S.198 - A bill to direct the Secretary of Transportation to waive non-Federal share requirements for certain transportation programs and activities through September 30, 2009.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT] (Introduced 01/09/2009)|
|Committees:||Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/09/2009 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.198 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/09/2009)
Directs the Secretary of Transportation to waive, through FY2009, any requirement that would otherwise require a state or local government to contribute non-federal funds toward the cost of a covered transportation program or activity authorized by the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFTETEA-LU) or an amendment made by that Act.
Declares, however, that nothing in this Act shall be construed to prohibit a state or local government from contributing non-federal funds toward the cost of a covered transportation program or activity.