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Full Text of this Amendment
At the end of the sections under the heading ``General Provisions'' at the end of title I, add the following:
Sec. 1__. (a) Notwithstanding sections 109, 111, 131, and 402 of title 23, United States Code (including regulations promulgated to carry out those sections), none of the funds made available by this Act may be used by the Secretary of Transportation to withhold funds provided by this Act from any State for the implementation of any program under which a State, or any of the agents, designees, or lessees of the State, acknowledges roadside maintenance by a non-State entity through living plant
materials that are arranged to identify the name or logo of the non-State entity providing the maintenance.
(b) Any funds paid to a State under a program described in subsection (a) shall be--
(1) considered to be State funds (as defined in section 101(a) of title 23, United States Code); and
(2) made available for expenditure under the direct control of the applicable State transportation department (as defined in section 101(a) of title 23, United States Code).
(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Sep 10, 2007.)