NOTE: This memo is canceled on November 19, 2012 and superseded by the memo "Surface Transportation Program (STP) Implementation Guidance" 11/19/2012
U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
|Subject:||INFORMATION: Surface Transportation Program (STP) Section 1108(f) of TEA-21, Funding of Minor Collectors Amended by SAFETEA-LU Technical Corrections||Date:||June 25, 2008|
|From:||/s/ Original signed by:
Dwight A. Horne
Director of Program Administration
Section 113(a) of the SAFETEA-LU Technical Corrections Act of 2008 (Public Law 110-244), which was enacted on June 6, amended Section 1108(f) of TEA-21 by extending this provision through FY 2009. This special rule permits obligation on minor collectors of up to 15 percent of a State's sub-allocation of STP funds for areas of less than 5,000 population.
This provision had not been continued by SAFETEA-LU when it was enacted in August 2005. Therefore, our previous guidance on the STP under SAFETEA-LU, issued with our November 30, 2005, memorandum, provided information on the termination of this provision. This memorandum replaces the guidance on this TEA-21 Section 1108(f) special rule that was included in the November 30, 2005, memorandum. All other STP guidance in that memorandum remains applicable.
This special rule now applies to the sub-allocation of STP funds for areas of less than 5,000 population through FY 2009. Before approving obligations of these STP sub-allocated funds on minor collectors, the Division should verify the availability of the funds, including consideration of the 15 percent limit for the fiscal year. Divisions should refer to Supplementary Table 8 and/or consult with the Fiscal Management Information System (FMIS) team in the Office of Financial Management.
If there are any questions, please contact Larry Beidel at (202) 366-4653 or Vince Barone at (202) 366-4652.