[United States Statutes at Large, Volume 124, 111th Congress, 2nd Session]
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Public Law 111-322
111th Congress

An Act


 
Making appropriations for military construction, the Department of
Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending
September 30, 2010, and for other purposes. <>

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

TITLE I--CONTINUING APPROPRIATIONS AMENDMENTS

Section 1. (a) The Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011 (Public Law
111-242) is further amended by--
(1) striking the date specified in section 106(3) and
inserting ``March 4, 2011''; and
(2) adding the following:

``Sec. 147. (a) <>  For the
purposes of this section--
``(1) the term `employee'--
``(A) means an employee as defined in section 2105
of title 5, United States Code; and
``(B) includes an individual to whom subsection (b),
(c), or (f) of such section 2105 pertains (whether or
not such individual satisfies subparagraph (A));
``(2) the term `senior executive' means--
``(A) a member of the Senior Executive Service under
subchapter VIII of chapter 53 of title 5, United States
Code;
``(B) a member of the FBI-DEA Senior Executive
Service under subchapter III of chapter 31 of title 5,
United States Code;
``(C) a member of the Senior Foreign Service under
chapter 4 of title I of the Foreign Service Act of 1980
(22 U.S.C. 3961 and following); and
``(D) a member of any similar senior executive
service in an Executive agency;
``(3) the term `senior-level employee' means an employee who
holds a position in an Executive agency and who is covered by
section 5376 of title 5, United States Code, or any similar
authority; and
``(4) the term `Executive agency' has the meaning given such
term by section 105 of title 5, United States Code.

``(b)(1) <>  Notwithstanding any other provision
of law, except as provided in subsection (e), no statutory pay
adjustment which (but for this subsection) would otherwise take effect
during the period beginning on January 1, 2011, and ending on December
31, 2012, shall be made.

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``(2) For purposes of this subsection, the term `statutory pay
adjustment' means--
``(A) an adjustment required under section 5303, 5304,
5304a, 5318, or 5343(a) of title 5, United States Code; and
``(B) any similar adjustment, required by statute, with
respect to employees in an Executive agency.

``(c) <>  Notwithstanding any other provision of
law, except as provided in subsection (e), during the period beginning
on January 1, 2011, and ending on December 31, 2012, no senior executive
or senior-level employee may receive an increase in his or her rate of
basic pay absent a change of position that results in a substantial
increase in responsibility, or a promotion.

``(d) <>  The President may issue guidance
that Executive agencies shall apply in the implementation of this
section.

``(e) <>  The Non-Foreign Area
Retirement Equity Assurance Act of 2009 (5 U.S.C. 5304 note) shall be
applied using the appropriate locality-based comparability payments
established by the President as the applicable comparability payments in
section 1914(2) and (3) of such Act.

``Sec. 148.  Notwithstanding section 101, the level for `Department
of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration,
Salaries and Expenses' shall be $40,649,000.
``Sec. 149.  The <>  following authorities shall
continue in effect through the earlier of the date specified in section
106(3) of this Act or the date of enactment of the National Defense
Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011:
``(1) Section 1021 of the Ronald W. Reagan National Defense
Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2005 (Public Law 108-375; 118
Stat. 2042), as amended by section 1011 of the National Defense
Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010 (Public Law 111-84; 123
Stat. 2441);
``(2) Section 1022 of the National Defense Authorization Act
for Fiscal Year 2004 (Public Law 108-136; 10 U.S.C. 371 note),
as amended by section 1012 of the National Defense Authorization
Act for Fiscal Year 2010 (Public Law 111-84; 123 Stat. 2441);
``(3) Section 1033 of the National Defense Authorization Act
for Fiscal Year 1998 (Public Law 105-85), as amended by section
1014 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year
2010 (Public Law 111-84; 123 Stat. 2442);
``(4) Sections 611, 612, 613, 614, 615, 616, 1106, 1222(e),
1224 and 1234 of the National Defense Authorization Act for
Fiscal Year 2010 (Public Law 111-84);
``(5) Section 631 of the National Defense Authorization Act
for Fiscal Year 2008 (Public Law 110-181); and
``(6) Section 931 of the National Defense Authorization Act
for Fiscal Year 2007 (Public Law 109-364).

``Sec. 150.  Subject to the availability of appropriations, the
Secretary of the Navy may award a contract or contracts for up to 20
Littoral Combat Ships (LCS).
``Sec. 151.  Section 8905a(d)(4)(B) of title 5, United States Code,
is amended--
``(1) in clause (i), by striking `October 1, 2010' and
inserting `December 31, 2011'; and
``(2) in clause (ii)--
``(A) by striking `February 1, 2011' and inserting
`February 1, 2012'; and

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``(B) by striking `October 1, 2010' and inserting
`December 31, 2011'.

``Sec. 152.  Notwithstanding section 101, the level for `Special
Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program, Salaries and
Expenses' shall be $36,300,000.
``Sec. 153.  Public Law 111-240 is amended in section 1114 and
section 1704 <>  by striking `December 31,
2010' and inserting `March 4, 2011' each time it appears and in section
1704 by adding at the end the following:

```(c) For purposes of the loans made under this section, the
maximum guaranteed amount outstanding to the borrower may not exceed
$4,500,000.'
``Sec. 154.  The appropriation to the Securities and Exchange
Commission pursuant to this Act shall be deemed a regular appropriation
for purposes of section 6(b) of the Securities Act of 1933 (15 U.S.C.
77f(b)) and sections 13(e), 14(g), and 31 of the Securities Exchange Act
of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78m(e), 78n(g), and 78ee).
``Sec. 155.  Section 302 of the Universal Service Antideficiency
Temporary Suspension Act <>  is amended by
striking `December 31, 2010' each place it appears and inserting
`December 31, 2011'.

``Sec. 156.  Notwithstanding section 503 of Public Law 111-83,
amounts made available in this Act for the Transportation Security
Administration shall be available for transfer between and within
Transportation Security Administration appropriations to the extent
necessary to avoid furloughs or reduction in force, or to provide
funding necessary for programs and activities required by law: Provided,
That such transfers may not result in the termination of programs,
projects or activities: <>  Provided
further, That the House and Senate Appropriations Committees shall be
notified within 15 days of such transfers.

``Sec. 157.  Up to $21,880,000 from `Coast Guard, Acquisition,
Construction, and Improvements' and `Coast Guard, Alteration of Bridges'
may be transferred to `Coast Guard, Operating Expenses': Provided, That
the Coast Guard may decommission one Medium Endurance Cutter, two High
Endurance Cutters, four HU-25 aircraft, the Maritime Intelligence Fusion
Center, and one Maritime Safety and Security Team, and make staffing
changes at the Coast Guard Investigative Service, as outlined in its
budget justification documents for fiscal year 2011 as submitted to the
Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and House of Representatives.
``Sec. 158.  Notwithstanding section 101, the final proviso under
the heading `Science and Technology, Research, Development, Acquisition,
and Operations' in Public Law 111-83 (related to the National Bio- and
Agro-defense Facility) shall have no effect with respect to all amounts
available under this heading.
``Sec. 159.  Notwithstanding sections 101 and 128, amounts are
provided for `Department of the Interior--Minerals Management Service--
Royalty and Offshore Minerals Management' in the manner authorized in
Public Law 111-88 for fiscal year 2010, except that for fiscal year 2011
the amounts specified in division A of Public Law 111-88 shall be
modified by substituting--
``(1) `$200,110,000' for `$175,217,000';
``(2) `$102,231,000' for `$89,374,000';
``(3) `$154,890,000' for `$156,730,000' each place it
appears; and
``(4) `fiscal year 2011' shall be substituted for `fiscal
year 2010' each place it appears.

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``Sec. 160.  The Secretary of the Interior, in order to implement a
reorganization of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and
Enforcement, may establish accounts, transfer funds among and between
the offices and bureaus affected by the reorganization, and take any
other administrative actions necessary in conformance with the
Appropriations Committee reprogramming procedures described in the joint
explanatory statement of the managers accompanying Public Law 111-88
(House of Representatives Report 111-316).
``Sec. 161.  Notwithstanding section 101, section 423 of Public Law
111-88 (123 Stat. 2961), concerning the distribution of geothermal
energy receipts, shall have no force or effect and the provisions of
section 3003(a) of Public Law 111-212 (124 Stat. 2338) shall apply for
fiscal year 2011.
``Sec. 162.  Notwithstanding section 109, of the funds made
available by section 101 for payments under subsections (b) and (d) of
section 2602 of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Act of 1981, the
Department of Health and Human Services shall obligate the same amount
during the period covered by this continuing resolution as was obligated
for such purpose during the comparable period during fiscal year 2010.
``Sec. 163. (a) <>  A `highly qualified
teacher' includes a teacher who meets the requirements in 34 CFR
200.56(a)(2)(ii), as published in the Federal Register on December 2,
2002.

``(b) <>  This provision is effective on the
date of enactment of this provision through the end of the 2012-2013
academic year.

``Sec. 164. (a) <>  Notwithstanding section 101, the
level for `Department of Education, Student Financial Assistance' to
carry out subpart 1 of part A of title IV of the Higher Education Act of
1965 shall be $23,162,000,000.

``(b) <>  The maximum Pell Grant for which
a student shall be eligible during award year 2011-2012 shall be $4,860.

``Sec. 165. (a) Notwithstanding section 1018(d) of the Legislative
Branch Appropriations Act, 2003 (2 U.S.C. 1907(d)), the use of any funds
appropriated to the United States Capitol Police during fiscal year 2003
for transfer relating to the Truck Interdiction Monitoring Program to
the working capital fund established under section 328 of title 49,
United States Code, is ratified.
``(b) Nothing in subsection (a) may be construed to waive sections
1341, 1342, 1349, 1350, or 1351 of title 31, United States Code, or
subchapter II of chapter 15 of such title (commonly known as the `Anti-
Deficiency Act').
``(c) <>  Notwithstanding section 106 of this
Act, the use of the funds described under subsection (a) of this section
shall apply without fiscal year limitation.

``Sec. 166.  Notwithstanding section 101, amounts are provided for
`Department of Veterans Affairs, Departmental Administration, General
Operating Expenses' at a rate for operations of $2,546,276,000, of which
not less than $2,148,776,000 shall be for the Veterans Benefits
Administration.''.
(b) This section may be cited as the ``Continuing Appropriations
Amendments, 2011''.

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TITLE <>
II--EXTENSION OF CURRENT SURFACE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAMS
SEC. 2001. SHORT TITLE; RECONCILIATION OF FUNDS.

(a) <>  This title may be cited as the
``Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2010, Part II''.

(b) <>  Reconciliation of Funds.--The Secretary
of Transportation shall reduce the amount apportioned or allocated for a
program, project, or activity under this title in fiscal year 2011 by
amounts apportioned or allocated pursuant to the Surface Transportation
Extension Act of 2010 for the period beginning on October 1, 2010, and
ending on December 31, 2010.

Subtitle A--Federal-Aid Highways

SEC. 2101. EXTENSION OF FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAY PROGRAMS.

(a) In General.--Section 411 of the Surface Transportation
Extension Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-147; 124 Stat. 78) is amended--
(1) <>  by striking ``the period
beginning on October 1, 2010, and ending on December 31, 2010''
each place it appears (except in subsection (c)(2)) and
inserting ``the period beginning on October 1, 2010, and ending
on March 4, 2011'';
(2) in subsection (a) by striking ``December 31, 2010'' and
inserting ``March 4, 2011'';
(3) in subsection (b)(2) by striking ``\1/4\'' and inserting
``\155/365\'';
(4) in subsection (c)--
(A) in paragraph (2)--
(i) by striking ``\1/4\'' and inserting
``\155/365\''; and
(ii) by striking ``the period beginning on
October 1, 2010, and ending on December 31,
2010,'' and inserting ``the period beginning on
October 1, 2010, and ending on March 4, 2011'';
(B) in paragraph (4)--
(i) in subparagraph (A)(ii) by striking ``\1/
4\'' and inserting ``\155/365\''; and
(ii) in subparagraph (B)(ii)(II) by striking
``$159,750,000'' and inserting ``$271,356,164'';
and
(C) in paragraph (5) by striking ``\1/4\'' and
inserting ``\155/365\'';
(5) in subsection (d)--
(A) by striking ``\1/4\'' each place it appears and
inserting ``\155/365\''; and
(B) in paragraph (2)(A)--
(i) in the matter preceding clause (i) by
striking ``apportioned under sections 104(b) and
144 of title 23, United States Code,'' and
inserting ``specified in section 105(a)(2) of
title 23, United States Code (except the high
priority projects program),''; and
(ii) in clause (ii) by striking ``apportioned
under such sections of such Code'' and inserting
``specified

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in such section 105(a)(2) (except the high
priority projects program)''; and
(6) in subsection (e)(1)(B) by striking ``\1/4\'' and
inserting ``\155/365\''.

(b) Administrative Expenses.--Section 412(a)(2) of the Surface
Transportation Extension Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-147; 124 Stat. 83)
is amended--
(1) by striking ``$105,606,250'' and inserting
``$179,385,959''; and
(2) <>  by striking ``the period
beginning on October 1, 2010, and ending on December 31, 2010''
and inserting ``the period beginning on October 1, 2010, and
ending on March 4, 2011''.

Subtitle B--Extension of <>  National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration, Federal Motor Carrier Safety
Administration, and Additional Programs
SEC. 2201. EXTENSION OF NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY
ADMINISTRATION HIGHWAY SAFETY PROGRAMS.

(a) Chapter 4 Highway Safety Programs.--Section 2001(a)(1) of
SAFETEA-LU (119 Stat. 1519) is amended by striking ``and $58,750,000 for
the period beginning on October 1, 2010, and ending on December 31,
2010.'' and inserting ``and $99,795,000 for the period beginning on
October 1, 2010, and ending on March 4, 2011.''.
(b) Highway Safety Research and Development.--Section 2001(a)(2) of
SAFETEA-LU (119 Stat. 1519) is amended by striking ``and $27,061,000 for
the period beginning on October 1, 2010, and ending on December 31,
2010.'' and inserting ``and $45,967,000 for the period beginning on
October 1, 2010, and ending on March 4, 2011.''.
(c) Occupant Protection Incentive Grants.--Section 2001(a)(3) of
SAFETEA-LU (119 Stat. 1519) is amended by striking ``and $6,250,000 for
the period beginning on October 1, 2010, and ending on December 31,
2010.'' and inserting ``and $10,616,000 for the period beginning on
October 1, 2010, and ending on March 4, 2011.''.
(d) Safety Belt Performance Grants.--Section 2001(a)(4) of SAFETEA-
LU (119 Stat. 1519) is amended by striking ``and $31,125,000 for the
period beginning on October 1, 2010, and ending on December 31, 2010.''
and inserting ``and $52,870,000 for the period beginning on October 1,
2010, and ending on March 4, 2011.''.
(e) State Traffic Safety Information System Improvements.--Section
2001(a)(5) of SAFETEA-LU (119 Stat. 1519) is amended by striking ``and
$8,625,000 for the period beginning on October 1, 2010, and ending on
December 31, 2010.'' and inserting ``and $14,651,000 for the period
beginning on October 1, 2010, and ending on March 4, 2011.''.
(f) Alcohol-impaired Driving Countermeasures Incentive Grant
Program.--Section 2001(a)(6) of SAFETEA-LU (119 Stat. 1519) is amended
by striking ``and $34,750,000 for the period beginning on October 1,
2010, and ending on December 31, 2010.'' and

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inserting ``and $59,027,000 for the period beginning on October 1, 2010,
and ending on March 4, 2011.''.
(g) National Driver Register.--Section 2001(a)(7) of SAFETEA-LU (119
Stat. 1520) is amended by striking ``and $1,029,000 for the period
beginning on October 1, 2010, and ending on December 31, 2010.'' and
inserting ``and $1,748,000 for the period beginning on October 1, 2010,
and ending on March 4, 2011.''.
(h) High Visibility Enforcement Program.--Section 2001(a)(8) of
SAFETEA-LU (119 Stat. 1520) is amended by striking ``and $7,250,000 for
the period beginning on October 1, 2010, and ending on December 31,
2010.'' and inserting ``and $12,315,000 for the period beginning on
October 1, 2010, and ending on March 4, 2011.''.
(i) Motorcyclist Safety.--Section 2001(a)(9) of SAFETEA-LU (119
Stat. 1520) is amended by striking ``and $1,750,000 for the period
beginning on October 1, 2010, and ending on December 31, 2010.'' and
inserting ``and $2,973,000 for the period beginning on October 1, 2010,
and ending on March 4, 2011.''.
(j) Child Safety and Child Booster Seat Safety Incentive Grants.--
Section 2001(a)(10) of SAFETEA-LU (119 Stat. 1520) is amended by
striking ``and $1,750,000 for the period beginning on October 1, 2010,
and ending on December 31, 2010.'' and inserting ``and $2,973,000 for
the period beginning on October 1, 2010, and ending on March 4, 2011.''.
(k) Administrative Expenses.--Section 2001(a)(11) of SAFETEA-LU (119
Stat. 1520) is amended by striking ``and $6,332,000 for the period
beginning on October 1, 2010, and ending on December 31, 2010.'' and
inserting ``and $10,756,000 for the period beginning on October 1, 2010,
and ending on March 4, 2011.''.
SEC. 2202. EXTENSION OF FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY
ADMINISTRATION PROGRAMS.

(a) Motor Carrier Safety Grants.--Section 31104(a)(7) of title 49,
United States Code, is amended by striking ``$52,679,000 for the period
beginning on October 1, 2010, and ending on December 31, 2010.'' and
inserting ``$88,753,000 for the period beginning October 1, 2010, and
ending on March 4, 2011.''.
(b) Administrative Expenses.--Section 31104(i)(1)(G) of title 49,
United States Code, is amended by striking ``$61,036,000 for the period
beginning on October 1, 2010, and ending on December 31, 2010.'' and
inserting ``$103,678,000 for the period beginning October 1, 2010, and
ending on March 4, 2011.''.
(c) Grant Programs.--Section 4101(c) of SAFETEA-LU (119 Stat. 1715)
is amended--
(1) in paragraph (1)--
(A) by striking ``and'' after ``2009,''; and
(B) by striking ``and $6,301,000 for the period
beginning on October 1, 2010, and ending on December 31,
2010.'' and inserting ``and $10,616,000 for the period
beginning October 1, 2010, and ending on March 4,
2011.'';
(2) in paragraph (2) by striking ``and $8,066,000 for the
period beginning on October 1, 2010, and ending on December 31,
2010.'' and inserting ``and $13,589,000 for the period beginning
October 1, 2010, and ending on March 4, 2011.'';

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(3) in paragraph (3) by striking ``and $1,260,000 for the
period beginning on October 1, 2010, and ending on December 31,
2010.'' and inserting ``and $2,123,000 for the period beginning
October 1, 2010, and ending on March 4, 2011.'';
(4) in paragraph (4) by striking ``and $6,301,000 for the
period beginning on October 1, 2010, and ending on December 31,
2010.'' and inserting ``and $10,616,000 for the period beginning
October 1, 2010, and ending on March 4, 2011.''; and
(5) in paragraph (5) by striking ``and $756,000 for the
period beginning on October 1, 2010, and ending on December 31,
2010.'' and inserting ``and $1,274,000 for the period beginning
October 1, 2010, and ending on March 4, 2011.''.

(d) High-Priority Activities.--Section 31104(k)(2) of title 49,
United States Code, is amended by striking ``2009, $15,000,000 for
fiscal year 2010, and $3,781,000 for the period beginning on October 1,
2010, and ending on December 31, 2010'' and inserting ``2010 and
$6,370,000 for the period beginning October 1, 2010, and ending on March
4, 2011''.
(e) New Entrant Audits.--Section 31144(g)(5)(B) of title 49, United
States Code, is amended by striking ``(and up to $7,310,000 for the
period beginning on October 1, 2010, and ending on December 31, 2010)''
and inserting ``(and up to $12,315,000 for the period beginning October
1, 2010, and ending on March 4, 2011)''.
(f) <>  Commercial Driver's License
Information System Modernization.--Section 4123(d)(6) of SAFETEA-LU (119
Stat. 1736) is amended by striking ``$2,016,000 for the period beginning
on October 1, 2010, and ending on December 31, 2010.'' and inserting
``and $3,397,260 for the period beginning October 1, 2010, and ending on
March 4, 2011.''.

(g) <>  Outreach and Education.--Section
4127(e) of SAFETEA-LU (119 Stat. 1741) is amended by striking ``and
2010'' and all that follows before ``to carry out'' and inserting
``2010, and $425,545 to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration,
and $1,274,000 to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration,
for the period beginning on October 1, 2010, and ending on March 4,
2011,''.

(h) <>  Grant Program for Commercial Motor
Vehicle Operators.--Section 4134(c) of SAFETEA-LU (119 Stat. 1744) is
amended by striking ``$252,000 for the period beginning on October 1,
2010, and ending on December 31, 2010,'' and inserting ``$425,545 for
the period beginning on October 1, 2010, and ending on March 4, 2011,''.

(i) <>  Motor Carrier Safety Advisory
Committee.--Section 4144(d) of SAFETEA-LU (119 Stat. 1748) is amended by
striking ``December 31, 2010'' and inserting ``March 4, 2011''.

(j) Working Group for Development of Practices and Procedures To
Enhance Federal-State Relations.--Section 4213(d) of SAFETEA-LU (49
U.S.C. 14710 note; 119 Stat. 1759) is amended by striking ``December 31,
2010'' and inserting ``March 4, 2011''.
SEC. 2203. ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS.

(a) Hazardous Materials Research Projects.--Section 7131(c) of
SAFETEA-LU (119 Stat. 1910) is amended by striking ``through 2010'' and
all that follows before ``shall be available''

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and inserting ``through 2010 and $531,000 for the period beginning on
October 1, 2010, and ending on March 4, 2011''.
(b) Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration Act.--Section 4 of the
Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration Act (16 U.S.C. 777c) is amended--
(1) in subsection (a) by striking ``For each of fiscal years
2006'' and all that follows before paragraph (1) and inserting
the following: ``For each of fiscal years 2006 through 2010, and
for the period beginning on October 1, 2010, and ending on March
4, 2011, the balance of each annual appropriation made in
accordance with the provisions of section 3 remaining after the
distributions for administrative expenses and other purposes
under subsection (b) and for multistate conservation grants
under section 14 shall be distributed as follows:''; and
(2) in subsection (b)(1)(A) by striking the first sentence
and inserting the following: ``From the annual appropriation
made in accordance with section 3, for each of fiscal years 2006
through 2010, and for the period beginning on October 1, 2010,
and ending on March 4, 2011, the Secretary of the Interior may
use no more than the amount specified in subparagraph (B) for
the fiscal year for expenses for administration incurred in the
implementation of this Act, in accordance with this section and
section 9.''.

(c) Surface Transportation Project Delivery Pilot Program.--Section
327(i)(1) of title 23, United States Code, is amended by striking ``6
years after'' and inserting ``7 years after''.
(d) Implementation of Future Strategic Highway Research Program.--
Section 510 of title 23, United States Code, is amended by adding at the
end the following:
``(h) Implementation.--Notwithstanding any other provision of this
section, the Secretary may use funds made available to carry out this
section for implementation of research products related to the future
strategic highway research program, including development,
demonstration, evaluation, and technology transfer activities.''.

Subtitle C--Public Transportation Programs

SEC. 2301. ALLOCATION OF FUNDS FOR PLANNING PROGRAMS.

Section 5305(g) of title 49, United States Code, is amended by
striking ``December 31, 2010'' and inserting ``March 4, 2011''.
SEC. 2302. SPECIAL RULE FOR URBANIZED FORMULA GRANTS.

Section 5307(b)(2) of title 49, United States Code, is amended--
(1) in the paragraph heading, by striking ``December 31,
2010'' and inserting ``March 4, 2011'';
(2) in subparagraph (A) by striking ``December 31, 2010''
and inserting ``March 4, 2011''; and
(3) in subparagraph (E)--
(A) in the paragraph heading, by striking ``December
31, 2010'' and inserting ``March 4, 2011''; and
(B) in the matter preceding clause (i) by striking
``December 31, 2010'' and inserting ``March 4, 2011''.

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SEC. 2303. ALLOCATING AMOUNTS FOR CAPITAL INVESTMENT GRANTS.

Section 5309(m) of such title is amended--
(1) In paragraph (2)--
(A) in the paragraph heading by striking ``December
31, 2010'' and inserting ``March 4, 2011'';
(B) in the matter preceding paragraph (A) by
striking ``December 31, 2010'' and inserting ``March 4,
2011''; and
(C) in subparagraph (A)(i), by striking
``$50,000,000 for the period beginning October 1, 2010,
and ending December 31, 2010'' and inserting
``$84,931,000 for the period beginning October 1, 2010
and ending March 4, 2011''.
(2) in paragraph (6)--
(A) in subparagraph (B) by striking ``$3,750,000
shall be available for the period beginning October 1,
2010 and ending December 31, 2010'' and inserting
``$6,369,000 shall be available for the period beginning
October 1, 2010 and ending March 4, 2011'';
(B) in subparagraph (C) by striking ``$1,250,000
shall be available for the period beginning October 1,
2010 and ending December 31, 2010'' and inserting
``$2,123,000 shall be available for the period beginning
October 1, 2010 and ending March 4, 2011''.
(3) in paragraph (7)--
(A) in clause (ii) of subparagraph (A)--
(i) in the clause heading, by striking
``December 31, 2010'' and inserting ``March 4,
2011'';
(ii) by striking ``$2,500,000 shall be
available for the period beginning October 1, 2010
and ending December 31, 2010'' and inserting
``$4,246,000 shall be available for the period
beginning October 1, 2010 and ending March 4,
2011'';
(iii) by striking ``25 percent'' and inserting
``\155/365\ths''.
(4) in subparagraph (B), by amending clause (vi) to read,
``$5,732,000 for the period beginning October 1, 2010 and ending
March 4, 2011''.
(5) in subparagraph (C) by striking ``December 31, 2010''
and inserting ``March 4, 2011''.
(6) in subparagraph (D) by striking ``$8,750,000 shall be
available for the period beginning October 1, 2010, and ending
December 31, 2010'' and inserting ``$14,863,000 shall be
available for the period beginning October 1, 2010 and ending
March 4, 2011'';
(7) in subparagraph (E) by striking ``$750,000 shall be
available for the period beginning October 1, 2010, and ending
December 31, 2010'' and inserting ``$1,273,000 shall be
available for the period beginning October 1, 2010 and ending
March 4, 2011''.
SEC. 2304. APPORTIONMENT OF FORMULA GRANTS FOR OTHER THAN
URBANIZED AREAS.

Section 5311(c)(1)(F) of title 49, United States Code, is amended to
read as follows:
``(F) $6,369,000 for the period beginning October 1,
2010 and ending March 4, 2011.''.

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SEC. 2305. APPORTIONMENT BASED ON FIXED GUIDEWAY FACTORS.

Section 5337(g) of title 49, United States Code, is amended to read
as follows:
``(g) Special Rule for October 1, 2010, Through March 4, 2011.--The
Secretary shall apportion amounts made available for fixed guideway
modernization under section 5309 for the period beginning October 1,
2010, and ending March 4, 2011, in accordance with subsection (a),
except that the Secretary shall apportion \155/365\ths of each dollar
amount specified in subsection (a).''.
SEC. 2306. AUTHORIZATIONS FOR PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION.

(a) Formula and Bus Grants.--Section 5338(b) of title 49, United
States Code, is amended--
(1) by amending paragraph (1)(F) as follows:
``(F) $3,550,376,000 for the period beginning
October 1, 2010, and ending March 4, 2011.''.
(2) in paragraph (2)--
(A) in subparagraph (A) by striking ``$28,375,000
for the period beginning October 1, 2010, and ending
December 31, 2010'' and by inserting ``$48,198,000 for
the period beginning October 1, 2010 and ending March 4,
2011'';
(B) in subparagraph (B) by striking ``$1,040,091,250
for the period beginning October 1, 2010, and ending
December 31, 2010'' and inserting ``$1,766,730,000 for
the period beginning October 1, 2010, and ending March
4, 2011'';
(C) in subparagraph (C) by striking ``$12,875,000
for the period beginning October 1, 2010, and ending
December 31, 2010'' and by inserting ``$21,869,000 for
the period beginning October 1, 2010 and ending March 4,
2011'';
(D) in subparagraph (D) by striking ``$416,625,000
for the period beginning October 1, 2010 and ending
December 31, 2010'' and by inserting ``$707,691,000 for
the period beginning October 1, 2010 and ending March 4,
2011'';
(E) in subparagraph (E) by striking ``$246,000,000
for the period beginning October 1, 2010 and ending
December 31, 2010'' and inserting ``$417,863,000 for the
period beginning October 1, 2010 and ending March 4,
2011'';
(F) in subparagraph (F) by striking ``$33,375,000
for the period beginning October 1, 2010 and ending
December 31, 2010'' and inserting ``$56,691,000 for the
period beginning October 1, 2010 and ending March 4,
2011'';
(G) in subparagraph (G) by striking ``$116,250,000
for the period beginning October 1, 2010 and ending
December 31, 2010'' and inserting ``$197,465,000 for the
period beginning October 1, 2010 and ending March 4,
2011'';
(H) in subparagraph (H) by striking ``$41,125,000
for the period beginning October 1, 2010 and ending
December 31, 2010'' and inserting ``$69,856,000 for the
period beginning October 1, 2010 and ending March 4,
2011'';
(I) in subparagraph (I) by striking ``$23,125,000
for the period beginning October 1, 2010 and ending
December 31, 2010'' and inserting ``$39,280,000 for the
period beginning October 1, 2010 and ending March 4,
2011'';
(J) in subparagraph (J) by striking ``$6,725,000 for
the period beginning October 1, 2010 and ending December

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31, 2010'' and by inserting ``$11,423,000 for the period
beginning October 1, 2010 and ending March 4, 2011'';
(K) in subparagraph (K) by striking ``$875,000 for
the period beginning October 1, 2010 and ending December
31, 2010'' and by inserting ``$1,486,000 for the period
beginning October 1, 2010 and ending March 4, 2011'';
(L) in subparagraph (L) by striking ``$6,250,000 for
the period beginning October 1, 2010 and ending December
31, 2010'' and by inserting ``$10,616,000 for the period
beginning October 1, 2010 and ending March 4, 2011'';
(M) in subparagraph (M) by striking ``$116,250,000
for the period beginning October 1, 2010 and ending
December 31, 2010'' and by inserting ``$197,465,000 for
the period beginning October 1, 2010 and ending March 4,
2011''; and
(N) in subparagraph (N) by striking ``$2,200,000 for
the period beginning October 1, 2010 and ending December
31, 2010'' and by inserting ``$3,736,000 for the period
beginning October 1, 2010 and ending March 4, 2011''.

(b) Capital Investment Grants.--Section 5338(c)(6) of title 49
United States Code, is amended to read as follows:
``(6) $849,315,000 for the period of October 1, 2010 through
March 4, 2011.''.

(c) Research and University Research Centers.--Section 5338(d) of
title 49, United States Code, is amended--
(1) in paragraph (1), in the matter preceding subparagraph
(A), by striking ``$17,437,500 for the period beginning October
1, 2010, and ending December 31, 2010'' and inserting
``$29,619,000 for the period beginning October 1, 2010 and
ending March 4, 2011'';
(2) paragraph (3)(A)(ii) is amended to read as follows:
``(ii) October 1, 2010 through march 4,
2011.--Of amounts authorized to be appropriated
for the period beginning October 1, 2010, through
March 4, 2011, under paragraph (1), the Secretary
shall allocate for each of the activities and
projects described in subparagraphs (A) through
(F) of paragraph (1) an amount equal to \155/
365\ths of the amount allocated for fiscal year
2009 under each such subparagraph.''.
(3) Paragraph (3)(B)(ii) is amended to read as follows:
``(ii) October 1, 2010 through march 4,
2011.--Of the amounts allocated under subparagraph
(A)(i) for the university centers program under
section 5506 for the period beginning October 1,
2010, and ending March 4, 2011, the Secretary
shall allocate for each program described in
clauses (i) through (iii) and (v) through (viii)
of paragraph (2)(A) an amount equal to \155/
365\ths of the amount allocated for fiscal year
2009 under each such clause.''.
(4) In clause (3)(B)(iii)--
(A) by striking ``2010'' and inserting ``2011''; and
(B) by striking ``2009'' and inserting ``2010''.

(d) Administration.--Section 5338(e)(6) of title 49, United States
Code, is amended to read as follows--
``(6) $42,003,000 for the period of October 1, 2010 through
March 4, 2011.''.

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SEC. 2307. AMENDMENTS TO SAFETEA-LU.

(a) Contracted Paratransit Pilot.--Section 3009(i)(1) of SAFETEA-LU
(Public Law 109-59; 119 Stat. 1572) is amended by striking ``December
31, 2010'' and inserting ``March 4, 2011''.
(b) Public-Private Partnership Pilot Program.--Section 3011 of
SAFETEA-LU (49 U.S.C. 5309 note) is amended--
(1) in subsection (c)(5), by striking ``December 31, 2010''
and inserting ``March 4, 2011''; and
(2) in subsection (d), by striking ``December 31, 2010'' and
inserting ``March 4, 2011''.

(c) Elderly Individuals and Individuals With Disabilities Pilot
Program.--Section 3012(b)(8) of SAFETEA-LU (49 U.S.C. 5310 note) is
amended by striking ``December 31, 2010'' and inserting ``March 4,
2011''.
(d) Obligation Ceiling.--Section 3040(7) of SAFETEA-LU (Public Law
109-59; 119 Stat. 1639, is amended to read as follows:
``(7) $4,462,196,000 for the period beginning October 1,
2010, and ending March 4, 2011, of which not more than
$3,550,376,000 shall be from the Mass Transit Account.''.

(e) Project Authorizations for New Fixed Guideway Capital
Projects.--Section 3043 of SAFETEA-LU (Public Law 109-59; 119 Stat.
1640) is amended in subsections (b) and (c) by striking ``December 31,
2010'' and inserting ``March 4, 2011''.
(f) <>  Allocations for National Research
and Technology Programs.--Section 3046 of SAFETEA-LU (49 U.S.C. 5338;
119 Stat. 1706) is amended--
(1) in subsection (c)(2), by striking ``December 31, 2010''
and inserting ``March 4, 2011'', and by striking ``25 percent''
and inserting ``\155/365\ths''.
(2) In subsection (d)--
(A) by striking ``2010'' and inserting ``2011''; and
(B) by striking ``2009'' and inserting ``2010''.
SEC. 2308. LEVEL OF OBLIGATION LIMITATIONS.

(a) Highway Category.--Section 8003(a) of SAFETEA-LU (2 U.S.C. 901
note; 119 Stat. 1917) is amended--
(1) in paragraph (6) by striking ``for the period beginning
on October 1, 2009, and ending on September 30, 2010,'' and
inserting ``for fiscal year 2010,''; and
(2) by striking paragraph (7) and inserting the following:
``(7) for the period beginning October 1, 2010, and ending
on March 4, 2011, $18,035,192,815.''.

(b) Mass Transit Category.--Section 8003(b) of SAFETEA-LU (2 U.S.C.
901 note; 119 Stat. 1917) is amended--
(1) in paragraph (6) by striking ``for the period beginning
on October 1, 2009, and ending on December 31, 2010,'' and
inserting ``for fiscal year 2010,''; and
(2) by striking paragraph (7) and inserting the following:
``(7) for the period beginning October 1, 2010, and ending
on March 4, 2011, $4,390,137,192.''.

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Subtitle D--Extension of Expenditure Authority

SEC. 2401. EXTENSION OF EXPENDITURE AUTHORITY.

(a) Highway Trust Fund.--Section 9503 of the Internal Revenue Code
of 1986 <>  is amended--
(1) by striking ``December 31, 2010 (January 1, 2011, in the
case of expenditures for administrative expenses)'' in
subsections (b)(6)(B) and (c)(1) and inserting ``March 5,
2011'';
(2) by striking ``the Surface Transportation Extension Act
of 2010'' in subsections (c)(1) and (e)(3) and inserting ``the
Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2010, Part II''; and
(3) by striking ``January 1, 2011'' in subsection (e)(3) and
inserting ``March 5, 2011''.

(b) Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund.--Section 9504 of
the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 <>  is amended--
(1) by striking ``Surface Transportation Extension Act of
2010'' each place it appears in subsection (b)(2) and inserting
``Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2010, Part II''; and
(2) by striking ``January 1, 2011'' in subsection (d)(2) and
inserting ``March 5, 2011''.

(c) <>  Effective Date.--The amendments
made by this section shall take effect on December 31, 2010.

This Act may be cited as the ``Continuing Appropriations and Surface
Transportation Extensions Act, 2011''.

Approved December 22, 2010.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 3082 (S. 1407):
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 111-188 (Comm. on Appropriations).
SENATE REPORTS: No. 111-40 (Comm. on Appropriations) accompanying S.
1407.
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD:
Vol. 155 (2009):
July 10, considered and passed
House.
Nov. 5, 6, 9, 10, 16, 17, considered
and passed Senate, amended.
Vol. 156 (2010):
Dec. 8, House concurred in Senate
amendment with an amendment.
Dec. 19, Senate considered
concurring in House amendment
with an amendment.
Dec. 21, Senate concurred in House
amendment with an amendment.
House concurred in Senate
amendment.