Text: H.R.3869 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (10/17/2007)


110th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3869


Making appropriations to the Department of Transportation to repair and reconstruct the bridge that collapsed on August 1, 2007, on Interstate Route I–35W in Minneapolis, Minnesota, for the year ending September 30, 2008.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

October 17, 2007

Mrs. Bachmann (for herself, Mr. Ramstad, and Mr. Kline of Minnesota) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Appropriations


A BILL

Making appropriations to the Department of Transportation to repair and reconstruct the bridge that collapsed on August 1, 2007, on Interstate Route I–35W in Minneapolis, Minnesota, for the year ending September 30, 2008.

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

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Minnesota Bridge Repair Act”.

SEC. 2. Bridge collapse assistance.

There are hereby appropriated, out of any funds in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the Secretary of Transportation $195,000,000, to remain available until expended, for emergency repairs and reconstruction of the bridge that collapsed on August 1, 2007, on Interstate Route I–35W in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

SEC. 3. Offsetting across-the-board rescission.

(a) In general.—Of the amount of new discretionary budget authority provided for fiscal year 2008 in any fiscal year 2008 appropriation Act (other than for the Department of Defense, Homeland Security, or Veterans Affairs), there is rescinded the total amount determined by the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to be required to offset the new discretionary budget authority provided in this Act.

(b) Proportionate application.—The rescission under subsection (a) shall be applied proportionately to each discretionary account, and to each program, project, and activity within each such account.

(c) OMB report.—Not later than 30 days after the date of enactment of this section, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall submit to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate a report specifying each account reduced by the rescission under this section and the amount of such reduction.


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