(Pub. L. 103–272, § 1(e),July 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 1328.)
Historical and Revision Notes
| Revised Section
|| Source (U.S. Code)
|| Source (Statutes at Large)
|49 App.:1682a(a)(1), (d) (words after “subsection (a) of this section” and before “shall be sufficient”).
|Apr. 7, 1986, Pub. L. 99–272, § 7005, 100 Stat. 140.
|49 App.:1682a(a)(3), (b).
|49 App.:1682a(d) (less words after “subsection (a) of this section” and before “shall be sufficient”).
In this section, the word “prescribe” is substituted for “establish” for consistency in the revised title and with other titles of the United States Code.
In subsection (a), the words “(hereafter in this section referred to as the ‘Secretary’)” and “appropriate” are omitted as surplus.
In subsection (b), the words “after September 30, 1985” are omitted as obsolete. The words “imposed on each person” are substituted for “assessed to the persons” for consistency in the revised title and with other titles of the Code. The words “the jurisdiction of” and “assess and” are omitted as surplus.
In subsection (c), the words “the services of” are omitted as surplus. The words “department, agency, or instrumentality of the United States Government” are substituted for “Federal . . . agency or instrumentality” for consistency in the revised title and with other titles of the Code.
In subsection (e), the words “by the Secretary” are omitted as surplus. The words “beginning on October 1, 1985” are omitted as executed.
Transfer of Functions
For transfer of duties, powers, and authority of Research and Special Programs Administration under this chapter to the Administrator of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, see section 2(b) ofPub. L. 108–426
, set out as a note under section
of this title.
Study and Report on User Fee Assessment Factors
Pub. L. 104–304
, § 17,Oct. 12, 1996, 110 Stat. 3803
, provided that:
“(a) In General.—Not later than 1 year after the date of the enactment of this Act [Oct. 12, 1996], the Secretary of Transportation shall transmit to the Congress a report analyzing the present assessment of pipeline safety user fees solely on the basis of mileage to determine whether—
“(1) that measure of the resources of the Department of Transportation is the most appropriate measure of the resources used by the Department of Transportation in the regulation of pipeline transportation; or
“(2) another basis of assessment would be a more appropriate measure of those resources.
“(b) Considerations.—In making the report, the Secretary shall consider a wide range of assessment factors and suggestions and comments from the public.”