) is amended--
            (1) by inserting ``and section 5 of the Surface 
        Transportation Extension Act of 2004'' after ``this section'' 
        the first place it appears; and
            (2) by inserting ``or the amendment made by section 4(a)(1) 
        of such Act'' before the period at the end.

    (m) Reduction of Allocated Programs.--Section 5(m) of such Act (117 
Stat. 1119) is amended--
            (1) by inserting ``and section 5 of the Surface 
        Transportation Extension Act of 2004'' after ``but for this 
        section'';
            (2) by striking ``both'';
            (3) by striking ``and by this section'' and inserting ``, by 
        this section, and by section 5 of such Act''; and
            (4) by inserting ``and by section 5 of such Act'' before the 
        period at the end.

    (n) Program Category Reconciliation.--Section 5(n) of such Act (117 
Stat. 1119) is amended by inserting ``and section 5 of the Surface 
Transportation Extension Act of 2004'' after ``this section''.

SEC. 6. EXTENSION OF HIGHWAY SAFETY PROGRAMS.

    (a) Seat Belt Safety Incentive Grants.--Section 157(g)(1) of title 
23, United States Code, is amended by striking ``$46,666,667 for the 
period of October 1, 2003, through February 29, 2004'' and inserting 
``$65,333,333 for the period of October 1, 2003, through April 30, 
2004''.
    (b) Prevention of Intoxicated Driver Incentive Grants.--Section 
163(e)(1) of such title is amended by striking ``$50,000,000 for the 
period of October 1, 2003, through February 29, 2004'' and inserting 
``$70,000,000 for the period of October 1, 2003, through April 30, 
2004''.

SEC. 7. SPORT FISHING AND BOATING SAFETY.

    (a) Funding for National Outreach and Communications Program.--
Section 4(c)(6)of the Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration Act (16 
U.S.C. 777c(c)(6)) is amended to read as follows:
            ``(6) $5,833,333 for the period of October 1, 2003, through 
        April 30, 2004;''.

    (b) Clean Vessel Act Funding.--Section 4(b)(4) of such Act (16 
U.S.C. 777c(b)(4)) is amended to read as follows:
            ``(4) First 7 months of fiscal year 2004.--For the period of 
        October 1, 2003, through April 30, 2004, of the balance of each 
        annual appropriation remaining after making the distribution 
        under subsection (a), an amount equal to $47,833,333, reduced by 
        82 percent of the amount appropriated for that fiscal year from 
        the Boat Safety Account of the Aquatic Resources Trust Fund 
        established by section 9504 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 
        to carry out the purposes of section 13106(a) of title 46, 
        United States Code, shall be used as follows:

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                    ``(A) $5,833,333 shall be available to the Secretary 
                of the Interior for 3 fiscal years for obligation for 
                qualified projects under section 5604(c) of the Clean 
                Vessel Act of 1992 (33 U.S.C. 1322 note).
                    ``(B) $4,666,667 shall be available to the Secretary 
                of the Interior for 3 fiscal years for obligation for 
                qualified projects under section 7404(d) of the 
                Sportfishing and Boating Safety Act of 1998 (16 U.S.C. 
                777g-1(d)).
                    ``(C) The balance remaining after the application of 
                subparagraphs (A) and (B) shall be transferred to the 
                Secretary of Transportation and shall be expended for 
                State recreational boating safety programs under section 
                13106 of title 46, United States Code.''.

    (c) Boat Safety Funds.--Section 13106(c) of title 46, United States 
Code, is amended--
            (1) by striking ``$2,083,333'' and inserting ``$2,916,667''; 
        and
            (2) by striking ``$833,333'' and inserting ``$1,166,667''.

SEC. 8. TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS.

    (a) Highway Safety Grants.--
            (1) In general.--Title I of the Transportation, Treasury, 
        and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 2004 (division F of 
        Public Law 108-199) is amended by inserting before the period at 
        the end of the matter under the heading ``National Highway 
        Traffic Safety Administration, highway traffic safety grants'' 
        the <<NOTE: Ante, p. 299.>> following: ``: Provided further, 
        That not to exceed $2,600,000 of the funds subject to allocation 
        under section 157 of title 23, United States Code, and not to 
        exceed $2,600,000 of the funds subject to apportionment under 
        section 163 of that title, shall be available to the National 
        Highway Traffic Safety Administration for administering highway 
        safety grants under those sections''.
            (2) Effective date.--The amendment made by paragraph (1) 
        shall take effect on January 24, 2004.

    (b) Federal Highway Administration.--Section 110(g) of the 
Transportation, Treasury, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 
2004 (division F of Public Law 108-199) <<NOTE: Ante, p. 293.>> is 
amended by adding at the end the following: ``Obligation authority shall 
be available until used and in addition to the amount of any limitation 
imposed on obligations for Federal-aid highway and highway safety 
construction programs for future fiscal years.''.

SEC. 9. EXTENSION OF FEDERAL TRANSIT PROGRAMS.

    (a) Allocating Amounts.--Section 5309(m) of title 49, United States 
Code, is amended--
            (1) in paragraph (1)--
                    (A) by striking ``February 29, 2004'' and inserting 
                ``April 30, 2004'';
                    (B) in subparagraph (A), by inserting ``, except for 
                the period beginning on October 1, 2003, and ending on 
                April 30, 2004, during which $699,642,775 will be 
                available'' after ``modernization'';
                    (C) in subparagraph (B), by inserting ``, except for 
                the period beginning on October 1, 2003, and ending on 
                April 30, 2004, during which $767,657,109 will be 
                available'' before the semicolon; and
                    (D) in subparagraph (C), by inserting ``, except for 
                the period beginning on October 1, 2003 and ending on

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                April 30, 2004, during which $352,110,220 will be 
                available'' after ``facilities'';
            (2) by amending paragraph (2)(B)(iii) to read as follows:
                          ``(iii) October 1, 2003 through april 30, 
                      2004.--Of the amounts made available under 
                      paragraph (1)(B), $6,066,667 shall be available 
                      for the period beginning on October 1, 2003, and 
                      ending on April 30, 2004, for capital projects 
                      described in clause (i).'';
            (3) in paragraph (3)(B)--
                    (A) by striking ``$1,250,000'' and inserting 
                ``$1,750,000''; and
                    (B) by striking ``February 29, 2004'' and inserting 
                ``April 30, 2004''; and
            (4) in paragraph (3)(C)--
                    (A) by striking ``$20,833,334 shall be available'' 
                and inserting ``$28,994,583 shall be transferred to and 
                administered under section 5309 for buses and bus 
                facilities''; and
                    (B) by striking ``February 29, 2004'' and inserting 
                ``April 30, 2004''.

    (b) Apportionment of Appropriations for Fixed Guideway 
Modernization.--Section 8(b)(1) of the Surface Transportation Extension 
Act of 2003 (49 U.S.C. 5337 note) is amended by striking ``February 29, 
2004'' and inserting ``April 30, 2004''.
    (c) Formula Grants Authorizations.--Section 5338(a) of title 49, 
United States Code, is amended--
            (1) in the heading to paragraph (2) by striking ``february 
        29, 2004'' and inserting ``april 30, 2004'';
            (2) in paragraph (2)(A)(vi)--
                    (A) by striking ``$1,292,948,344'' and inserting 
                ``$1,780,963,287''; and
                    (B) by striking ``February 29, 2004'' and inserting 
                ``April 30, 2004'';
            (3) in paragraph (2)(B)(vi)--
                    (A) by striking ``$323,459,169'' and inserting 
                ``$445,240,822''; and
                    (B) by striking ``February 29, 2004'' and inserting 
                ``April 30, 2004''; and
            (4) in paragraph (2)(C) by striking ``February 29, 2004'' 
        and inserting ``April 30, 2004''.

    (d) Formula Grant Funds.--Section 8(d) of the Surface Transportation 
Extension Act of 2003 (117 Stat. 1122) is amended to read as follows:
    ``(d) Allocation of Formula Grant Funds for October 1, 2003, Through 
April 30, 2004.--Of the aggregate of amounts made available by or 
appropriated under section 5338(a)(2) of title 49, United States Code, 
for the period of October 1, 2003, through April 30, 2004--
            ``(1) $ 2,812,446 shall be available to the Alaska Railroad 
        for improvements to its passenger operations under section 5307 
        of such title;
            ``(2) $28,994,583 shall be available for bus and bus 
        facilities grants under section 5309 of such title;
            ``(3) $52,568,804 shall be available to provide 
        transportation services to elderly individuals and individuals 
        with disabilities under section 5310 of such title;

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            ``(4) $139,526,367 shall be available to provide financial 
        assistance for other than urbanized areas under section 5311 of 
        such title;
            ``(5) $4,030,247 shall be available to provide financial 
        assistance in accordance with section 3038(g) of the 
        Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century; and
            ``(6) $1,998,271,661 shall be available to provide financial 
        assistance for urbanized areas under section 5307 of such 
        title.''.

    (e) Capital Program Authorizations.--Section 5338(b)(2) of title 49, 
United States Code, is amended--
            (1) in the heading by striking ``february 29, 2004'' and 
        inserting ``april 30, 2004'';
            (2) in subparagraph (A)(vi)--
                    (A) by striking ``$1,022,503,342'' and inserting 
                ``$1,819,410,104''; and
                    (B) by striking ``February 29, 2004'' and inserting 
                ``April 30, 2004''; and
            (3) in subparagraph (B)(vi)--
                    (A) by striking ``$255,801,669'' and inserting 
                ``$363,882,021''; and
                    (B) by striking ``February 29, 2004'' and inserting 
                ``April 30, 2004''.

    (f) Planning Authorizations and Allocations.--Section 5338(c)(2) of 
title 49, United States Code, is amended--
            (1) in the heading by striking ``february 29, 2004'' and 
        inserting ``april 30, 2004'';
            (2) in subparagraph (A)(vi)--
                    (A) by striking ``$24,636,667'' and inserting 
                ``$33,981,652''; and
                    (B) by striking ``February 29, 2004'' and inserting 
                ``April 30, 2004''; and
            (3) in subparagraph (B)(vi)--
                    (A) by striking ``$6,100,000'' and inserting 
                ``$8,350,440''; and
                    (B) by striking ``February 29, 2004'' and inserting 
                ``April 30, 2004''.

    (g) Research Authorizations.--Section 5338(d)(2) of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--
            (1) in the heading by striking ``february 29, 2004'' and 
        inserting ``april 30, 2004'';
            (2) in subparagraph (A)(vi)--
                    (A) by striking ``$16,536,667'' and inserting 
                ``$24,471,428''; and
                    (B) by striking ``February 29, 2004'' and inserting 
                ``April 30, 2004'';
            (3) in subparagraph (B)(vi)--
                    (A) by striking ``$4,095,000'' and inserting 
                ``$6,262,830''; and
                    (B) by striking ``February 29, 2004'' and inserting 
                ``April 30, 2004''; and
            (4) in subparagraph (C) by striking ``February 29, 2004'' 
        and inserting ``April 30, 2004''.

    (h) Research Funds.--Section 8(h) of the Surface Transportation 
Extension Act of 2003 <<NOTE: 117 Stat. 1123.>> is amended to read as 
follows:

    ``(h) Allocation of Research Funds for October 1, 2003, Through 
April 30, 2004.--Of the funds made available by or

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appropriated under section 5338(d)(2) of title 49, United States Code, 
for the period of October 1, 2003, through April 30, 2004--
            ``(1) not less than $3,044,431 shall be available for 
        providing rural transportation assistance under section 
        5311(b)(2) of such title;
            ``(2) not less than $4,784,106 shall be available for 
        carrying out transit cooperative research programs under section 
        5313(a) of such title;
            ``(3) not less than $4,784,106 shall be available to carry 
        out programs under the National Transit Institute under section 
        5315 of such title, including not more than $579,892 to carry 
        out section 5315(a)(16) of such title; and
            ``(4) any amounts not made available under paragraphs (1) 
        through (3) shall be available for carrying out national 
        planning and research programs under sections 5311(b)(2), 5312, 
        5313(a), 5314, and 5322 of such title.''.

    (i) University Transportation Research Authorizations.--Section 
5338(e)(2) of title 49, United States Code, is amended--
            (1) in the heading by striking ``february 29, 2004'' and 
        inserting ``april 30, 2004'';
            (2) in subparagraph (A)--
                    (A) by striking ``$2,020,833'' and inserting 
                ``$2,783,480''; and
                    (B) by striking ``February 29, 2004'' and inserting 
                ``April 30, 2004'';
            (3) in subparagraph (B)--
                    (A) by striking ``$505,833'' and inserting 
                ``$695,870''; and
                    (B) by striking ``February 29, 2004'' and inserting 
                ``April 30, 2004''; and
            (4) in subparagraph (C) by striking ``February 29, 2004'' 
        each place it appears and inserting ``April 30, 2004''.

    (j) University Transportation Research Funds.--
            (1) In general.--Section 8(j) of the Surface Transportation 
        Extension Act of 2003 <<NOTE: 117 Stat 1124.>> is amended to 
        read as follows:

    ``(j) Allocation of University Transportation Research Funds.--
            ``(1) In general.--Of the amounts made available under 
        section 5338(e)(2)(A) of title 49, United States Code, for the 
        period October 1, 2003, through April 30, 2004--
                    ``(A) $994,100 shall be available for the center 
                identified in section 5505(j)(4)(A) of such title; and
                    ``(B) $994,100 shall be available for the center 
                identified in section 5505(j)(4)(F) of such title.
            ``(2) Training and curriculum development.--Notwithstanding 
        section 5338(e)(2) of title 49, United States Code, any amounts 
        made available under such section for the period October 1, 
        2003, through April 30, 2004, that remain after distribution 
        under paragraph (1), shall be available for the purposes 
        specified in section 3015(d) of the Transportation Equity Act 
        for the 21st Century (112 Stat. 857).''.
            (2) Conforming amendment.--Section 3015(d)(2) of the 
        Transportation Equity Act for the 21st <<NOTE: 49 USC 5338 
        note.>> Century (112 Stat. 857) is amended by striking 
        ``February 29, 2004'' and inserting ``April 30, 2004''.

    (k) Administration Authorizations.--Section 5338(f)(2) of title 49, 
United States Code, is amended--

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            (1) in the heading by striking ``february 29, 2004'' and 
        inserting ``april 30, 2004'';
            (2) in subparagraph (A)(vi)--
                    (A) by striking ``$24,585,834'' and inserting 
                ``$35,025,457''; and
                    (B) by striking ``February 29, 2004'' and inserting 
                ``April 30, 2004''; and
            (3) in subparagraph (B)(vi)--
                    (A) by striking ``$6,150,833'' and inserting 
                ``$8,756,364''; and
                    (B) by striking ``February 29, 2004'' and inserting 
                ``April 30, 2004''.

    (l) Job Access and Reverse Commute Program.--Section 3037(l) of the 
Federal Transit Act of 1998 (49 U.S.C. 5309 note) is amended--
            (1) in paragraph (1)(A)(vi)--
                    (A) by striking ``$50,519,167'' and inserting 
                ``$57,989,167''; and
                    (B) by striking ``February 29, 2004'' and inserting 
                ``April 30, 2004'';
            (2) in paragraph (1)(B)(vi)--
                    (A) by striking ``$12,638,833'' and inserting 
                ``$14,497,292''; and
                    (B) by striking ``February 29, 2004'' and inserting 
                ``April 30, 2004'';
            (3) in paragraph (2) by striking ``February 29, 2004, 
        $4,166,667'' and inserting ``April 30, 2004, $5,798,917''; and
            (4) by adding at the end the following:
            ``(4) Transfer in fiscal year 2004.--Of the funds made 
        available or appropriated under paragraph (1) for fiscal year 
        2004, prior to the allocation under paragraph (3), $11,597,833 
        shall be administered under the provisions of section 5309 of 
        title 49, United States Code.''.

    (m) Rural Transportation Accessibility Incentive Program.--Section 
3038(g) of the Federal Transit Act of 1998 (49 U.S.C. 5310 note) is 
amended--
            (1) in paragraph (1)(F)--
                    (A) by striking ``$2,187,500'' and inserting 
                ``$3,044,431''; and
                    (B) by striking ``February 29, 2004'' and inserting 
                ``April 30, 2004''; and
            (2) in paragraph (2)--
                    (A) by striking ``$708,333'' and inserting 
                ``$985,816''; and
                    (B) by striking ``February 29, 2004'' and inserting 
                ``April 30, 2004''.

    (n) Urbanized Area Formula Grants.--Section 5307(b)(2) of title 49, 
United States Code, is amended--
            (1) in the heading by striking ``february 29, 2004'' and 
        inserting ``april 30, 2004''; and
            (2) in subparagraph (A) by striking ``February 29, 2004'' 
        and inserting ``April 30, 2004'';

    (o) Obligation Ceiling.--Section 3040(6) of the Federal Transit Act 
of 1998 (112 Stat. 394) is amended--
            (1) by striking ``$3,042,501,691'' and inserting 
        ``$4,238,428,192''; and

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            (2) by striking ``February 29, 2004'' and inserting ``April 
        30, 2004''.

    (p) Fuel Cell Bus and Bus Facilities Program.--Section 3015(b) of 
the Federal Transit Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 361) is amended--
            (1) by striking ``February 29, 2004'' and inserting ``April 
        30, 2004''; and
            (2) by striking ``$2,020,833'' and inserting ``$2,812,475''.

    (q) Advanced Technology Pilot Project.--Section 3015(c)(2) of the 
Federal Transit Act of 1998 (49 U.S.C. 322 note) <<NOTE: 23 USC 322 
note.>> is amended--
            (1) by striking ``February 29, 2004,'' and inserting ``April 
        30, 2004''; and
            (2) by striking ``$2,083,333'' and inserting ``$2,812,475''.

    (r) Projects for New Fixed Guideway Systems and Extensions to 
Existing Systems.--Section 3030 of the Transportation Equity Act for the 
21st Century (112 Stat. 373) is amended by striking ``February 29, 
2004'' each place it appears and inserting ``April 30, 2004''.
    (s) New Jersey Urban Core Project.--Section 3031(a)(3) of the 
Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 (105 Stat. 
2122; 112 Stat. 379) is amended by striking ``February 29, 2004'' each 
place it appears and inserting ``April 30, 2004''.
    (t) Treatment of Funds.--Section 8(t) of the Surface Transportation 
Extension Act of 2003 (23 U.S.C. 101 note) is amended--
            (1) by striking ``Amounts'' and inserting the following:
            ``(1) In general.--Amounts'';
            (2) by inserting ``and by section 9 of the Surface 
        Transportation Extension Act of 2004'' after ``this section''; 
        and
            (3) by adding at the end the following:
            ``(2) Transfers.--Funds authorized by or made available 
        under this section shall be transferred in accordance with the 
        Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2004, except that only \7/12\ 
        of the total amount to be transferred shall be available.''.

    (u) Local Share.--Section 3011(a) of the Federal Transit Act of 1998 
(49 U.S.C. 5307 note) is amended by inserting ``and for the period of 
October 1, 2003 through April 30, 2004,'' after ``2003,''.

SEC. 10. NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION PROGRAMS.

    (a) Chapter 4 Highway Safety Programs.--Section 2009(a)(1) of the 
Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (112 Stat. 337; 117 Stat. 
1119) is amended by striking ``, and $68,750,000 for the period of 
October 1, 2003, through February 29, 2004'' and inserting ``, and 
$96,250,000 for the period of October 1, 2003, through April 30, 2004''.
    (b) Highway Safety Research and Development.--Section 2009(a)(2) of 
such Act (112 Stat. 337; 117 Stat. 1119) is amended by striking 
``$30,000,000 for the period of October 1, 2003, through February 29, 
2004'' and inserting ``$42,000,000 for the period of October 1, 2003, 
through April 30, 2004''.
    (c) Occupant Protection Incentive Grants-.--Section 2009(a)(3) of 
such Act (112 Stat. 337; 117 Stat. 1120) is amended by striking 
``$8,333,333 for the period of October 1, 2003, through February 29, 
2004'' and inserting ``$11,666,700 for the period of October 1, 2003, 
through April 30, 2004''.
    (d) Alcohol-Impaired Driving Countermeasures Incentive Grants.--
Section 2009(a)(4) of such Act (112 Stat. 337; 117 Stat.

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1120) is amended by striking ``$16,666,667 for the period of October 1, 
2003, through February 29, 2004'' and inserting ``$23,333,300 for the 
period of October 1, 2003, through April 30, 2004''.
    (e) National Driver Register.--Section 2009(a)(6) of such Act (112 
Stat. 338; 117 Stat. 1120) is amended by striking ``$833,333 for the 
period of October 1, 2003, through February 29, 2004'' and inserting 
``$2,100,000 for the period of October 1, 2003, through April 30, 
2004''.

SEC. 11. FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM.

    (a) Administrative Expenses.--Section 7(a)(1) of the Surface 
Transportation Extension Act of 2003 (117 Stat. 1120) is amended by 
striking ``$71,487,500 for the period of October 1, 2003, through 
February 29, 2004'' and inserting ``$102,467,000 for the period October 
1, 2003 through April 30, 2004''.
    (b) Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program.--Section 31104(a)(7) of 
title 49, United States Code, is amended to read as follows:
            ``(7) Not more than $98,352,000 for the period of October 1, 
        2003, through April 30, 2004.''.

    (c) Information Systems and Commercial Driver's License Grants.--
            (1) Authorization of appropriation.--Section 31107(a)(5) of 
        such title is amended to read as follows:
            ``(5) $11,639,000 for the period of October 1, 2003, through 
        April 30, 2004.''.
            (2) Emergency cdl grants.--Section 7(c) of the Surface 
        Transportation Extension Act of 2003 (117 Stat. 1121) is 
        amended--
                    (A) by striking ``February 29,'' and inserting 
                ``April 30,''; and
                    (B) by striking ``$416,667'' and inserting 
                ``$582,000''.

    (d) Crash Causation Study.--Section 7(d) of such Act is amended--
            (1) by striking ``$416,667'' and inserting ``$582,000''; and
            (2) by striking ``February 29'' and inserting ``April 30''.

    (e) Technical Amendments.--
            (1) In general.--Title I of the Transportation, Treasury, 
        and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 2004 (division F of 
        Public Law 108-199) is amended--
                    (A) by striking ``Fund and to'' in the matter 
                appearing under the heading ``Federal Motor Carrier 
                Safety Administration, motor carrier safety, limitation 
                on administrative expenses'' and <<NOTE: Ante, p. 
                298.>> inserting ``Fund, together with advances and 
                reimbursements received by the Federal Motor Carrier 
                Safety Administration, the sum of which shall''; and
                    (B) by inserting before the period at the end of the 
                matter appearing under the heading ``Federal Motor 
                Carrier Safety Administration, national motor carrier 
                safety program'' the <<NOTE: Ante, p. 298.>> following: 
                ``: Provided further, That for grants made to States for 
                implementation of section 210 of the Motor Carrier 
                Safety Improvement Act of 1999 (113 Stat. 1764-1765), 
                the Federal share payable under such grants shall be 100 
                percent''.

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            (2) Effective date.--The amendments made by paragraph (1) 
        shall take effect on January 24, 2004.

SEC. 12. EXTENSION OF AUTHORIZATION FOR USE OF TRUST FUNDS FOR 
            OBLIGATIONS UNDER TEA-21.

    (a) Highway Trust Fund.--
            (1) In general.--Paragraph (1) of section 9503(c) of the 
        Internal Revenue Code of 1986 <<NOTE: 26 USC 9503.>> is 
        amended--
                    (A) in the matter before subparagraph (A), by 
                striking ``March 1, 2004'' and inserting ``May 1, 
                2004'',
                    (B) by striking ``or'' at the end of subparagraph 
                (E),
                    (C) by striking the period at the end of 
                subparagraph (F) and inserting ``, or'',
                    (D) by inserting after subparagraph (F), the 
                following new subparagraph:
                    ``(G) authorized to be paid out of the Highway Trust 
                Fund under the Surface Transportation Extension Act of 
                2004.'', and
                    (E) in the matter after subparagraph (G), as added 
                by this paragraph, by striking ``Surface Transportation 
                Extension Act of 2003'' and inserting ``Surface 
                Transportation Extension Act of 2004''.
            (2) Mass transit account.--Paragraph (3) of section 9503(e) 
        of such Code is amended--
                    (A) in the matter before subparagraph (A), by 
                striking ``March 1, 2004'' and inserting ``May 1, 
                2004'',
                    (B) in subparagraph (C), by striking ``or'' at the 
                end of such subparagraph,
                    (C) in subparagraph (D), by inserting ``or'' at the 
                end of such subparagraph,
                    (D) by inserting after subparagraph (D) the 
                following new subparagraph:
                    ``(E) the Surface Transportation Extension Act of 
                2004,'', and
                    (E) in the matter after subparagraph (E), as added 
                by this paragraph, by striking ``Surface Transportation 
                Extension Act of 2003'' and inserting ``Surface 
                Transportation Extension Act of 2004''.
            (3) Exception to limitation on transfers.--Subparagraph (B) 
        of section 9503(b)(5) of such Code is amended by striking 
        ``March 1, 2004'' and inserting ``May 1, 2004''.

    (b) Aquatic Resources Trust Fund.--
            (1) Sport fish restoration account.--Paragraph (2) of 
        section 9504(b) of the <<NOTE: 26 USC 9504.>> Internal Revenue 
        Code of 1986 is amended by striking ``Surface Transportation 
        Extension Act of 2003'' each place it appears and inserting 
        ``Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2004''.
            (2) Boat safety account.--Subsection (c) of section 9504 of 
        such Code is amended--
                    (A) by striking ``March 1, 2004'' and inserting 
                ``May 1, 2004'', and
                    (B) by striking ``Surface Transportation Extension 
                Act of 2003'' and inserting ``Surface Transportation 
                Extension Act of 2004''.
            (3) Exception to limitation on transfers.--Paragraph (2) of 
        section 9504(d) of such Code is amended by striking ``March 1, 
        2004'' and inserting ``May 1, 2004''.

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    (c) Effective Date.--The <<NOTE: 26 USC 9503 note.>> amendments made 
by this section shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this 
Act.

    (d) Temporary Rule Regarding Adjustments.--During the period 
beginning on the date of the enactment of the Surface Transportation 
Extension Act of 2003 and ending on April 30, 2004, for purposes of 
making any estimate under section 9503(d) of the Internal Revenue Code 
of 1986 of receipts of the Highway Trust Fund, the Secretary of the 
Treasury shall treat--
            (1) each expiring provision of paragraphs (1) through (4) of 
        section 9503(b) of such Code which is related to appropriations 
        or transfers to such Fund to have been extended through the end 
        of the 24-month period referred to in section 9503(d)(1)(B) of 
        such Code, and
            (2) with respect to each tax imposed under the sections 
        referred to in section 9503(b)(1) of such Code, the rate of such 
        tax during the 24-month period referred to in section 
        9503(d)(1)(B) of such Code to be the same as the rate of such 
        tax as in effect on the date of the enactment of the Surface 
        Transportation Extension Act of 2003.

    Approved February 29, 2004.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 3850:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 150 (2004):
            Feb. 26, considered and passed House.
            Feb. 27, considered and passed Senate.

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