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Public Law 112-102
112th Congress

                                 An Act


 
 To provide an extension of Federal-aid highway, highway safety, motor 
 carrier safety, transit, and other programs funded out of the Highway 
   Trust Fund pending enactment of a multiyear law reauthorizing such 
            programs. <<NOTE: Mar. 30, 2012 -  [H.R. 4281]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Surface 
Transportation Extension Act of 2012.>> 
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; RECONCILIATION OF FUNDS; TABLE OF 
                              CONTENTS.

    (a) <<NOTE: 23 USC 101 note.>>  Short Title.--This Act may be cited 
as the ``Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012''.

    (b) Reconciliation of Funds.--The Secretary of Transportation shall 
reduce the amount apportioned or allocated for a program, project, or 
activity under this Act in fiscal year 2012 by amounts apportioned or 
allocated pursuant to the Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2011, 
Part II (title I of Public Law 112-30) for the period beginning on 
October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 2012.
    (c) Table of Contents.--The table of contents for this Act is as 
follows:

Sec. 1. Short title; reconciliation of funds; table of contents.

                      TITLE I--FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAYS

Sec. 101. Extension of Federal-aid highway programs.

             TITLE II--EXTENSION OF HIGHWAY SAFETY PROGRAMS

Sec. 201. Extension of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 
           highway safety programs.
Sec. 202. Extension of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 
           programs.
Sec. 203. Additional programs.

                TITLE III--PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION PROGRAMS

Sec. 301. Allocation of funds for planning programs.
Sec. 302. Special rule for urbanized area formula grants.
Sec. 303. Allocating amounts for capital investment grants.
Sec. 304. Apportionment of formula grants for other than urbanized 
           areas.
Sec. 305. Apportionment based on fixed guideway factors.
Sec. 306. Authorizations for public transportation.
Sec. 307. Amendments to SAFETEA-LU.

                 TITLE IV--HIGHWAY TRUST FUND EXTENSION

Sec. 401. Extension of trust fund expenditure authority.
Sec. 402. Extension of highway-related taxes.

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                      TITLE I--FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAYS

SEC. 101. EXTENSION OF FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAY PROGRAMS.

    (a) In General.--Section 111 of the Surface Transportation Extension 
Act of 2011, Part II (Public Law 112-30; 125 Stat. 343) is amended--
            (1) by striking ``the period beginning on October 1, 2011, 
        and ending on March 31, 2012,'' each place it appears and 
        inserting ``the period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending 
        on June 30, 2012,'';
            (2) by striking ``\1/2\'' each place it appears and 
        inserting ``\3/4\''; and
            (3) in subsection (a) by striking ``March 31, 2012'' and 
        inserting ``June 30, 2012''.

    (b) Use of Funds.--Section 111(c)(3)(B)(ii) of the Surface 
Transportation Extension Act of 2011, Part II (125 Stat. 343) is amended 
by striking ``$319,500,000'' and inserting ``$479,250,000''.
    (c) Extension of Authorizations Under Title V of SAFETEA-LU.--
Section 111(e)(2) of the Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2011, 
Part II (125 Stat. 343) is amended by striking ``the period beginning on 
October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 2012.'' and inserting ``the 
period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 2012.''.
    (d) Administrative Expenses.--Section 112(a) of the Surface 
Transportation Extension Act of 2011, Part II (125 Stat. 346) is amended 
by striking ``$196,427,625 for the period beginning on October 1, 2011, 
and ending on March 31, 2012.'' and inserting ``$294,641,438 for the 
period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 2012.''.

             TITLE II--EXTENSION OF HIGHWAY SAFETY PROGRAMS

SEC. 201. EXTENSION OF NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY 
                        ADMINISTRATION HIGHWAY SAFETY PROGRAMS.

    (a) Chapter 4 Highway Safety Programs.--Section 2001(a)(1) of 
SAFETEA-LU (119 Stat. 1519) is amended by striking ``$235,000,000 for 
fiscal year 2009'' and all that follows through the period at the end 
and inserting ``$235,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2009 through 2011, 
and $176,250,000 for the period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending 
on June 30, 2012.''.
    (b) Highway Safety Research and Development.--Section 2001(a)(2) of 
SAFETEA-LU (119 Stat. 1519) is amended by striking ``and $54,122,000 for 
the period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 2012.'' 
and inserting ``and $81,183,000 for the period beginning on October 1, 
2011, and ending on June 30, 2012.''.
    (c) Occupant Protection Incentive Grants.--Section 2001(a)(3) of 
SAFETEA-LU (119 Stat. 1519) is amended by striking ``$25,000,000 for 
fiscal year 2006'' and all that follows through the period at the end 
and inserting ``$25,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2006 through 2011, 
and $18,750,000 for the period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending 
on June 30, 2012.''.
    (d) Safety Belt Performance Grants.--Section 2001(a)(4) of SAFETEA-
LU (119 Stat. 1519) is amended by striking ``and

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$24,250,000 for the period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on 
March 31, 2012.'' and inserting ``and $36,375,000 for the period 
beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 2012.''.
    (e) State Traffic Safety Information System Improvements.--Section 
2001(a)(5) of SAFETEA-LU (119 Stat. 1519) is amended by striking ``for 
fiscal year 2006'' and all that follows through the period at the end 
and inserting ``for each of fiscal years 2006 through 2011 and 
$25,875,000 for the period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on 
June 30, 2012.''.
    (f) Alcohol-Impaired Driving Countermeasures Incentive Grant 
Program.--Section 2001(a)(6) of SAFETEA-LU (119 Stat. 1519) is amended 
by striking ``$139,000,000 for fiscal year 2009'' and all that follows 
through the period at the end and inserting ``$139,000,000 for each of 
fiscal years fiscal years 2009 through 2011, and $104,250,000 for the 
period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 2012.''.
    (g) National Driver Register.--Section 2001(a)(7) of SAFETEA-LU (119 
Stat. 1520) is amended by striking ``and $2,058,000 for the period 
beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 2012.'' and 
inserting ``and $3,087,000 for the period beginning on October 1, 2011, 
and ending on June 30, 2012.''.
    (h) High Visibility Enforcement Program.--Section 2001(a)(8) of 
SAFETEA-LU (119 Stat. 1520) is amended by striking ``for fiscal year 
2006'' and all that follows through the period at the end and inserting 
``for each of fiscal years 2006 through 2011 and $21,750,000 for the 
period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 2012.''.
    (i) Motorcyclist Safety.--Section 2001(a)(9) of SAFETEA-LU (119 
Stat. 1520) is amended by striking ``$7,000,000 for fiscal year 2009'' 
and all that follows through the period at the end and inserting 
``$7,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2009 through 2011, and $5,250,000 
for the period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 
2012.''.
    (j) Child Safety and Child Booster Seat Safety Incentive Grants.--
Section 2001(a)(10) of SAFETEA-LU (119 Stat. 1520) is amended by 
striking ``$7,000,000 for fiscal year 2009'' and all that follows 
through the period at the end and inserting ``$7,000,000 for each of 
fiscal years 2009 through 2011, and $5,250,000 for the period beginning 
on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 2012.''.
    (k) Administrative Expenses.--Section 2001(a)(11) of SAFETEA-LU (119 
Stat. 1520) is amended by striking ``and $12,664,000 for the period 
beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 2012.'' and 
inserting ``and $18,996,000 for the period beginning on October 1, 2011, 
and ending on June 30, 2012.''.
SEC. 202. EXTENSION OF FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY ADMINISTRATION 
                        PROGRAMS.

    (a) Motor Carrier Safety Grants.--Section 31104(a)(8) of title 49, 
United States Code, is amended to read as follows:
            ``(8) $159,000,000 for the period beginning on October 1, 
        2011, and ending on June 30, 2012.''.

    (b) Administrative Expenses.--Section 31104(i)(1)(H) of title 49, 
United States Code, is amended to read as follows:
                    ``(H) $183,108,000 for the period beginning on 
                October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 2012.''.

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    (c) Grant Programs.--Section 4101(c) of SAFETEA-LU (119 Stat. 1715) 
is amended--
            (1) in paragraph (1) by striking ``2011 and $15,000,000 for 
        the period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 
        2012.'' and inserting ``2011 and $22,500,000 for the period 
        beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 2012.'';
            (2) in paragraph (2) by striking ``2011 and $16,000,000 for 
        the period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 
        2012.'' and inserting ``2011 and $24,000,000 for the period 
        beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 2012.'';
            (3) in paragraph (3) by striking ``2011 and $2,500,000 for 
        the period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 
        2012.'' and inserting ``2011 and $3,750,000 for the period 
        beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 2012.'';
            (4) in paragraph (4) by striking ``2011 and $12,500,000 for 
        the period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 
        2012.'' and inserting ``2011 and $18,750,000 for the period 
        beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 2012.''; 
        and
            (5) in paragraph (5) by striking ``2011 and $1,500,000 for 
        the period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 
        2012.'' and inserting ``2011 and $2,250,000 for the period 
        beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 2012.''.

    (d) High-Priority Activities.--Section 31104(k)(2) of title 49, 
United States Code, is amended by striking ``2011 and $7,500,000 for the 
period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 2012,'' and 
inserting ``2011 and $11,250,000 for the period beginning on October 1, 
2011, and ending on June 30, 2012,''.
    (e) New Entrant Audits.--Section 31144(g)(5)(B) of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended by striking ``and up to $14,500,000 for the 
period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 2012,'' and 
inserting ``and up to $21,750,000 for the period beginning on October 1, 
2011, and ending on June 30, 2012,''.
    (f) Outreach and Education.--Section 4127(e) of SAFETEA-LU (119 
Stat. 1741) <<NOTE: 49 USC 31100 note.>>  is amended by striking ``2011 
(and $500,000 to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, and 
$1,500,000 to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, for 
the period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 2012)'' 
and inserting ``2011 (and $750,000 to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety 
Administration, and $2,250,000 to the National Highway Traffic Safety 
Administration, for the period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending 
on June 30, 2012)''.

    (g) Grant Program for Commercial Motor Vehicle Operators.--Section 
4134(c) of SAFETEA-LU <<NOTE: 49 USC 31301 note.>>  (119 Stat. 1744) is 
amended by striking ``2011 and $500,000 for the period beginning on 
October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 2012,'' and inserting ``2011 
and $750,000 for the period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on 
June 30, 2012,''.

    (h) Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee.--Section 4144(d) of 
SAFETEA-LU (119 Stat. 1748) <<NOTE: 49 USC 31100 note.>>  is amended by 
striking ``March 31, 2012'' and inserting ``June 30, 2012''.

    (i) Working Group for Development of Practices and Procedures To 
Enhance Federal-State Relations.--Section 4213(d) of SAFETEA-LU (49 
U.S.C. 14710 note; 119 Stat. 1759)

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is amended by striking ``March 31, 2012'' and inserting ``June 30, 
2012''.
SEC. 203. ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS.

    (a) Hazardous Materials Research Projects.--Section 7131(c) of 
SAFETEA-LU (119 Stat. 1910) is amended by striking ``2011 and $580,000 
for the period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 
2012,'' and inserting ``2011 and $870,000 for the period beginning on 
October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 2012,''.
    (b) Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration Act.--Section 4 of the 
Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration Act (16 U.S.C. 777c) is amended--
            (1) in subsection (a) by striking ``2011 and for the period 
        beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 2012,'' 
        and inserting ``2011 and for the period beginning on October 1, 
        2011, and ending on June 30, 2012,''; and
            (2) in the first sentence of subsection (b)(1)(A) by 
        striking ``2011 and for the period beginning on October 1, 2011, 
        and ending on March 31, 2012,'' and inserting ``2011 and for the 
        period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 
        2012,''.

                TITLE III--PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION PROGRAMS

SEC. 301. ALLOCATION OF FUNDS FOR PLANNING PROGRAMS.

    Section 5305(g) of title 49, United States Code, is amended by 
striking ``2011 and for the period beginning on October 1, 2011, and 
ending on March 31, 2012'' and inserting ``2011 and for the period 
beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 2012''.
SEC. 302. SPECIAL RULE FOR URBANIZED AREA FORMULA GRANTS.

    Section 5307(b)(2) of title 49, United States Code, is amended--
            (1) by striking the paragraph heading and inserting 
        ``Special rule for fiscal years 2005 through 2011 and the 
        period beginning on october 1, 2011, and ending on june 30, 
        2012.--'';
            (2) in subparagraph (A) by striking ``2011 and the period 
        beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 2012,'' 
        and inserting ``2011 and the period beginning on October 1, 
        2011, and ending on June 30, 2012,''; and
            (3) in subparagraph (E)--
                    (A) by striking the subparagraph heading and 
                inserting ``Maximum amounts in fiscal years 2008 through 
                2011 and the period beginning on october 1, 2011, and 
                ending on june 30, 2012.--''; and
                    (B) in the matter preceding clause (i) by striking 
                ``2011 and during the period beginning on October 1, 
                2011, and ending on March 31, 2012'' and inserting 
                ``2011 and during the period beginning on October 1, 
                2011, and ending on June 30, 2012''.
SEC. 303. ALLOCATING AMOUNTS FOR CAPITAL INVESTMENT GRANTS.

    Section 5309(m) of title 49, United States Code, is amended--

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            (1) in paragraph (2)--
                    (A) by striking the paragraph heading and inserting 
                ``Fiscal years 2006 through 2011 and the period 
                beginning on october 1, 2011, and ending on june 30, 
                2012.--'';
                    (B) in the matter preceding subparagraph (A) by 
                striking ``2011 and the period beginning on October 1, 
                2011, and ending on March 31, 2012,'' and inserting 
                ``2011 and the period beginning on October 1, 2011, and 
                ending on June 30, 2012,''; and
                    (C) in subparagraph (A)(i) by striking ``2011 and 
                $100,000,000 for the period beginning on October 1, 
                2011, and ending on March 31, 2012,'' and inserting 
                ``2011 and $150,000,000 for the period beginning on 
                October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 2012,'';
            (2) in paragraph (6)--
                    (A) in subparagraph (B) by striking ``2011 and 
                $7,500,000 shall be available for the period beginning 
                on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 2012,'' and 
                inserting ``2011 and $11,250,000 shall be available for 
                the period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on 
                June 30, 2012,''; and
                    (B) in subparagraph (C) by striking ``2011 and 
                $2,500,000 shall be available for the period beginning 
                on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 2012,'' and 
                inserting ``2011 and $3,750,000 shall be available for 
                the period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on 
                June 30, 2012,''; and
            (3) in paragraph (7)--
                    (A) in subparagraph (A)--
                          (i) in the matter preceding clause (i) by 
                      striking ``2011 and $5,000,000 shall be available 
                      for the period beginning on October 1, 2011, and 
                      ending on March 31, 2012,'' and inserting ``2011 
                      and $7,500,000 shall be available for the period 
                      beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 
                      30, 2012,'';
                          (ii) in clause (i) by striking ``for each 
                      fiscal year and $1,250,000 for the period 
                      beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 
                      31, 2012,'' and inserting ``for each fiscal year 
                      and $1,875,000 for the period beginning on October 
                      1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 2012,'';
                          (iii) in clause (ii) by striking ``for each 
                      fiscal year and $1,250,000 for the period 
                      beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 
                      31, 2012,'' and inserting ``for each fiscal year 
                      and $1,875,000 for the period beginning on October 
                      1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 2012,'';
                          (iv) in clause (iii) by striking ``for each 
                      fiscal year and $500,000 for the period beginning 
                      on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 
                      2012,'' and inserting ``for each fiscal year and 
                      $750,000 for the period beginning on October 1, 
                      2011, and ending on June 30, 2012,'';
                          (v) in clause (iv) by striking ``for each 
                      fiscal year and $500,000 for the period beginning 
                      on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 
                      2012,'' and inserting

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                      ``for each fiscal year and $750,000 for the period 
                      beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 
                      30, 2012,'';
                          (vi) in clause (v) by striking ``for each 
                      fiscal year and $500,000 for the period beginning 
                      on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 
                      2012,'' and inserting ``for each fiscal year and 
                      $750,000 for the period beginning on October 1, 
                      2011, and ending on June 30, 2012,'';
                          (vii) in clause (vi) by striking ``for each 
                      fiscal year and $500,000 for the period beginning 
                      on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 
                      2012,'' and inserting ``for each fiscal year and 
                      $750,000 for the period beginning on October 1, 
                      2011, and ending on June 30, 2012,'';
                          (viii) in clause (vii) by striking ``for each 
                      fiscal year and $325,000 for the period beginning 
                      on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 
                      2012,'' and inserting ``for each fiscal year and 
                      $487,500 for the period beginning on October 1, 
                      2011, and ending on June 30, 2012,''; and
                          (ix) in clause (viii) by striking ``for each 
                      fiscal year and $175,000 for the period beginning 
                      on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 
                      2012,'' and inserting ``for each fiscal year and 
                      $262,500 for the period beginning on October 1, 
                      2011, and ending on June 30, 2012,'';
                    (B) in subparagraph (B) by striking clause (vii) and 
                inserting the following:
                          ``(vii) $10,125,000 for the period beginning 
                      on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 
                      2012.'';
                    (C) in subparagraph (C) by striking ``and during the 
                period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 
                31, 2012,'' and inserting ``and during the period 
                beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 
                2012,'';
                    (D) in subparagraph (D) by striking ``and not less 
                than $17,500,000 shall be available for the period 
                beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 
                2012,'' and inserting ``and not less than $26,250,000 
                shall be available for the period beginning on October 
                1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 2012,''; and
                    (E) in subparagraph (E) by striking ``and $1,500,000 
                shall be available for the period beginning on October 
                1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 2012,'' and inserting 
                ``and $2,250,000 shall be available for the period 
                beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 
                2012,''.
SEC. 304. APPORTIONMENT OF FORMULA GRANTS FOR OTHER THAN URBANIZED 
                        AREAS.

    Section 5311(c)(1)(G) of title 49, United States Code, is amended to 
read as follows:
                    ``(G) $11,250,000 for the period beginning on 
                October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 2012.''.
SEC. 305. APPORTIONMENT BASED ON FIXED GUIDEWAY FACTORS.

    Section 5337(g) of title 49, United States Code, is amended to read 
as follows:
    ``(g) Special Rule for October 1, 2011, Through June 30, 2012.--The 
Secretary shall apportion amounts made available for fixed guideway 
modernization under section 5309 for the period beginning on October 1, 
2011, and ending on June 30, 2012, in accordance with subsection (a), 
except that the Secretary shall

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apportion 75 percent of each dollar amount specified in subsection 
(a).''.
SEC. 306. AUTHORIZATIONS FOR PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION.

    (a) Formula and Bus Grants.--Section 5338(b) of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--
            (1) in paragraph (1) by striking subparagraph (G) and 
        inserting the following:
                    ``(G) $6,270,423,750 for the period beginning on 
                October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 2012.''; and
            (2) in paragraph (2)--
                    (A) in subparagraph (A) by striking ``$113,500,000 
                for each of fiscal years 2009 and 2010, $113,500,000 for 
                fiscal year 2011, and $56,750,000 for the period 
                beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 
                2012,'' and inserting ``$113,500,000 for each of fiscal 
                years 2009 through 2011, and $85,125,000 for the period 
                beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 
                2012,'';
                    (B) in subparagraph (B) by striking ``$4,160,365,000 
                for each of fiscal years 2009 and 2010, $4,160,365,000 
                for fiscal year 2011, and $2,080,182,500 for the period 
                beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 
                2012,'' and inserting ``$4,160,365,000 for each of 
                fiscal years 2009 through 2011, and $3,120,273,750 for 
                the period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on 
                June 30, 2012,'';
                    (C) in subparagraph (C) by striking ``$51,500,000 
                for each of fiscal years 2009 and 2010, $51,500,000 for 
                fiscal year 2011, and $25,750,000 for the period 
                beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 
                2012,'' and inserting ``$51,500,000 for each of fiscal 
                years 2009 through 2011, and $38,625,000 for the period 
                beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 
                2012,'';
                    (D) in subparagraph (D) by striking ``$1,666,500,000 
                for each of fiscal years 2009 and 2010, $1,666,500,000 
                for fiscal year 2011, and $833,250,000 for the period 
                beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 
                2012,'' and inserting ``$1,666,500,000 for each of 
                fiscal years 2009 through 2011, and $1,249,875,000 for 
                the period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on 
                June 30, 2012,'';
                    (E) in subparagraph (E) by striking ``$984,000,000 
                for each of fiscal years 2009 and 2010, $984,000,000 for 
                fiscal year 2011, and $492,000,000 for the period 
                beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 
                2012,'' and inserting ``$984,000,000 for each of fiscal 
                years 2009 through 2011, and $738,000,000 for the period 
                beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 
                2012,'';
                    (F) in subparagraph (F) by striking ``$133,500,000 
                for each of fiscal years 2009 and 2010, $133,500,000 for 
                fiscal year 2011, and $66,750,000 for the period 
                beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 
                2012,'' and inserting ``$133,500,000 for each of fiscal 
                years 2009 through 2011, and $100,125,000 for the period 
                beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 
                2012,'';
                    (G) in subparagraph (G) by striking ``$465,000,000 
                for each of fiscal years 2009 and 2010, $465,000,000 for 
                fiscal year 2011, and $232,500,000 for the period 
                beginning on

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                October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 2012,'' and 
                inserting ``$465,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2009 
                through 2011, and $348,750,000 for the period beginning 
                on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 2012,'';
                    (H) in subparagraph (H) by striking ``$164,500,000 
                for each of fiscal years 2009 and 2010, $164,500,000 for 
                fiscal year 2011, and $82,250,000 for the period 
                beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 
                2012,'' and inserting ``$164,500,000 for each of fiscal 
                years 2009 through 2011, and $123,375,000 for the period 
                beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 
                2012,'';
                    (I) in subparagraph (I) by striking ``$92,500,000 
                for each of fiscal years 2009 and 2010, $92,500,000 for 
                fiscal year 2011, and $46,250,000 for the period 
                beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 
                2012,'' and inserting ``$92,500,000 for each of fiscal 
                years 2009 through 2011, and $69,375,000 for the period 
                beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 
                2012,'';
                    (J) in subparagraph (J) by striking ``$26,900,000 
                for each of fiscal years 2009 and 2010, $26,900,000 for 
                fiscal year 2011, and $13,450,000 for the period 
                beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 
                2012,'' and inserting ``$26,900,000 for each of fiscal 
                years 2009 through 2011, and $20,175,000 for the period 
                beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 
                2012,'';
                    (K) in subparagraph (K) by striking ``in fiscal year 
                2006'' and all that follows through ``March 31, 2012,'' 
                and inserting ``for each of fiscal years 2006 through 
                2011 and $2,625,000 for the period beginning on October 
                1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 2012,'';
                    (L) in subparagraph (L) by striking ``in fiscal year 
                2006'' and all that follows through ``March 31, 2012,'' 
                and inserting ``for each of fiscal years 2006 through 
                2011 and $18,750,000 for the period beginning on October 
                1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 2012,'';
                    (M) in subparagraph (M) by striking ``$465,000,000 
                for each of fiscal years 2009 and 2010, $465,000,000 for 
                fiscal year 2011, and $232,500,000 for the period 
                beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 
                2012,'' and inserting ``$465,000,000 for each of fiscal 
                years 2009 through 2011, and $348,750,000 for the period 
                beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 
                2012,''; and
                    (N) in subparagraph (N) by striking ``$8,800,000 for 
                each of fiscal years 2009 and 2010, $8,800,000 for 
                fiscal year 2011, and $4,400,000 for the period 
                beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 
                2012,'' and inserting ``$8,800,000 for each of fiscal 
                years 2009 through 2011, and $6,600,000 for the period 
                beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 
                2012,''.

    (b) Capital Investment Grants.--Section 5338(c)(7) of title 49, 
United States Code, is amended to read as follows:
            ``(7) $1,466,250,000 for the period beginning on October 1, 
        2011, and ending on June 30, 2012.''.

    (c) Research and University Research Centers.--Section 5338(d) of 
title 49, United States Code, is amended--
            (1) in paragraph (1), in the matter preceding subparagraph 
        (A), by striking ``and 2010, $69,750,000 for fiscal year 2011,

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        and $29,500,000 for the period beginning on October 1, 2011, and 
        ending on March 31, 2012,'' and inserting ``through 2011, and 
        $33,000,000 for the period beginning on October 1, 2011, and 
        ending on June 30, 2012,''; and
            (2) by striking paragraph (3) and inserting the following:
            ``(3) Additional authorizations.--
                    ``(A) Research.--Of amounts authorized to be 
                appropriated under paragraph (1) for the period 
                beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 
                2012, the Secretary shall allocate for each of the 
                activities and projects described in subparagraphs (A) 
                through (F) of paragraph (1) an amount equal to 47 
                percent of the amount allocated for fiscal year 2009 
                under each such subparagraph.
                    ``(B) University centers program.--
                          ``(i) October 1, 2011, through june 30, 
                      2012.--Of the amounts allocated under subparagraph 
                      (A)(i) for the university centers program under 
                      section 5506 for the period beginning on October 
                      1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 2012, the 
                      Secretary shall allocate for each program 
                      described in clauses (i) through (iii) and (v) 
                      through (viii) of paragraph (2)(A) an amount equal 
                      to 47 percent of the amount allocated for fiscal 
                      year 2009 under each such clause.
                          ``(ii) <<NOTE: Determination.>>  Funding.--If 
                      the Secretary determines that a project or 
                      activity described in paragraph (2) received 
                      sufficient funds in fiscal year 2011, or a 
                      previous fiscal year, to carry out the purpose for 
                      which the project or activity was authorized, the 
                      Secretary may not allocate any amounts under 
                      clause (i) for the project or activity for fiscal 
                      year 2012 or any subsequent fiscal year.''.

    (d) Administration.--Section 5338(e)(7) of title 49, United States 
Code, is amended to read as follows:
            ``(7) $74,034,750 for the period beginning on October 1, 
        2011, and ending on June 30, 2012.''.
SEC. 307. AMENDMENTS TO SAFETEA-LU.

    (a) Contracted Paratransit Pilot.--Section 3009(i)(1) of SAFETEA-LU 
(119 Stat. 1572) is amended by striking ``2011 and the period beginning 
on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 2012,'' and inserting ``2011 
and the period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 
2012,''.
    (b) Public-Private Partnership Pilot Program.--Section 3011 of 
SAFETEA-LU (49 U.S.C. 5309 note; 119 Stat. 1588) is amended--
            (1) in subsection (c)(5) by striking ``2011 and the period 
        beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on March 31, 2012'' and 
        inserting ``2011 and the period beginning on October 1, 2011, 
        and ending on June 30, 2012''; and
            (2) in the second sentence of subsection (d) by striking 
        ``2011 and the period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending 
        on March 31, 2012,'' and inserting ``2011 and the period 
        beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 2012,''.

    (c) Elderly Individuals and Individuals With Disabilities Pilot 
Program.--Section 3012(b)(8) of SAFETEA-LU (49 U.S.C. 5310 note; 119 
Stat. 1593) is amended by striking ``March 31, 2012'' and inserting 
``June 30, 2012''.

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    (d) Obligation Ceiling.--Section 3040(8) of SAFETEA-LU (119 Stat. 
1639) is amended to read as follows:
            ``(8) $7,843,708,500 for the period beginning on October 1, 
        2011, and ending on June 30, 2012, of which not more than 
        $6,270,423,750 shall be from the Mass Transit Account.''.

    (e) Project Authorizations for New Fixed Guideway Capital 
Projects.--Section 3043 of SAFETEA-LU (119 Stat. 1640) is amended--
            (1) in subsection (b), in the matter preceding paragraph 
        (1), by striking ``2011 and the period beginning on October 1, 
        2011, and ending on March 31, 2012,'' and inserting ``2011 and 
        the period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 
        2012,''; and
            (2) in subsection (c), in the matter preceding paragraph 
        (1), by striking ``2011 and the period beginning on October 1, 
        2011, and ending on March 31, 2012,'' and inserting ``2011 and 
        the period beginning on October 1, 2011, and ending on June 30, 
        2012,''.

    (f) Allocations for National Research and Technology Programs.--
Section 3046(c)(2) of SAFETEA-LU (49 U.S.C. 5338 note; 119 Stat. 1706) 
is amended to read as follows:
            ``(2) for the period beginning on October 1, 2011, and 
        ending on June 30, 2012, in amounts equal to 47 percent of the 
        amounts allocated for fiscal year 2009 under each of paragraphs 
        (2), (3), (5), and (8) through (25) of subsection (a).''.

                 TITLE IV--HIGHWAY TRUST FUND EXTENSION

SEC. 401. EXTENSION OF TRUST FUND EXPENDITURE AUTHORITY.

    (a) Highway Trust Fund.--Section 9503 of the Internal Revenue Code 
of 1986 <<NOTE: 26 USC 9503.>>  is amended--
            (1) by striking ``April 1, 2012'' in subsections (b)(6)(B), 
        (c)(1), and (e)(3) and inserting ``July 1, 2012''; and
            (2) by striking ``Surface Transportation Extension Act of 
        2011, Part II'' in subsections (c)(1) and (e)(3) and inserting 
        ``Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012''.

    (b) Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund.--Section 9504 of 
such Code is amended--
            (1) by striking ``Surface Transportation Extension Act of 
        2011, Part II'' each place it appears in subsection (b)(2) and 
        inserting ``Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012''; and
            (2) by striking ``April 1, 2012'' in subsection (d)(2) and 
        inserting ``July 1, 2012''.

    (c) Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund.--Paragraph (2) of 
section 9508(e) of such Code is amended by striking ``April 1, 2012'' 
and inserting ``July 1, 2012''.
    (d) <<NOTE: 26 USC 9503 note.>>  Effective Date.--The amendments 
made by this section shall take effect on April 1, 2012.
SEC. 402. EXTENSION OF HIGHWAY-RELATED TAXES.

    (a) In General.--
            (1) Each of the following provisions of the Internal Revenue 
        Code of 1986 is amended by striking ``March 31, 2012'' and 
        inserting ``June 30, 2012'':
                    (A) <<NOTE: 26 USC 4041.>>  Section 
                4041(a)(1)(C)(iii)(I).

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                    (B) Section 4041(m)(1)(B).
                    (C) Section 4081(d)(1).
            (2) Each of the following provisions of such Code is amended 
        by striking ``April 1, 2012'' and inserting ``July 1, 2012'':
                    (A) Section 4041(m)(1)(A).
                    (B) Section 4051(c).
                    (C) Section 4071(d).
                    (D) Section 4081(d)(3).

    (b) Extension of Tax, etc., on Use of Certain Heavy Vehicles.--Each 
of the following provisions of such Code is amended by striking ``2012'' 
and inserting ``2013'':
            (1) <<NOTE: 26 USC 4481.>>  Section 4481(f).
            (2) Subsections (c)(4) and (d) of section 4482.

    (c) Floor Stocks Refunds.--Section 6412(a)(1) of such Code is 
amended--
            (1) by striking ``April 1, 2012'' each place it appears and 
        inserting ``July 1, 2012'';
            (2) by striking ``September 30, 2012'' each place it appears 
        and inserting ``December 31, 2012''; and
            (3) by striking ``July 1, 2012'' and inserting ``October 1, 
        2012''.

    (d) Extension of Certain Exemptions.--Sections 4221(a) and 4483(i) 
of such Code are each amended by striking ``April 1, 2012'' and 
inserting ``July 1, 2012''.
    (e) Extension of Transfers of Certain Taxes.--
            (1) In general.--Section 9503 of such Code is amended--
                    (A) in subsection (b)--
                          (i) by striking ``April 1, 2012'' each place 
                      it appears in paragraphs (1) and (2) and inserting 
                      ``July 1, 2012'';
                          (ii) by striking ``April 1, 2012'' in the 
                      heading of paragraph (2) and inserting ``July 1, 
                      2012'';
                          (iii) by striking ``March 31, 2012'' in 
                      paragraph (2) and inserting ``June 30, 2012''; and
                          (iv) by striking ``January 1, 2013'' in 
                      paragraph (2) and inserting ``April 1, 2013''; and
                    (B) in subsection (c)(2), by striking ``January 1, 
                2013'' and inserting ``April 1, 2013''.
            (2) Motorboat and small-engine fuel tax transfers.--
                    (A) In general.--Paragraphs (3)(A)(i) and (4)(A) of 
                section 9503(c) of such Code are each amended by 
                striking ``April 1, 2012'' and inserting ``July 1, 
                2012''.
                    (B) Conforming amendments to land and water 
                conservation fund.--Section 201(b) of the Land and Water 
                Conservation Fund Act of 1965 (16 U.S.C. 460l-11(b)) is 
                amended--
                          (i) by striking ``April 1, 2013'' each place 
                      it appears and inserting ``July 1, 2013''; and
                          (ii) by striking ``April 1, 2012'' and 
                      inserting ``July 1, 2012''.

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    (f) <<NOTE: 16 USC 460l-11 note.>>  Effective Date.--The amendments 
made by this section shall take effect on April 1, 2012.

    Approved March 30, 2012.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 4281:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 158 (2012):
            Mar. 29, considered and passed House and Senate.

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