49 CFR 266.5 - State eligibility.
(a) General eligibility requirements under the rail service assistance program. A State is eligible for assistance if:
(1) The State has certified pursuant to section 5(j)(4) of the Act that it has or will adopt and maintain adequate procedures for financial control, accounting and performance evaluation in order to assure proper use of Federal funds;
(2) For purpose of establishing a State Rail Plan, the State has submitted, in accordance with § 266.17(e) of this part, a planning application; and
(A) Meets the requirements of § 266.15 of this part;
(C) Includes a methodology for determining the ratio of benefits to costs of projects for which acquisition assistance, rehabilitation or improvement assistance, substitute service assistance, and rail facility construction assistance is sought;
(A) Has authority and administrative jurisdiction to develop, promote, supervise, and support safe, adequate, and efficient rail transportation services;
(C) Maintains or will maintain adequate programs of investigation, research, promotion, and development with provision for public participation; and
(D) Is designated and directed solely or in cooperation with other State agencies to take all practicable steps to improve transportation safety and to reduce transportation-related energy utilization and pollution; and
Title 49 published on 2013-10-01
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