16 U.S. Code § 469a–3 - Progress reports by Secretary of the Interior on surveys and work undertaken as result of surveys; disposition...and specimens recovered; coordination of survey and recovery activities; annual report
(a) Progress reports to funding or licensing agency
The Secretary shall keep the agency responsible for funding or licensing the project notified at all times of the progress of any survey made under sections 469 to 469c of this title or of any work undertaken as a result of such survey, in order that there will be as little disruption or delay as possible in the carrying out of the functions of such agency and the survey and recovery programs shall terminate at a time mutually agreed upon by the Secretary and the head of such agency unless extended by mutual agreement.
(b) Disposition of relics and specimens
The Secretary shall consult with any interested Federal and State agencies, educational and scientific organizations, and private institutions and qualified individuals, with a view to determining the ownership of and the most appropriate repository for any relics and specimens recovered as a result of any work performed as provided for in this section.
Source(Pub. L. 86–523, § 5, formerly § 2(c), (e),June 27, 1960, 74 Stat. 220, renumbered and amended Pub. L. 93–291, § 1(4), (6), (7),May 24, 1974, 88 Stat. 175; Pub. L. 96–205, title VI, § 608(b)(1),Mar. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 92; Pub. L. 103–437, § 6(d)(27),Nov. 2, 1994, 108 Stat. 4584; Pub. L. 104–333, div. I, title VIII, § 814(d)(2)(B),Nov. 12, 1996, 110 Stat. 4196.)
1996—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 104–333inserted period after “469c–1 of this title” and struck out at end “and shall submit an annual report at the end of each fiscal year to the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives and Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate indicating the scope and effectiveness of the program, the specific projects surveyed and the results produced, and the costs incurred by the Federal Government as a result thereof.”
1994—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 103–437substituted “Natural Resources” for “Interior and Insular Affairs” after “Committee on”.
1980—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 96–205substituted references to the House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs and Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, for reference to Interior and Insular Affairs Committees of the Congress.
1974—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 93–291, § 1(4), (6), redesignatedsubsec. (c) ofsection 469a of this title as subsec. (a) of this section and substituted “agency responsible for funding or licensing the project” for “instigating agency” and “agency and the survey and recovery programs shall terminate at a time mutually agreed upon by the Secretary and the head of such agency unless extended by mutual agreement” for “agency”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 93–291, § 1(6), redesignatedsubsec. (e) ofsection 469a of this title as subsec. (b) of this section.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 93–291, § 1(7), added subsec. (c).
Transfer of Functions
For transfer of certain enforcement functions of Secretary or other official in Department of the Interior and Secretary or other official in Department of Agriculture to Federal Inspector, Office of Federal Inspector for Alaska Natural Gas Transportation System, and subsequent transfer to Secretary of Energy, then to Federal Coordinator for Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Projects, see note set out under section 469a of this title.
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