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§ 5338.
Authorizations
(a)
Grants.—
(1)
In general.—
There shall be available from the Mass Transit Account of the Highway Trust Fund to carry out sections 5305, 5307, 5310, 5311, 5312, 5314, 5318, 5335, 5337, 5339, and 5340, section 20005(b) of the Federal Public Transportation Act of 2012, and sections 1
1 So in original. Probably should be “section”.
3006(b) of the Federal Public Transportation Act of 2015—
(A) $9,347,604,639 for fiscal year 2016;
(B) $9,534,706,043 for fiscal year 2017;
(C) $9,733,353,407 for fiscal year 2018;
(D) $9,939,380,030 for fiscal year 2019; and
(E) $10,150,348,462 for fiscal year 2020.
(2)
Allocation of funds.—
Of the amounts made available under paragraph (1)—
(A) $130,732,000 for fiscal year 2016, $133,398,933 for fiscal year 2017, $136,200,310 for fiscal year 2018, $139,087,757 for fiscal year 2019, and $142,036,417 for fiscal year 2020, shall be available to carry out section 5305;
(B) $10,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 shall be available to carry out section 20005(b) of the Federal Public Transportation Act of 2012;
(C) $4,538,905,700 for fiscal year 2016, $4,629,683,814 for fiscal year 2017, $4,726,907,174 for fiscal year 2018, $4,827,117,606 for fiscal year 2019, and $4,929,452,499 for fiscal year 2020 shall be allocated in accordance with section 5336 to provide financial assistance for urbanized areas under section 5307;
(D) $262,949,400 for fiscal year 2016, $268,208,388 for fiscal year 2017, $273,840,764 for fiscal year 2018, $279,646,188 for fiscal year 2019, and $285,574,688 for fiscal year 2020 shall be available to provide financial assistance for services for the enhanced mobility of seniors and individuals with disabilities under section 5310;
(E) $2,000,000 for fiscal year 2016, $3,000,000 for fiscal year 2017, $3,250,000 for fiscal year 2018, $3,500,000 for fiscal year 2019 and $3,500,000 for fiscal year 2020 shall be available for the pilot program for innovative coordinated access and mobility under section 3006(b) of the Federal Public Transportation Act of 2015;
(F)
$619,956,000 for fiscal year 2016, $632,355,120 for fiscal year 2017, $645,634,578 for fiscal year 2018, $659,322,031 for fiscal year 2019, and $673,299,658 for fiscal year 2020 shall be available to provide financial assistance for rural areas under section 5311, of which not less than—
(i) $35,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 shall be available to carry out section 5311(c)(1); and
(ii) $20,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 shall be available to carry out section 5311(c)(2);
(G)
$28,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 shall be available to carry out section 5312, of which—
(i) $3,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 shall be available to carry out section 5312(h); and
(ii) $5,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 shall be available to carry out section 5312(i);
(H) $9,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 shall be available to carry out section 5314; of which $5,000,000 shall be available for the national transit institute under section 5314(c);
(I) $3,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 shall be available for bus testing under section 5318;
(J) $4,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 shall be available to carry out section 5335;
(K) $2,507,000,000 for fiscal year 2016, $2,549,670,000 for fiscal year 2017, $2,593,703,558 for fiscal year 2018, $2,638,366,859 for fiscal year 2019, and $2,683,798,369 for fiscal year 2020 shall be available to carry out section 5337;
(L) $427,800,000 for fiscal year 2016, $436,356,000 for fiscal year 2017, $445,519,476 for fiscal year 2018, $454,964,489 for fiscal year 2019, and $464,609,736 for fiscal year 2020 shall be available for the bus and buses facilities program under section 5339(a);
(M) $268,000,000 for fiscal year 2016, $283,600,000 for fiscal year 2017, $301,514,000 for fiscal year 2018, $322,059,980 for fiscal year 2019, and $344,044,179 for fiscal year 2020 shall be available for buses and bus facilities competitive grants under section 5339(b) and no or low emission grants under section 5339(c), of which $55,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 shall be available to carry out section 5339(c); and
(N)
$536,261,539 for fiscal year 2016, $544,433,788 for fiscal year 2017, $552,783,547 for fiscal year 2018, $561,315,120 for fiscal year 2019 and $570,032,917 for fiscal year 2020, to carry out section 5340 to provide financial assistance for urbanized areas under section 5307 and rural areas under section 5311, of which—
(i) $272,297,083 for fiscal year 2016, $279,129,510 for fiscal year 2017, $286,132,747 for fiscal year 2018, $293,311,066 for fiscal year 2019, $300,668,843 for fiscal year 2020 shall be for growing States under section 5340(c); and
(ii) $263,964,457 for fiscal year 2016, $265,304,279 for fiscal year 2017, $266,650,800 for fiscal year 2018, $268,004,054 for fiscal year 2019, $269,364,074 for fiscal year 2020 shall be for high density States under section 5340(d).
(b)
Research, Development, Demonstration, and Deployment Program.—
There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out section 5312, other than subsections (h) and (i) of that section, $20,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2016 through 2020.
(c)
Technical Assistance and Training.—
There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out section 5314, $5,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2016 through 2020.
(d)
Capital Investment Grants.—
There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out section 5309 of this title and section 3005(b) of the Federal Public Transportation Act of 2015, $2,301,785,760 for each of fiscal years 2016 through 2020.
(e)
Administration.—
(1)
In general.—
There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out section 5334, $115,016,543 for each of fiscal years 2016 through 2020.
(2)
Section 5329.—
Of the amounts authorized to be appropriated under paragraph (1), not less than $5,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 shall be available to carry out section 5329.
(3)
Section 5326.—
Of the amounts made available under paragraph (2), not less than $2,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2016 through 2020 shall be available to carry out section 5326.
(f)
Oversight.—
(1)
In general.—
Of the amounts made available to carry out this chapter for a fiscal year, the Secretary may use not more than the following amounts for the activities described in paragraph (2):
(A) 0.5 percent of amounts made available to carry out section 5305.
(B) 0.75 percent of amounts made available to carry out section 5307.
(C) 1 percent of amounts made available to carry out section 5309.
(D) 1 percent of amounts made available to carry out section 601 of the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008 (Public Law 110–432; 126 Stat. 4968).
(E) 0.5 percent of amounts made available to carry out section 5310.
(F) 0.5 percent of amounts made available to carry out section 5311.
(G) 1 percent of amounts made available to carry out section 5337, of which not less than 0.25 percent of amounts made available for this subparagraph shall be available to carry out section 5329.
(H) 0.75 percent of amounts made available to carry out section 5339.
(2)
Activities.—
The activities described in this paragraph are as follows:
(A) Activities to oversee the construction of a major capital project.
(B) Activities to review and audit the safety and security, procurement, management, and financial compliance of a recipient or subrecipient of funds under this chapter.
(C) Activities to provide technical assistance generally, and to provide technical assistance to correct deficiencies identified in compliance reviews and audits carried out under this section.
(3)
Government share of costs.—
The Government shall pay the entire cost of carrying out a contract under this subsection.
(4)
Availability of certain funds.—
Funds made available under paragraph (1)(C) shall be made available to the Secretary before allocating the funds appropriated to carry out any project under a full funding grant agreement.
(g)
Grants as Contractual Obligations.—
(1)
Grants financed from highway trust fund.—
A grant or contract that is approved by the Secretary and financed with amounts made available from the Mass Transit Account of the Highway Trust Fund pursuant to this section is a contractual obligation of the Government to pay the Government share of the cost of the project.
(2)
Grants financed from general fund.—
A grant or contract that is approved by the Secretary and financed with amounts appropriated in advance from the General Fund of the Treasury pursuant to this section is a contractual obligation of the Government to pay the Government share of the cost of the project only to the extent that amounts are appropriated for such purpose by an Act of Congress.
(h)
Availability of Amounts.—
Amounts made available by or appropriated under this section shall remain available until expended.
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