§ 136‑200.6.  Funds for local transportation planning efforts in areas designated nonattainment areas or maintenance areas.

(a) Application. – A regional transportation planning agency in an area designated as a nonattainment or maintenance area under the federal Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. § 7401, et seq.) that has policy‑setting authority for the entire designated area and that is representative of all local governments within the area, may apply to the Department of Transportation for funds to support local transportation planning efforts in that local government's region.

(b) Matching Required. – Funds provided under this section shall be matched one‑for‑one by the applicant agency.

(c) Use of Funds. – Funds provided under this section shall only be used by the local applicant agency to support regional transportation planning within the designated area.

(d) Local Staff Required. – Funds shall be provided under this section only if local governments in the designated area support and supply staff to the regional transportation planning agency.

(e) Limit on Funds. – The Department shall not provide more than two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000) in any fiscal year to any agency pursuant to this section. (2003‑284, s. 29.14(c).)