Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 116 Part 4.djvu/558

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116 STAT. 2986 PUBLIC LAW 107-355—DEC. 17, 2002 non-profit organization specifically established for the purpose of reducing construction-related damage to underground facilities. "(c) GRANTS.— "(1) IN GENERAL.— The Secretary may make grants to a non-profit organization described in subsection (b). "(2) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. —In addition to amounts authorized under section 6107, there is authorized to be appropriated for making grants under this subsection $500,000 for each of fiscal years 2003 through 2006. Such sums shall remain available until expended. "(3) GENERAL REVENUE FUNDING. — Any sums appropriated under this subsection shall be derived from general revenues and may not be derived from amounts collected under section 60301. ". (2) CONFORMING AMENDMENT.—The analysis for chapter 61 is amended by striking the item relating to section 6105 and inserting the following: "6105. Implementation of best practices guidelines.". (d) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRL\TIONS.— (1) FOR GRANTS FOR STATES.—Section 6107(a) is amended by striking "$1,000,000 for fiscal year 2000" and all that follows before the period at the end of the first sentence and inserting "$1,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2003 through 2006". (2) FOR ADMINISTRATION. — Section 6107(b) is amended by striking "for fiscal years 1999, 2000, and 2001" and inserting "for fiscal years 2003 through 2006". SEC. 3. ONE-CALL NOTIFICATION OF PIPELINE OPERATORS. (a) LIMITATION ON PREEMPTION.— Section 60104(c) is amended by adding at the end the following: "Notwithstanding the preceding sentence, a State authority may enforce a requirement of a onecall notification program of the State if the program meets the requirements for one-call notification programs under this chapter or chapter 61.". (b) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS.— Section 60114(a)(2) is amended by inserting ", including a government employee or contractor," after "person". (c) CRIMINAL PENALTIES. — Section 60123(d) is amended— (1) in the matter preceding paragraph (1) by striking "knowingly and willfully"; (2) in paragraph (1) by inserting "knowingly and willfully" before "engages"; (3) by striking paragraph (2)(B) and inserting the following: "(B) a pipeline facility, and knows or has reason to know of the damage, but does not report the damage promptly to the operator of the pipeline facility and to other appropriate authorities; or"; and (4) by adding after paragraph (2) the following: "Penalties under this subsection may be reduced in the case of a violation that is promptly reported by the violator.". SEC. 4. STATE OVERSIGHT ROLE. (a) STATE AGREEMENTS WITH CERTIFICATION.— Section 60106 is amended— (1) in subsection (a) by striking "GENERAL AUTHORITY. — " and inserting "AGREEMENTS WITHOUT CERTIFICATION.— ";