Description: TO AGREE TO THE CONFERENCE REPORT ON S. 3934, A BILL TO AUTHORIZE APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF CERTAIN HIGHWAYS.
Bill summary: Federal-Aid Highway Amendments - Authorizes appropriations for: (1) parkways; (2) Indian reservation roads and bridges; (3) the rural highway public transportation demonstration program; and (4) a railroad-highway crossing demonstration project in Lafayette, Indiana.
Sets limitations on the granting of Federal financial assistance for charter buses.
Declares the national policy that elderly and handicapped persons have the same right as other persons to utilize mass transportation facilities.
Provides for the implementation of such policy.
Requires States to certify that State law respecting maximum vehicle size and weight on Federal-aid systems in such State is being enforced.
Sets limitations on Alaska ferry operations.
Provides for the control of outdoor advertising and junkyards, authorizing appropriations for such control measures.
Authorizes appropriations for: (1) landscaping and scenic enhancement; and (2) the special bridge replacement program.
Directs the Secretary of Transportation to not approve specified projects in any State which has a maximum speed limit in excess of 55 miles per hour.
Authorizes appropriations for access highways to public recreation areas on Federal lakes.
Empowers the Secretary, with regard to the Northeast corridor demonstration rail crossings, to permit selected public crossings of unusually low-potential hazard to remain at ground level.
Authorizes projects to reconstruct or replace the Overseas Highway to Key West, Florida.
Establishes a bikeway demonstration program.
Provides for the termination of Federal highway construction contracts upon application by the contractor.
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Bill titles: An original bill to authorize appropriations for the construction of certain highways in accordance with title 23 of the United States Code, and for other purposes.
Original source documents: Digest of the Congressional Record vol. 120-178, p. H12276;
Links for more info on the vote: congress.gov