2016 Code of Alabama
Title 37 - PUBLIC UTILITIES AND PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION.
Chapter 11B - ALABAMA CAPITAL ASSISTANCE STIMULUS FOR RAIL PROJECTS ACT OF 2009.
Section 37-11B-2 - Legislative findings.

AL Code § 37-11B-2 (2016) What's This?
Section 37-11B-2Legislative findings.

The Legislature finds and determines that:

(1) There exists in the State of Alabama a continuing need to construct, improve, and invest in rail and rail infrastructure within the state. A strong rail infrastructure promotes economic development and employment opportunities and promotes the public good and general welfare of the state.

(2) The public purpose of this chapter is to develop a coordinated program related to the rail infrastructure within the State of Alabama, including, but not limited to, the construction of such additional rail lines or tracks as may be necessary or advisable, the maintenance and improvement of the existing rail infrastructure, and the prudent use of state funds to take advantage of any opportunities for federal funding assistance that may be available.

(Act 2009-787, p. 2472, §2.)

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