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[82 STAT. 1101]
[82 STAT. 1101]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

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PUBLIC LAW 90-577-OCT. 16, 1968 HEAD OF AGENCY

SEC. 110. The term "head of a Federal agency" or "head of a State agency" includes a duly designated delegate of such agency head. TITLE II — I M P R O V E D ADMINISTRATION O F GRANTSIN-AID TO THE STATES FULL INFORMATION ON FUNDS RECEIVED

SEC. 201. Any department or agency of the United States Government which administers a program of grants-in-aid to any of the State governments of the United States or to their political subdivisions shall, upon request, notify in writing the Governor, the State legislature, or other official designated by either, of the purpose and amounts of actual grants-in-aid to the State or to its political subdivisions. In each instance, a copy of requested information shall be furnished the State legislature or the Governor depending upon the original request for such data. DEPOSIT OF GRANTS-IN-AID

SEC. 202. No grant-in-aid to a State shall be required by Federal law or administrative regulation to be deposited in a separate bank account apart from other funds administered by the State. All Federal grantin-aid funds made available to the States shall be properly accounted for as Federal funds in the accounts of the State. I n each case the State agency concerned shall render regular authenticated reports to the appropriate Federal agency covering the status and the application of the funds, the liabilities and obligations on hand, and such other facts as may be required by said Federal agency. The head of the Federal agency and the Comptroller General of the United States or any of their duly authorized representatives shall have access for the purpose of audit and examination to an}^ books, documents, papers, and records that are pertinent to the grant-in-aid received by the States. S C H E D U L I N G O F FEDERAL TRANSFERS TO THE STATES

SEC. 203. Heads of Federal departments and agencies responsible for administering grant-in-aid programs shall schedule the transfer of grant-in-aid funds consistent with program purposes and applicable Treasury regulations, so as to minimize the time elapsing between the transfer of such funds from the United States Treasury and the disbursement thereof by a State, whether such disbursement occurs prior to or subsequent to such transfer of funds, or subsequent to such transfer of funds. States shall not be held accountable for interest earned on grant-in-aid funds, pending their disbursement for program purposes. ELIGIBLE STATE AGENCY

SEC. 204. Notwithstanding any other Federal law which provides that a single State agency or multimember board or commission must be established or designated to administer or supervise the administration of any grant-in-aid program, the head of any Federal department or agency administering such program may, upon request of the Governor or other appropriate executive or legislative authority of the State responsible for determining or revising the organizational structure of State government, waive the single State agency or multimember board or commission provision upon adequate showing that such provision prevents the establishment of the most effective and efficient organizational arrangements within the State government and approve

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