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Agency:    Department of the Interior
Bureau:    United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Account:    Resource management (14-1611)
Certifying Official:    Budget Officer
Contact Information:    http://WWW.DOI.GOV   202-208-6416
Midway Operations

1 recipient will receive $3,826,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Description: Refuge Operations received an increase in funding to provide for the Service's share of the costs associated with the Midway Atoll NWR common infrastructure and airport.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (129284779) $3,826 Resource Mgt/1261 Federal
300 Ala Moana Blvd., Room 5-231 P.O. Box 50167
Honolulu, HI
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: 108-792, p. 1036
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: CONFERENCE REPORT 108-792, pg 1036. In refuge operations, there is an increase of $2.5 million to provide for the Service's share of the costs associated with the Midway Atoll NWR common infrastructure and airport (balance of infrastructure and airport operating funds should be borne by the FAA and other benefiting parties).; CONFERENCE REPORT 108-792 pg 261, Section 127...such sums as may be necessary for "Departmental Management, Salaries and Expenses," may be transferred to "United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Resource Management" for operational needs at the Midway Atoll NWR airport; CONFERENCE REPORT 108-792, pg 480 & 1464, Section 644...Notwithstanding section 1346 of title 31, U.S.C., and section 610 of this Act and any other provision of law, the head of each appropriate executive department and agency shall transfer to or reimburse the FAA, upon the direction of the Director of the OMB, funds made available by this or any other Act for the purposes described below, and shall submit budget requests for such purposes. These funds shall be administered by the FAA, in consultation with the appropriate inter-agency groups designated by the Director and shall be used to ensure the uninterrupted, continuous operation of the Midway Atoll Airfield by the FAA pursuant to an operational agreement with the DOI for the entirety of fiscal year 2005 and any period thereafter that precedes the enactment of the Transportation, Treasurer, and Independent Agencies Approp Act, 2006. The Director of the OMB shall mandate the necessary transfers after determining an equitable allocation beween the appropriate executive departments and agencies of the responsibility for funding the continuous operation of the Midway Atoll Airfield based on, but not limited to, potential use, interest in maintaining aviation safety, and applicability to governmental operations and agency mission. The total funds transferred or reimbursed shall not exceed $6.0m for any 12-month period. Such sums shall be sufficient to ensure continued operation of the airfield throughout the period cited above. Funds shall be available for operation of the airfield or airfield-related capital upgrades. The Director, OMB shall notify the Committees on Appropriations of such transfers or reimbursements within 15 days of this Act. Such transfers or reimbursements shall begin within 30 days of enactment of this Act.

Citation Comment: Amount was reduced by congressional across-the-board rescissions

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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