31 U.S. Code § 6102 - Program information requirements

(a) The Director shall collect and review information on domestic assistance programs and shall provide such information to the Administrator. The information on each domestic assistance program shall include the following:
(1) identification of the program by—
(A) title;
(B) authorizing law;
(C) administering office; and
(D) an identifying number assigned by the Director.
(2) a description of the—
(A) program;
(B) objectives of the program;
(C) types of activities financed under the program;
(D) eligibility requirements;
(E) types of assistance;
(F) uses, and restrictions on the use, of assistance; and
(G) duties of recipients under the program.
(3) a specification of each formula governing eligibility for assistance or the distribution of assistance under the program, which shall be described through the use of—
(A) the language used to specify each such formula in the law authorizing the program;
(B) the language used to specify each such formula in any Federal rule promulgated pursuant to the law authorizing the program; or
(C) a mathematical statement which is derived from the language referred to in subparagraphs (A) and (B) of this paragraph;
(4) a description of all data and statistical estimates used to carry out each formula specified pursuant to paragraph (3), and an identification of the sources of such data and estimates;
(5) financial information, including the—
(A) amounts appropriated for the current fiscal year or, if unavailable, the amounts requested by the President and the amounts obligated; and
(B) average amounts of awards made in past years.
(6) identification of information contacts, including the administering office and regional and local offices with their addresses and telephone numbers.
(7) a general description of—
(A) the application requirements and procedures; and
(B) to the extent practical, an estimate of the time required to process the application.
(b) On request of the Director, an agency shall give to the Director current information on all domestic assistance programs administered by the agency. The Director shall be responsible for ensuring that the Administrator incorporates all relevant information received on a regular basis.
(c) The Administrator—
(1) shall ensure that information and catalogs under this chapter are made available to the public at reasonable prices;
(2) may develop information services to assist State and local governments in identifying and obtaining sources of assistance;
(3) shall ensure that the information in the computerized system is made current on a regular basis and that the printed catalog and supplements thereto contain the most current data available at the time of printing; and
(4) shall transmit annually the information compiled under paragraphs (3) and (4) of subsection (a) to the Committee on Government Operations of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Governmental Affairs of the Senate.

Source

(Pub. L. 97–258, Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 1001; Pub. L. 98–169, §§ 1(2), 2, 3(b), (c),Nov. 29, 1983, 97 Stat. 1113, 1114.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
6102(a). 31:1703(a) Dec. 28, 1977, Pub. L. 95–220, §§ 4, 5(d), (e), 91 Stat. 1615, 1616.
6102(b) 31:1703(b).
6102(c) 31:1704(d), (e).

In subsection (a), before clause (1), the words in parentheses are omitted as unnecessary because of the restatement. The words “information on domestic assistance programs. The information on each domestic assistance program shall include the following” are substituted for “a Federal Assistance Information Data Base . . . For each Federal domestic assistance program the data base shall” for clarity and consistency. In clause (1)(A), the word “law” is substituted for “statute” for consistency. In clause (2)(H), the word “obligations” is omitted as surplus.
In subsection (c)(1), the word “catalogs” is added for clarity.
In subsection (c)(2), the words “further”, “officials”, and “Federal” are omitted as unnecessary.
Amendments

1983—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 98–169, § 2(1), substituted “collect and review information on domestic assistance programs and shall provide such information to the Administrator” for “prepare and maintain information on domestic assistance programs”.
Pub. L. 98–169, § 1(2), substituted “Director” for “Director of the Office of Management and Budget”.
Subsec. (a)(2)(E) to (H). Pub. L. 98–169, § 3(b)(1), struck out subpar. (E) relating to formulas governing distribution of amounts, and redesignated subpars. (F) to (H) as (E) to (G), respectively.
Subsec. (a)(3) to (7). Pub. L. 98–169, § 3(b)(2), (3), added pars. (3) and (4) and redesignated former pars. (3) to (5) as (5) to (7), respectively.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 98–169, § 2(2), substituted “The Director shall be responsible for ensuring that the Administrator incorporates all relevant information received on a regular basis” for “The Director shall incorporate on a regular basis all relevant information received”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 98–169, § 2(3), substituted “Administrator” for “Director”.
Subsec. (c)(3). Pub. L. 98–169, § 2(4), added par. (3).
Subsec. (c)(4). Pub. L. 98–169, § 3(c), added par. (4).
Change of Name

Committee on Governmental Affairs of Senate changed to Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of Senate, effective Jan. 4, 2005, by Senate Resolution No. 445, One Hundred Eighth Congress, Oct. 9, 2004.
Committee on Government Operations of House of Representatives treated as referring to Committee on Government Reform and Oversight of House of Representatives by section 1(a) ofPub. L. 104–14, set out as a note preceding section 21 of Title 2, The Congress. Committee on Government Reform and Oversight of House of Representatives changed to Committee on Government Reform of House of Representatives by House Resolution No. 5, One Hundred Sixth Congress, Jan. 6, 1999. Committee on Government Reform of House of Representatives changed to Committee on Oversight and Government Reform of House of Representatives by House Resolution No. 6, One Hundred Tenth Congress, Jan. 5, 2007.
Termination of Reporting Requirements

For termination, effective May 15, 2000, of provisions in subsec. (c)(4) of this section relating to annually transmitting information to certain committees of Congress, see section 3003 ofPub. L. 104–66, as amended, set out as a note under section 1113 of this title, and page 173 of House Document No. 103–7.
Consolidated Federal Funds Report

Pub. L. 97–326, Oct. 15, 1982, 96 Stat. 1607, as amended by Pub. L. 97–452, § 4(b),Jan. 12, 1983, 96 Stat. 2480, known as the “Consolidated Federal Funds Report Act of 1982”, which required the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to prepare Consolidated Federal Funds Reports for the fiscal years 1981 through 1985, was repealed by Pub. L. 99–547, § 2(d),Oct. 27, 1986, 100 Stat. 3060, effective May 1, 1986.

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