(Aug. 8, 1956, ch. 1036, § 3,70 Stat. 1120; Pub. L. 87–367, title I, § 103(14),Oct. 4, 1961, 75 Stat. 788; Pub. L. 87–793, § 607(a)(5),Oct. 11, 1962, 76 Stat. 849; Pub. L. 93–271, § 1,Apr. 22, 1974, 88 Stat. 92.)
References in Text
This Act, referred to in subsec. (d), is act Aug. 8, 1956, ch. 1036, 70 Stat. 1119
, as amended, known as the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956, which is classified generally to sections
of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section
of this title and Tables.
1974—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 93–271
, § 1(1), (2), struck out provisions relating to the establishment of the position of and the appointment of the Commissioner of Fish and Wildlife. Provisions for the establishment of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service within the Department of the Interior, consisting of the Bureau of Commercial Fisheries and the Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife, the appointment of a Director for each of the Bureaus, and the succession of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service to the Fish and Wildlife Service of the Department, were also struck out.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 93–271
, § 1(3), substituted provisions for the establishment of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service within the Department of the Interior, for its administration by a Director subject to the supervision of the Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife, the qualifications for and the appointment of the Director, for provisions relating to the administration of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service by the Commissioner of Fish and Wildlife subject to the supervision of the Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife.
Subsecs. (c), (d). Pub. L. 93–271
, § 1(3), added subsec. (c) and redesignated former subsec. (c) as (d). Former subsec. (d), relating to the distribution of functions, powers, and duties of former Fish and Wildlife Service, was struck out.
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 93–271
, § 1(3), struck out subsec. (e) which related to continuation of all laws, rules, and regulations administered by the Fish and Wildlife Service.
Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 93–271
, § 1(3), struck out subsec. (f) which provided for administrative authority in the Secretary of the Interior to carry out the provisions of Act Aug. 8, 1956, and for effective procedure for reorganization.
1962—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 87–793
struck out provisions which authorized the Commissioner to receive compensation at the same rate as that provided for grade GS–18.
1961—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 87–367
struck out “at Grades GS–17 each” after “by the Secretary”.
Effective Date of 1974 Amendment
Section 3 ofPub. L. 93–271
provided that: “The amendments made by this Act [amending this section and section
, Government Organization and Employees] shall take effect on July 1, 1974.”
Effective Date of 1962 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 87–793
effective on first day of first pay period which begins on or after Oct. 11, 1962, see section 610 ofPub. L. 87–793
Transfer of Functions
Transfer of functions to Secretary of Commerce from Secretary of the Interior in view of: creation of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Department of Commerce and Office of Administrator of such Administration; abolition of Bureau of Commercial Fisheries in the Interior Department and Office of Director of such Bureau; transfers of functions, including functions formerly vested by law in Secretary of the Interior or the Interior Department which were administered through Bureau of Commercial Fisheries or were primarily related to such Bureau, exclusive of certain enumerated functions with respect to Great Lakes fishery research, Missouri River Reservoir research, Gulf Breeze Biological Laboratory, and Trans-Alaska pipeline investigations; and transfer of marine sport fish program of Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife by Reorg. Plan No. 4 of 1970, eff. Oct. 3, 1970, 35
, 84 Stat. 2090
, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.
Fees for Training by National Conservation Training Center
Pub. L. 104–208
, div. A, title I, § 101(d) [title I], Sept. 30, 1996, 110 Stat. 3009–181
, 3009–185, as amended by Pub. L. 105–83
, title I, Nov. 14, 1997, 111 Stat. 1547
, provided in part: “That hereafter, pursuant to 31
, the Secretary shall charge reasonable fees for the full costs of providing training by the National Conservation Training Center, to be credited to this account, notwithstanding 31
, for the full costs of providing such training, to remain available until expended.”