To amend title 23, United States Code, to provide for the participation of the territories in Federal-aid highway discretionary programs, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``Territories Economic Development Opportunity Act of 2011''.
SEC. 2. PARTICIPATION OF TERRITORIES IN DISCRETIONARY PROGRAMS.
Section 215 of title 23, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following: ``(h) Participation of Territories in Discretionary Programs.--In addition to the assistance made available under this section, under any program in which the Secretary may allocate funds out of the Highway Trust Fund (other than the Mass Transit Fund) to a State at the discretion of the Secretary, the Secretary may allocate funds to one or more territory for any project or activity that otherwise would be eligible under such program if such project or activity was being carried out in a State.''. <all>