H.R.12123 - A bill to amend title 23 of the United States Code, relating to highways, to authorize a program to separate rail-highway crossings in certain impacted cases.95th Congress (1977-1978)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Johnson, James P. (Jim) [R-CO-4] (Introduced 04/13/1978)|
|Committees:||House - Public Works and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||04/13/1978 Referred to House Committee on Public Works and Transportation.|
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Summary: H.R.12123 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/13/1978)
Authorizes the Secretary of Transportation to furnish Federal financial assistance for construction projects to separate rail-highway crossings where the rail facilities have incurred a substantial increase in use as a result of coal transportation activities with the result of substantial delays in highway travel.
Stipulates that the Federal share of such a project shall not exceed 90 percent of its cost.
Authorizes appropriations out of the Highway Trust Fund for fiscal years 1979 through 1981 for such projects.