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Alabama Code Title 23. Highways, Roads, Bridges, and Ferries § 23-1-361

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(a) The department may accept, receive, and receipt for federal and other monies, for and on behalf of the state, any municipality, county, or airport authority thereof, for the acquisition, construction, expansion, improvement, maintenance, or operation of airports and other air navigation facilities, whether the work is done by the state, or by municipalities, counties, or airport authorities, or jointly, aided by grants of aid from the United States, upon the terms and conditions prescribed by the United States and any rules or regulations made thereunder.

(b) The department shall act as the agent for each municipality, county, and airport authority for the purpose of applying for, receiving, and disbursing federal funds made available pursuant to the provisions of the Airport and Airway Development Act of 1970, 49 U.S.C. § 1701 et seq., as amended, unless a municipality, county, or airport authority owns an airport having a minimum of 10,000 originating enplanements in a calendar year on regularly scheduled airline carriers as certified by the Federal Aviation Administration, in which event the municipality, county, or airport authority may act as principal with respect to any airport owned by it, or it may designate the department as its agent for the purpose aforementioned.

(c) All funds received by the department from the United States government shall be deposited in the State Treasury to be kept and disbursed in a manner consistent with the provisions of this article and with federal requirements.

(d) All monies accepted for disbursement by the department pursuant to this section shall be deposited in the State Treasury, and, unless otherwise prescribed by the authority from which it is received, shall be kept in separate funds, designated according to the purposes for which monies were made available and held by the state in trust for such purposes. All monies are hereby appropriated for the purposes for which the same were made available, to be expended in accordance with applicable laws and regulations and with this article. The department may, whether acting for the state or as the agent of any of its municipalities, counties, or airport authorities, or when requested by the United States government or any agency or department thereof, disburse monies for the designated purposes, but this shall not preclude any other authorized method of disbursement.

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