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cf?!%«-Mk.' PUBLIC LAW 104-59—NOV. 28, 1995 109 STAT. 577 to what extent, and how the management systems should be implemented.". (b) ASPHALT PAVEMENT CONTAINING RECYCLED RUBBER. —Section 1038 of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 (23 U.S.C. 109 note; 105 Stat. 1987-1990) is amended by striking subsection (d). (c) METRIC REQUIREMENTS. — 23 USC 109 note. (1) PLACEMENT AND MODIFICATION OF SIGNS.— The Secretary shall not require the States to expend any Federal or State funds to construct, erect, or otherwise place or to modify any sign relating to a speed limit, distance, or other measurement on a highway for the purpose of having such sign establish such speed limit, distance, or other measurement using the metric system. (2) OTHER ACTIONS.— Before September 30, 2000, the Secretary shall not require that any State use or plan to use the metric system with respect to designing or advertising, or preparing plans, specifications, estimates, or other documents, for a Federal-aid highway project eligible for assistance under title 23, United States Code. (3) DEFINITIONS.—In this subsection, the following definitions apply: (A) HIGHWAY. — The term "highway" has the meaning such term has under section 101 of title 23, United States Code. (B) METRIC SYSTEM.The term "metric system" has the meaning the term "metric system of measurement" has under section 4 of the Metric Conversion Act of 1975 (15 U.S.C. 205c). (d) REPEAL OF NATIONAL MAXIMUM SPEED LIMIT COMPLIANCE PROGRAM.— (1) IN GENERAL.. —Title 23, United States Code, is amended— (A) in section 141 by striking subsection (a) and redesignating subsections (b) through (d) as subsections (a) through (c), respectively; and (B) by striking section 154. (2) CONFORMING AMENDMENT.— The analysis to chapter 1 of such title is amended by striking the item relating to section 154. (3) APPLICABILITY. —The amendments made by paragraph 23 USC 141 note. (1) shall be applicable to a State on the 10th day following the date of the enactment of this Act; except that if the legislature of a State is not in session on such date of enactment and the chief executive officer of the State declares, before such 10th day, that the legislature is not in session and that the State prefers an applicability date for such amendments that is after the date on which the legislature will convene, such amendments shall be applicable to the State on the 60th day following the date on which the legislature next convenes. (e) ELIMINATION OF PENALTY FOR NONCOMPLIANCE FOR MOTOR- CYCLE HELMETS.— Effective September 30, 1995, section 153(h) of Effective date, title 23, United States Code, is amended by striking "a law described in subsection (a)(1) and" each place it appears. SEC. 206. DEFINITIONS. In this title, the following definitions apply: