3(4) To invest in transportation, environmental
protection, and other infrastructure that will provide
long-term economic benefits.
(5) To stabilize State and local government
budgets, in order to minimize and avoid reductions
in essential services and counterproductive state and
local tax increases.
.—The President and the heads of Federal depart-
ments and agencies shall manage and expend the funds
made available in this Act so as to achieve the purposes
specified in subsection (a), including commencing expendi-
tures and activities as quickly as possible consistent with
SEC. 4. REFERENCES.
Except as expressly provided otherwise, any reference
to ‘‘this Act’’ contained in any division of this Act shall
be treated as referring only to the provisions of that divi-
SEC. 5. EMERGENCY DESIGNATIONS.
.—Each amount in this Act is des-
ignated as an emergency requirement and necessary to
meet emergency needs pursuant to section 204(a) of S.
Con. Res. 21 (110th Congress) and section 301(b)(2) of
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