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Public Law 112-234
112th Congress

                                 An Act


 
 To repeal or modify certain mandates of the Government Accountability 
              Office. <<NOTE: Dec. 28, 2012 -  [S. 3315]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: GAO Mandates 
Revision Act of 2012. 2 USC 2001 note.>> 
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``GAO Mandates Revision Act of 2012''.
SEC. 2. REPEALS AND MODIFICATIONS.

    (a) <<NOTE: Audits. Deadlines.>>  Capitol Preservation Fund 
Financial Statements.--Section 804 of the Arizona-Idaho Conservation Act 
of 1988 (2 U.S.C. 2084) is amended by striking ``annual audits of the 
transactions of the Commission'' and inserting ``periodic audits of the 
transactions of the Commission, which shall be conducted at least once 
every 3 years, unless the Chairman or the Ranking Member of the 
Committee on Rules and Administration of the Senate or the Committee on 
House Administration of the House of Representatives, the Secretary of 
the Senate, or the Clerk of the House of Representatives requests that 
an audit be conducted at an earlier date,''.

    (b) Judicial Survivors' Annuities Fund Audit by GAO.--
            (1) In general.--Section 376 of title 28, United States 
        Code, is amended--
                    (A) by striking subsection (w); and
                    (B) by redesignating subsections (x) and (y) as 
                subsections (w) and (x), respectively.
            (2) Technical and conforming amendment.--Section 376(h)(2) 
        of title 28, United States Code, is amended by striking 
        ``subsection (x)'' and inserting ``subsection (w)''.

    (c) ONDCP Annual Report Requirement.--Section 203 of the Office of 
National Drug Control Policy Reauthorization Act of 2006 (21 U.S.C. 
1708a) is amended--
            (1) in subsection (a), by striking ``of each year'' and 
        inserting ``, 2013, and every 3 years thereafter,''; and
            (2) in subsection (b), in the matter preceding paragraph 
        (1), by striking ``at a frequency of not less than once per 
        year--'' and inserting ``not later than December 31, 2013, and 
        every 3 years thereafter--''.

    (d) USERRA GAO Report.--Section 105(g)(1) of the Veterans' Benefits 
Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-275; 38 U.S.C. 4301 note) is amended by 
striking ``, and annually thereafter during the period when the 
demonstration project is conducted,''.
    (e) Semipostal Program Reports by the General Accounting Office.--
Section 2 of the Semipostal Authorization

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Act (Public Law 106-253; 114 Stat. 636; 39 U.S.C. 416 note) is amended--
            (1) by striking subsection (c); and
            (2) by redesignating subsections (d) and (e) as subsections 
        (c) and (d), respectively.

    (f) Earned Import Allowance Program Review by GAO.--Section 
231A(b)(4) of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (19 U.S.C. 
2703a(b)(4)) is amended--
            (1) by striking subparagraph (C); and
            (2) by redesignating subparagraph (D) as subparagraph (C).

    (g) American Battle Monuments Commission's Financial Statements and 
Audits.--Section 2103(h) of title 36, United States Code, is amended--
            (1) in paragraph (1), by striking ``of paragraph (2) of this 
        subsection'' and inserting ``of section 3515 of title 31'';
            (2) in paragraph (1), by striking ``(1)''; and
            (3) by striking paragraph (2).

    (h) <<NOTE: Deadlines.>>  Senate Preservation Fund Audits.--Section 
3(c)(6) of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2004 (2 U.S.C. 
2108(c)(6)) is amended by striking ``annual audits of the Senate 
Preservation Fund'' and inserting ``periodic audits of the Senate 
Preservation Fund, which shall be conducted at least once every 3 years, 
unless the Chairman or the Ranking Member of the Committee on Rules and 
Administration of the Senate or the Secretary of the Senate requests 
that an audit be conducted at an earlier date,''.

    Approved December 28, 2012.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 3315:
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SENATE REPORTS: No. 112-219 (Comm. on Homeland Security and Governmental 
Affairs).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 158 (2012):
            Sept. 21, considered and passed Senate.
            Dec. 13, considered and passed House.

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