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(b) The last five provisos of section 1;
(c) The first sentence of subsection (a) of section 2;
(d) The first sentence of section 3 to the word "Provided";
(e) Section 4 to the word “Provided";
f) Section 5;
(g) The first sentence of section 7;
(h) Section 8 to the word “Provided;
(i) Section 14;
l) Section 18; and
(k) Section 22.

38. Title I of the Act of June 29, 1956 (70 Stat. 374), except the following provisions:

(a) Subsection (a) (1) (2) of section 102; (b) The first sentence of section 103 (a) to the word “Provided;

(c) Section 104 (a), section 104 (b) and section 104 (c), to the word "Provided";

(d) Section 105; (e) Subsections (b), (c) and (d) of section 107; (f) Section 108 (b) and (c); (g) Section 108 (k); (h) Section 114; (i) Section 117; and () The last proviso of section 118. 39. Sections 1 and 3 of the Act approved August 3, 1956 (70 Stat. 990).

40. Act of April 16, 1958 (72 Stat. 89) except the following provisions:

(a) Subsection (a) (1) (2) of section 1; (b) Section 2;

(c) The first sentence of section 3 (a) to the words “Providedand the third, fourth and fifth provisos;

(d) Subsection (b) of section 3;

(e) Section 4 (a), section 4 (b) and section 4 (c) to the word “Provided";

(f) Section 5;
(g) Section 7;
(h) Section 8; and
(i) Section 9.

Construction

SEC. 3. (a) If any provision of title 23, as enacted by section 1 of this Act or the application thereof to any person or circumstances is held invalid, the remainder of the title and the application of the provision to other persons or circumstances shall not be affected thereby.

(b) The provisions of this Act shall be subject to Reorganization Plan Numbered 5 of 1950 (64 Stat. 1263).

Savings clause

SEC. 4. Any rights or liabilities now existing under prior Acts or portions thereof shall not be affected by the repeal of such prior Acts or portions under section 2 of this Act.

Report and recommendations

Sec. 5. The Secretary of Commerce is hereby directed to submit to the Congress not later than February 1, 1959, a report on the progress made in attaining the objectives set forth in section 101 of title 23, as enacted by section 1 of this Act, together with recommendations.

Approved August 27, 1958.

VOL. II. HIGHWAY LAWS NOT

NOT REPEALED BY TITLE 23, U.S.C., AND SELECTED LAWS ENACTED AFTER 1958 CODIFICATION

FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAY ACT OF 1954

Public Law 350, 83d Cong., May 6, 1954, 68 Stat. 70

AN ACT To amend and supplement the Federal-Aid Road Act approved July 11,

1916 (39 Stat. 355), as amended and supplemented, to authorize appropriations for continuing the construction of highways, and for other purposes

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

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Sec. 14. For the purpose of expediting the interstate planning and coordination of a continuous Great River Road and appurtenances thereto traversing the Mississippi Valley from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico in general conformity with the provisions of title 23, United States Code, and with the recommended plan set forth in the joint report submitted to the Congress November 28, 1951, by the Secretaries of Commerce and Interior pursuant to the Act of August 24, 1949 (Public Law 262, Eighty-first Congress), there is hereby authorized to be expended by the Secretary of Commerce from general administrative funds not to exceed $500,000; the amount expended under this section shall be apportioned among the ten States bordering the Mississippi River on the basis of their relative needs as determined by the Secretary of Commerce.

FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAY ACT OF 1956—Title I

Public Law 627, 84th Cong., June 29, 1956, 70 Stat. 374

AN ACT To amend and supplement the Federal-Aid Road Act approved July 11,

1916, to authorize appropriations for continuing the construction of highways; to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide additional revenue from the taxes on motor fuel, tires, and trucks and buses; and for other purposes Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

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(a) (1) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.- * * * The sums herein authorized for each fiscal year shall be available for expenditure as follows:

(A) 45 per centum for projects on the Federal-aid primary highway system. (B) 30 per centum for projects on the Federal-aid secondary highway system. (C) 25 per centum for projects on extensions of these systems within urban

areas.

* Amended by Public Law 88-660, Oct. 13, 1964 (78 Stat. 1092).

Sec. 108. National System of Interstate and Defense Highways

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(b) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—For the purpose of expediting the construction, reconstruction, or improvement, inclusive of necessary bridges and tunnels, of the Interstate System, including extensions thereof through urban areas, des nated in accordance with the provisions of subs ction (d) of section 103 of title 23, United States Code, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated the additional sum of $1,000,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1957, which sum shall be in addition to the authorization heretofore made for that year, the additional sum of $1,700,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1958, the additional sum of $2,200,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1959, the additional sum of $2,500,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1960, the additional sum 'of $1,800,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1961, the additional sum of $2.200,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1962, the additional sum of $2,400,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1963, the additional sum of $2,600,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1964, the additional sum of $2,700,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1965, the additional sum of $2,800.000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1966, the additional sum of $3,000,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1967, the additional sum of $3,000,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1968, the additional sum of $3,000,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1969, the additional sum of $3,000,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1970, and the additional sum of $2,885,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1971."

(c) APPORTIONMENT FOR 1957, 1958, AND 1959.—The additional sums herein authorized for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1957, June 30, 1958, and June 30, 1959, shall be apportioned among the several States in the following manner: one-half in the ratio which the population of each State bears to the total population of all the States, as shown by the latest available Federal census: Provided, That no State shall receive less than three-fourths of 1 per centum of the money so apportioned ; and one-half in the manner now provided by law for the apportionment of funds for the Federal-aid primary system. The additional sum herein authorized for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1957, shall be apportioned immediately upon enactment of this Act. The additional sums herein authorized for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1958, and June 30, 1959, shall be apportioned on a date not less than six months and not more than twelve months in advance of the beginning of the fiscal year for which authorized.

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TITLE II-HIGHWAY REVENUE ACT OF 1956 See Vol. III, p. 86.

FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAY ACT OF 1958

Public Law 85–381, 85th Cong., April 16, 1958, 72 Stat. 89 AN ACT To amend and supplement the Federal-Aid Road Act approved July 11,

1916 (39 Stat. 355), as amended and supplemented, and the Act approved June 29, 1956 (70 Stat. 374), to authorize appropriations for continuing the construction of highways, and for other purposes

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

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Sec. 2. Additional authorization of appropriation of Federal-aid

primary, secondary, and urban funds (a) AMOUNT AND APPORTIONMENT.—For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of the Federal-Aid Road Act approved July 11, 1916 (39 Stat. 355), and all Acts amendatory thereof and supplementary thereto, there is hereby authorized

1 Amended by sec. 7(a) of Public Law 85-381, Apr. 16, 1958 (72 Stat. 89), and by sec. 102 of Public Law 86–342. Sept. 21, 1959 (73 Stat. 611): and sunerseded and supplemented by sec. 103 of Public Law 874–61. June 29. 1961 (75 Stat. 122) ; further amended by sec. 1 of Public Law 89–139, Aug. 28, 1965 (79 Stat. 578).

to be appropriated for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1959, $400,000,000 in addition to any sums heretofore authorized for such fiscal year. The sum herein authorized shall be apportioned: (A) 45 per centum for projects on the Federalaid primary highway system, (B) 30 per centum for projects on the Federal-aid secondary highway system, and (C) 25 per centum for projects on extensions of these systems within urban areas among the several States immediately upon enactment of this Act in the manner now provided by law and in accordance with the formulas set forth in section 4 of the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1944, approved December 20, 1944 (58 Stat. 838), using the same percentage distribution as was used in the apportionment of Federal-aid highway funds heretofore authorized for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1959.

(b) AVAILABILITY FOR EXPENDITURE.—The amounts authorized to be appropriated in section 2(a) herein shall be available for expenditure pursuant to contracts awarded or work commenced by the State highway departments prior to December 1, 1958, for completion of construction prior to December 1, 1959, subject to delays caused by circumstances and conditions beyond the control of, and without the fault of any contractor on such contracts, and delays created by acts of God. Any amounts apportioned to a State under provisions of this section remaining unexpended on December 1, 1958, shall lapse: Provided, That such funds shall be deemed to have been expended when covered by contracts awarded or work commenced prior to December 1, 1958, and on account of which formal agreements with the Secretary of Commerce are entered into prior to January 1, 1959, for specific projects.

(c) EXPENDITURE WITHOUT LIMITATION AS TO SYSTEM.—The sums apportioned under this section shall be available for expenditure for projects on the primary or secondary Federal-aid systems, including extensions of these systems within urban areas, without limitation as to the amount of any class of funds, primary, secondary, or urban, apportioned for projects on any system.

(d) FEDERAL SHARE.—The Federal share payable on account of any project provided for by funds made available under the provisions of this section shall not exceed 6643 per centum of the total cost thereof plus, in any State containing unappropriated and unreserved public lands and nontaxable Indian lands, individual and tribal, exceeding 5 per centum of the total area of all lands therein, a percentage of the remaining 3343 per centum of such cost equal to the percentage that the area of such lands in such State is of its total area : Provided, That such Federal share payable on any project in any State shall not exceed 95 per centum of the total cost of such project.

(e) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATION FOR INCREASING FEDERAL SHARE.—For the purpose of assisting any State in meeting the requirements for State funds to match any sums apportioned to such State under the provisions of this section, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated the sum of $115,000,000, which sum may be used by the Secretary of Commerce upon the request of any State to increase the Federal share payable on account of any project provided for by funds made available under the provisions of this section : Provided, That the amount of such increase of the Federal share shall not exceed two-thirds of the State's share of the cost of such project.

(f) REPAYMENT OF AMOUNTS USED TO INCREASE FEDERAL SHARE.—The total amount of such increases in the Federal share as are made pursuant to subsection (e) above, shall be repaid to the Federal Government by making deductions of sums equal to the amounts so expended for projects on the Federalaid primary highway system, the Federal-aid secondary highway system and extensions of such systems in urban areas in two equal annual installments from the amounts available to such State for expenditure on such highways under any apportionment of funds herein or hereafter authorized to be appropriated therefor for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1961, and June 30, 1962.

(g) CONTRACT AUTHORITY.— Approval by the Secretary of Commerce of any project on account of which the Federal share is increased under the provisions of this section shall be deemed a contractual obligation of the Federal Government for the payment of such increase in the Federal share, and its expenditure shall be governed by the provisions of subsection (b) of this section.

(h) DECLARATION OF INTENT.—It is hereby declared to be the intent of the Congress that the sum authorized under subsection (a) of this section shall be supplementary to, and not in lieu of, any other sum heretofore or herein authorized for expenditure on the Federal-aid primary or secondary systems, including extensions of these systems within urban areas, and is made available for the purpose of immediate acceleration of the rate of highway construction on these systems beyond that being accomplished with funds he fore aut ced.

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