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STREETS AND HIGHWAYS CODE
SECTION 2200-2214



2200.  This chapter may be cited as the Federal-Aid Secondary
Highways Act.


2201.  Various federal-aid highway acts have authorized
appropriations for various programs for projects on secondary roads
within this state. The purpose of this chapter is to implement such
programs in this state. The commission, the department, and boards of
supervisors are authorized to do all things necessary in their
jurisdictions to secure such federal funds in accordance with the
intent of the federal law and of this chapter.



2202.  The Legislature recognizes that federal aid for secondary
highways was deleted from federal law by the Intermodal Surface
Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 (Public Law 102-240), and that
a period of time is required to account for expenditures of federal
funds provided for these purposes under previous federal
transportation acts. This chapter shall remain in effect until the
director determines that apportionments of all federal aid for
secondary highways have been expended. Upon making that
determination, the director shall submit a notice to that effect to
the Secretary of State, and this chapter shall be repealed on January
1 following the receipt of that notice by the Secretary of State.



2203.  As used in this chapter, "county highway" means a county
highway, as defined by Section 25, which is on the system of
secondary and feeder roads as defined by Section 103(c) of Title 23
of the United States Code.


2204.  As used in this chapter, "county" does not include a city and
county.


2206.  As used in this chapter, "match" means to provide for the
payment of the cost of any project to the extent that such cost is
not to be paid from federal funds.



2208.  Funds apportioned to this state pursuant to subdivision (b)
(2) of Section 104 of Title 23 of the United States Code for the
Federal-Aid Secondary System shall be apportioned by the department.
At least 98 percent of such funds shall be apportioned among the
counties in the manner and in accordance with the formula set forth
in that subdivision, except that the census figures used in making
the apportionment shall be those contained in the latest available
federal census.



2209.  If the annual apportionment to a county pursuant to Section
2208 is less than 1 percent of the total of such allocations to all
counties, the county may exchange its apportionment for an equal
amount of nonfederal funds in the State Highway Account in the State
Transportation Fund. If the apportionment to a county is more than 3
1/2 percent of the total of such allocations to all counties, the
county may exchange that portion of its apportionment in excess of
the 3 1/2 percent for an equal amount of nonfederal funds in the
State Highway Account. Exchange funds received by a county pursuant
to this section may be used for any highway construction purpose.



2210.  From nonfederal funds in the State Highway Account in the
State Transportation Fund appropriated to match the funds apportioned
pursuant to Section 2208, the commission shall allocate to each
county an amount, not to exceed one hundred thousand dollars
($100,000) each fiscal year, equal to 50 percent of the amount
allocated to the county pursuant to that section. The amount shall
not be reduced by any exchange of funds made pursuant to Section
2209. All funds allocated pursuant to this section shall be included
in the computation of compliance with the requirements of Section
188. Funds allocated pursuant to this section shall be used to match
federal funds. Any excess may be used for any highway construction
purpose.



2211.  The department shall notify each county, as soon as possible
each year, of the amount of money to be available for expenditure in
the county from the federal apportionment and of the amount of money
to be made available pursuant to Section 2210.
   After receiving notice of apportionment from the department, each
county shall have 60 days in which to notify the department as to
what amount of the apportionment the county wishes to claim and to
agree to provide matching funds therefor. The counties, in
cooperation with the department, shall thereafter select projects in
conformance with federal law. The counties shall prepare plans,
specifications, and estimates of cost for construction of the
projects, and shall certify the necessary right-of-way and shall
submit such documents to the department to qualify for the federal
funds.


2213.  By agreement with the department, a county may transfer all
or part of the funds apportioned to it, and in its discretion
matching funds, to a federal-aid secondary road project:
   (a) In an adjoining county where the highway connects points in
the two counties.
   (b) In another county under such terms and conditions as are
agreed upon by the department and the counties involved, including
provisions relating to the reciprocal advancement of funds between
the counties involved.
   (c) In a city in the same county.
   (d) For use with respect to a state highway in the same county or
other county in the same county group as specified in Section 187.
Such an expenditure of federal funds or the money apportioned by the
state to match the unexpended balance of the federal aid shall not be
deemed an expenditure to meet the requirements of Section 188.8.



2214.  Federal-aid secondary funds apportioned to any county under
Section 2208 and not claimed or used as provided in Sections 2211 to
2213, inclusive, shall be expended on construction of projects upon
the state highway system in the county group, as specified in Section
187, which includes the county from which released, to the extent
that such may be done in conformity with federal law. The money
apportioned by the state to match the unexpended balance of the
federal aid in any county, in accordance with this section and the
federal law, shall be deemed an expenditure to meet the requirements
of Sections 188 and 188.8.