16 U.S. Code § 669k - Reports and certifications

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(a) Implementation report
(1) In general
At the time at which the President submits to Congress a budget request for the Department of the Interior for fiscal year 2002, the Secretary of the Interior shall submit to the Committee on Resources of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Environment and Public Works of the Senate a report on the steps that have been taken to comply with this title  [1] and the amendments made by this title. [1]
(2) Contents
The report under paragraph (1) shall describe—
(A) the extent to which compliance with this title  [1] and the amendments made by this title  [1] has required a reduction in the number of personnel assigned to administer, manage, and oversee the Federal Assistance Program for State Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration;
(B) any revisions to this title  [1] or the amendments made by this title  [1] that would be desirable in order for the Secretary of the Interior to adequately administer the Program and ensure that funds provided to State agencies are properly used; and
(C) any other information concerning the implementation of this title  [1] and the amendments made by this title  [1] that the Secretary of the Interior considers appropriate.
(b) Projected spending report
At the time at which the President submits a budget request for the Department of the Interior for fiscal year 2002 and each fiscal year thereafter, the Secretary of the Interior shall report in writing to the Committee on Resources of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Environment and Public Works of the Senate the amounts, broken down by category, that are intended to be used for the fiscal year under section 4(a)(1) of the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act (16 U.S.C. 669c (a)(1)) andsection 4(d)(1) of the Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration Act (16 U.S.C. 777c (d)(1)). [1]
(c) Spending certification and report
Not later than 60 days after the end of each fiscal year, the Secretary of the Interior shall certify and report in writing to the Committee on Resources of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Environment and Public Works of the Senate—
(1) the amounts, broken down by category, that were used for the fiscal year under section 4(a)(1) of the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act (16 U.S.C. 669c (a)(1)) andsection 4(d)(1) of the Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration Act (16 U.S.C. 777c (d)(1));  [1]
(2) the amounts apportioned to States for the fiscal year under section 4(a)(2) of the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act (16 U.S.C. 669c (a)(2)) andsection 4(d)(2)(A) of the Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration Act (16 U.S.C. 777c (d)(2)(A));  [1]
(3) the results of the audits performed under section 9(d) of the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act (16 U.S.C. 669h (d)  [2] andsection 9(d) of the Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration Act (16 U.S.C. 777h (d));
(4) that all amounts used for the fiscal year under section 4(a)(1) of the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act (16 U.S.C. 669c (a)(1)) andsection 4(d)(1) of the Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration Act (16 U.S.C. 777c (d)(1) [1] were necessary for expenses for administration incurred in implementation of those Acts;
(5) that all amounts used for the fiscal year to administer those Acts by agency headquarters and by regional offices of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service were used in accordance with those Acts; and
(6) that the Secretary of the Interior, the Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks, the Director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Assistant Director for Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Programs each properly discharged their duties under those Acts.
(d) Certifications by States
(1) In general
Not later than 60 days after the end of each fiscal year, each State that received amounts apportioned under the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act (16 U.S.C. 669 et seq.) or the Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration Act (16 U.S.C. 777 et seq.) for the fiscal year shall certify to the Secretary of the Interior in writing that the amounts were expended by the State in accordance with each of those Acts.
(2) Transmission to Congress
Not later than December 31 of a fiscal year, the Secretary of the Interior shall transmit all certifications under paragraph (1) for the previous fiscal year to the Committee on Resources of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Environment and Public Works of the Senate.
(e) Limitation on delegation
The Secretary of the Interior shall not delegate the responsibility for making a certification under subsection (c) of this section to any person except the Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks.


[1]  See References in Text note below.

[2]  So in original. Probably should be followed by a second closing parenthesis.

Source

(Pub. L. 106–408, title I, § 133,Nov. 1, 2000, 114 Stat. 1775.)
References in Text

This title, referred to in subsec. (a), is title I of Pub. L. 106–408, Nov. 1, 2000, 114 Stat. 1762, known as the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Programs Improvement Act of 2000. For complete classification of title I to the Code, see Short Title of 2000 Amendment note set out under section 669 of this title and Tables.
The Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act, referred to in subsecs. (c)(4) to (6) and (d)(1), is act Sept. 2, 1937, ch. 899, 50 Stat. 917, as amended, also known as the Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act, which is classified generally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 669 of this title and Tables.
The Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration Act, referred to in subsecs. (b), (c), and (d)(1), is act Aug. 9, 1950, ch. 658, 64 Stat. 430, as amended, also known as the Federal Aid in Fish Restoration Act and the Fish Restoration and Management Projects Act, which is classified generally to chapter 10B (§ 777 et seq.) of this title. Section 4(d) of the Act was redesignated section 4 (b) by Pub. L. 109–59, title X, § 10113(1),Aug. 10, 2005, 119 Stat. 1927, and is classified to section 777c (b) of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 777 of this title and Tables.
Codification

Section was enacted as part of the Fish and Wildlife Programs Improvement and National Wildlife Refuge System Centennial Act of 2000, and not as part of the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act which comprises this chapter.
Change of Name

Committee on Resources of House of Representatives changed to Committee on Natural Resources of House of Representatives by House Resolution No. 6, One Hundred Tenth Congress, Jan. 5, 2007.

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