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NOTICE

APPORTIONMENT OF FUNDS WITHHELD FROM
ALABAMA UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF
23 U.S.C. 159

N 4510.310
April 21, 1994

  1. PURPOSE.

    1. To transmit the certificate of apportionment for Alabama of funds authorized for FY 1994 which were withheld pursuant to the provisions of 23 U.S.C. 159.

    2. To allocate FY 1994 obligation authority to support the apportioned funds.

  2. BACKGROUND. Alabama was found in noncompliance with the requirements relating to revocation or suspension of drivers' licenses of individuals convicted of drug offenses pursuant to the provisions of 23 U.S.C. 159. Five percent of Alabama's Interstate Construction, Interstate Maintenance, National Highway System, and Surface Transportation Program funds were withheld from apportionment by FHWA Notices N 4510.294, N 4510.295, N 4510.297, and N 4510.299, respectively. A proportional amount of FY 1994 obligation authority was withheld by FHWA Notice N 4520.127. On January 3, 1994, the State of Alabama submitted to FHWA evidence of compliance. In accordance with 23 U.S.C. 159, the withheld funds are being apportioned to Alabama, effective immediately.

  3. AVAILABILITY

    1. Funds withheld pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 159 which are subsequently apportioned are available for expenditure when apportioned and remain available for expenditure pursuant to the availability provisions of 23 U.S.C. 159.

    2. The funds resulting from this apportionment are subject to lapse if not obligated for projects bySeptember 30, 1997.

    3. The apportioned funds are subject to obligation controls in force at the time of obligation.

  4. OBLIGATION LIMITATION. The 91.1 percent of FY 1994 obligation authority distributed to support obligation of these funds is shown on the attachment.

  5. ACTION. The Division Administrator for the State of Alabama should ensure that copies of this Notice are furnished to the State highway agency.

/s/
Rodney E. Slater
Federal Highway Administrator

Attachment

CERTIFICATE OF APPORTIONMENT FROM THE SUMS OF $1,800,000,000
AUTHORIZED TO BE APPROPRIATED FOR THE INTERSTATE CONSTRUCTION
PROGRAM AND $2,914,000,000 AUTHORIZED TO BE APPROPRIATED FOR THE
INTERSTATE MAINTENANCE PROGRAM AND $3,599,000,000 AUTHORIZED TO
BE APPROPRIATED FOR THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY SYSTEM AND
$4,096,000,000 AUTHORIZED TO BE APPROPRIATED FOR THE SURFACE
TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING
SEPTEMBER 30, 1994

TO--

The Secretary of the Treasury of the United States and the State Highway Departments:

Pursuant to section 9503 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991, title 23, United States Code, and the delegation of authority from the Secretary of Transportation to the Federal Highway Administrator in section 1.48, title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, I certify--

First, that under the provisions of section 159 of title 23, United States Code, relating to the revocation or suspension of drivers' licenses of individuals convicted of drug offenses, I did, on October 1 and October 27, 1993, withhold from the State of Alabama, five (5) percentum of the amounts required to be apportioned to such State for Interstate Contruction Interstate Maintenance, National Highway System, and the Surface Transportation Program, for the fiscal year 1994, pending the enactment of a complying law relating to revocation or suspensionof drivers' licenses of individuals convicted of drug offenses.

Second, that the State of Alabama, effective September 30, 1993, enacted a complying law and the withheld apportionments are required to be made pursuant to the provisions of section 159 of title 23, United States Code.

Third, that the sums which are hereby apportioned and made available to Alabama effective immediately, are as follows:

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION

APPORTIONMENT OF FUNDS
WITHHELD FROM ALABAMA
PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF
23 U.S.C. 159

FUNDS   AMOUNT
APPORTIONED
PER THIS NOTICE
 
INTERSTATE CONSTRUCTION   451,230
INTERSTATE MAINTENANCE   2,629,931
NATIONAL HIGHWAY SYSTEM   3,206,939
SURFACE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM   4,356,926
 
TOTAL   10,645,026
 
FY 1994 OBLIGATION LIMITATION   9,697,618

APPROVED EFFECTIVE

/s/
Rodney E. Slater
Federal Highway Administrator

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