49 U.S. Code § 22702 - Authority

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(a) In General.— Each State may prepare and maintain a State rail plan in accordance with the provisions of this chapter.
(b) Requirements.— The Secretary shall establish the minimum requirements for the preparation and periodic revision of a State rail plan, including that a State shall—
(1) establish or designate a State rail transportation authority to prepare, maintain, coordinate, and administer the plan;
(2) establish or designate a State rail plan approval authority to approve the plan;
(3) submit the State’s approved plan to the Secretary of Transportation for review; and
(4) revise and resubmit a State-approved plan no less frequently than once every 5 years for reapproval by the Secretary.


(Added Pub. L. 110–432, div. B, title III, § 303(a),Oct. 16, 2008, 122 Stat. 4948.)


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