The President is authorized to utilize the services of the Federal Highway Administration in fulfilling the obligations of the United States under the Convention on the Pan-American Highway Between the United States and Other American Republics (51 Stat. 152), cooperating with several governments, members of the Organization of American States, in connection with the survey and construction of the Inter-American Highway, and for performing engineering service in the other American Republics for and upon the request of any agency or governmental corporation of the United States. To the extent authorized in appropriation acts, administrative funds available in accordance with subsection (a) ofsection
104 of this title shall be available annually for the purpose of this section.
“(1) Study.—The Secretary shall conduct a study on the adequacy of and the need for improvements to the Pan American Highway.
“(2) Elements.—The study shall include, at a minimum, the following elements:
“(A) Findings on the benefits of constructing a highway at Darien Gap, Panama and Colombia.
“(B) Recommendations for a self-financing arrangement for completion and maintenance of the Pan American Highway.
“(C) Recommendations for establishing a Pan American highway authority to monitor financing, construction, maintenance, and operations of the Pan American Highway.
“(D) Findings on the benefits to trade and prosperity of a more efficient Pan American Highway.
“(E) Findings on the benefits to United States industry resulting from the use of United States technology and equipment in construction of improvements to the Pan American Highway.
“(F) Findings on environmental considerations, including environmental considerations relating to Darien Gap.
“(3) Report.—Not later than 2 years after the date of the enactment of this Act [Nov. 28, 1995], the Secretary shall transmit to Congress a report on the results of the study.”
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