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  FISH AND WILDLIFE PROGRAMS IMPROVEMENT AND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE 
                      SYSTEM CENTENNIAL ACT OF 2000

[[Page 114 STAT. 1762]]

Public Law 106-408
106th Congress

                                 An Act


 
  To amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration <<NOTE: Nov. 1, 
2000 -  [H.R. 3671]>> Act and the Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration 
  Act to enhance the funds available for grants to States for fish and 
 wildlife conservation projects, to reauthorize and amend the National 
   Fish and Wildlife Foundation Establishment Act, to commemorate the 
centennial of the establishment of the first national wildlife refuge in 
      the United States on March 14, 1903, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of <<NOTE: Fish and Wildlife 
Programs Improvement and National Wildlife Refuge System Centennial Act 
of 2000.>> Representatives of the United States of America in Congress 
assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

    (a) Short Title.--This <<NOTE: 16 USC 669 note.>> Act may be cited 
as the ``Fish and Wildlife Programs Improvement and National Wildlife 
Refuge System Centennial Act of 2000''.

    (b) Table of Contents.--The table of contents of this Act is as 
follows:

Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents.

          TITLE I--WILDLIFE AND SPORT FISH RESTORATION PROGRAMS

Sec. 101. Short titles.

                    Subtitle A--Wildlife Restoration

Sec. 111. Expenses for administration.
Sec. 112. Firearm and bow hunter education and safety program grants.
Sec. 113. Multistate conservation grant program.
Sec. 114. Miscellaneous provision.

                   Subtitle B--Sport Fish Restoration

Sec. 121. Expenses for administration.
Sec. 122. Multistate conservation grant program.
Sec. 123. Funding of the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and 
           Restoration Act.
Sec. 124. Period of availability.
Sec. 125. Miscellaneous provision.
Sec. 126. Conforming amendment.

        Subtitle C--Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Programs

Sec. 131. Designation of programs.
Sec. 132. Assistant Director for Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration 
           Programs.
Sec. 133. Reports and certifications.

             TITLE II--NATIONAL FISH AND WILDLIFE FOUNDATION

Sec. 201. Short title.
Sec. 202. Purposes.
Sec. 203. Board of Directors of the Foundation.
Sec. 204. Rights and obligations of the Foundation.
Sec. 205. Annual reporting of grant details.
Sec. 206. Notice to Members of Congress.
Sec. 207. Authorization of appropriations.
Sec. 208. Limitation on authority.

          TITLE III--NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE SYSTEM CENTENNIAL

Sec. 301. Short title.

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Sec. 302. Findings and purposes.
Sec. 303. National Wildlife Refuge System Centennial Commission.
Sec. 304. Long-term planning and annual reporting requirements regarding 
           the 
           operation and maintenance backlog.
Sec. 305. Year of the National Wildlife Refuge.
Sec. 306. Authorization of appropriations.
Sec. 307. Effective date.

 TITLE I--WILDLIFE <<NOTE: Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Programs 
Improvement Act of 2000.>> AND SPORT FISH RESTORATION PROGRAMS

SEC. 101. <<NOTE: 16 USC 669 note.>> SHORT TITLES.

    (a) This Title.--This title may be cited as the ``Wildlife and Sport 
Fish Restoration Programs Improvement Act of 2000''.
    (b) Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act.--The Act of 
September 2, 1937 (16 U.S.C. 669 et seq.), is amended by adding at the 
end the following:

``SEC. 13. <<NOTE: 16 USC 669 note.>> SHORT TITLE.

    ``This Act may be cited as the `Pittman-Robertson Wildlife 
Restoration Act'.''.
    (c) Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration Act.--The Act of August 
9, 1950 (16 U.S.C. 777 et seq.), is amended by adding at the end the 
following:

``SEC. 15. <<NOTE: 16 USC 777 note.>> SHORT TITLE.

    ``This Act may be cited as the `Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish 
Restoration Act'.''.

                    Subtitle A--Wildlife Restoration

SEC. 111. EXPENSES FOR ADMINISTRATION.

    (a) Set-Aside for Expenses for Administration of the Pittman-
Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act.--Section 4 of the Pittman-Robertson 
Wildlife Restoration Act (16 U.S.C. 669c) is amended--
            (1) by redesignating subsection (b) as subsection (c);
            (2) by striking ``Sec. 4.'' and all that follows through the 
        end of the first sentence of subsection (a) and inserting the 
        following:

``SEC. 4. ALLOCATION AND APPORTIONMENT OF AVAILABLE AMOUNTS.

    ``(a) Set-Aside for Expenses for Administration of the Pittman-
Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act.--
            ``(1) In general.--
                    ``(A) Set-aside.--For fiscal year 2001 and each 
                fiscal year thereafter, of the revenues (excluding 
                interest accruing under section 3(b)) covered into the 
                fund for the fiscal year, the Secretary of the Interior 
                may use not more than the available amount specified in 
                subparagraph (B) for the fiscal year for expenses for 
                administration incurred in implementation of this Act, 
                in accordance with this subsection and section 9.
                    ``(B) Available amounts.--The available amount 
                referred to in subparagraph (A) is--
                          ``(i) for each of fiscal years 2001 and 2002, 
                      $9,000,000;

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                          ``(ii) for fiscal year 2003, $8,212,000; and
                          ``(iii) for fiscal year 2004 and each fiscal 
                      year thereafter, the sum of--
                                    ``(I) the available amount for the 
                                preceding fiscal year; and
                                    ``(II) the amount determined by 
                                multiplying--
                                            ``(aa) the available amount 
                                        for the preceding fiscal year; 
                                        and
                                            ``(bb) the change, relative 
                                        to the preceding fiscal year, in 
                                        the Consumer Price Index for All 
                                        Urban Consumers published by the 
                                        Department of Labor.
            ``(2) Period of availability; apportionment of unobligated 
        amounts.--
                    ``(A) Period of availability.--For each fiscal year, 
                the available amount under paragraph (1) shall remain 
                available for obligation for use under that paragraph 
                until the end of the fiscal year.
                    ``(B) Apportionment <<NOTE: Deadline.>> of 
                unobligated amounts.--Not later than 60 days after the 
                end of a fiscal year, the Secretary of the Interior 
                shall apportion among the States any of the available 
                amount under paragraph (1) that remains unobligated at 
                the end of the fiscal year, on the same basis and in the 
                same manner as other amounts made available under this 
                Act are apportioned among the States for the fiscal 
                year.

    ``(b) Apportionment to States.--'';
            (3) in subsection (b) (as designated by paragraph (2)), by 
        striking ``after making the aforesaid deduction, shall 
        apportion, except as provided in subsection (b) of this 
        section,'' and inserting ``after deducting the available amount 
        under subsection (a), the amount apportioned under subsection 
        (c), any amount apportioned under section 8A, and amounts 
        provided as grants under sections 10 and 11, shall apportion''; 
        and
            (4) in the first sentence of subsection (c) (as redesignated 
        by paragraph (1)), by inserting ``Puerto Rico,'' after 
        ``American Samoa,''.

    (b) Requirements and Restrictions Concerning Use of Amounts for 
Expenses for Administration.--Section 9 of the Pittman-Robertson 
Wildlife Restoration Act (16 U.S.C. 669h) is amended to read as follows:

``SEC. 9. REQUIREMENTS AND RESTRICTIONS CONCERNING USE OF AMOUNTS FOR 
            EXPENSES FOR ADMINISTRATION.

    ``(a) Authorized Expenses for Administration.--Except as provided in 
subsection (b), the Secretary of the Interior may use available amounts 
under section 4(a)(1) only for expenses for administration that directly 
support the implementation of this Act that consist of--
            ``(1) personnel costs of employees who directly administer 
        this Act on a full-time basis;
            ``(2) personnel costs of employees who directly administer 
        this Act on a part-time basis for at least 20 hours each week, 
        not to exceed the portion of those costs incurred with respect 
        to the work hours of the employee during which the employee 
        directly administers this Act, as those hours are certified by 
        the supervisor of the employee;

[[Page 114 STAT. 1765]]

            ``(3) support costs directly associated with personnel costs 
        authorized under paragraphs (1) and (2), excluding costs 
        associated with staffing and operation of regional offices of 
        the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and the Department 
        of the Interior other than for the purposes of this Act;
            ``(4) costs of determining under section 6(a) whether State 
        comprehensive plans and projects are substantial in character 
        and design;
            ``(5) overhead costs, including the costs of general 
        administrative services, that are directly attributable to 
        administration of this Act and are based on--
                    ``(A) actual costs, as determined by a direct cost 
                allocation methodology approved by the Director of the 
                Office of Management and Budget for use by Federal 
                agencies; and
                    ``(B) in the case of costs that are not determinable 
                under subparagraph (A), an amount per full-time 
                equivalent employee authorized under paragraphs (1) and 
                (2) that does not exceed the amount charged or assessed 
                for costs per full-time equivalent employee for any 
                other division or program of the United States Fish and 
                Wildlife Service;
            ``(6) costs incurred in auditing, every 5 years, the 
        wildlife and sport fish activities of each State fish and game 
        department and the use of funds under section 6 by each State 
        fish and game department;
            ``(7) costs of audits under subsection (d);
            ``(8) costs of necessary training of Federal and State full-
        time personnel who administer this Act to improve administration 
        of this Act;
            ``(9) costs of travel to States, territories, and Canada by 
        personnel who--
                    ``(A) administer this Act on a full-time basis for 
                purposes directly related to administration of State 
                programs or projects; or
                    ``(B) administer grants under section 6, 10, or 11;
            ``(10) costs of travel outside the United States (except 
        travel to Canada), by personnel who administer this Act on a 
        full-time basis, for purposes that directly relate to 
        administration of this Act and that are approved directly by the 
        Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks;
            ``(11) relocation expenses for personnel who, after 
        relocation, will administer this Act on a full-time basis for at 
        least 1 year, as certified by the Director of the United States 
        Fish and Wildlife Service at the time at which the relocation 
        expenses are incurred; and
            ``(12) costs to audit, evaluate, approve, disapprove, and 
        advise concerning grants under sections 6, 10, and 11.

    ``(b) Reporting of Other Uses.--
            ``(1) In general.--Subject to paragraph (2), if the 
        Secretary of the Interior determines that available amounts 
        under section 4(a)(1) should be used for an expense for 
        administration other than an expense for administration 
        described in subsection (a), the Secretary--
                    ``(A) shall submit to the Committee on Environment 
                and Public Works of the Senate and the Committee on 
                Resources of the House of Representatives a report

[[Page 114 STAT. 1766]]

                describing the expense for administration and stating 
                the amount of the expense; and
                    ``(B) may use any such available amounts for the 
                expense for administration only after the end of the 30-
                day period beginning on the date of submission of the 
                report under subparagraph (A).
            ``(2) Maximum amount.--For any fiscal year, the Secretary of 
        the Interior may use under paragraph (1) not more than $25,000.

    ``(c) Restriction on Use To Supplement General Appropriations.--The 
Secretary of the Interior shall not use available amounts under 
subsection (b) to supplement the funding of any function for which 
general appropriations are made for the United States Fish and Wildlife 
Service or any other entity of the Department of the Interior.
    ``(d) Audit Requirement.--
            ``(1) In general.--The Inspector General of the Department 
        of the Interior shall procure the performance of biennial 
        audits, in accordance with generally accepted accounting 
        principles, of expenditures and obligations of amounts used by 
        the Secretary of the Interior for expenses for administration 
        incurred in implementation of this Act.

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