H.R.3022 - Protecting Transit Through Increased Flexibility Act of 2011

To amend title 49, United States Code, to allow urbanized area formula grants for public transportation projects to be used for operating costs in urbanized areas with a population of at least 200,000, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

All Bill Titles

  • Official: To amend title 49, United States Code, to allow urbanized area formula grants for public transportation projects to be used for operating costs in urbanized areas with a population of at least 200,000, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Protecting Transit Through Increased Flexibility Act of 2011 as introduced.

This Bill currently has no wiki content. If you would like to create a wiki entry for this bill, please Login, and then select the wiki tab to create it.

Bill’s Views

  • Today: 2
  • Past Seven Days: 3
  • All-Time: 982
 
Introduced
 
House
Passes
 
Senate
Passes
 
President
Signs
 

 
09/22/11
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Official Summary

Protecting Transit Through Increased Flexibility Act of 2011 - Authorizes the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) to make urbanized area formula grants for the operating costs of equipment and facilities for use in public transportation in an urbanized area with a population of at least 200,0

Official Summary

Protecting Transit Through Increased Flexibility Act of 2011 - Authorizes the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) to make urbanized area formula grants for the operating costs of equipment and facilities for use in public transportation in an urbanized area with a population of at least 200,000, if:
(1) the term of the grant does not exceed one year; and
(2) such grant funds are derived from formula grants requested by the grantee and approved by the Secretary for capital projects, planning, or transit enhancements. Repeals current requirements that:
(1) the area population not exceed 225,000,
(2) the urbanized area include parts of more than one state;
(3) the portion of the urbanized area receiving grant funds include only one state;
(3) the population of the portion of the urbanized area receiving such funds be less than 30,000; and
(4) the grant will not be used to provide public transportation outside of the portion of the urbanized area receiving the funds. Requires grant applications to:
(1) document reduced tax revenue or appropriations of funds available to the recipient over the previous year, as well as increased fuel costs or any other factor affecting the operating costs in the recipient's budget; and
(2) certify that the amount requested does not exceed such reductions in tax revenues and appropriations.

...Read the Rest




Vote on This Bill

100% Users Support Bill

1 in favor / 0 opposed
 

Send Your Rep a Letter

about this bill Support Oppose Tracking
Track with MyOC