Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 6.djvu/72

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106 STAT. 4630 PUBLIC LAW 102-575—OCT. 30, 1992 (F) be consistent with the legal rights of appropriate Indian tribes. Enhancement measures may be included in the plans to the extent such measures are designed to achieve improved conservation or mitigation of resources. (5) AGENCY CONSULTATION.—Commission plans developed in accordance with this subsection, or implemented under subsection (f), that affect National Forest System lands shall be developed and implemented in consultation with the Secretary of Agriculture. (6) REPORTING.—(A) Beginning on December 1 of the first fiscal year in which all members of the Commission are appointed initially, the Commission shall submit annually a detailed report to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate, to the Committees on Interior and Insular Affairs and on Merchant Marine and Fisheries of the House of Representatives, to the Secretary, and to the Governor of the State. The report shall describe the actions taken and to be taken by the Commission under this section, the effectiveness of the mitigation and conservation measures implemented to date, and potential revisions or modifications to the applicable mitigation and conservation plsui. (B) At least sixty days prior to its submission of such report, the Commission shall make a draft of such report available to the Federal and State fish, wildlife, recreation, and water management agencies, the appropriate Indian tribes, and the public, and establish procedures for timely comments thereon. The Commission shall include a summary of such comments as an appendix to such report. (h) DISCRETIONARY DUTIES AND POWERS.— In addition to any other duties and powers provided by law— (1) The Commission may depart from the fish, wildlife, and recreation mitigation and conservation schedule specified in section 315 whenever the Commission determines, after public involvement and agency consultation as provided for in this Act, that such departure would be of greater benefit to fish, wildlife, or recreation: Provided, however, That the Commission shall obtain the prior approval of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service for any reallocation from fish or wildlife purposes to recreation purposes of any of the funds authorized in the schedule in section 315. (2) The Commission may, for the purpose of carrying out this Act— (A) hold such public meetings, sit and act at such times and places, take such testimony, and receive such evidence, as a minority of the Commission considers appropriate; and (B) meet jointly with other Federal or State authorities to consider matters of mutual interest. (3) The Commission may secure directly from any department or agency of the United States information necessary to enable it to carry out this Act. Upon request of the Director of the Commission, the head of such department or agency shall furnish such information to the Commission. At the discretion of the department or agency, such information may be provided on a reimbursable basis. (4) The Commission may accept, use, and dispose of appropriations, gifts or grants of money or other property, or dona-