23 U.S. Code § 606 - State and local permits
2012—Pub. L. 112–141 amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section read as follows: “The provision of financial assistance under this chapter with respect to a project shall not—
“(1) relieve any recipient of the assistance of any obligation to obtain any required State or local permit or approval with respect to the project;
“(2) limit the right of any unit of State or local government to approve or regulate any rate of return on private equity invested in the project; or
“(3) otherwise supersede any State or local law (including any regulation) applicable to the construction or operation of the project.”
Pub. L. 109–59, § 1602(b)(5), substituted “this chapter” for “this subchapter” in introductory provisions.