Summary: H.R.10680 — 93rd Congress (1973-1974)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (10/02/1973)

Provides that after December 31, 1975, the Secretary of Transportation shall not apportion any funds under this Act to any State which has not fully implemented the requirements of those uniform safety standards promulgated by the Secretary on or before December 31, 1973, or with respect to standards revised or promulgated after December 31, 1973, has not fully implemented the requirements of such standards within two years after their revision or promulgation. Provides that Federal-aid highway funds apportioned on or after January 1, 1976, to any State which has not fully implemented the requirements of the uniform standards promulgated by the Secretary under this section on or before December 31, 1973, or, with respect to standards revised or promulgated after December 31, 1973, has not fully implemented the requirements of such standards within two years after their revision or promulgation, shall be reduced by amounts equal to 20 percent of the amounts which would otherwise be apportioned to such State until such time as such State is fully implementing such standards. Allows the Secretary to suspend, whenever he deems it to be in the public interest, the application of the two preceding sentences to a State for a period not to exceed one additional year. (Amends 23 U.S.C. 402)