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1 " 404. National driver register service . “(a) The Secretary shall establish and maintain a 3 register containing the name of each individual reported to + him by a State, or political subdivision thereof, as an ini dividual with respect to whom such State or political sub6 division has denied, terminated, or temporarily withdrawn 7 (except a withdrawal for less than six months based on 8 habitual violation) an individual's license or privilege to 9 operate a motor vehicle. Such register shall also contain 10 such other information as the Secretary. may deem appro11 priate to carry out the purposes of this section. 12 “(b) The Secretary shall, at the request of any State, 13 or political subdivision thereof, or at the request of any 14 Federal department or agency, funish such information as 15 may be contained in the register established under subsec16 tion (a) with respect to any individual applicant for a 17 motor vehicle operator's license or permit. 18 “(c) As used in this section, the term “State' includes 19 each of the several States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, 20 the District of Columbia, Guam, the Virgin Islands, the
21. Canal Zone and American Samoa.”
22 SEC. 302. (a) The Act of July 14, 1960, 74 Stat. 526, 23 as amended by the Act of October 4, 1961, 75 Stat. 779, is 24 hereby repcaled.
(b) Sections 135 and 313 of title 23 of the United 2 States Code are hereby repealed. 3 (c) (1) The analysis of chapter 1 of title 23, United 4 States Code, is hereby amended by deleting:
“135. Highway safety programs.” 5 (2) The analysis of chapter 3 of title 23, United States 6 Code, is hereby amended by deleting:
“313. Highway Safety Conference." 7 (3) There is hereby added at the end of the table of 8 chapters at the beginning of title 23, United States Code, the 9 following:
“Chapter 4Highway Safety." 10 Sec. 303. For the purpose of carrying out section 402 11 of title 23, United States Code, there is hereby authorized 12 to be appropriated, out of the highway trust fund, the sum 13 of $40,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1967; 14 $60,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1968; 15 $60,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1969; 16 $80,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1970; 17 $80,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1971; and 18 $100,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1972. 19 SEC. 304. For the purpose of carrying out section 403 20 of title 23, United States Code, there is hereby authorized 21 to be appropriated, out of the highway trust fund, the addi22 tional sum of $10,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June
1 30, 1967; $20,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2 1968; $25,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 3 1969; $30,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 4 1970; $35,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 5 1971; and $40,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 6 1972. Funds appropriated under the authority of this sec7 tion shall be available for necessary costs in adıninistering 8 the provisions of section 403, and shall remain available until 9 expended. 10 SEC. 305. Section 101 (a) of title 23, United States 11 Code, is hereby amended by adding the following term at 12 the end thereof: 13 "The term “State highway safety agency' incans those 14 departments, commissions, boards, or officials of any State 15 charged by its laws with the responsibility for administering 16 the State highway safety program, or any part thereof." 17 SEC. 306. Section 105 of title 23, United States Code,
18 is hereby amended by adding the following subsection at
19 the end thereof:
20 “(e) In approving programs for projects on the Federal21 aid systems pursuant to chapter 1 of this title, the Secretary 22 shall give priority to those projects which incorporate im23 proved standards and features with safety benefits.” 24 Sec. 307. No part of any report or reports of any Fed
i eral agency, or officers, employee, or agent thereof, relating 2 to any highway traffic accident or the investigation thereof 3 conducted pursuant to this Act or other applicable law, shall 4 be admitted as evidence or used in any action for damages 5 or criminal action, nor shall any such officer, employee, or 6 agent be required to testify in such proceedings as to facts 7 developed in such investigations. Any such report or re8 ports of any such officer, employee, or agent shall be made 9 available with the approval of the Secretary of Transporta10 tion only to l'ederal departments or agencies, State or local 11 agencies, or persons or organizations engaged in research 12 into highway safety: Provided, however, That compilations 13 of such reports may be made available to the public if in14 dividuals and individual accidents are not identifiable. 15 SEC. 308. Nothing contained in this Act shall be deemed 16 to supersede the authority under existing law of any Federal 17 department or agency.