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Public Law 112-270
112th Congress

                                 An Act


 
  To amend Public Law 106-392 to maintain annual base funding for the 
 Upper Colorado and San Juan fish recovery programs through fiscal year 
              2019. <<NOTE: Jan. 14, 2013 -  [H.R. 6060]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Endangered Fish 
Recovery Programs Extension Act of 2012.>> 
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Endangered Fish Recovery Programs 
Extension Act of 2012''.
SEC. 2. EXTENSIONS OF AUTHORITY UNDER PUBLIC LAW 106-392; REPORT.

    Section 3(d)(2) of Public Law 106-392 <<NOTE: 114 Stat. 1604.>> is 
amended--
            (1) by striking ``2011'' each place it appears and inserting 
        ``2019'';
            (2) by striking ``2008'' and inserting ``2018''; and
            (3) by inserting before ``Nothing in this Act'' the 
        following: ``Such report shall also describe the Recovery 
        Implementation Programs actions and accomplishments to date, the 
        status of the endangered species of fish and projected dates for 
        downlisting and delisting under the Endangered Species Act of 
        1973, and the utilization of power revenues for annual base 
        funding.''.
SEC. 3. INDIRECT COST RECOVERY RATE FOR RECOVERY PROGRAMS.

    Section 3 of Public Law 106-392 <<NOTE: 114 Stat. 1603.>> is amended 
by adding at the end the following new subsection:

    ``(i) Limitation on Indirect Cost Recovery Rate.--The indirect cost 
recovery rate for any transfer of funds to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
Service from another Federal agency for the purpose of funding any 
activity associated with the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish 
Recovery Program or the San Juan River Basin Recovery Implementation 
Program shall not exceed three percent of the funds transferred. In the 
case of a transfer of funds for the purpose of funding activities under 
both programs, the limitation shall be applied to the funding amount for 
each program and may not be allocated unequally to either program, even 
if the average aggregate indirect cost recovery rate would not exceed 
three percent.''.
SEC. 4. LIMITATION ON TRAVEL FOR ADVOCACY PURPOSES.

    At the end of Public Law 106-392, add the following new section:

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``SEC. 5. LIMITATION ON TRAVEL FOR ADVOCACY PURPOSES.

    ``No Federal funds may be used to cover any expenses incurred by an 
employee or detailee of the Department of the Interior to travel to any 
location (other than the field office to which that individual is 
otherwise assigned) to advocate, lobby, or attend meetings that advocate 
or lobby for the Recovery Implementation Programs.''.

    Approved January 14, 2013.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 6060:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 112-672 (Comm. on Natural Resources).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 158 (2012):
            Sept. 19, considered and passed House.
            Dec. 31, considered and passed Senate.

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