Recreational Boating Safety Projects, Programs, and Activities Funded Under Provisions of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act; Fiscal Year 2018, 66291-66292 [2018-27843]

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The Coast Guard is publishing this notice to satisfy a requirement of SUMMARY: Background and Purpose Since 1998, Congress has passed a series of laws providing funding for projects, programs, and activities funded under the national recreational boating safety program, which is administered by the U.S. Coast Guard. For a detailed description of the legislative history, please see the Recreational Boating Safety Projects, Programs, and Activities Funded Under Provisions of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act; Fiscal Year 2017 Notice published in the Federal Register on November 24, 2017 (82 FR 17671). These funds are available to the Secretary from the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund (Trust Fund) established under 26 U.S.C. 9504(a) for payment of Coast Guard expenses for personnel and activities directly related to coordinating and carrying out the national recreational boating safety program. Amounts made available under this subsection remain available during the two succeeding fiscal years. Any amount that is unexpended or unobligated at the end of the 3-year period during which it is available, shall be withdrawn by the Secretary and allocated to the States in addition to any other amounts available for allocation in the fiscal year in which they are withdrawn or the following fiscal year. Use of these funds requires compliance with standard Federal contracting rules with associated lead and processing times resulting in a lag time between available funds and spending. The total amount of funding transferred to the Coast Guard from the Trust Fund, and committed, obligated, and/or expended during fiscal year 2018 for each project is shown below. Specific Accounting of Funds The total amount of funding transferred to the Coast Guard from the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund and committed, obligated, and/or expended during fiscal year 2018 for each project is shown in the chart below. Project Description 46 U.S.C. 43 Compliance: Inspection Program/Boat Testing Program. 46 U.S.C. 43 Compliance: Staff Salaries and Travel. Administrative Overhead .......................... Boating Accident Report Database (BARD) Web System. Provided for continuance of the national recreational boat compliance inspection program, which began in January 2001. Provided for personnel to oversee manufacturer compliance with 46 U.S.C. 43 requirements. Office supplies .............................................................................................................. Provided for maintaining the BARD Web System, which enables reporting authorities in the 50 States, five U.S. Territories, and the District of Columbia to submit their accident reports electronically over a secure internet connection. Provided contract personnel to conduct boating safety-related research and analysis. Provided for the collection of news stories of recreational boating accidents for more real time accident information and to identify accidents that may involve regulatory non-compliances or safety defects. Provided for member travel and meeting costs for the 96th & 97th National Boating Safety Advisory Council meetings. Provided to facilitate staff training on new grant management requirements ............. Provided for travel by employees of the Boating Safety Division to gather background and planning information for new recreational boating safety initiatives. Provided for 18 personnel directly related to coordinating and carrying out the national recreational boating safety program. Contract Personnel Support ..................... Boating Accident News Clipping Services National Boating Safety Advisory Council Grant Management Training ..................... Recreational Boating Safety Program Travel. Reimbursable Salaries .............................. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act that a detailed accounting of the projects, programs, and activities funded under the national recreational boating safety program provision of the Act be published annually in the Federal Register. This notice specifies the funding amounts the Coast Guard has committed, obligated, or expended during fiscal year 2018, as of September 30, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions on this notice please contact Mr. Jeff Ludwig, U.S. Coast Guard, Regulations Development Manager, (202) 372–1061. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Of the $7.984 million made available to the Coast Guard in fiscal year 2018, $2,696,985 has been committed, obligated, or expended and an additional $3,498,663 of prior fiscal year funds have been committed, obligated, or expended, as of September 30, 2018. The remainder of the FY17 and FY18 VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:07 Dec 21, 2018 Jkt 247001 funds made available to the Coast Guard (approximately $5,329,880) may be retained for the allowable period for the National Recreational Boating Survey, other projects, or transferred into the pool of money available for allocation through the State grant program. PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 66291 Cost $1,801,974 538,685 63,640 327,195 653,167 25,000 52,496 121,770 182,164 2,429,557 Authority This notice is issued pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552 and 46 U.S.C. 13107(c)(4). E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1 66292 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 246 / Wednesday, December 26, 2018 / Notices Dated: December 19, 2018. Jennifer F. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 246 (Wednesday, December 26, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 66291-66292]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-27843]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2010-1066]


Recreational Boating Safety Projects, Programs, and Activities 
Funded Under Provisions of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation 
Act; Fiscal Year 2018

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard is publishing this notice to satisfy a 
requirement of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act that a 
detailed accounting of the projects, programs, and activities funded 
under the national recreational boating safety program provision of the 
Act be published annually in the Federal Register. This notice 
specifies the funding amounts the Coast Guard has committed, obligated, 
or expended during fiscal year 2018, as of September 30, 2018.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions on this notice please 
contact Mr. Jeff Ludwig, U.S. Coast Guard, Regulations Development 
Manager, (202) 372-1061.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background and Purpose

    Since 1998, Congress has passed a series of laws providing funding 
for projects, programs, and activities funded under the national 
recreational boating safety program, which is administered by the U.S. 
Coast Guard. For a detailed description of the legislative history, 
please see the Recreational Boating Safety Projects, Programs, and 
Activities Funded Under Provisions of the Fixing America's Surface 
Transportation Act; Fiscal Year 2017 Notice published in the Federal 
Register on November 24, 2017 (82 FR 17671).
    These funds are available to the Secretary from the Sport Fish 
Restoration and Boating Trust Fund (Trust Fund) established under 26 
U.S.C. 9504(a) for payment of Coast Guard expenses for personnel and 
activities directly related to coordinating and carrying out the 
national recreational boating safety program. Amounts made available 
under this subsection remain available during the two succeeding fiscal 
years. Any amount that is unexpended or unobligated at the end of the 
3-year period during which it is available, shall be withdrawn by the 
Secretary and allocated to the States in addition to any other amounts 
available for allocation in the fiscal year in which they are withdrawn 
or the following fiscal year.
    Use of these funds requires compliance with standard Federal 
contracting rules with associated lead and processing times resulting 
in a lag time between available funds and spending. The total amount of 
funding transferred to the Coast Guard from the Trust Fund, and 
committed, obligated, and/or expended during fiscal year 2018 for each 
project is shown below.

Specific Accounting of Funds

    The total amount of funding transferred to the Coast Guard from the 
Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund and committed, obligated, 
and/or expended during fiscal year 2018 for each project is shown in 
the chart below.

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                    Project                                        Description                         Cost
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46 U.S.C. 43 Compliance: Inspection Program/    Provided for continuance of the national              $1,801,974
 Boat Testing Program.                           recreational boat compliance inspection
                                                 program, which began in January 2001.
46 U.S.C. 43 Compliance: Staff Salaries and     Provided for personnel to oversee manufacturer           538,685
 Travel.                                         compliance with 46 U.S.C. 43 requirements.
Administrative Overhead.......................  Office supplies.................................          63,640
Boating Accident Report Database (BARD) Web     Provided for maintaining the BARD Web System,            327,195
 System.                                         which enables reporting authorities in the 50
                                                 States, five U.S. Territories, and the District
                                                 of Columbia to submit their accident reports
                                                 electronically over a secure internet
                                                 connection.
Contract Personnel Support....................  Provided contract personnel to conduct boating           653,167
                                                 safety-related research and analysis.
Boating Accident News Clipping Services.......  Provided for the collection of news stories of            25,000
                                                 recreational boating accidents for more real
                                                 time accident information and to identify
                                                 accidents that may involve regulatory non-
                                                 compliances or safety defects.
National Boating Safety Advisory Council......  Provided for member travel and meeting costs for          52,496
                                                 the 96th & 97th National Boating Safety
                                                 Advisory Council meetings.
Grant Management Training.....................  Provided to facilitate staff training on new             121,770
                                                 grant management requirements.
Recreational Boating Safety Program Travel....  Provided for travel by employees of the Boating          182,164
                                                 Safety Division to gather background and
                                                 planning information for new recreational
                                                 boating safety initiatives.
Reimbursable Salaries.........................  Provided for 18 personnel directly related to          2,429,557
                                                 coordinating and carrying out the national
                                                 recreational boating safety program.
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    Of the $7.984 million made available to the Coast Guard in fiscal 
year 2018, $2,696,985 has been committed, obligated, or expended and an 
additional $3,498,663 of prior fiscal year funds have been committed, 
obligated, or expended, as of September 30, 2018. The remainder of the 
FY17 and FY18 funds made available to the Coast Guard (approximately 
$5,329,880) may be retained for the allowable period for the National 
Recreational Boating Survey, other projects, or transferred into the 
pool of money available for allocation through the State grant program.

Authority

    This notice is issued pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552 and 46 U.S.C. 
13107(c)(4).


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    Dated: December 19, 2018.
Jennifer F. Williams,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Director of Inspections & Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2018-27843 Filed 12-21-18; 8:45 am]
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