Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 113 Part 2.djvu/466

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113 STAT. 1486 PUBLIC LAW 106-107—NOV. 20, 1999 Public Law 106-107 106th Congress An Act -, n- ^QQ- To improve the effectiveness and performance of Federal financial assistance pro- °^" ' grams, simplify Federal financial assistance application and reporting require- [S. 468] ments, and improve the delivery of services to the public. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of Federal Financial the United States of America in Congress assembled, AccjstsncG Management SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. ofT999^TM^'^ This Act may be cited as the "Federal Financial Assistance 31 USC 6101 Management Improvement Act of 1999". note. 31 USC 6101 SEC. 2. FINDINGS. Congress finds that— (1) there are over 600 different Federal financial assistance programs to implement domestic policy; (2) while the assistance described in paragraph (1) has been directed at critical problems, some Federal administrative requirements may be duplicative, burdensome or conflicting, thus impeding cost-effective delivery of services at the local level; (3) the Nation's State, local, and tribal governments and private, nonprofit organizations are dealing with increasingly complex problems which require the delivery and coordination of many kinds of services; and (4) streamlining and simplification of Federal fiuancial assistance administrative procedures aind reporting requirements will improve the delivery of services to the public. 31 USC 6101 SEC. 3. PURPOSES. The purposes of this Act are to— (1) improve the effectiveness and performance of Federal fingincial assistance programs; (2) simplify Federal financial assistance application and reporting requirements; (3) improve the delivery of services to the public; and (4) facilitate greater coordination among those responsible for delivering such services. 31 USC 6101 SEC. 4. DEFDMITIONS. In this Act: (1) DIRECTOR. —The term "Director" means the Director of the Office of Management and Budget. (2) FEDERAL AGENCY.— The term "Federal agency" means any agency as defined under section 551(1) of title 5, United States Code.