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[H.R. 3512 Enrolled Bill (ENR)]


        H.R.3512

                       One Hundred Ninth Congress

                                 of the

                        United States of America


                          AT THE FIRST SESSION

          Begun and held at the City of Washington on Tuesday,
            the fourth day of January, two thousand and five


                                 An Act


 
To provide an extension of administrative expenses for highway, highway 
safety, motor carrier safety, transit, and other programs funded out of 
  the Highway Trust Fund pending enactment of a law reauthorizing the 
             Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Surface Transportation Extension Act 
of 2005, Part VI''.

SEC. 2. ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES FOR FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAY PROGRAM.

    (a) Authorization of Contract Authority.--Section 4(a) of the 
Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2004, Part V (118 Stat. 1147, 
119 Stat. 325) is amended by striking ``$292,179,920'' and inserting 
``$309,260,880''.
    (b) Limitation on Obligations.--Of the obligation limitation made 
available for Federal-aid highways and highway safety construction 
programs for fiscal year 2005 by division H of Public Law 108-447 (118 
Stat. 3204) not more than $17,080,960 shall be available, in addition 
to any obligation limitation previously provided, for administrative 
expenses of the Federal Highway Administration for the period of July 
30, 2005, through August 14, 2005.
    (b) Conforming Amendment.--Section 2(e)(3) of such Act (118 Stat. 
1146, 119 Stat. 325) is amended by striking ``July 30'' and inserting 
``August 14''.

SEC. 3. ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES FOR NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY 
              ADMINISTRATION.

    (a) In General.--There shall be available from the Highway Trust 
Fund (other than the Mass Transit Account) for the Secretary of 
Transportation to pay the administrative expenses of the National 
Highway Traffic Administration in carrying out the highway safety 
programs authorized by sections 157 and 163 of chapter 1 of title 23, 
United States Code, and sections 402, 403, 405, and 410 of chapter 4 of 
such title, the National Driver Register under chapter 303 of title 49, 
United States Code, the motor vehicle safety program under chapter 301 
of such title 49, and the motor vehicle information and cost savings 
program under part C of subtitle VI of such title 49 $4,125,000 for the 
period of July 30, 2005, through August 14, 2005.
    (b) Contract Authority.--Funds made available by this section shall 
be available for obligation in the same manner as if such funds were 
apportioned under chapter 1 of title 23, United States Code; except 
that such funds shall remain available until expended.

SEC. 4. ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES FOR MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY ADMINISTRATION 
              PROGRAM.

    Section 7(a)(1) of the Surface Transportation Extension Act of 
2004, Part V (118 Stat. 1153; 119 Stat. 330) is amended--
        (1) by striking ``$213,799,290'' and inserting 
    ``$224,383,414''; and
        (2) by striking ``July 30'' and inserting ``August 14''.

SEC. 5. ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES FOR FEDERAL TRANSIT PROGRAMS.

    (a) Authorization of Appropriations.--Section 5338(f)(2) of title 
49, United States Code, is amended--
        (1) in the heading by striking ``july 30'' and inserting 
    ``august 14'';
        (2) in subparagraph (A)(vii)--
            (A) by striking ``$54,350,686'' and inserting 
        ``$57,650,686''; and
            (B) by striking ``July 30'' and inserting ``August 14''; 
        and
        (3) in subparagraph (B)(vii) by striking ``July 30'' and 
    inserting ``August 14''.
    (b) Obligation Ceiling.--Section 3040(7) of the Transportation 
Equity Act for the 21st Century (112 Stat. 394; 118 Stat. 885; 118 
Stat. 1158; 119 Stat. 333) is amended--
        (1) by striking ``$6,398,695,996'' and inserting 
    ``$6,401,995,996''; and
        (2) by striking ``July 30'' and inserting ``August 14''.

SEC. 6. BUREAU OF TRANSPORTATION STATISTICS.

    (a) In General.--Section 5001(a)(4) of the Transportation Equity 
Act for the 21st Century (112 Stat. 420; 118 Stat. 1150; 119 Stat. 327; 
119 Stat. 346; 119 Stat. 379; 119 Stat. 394) is amended by striking 
``$25,730,000 for the period of October 1, 2004, through July 30, 
2005'' and inserting ``$27,000,000 for the period of October 1, 2004, 
through August 14, 2005''.
    (b) Limitation on Obligations.--Of the obligation limitation made 
available for Federal-aid highways and highway safety construction 
programs for fiscal year 2005 by division H of Public Law 108-447 (118 
Stat. 3204) not more than $1,270,000 shall be available, in addition to 
any obligation limitation previously provided, for administrative 
expenses of the Bureau of Transportation Statistics for the period of 
July 30, 2005, through August 14, 2005.

SEC. 7. EXTENSION OF AUTHORIZATION FOR USE OF TRUST FUNDS FOR 
              OBLIGATIONS UNDER TEA-21.

    (a) Highway Trust Fund.--
        (1) In general.--Paragraph (1) of section 9503(c) of the 
    Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended--
            (A) in the matter before subparagraph (A), by striking 
        ``July 31, 2005'' and inserting ``August 15, 2005'',
            (B) by striking ``or'' at the end of subparagraph (O),
            (C) by striking the period at the end of subparagraph (P) 
        and inserting ``, or'',
            (D) by inserting after subparagraph (P) the following new 
        subparagraph:
            ``(Q) authorized to be paid out of the Highway Trust Fund 
        under the Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2005, Part 
        VI.'', and
            (E) in the matter after subparagraph (Q), as added by this 
        paragraph, by striking ``Surface Transportation Extension Act 
        of 2005, Part V'' and inserting ``Surface Transportation 
        Extension Act of 2005, Part VI''.
        (2) Mass transit account.--Paragraph (3) of section 9503(e) of 
    such Code is amended--
            (A) in the matter before subparagraph (A), by striking 
        ``July 31, 2005'' and inserting ``August 15, 2005'',
            (B) in subparagraph (M), by striking ``or'' at the end of 
        such subparagraph,
            (C) in subparagraph (N), by inserting ``or'' at the end of 
        such subparagraph,
            (D) by inserting after subparagraph (N) the following new 
        subparagraph:
            ``(O) the Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2005, 
        Part VI,'', and
            (E) in the matter after subparagraph (O), as added by this 
        paragraph, by striking ``Surface Transportation Extension Act 
        of 2005, Part V'' and inserting ``Surface Transportation 
        Extension Act of 2005, Part VI''.
        (3) Exception to limitation on transfers.--Subparagraph (B) of 
    section 9503(b)(6) of such Code is amended by adding at the end the 
    following: ``The preceding sentence shall be applied by 
    substituting `August 15, 2005' for the date therein.''.
    (b) Aquatic Resources Trust Fund.--
        (1) Sport fish restoration account.--Paragraph (2) of section 
    9504(b) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by adding 
    at the end the following: ``Subparagraphs (A), (B), and (C) shall 
    each be applied by substituting `Surface Transportation Extension 
    Act of 2005, Part VI' for `Surface Transportation Extension Act of 
    2005, Part V'.''.
        (2) Boat safety account.--Subsection (c) of section 9504 of 
    such Code is amended--
            (A) by striking ``July 31, 2005'' and inserting ``August 
        15, 2005'', and
            (B) by striking ``Surface Transportation Extension Act of 
        2005, Part V'' and inserting ``Surface Transportation Extension 
        Act of 2005, Part VI''.
        (3) Exception to limitation on transfers.--Paragraph (2) of 
    section 9504(d) of such Code is amended by adding at the end the 
    following new sentence: ``The preceding sentence shall be applied 
    by substituting `August 15, 2005' for the date therein.''.
    (c) Temporary Rule Regarding Adjustments.--During the period 
beginning on the date of the enactment of the Surface Transportation 
Extension Act of 2003 and ending on August 14, 2005, for purposes of 
making any estimate under section 9503(d) of the Internal Revenue Code 
of 1986 of receipts of the Highway Trust Fund, the Secretary of the 
Treasury shall treat--
        (1) each expiring provision of paragraphs (1) through (4) of 
    section 9503(b) of such Code which is related to appropriations or 
    transfers to such Fund to have been extended through the end of the 
    24-month period referred to in section 9503(d)(1)(B) of such Code, 
    and
        (2) with respect to each tax imposed under the sections 
    referred to in section 9503(b)(1) of such Code, the rate of such 
    tax during the 24-month period referred to in section 9503(d)(1)(B) 
    of such Code to be the same as the rate of such tax as in effect on 
    the date of the enactment of the Surface Transportation Extension 
    Act of 2003.
    (d) Subsequent Repeal of Certain Temporary Provisions.--Each of the 
following provisions of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 are amended 
by striking the last sentence thereof:
        (1) Section 9503(b)(6)(B).
        (2) Section 9504(b)(2).
        (3) Section 9504(d)(2).
    (e) Effective Date.--
        (1) In general.--Except as provided in paragraph (2), the 
    amendments made by this section shall take effect on the date of 
    the enactment of this Act.
        (2) Subsequent repeal.--The amendments made by subsection (d) 
    shall take effect on the date of the enactment of the Safe, 
    Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A 
    Legacy for Users and shall be executed immediately before the 
    amendments made by such Act.

                               Speaker of the House of Representatives.

                            Vice President of the United States and    
                                               President of the Senate.