[Congressional Bills 106th Congress]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]
[H.R. 4475 Referred in Senate (RFS)]

  2d Session
                                H. R. 4475


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                              May 22, 2000

  Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Appropriations

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                                 AN ACT


 
Making appropriations for the Department of Transportation and related 
 agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001, and for other 
                               purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,
That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the 
Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the Department of 
Transportation and related agencies for the fiscal year ending 
September 30, 2001, and for other purposes, namely:

                                TITLE I

                      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

                        OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY

                         Salaries and Expenses

                   Immediate Office of the Secretary

    For necessary expenses of the Immediate Office of the Secretary, 
$1,756,000.

                Immediate Office of the Deputy Secretary

    For necessary expenses of the Immediate Office of the Deputy 
Secretary, $587,000.

                     Office of the General Counsel

    For necessary expenses of the Office of the General Counsel, 
$9,760,000.

              Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy

    For necessary expenses of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for 
Policy, $3,131,500.

   Office of the Assistant Secretary for Aviation and International 
                                Affairs

    For necessary expenses of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for 
Aviation and International Affairs, $7,182,000: Provided, That 
notwithstanding any other provision of law, there may be credited to 
this appropriation up to $1,250,000 in funds received in user fees.

       Office of the Assistant Secretary for Budget and Programs

    For necessary expenses of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for 
Budget and Programs, $7,241,000, including not to exceed $60,000 for 
allocation within the Department for official reception and 
representation expenses as the Secretary may determine.

       Office of the Assistant Secretary for Governmental Affairs

    For necessary expenses of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for 
Governmental Affairs, $2,000,000.

          Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration

    For necessary expenses of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for 
Administration, $18,359,000.

                        Office of Public Affairs

    For necessary expenses of the Office of Public Affairs, $1,454,000.

                         Executive Secretariat

    For necessary expenses of the Executive Secretariat, $1,181,000.

                       Board of Contract Appeals

    For necessary expenses of the Board of Contract Appeals, $496,000.

         Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization

    For necessary expenses of the Office of Small and Disadvantaged 
Business Utilization, $1,192,000.

                  Office of Intelligence and Security

    For necessary expenses of the Office of Intelligence and Security, 
$1,490,000.

                Office of the Chief Information Officer

    For necessary expenses of the Office of the Chief Information 
Officer, $6,279,000.

                         Office of Civil Rights

    For necessary expenses of the Office of Civil Rights, $8,140,000.

           Transportation Planning, Research, and Development

    For necessary expenses for conducting transportation planning, 
research, systems development, development activities, and making 
grants, to remain available until expended, $3,300,000.

              Transportation Administrative Service Center

    Necessary expenses for operating costs and capital outlays of the 
Transportation Administrative Service Center, not to exceed 
$119,387,000, shall be paid from appropriations made available to the 
Department of Transportation: Provided, That such services shall be 
provided on a competitive basis to entities within the Department of 
Transportation: Provided further, That the above limitation on 
operating expenses shall not apply to non-DOT entities: Provided 
further, That no funds appropriated in this Act to an agency of the 
Department shall be transferred to the Transportation Administrative 
Service Center without the approval of the agency modal administrator: 
Provided further, That no assessments may be levied against any 
program, budget activity, subactivity or project funded by this Act 
unless notice of such assessments and the basis therefor are presented 
to the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations and are approved 
by such Committees.

               Minority Business Resource Center Program

    For the cost of guaranteed loans, $1,500,000, as authorized by 49 
U.S.C. 332: Provided, That such costs, including the cost of modifying 
such loans, shall be as defined in section 502 of the Congressional 
Budget Act of 1974: Provided further, That these funds are available to 
subsidize total loan principal, any part of which is to be guaranteed, 
not to exceed $13,775,000. In addition, for administrative expenses to 
carry out the guaranteed loan program, $400,000.

                       Minority Business Outreach

    For necessary expenses of Minority Business Resource Center 
outreach activities, $3,000,000, of which $2,635,000 shall remain 
available until September 30, 2002: Provided, That notwithstanding 49 
U.S.C. 332, these funds may be used for business opportunities related 
to any mode of transportation.

                              COAST GUARD

                           Operating Expenses

    For necessary expenses for the operation and maintenance of the 
Coast Guard, not otherwise provided for; purchase of not to exceed five 
passenger motor vehicles for replacement only; payments pursuant to 
section 156 of Public Law 97-377, as amended (42 U.S.C. 402 note), and 
section 229(b) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 429(b)); and 
recreation and welfare, $3,192,000,000, of which $341,000,000 shall be 
available for defense-related activities; and of which $25,000,000 
shall be derived from the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund: Provided, 
That none of the funds appropriated in this or any other Act shall be 
available for pay for administrative expenses in connection with 
shipping commissioners in the United States: Provided further, That 
none of the funds provided in this Act shall be available for expenses 
incurred for yacht documentation under 46 U.S.C. 12109, except to the 
extent fees are collected from yacht owners and credited to this 
appropriation: Provided further, That none of the funds in this Act 
shall be available for the Coast Guard to plan, finalize, or implement 
any regulation that would promulgate new maritime user fees not 
specifically authorized by law after the date of the enactment of this 
Act.

              Acquisition, Construction, and Improvements

    For necessary expenses of acquisition, construction, renovation, 
and improvement of aids to navigation, shore facilities, vessels, and 
aircraft, including equipment related thereto, $515,000,000, of which 
$20,000,000 shall be derived from the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund; 
of which $252,640,000 shall be available to acquire, repair, renovate 
or improve vessels, small boats and related equipment, to remain 
available until September 30, 2005, $42,300,000 shall be available for 
the Integrated Deepwater Systems program, to remain available until 
September 30, 2003, $43,650,000 shall be available to acquire new 
aircraft and increase aviation capability, to remain available until 
September 30, 2003, $60,113,000 shall be available for other equipment, 
to remain available until September 30, 2003, $61,606,000 shall be 
available for shore facilities and aids to navigation facilities, to 
remain available until September 30, 2003; and $54,691,000 shall be 
available for personnel compensation and benefits and related costs, to 
remain available until September 30, 2002: Provided, That the 
Commandant of the Coast Guard is authorized to dispose of surplus real 
property, by sale or lease, and the proceeds shall be credited to this 
appropriation as offsetting collections and made available only for the 
National Distress and Response System Modernization program, to remain 
available for obligation until September 30, 2003: Provided further, 
That upon initial submission to the Congress of the fiscal year 2002 
President's budget, the Secretary of Transportation shall transmit to 
the Congress a comprehensive capital investment plan for the United 
States Coast Guard which includes funding for each budget line item for 
fiscal years 2002 through 2006, with total funding for each year of the 
plan constrained to the funding targets for those years as estimated 
and approved by the Office of Management and Budget: Provided further, 
That the amount herein appropriated shall be reduced by $100,000 per 
day for each day after initial submission of the President's budget 
that the plan has not been submitted to the Congress.

                Environmental Compliance and Restoration

    For necessary expenses to carry out the Coast Guard's environmental 
compliance and restoration functions under chapter 19 of title 14, 
United States Code, $16,700,000, to remain available until expended.

                         Alteration of Bridges

    For necessary expenses for alteration or removal of obstructive 
bridges, $14,740,000, to remain available until expended.

                              Retired Pay

    For retired pay, including the payment of obligations therefor 
otherwise chargeable to lapsed appropriations for this purpose, and 
payments under the Retired Serviceman's Family Protection and Survivor 
Benefits Plans, payments for 15-year career status bonuses under the 
National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2000, and for 
payments for medical care of retired personnel and their dependents 
under the Dependents Medical Care Act (10 U.S.C. ch. 55), $778,000,000.

                            Reserve Training

                     (including transfer of funds)

    For all necessary expenses of the Coast Guard Reserve, as 
authorized by law; maintenance and operation of facilities; and 
supplies, equipment, and services, $80,375,000: Provided, That no more 
than $21,500,000 of funds made available under this heading may be 
transferred to Coast Guard ``Operating expenses'' or otherwise made 
available to reimburse the Coast Guard for financial support of the 
Coast Guard Reserve: Provided further, That none of the funds in this 
Act may be used by the Coast Guard to assess direct charges on the 
Coast Guard Reserves for items or activities which were not so charged 
during fiscal year 1997.

              Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation

    For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, for applied 
scientific research, development, test, and evaluation; maintenance, 
rehabilitation, lease and operation of facilities and equipment, as 
authorized by law, $19,691,000, to remain available until expended, of 
which $3,500,000 shall be derived from the Oil Spill Liability Trust 
Fund: Provided, That there may be credited to and used for the purposes 
of this appropriation funds received from State and local governments, 
other public authorities, private sources, and foreign countries, for 
expenses incurred for research, development, testing, and evaluation.

                    FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

                               Operations

    For necessary expenses of the Federal Aviation Administration, not 
otherwise provided for, including operations and research activities 
related to commercial space transportation, administrative expenses for 
research and development, establishment of air navigation facilities, 
the operation (including leasing) and maintenance of aircraft, 
subsidizing the cost of aeronautical charts and maps sold to the 
public, and lease or purchase of passenger motor vehicles for 
replacement only, in addition to amounts made available by Public Law 
104-264, $6,544,235,000, including $4,414,869,000 to be derived from 
the Airport and Airway Trust Fund: Provided, That there may be credited 
to this appropriation funds received from States, counties, 
municipalities, foreign authorities, other public authorities, and 
private sources, for expenses incurred in the provision of agency 
services, including receipts for the maintenance and operation of air 
navigation facilities, and for issuance, renewal or modification of 
certificates, including airman, aircraft, and repair station 
certificates, or for tests related thereto, or for processing major 
repair or alteration forms: Provided further, That of the funds 
appropriated under this heading, $5,000,000 shall be for the contract 
tower cost-sharing program and $750,000 shall be for the Centennial of 
Flight Commission: Provided further, That funds may be used to enter 
into a grant agreement with a nonprofit standard-setting organization 
to assist in the development of aviation safety standards: Provided 
further, That none of the funds in this Act shall be available for new 
applicants for the second career training program: Provided further, 
That none of the funds in this Act shall be available for paying 
premium pay under 5 U.S.C. 5546(a) to any Federal Aviation 
Administration employee unless such employee actually performed work 
during the time corresponding to such premium pay: Provided further, 
That none of the funds in this Act may be obligated or expended to 
operate a manned auxiliary flight service station in the contiguous 
United States: Provided further, That none of the funds in this Act may 
be used for the Federal Aviation Administration to enter into a 
multiyear lease greater than 5 years in length or greater than 
$100,000,000 in value unless such lease is specifically authorized by 
the Congress and appropriations have been provided to fully cover the 
Federal Government's contingent liabilities: Provided further, That 
none of the funds in this Act for aeronautical charting and cartography 
are available for activities conducted by, or coordinated through, the 
Transportation Administrative Service Center.

                        Facilities and Equipment

                    (airport and airway trust fund)

    For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, for 
acquisition, establishment, and improvement by contract or purchase, 
and hire of air navigation and experimental facilities and equipment as 
authorized under part A of subtitle VII of title 49, United States 
Code, including initial acquisition of necessary sites by lease or 
grant; engineering and service testing, including construction of test 
facilities and acquisition of necessary sites by lease or grant; and 
construction and furnishing of quarters and related accommodations for 
officers and employees of the Federal Aviation Administration stationed 
at remote localities where such accommodations are not available; and 
the purchase, lease, or transfer of aircraft from funds available under 
this heading; to be derived from the Airport and Airway Trust Fund, 
$2,656,765,000 of which $2,334,112,400 shall remain available until 
September 30, 2003, and of which $322,652,600 shall remain available 
until September 30, 2001: Provided, That there may be credited to this 
appropriation funds received from States, counties, municipalities, 
other public authorities, and private sources, for expenses incurred in 
the establishment and modernization of air navigation facilities: 
Provided further, That upon initial submission to the Congress of the 
fiscal year 2002 President's budget, the Secretary of Transportation 
shall transmit to the Congress a comprehensive capital investment plan 
for the Federal Aviation Administration which includes funding for each 
budget line item for fiscal years 2002 through 2006, with total funding 
for each year of the plan constrained to the funding targets for those 
years as estimated and approved by the Office of Management and Budget.

                 Research, Engineering, and Development

                    (airport and airway trust fund)

    For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, for research, 
engineering, and development, as authorized under part A of subtitle 
VII of title 49, United States Code, including construction of 
experimental facilities and acquisition of necessary sites by lease or 
grant, $184,366,000, to be derived from the Airport and Airway Trust 
Fund and to remain available until September 30, 2003: Provided, That 
there may be credited to this appropriation funds received from States, 
counties, municipalities, other public authorities, and private 
sources, for expenses incurred for research, engineering, and 
development.

                       Grants-in-Aid for Airports

                (liquidation of contract authorization)

                    (airport and airway trust fund)

    For liquidation of obligations incurred for grants-in-aid for 
airport planning and development, and noise compatibility planning and 
programs as authorized under subchapter I of chapter 471 and subchapter 
I of chapter 475 of title 49, United States Code, and under other law 
authorizing such obligations; for administration of such programs; for 
administration of programs under section 40117; for procurement, 
installation, and commissioning of runway incursion prevention devices 
and systems at airports; and for inspection activities and 
administration of airport safety programs, including those related to 
airport operating certificates under section 44706 of title 49, United 
States Code, $3,200,000,000, to be derived from the Airport and Airway 
Trust Fund and to remain available until expended: Provided, That none 
of the funds under this heading shall be available for the planning or 
execution of programs the obligations for which are in excess of 
$3,200,000,000 in fiscal year 2001, notwithstanding section 47117(h) of 
title 49, United States Code: Provided further, That notwithstanding 
any other provision of law, not more than $53,000,000 of funds limited 
under this heading shall be obligated for administration.

                       Grants-in-Aid for Airports

                    (airport and airway trust fund)

                 (rescission of contract authorization)

    Of the unobligated balances authorized under 49 U.S.C. 48103, as 
amended, $579,000,000 are rescinded.

                   Aviation Insurance Revolving Fund

    The Secretary of Transportation is hereby authorized to make such 
expenditures and investments, within the limits of funds available 
pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 44307, and in accordance with section 104 of the 
Government Corporation Control Act, as amended (31 U.S.C. 9104), as may 
be necessary in carrying out the program for aviation insurance 
activities under chapter 443 of title 49, United States Code.

                     FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION

                 Limitation on Administrative Expenses

    Necessary expenses for administration and operation of the Federal 
Highway Administration, not to exceed $290,115,000 shall be paid in 
accordance with law from appropriations made available by this Act to 
the Federal Highway Administration together with advances and 
reimbursements received by the Federal Highway Administration.

                 Limitation on Transportation Research

    Necessary expenses for transportation research of the Federal 
Highway Administration, not to exceed $437,250,000 shall be paid in 
accordance with law from appropriations made available by this Act to 
the Federal Highway Administration: Provided, That this limitation 
shall not apply to any authority previously made available for 
obligation.

                          Federal-Aid Highways

                      (limitation on obligations)

                          (highway trust fund)

    None of the funds in this Act shall be available for the 
implementation or execution of programs, the obligations for which are 
in excess of $29,661,806,000 for Federal-aid highways and highway 
safety construction programs for fiscal year 2001.

                          Federal-Aid Highways

                (liquidation of contract authorization)

                          (highway trust fund)

    For carrying out the provisions of title 23, United States Code, 
that are attributable to Federal-aid highways, including the National 
Scenic and Recreational Highway as authorized by 23 U.S.C. 148, not 
otherwise provided, including reimbursement for sums expended pursuant 
to the provisions of 23 U.S.C. 308, $28,000,000,000 or so much thereof 
as may be available in and derived from the Highway Trust Fund, to 
remain available until expended.

              FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY ADMINISTRATION

                          Motor Carrier Safety

                 limitation on administrative expenses

    For necessary expenses for administration of motor carrier safety 
programs and motor carrier safety research, pursuant to section 104(a) 
of title 23, United States Code, not to exceed $92,194,000 shall be 
paid in accordance with law from appropriations made available by this 
Act to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, together with 
advances and reimbursements received by the Federal Motor Carrier 
Safety Administration: Provided, That such amounts shall be available 
to carry out the functions and operations of the Federal Motor Carrier 
Safety Administration.

                 National Motor Carrier Safety Program

                (liquidation of contract authorization)

                          (highway trust fund)

    For payment of obligations incurred in carrying out 49 U.S.C. 
31102, $177,000,000, to be derived from the Highway Trust Fund and to 
remain available until expended: Provided, That none of the funds in 
this Act shall be available for the implementation or execution of 
programs the obligations for which are in excess of $177,000,000 for 
the National Motor Carrier Safety Program.

             NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION

                        Operations and Research

    For expenses necessary to discharge the functions of the Secretary, 
with respect to traffic and highway safety under chapter 301 of title 
49, United States Code, and part C of subtitle VI of title 49, United 
States Code, $107,876,000, of which $77,671,000 shall remain available 
until September 30, 2003: Provided, That none of the funds appropriated 
by this Act may be obligated or expended to plan, finalize, or 
implement any rulemaking to add to section 575.104 of title 49 of the 
Code of Federal Regulations any requirement pertaining to a grading 
standard that is different from the three grading standards (treadwear, 
traction, and temperature resistance) already in effect.

                        Operations and Research

                (liquidation of contract authorization)

                      (limitation on obligations)

                          (highway trust fund)

    For payment of obligations incurred in carrying out the provisions 
of 23 U.S.C. 403, to remain available until expended, $72,000,000, to 
be derived from the Highway Trust Fund: Provided, That none of the 
funds in this Act shall be available for the planning or execution of 
programs the total obligations for which, in fiscal year 2001, are in 
excess of $72,000,000 for programs authorized under 23 U.S.C. 403.

                        National Driver Register

                          (highway trust fund)

    For expenses necessary to discharge the functions of the Secretary 
with respect to the National Driver Register under chapter 303 of title 
49, United States Code, $2,000,000, to be derived from the Highway 
Trust Fund, and to remain available until expended.

                     Highway Traffic Safety Grants

                (liquidation of contract authorization)

                      (limitation on obligations)

                          (highway trust fund)

    For payment of obligations incurred in carrying out the provisions 
of 23 U.S.C. 402, 405, 410, and 411, to remain available until 
expended, $213,000,000, to be derived from the Highway Trust Fund: 
Provided, That none of the funds in this Act shall be available for the 
planning or execution of programs the total obligations for which, in 
fiscal year 2001, are in excess of $213,000,000 for programs authorized 
under 23 U.S.C. 402, 405, 410, and 411, of which $155,000,000 shall be 
for ``Highway Safety Programs'' under 23 U.S.C. 402, $13,000,000 shall 
be for ``Occupant Protection Incentive Grants'' under 23 U.S.C. 405, 
$36,000,000 shall be for ``Alcohol-Impaired Driving Countermeasures 
Grants'' under 23 U.S.C. 410, and $9,000,000 shall be for the ``State 
Highway Safety Data Grants'' under 23 U.S.C. 411: Provided further, 
That none of these funds shall be used for construction, 
rehabilitation, or remodeling costs, or for office furnishings and 
fixtures for State, local, or private buildings or structures: Provided 
further, That not to exceed $7,750,000 of the funds made available for 
section 402, not to exceed $650,000 of the funds made available for 
section 405, not to exceed $1,800,000 of the funds made available for 
section 410, and not to exceed $450,000 of the funds made available for 
section 411 shall be available to NHTSA for administering highway 
safety grants under chapter 4 of title 23, United States Code: Provided 
further, That not to exceed $500,000 of the funds made available for 
section 410 ``Alcohol-Impaired Driving Countermeasures Grants'' shall 
be available for technical assistance to the States.

                    FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION

                         Safety and Operations

    For necessary expenses of the Federal Railroad Administration, not 
otherwise provided for, $102,487,000, of which $5,249,000 shall remain 
available until expended: Provided, That, as part of the Washington 
Union Station transaction in which the Secretary assumed the first deed 
of trust on the property and, where the Union Station Redevelopment 
Corporation or any successor is obligated to make payments on such deed 
of trust on the Secretary's behalf, including payments on and after 
September 30, 1988, the Secretary is authorized to receive such 
payments directly from the Union Station Redevelopment Corporation, 
credit them to the appropriation charged for the first deed of trust, 
and make payments on the first deed of trust with those funds: Provided 
further, That such additional sums as may be necessary for payment on 
the first deed of trust may be advanced by the Administrator from 
unobligated balances available to the Federal Railroad Administration, 
to be reimbursed from payments received from the Union Station 
Redevelopment Corporation.

                   Railroad Research and Development

    For necessary expenses for railroad research and development, 
$26,300,000, to remain available until expended.

            Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Program

    The Secretary of Transportation is authorized to issue to the 
Secretary of the Treasury notes or other obligations pursuant to 
section 512 of the Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of 
1976 (Public Law 94-210), as amended, in such amounts and at such times 
as may be necessary to pay any amounts required pursuant to the 
guarantee of the principal amount of obligations under sections 511 
through 513 of such Act, such authority to exist as long as any such 
guaranteed obligation is outstanding: Provided, That pursuant to 
section 502 of such Act, as amended, no new direct loans or loan 
guarantee commitments shall be made using Federal funds for the credit 
risk premium during fiscal year 2001.

                     Rhode Island Rail Development

    For the costs associated with construction of a third track on the 
Northeast Corridor between Davisville and Central Falls, Rhode Island, 
with sufficient clearance to accommodate double stack freight cars, 
$17,000,000 to be matched by the State of Rhode Island or its designee 
on a dollar-for-dollar basis and to remain available until expended.

                    Next Generation High-Speed Rail

    For necessary expenses for the Next Generation High-Speed Rail 
program as authorized under 49 U.S.C. 26101 and 26102, $22,000,000, to 
remain available until expended.

     Capital Grants to the National Railroad Passenger Corporation

    For necessary expenses of capital improvements of the National 
Railroad Passenger Corporation as authorized by 49 U.S.C. 24104(a), 
$521,476,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That the 
Secretary shall not obligate more than $208,590,000 prior to September 
30, 2001.

                     FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION

                        Administrative Expenses

    For necessary administrative expenses of the Federal Transit 
Administration's programs authorized by chapter 53 of title 49, United 
States Code, $12,800,000: Provided, That no more than $64,000,000 of 
budget authority shall be available for these purposes: Provided 
further, That of the funds in this Act available for the execution of 
contracts under section 5327(c) of title 49, United States Code, 
$1,000,000 shall be transferred to the Department of Transportation's 
Office of Inspector General for costs associated with the audit and 
review of new fixed guideway systems.

                             Formula Grants

    For necessary expenses to carry out 49 U.S.C. 5307, 5308, 5310, 
5311, 5327, and section 3038 of Public Law 105-178, $669,000,000, to 
remain available until expended: Provided, That no more than 
$3,345,000,000 of budget authority shall be available for these 
purposes: Provided further, That of the funds provided under this 
heading, $40,000,000 shall be available for grants for the costs of 
planning, delivery, and temporary use of transit vehicles for special 
transportation needs and construction of temporary transportation 
facilities for the XIX Winter Olympiad and the VIII Paralympiad for the 
Disabled, to be held in Salt Lake City, Utah: Provided further, That in 
allocating the funds designated in the preceding proviso, the Secretary 
shall make grants only to the Utah Department of Transportation, and 
such grants shall not be subject to any local share requirement or 
limitation on operating assistance under this Act or the Federal 
Transit Act, as amended.

                   University Transportation Research

    For necessary expenses to carry out 49 U.S.C. 5505, $1,200,000, to 
remain available until expended: Provided, That no more than $6,000,000 
of budget authority shall be available for these purposes.

                     Transit Planning and Research

    For necessary expenses to carry out 49 U.S.C. 5303, 5304, 5305, 
5311(b)(2), 5312, 5313(a), 5314, 5315, and 5322, $22,200,000, to remain 
available until expended: Provided, That no more than $110,000,000 of 
budget authority shall be available for these purposes: Provided 
further, That $5,250,000 is available to provide rural transportation 
assistance (49 U.S.C. 5311(b)(2)), $4,000,000 is available to carry out 
programs under the National Transit Institute (49 U.S.C. 5315), 
$8,250,000 is available to carry out transit cooperative research 
programs (49 U.S.C. 5313(a)), $52,113,600 is available for metropolitan 
planning (49 U.S.C. 5303, 5304, and 5305), $10,886,400 is available for 
State planning (49 U.S.C. 5313(b)); and $29,500,000 is available for 
the national planning and research program (49 U.S.C. 5314).

                      Trust Fund Share of Expenses

                (liquidation of contract authorization)

                          (highway trust fund)

    For payment of obligations incurred in carrying out 49 U.S.C. 5303-
5308, 5310-5315, 5317(b), 5322, 5327, 5334, 5505, and sections 3037 and 
3038 of Public Law 105-178, $5,016,600,000, to remain available until 
expended, and to be derived from the Mass Transit Account of the 
Highway Trust Fund: Provided, That $2,676,000,000 shall be paid to the 
Federal Transit Administration's formula grants account: Provided 
further, That $87,800,000 shall be paid to the Federal Transit 
Administration's transit planning and research account: Provided 
further, That $51,200,000 shall be paid to the Federal Transit 
Administration's administrative expenses account: Provided further, 
That $4,800,000 shall be paid to the Federal Transit Administration's 
university transportation research account: Provided further, That 
$80,000,000 shall be paid to the Federal Transit Administration's job 
access and reverse commute grants program: Provided further, That 
$2,116,800,000 shall be paid to the Federal Transit Administration's 
capital investment grants account.

                       Capital Investment Grants

    For necessary expenses to carry out 49 U.S.C. 5308, 5309, 5318, and 
5327, $529,200,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That 
no more than $2,646,000,000 of budget authority shall be available for 
these purposes: Provided further, That there shall be available for 
fixed guideway modernization, $1,058,400,000; there shall be available 
for the replacement, rehabilitation, and purchase of buses and related 
equipment and the construction of bus-related facilities, $529,200,000, 
and there shall be available for new fixed guideway systems 
$1,058,400,000, together with $4,983,828 made available for the 
Pittsburgh airport busway project under Public Law 105-66; together 
with $496,280 made available for the Colorado-North Front Range 
corridor feasibility study under Public Law 105-277, together with 
$4,910,000 made available for the Orlando Lynx light rail project 
(phase 1) under Public Law 106-69; to be available as follows:
            $10,322,000 for Alaska or Hawaii ferry projects;
            $25,000,000 for the Atlanta, Georgia, North line extension 
        project;
            $3,000,000 for the Baltimore central LRT double track 
        project;
            $1,000,000 for the Boston Urban Ring project;
            $36,000,000 for the South Boston piers transitway;
            $6,000,000 for the Canton-Akron-Cleveland commuter rail 
        project;
            $5,000,000 for the Charlotte, North Carolina, north-south 
        corridor transitway project;
            $35,000,000 for the Chicago METRA commuter rail projects;
            $15,000,000 for the Chicago Transit Authority Ravenswood 
        and Douglas branch reconstruction projects;
            $3,000,000 for the Cleveland Euclid corridor improvement 
        project;
            $2,000,000 for the Colorado Roaring Fork Valley project;
            $70,000,000 for the Dallas north central light rail 
        extension project;
            $3,000,000 for the Denver Southeast corridor project;
            $20,200,000 for the Denver Southwest corridor project;
            $50,000,000 for the Dulles corridor project;
            $20,000,000 for the Fort Lauderdale, Florida Tri-County 
        commuter rail project;
            $500,000 for the Harrisburg-Lancaster capital area transit 
        corridor 1 commuter rail project;
            $1,000,000 for the Hollister/Gilroy branch line rail 
        extension project;
            $5,000,000 for the Houston advanced transit program;
            $10,750,000 for the Houston regional bus project;
            $2,000,000 for the Indianapolis, Indiana Northeast Downtown 
        corridor project;
            $1,000,000 for the Johnson County, Kansas, I-35 commuter 
        rail project;
            $2,000,000 for the Kenosha-Racine-Milwaukee rail extension 
        project;
            $2,000,000 for the Little Rock, Arkansas river rail 
        project;
            $10,000,000 for the Long Island Railroad East Side access 
        project;
            $4,000,000 for the Los Angeles Mid-City and East Side 
        corridors projects;
            $50,000,000 for the Los Angeles North Hollywood extension 
        project;
            $3,000,000 for the Los Angeles-San Diego LOSSAN corridor 
        project;
            $1,000,000 for the Lowell, Massachusetts-Nashua, New 
        Hampshire commuter rail project;
            $1,000,000 for the Massachusetts North Shore corridor 
        project;
            $4,000,000 for the Memphis, Tennessee, Medical Center rail 
        extension project;
            $6,000,000 for the Nashville, Tennessee, regional commuter 
        rail project;
            $121,000,000 for the New Jersey Hudson Bergen project;
            $4,000,000 for the Newark-Elizabeth rail link project;
            $2,000,000 for the Northern Indiana south shore commuter 
        rail project;
            $10,000,000 for the Oceanside-Escondido, California light 
        rail system;
            $10,000,000 for temporary and permanent Olympic 
        transportation infrastructure investments: Provided, That these 
        funds shall be allocated by the Secretary based on the approved 
        transportation management plan for the Salt Lake City 2002 
        Winter Olympic Games: Provided further, That none of these 
        funds shall be available for rail extensions;
            $3,000,000 for the Orange County, California, transitway 
        project;
            $5,000,000 for the Philadelphia-Reading SETPA Schuylkill 
        Valley and Cross County metro projects;
            $13,000,000 for the Phoenix metropolitan area transit 
        project;
            $5,000,000 for the Pittsburgh North Shore-central business 
        district corridor project;
            $5,000,000 for the Pittsburgh stage II light rail project;
            $5,000,000 for the Portland interstate MAX light rail 
        transit extension project;
            $8,500,000 for the Puget Sound RTA Sounder commuter rail 
        project;
            $10,000,000 for the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill Triangle 
        transit project;
            $35,200,000 for the Sacramento, California, south corridor 
        LRT project;
            $2,000,000 for the San Bernardino, California Metrolink 
        project;
            $45,000,000 for the San Diego Mission Valley East light 
        rail project;
            $80,000,000 for the San Francisco BART extension to the 
        airport project;
            $12,250,000 for the San Jose Tasman West light rail 
        project;
            $100,000,000 for the San Juan Tren Urbano project;
            $30,000,000 for the Seattle, Washington, central link light 
        rail transit project;
            $7,000,000 for the Spokane, Washington, South Valley 
        corridor light rail project;
            $2,000,000 for the St. Louis, Missouri, MetroLink cross 
        county connector project;
            $60,000,000 for the St. Louis-St. Clair MetroLink extension 
        project;
            $8,000,000 for the Stamford, Connecticut fixed guideway 
        corridor;
            $3,000,000 for the Stockton, California Altamont commuter 
        rail project;
            $5,000,000 for the Twin Cities Transitways projects;
            $55,000,000 for the Twin Cities Transitways--Hiawatha 
        corridor project;
            $3,000,000 for the Virginia Railway Express commuter rail 
        project;
            $2,000,000 for the Washington Metro-Blue Line extension-
        Addison Road (Largo) project;
            $4,000,000 for the West Trenton, New Jersey, rail project;
            $5,000,000 for the Whitehall ferry terminal project; and
            $1,000,000 for the Wilsonville to Washington County, Oregon 
        commuter rail project: Provided further, That funds made 
        available for the Miami-Dade Transit east-west multimodal 
        corridor project under Public Laws 105-277 and 106-69 and funds 
        made available for Miami Metro-Dade North 27th Avenue corridor 
        project under Public Law 105-277 shall be available for the 
        Miami-Dade busway project.

                          Discretionary Grants

                (liquidation of contract authorization)

                          (highway trust fund)

      For payment of previous obligations incurred in carrying out 49 
U.S.C. 5338(b), $350,000,000, to remain available until expended and to 
be derived from the Mass Transit Account of the Highway Trust Fund.

                 Job Access and Reverse Commute Grants

    For necessary expenses to carry out section 3037 of the Federal 
Transit Act of 1998, $20,000,000 to remain available until expended: 
Provided, That no more than $100,000,000 of budget authority shall be 
available for these purposes.

             SAINT LAWRENCE SEAWAY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

             Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation

    The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation is hereby 
authorized to make such expenditures, within the limits of funds and 
borrowing authority available to the Corporation, and in accord with 
law, and to make such contracts and commitments without regard to 
fiscal year limitations as provided by section 104 of the Government 
Corporation Control Act, as amended, as may be necessary in carrying 
out the programs set forth in the Corporation's budget for the current 
fiscal year.

                       Operations and Maintenance

                    (harbor maintenance trust fund)

    For necessary expenses for operations and maintenance of those 
portions of the Saint Lawrence Seaway operated and maintained by the 
Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, $13,004,000, to be 
derived from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund, pursuant to Public Law 
99-662.

              RESEARCH AND SPECIAL PROGRAMS ADMINISTRATION

                     Research and Special Programs

    For expenses necessary to discharge the functions of the Research 
and Special Programs Administration, $36,452,000, of which $645,000 
shall be derived from the Pipeline Safety Fund, and of which $4,707,000 
shall remain available until September 30, 2003: Provided, That up to 
$1,200,000 in fees collected under 49 U.S.C. 5108(g) shall be deposited 
in the general fund of the Treasury as offsetting receipts: Provided 
further, That there may be credited to this appropriation, to be 
available until expended, funds received from States, counties, 
municipalities, other public authorities, and private sources for 
expenses incurred for training, for reports publication and 
dissemination, and for travel expenses incurred in performance of 
hazardous materials exemptions and approvals functions.

                            Pipeline Safety

                         (pipeline safety fund)

                    (oil spill liability trust fund)

    For expenses necessary to conduct the functions of the pipeline 
safety program, for grants-in-aid to carry out a pipeline safety 
program, as authorized by 49 U.S.C. 60107, and to discharge the 
pipeline program responsibilities of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, 
$40,137,000, of which $4,263,000 shall be derived from the Oil Spill 
Liability Trust Fund and shall remain available until September 30, 
2003; and $35,874,000 shall be derived from the Pipeline Safety Fund, 
of which $20,713,000 shall remain available until September 30, 2003.

                     Emergency Preparedness Grants

                     (emergency preparedness fund)

    For necessary expenses to carry out 49 U.S.C. 5127(c), $200,000, to 
be derived from the Emergency Preparedness Fund, to remain available 
until September 30, 2003: Provided, That none of the funds made 
available by 49 U.S.C. 5116(i) and 5127(d) shall be made available for 
obligation by individuals other than the Secretary of Transportation, 
or his designee.

                      OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL

                         Salaries and Expenses

    For necessary expenses of the Office of Inspector General to carry 
out the provisions of the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, 
$48,050,000: Provided, That the Inspector General shall have all 
necessary authority, in carrying out the duties specified in the 
Inspector General Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App. 3) to investigate 
allegations of fraud, including false statements to the government (18 
U.S.C. 1001), by any person or entity that is subject to regulation by 
the Department: Provided further, That the funds made available under 
this heading shall be used to investigate, pursuant to section 41712 of 
title 49, United States Code: (1) unfair or deceptive practices and 
unfair methods of competition by domestic and foreign air carriers and 
ticket agents; and (2) the compliance of domestic and foreign air 
carriers with respect to item (1) of this proviso.

                      SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD

                         Salaries and Expenses

    For necessary expenses of the Surface Transportation Board, 
including services authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, $17,954,000: Provided, 
That notwithstanding any other provision of law, not to exceed $900,000 
from fees established by the Chairman of the Surface Transportation 
Board shall be credited to this appropriation as offsetting collections 
and used for necessary and authorized expenses under this heading: 
Provided further, That the sum herein appropriated from the general 
fund shall be reduced on a dollar-for-dollar basis as such offsetting 
collections are received during fiscal year 2001, to result in a final 
appropriation from the general fund estimated at no more than 
$17,054,000.

                                TITLE II

                            RELATED AGENCIES

       ARCHITECTURAL AND TRANSPORTATION BARRIERS COMPLIANCE BOARD

                         Salaries and Expenses

    For expenses necessary for the Architectural and Transportation 
Barriers Compliance Board, as authorized by section 502 of the 
Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, $4,795,000: Provided, That, 
notwithstanding any other provision of law, there may be credited to 
this appropriation funds received for publications and training 
expenses.

                  NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD

                         Salaries and Expenses

    For necessary expenses of the National Transportation Safety Board, 
including hire of passenger motor vehicles and aircraft; services as 
authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, but at rates for individuals not to exceed 
the per diem rate equivalent to the rate for a GS-15; uniforms, or 
allowances therefor, as authorized by law (5 U.S.C. 5901-5902) 
$62,942,000, of which not to exceed $2,000 may be used for official 
reception and representation expenses.

                     TITLE III--GENERAL PROVISIONS

                     (including transfers of funds)

    Sec. 301. During the current fiscal year applicable appropriations 
to the Department of Transportation shall be available for maintenance 
and operation of aircraft; hire of passenger motor vehicles and 
aircraft; purchase of liability insurance for motor vehicles operating 
in foreign countries on official department business; and uniforms, or 
allowances therefor, as authorized by law (5 U.S.C. 5901-5902).
    Sec. 302. Such sums as may be necessary for fiscal year 2001 pay 
raises for programs funded in this Act shall be absorbed within the 
levels appropriated in this Act or previous appropriations Acts.
    Sec. 303. Funds appropriated under this Act for expenditures by the 
Federal Aviation Administration shall be available: (1) except as 
otherwise authorized by title VIII of the Elementary and Secondary 
Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 7701 et seq.), for expenses of primary 
and secondary schooling for dependents of Federal Aviation 
Administration personnel stationed outside the continental United 
States at costs for any given area not in excess of those of the 
Department of Defense for the same area, when it is determined by the 
Secretary that the schools, if any, available in the locality are 
unable to provide adequately for the education of such dependents; and 
(2) for transportation of said dependents between schools serving the 
area that they attend and their places of residence when the Secretary, 
under such regulations as may be prescribed, determines that such 
schools are not accessible by public means of transportation on a 
regular basis.
    Sec. 304. Appropriations contained in this Act for the Department 
of Transportation shall be available for services as authorized by 5 
U.S.C. 3109, but at rates for individuals not to exceed the per diem 
rate equivalent to the rate for an Executive Level IV.
    Sec. 305. None of the funds in this Act shall be available for 
salaries and expenses of more than 104 political and Presidential 
appointees in the Department of Transportation: Provided, That none of 
the personnel covered by this provision or political and Presidential 
appointees in an independent agency funded in this Act may be assigned 
on temporary detail outside the Department of Transportation or such 
independent agency.
    Sec. 306. None of the funds in this Act shall be used for the 
planning or execution of any program to pay the expenses of, or 
otherwise compensate, non-Federal parties intervening in regulatory or 
adjudicatory proceedings funded in this Act.
    Sec. 307. None of the funds appropriated in this Act shall remain 
available for obligation beyond the current fiscal year, nor may any be 
transferred to other appropriations, unless expressly so provided 
herein.
    Sec. 308. The expenditure of any appropriation under this Act for 
any consulting service through procurement contract pursuant to section 
3109 of title 5, United States Code, shall be limited to those 
contracts where such expenditures are a matter of public record and 
available for public inspection, except where otherwise provided under 
existing law, or under existing Executive order issued pursuant to 
existing law.
    Sec. 309. The limitations on obligations for the programs of the 
Federal Transit Administration shall not apply to any authority under 
49 U.S.C. 5338, previously made available for obligation, or to any 
other authority previously made available for obligation.
    Sec. 310. None of the funds in this Act shall be used to implement 
section 404 of title 23, United States Code.
    Sec. 311. None of the funds in this Act shall be available to plan, 
finalize, or implement regulations that would establish a vessel 
traffic safety fairway less than five miles wide between the Santa 
Barbara Traffic Separation Scheme and the San Francisco Traffic 
Separation Scheme.
    Sec. 312. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, airports may 
transfer, without consideration, to the Federal Aviation Administration 
(FAA) instrument landing systems (along with associated approach 
lighting equipment and runway visual range equipment) which conform to 
FAA design and performance specifications, the purchase of which was 
assisted by a Federal airport-aid program, airport development aid 
program or airport improvement program grant. The Federal Aviation 
Administration shall accept such equipment, which shall thereafter be 
operated and maintained by FAA in accordance with agency criteria.
    Sec. 313. None of the funds in this Act shall be available to award 
a multiyear contract for production end items that: (1) includes 
economic order quantity or long lead time material procurement in 
excess of $10,000,000 in any 1 year of the contract; (2) includes a 
cancellation charge greater than $10,000,000 which at the time of 
obligation has not been appropriated to the limits of the Government's 
liability; or (3) includes a requirement that permits performance under 
the contract during the second and subsequent years of the contract 
without conditioning such performance upon the appropriation of funds: 
Provided, That this limitation does not apply to a contract in which 
the Federal Government incurs no financial liability from not buying 
additional systems, subsystems, or components beyond the basic contract 
requirements.
    Sec. 314. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, and except 
for fixed guideway modernization projects, funds made available by this 
Act under ``Federal Transit Administration, Capital investment grants'' 
for projects specified in this Act or identified in reports 
accompanying this Act not obligated by September 30, 2003, and other 
recoveries, shall be made available for other projects under 49 U.S.C. 
5309.
    Sec. 315. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any funds 
appropriated before October 1, 2000, under any section of chapter 53 of 
title 49, United States Code, that remain available for expenditure may 
be transferred to and administered under the most recent appropriation 
heading for any such section.
    Sec. 316. None of the funds in this Act may be used to compensate 
in excess of 320 technical staff-years under the federally funded 
research and development center contract between the Federal Aviation 
Administration and the Center for Advanced Aviation Systems Development 
during fiscal year 2001.
    Sec. 317. Funds received by the Federal Highway Administration, 
Federal Transit Administration, and Federal Railroad Administration 
from States, counties, municipalities, other public authorities, and 
private sources for expenses incurred for training may be credited 
respectively to the Federal Highway Administration's ``Federal-Aid 
Highways'' account, the Federal Transit Administration's ``Transit 
Planning and Research'' account, and to the Federal Railroad 
Administration's ``Safety and Operations'' account, except for State 
rail safety inspectors participating in training pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 
20105.
    Sec. 318. None of the funds in this Act shall be available to 
prepare, propose, or promulgate any regulations pursuant to title V of 
the Motor Vehicle Information and Cost Savings Act (49 U.S.C. 32901 et 
seq.) prescribing corporate average fuel economy standards for 
automobiles, as defined in such title, in any model year that differs 
from standards promulgated for such automobiles prior to the enactment 
of this section.
    Sec. 319. Notwithstanding 31 U.S.C. 3302, funds received by the 
Bureau of Transportation Statistics from the sale of data products, for 
necessary expenses incurred pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 111 may be credited 
to the Federal-aid highways account for the purpose of reimbursing the 
Bureau for such expenses: Provided, That such funds shall be subject to 
the obligation limitation for Federal-aid highways and highway safety 
construction.
    Sec. 320. None of the funds in this Act may be obligated or 
expended for employee training which: (a) does not meet identified 
needs for knowledge, skills and abilities bearing directly upon the 
performance of official duties; (b) contains elements likely to induce 
high levels of emotional response or psychological stress in some 
participants; (c) does not require prior employee notification of the 
content and methods to be used in the training and written end of 
course evaluations; (d) contains any methods or content associated with 
religious or quasi-religious belief systems or ``new age'' belief 
systems as defined in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Notice N-
915.022, dated September 2, 1988; (e) is offensive to, or designed to 
change, participants' personal values or lifestyle outside the 
workplace; or (f) includes content related to human immunodeficiency 
virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) other than that 
necessary to make employees more aware of the medical ramifications of 
HIV/AIDS and the workplace rights of HIV-positive employees.
    Sec. 321. None of the funds in this Act shall, in the absence of 
express authorization by Congress, be used directly or indirectly to 
pay for any personal service, advertisement, telegraph, telephone, 
letter, printed or written material, radio, television, video 
presentation, electronic communications, or other device, intended or 
designed to influence in any manner a Member of Congress or of a State 
legislature to favor or oppose by vote or otherwise, any legislation or 
appropriation by Congress or a State legislature after the introduction 
of any bill or resolution in Congress proposing such legislation or 
appropriation, or after the introduction of any bill or resolution in a 
State legislature proposing such legislation or appropriation: 
Provided, That this shall not prevent officers or employees of the 
Department of Transportation or related agencies funded in this Act 
from communicating to Members of Congress or to Congress, on the 
request of any Member, or to members of State legislature, or to a 
State legislature, through the proper official channels, requests for 
legislation or appropriations which they deem necessary for the 
efficient conduct of business.
    Sec. 322. (a) In General.--None of the funds made available in this 
Act may be expended by an entity unless the entity agrees that in 
expending the funds the entity will comply with the Buy American Act 
(41 U.S.C. 10a-10c).
    (b) Sense of the Congress; Requirement Regarding Notice.--
            (1) Purchase of american-made equipment and products.--In 
        the case of any equipment or product that may be authorized to 
        be purchased with financial assistance provided using funds 
        made available in this Act, it is the sense of the Congress 
        that entities receiving the assistance should, in expending the 
        assistance, purchase only American-made equipment and products 
        to the greatest extent practicable.
            (2) Notice to recipients of assistance.--In providing 
        financial assistance using funds made available in this Act, 
        the head of each Federal agency shall provide to each recipient 
        of the assistance a notice describing the statement made in 
        paragraph (1) by the Congress.
    (c) Prohibition of Contracts With Persons Falsely Labeling Products 
as Made in America.--If it has been finally determined by a court or 
Federal agency that any person intentionally affixed a label bearing a 
``Made in America'' inscription, or any inscription with the same 
meaning, to any product sold in or shipped to the United States that is 
not made in the United States, the person shall be ineligible to 
receive any contract or subcontract made with funds made available in 
this Act, pursuant to the debarment, suspension, and ineligibility 
procedures described in sections 9.400 through 9.409 of title 48, Code 
of Federal Regulations.
    Sec. 323. Funds provided in this Act for the Transportation 
Administrative Service Center (TASC) shall be reduced by $4,000,000, 
which limits fiscal year 2001 TASC obligational authority for elements 
of the Department of Transportation funded in this Act to no more than 
$115,387,000: Provided, That such reductions from the budget request 
shall be allocated by the Department of Transportation to each 
appropriations account in proportion to the amount included in each 
account for the Transportation Administrative Service Center.
    Sec. 324. Rebates, refunds, incentive payments, minor fees and 
other funds received by the Department from travel management centers, 
charge card programs, the subleasing of building space, and 
miscellaneous sources are to be credited to appropriations of the 
Department and allocated to elements of the Department using fair and 
equitable criteria and such funds shall be available until December 31, 
2001.
    Sec. 325. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, rule or 
regulation, the Secretary of Transportation is authorized to allow the 
issuer of any preferred stock heretofore sold to the Department to 
redeem or repurchase such stock upon the payment to the Department of 
an amount determined by the Secretary.
    Sec. 326. For necessary expenses of the Amtrak Reform Council 
authorized under section 203 of Public Law 105-134, $980,000, to remain 
available until September 30, 2002: Provided, That the duties of the 
Amtrak Reform Council described in section 203(g)(1) of Public Law 105-
134 shall include the identification of Amtrak routes which are 
candidates for closure or realignment, based on performance rankings 
developed by Amtrak which incorporate information on each route's fully 
allocated costs and ridership on core intercity passenger service, and 
which assume, for purposes of closure or realignment candidate 
identification, that Federal subsidies for Amtrak will decline over the 
4-year period from fiscal year 1999 to fiscal year 2002: Provided 
further, That these closure or realignment recommendations shall be 
included in the Amtrak Reform Council's annual report to the Congress 
required by section 203(h) of Public Law 105-134.
    Sec. 327. The Secretary of Transportation is authorized to transfer 
funds appropriated for any office of the Office of the Secretary to any 
other office of the Office of the Secretary: Provided, That no 
appropriation shall be increased or decreased by more than 12 percent 
by all such transfers: Provided further, That any such transfer shall 
be submitted for approval to the House and Senate Committees on 
Appropriations.
    Sec. 328. None of the funds in this Act shall be available for 
activities under the Aircraft Purchase Loan Guarantee Program during 
fiscal year 2001.
    Sec. 329. None of the funds in this Act may be used to make a grant 
unless the Secretary of Transportation notifies the House and Senate 
Committees on Appropriations not less than three full business days 
before any discretionary grant award, letter of intent, or full funding 
grant agreement totaling $1,000,000 or more is announced by the 
department or its modal administrations from: (1) any discretionary 
grant program of the Federal Highway Administration other than the 
emergency relief program; (2) the airport improvement program of the 
Federal Aviation Administrtion; or (3) any program of the Federal 
Transit Administration other than the formula grants and fixed guideway 
modernization programs: Provided, That no notification shall involve 
funds that are not available for obligation.
    Sec. 330. Section 232 of the Miscellaneous Appropriations Act, 
2000, as enacted by section 1000(a)(5) of the Consolidated 
Appropriations Act, 2000, is repealed.
    Sec. 331. None of the funds in this Act shall be available for 
planning, design, or construction of a light rail system in Houston, 
Texas.
    Sec. 332. Section 3038(e) of Public Law 105-178 is amended by 
striking ``50'' and inserting ``90''.
    Sec. 333. Item number 273 in the table contained in section 1602 of 
the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (Public Law 105-178) 
is amended by striking ``Reconstruct I-235 and improve the interchange 
for access to the MLKing Parkway.'' and inserting ``Construction of the 
north-south segments of the Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway in Des 
Moines.''.
    Sec. 334. Item number 328 in the table contained in section 1602 of 
the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (Public Law 105-178) 
is amended by inserting before ``of'' the following: ``or 
construction''.
    Sec. 335. Section 1602 of the Transportation Equity Act for the 
21st Century (112 Stat. 256) is amended--
            (1) by striking item number 63, relating to Ohio; and
            (2) in item number 186, relating to Ohio, by striking 
        ``3.75'' and inserting ``7.5''.
    Sec. 336. None of the funds in this Act shall be used to pay the 
salaries or expenses of any departmental official to authorize project 
approvals or advance construction authority for the Central Artery/
Third Harbor Tunnel project in Boston, Massachusetts.
    Sec. 337. Section 3027(c)(3) of the Transportation Equity Act for 
the 21st Century (49 U.S.C. 5307 note; 112 Stat. 2681-477), relating to 
services for elderly and persons with disabilities, is amended by 
striking ``$1,000,000'' and inserting ``$1,444,000''.
    Sec. 338. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, unobligated 
balances from section 149(a)(45) and section 149(a)(63) of Public Law 
100-17 and the Ebensburg Bypass Demonstration Project of Public Law 
101-164 may be used for improvements along Route 56 in Cambria County, 
Pennsylvania, including the construction of a parking facility in the 
vicinity.
    Sec. 339. None of the funds in this Act shall be used for the 
planning, development, or construction of California State Route 710 
freeway extension project through South Pasadena, California.
    Sec. 340. The amount otherwise provided in section 326 for the 
Amtrak Reform Council is hereby reduced by $530,000.
    Sec. 341. None of the funds made available in this Act may be used 
for engineering work related to an additional runway at New Orleans 
International Airport.
    This Act may be cited as the ``Department of Transportation and 
Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2001''.

            Passed the House of Representatives May 19, 2000.

            Attest:

                                                 JEFF TRANDAHL,

                                                                 Clerk.