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April 5, 2011, 8:00 pm ET - Amendment SA 217 proposed by Senator Landrieu for Senator Coburn.
April 5, 2011, 8:00 pm ET - Amendment SA 217 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.

Full Text of this Amendment

SA 217. Mr. COBURN submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by him to the bill S. 493, to reauthorize and improve the SBIR and STTR programs, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

At the end of title V, add the following:

SEC. __. ELIMINATING THE NATIONAL HISTORIC COVERED BRIDGE PRESERVATION PROGRAM.
(a) REPEAL.--Section 1224 of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (Public Law 105-178; 112 Stat. 225; 112 Stat. 837) is repealed.

(b) FUNDING.--Notwithstanding any other provision of law--

(1) no Federal funds may be expended on or after the date of enactment of this Act for the National Historic Covered Bridge Preservation Program under the section repealed by subsection (a); and

(2) any funds made available for that program that remain unobligated as of the date of enactment of this Act shall be rescinded and returned to the Treasury.



(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Mar 15, 2011.)