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Sec. 3. Forest highways and forest development roads and trails

(a) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of section 23 of the Federal Highway Act of 1921 (42 Stat. 218), as amended and supplemented, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated (1) for forest highways the additional sum of $5,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1959, and the sum of $33,000,000 for each of the fiscal years ending June 30, 1960, and June 30, 1961; and (2) for forest development roads and trails the additional sum of $5,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1959, and the sum of $30,000,000 for each of the fiscal years ending June 30, 1960, and June 30, 1961: * * * Provided further, that the additional sum authorized under this subsection for forest highways for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1959, shall be apportioned for expenditure in each_State, Alaska, and Puerto Rico immediately upon enactment of this Act: Provided further, That the additional amount herein authorized for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1959, and the amounts authorized herein for forest highways for each of the fiscal years ending June 30, 1960, and June 30, 1961, shall be apportioned for expenditure in each State, Alaska, and Puerto Rico in the same percentage as the amounts apportioned for expenditure in each State, Alaska, and Puerto Rico from funds authorized for forest highways for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1958: * * *

FEDERAL HIGHWAY ACT OF 1960

Public Law 86-657, 86th Cong., July 14, 1960, 74 Stat. 522 AN ACT To authorize appropriations for the fiscal years 1962 and 1963 for the

construction of certain highways in accordance with title 23 of the United States Code, 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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REPAYMENT OF FEDERAL-AID FUNDS

SEC. 6. (a) The amount of all Federal-aid highway funds paid on account of those sections of Federal-aid Interstate Route 95 in the States of Delaware and Maryland from a point in the vicinity of Farnhurst, Delaware, to a point in the vicinity of the proposed Whitemarsh Interchange in Baltimore County, Maryland, proposed as the location for a toll express highway, shall, prior to the collection of tolls thereon, be repaid to the Treasurer of the United States and the amount so repaid shall be deposited to the credit of the appropriation for "Federal-Aid Highways (Trust Fund).” At the time of such repayment, the Federal-aid projects with respect to which such funds have been repaid and any other Federal-aid project located on such sections of said Interstate Route and programed for Federal-aid participation shall be canceled and withdrawn from the Federal-aid highway program. Any amount so repaid, together with the unpaid balance of any amount programed for expenditure on any such project, shall be credited to the unprogramed balance of Federal-aid highway funds of the same class last apportioned to the States, respectively. The amount so credited shall be available for expenditure in accordance with the provisions of title 23, United States Code, as amended or supplemented.

(b) Upon the repayment of Federal-aid highway funds and the cancellation and withdrawal from the Federal-aid highway program of all projects on said sections of Federal-aid Interstate Route 95, as provided in subsection (a) of this section, such sections of said route shall become and be free of any and all restrictions contained in title 23, United States Code, as amended or supplemented, or in any regulation thereunder, with respect to the imposition and collection of tolls or other charges thereon or for the use thereof.

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Public Law 86–70, 86th Cong., June 25, 1959, 73 Stat. 141 AN ACT To amend certain laws of the United States in light of the admission of

the State of Alaska into the Union, and for other purposes

Highways

SEC. 21. (a) The Secretary of Commerce shall transfer to the State of Alaska by appropriate conveyance without compensation, but upon such terms and conditions as he may deem desirable, all lands or interests in lands, including buildings and fixtures, all personal property, including machinery, office equipment, and supplies, and all records pertaining to roads in Alaska, which are owned, held, administered by, or used by the Secretary in connection with the activities of the Bureau of Public Roads in Alaska, (i) except such lands or interests in lands, including buildings and fixtures, personal property, including machinery, office equipment, and supplies, and records as the Secretary may determine are needed for the operations, activities, and functions of the Bureau of Public Roads in Alaska after such transfers, including services or functions performed pursuant to section 44 of this Act; and (ii) except such lands or interests in lands as he or the head of any other Federal agency may determine are needed for continued retention in Federal ownership for purposes other than or in addition to road purposes.

(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, any contract entered into by the Federal Government in connection with the activities of the Bureau of Public Roads in Alaska which has not been completed on the date of the transfer provided under subsection (a) hereof may be completed according to the terms thereof.

(c) (1) The State of Alaska shall be responsible for the maintenance of roads, including bridges, tunnels, and ferries, transferred to it under subsection (a) of this section, as long as any such road is needed for highway purposes.

(2) Federal-aid funds apportioned to Alaska under title 23, United States Code, for fiscal year 1960 and prior fiscal years, and unobligated on the date of enactment of this Act, may be used for maintenance of highways on the Federal-aid systems in Alaska.

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(f) Notwithstanding the limitation contained in subsection (f) of section 120 of title 23, United States Code, the Secretary of Commerce is authorized to make expenditure from the emergency fund under section 125 of such title for the repair or reconstruction of highways on the Federal-aid highway systems of Alaska which have been damaged or destroyed by the 1964 earthquake and subsequent seismic waves, in accordance with the Federal share payable under subsection (a) of section 120 of such title. The increase in expenditures resulting from the difference between the Federal share authorized by this subsection and that authorized by subsection (f) of section 120 of such title shall be reimbursed to the emergency fund by an appropriation from the general fund of the Treasury: Provided, That such increase in expenditures shall not exceed $15,000,000 in the aggregate.1

Transitional Grants

SEC. 44. (a) In order to assist the State of Alaska in accomplishing an orderly transition from Territorial status to statehood, and in order to facilitate the assumption by the State of Alaska of responsibilities hitherto performed in Alaska by the Federal Government, there are hereby authorized to be appropriated to the President, for the purpose of making transitional grants to the State of Alaska, the sum of $10,500,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1960; the sum of $6,000,000 for each of the fiscal years ending June 30, 1961, and June 30, 1962; the sum of $3,000,000 for each of the fiscal years ending June 30, 1963, and June 30, 1964; and the sum of $23,500,000 for the period ending June 30, 1966.?

(b) The Governor of Alaska may submit to the President a request that a Federal agency continue to provide services or facilities in Alaska for an interim period, pending the provision of such services or facilities by the State of Alaska. Such interim period shall not extend beyond June 30, 1966. In the event of such request, and in the event of the approval thereof by the President, the President may allocate, at his discretion, to such agency the funds necessary to finance the provision of sach services or facilities. Such funds shall be allocated from appropriations made pursuant to subsection (a) hereof, and the amount of such funds shall be deducted from the amount of grants available to the State of Alaska pursuant to such subsection 3.

1 Amended by sec. 3, of Public Law 88-451, Aug. 19, 1964 (78 Stat. 505). Amended by sec. 1 of Public Law 88–311, May 27, 1964 (78 Stat. 201).

(c) After the transfer or conveyance to the State of Alaska of any property or function pursuant to the Act of July 7, 1958 (72 Stat. 339), providing for the admission of the State of Alaska into the Union, or pursuant to this Act or any other law, and until June 30, 1966, the head of the Federal agency having administrative jurisdiction of such property prior to its transfer or conveyance may contract with the State of Alaska for the performance by such agency, on a reimbursable basis, of some or all of the functions authorized to be performed by it in Alaska immediately preceding such conveyance or transfer.”

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FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAY ACT OF 1962

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Public Law 87–866, 87th Cong., Oct. 23, 1962, 76 Stat. 1145
AN ACT To authorize appropriations for the fiscal years 1964 and 1965 for the

construction of certain highways in accordance with title 23 of the United
States Code, 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. 3. That in order to provide for completion of the Rama Road in the Re public of Nicaragua, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated to the Department of State, in addition to the sums heretofore authorized, the sum of $850,000, to be available until expended, for discharging the United States obligation under the applicable agreement with the Government of Nicaragua : Provided, That the survey and construction work shall be under the general supervision of the Secretary of Commerce: Provided further, That funds provided pursuant to this authorization shall not be available for expenditure except under the conditions set forth in section 213 of title 23, United States Code, with respect to the authorization contained in that section: And provided further, That the funds authorized in this section shall be available for contract immediately upon the passage of this Act. Inter-American Highway

SEC. 4. For the purpose of completing the construction of the Inter-American Highway, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated the additional sum of $32,000,000 to be expended in accordance with the provisions of section 212 of title 23 of the United States Code : Provided, That no part of such sum shall be obligated in any country until that country demonstrates, to the satisfaction of the Secretary, that it is capable of and willing to meet its commitment for maintenance under the agreements entered into pursuant to the provisions of section 212(a) (5) of title 23, United States Code. Not to exceed $12,000,000 of the funds authorized herein shall be available for contract immediately upon enactment of this Act and compliance with such commitment, except that such contract authority shall be reduced by such amounts as are appropriated for construction of the Inter-American Highway by the Eighty-seventh Congress, second session.

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Alaska Highway Study

SEC. 13. (a) The Secretary of Commerce, in cooperation with the State of Alaska, is hereby authorized to make engineering studies and estimates and planning surveys relative to a highway construction program for the State of Alaska, and, in accordance with treaties or other agreements to be negotiated with Canada by the Secretary of State in consultation with the Secretary of Commerce, engineering studies, estimates, and planning surveys relative to connecting Alaskan roads with Canadian roads at the International boundary.

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(b) On or before May 15, 1964, the Secretary of Commerce shall submit a report to the Congress which shall include

(1) an analysis of the adequacy of the Federal-aid highway program to provide for a satisfactory program in both the populated and the undeveloped areas in Alaska ;

(2) specific recommendations as to the construction of roads through undeveloped areas of Alaska and connection of such roads with Canadian roads at the International boundary; and

(3) a feasible program for implementing such specific recommendations, including cost estimates, recommendations as to the sharing of cost respon

sibilities, and other pertinent matters. (c) From time to time, either before or after submission of the report provided for in subsection (b) of this section, the Secretary of Commerce may submit recommendations to the Congress with respect to the construction of particular highways to carry out the purposes of this section.

(d) Nothing in this section shall be construed as creating any obligation in the Congress, express or implied, to carry out the recommendations referred to in subsections (b) and (c).

(e) There is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not oth rise appropriated, to be available until expended, the sum of $800,000 for the purpose of making the studies, surveys, and report authorized by subsections (a) and (b) hereof.

FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAY ACT OF 1964

Public Law 88_423, 88th Cong., Aug. 13, 1964, 78 Stat. 397 AN ACT To authorize appropriations for the fiscal years 1966 and 1967 for the

construction of certain highways in accordance with title 23 of the United States Code, and for other purposes.

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

SECTION 1. This Act may be cited as the “Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1964".

SEC. 2. For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of title 23 of the United States Code the following sums are hereby authorized to be appropriated :

(1) For the Federal-aid primary system and the Federal-aid secondary system and for their extension within urban areas, out of the Highway Trust Fund, $1,000,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1966, and $1,000,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 3, 1967. The sums authorized in this paragraph 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; and

(C) 25 per centum for projects on extensions of the Federal-aid primary and Federal-aid secondary highway systems in urban areas. (2) For forest highways, $33,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1966, and $33,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1967.

(3) For forest development roads and trails, $123,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1966, of which not to exceed $38,000,000 shall be used solely for the construction, repair, and reconstruction of forest development roads and trails in the States of California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, and Idaho, necessary because of the floods and high waters in such States during December 1964, and January and February 1965, and $85,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1967.1

(4) For public lands development roads and trails, $2,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1966, and $2,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1967.

(5) For park roads and trails, $23,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1966, and $23,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1967.

(6) For parkways, $11,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1966, and $11,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1967.

(7) For Indian reservation roads and bridges, $18,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1966, and $18,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1967.

(8) For public lands highways, $7,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1966, and $7,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1967.

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1 Amended by sec. 3(c) of Public Law 89–41, June 17, 1965 (79 Stat. 132).

FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAY ACT OF 1956,

AMENDMENT

Public Law 89–139, 89th Cong., Aug. 28, 1965, 79 Stat. 578

JOINT RESOLUTION To amend the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956 to in

crease the amount authorized for the Interstate System for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1967, to authorize the apportionment of such amount, and for other purposes.

SEC. 2. The Secretary of Commerce is authorized to make the apportionment for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1967, of the sum authorized to be appropriated for such year for expenditures on the National System of Interstate and Defense Highways, using the apportionment factors contained in table 5 of House Document Numbered 42, Eighty-ninth Congress, but the Congress reserves the right to disapprove the cost estimate for completion of such National System submitted by the Secretary on January 11, 1965, and contained in such document.

Sec. 3. It is the sense of Congress that the Secreary of Commerce acting under authority of existing law and through the Bureau of Public Roads, shall report to Congress in January 1968, and in January of every second year thereafter, his estimates of the future highway needs of the Nation.

HIGHWAY BEAUTIFICATION ACT OF 1965

Public Law 89–285, 89th Cong., Oct. 22, 1965, 79 Stat. 1028

AN ACT To provide for scenic development and road beautification of the Federal

aid highway systems.

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Sec. 302. In order to provide the basis for evaluating the continuing programs authorized by this Act, and to furnish the Congress with the information necessary for authorization of appropriations for fiscal years beginning after June 30, 1967, the Secretary, in cooperation with the State highway departments, shall make a detailed estimate of the cost of carrying out the provisions of this Act, and a comprehensive study of the economic impact of such programs on affected individuals and commercial and industrial enterprises, the effectiveness of such programs and the public and private benefits realized thereby, and alternate or improved methods of accomplishing the objectives of this Act. The Secretary shall submit such detailed estimate and a report concerning such comprehensive study to the Congress not later than January 10, 1967.

SEC. 303. (a) Before the promulgation of standards, criteria, and rules and regulations, necessary to carry out sections 131 and 136 of title 23 of the United States Code, the Secretary of Commerce shall hold public hearings in each State for the purpose of gathering all relevant information on which to base such standards, criteria, and rules and regulations.

(6) The Secretary of Commerce shall report to Congress, not later than January 10, 1967, all standards, criteria, and rules and regulations to be applied in carrying out sections 131 and 136 of title 23 of the United States Code.

Sec. 304. There is authorized to be appropriated the sum of $500,000 to enable the Secretary of Commerce to carry out his functions under section 135 of title 23 of the United States Code relating to highway safety programs.

SEC. 305. Nothing in this Act or the amendments made by this Act shall be construed to authorize the use of eminent domain to acquire any dwelling (including related buildings).

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