104 STAT. 2180 PUBLIC LAW 101-516—NOV. 5, 1990 States Code, and giving priority to those States which, because of statutory changes made by the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982 and the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1981, have experienced substantial proportional reductions in their apportionments and allocations; and (3) not distribute amounts authorized for administrative expenses, the Federal lands highway program, the strategic highway research program and amounts made available under sections 149(d), 158, 159, 164, 165, and 167 of Public Law 100-17. (d) The limitation on obligations for Federal-aid highways and highway safety construction programs for fiscal year 1991 shall not apply to obligations for emergency relief under section 125 of title 23, United States Code; obligations under section 157 of title 23, United States Code; projects covered under section 147 of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1978, section 9 of the Federal- Aid Highway Act of 1981, subsections 131 0^) and (j) of Public Law 97-424, section 118 of the National Visitors Center Facilities Act of 1968, section 320 of title 23, United States Code; projects authorized by Public Law 99-500, Public Law 99-591 and Public Law 100-202; or projects covered under subsections 149 0^) and (c) of Public Law 100-17. (e) Subject to paragraph (c)(2) of this General Provision, a State which after August 1 and on or before September 30 of fiscal year 1991 obligates the amount distributed to such State in that fiscal year under paragraphs (a) and (c) of this General Provision may obligate for Federal-aid highways and highway safety construction on or before September 30, 1991, an additional amount not to exceed 5 percent of the aggregate amount of funds apportioned or allocated to such State— (1) under sections 104, 130, 144, and 152 of title 23, United States Code, and (2) for highway assistance projects under section 103(e)(4) of such title, which are not obligated on the date such State completes obligation of the amount so distributed. (f) During the period August 2 through September 30, 1991, the aggregate amount which may be obligated by all States pursuant to paragraph (e) shall not exceed 2.5 percent of the aggregate amount of funds apportior^ed or allocated to all States— (1) under sections 104, 130, 144, and 152 of title 23, United States Code, and (2) for highway assistance projects under section 103(e)(4) of such title, which would not be obligated in fiscal year 1991 if the total amount of the obligation limitation provided for such fiscal year in this Act were utilized. (g) Paragraph (e) shall not apply to any State which on or after August 1, 1991, has the amount distributed to such State under paragraph (a) for fiscal year 1991 reduced under paragraph (c)(2). SEC. 311. None of the funds in this Act shall be available for salaries and expenses of more than one hundred and twenty political and Presidential appointees in the Department of Transportation. SEC. 312. Not to exceed $1,350,000 of the funds provided in this Act for the Department of Transportation shall be available for the necessary expenses of advisory committees.