49 U.S.C. § 30105

Current through P.L. 117-80 (published on www.congress.gov on 12/27/2021), except for [P. L. 117-58]
Section 30105 - Restriction on lobbying activities
(a) IN GENERAL.-No funds appropriated to the Secretary for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shall be available for any activity specifically designed to urge a State or local legislator to favor or oppose the adoption of any specific legislative proposal pending before any State or local legislative body.
(b) APPEARANCE AS WITNESS NOT BARRED.-Subsection (a) does not prohibit officers or employees of the United States from testifying before any State or local legislative body in response to the invitation of any member of that legislative body or a State executive office.

49 U.S.C. § 30105

Added and amended Pub. L. 105-178, title VII, §7104(a), (c), June 9, 1998, 112 Stat. 466; Pub. L. 105-206, title IX, §9012(a), July 22, 1998, 112 Stat. 864.

AMENDMENTS1998-Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 105-178, §7104(c), as added by Pub. L. 105-206 inserted "for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration" after "Secretary".

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1998 AMENDMENT Title IX of Pub. L. 105-206 effective simultaneously with enactment of Pub. L. 105-178 and to be treated as included in Pub. L. 105-178 at time of enactment, and provisions of Pub. L. 105-178 as in effect on day before July 22, 1998, that are amended by title IX of Pub. L. 105-206 to be treated as not enacted, see section 9016 of Pub. L. 105-206 set out as a note under section 101 of Title 23, Highways.

"State" means a State of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Virgin Islands.