Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 116 Part 3.djvu/136

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116 STAT. 1728 PUBLIC LAW 107-252—OCT. 29, 2002 Act or by subgrant or subcontract from primary grantees or contractors under this Act. (3) MANDATORY AUDIT.—In addition to audits conducted pursuant to paragraph (1), all funds provided under this Act shall be subject to mandatory audit by the Comptroller General at least once during the lifetime of the program involved. For purposes of an audit under this paragraph, the Comptroller General shall have access to books, documents, papers, and records of recipients of funds in the same manner as the office making the grant or payment involved has access to such books, documents, papers, and records under paragraph (1). (4) SPECIAL RULE FOR PAYMENTS BY GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION. —With respect to any grant or payment made under this Act by the Administrator of General Services, the Election Assistance Commission shall be deemed to be the office making the grant or payment for purposes of this section. (5) SPECIAL RULE.— In the case of grants or payments made under section 251, audits and examinations conducted under paragraph (1) shall be performed on a regular basis (as determined by the Commission). (6) SPECIAL RULES FOR AUDITS BY THE COMMISSION.— In addition to the audits described in paragraph (1), the Election Assistance Commission may conduct a special audit or special examination of a recipient described in paragraph (1) upon a vote of the Commission. (c) RECOUPMENT OF FUNDS.— If the Comptroller General determines as a result of an audit conducted under subsection (b) that— (1) a recipient of funds under this Act is not in compliance with each of the requirements of the program under which the funds are provided; or (2) an excess payment has been made to the recipient under the program, the recipient shall pay to the office which made the grant or payment involved a portion of the funds provided which reflects the proportion of the requirements with which the recipient is not in compliance, or the extent to which the payment is in excess, under the program involved. SEC. 903. CLARIFICATION OF ABILITY OF ELECTION OFFICIALS TO REMOVE REGISTRANTS FROM OFFICIAL LIST OF VOTERS ON GROUNDS OF CHANGE OF RESIDENCE. Section 8(b)(2) of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (42 U.S.C. 1973gg-6(b)(2)) is amended by striking the period at the end and inserting the following: ", except that nothing in this paragraph may be construed to prohibit a State from using the procedures described in subsections (c) and (d) to remove an individual from the official list of eligible voters if the individual— "(A) has not either notified the applicable registrar (in person or in writing) or responded during the period described in subparagraph (B) to the notice sent by the applicable registrar; and then "(B) has not voted or appeared to vote in 2 or more consecutive general elections for Federal office.".