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TITLE 2. GOVERNMENT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA [8000 - 22980]

  ( Title 2 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )

DIVISION 3. EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT [11000 - 15986]

  ( Division 3 added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 111. )

PART 5.3. CALIFORNIA TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION [14500 - 14558]

  ( Part 5.3 added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1106. )

CHAPTER 4.5. The Traffic Congestion Relief Act of 2000 [14556 - 14556.52]

  ( Chapter 4.5 added by Stats. 2000, Ch. 91, Sec. 6. )

ARTICLE 6. Miscellaneous Provisions [14556.50 - 14556.52]
  ( Article 6 added by Stats. 2000, Ch. 91, Sec. 6. )

14556.50.
  

The grant authorized under paragraph (32) of subdivision (a) of Section 14556.40 shall be allocated as follows:

(a) (1) Two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000) to defray the administrative costs of the North Coast Railroad Authority, allocated directly to the authority as directed by the commission at its first scheduled meeting immediately upon enactment of the Budget Act of 2000.

(2) Two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000) to defray the administrative costs of the authority, allocated directly to the authority as directed by the commission within six months from the date of enactment of the Budget Act of 2000.

(3) Five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) to defray the administrative costs of the authority, allocated to the authority as directed by the commission, within one year from the date of enactment of the Budget Act of 2000, if the commission determines that additional funding is needed by the authority as directed by the commission at its first scheduled meeting for administrative costs.

(b) Six hundred thousand dollars ($600,000) to fund completion of the authority’s rail line from Lombard to Willits, allocated directly to the authority immediately upon enactment of the Budget Act of 2000.

(c) One million dollars ($1,000,000) to fund completion of the authority’s rail line from Willits to Arcata, allocated to the authority as directed by the commission, within six months from the date of enactment of the Budget Act of 2000.

(d) Five million dollars ($5,000,000) to fund the upgrade of the authority’s rail line to Class II or III status, allocated to the authority as directed by the commission.

(e) Four million one hundred thousand dollars ($4,100,000) for environmental remediation projects, allocated to the authority as directed by the commission, within six months from the date of enactment of the Budget Act of 2000.

(f) Ten million dollars ($10,000,000) for the authority’s debt reduction, allocated to the authority as directed by the commission, within six months from the date of enactment of the Budget Act of 2000.

(g) One million eight hundred thousand dollars ($1,800,000) for use by the authority as local match funds, allocated to the authority as directed by the commission.

(h) Five million five hundred thousand dollars ($5,500,000) to fund repayment of the authority’s federal loan obligations, allocated to the authority as directed by the commission.

(i) Thirty-one million dollars ($31,000,000) for long-term stabilization projects, allocated to the authority as directed by the commission.

(Amended by Stats. 2000, Ch. 656, Sec. 6. Effective September 26, 2000.)

14556.52.
  

(a) Before grants from the fund may be allocated to any of the three Alameda Corridor East Projects identified in paragraphs (54), (55), and (73) of subdivision (a) of Section 14556.40, a report shall be completed and submitted to the commission within one year of the operative date of this section. The report shall be prepared by a team consisting of the lead applicants for those projects and the Riverside County Transportation Commission. The report shall address regional mobility needs as well as regional, state, and national economic impacts of the corridor. The team shall also evaluate and assess the technical merits, determine the phasing and delivery schedule, and identify a financing strategy for the proposed corridor improvements. Based on the good faith participation of the stakeholders, the commission shall allocate some or all of the available funds to one or more of the lead applicants for specific projects within the corridor that meet the requirements under this chapter.

(b) Funds may be allocated from the fund to produce the report required under this section.

(Amended by Stats. 2000, Ch. 656, Sec. 7. Effective September 26, 2000.)

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