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113 STAT. 1754 PUBLIC LAW 106-159—DEC. 9, 1999 49 USC 31102 note. 49 USC 31100 note. (d) EMERGENCY CDL GRANTS.— Section 31107 of title 49, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following: "(c) EMERGENCY CDL GRANTS.— From amounts made available by subsection (a) for a fiscal year, the Secretary of Transportation may make a grant of up to $1,000,000 to a State whose commercial driver's license program may fail to meet the compliance requirements of section 31311(a). ". (e) STATE COMPLIANCE WITH CDL REQUIREMENTS.— (1) WITHHOLDING OF ALLOCATION FOR NONCOMPLIANCE.— If a State is not in substantial compliance with each requirement of section 31311 of title 49, United States Code, the Secretary shall withhold all amounts that would be allocated, but for this paragraph, to the State from funds made available by or under this section (including any amendment made by this section). (2) PERIOD OF AVAILABILITY OF WITHHELD FUNDS.— -Any funds withheld under paragraph (1) from any State shall remain available until June 30 of the fiscal year for which the funds are authorized to be appropriated. (3) ALLOCATION OF WITHHELD FUNDS AFTER COMPLIANCE.— If, before the last day of the period for which funds are withheld under paragraph (1) from allocation are to remain available for allocation to a State under paragraph (2), the Secretary determines that the State is in substantial compliance with each requirement of section 31311 of title 49, United States Code, the Secretary shall allocate to the State the withheld funds. (4) PERIOD OF AVAILABILITY OF SUBSEQUENTLY ALLOCATED FUNDS.—Any funds allocated pursuant to paragraph (3) shall remain available for expenditure until the last day of the first fiscal year following the fiscal year in which the funds are so allocated. Sums not expended at the end of such period are released to the Secretary for reallocation. (5) EFFECT OF NONCOMPLIANCE. — If, on June 30 of the fiscal year in which funds are withheld from allocation under paragraph (1), the State is not substantially complying with each requirement of section 31311 of title 49, United States Code, the funds are released to the Secretary for reallocation. SEC. 104. MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY STRATEGY. (a) SAFETY GOALS.— In conjunction with existing federally required strategic planning efforts, the Secretary shall develop a long-term strategy for improving commercial motor vehicle, operator, and carrier safety. The strategy shall include an annual plan and schedule for achieving, at a minimum, the following goals: (1) Reducing the number and rates of crashes, injuries, and fatalities involving commercial motor vehicles. (2) Improving the consistency and effectiveness of commercial motor vehicle, operator, and carrier enforcement and compliance programs. (3) Identifying and targeting enforcement efforts at highrisk commercial motor vehicles, operators, and carriers. (4) Improving research efforts to enhance and promote commercial motor vehicle, operator, and carrier safety and performance. (b) CONTENTS OF STRATEGY.—