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Border/Corridor FY 2000 Appropriations

[Congressional Record: November 17, 1999 (House)]

[Page H12229-H12279]

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CONFERENCE REPORT ON H.R. 3194, CONSOLIDATED APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2000

Mr. YOUNG of Florida submitted the following conference report and statement on the bill (H.R. 3194) making consolidated appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2000, and for other purposes:

Conference Report (H. Rept. 106-479)

The committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the amendment of the Senate to the bill (H.R. 3194) ``making appropriations for the government of the District of Columbia and other activities chargeable in whole or in part against revenues of said District for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2000, and for other purposes'', having met, after full and free conference, have agreed to recommend and do recommend to their respective Houses as follows: That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate, and agree to the same with an amendment, as follows:

In lieu of the matter stricken and inserted by said amendment, insert:

That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the serveral departments, agencies, corporations, and other organizational units of the Government for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2000, and for other purposes, namely:

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DIVISION B

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{ Sec 1001(a)(5) } [from guide to conf rpt]

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The conference agreement would enact the provisions of H.R. 3425 as introduced on November 17, 1999. The text of that bill follows:

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 fiscal year ending September 30, 2000, and for other purposes, namely:

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TITLE II--OTHER APPROPRIATIONS MATTERS

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[H.R. 3194, Div B, {Sec 1001(a)(5)}, Title II, Sec 225] [Signed 11/29/99 P.L. 106-113]

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[bill] Sec. 225. In addition to amounts otherwise made available in Public Law 106-69 (Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2000) to carry out 49 United States Code, 5309(m)(1)(C), $1,750,000 is made available from the Mass Transit Account of the Highway Trust Fund for Twin Cities, Minnesota metropolitan buses and bus facilities; $750,000 is made available from the Mass Transit Account of the Highway Trust Fund for Santa Clarita, California bus maintenance facility; $1,000,000 is made available from the Mass Transit Account of the Highway Trust Fund for a Lincoln, Nebraska bus maintenance facility; and $2,500,000 is made available from the Mass Transit Account of the Highway Trust Fund for Anchorage, Alaska 2001 Special Olympics Winter Games buses and bus facilities: Provided, That notwithstanding any other provision of law, $2,000,000 of the funds available in fiscal year 2000 under section 1101(a)(9) of Public Law 105-178, as amended, for the National corridor

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planning and development and coordinated border infrastructure programs shall be made available for the planning and design of a highway corridor between Dothan, Alabama and Panama City, Florida: Provided further, That under ``Capital Investment Grants'' in Public Law 106-69, item number 66 shall be amended by striking ``Colorado Association of Transit Agencies'' and inserting ``Colorado buses and bus facilities'', item number 107 shall be amended by striking ``Kansas Public Transit Association buses and bus facilities'' and inserting ``Kansas buses and bus facilities'', the figure in item number 92 shall be amended to read ``3,340,000'', item number 251 shall be amended by inserting after ``buses'' the following: ``and bus facilities'', and there shall be inserted after item number 279 under ``Capital Investment Grants'' the following:

``280. Iowa............. Mason City, bus facility. 160,000'':

Provided further, That Public Law 105-277, 112 Stat. 2681- 458, item number 243 shall be amended by inserting after the word ``buses'' the following: ``and bus facilities''.

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[conf] Sec. 225. The conference agreement includes a provision that provides in addition to amounts otherwise made available in Public Law 106-69 $1,750,000 for metropolitan buses and bus facilities for Twin Cities, Minnesota; $750,000 for Santa Clarita, California bus maintenance facility; $1,000,000 for Lincoln, Nebraska bus maintenance facility; and $2,500,000 for Anchorage Alaska 2001 Special Olympics Winter Games buses and bus facilities. The provision also stipulates that of the funds made available for the national corridor planning and development and coordinated border infrastructure programs $2,000,000 shall be available for the planning and design of a highway corridor between Dothan, Alabama and Panama City, Florida. The provision also makes a number of technical corrections to previously appropriated bus and bus facilities project designations in Public Laws 106-69 and 105-277.

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