PUBLIC LAW 110–161—DEC. 26, 2007
121 STAT. 2033
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terms are defined in section 603 of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (Public Law 91–508): Provided, That section 604(a)(3) of such Act shall be amended by adding to the end the following: ‘‘(G) executive departments and agencies in connection with the issuance of government-sponsored individuallybilled travel charge cards.’’: Provided further, That the department or agency may not issue a government travel charge card to an individual that either lacks a credit history or is found to have an unsatisfactory credit history as a result of this evaluation: Provided further, That this restriction shall not preclude issuance of a restricted-use charge, debit, or stored value card made in accordance with agency procedures to: (1) an individual with an unsatisfactory credit history where such card is used to pay travel expenses and the agency determines there is no suitable alternative payment mechanism available before issuing the card; or (2) an individual who lacks a credit history. Each executive department and agency shall establish guidelines and procedures for disciplinary actions to be taken against agency personnel for improper, fraudulent, or abusive use of government charge cards, which shall include appropriate disciplinary actions for use of charge cards for purposes, and at establishments, that are inconsistent with the official business of the Department or agency or with applicable standards of conduct. SEC. 744. CROSSCUT BUDGET. (a) DEFINITIONS.—For purposes of this section the following definitions apply: (1) GREAT LAKES.—The terms ‘‘Great Lakes’’ and ‘‘Great Lakes State’’ have the same meanings as such terms have in section 506 of the Water Resources Development Act of 2000 (42 U.S.C. 1962d–22). (2) GREAT LAKES RESTORATION ACTIVITIES.—The term ‘‘Great Lakes restoration activities’’ means any Federal or State activity primarily or entirely within the Great Lakes watershed that seeks to improve the overall health of the Great Lakes ecosystem. (b) REPORT.—Not later than 30 days after submission of the budget of the President to Congress, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, in coordination with the Governor of each Great Lakes State and the Great Lakes Interagency Task Force, shall submit to the appropriate authorizing and appropriating committees of the Senate and the House of Representatives a financial report, certified by the Secretary of each agency that has budget authority for Great Lakes restoration activities, containing— (1) an interagency budget crosscut report that— (A) displays the budget proposed, including any planned interagency or intra-agency transfer, for each of the Federal agencies that carries out Great Lakes restoration activities in the upcoming fiscal year, separately reporting the amount of funding to be provided under existing laws pertaining to the Great Lakes ecosystem; and (B) identifies all expenditures since fiscal year 2004 by the Federal Government and State governments for Great Lakes restoration activities; (2) a detailed accounting of all funds received and obligated by all Federal agencies and, to the extent available, State
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15 USC 1681b.