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                 FEDERAL REPORTS ELIMINATION ACT OF 1998

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Public Law 105-362
105th Congress

                                 An Act


 
To eliminate unnecessary and wasteful Federal reports. <<NOTE: Nov. 10, 
                          1998 -  [S. 1364]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Federal Reports 
Elimination Act of 1998.>> 

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE AND TABLE OF CONTENTS.

    (a) Short Title.--This Act may be cited as the ``Federal Reports 
Elimination Act of 1998''.
    (b) Table of Contents.--The table of contents for this Act is as 
follows:

Sec. 1. Short title and table of contents.

                   TITLE I--DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Sec. 101. Reports eliminated.

                             TITLE II--NOAA

Sec. 201. Reports eliminated.

                          TITLE III--EDUCATION

Sec. 301. Report eliminated.

                     TITLE IV--DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Sec. 401. Reports eliminated.
Sec. 402. Reports modified.

                TITLE V--ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

Sec. 501. Reports eliminated.

            TITLE VI--DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Sec. 601. Reports eliminated.
Sec. 602. Reports modified.

         TITLE VII--DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Sec. 701. Reports eliminated.

                       TITLE VIII--INDIAN AFFAIRS

Sec. 801. Reports eliminated.

                  TITLE IX--DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Sec. 901. Reports eliminated.
Sec. 902. Reports modified.

                     TITLE X--DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Sec. 1001. Reports eliminated.

                             TITLE XI--NASA

Sec. 1101. Reports eliminated.

                TITLE XII--NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

Sec. 1201. Reports eliminated.

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Sec. 1202. Reports modified.

                         TITLE XIII--OMB AND OPM

Sec. 1301. OMB.
Sec. 1302. OPM.

                            TITLE XIV--TRADE

Sec. 1401. Reports eliminated.

                 TITLE XV--DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Sec. 1501. Reports eliminated.
Sec. 1502. Reports modified.

                   TITLE I--DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

SEC. 101. REPORTS ELIMINATED.

    (a) Secondary Market Operations.--Section 338(b) of the Consolidated 
Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 1988(b)) is amended--
            (1) by striking paragraph (4); and
            (2) by redesignating paragraph (5) as paragraph (4).

    (b) Estimate of Second Preceding Month's Expenditures Under Food 
Stamp Program.--Section 18(a)(1) of the Food Stamp Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 
2027(a)(1)) is amended by striking the third and fourth sentences.
    (c) Advisory Committees.--Section 1804 of the Food and Agriculture 
Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 2284) is repealed.
    (d) Farmer-to-Consumer Direct Marketing Act of 1976.--
            (1) In general.--Section 6 of the Farmer-to-Consumer Direct 
        Marketing Act of 1976 (7 U.S.C. 3005) is repealed.
            (2) Conforming amendment.--Section 7(a) of the Farmer-to-
        Consumer Direct Marketing Act of 1976 (7 U.S.C. 3006(a)) is 
        amended by striking ``the provisions of sections 4 and 6'' and 
        inserting ``section 4''.

    (e) Agricultural Research at Land-Grant Colleges.--Section 1445(g) 
of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy 
Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 3222(g)) is amended--
            (1) by striking ``(1)'' after ``(g)''; and
            (2) by striking paragraph (2).

    (f) Foreign Ownership of Agricultural Land.--Section 5 of the 
Agricultural Foreign Investment Disclosure Act of 1978 (7 U.S.C. 3504) 
is repealed.
    (g) International Sugar Agreement, 1977.--Section 6 of Public Law 
96-236 (7 U.S.C. 3606) is repealed.
    (h) Housing Preservation Grant Program.--Section 533 of the Housing 
Act of 1949 (42 U.S.C. 1490m) is amended by striking subsection (j).
    (i) National Advisory Council on Maternal, Infant, and Fetal 
Nutrition.--Section 17(k) of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 
1786(k)) is amended--
            (1) by striking paragraph (4); and
            (2) by redesignating paragraphs (5) and (6) as paragraphs 
        (4) and (5), respectively.

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                             TITLE II--NOAA

SEC. 201. REPORTS ELIMINATED.

    (a) Report Concerning Prices for Nautical and Aeronautical 
Products.--Section 1307(a)(2)(A) of title 44, United States Code, is 
amended by striking the last sentence.
    (b) Report on National Shellfish Research Program.--Section 308 of 
the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Authorization Act of 
1992 (33 U.S.C. 1251 note) is amended--
            (1) by striking subsection (d); and
            (2) by redesignating subsections (e) and (f) as subsections 
        (d) and (e), respectively.

                          TITLE III--EDUCATION

SEC. 301. REPORT ELIMINATED.

    Section 1411 <<NOTE: 106 Stat. 822.>> of the Higher Education 
Amendments of 1992 is repealed.

                     TITLE IV--DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

SEC. 401. REPORTS ELIMINATED.

    (a) Report on Resumption of Plutonium Operations at Rocky Flats.--
Section 3133 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 
1992 and 1993 (105 Stat. 1574) is amended--
            (1) by striking subsections (c) and (d); and
            (2) by redesignating subsection (e) as subsection (c).

    (b) Electric Utility Participation Study.--Section 625 of the Energy 
Policy Act of 1992 (42 U.S.C. 13295) is repealed.
    (c) Report on Vibration Reduction Technologies.--Section 173(c) of 
the Energy Policy Act of 1992 (42 U.S.C. 13451 note) is amended--
            (1) by striking subsection (c); and
            (2) by redesignating subsection (d) as subsection (c).

    (d) Report on Process-Oriented Industrial Energy Efficiency.--
Section 132 of the Energy Policy Act of 1992 (42 U.S.C. 6349) is 
amended--
            (1) by striking subsection (d); and
            (2) by redesignating subsection (e) as subsection (d).

    (e) Report on Industrial Insulation and Audit Guidelines.--Section 
133 of the Energy Policy Act of 1992 (42 U.S.C. 6350) is amended by 
striking subsection (c).
    (f) Report on the Use of Energy Futures for Fuel Purchases.--Section 
3014 of the Energy Policy Act of 1992 (42 U.S.C. 13552) is amended--
            (1) by striking subsection (b); and
            (2) by redesignating subsections (c) and (d) as subsections 
        (b) and (c), respectively.

    (g) Report on Implementation of the Alaska Federal Civilian Energy 
Efficiency Swap Act of 1980.--Section 6 of the Alaska Federal Civilian 
Energy Efficiency Swap Act of 1980 (40 U.S.C. 795d) is repealed.

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SEC. 402. REPORTS MODIFIED.

    (a) Report on Plan for Electric Motor Vehicles.--Section 2025(b) of 
the Energy Policy Act of 1992 (42 U.S.C. 13435(b)) is amended--
            (1) in the second sentence of paragraph (1), by striking 
        ``annually'' and inserting ``biennially''; and
            (2) in the second sentence of paragraph (4), by striking 
        ``Annual'' and inserting ``Biennial''.

    (b) Coke Oven Production Technology Study.--Section 112(n)(2)(C) of 
the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7412(n)(2)(C)) is amended by striking ``The 
Secretary shall prepare annual reports to Congress on the status of the 
research program and at the completion of the study'' and inserting ``On 
completion of the study, the Secretary shall submit to Congress a report 
on the results of the study and''.

                TITLE V--ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

SEC. 501. REPORTS ELIMINATED.

    (a) Report on Effect of Pollution on Estuaries and Estuarine 
Zones.--
            (1) In general.--Section 104(n) of the Federal Water 
        Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1254(n)) is amended--
                    (A) by striking paragraph (3); and
                    (B) by redesignating paragraph (4) as paragraph (3).
            (2) Conforming amendment.--Section 320(k) of the Federal 
        Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1330(k)) is amended by 
        striking ``section 104(n)(4)'' and inserting ``section 
        104(n)(3)''.

    (b) Clean Lakes Report.--Section 314(a) of the Federal Water 
Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1324(a)) is amended--
            (1) by striking paragraph (3); and
            (2) by redesignating paragraph (4) as paragraph (3).

    (c) Report on Nonpoint Source Management Programs.--Section 319 of 
the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1329) is amended--
            (1) in subsection (i), by striking paragraph (4);
            (2) by striking subsection (m); and
            (3) by redesignating subsection (n) as subsection (m).

    (d) Report on Measures Taken To Meet Objectives of Federal Water 
Pollution Control Act.--
            (1) In general.--Section 516 of the Federal Water Pollution 
        Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1375) is amended--
                    (A) by striking subsections (a), (b)(2), (c), (d), 
                and (e);
                    (B) by striking ``(b)(1)''; and
                    (C) by redesignating subparagraphs (A) through (D) 
                as paragraphs (1) through (4), respectively.
            (2) Conforming amendments.--
                    (A) Section 104 of the Federal Water Pollution 
                Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1254) is amended--
                          (i) in subsection (a)(5), by striking ``in the 
                      report required under subsection (a) of section 
                      516'' and inserting ``not later than 90 days after 
                      the date of convening of each session of 
                      Congress''; and

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                          (ii) in the first sentence of subsection 
                      (o)(2), by striking ``in the report required under 
                      subsection (a) of section 516'' and inserting 
                      ``not later than 90 days after the date of 
                      convening of each session of Congress''.
                    (B) The fourth sentence of section 116(b) of the 
                Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1266(b)) 
                is amended by striking ``section 616(b) of this Act'' 
                and inserting ``section 516''.
                    (C) The last sentence of section 205(a) of the 
                Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1285(a)) 
                is amended by striking ``section 516(b)'' and inserting 
                ``section 516''.
                    (D) The second sentence of section 210 of the 
                Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1290) is 
                amended by striking ``shall be included in the report 
                required under section 516(a) of this Act'' and 
                inserting ``shall be reported to Congress not later than 
                90 days after the date of convening of each session of 
                Congress''.

    (e) Study of Environmental Problems Associated With Improper 
Disposal or Reuse of Oil.--Section 9 of the Used Oil Recycling Act of 
1980 <<NOTE: 42 USC 6932 note.>>  (Public Law 96-463; 94 Stat. 2058) is 
repealed.

    (f) Report on State and Local Training Needs and Obstacles to 
Employment in Solid Waste Management and Resource Recovery.--Section 
7007 of the Solid Waste Disposal Act (42 U.S.C. 6977) is amended by 
striking subsection (c).
    (g) Interim Report of National Advisory Commission on Resource 
Conservation and Recovery.--Section 33(a) of the Solid Waste Disposal 
Act Amendments of 1980 (Public Law 96-482, 94 Stat. 2356; 42 U.S.C. 6981 
note) is amended--
            (1) by striking paragraph (7); and
            (2) by redesignating paragraph (8) as paragraph (7).

    (h) Final Report on Medical Waste Management.--
            (1) In general.--The Solid Waste Disposal Act is amended--
                    (A) by striking section 11008 (42 U.S.C. 6992g); and
                    (B) by redesignating sections 11009 through 11012 
                (42 U.S.C. 6992h through 6992k) as sections 11008 
                through 11011, respectively.
            (2) Conforming amendments.--The table of contents in section 
        1001 of the Solid Waste Disposal Act (42 U.S.C. prec. 6901) is 
        amended--
                    (A) by striking the item relating to section 11008; 
                and
                    (B) by redesignating the items relating to sections 
                11009 through 11012 as the items relating to sections 
                11008 through 11011, respectively.

    (i) Report on Status of Demonstration Program To Test Methods and 
Technologies of Reducing or Eliminating Radon Gas.--Section 118(k)(2) of 
the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (Public Law 99-
499; 42 U.S.C. 7401 note) is amended--
            (1) by striking subparagraph (B); and
            (2) by redesignating subparagraph (C) as subparagraph (B).

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            TITLE VI--DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

SEC. 601. REPORTS ELIMINATED.

    (a) Amendments.--
            (1) Public health service act.--The Public Health Service 
        Act (42 U.S.C. 201 et seq.) is amended as follows:
                    (A) Section 402(f) (42 U.S.C. 282(f)) is amended--
                          (i) in paragraph (1), by inserting ``and'' at 
                      the end;
                          (ii) in paragraph (2), by striking ``; and'' 
                      and inserting a period; and
                          (iii) by striking paragraph (3) (relating to 
                      annual reports on disease prevention).
                    (B) Section 408(a) (42 U.S.C. 284c(a)) is amended by 
                striking paragraph (4) (relating to annual reports of 
                the National Institutes of Health on administrative 
                expenses).
                    (C) Section 430 (42 U.S.C. 285c-4) is amended--
                          (i) by striking subsection (j) (relating to 
                      annual reports of the National Diabetes Advisory 
                      Board, the National Digestive Diseases Advisory 
                      Board, and the National Kidney and Urologic 
                      Diseases Advisory Board); and
                          (ii) by redesignating subsection (k) as 
                      subsection (j).
                    (D) Section 439 (42 U.S.C. 285d-4) is amended by 
                striking subsection (c) (relating to annual reports by 
                the Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases 
                Interagency Coordinating Committee).
                    (E) Section 451 (42 U.S.C. 285g-3) is amended--
                          (i) in subsection (a), by striking ``(a) 
                      There'' and inserting ``There''; and
                          (ii) by striking subsection (b) (relating to 
                      reports by the Associate Director for Prevention 
                      of the National Institute of Child Health and 
                      Human Development).
                    (F) Section 494A (42 U.S.C. 289c-1) is amended--
                          (i) by striking subsection (b) (relating to 
                      reports on health services research); and
                          (ii) by striking ``(a)'' and all that follows 
                      through ``The Secretary'' and inserting ``The 
                      Secretary''.
                    (G) Section 1009 (42 U.S.C. 300a-6a) (relating to 
                plans and reports regarding family planning) is 
                repealed.
                    (H) Section 2104 (42 U.S.C. 300aa-4) (relating to 
                National Vaccine Program reports) is repealed.
            (2) Other acts.--The following provisions are amended:
                    (A) Section 540 of the Federal Food, Drug, and 
                Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 360qq) (relating to annual 
                reports on the administration of the Radiation Control 
                for Health and Safety program) is repealed.
                    (B) Section 405 of the Indian Health Care 
                Improvement Act (25 U.S.C. 1645) (relating to the tribal 
                organization demonstration program for direct billing of 
                medicare, medicaid, and other third party payors) is 
                repealed.
                    (C) Section 1200 of the Comprehensive Drug Abuse 
                Prevention and Control Act of 1970 (42 U.S.C. 3509) 
                (relating to the report of the Public Health Service) is 
                repealed.

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                    (D) Section 719 of the Indian Health Care Amendments 
                of 1988 (Public Law 100-713; 102 Stat. 4838) (relating 
                to the impact of the final rule relating to eligibility 
                for health care services of the Indian Health Service) 
                is repealed.
                    (E) The Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias 
                Research Act of 1992 is amended by striking sections 911 
                and 912 (42 U.S.C. 11211 and 11212) (relating to the 
                establishment and functions of the Council on 
                Alzheimer's Disease).
                    (F) The International Health Research Act of 1960 
                (Public Law 86-610) <<NOTE: 22 USC 2103.>>  is amended 
                by striking section 5(h).

    (b) Social Security Act and Related Provisions.--
            (1) Section 8403(b) of the Technical and Miscellaneous 
        Revenue Act of 1988 (Public Law 100-647; 102 Stat. 3799) is 
        repealed.
            (2) Section 4207(c)(2)(B) of the Omnibus Budget 
        Reconciliation Act of 1990 (Public Law 101-508; 104 Stat. 1388-
        120) (42 U.S.C. 1395x note) is repealed.
            (3) Section 9601(f) of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget 
        Reconciliation Act of 1985 (Public Law 99-272; 100 Stat. 222) 
        (42 U.S.C. 1395b note) is repealed.
            (4) Section 6003(i) of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act 
        of 1989 (Public Law 101-239; 103 Stat. 2158) (42 U.S.C. 1395ww 
        note) is repealed.
            (5) Section 6102(d)(4) of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation 
        Act of 1989 (Public Law 101-239; 103 Stat. 2185) (42 U.S.C. 
        1395w-4 note) is repealed.
            (6) Section 1882(l)(6) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 
        1395ss(l)(6)) is repealed.
            (7) Section 4056(d) of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act 
        of 1987 (Public Law 100-203; 101 Stat. 1330-99) (42 U.S.C. 1395l 
        note) (as redesignated by section 411(f)(14) of the Medicare 
        Catastrophic Coverage Act of 1988 (Public Law 100-360; 102 Stat. 
        781)) is repealed.

SEC. 602. REPORTS MODIFIED.

    (a) Indian Health.--Subsection (e) of section 513 of the Indian 
Health Care Improvement Act (25 U.S.C. 1660c(e)) is amended by striking 
``two years'' and inserting ``5 years''.
    (b) Social Security Act.--
            (1) Section 4801(e)(17)(B) of the Omnibus Budget 
        Reconciliation Act of 1990 (Public Law 101-508; 104 Stat. 1388-
        218) (42 U.S.C. 1396r note) is amended by striking ``January 1, 
        1992'' and inserting ``January 1, 1999''.
            (2) Section 4360(f) of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act 
        of 1990 (Public Law 101-508; 104 Stat. 1388-140) (42 U.S.C. 
        1395b-4) is amended by striking ``Not later than 180 days after 
        the date of the enactment of this section'' and inserting 
        ``Beginning with 1992''.

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         TITLE VII--DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

SEC. 701. REPORTS ELIMINATED.

    (a) Funding Relating to Evaluating and Monitoring Programs.--Section 
7(r) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Act (42 U.S.C. 
3535(r)) is amended--
            (1) by striking paragraph (5); and
            (2) by redesignating paragraph (6) as paragraph (5).

    (b) State and Local Strategies for Removal of Barriers to Affordable 
Housing.--Section 1207 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 
1992 (42 U.S.C. 12705a note) is repealed.
    (c) Comprehensive Review and Evaluation of Homeless Assistance 
Programs.--Section 1409 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 
1992 (42 U.S.C. 11361 note) is amended--
            (1) by striking ``(a) In General.--''; and
            (2) by striking subsection (b).

    (d) Neighborhood Redevelopment Program.--Section 123 of the Housing 
and Urban-Rural Recovery Act of 1983 <<NOTE: 42 USC 5318a.>>  (42 U.S.C. 
5318 note) is amended--
            (1) by striking subsection (f); and
            (2) by redesignating subsections (g) and (h) as subsections 
        (f) and (g), respectively.

    (e) Homeownership Demonstration Program.--Section 132 of the Housing 
and Community Development Act of 1992 (Public Law 102-550; 106 Stat. 
3712) is amended--
            (1) by striking subsection (f); and
            (2) by redesignating subsections (g) and (h) as subsections 
        (f) and (g), respectively.

    (f) Rural Rental Rehabilitation Demonstration.--Section 311 of the 
Housing and Community Development Act of 1987 (42 U.S.C. 1490m note) is 
amended--
            (1) by striking subsection (c); and
            (2) by redesignating subsection (d) as subsection (c).

    (g) Summary of Activities Under New Town Demonstration.--Section 
1108 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1992 (42 U.S.C. 
5318 note) is amended by striking ``the following'' and all that follows 
before the period at the end of the section and inserting the following: 
``a copy of the new town plan of the governing board, upon the approval 
of that plan under section 1102(d)''.

                       TITLE VIII--INDIAN AFFAIRS

SEC. 801. REPORTS ELIMINATED.

    (a) Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Report.--
Section 412 of the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence 
Prevention Act (25 U.S.C. 3211) is repealed.
    (b) Reports Under the Indian Financing Act of 1974.--Section 217 of 
the Indian Financing Act of 1974 (25 U.S.C. 1497) is amended by striking 
subsection (f).
    (c) Education Amendments of 1978.--

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            (1) Report on demonstration projects.--Section 1121(h) of 
        the Education Amendments of 1978 (25 U.S.C. 2001(h)) is 
        amended--
                    (A) by striking paragraph (4); and
                    (B) by redesignating paragraph (5) as paragraph (4).
            (2) National criteria for dormitory situations.--Section 
        1122(d) of the Education Amendments of 1978 (25 U.S.C. 2002(d)) 
        is amended by striking paragraph (3).
            (3) Positions contracted under grants of post-differential 
        authority in the bia schools.--Section 1132(h)(3)(B) of the 
        Education Amendments of 1978 (25 U.S.C. 2012(h)(3)(B)) is 
        amended by striking clause (iv).
            (4) Report.--Section 1137 of the Education Amendments of 
        1978 (25 U.S.C. 2017) is amended--
                    (A) by striking the section designation and heading 
                and inserting the following:

``SEC. 1137. BIENNIAL REPORT.'';

                and
                    (B) in the first sentence of subsection (a)--
                          (i) by striking ``annual report'' and 
                      inserting ``biennial report''; and
                          (ii) by striking ``during the year'' and 
                      inserting ``during the 2-year period covered by 
                      the report''.
            (5) Regulations.--Section 1139 of the Education Amendments 
        of 1978 (25 U.S.C. 2019) is repealed.
            (6) Technical correction.--Section 605(b)(2) of the School-
        to-Work Opportunity Act of 1994 (20 U.S.C. 6235(b)(2)) is 
        amended by striking ``(as defined in section 1139(3) of the 
        Education Amendments of 1978 (25 U.S.C. 2019(3))'' and inserting 
        ``(as defined in section 1146(3) of the Education Amendments of 
        1978 (25 U.S.C. 2026(3))''.

    (d) Tribally Controlled Schools Act of 1988.--Section 5206 of the 
Tribally Controlled Schools Act of 1988 (25 U.S.C. 2505) is amended by 
striking subsection (g).
    (e) Public Law 96-135.--Section 2 of Public Law 96-135 (25 U.S.C. 
472a) is amended--
            (1) by striking subsection (d);
            (2) by redesignating subsections (e) and (f) as subsections 
        (d) and (e), respectively; and
            (3) in subsection (d), as so redesignated--
                    (A) by striking paragraph (2); and
                    (B) by striking ``(1) The Office'' and inserting 
                ``The Office''.

    (f) Native Americans Educational Assistance Act.--Section 4 of the 
Native Americans Educational Assistance Act (25 U.S.C. 2001 note) is 
amended--
            (1) by striking subsection (c); and
            (2) by redesignating subsection (d) as subsection (c).

    (g) Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act.--Section 
106 of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (25 
U.S.C. 450j-1) is amended--
            (1) by striking subsection (c); and
            (2) by redesignating subsections (d) through (o) as 
        subsections (c) through (n), respectively.

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                  TITLE IX--DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

SEC. 901. REPORTS ELIMINATED.

    (a) Pacific Yew Act.--
            (1) Repeal.--Section 7 of the Pacific Yew Act (16 U.S.C. 
        4806) is repealed.
            (2) Conforming amendment.--Section 8 of such Act (16 U.S.C. 
        4807) is amended--
                    (A) by striking ``the relevant congressional 
                committees, as listed in section 7,'' and inserting 
                ``the Committee on Resources and the Committee on 
                Agriculture of the House of Representatives, and the 
                Committee on Environment and Public Works, the Committee 
                on Energy and Natural Resources, and the Committee on 
                Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the Senate,''; 
                and
                    (B) by redesignating such section as section 7.

    (b) Size and Condition of the Tule Elk Herd in California.--
            (1) Repeal.--Section 3 of Public Law 94-389 (16 U.S.C. 673f) 
        is repealed.
            (2) Redesignation.--Section 4 of Public Law 94-389 (16 
        U.S.C. 673g) is redesignated as section 3.

    (c) Water Quality of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and San 
Francisco Bay Estuarine Systems.--Section 4 of Public Law 96-375 (94 
Stat. 1506) is amended by striking the second sentence.
    (d) Colorado River Floodway Maps.--
            (1) Repeal of requirements.--Section 5(b) of the Colorado 
        River Floodway Protection Act (43 U.S.C. 1600c(b)) is amended--
                    (A) by striking ``(b)(1)'' and inserting ``(b)'';
                    (B) by striking paragraphs (2) and (3); and
                    (C) by redesignating clauses (i) and (ii) as 
                paragraphs (1) and (2), respectively.
            (2) Conforming amendment.--Section 5(c)(1) of such Act (43 
        U.S.C. 1600c(c)(1)) is amended by striking ``the appropriate 
        officers referred to in paragraph (3) of subsection (b),'' and 
        inserting ``appropriate chief executive officers of States, 
        counties, municipalities, water districts, Indian tribes, or 
        equivalent jurisdictions in which the Floodway is located,''.

    (e) Certification of Adequate Soil Survey of Land Classification.--
            (1) 1953 act.--The first section of title I of the Interior 
        Department Appropriation Act, 1953, <<NOTE: 43 USC 390a note.>>  
        is amended in the matter under the heading ``construction and 
        rehabilitation'' under the heading ``BUREAU OF RECLAMATION'' (66 
        Stat. 451) by striking ``: Provided further, That no part of 
        this or any other appropriation'' and all that follows through 
        ``means of irrigation''.
            (2) 1954 act.--The first section of title I of the Interior 
        Department Appropriation Act, 1954 (43 U.S.C. 390a; 67 Stat. 
        266) is amended--
                    (A) in the matter under the heading ``construction 
                and rehabilitation'' under the heading ``Bureau of 
                Reclamation'', by striking ``: Provided further, That no 
                part

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                of this or any other appropriation'' and all that 
                follows through ``demonstrated in practice''; and
                    (B) by striking ``Such surveys shall include an 
                investigation of soil characteristics which might result 
                in toxic or hazardous irrigation return flows.'' (as 
                added by section 10 of the Garrison Diversion Unit 
                Reformulation Act of 1986 (100 Stat. 426)).

    (f) Claims Submitted From the Teton Dam Failure.--Section 8 of 
Public Law 94-400 (90 Stat. 1213) is repealed.
    (g) Study of the Feasibility and Suitability of Establishing 
Niobrara-Buffalo Prairie National Park.--
            (1) Repeal.--Section 8 of the Niobrara Scenic River 
        Designation Act of 1991 (Public Law 102-50; 16 U.S.C. 1a-5 note) 
        is repealed.
            (2) Redesignation.--Section 9 of such Act (Public Law 102-
        50; 105 Stat. 258) <<NOTE: 16 USC 1274 note.>>  is redesignated 
        as section 8.

    (h) Study of Route 66.--The Route 66 Study Act of 1990 (Public Law 
101-400; 104 Stat. 861) is repealed.
    (i) Report on Anthracite Mine Water Control and Mine Sealing and 
Filling Program.--The Act entitled ``An Act to provide for the 
conservation of anthracite coal resources through measures of flood 
control and anthracite mine drainage, and for other purposes'', approved 
July 15, 1955, is amended--
            (1) by striking section 5 (30 U.S.C. 575); and
            (2) by redesignating section 6 (30 U.S.C. 576) as section 5.

    (j) Audit of Federal Royalty Management System.--
            (1) In general.--Section 302 of the Federal Oil and Gas 
        Royalty Management Act of 1982 (30 U.S.C. 1752) is amended--
                    (A) in subsection (a), by striking ``(a)''; and
                    (B) by striking subsection (b).
            (2) Conforming amendment.--Section 304(c) of the Federal Oil 
        and Gas Royalty Management Act of 1982 (30 U.S.C. 1753(c)) is 
        amended by striking ``Except as expressly provided in subsection 
        302(b), nothing'' and inserting ``Nothing''.

    (k) Report on Bidding Options for Oil and Gas Leases on Outer 
Continental Shelf Land.--Section 8(a) of the Outer Continental Shelf 
Lands Act (43 U.S.C. 1337(a)) is amended by striking paragraph (9).
    (l) Reports on Outer Continental Shelf Leasing and Production 
Program and Promotion of Competition in Leasing.--
            (1) In general.--Section 15 of the Outer Continental Shelf 
        Lands Act (43 U.S.C. 1343) is repealed.
            (2) Conforming amendment.--Section 22 of the Outer 
        Continental Shelf Lands Act (43 U.S.C. 1348) is amended by 
        striking subsection (g).

    (m) Audit of Financial Report of Governor of Guam.--The sixth 
undesignated paragraph of section 6 of the Organic Act of Guam (48 
U.S.C. 1422) is amended by striking the third and fifth sentences.
    (n) Audit of Financial Report of Governor of the Virgin Islands.--
The fourth undesignated paragraph of section 11 of the Revised Organic 
Act of the Virgin Islands (48 U.S.C. 1591) is amended by striking the 
third and fifth sentences.

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    (o) Audit of Financial Report of Governor of American Samoa.--
Section 501(a) of Public Law 96-205 (48 U.S.C. 1668(a)) is amended by 
striking the third and fifth sentences.
    (p) Audit of Financial Report of Chief Executives of Certain 
Territories.--Section 5 of Public Law 92-257 (48 U.S.C. 1692) is amended 
by striking the third and fifth sentences.
    (q) Report on Activities Under Helium Act.--Section 16 of the Helium 
Act (50 U.S.C. 167n) is repealed.
    (r) Report on Contract Awards Made To Facilitate National Defense.--
            (1) In general.--Public Law 85-804 is amended--
                    (A) by striking section 4 (50 U.S.C. 1434); and
                    (B) by redesignating section 5 (50 U.S.C. 1435) as 
                section 4.
            (2) Conforming amendment.--Section 502(a)(6) of the National 
        Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1651(a)(6)) is amended by striking 
        ``1431-1435'' and inserting ``1431 et seq.''.

SEC. 902. REPORTS MODIFIED.

    (a) Recommendations on Prospective Timber Sales.--The first sentence 
of section 318(h) of Public Law 101-121 (103 Stat. 750) is amended by 
striking ``a monthly basis'' and inserting ``an annual basis''.
    (b) Report on Nationwide Geologic Mapping Program.--Section 8 of the 
National Geologic Mapping Act of 1992 (43 U.S.C. 31g) is amended--
            (1) in the section heading, by striking ``ANNUAL'' and 
        inserting ``BIENNIAL''; and
            (2) in the first sentence--
                    (A) by striking ``each fiscal year, submit an annual 
                report'' and inserting ``each second fiscal year, submit 
                a biennial report''; and
                    (B) by striking ``preceding fiscal year'' and 
                inserting ``2 preceding fiscal years''.

                     TITLE X--DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

SEC. 1001. REPORTS ELIMINATED.

    (a) Emergency Law Enforcement Assistance Report.--Section 609U of 
the Justice Assistance Act of 1984 (42 U.S.C. 10509) is repealed.
    (b) Diversion Control Fee Account Report.--Section 111(b) of the 
Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related 
Agencies Appropriations Act, 1993 (21 U.S.C. 886a) is amended by 
striking paragraph (5).
    (c) Damage Settlement Report.--Section 3724 of title 31, United 
States Code, is amended--
            (1) by striking subsection (b); and
            (2) by redesignating subsection (c) as subsection (b).

    (d) Banking Law Offense Report.--Section 8(u) of the Federal Deposit 
Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1818(u)) is amended--
            (1) by striking paragraph (3); and
            (2) by redesignating paragraphs (4) through (8) as 
        paragraphs (3) through (7), respectively.

    (e) Banking Law Offense Rewards Report.--Section 2571 of the Crime 
Control Act of 1990 (12 U.S.C. 4211) is repealed.

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    (f) Banking Institutions Soundness Report.--Section 1542 of the 
Housing and Community Development Act of 1992 (12 U.S.C. 1831m-1) is 
amended by striking subsection (e).

                             TITLE XI--NASA

SEC. 1101. REPORTS ELIMINATED.

    (a) Activities of the National Space Grant College and Fellowship 
Program.--Section 212 of the National Space Grant College and Fellowship 
Act (42 U.S.C. 2486j) is repealed.
    (b) Notification of Procurement of Long-Lead Materials for Solid 
Rocket Monitors on Other Than Cooperative Basis.--Section 121 of the 
National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 1988 
(101 Stat. 869) is amended by striking subsection (d).
    (c) Capital Development Plan for Space Station Program.--Section 107 
of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act 
of 1988 <<NOTE: 42 USC 2451 note.>>  (101 Stat. 864) is repealed.

    (d) Notice of Modification of NASA.--
            (1) 1985 Act.--Section 103 of the National Aeronautics and 
        Space Administration Authorization Act, 1985 (98 Stat. 424) is 
        repealed.
            (2) 1986 Act.--Section 103 of the National Aeronautics and 
        Space Administration Authorization Act of 1986 (99 Stat. 1014) 
        is repealed.

    (e) Expenditures Exceeding Astronomy Program.--Section 104 of the 
National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act, 1984 
(97 Stat. 284) is repealed.
    (f) Proposed Decision or Policy Concerning Commercialization.--
Section 110 of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration 
Authorization Act, 1984 (42 U.S.C. 2465) is repealed.
    (g) Joint Former Soviet Union Studies in Biomedical Research.--
Section 605 of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration 
Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1993 (42 U.S.C. 2487d) is repealed.

                TITLE XII--NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

SEC. 1201. REPORTS ELIMINATED.

    (a) Report of Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards.--Section 29 
of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (42 U.S.C. 2039) is amended by striking 
the sixth and seventh sentences.
    (b) Report on the Price-Anderson Act.--Section 170 p. of the Atomic 
Energy Act of 1954 (42 U.S.C. 2210(p)) is amended--
            (1) by striking ``(1)''; and
            (2) by striking paragraph (2).

SEC. 1202. REPORTS MODIFIED.

    Section 1701(b)(1) of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (42 U.S.C. 
2297f(b)(1)) is amended--

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            (1) by striking ``The Nuclear'' and inserting ``Not later 
        than the date on which a certificate of compliance is issued 
        under subsection (c), the Nuclear''; and
            (2) by striking ``at least annually''.

                         TITLE XIII--OMB AND OPM

SEC. 1301. OMB.

    (a) Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990.--The 
Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990 (Public Law 
101-410; 28 U.S.C. 2461 note) is amended by--
            (1) striking section 6; and
            (2) redesignating section 7 as section 6.

    (b) Voluntary Contributions by the United States to International 
Organizations.--Section 306 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 
U.S.C. 2226) is amended by--
            (1) striking ``(a) The'' and inserting ``The''; and
            (2) striking subsection (b).

    (c) Prompt Payment Act.--
            (1) In general.--Section 3906 of title 31, United States 
        Code, is repealed.
            (2) Technical and conforming amendments.--
                    (A) Section 3901(c) of such title is amended by 
                striking ``, except section 3906 of this title,''.
                    (B) Section 3902(b) of such title is amended by 
                striking ``Except as provided in section 3906 of this 
                title, the'' and inserting ``The''.
                    (C) The table of sections for chapter 39 of such 
                title is amended by striking the item relating to 
                section 3906.

    (d) Title 5.--Section 552a(u) of title 5, United States Code, is 
amended--
            (1) by striking paragraph (6); and
            (2) by redesignating paragraph (7) as paragraph (6), and in 
        that redesignated paragraph by striking ``paragraphs (3)(D) and 
        (6)'' and inserting ``paragraph (3)(D)''.

SEC. 1302. OPM.

    (a) Administrative Law Judges.--Section 1305 of title 5, United 
States Code, is amended by striking ``require reports by agencies, issue 
reports, including an annual report to Congress,''.
    (b) Federal Employee Retirement and Benefits.--
            (1) In general.--Section 1308 of title 5, United States 
        Code, is repealed.
            (2) Technical and conforming amendments.--(A) The table of 
        sections for chapter 13 of title 5, United States Code, is 
        amended by striking the item relating to section 1308.
            (B) Chapter 47 of title 5, United States Code, is amended--
                    (i) by striking section 4705 and redesignating 
                section 4706 as section 4705; and
                    (ii) in the analysis at the beginning of the chapter 
                by striking the items relating to sections 4705 and 4706 
                and inserting the following:
        ``Sec. 4705. Regulations.''.

    (c) Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund.--Section 8348(g) 
of title 5, United States Code, is amended by striking the third 
sentence.

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    (d) Placement of Non-Indian Employees.--Section 2(e) of the Act of 
December 5, 1979 (25 U.S.C. 472a(e); Public Law 96-135; 93 Stat. 1058) 
is amended--
            (1) by striking ``(1)'' after ``(e)''; and
            (2) by striking paragraph (2).

                            TITLE XIV--TRADE

SEC. 1401. REPORTS ELIMINATED.

    (a) Coffee Trade.--
            (1) Section 5 of the International Coffee Agreement Act of 
        1980 (19 U.S.C. 1356n) is repealed.
            (2) Section 4 of the International Coffee Agreement Act of 
        1980 (19 U.S.C. 1356m) is repealed.

    (b) Trade Act of 1974.--
            (1) Section 126 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2136(c)) 
        is amended--
                    (A) by repealing subsection (c); and
                    (B) by redesignating subsection (d) as subsection 
                (c).
            (2) Section 411 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2441), 
        and the item relating to that section in the table of contents 
        for that Act, are repealed.

    (c) Uruguay Round Agreements Act.--Section 424 of the Uruguay Round 
Agreements Act (19 U.S.C. 3622), and the item relating to that section 
in the table of contents contained in section 1(b) of that Act, are 
repealed.
    (d) Restrictions on Expenditures.--Section 109(c)(3) of Public Law 
100-202 (101 Stat. 1329-435; 41 U.S.C. 10b note) is amended--
            (1) in subparagraph (A) by striking ``and'' after the 
        semicolon;
            (2) in subparagraph (B) by striking ``; and'' and inserting 
        a period; and
            (3) by repealing subparagraph (C).

                 TITLE XV--DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

SEC. 1501. REPORTS ELIMINATED.

    (a) Reports About Government Pension Plans.--Section 9503 of title 
31, United States Code, is amended by striking subsection (a).
    (b) Transportation Air Quality Report.--Section 108(f) of the Clean 
Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7408(f)) is amended by striking paragraphs (3) and 
(4).
    (c) Indian Reservation Roads Study.--Section 1042 of the Intermodal 
Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 <<NOTE: 23 USC 202 
note.>>  (105 Stat. 1993) is repealed.

    (d) Study of Impact of Climatic Conditions.--Section 1101-1102 of 
the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 <<NOTE: 23 
USC 104 note.>>  (105 Stat. 2027) is repealed.

    (e) Bumper Standards.--
            (1) In general.--Section 32510 of title 49, United States 
        Code, is repealed.

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            (2) Conforming amendment.--The chapter analysis for chapter 
        325 of title 49, United States Code, is amended by striking the 
        item relating to section 32510.

SEC. 1502. REPORTS MODIFIED.

    (a) Coast Guard Report on Major Acquisition Projects.--Section 337 
of the Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations 
Act, 1993 (106 Stat. 1551) is amended--
            (1) by striking ``quarterly'' and inserting ``biannual''; 
        and
            (2) in the last proviso, by striking ``preceding quarter'' 
        and inserting ``preceding 6-month period''.

    (b) Aviation Security Report.--Section 44938 of title 49, United 
States Code, is amended--
            (1) in the second sentence of subsection (a)--
                    (A) by striking ``annual'' and inserting 
                ``biennial''; and
                    (B) by inserting ``in each year the Administrator 
                submits the biennial report'' before the comma;
            (2) in subsection (b) by striking ``annually'' and inserting 
        ``biennially''; and
            (3) by striking subsection (c).

    (c) Report on Public Transportation.--Section 308(e)(1) of title 49, 
United States Code, is amended by striking ``submit a report to Congress 
in January of each even-numbered year'' and inserting ``submit to 
Congress in March 1998, and in March of each even-numbered year 
thereafter, a report''.
    (d) National Ballast Information Clearinghouse.--Section 1102(f)(2) 
of the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990 
(16 U.S.C. 4712(f)(2)) is amended by striking ``biannual'' and inserting 
``biennial''.

    Approved November 10, 1998.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 1364:
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SENATE REPORTS: No. 105-187 (Comm. on Governmental Affairs).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 144 (1998):
            June 10, considered and passed Senate.
            Oct. 13, considered and passed House, amended.
            Oct. 21, Senate concurred in House amendment with an 
                amendment. House concurred in Senate amendment.

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