50 CFR 80.91 - What is a Federal obligation of funds and how does it occur?

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§ 80.91 What is a Federal obligation of funds and how does it occur?
An obligation of funds is a legal liability to disburse funds immediately or at a later date as a result of a series of actions. All of these actions must occur to obligate funds for the formula-based grant programs authorized by the Acts:
(a) The Service sends an annual certificate of apportionment to a State fish and wildlife agency, which tells the agency how much funding is available according to formulas in the Acts.
(b) The agency sends the Regional Director an application for Federal assistance to use the funds available to it under the Acts and commits to provide the required match to carry out projects that are substantial in character and design.
(c) The Regional Director notifies the agency that he or she approves the application for Federal assistance and states the terms and conditions of the grant.
(d) The agency accepts the terms and conditions of the grant in one of the following ways:
(1) Starts work on the grant-funded project by placing an order, entering into a contract, awarding a subgrant, receiving goods or services, or otherwise incurring allowable costs during the grant period that will require payment immediately or in the future;
(2) Draws down funds for an allowable activity under the grant; or
(3) Sends the Regional Director a letter, fax, or e-mail accepting the terms and conditions of the grant.

Title 50 published on 2013-10-01

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  • 2014-07-29; vol. 79 # 145 - Tuesday, July 29, 2014
    1. 79 FR 43961 - Addresses of Headquarters Offices
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      DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, Fish and Wildlife Service
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective on July 29, 2014.
      50 CFR Parts 2, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 36, 80, 86, 91, and 100

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Title 50 published on 2013-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 50 CFR 80 after this date.

  • 2014-07-29; vol. 79 # 145 - Tuesday, July 29, 2014
    1. 79 FR 43961 - Addresses of Headquarters Offices
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, Fish and Wildlife Service
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective on July 29, 2014.
      50 CFR Parts 2, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 36, 80, 86, 91, and 100