Editorial Notes
References in Text

The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, referred to in subsec. (d), is Pub. L. 91–190, Jan. 1, 1970, 83 Stat. 852, which is classified generally to chapter 55 (§ 4321 et seq.) of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 4321 of Title 42 and Tables.


2021—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 117–58 inserted “(42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.)” after “National Environmental Policy Act of 1969” in introductory provisions.

2005—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 109–59, § 1902(1), inserted “, or a local government from offering to donate funds, materials, or services performed by local government employees,” before “in connection with a project”.

Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 109–59, § 1902(2), struck out heading and text of subsec. (e). Text read as follows: “A contribution by a unit of local government of real property, funds, or material in connection with a project eligible for assistance under this title shall be credited against the State share of the project at the fair market value of the real property, funds, or material.”

1998—Pub. L. 105–178, § 1301(d)(1), substituted “Donations and credits” for “Donations” in section catchline.

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 105–178, § 1301(b)(1), substituted “Acquired” for “Donated” in heading.

Subsec. (b)(1), (2). Pub. L. 105–178, § 1301(b)(2), added pars. (1) and (2) and struck out former pars. (1) and (2) which read as follows:

“(1) General rule.—Notwithstanding any provision of this title, the State matching share for a project with respect to which Federal assistance is provided out of the Highway Trust Fund (other than the Mass Transit Account) may be credited by the fair market value of land incorporated into the project and lawfully donated to the State after the date of the enactment of this subsection.

“(2) Establishment of fair market value.—The fair market value of the donated land shall be established as determined by the Secretary. Fair market value shall not include increases and decreases in the value of donated property caused by the project. For purposes of this subsection, the fair market value of donated land shall be established as of the date the donation becomes effective or when equitable title to the land vests in the State, whichever is earlier.”

Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 105–178, § 1301(b)(3), substituted “agency of the Federal Government” for “agency of a Federal, State, or local government”.

Subsec. (b)(4). Pub. L. 105–178, § 1301(b)(4), struck out “to which the donation is applied” before period at end.

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 105–178, § 1212(a)(2)(A)(i), substituted “State transportation department” for “State highway department”.

Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 105–178, § 1301(c), added subsec. (e).

1995—Subsecs. (c), (d). Pub. L. 104–59 added subsec. (c) and redesignated former subsec. (c) as (d).

1987—Pub. L. 100–17 designated existing provisions as subsec. (a), inserted heading, and added subsecs. (b) and (c).

1975—Pub. L. 93–643 substituted “after he has been fully informed of his right to receive just compensation for the acquisition of his property” for “after he has been tendered the full amount of the estimated just compensation as established by an approved appraisal of the fair market value of the subject real property”.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 2021 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 117–58 effective Oct. 1, 2021, see section 10003 of Pub. L. 117–58, set out as a note under section 101 of this title.