PUBLIC LAW 110–161—DEC. 26, 2007
121 STAT. 2407
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on Appropriations for any ‘‘quick release’’ of funds from the emergency relief program: Provided further, That no notification shall involve funds that are not available for obligation. SEC. 189. Rebates, refunds, incentive payments, minor fees and other funds received by the Department of Transportation from travel management centers, charge card programs, the subleasing of building space, and miscellaneous sources are to be credited to appropriations of the Department of Transportation and allocated to elements of the Department of Transportation using fair and equitable criteria and such funds shall be available until expended. SEC. 190. Amounts made available in this or any other Act that the Secretary determines represent improper payments by the Department of Transportation to a third party contractor under a financial assistance award, which are recovered pursuant to law, shall be available— (1) to reimburse the actual expenses incurred by the Department of Transportation in recovering improper payments; and (2) to pay contractors for services provided in recovering improper payments or contractor support in the implementation of the Improper Payments Information Act of 2002: Provided, That amounts in excess of that required for paragraphs (1) and (2)— (A) shall be credited to and merged with the appropriation from which the improper payments were made, and shall be available for the purposes and period for which such appropriations are available; or (B) if no such appropriation remains available, shall be deposited in the Treasury as miscellaneous receipts: Provided, That prior to the transfer of any such recovery to an appropriations account, the Secretary shall notify the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations of the amount and reasons for such transfer: Provided further, That for purposes of this section, the term ‘‘improper payments’’, has the same meaning as that provided in section 2(d)(2) of Public Law 107–300. SEC. 191. (a) Funds provided in Public Law 102–143 in the item relating to ‘‘Highway Bypass Demonstration Project’’ shall be available for the improvement of Route 101 in the vicinity of Prunedale, Monterey County, California. (b) Funds provided under section 378 of the Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2001 (Public Law 106–346, 114 Stat. 1356, 1356A–41), for the reconstruction of School Road East in Marlboro Township, New Jersey, shall be available for the Spring Valley Road Project in Marlboro Township, New Jersey. (c) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, of the unexpended balance of funds made available in title I, chapter III, of Public Law 97–216 (96 Stat. 180, 187) under the heading ‘‘Federal-aid Highway Program’’ to execute contracts to replace or rehabilitate highway bridges, as designated on page 19 of House Report 97–632, $5,000,000 shall be made available for East Chicago Road Reconstruction, East Chicago, Indiana, and the remaining unexpended funds shall be made available for Calumet Avenue Grade Separation, Munster, Indiana.
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