(Added Pub. L. 93–643, § 107(a),Jan. 4, 1975, 88 Stat. 2284; amended Pub. L. 95–599, title I, § 123(d),Nov. 6, 1978, 92 Stat. 2702; Pub. L. 97–424, title I, § 143,Jan. 6, 1983, 96 Stat. 2129; Pub. L. 99–514, § 2,Oct. 22, 1986, 100 Stat. 2095; Pub. L. 102–240, title I, § 1023(c),Dec. 18, 1991, 105 Stat. 1954; Pub. L. 103–429, § 3(7),Oct. 31, 1994, 108 Stat. 4378; Pub. L. 104–59, title II, § 205(d)(1)(A),Nov. 28, 1995, 109 Stat. 577; Pub. L. 105–178, title I, § 1103(l)(3)(C),June 9, 1998, 112 Stat. 126.)
References in Text
Section 4481 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, referred to in subsec. (c), is classified to section
, Internal Revenue Code.
A prior section
,Pub. L. 90–495
, § 35(a),Aug. 23, 1968, 82 Stat. 836
, related to real property acquisition policies, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 91–646
, title III, § 306,Jan. 2, 1971, 84 Stat. 1907
, such repeal becoming effective as to all States after July 1, 1972, the date on which sections
, The Public Health and Welfare, covering similar subject matter, became applicable to all States.
1998—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 105–178
” for “section
of this title” in two places.
1995—Pub. L. 104–59
redesignated subsecs. (b) to (d) as (a) to (c), respectively, and struck out former subsec. (a) which read as follows: “Each State shall certify to the Secretary before January 1 of each year that it is enforcing all speed limits on public highways in accordance with section
of this title. The Secretary shall not approve any project under section
of this title in any State which has failed to certify in accordance with this subsection.”
1994—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 103–429
” for “section 411(j) of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982 (49 App.
1991—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 102–240
inserted at end “Each State shall also certify that it is enforcing and complying with the provisions of section
of this title and section 411(j) of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982 (49 App.
1986—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 99–514
substituted “Internal Revenue Code of 1986” for “Internal Revenue Code of 1954”.
1983—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 97–424
added subsec. (d).
1978—Pub. L. 95–599
designated existing provisions as subsecs. (a) and (b) and added subsec. (c).
Effective Date of 1995 Amendment
Section 205(d)(3) ofPub. L. 104–59
provided that: “The amendments made by paragraph (1) [amending this section and repealing section
of this title] shall be applicable to a State on the 10th day following the date of the enactment of this Act [Nov. 28, 1995]; except that if the legislature of a State is not in session on such date of enactment and the chief executive officer of the State declares, before such 10th day, that the legislature is not in session and that the State prefers an applicability date for such amendments that is after the date on which the legislature will convene, such amendments shall be applicable to the State on the 60th day following the date on which the legislature next convenes.”
Effective Date of 1991 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 102–240
effective Dec. 18, 1991, and applicable to funds authorized to be appropriated or made available after Sept. 30, 1991, and, with certain exceptions, not applicable to funds appropriated or made available on or before Sept. 30, 1991, see section 1100 ofPub. L. 102–240
, set out as a note under section
of this title.
Effective Date of 1978 Amendment
Section 123(e) ofPub. L. 95–599
provided that subsec. (c)(2) and (3) of this section be applicable to certifications required by this section to be filed on or after Jan. 1, 1980, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 96–106
, § 12,Nov. 9, 1979, 93 Stat. 798
Enforcement of Vehicle Weight Limitations
–(c) of Pub. L. 95–599
, as amended by Pub. L. 100–17
, title I, § 133(c)(4),Apr. 2, 1987, 101 Stat. 173
, provided that:
“(a) Not later than the one-hundred-eightieth day after the date of enactment of this section [Nov. 6, 1978], the Secretary of Transportation, hereunder referred to as the ‘Secretary’, in consultation with each State shall inventory the existing system of penalties for violations of vehicle weight laws, rules, and regulations on any portion of any Federal-aid system in such State. Each State shall annually thereafter report to the Secretary its current inventory.
“(b)(1) Not later than the one-hundred-eightieth day after the date of enactment of this section [Nov. 6, 1978], the Secretary, in consultation with each State, shall inventory the existing system in such State for the issuance of special permits. Each State shall annually thereafter report to the Secretary its current inventory.
“(2) For purposes of this subsection, the term ‘special permit’ means a license or permit issued pursuant to State law, rule, or regulation which authorizes a vehicle to exceed the weight limitation for such vehicle established under State law, rule, or regulation.
“(c) Not later than January 1 of the second calendar year which begins after the date of enactment of this section [Nov. 6, 1978] and each calendar year thereafter the Secretary shall submit to the Committee on Environment and Public Works of the Senate and the Committee on Public Works and Transportation [now Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure] of the House of Representatives an annual report together with such recommendations as the Secretary deems necessary on (1) the latest annual inventory of State systems of penalties required by subsection (a) of this section; (2) the latest annual inventory of State systems for the issuance of special permits required by subsection (b) of this section; (3) the annual certification submitted by each State required by section
, United States Code.”
[For termination, effective May 15, 2000, of reporting provisions in section 123(c) ofPub. L. 95–599
, set out above, see section 3003 ofPub. L. 104–66
, as amended, set out as a note under section
, Money and Finance, and page 135
of House Document No. 103–7