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(2) METHOD OF TRANSFER.—The amounts appropriated by paragraph (1) shall be transferred at least quarterly from the general fund of the Treasury to the Trust Fund on the basis of estimates made by the Secretary of the Treasury of the amounts referred to in paragraph (1) received in the Treasury. Proper adjustments shall be made in the amounts subsequently transferred to the extent prior estimates were in excess of or

less than the amount required to be transferred. (c) MANAGEMENT OF TRUST FUND.

(1) REPORT.-It shall be the duty of the Secretary of the Treasury to hold the Trust Fund, and to report to the Congress for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1980, and each fiscal year thereafter on the financial condition and the results of the operations of the Trust Fund during the preceding year and on its expected condition and operations during the fiscal year and the next five fiscal years after the fiscal year. Such report shall be printed as a House document of the session of the Congress to which the report is made. (2) INVESTMENT.

(A) IN GENERAL.-It shall be the duty of the Secretary of the Treasury to invest such portion of the Trust Fund as is not, in his judgment, required to meet current withdrawals. Such investments may be made only in interest-bearing obligations of the United States. For such purpose, such obligations may be acquired (i) on original issue at the issue price, or (ii) by purchase of outstanding obligations at the market price.

(B) SALE OF OBLIGATIONS.—Any obligation acquired by the Trust Fund may be sold by the Secretary at the market price.

(C) INTEREST ON CERTAIN PROCEEDS. The interest on, and the proceeds from the sale or redemption of, any obligations held in the Trust Fund shall be credited to and form

a part of the Trust Fund. (d) EXPENDITURES FROM TRUST FUND.-If an international deep seabed treaty is ratified by and in effect with respect to the United States on or before the date ten years after the date of the enactment of this Act, amounts in the Trust Fund shall be available, as provided by appropriations Acts, for making contributions required under such treaty for purposes of the sharing among nations of the revenues from deep seabed mining. Nothing in this subsections shall be deemed to authorize any program or other activity not otherwise authorized by law.

(e) USE OF FUNDS.-If an international deep seabed treaty is not in effect with respect to the United States on or before the date ten years after the date of the enactment of this Act, amounts in the Trust Fund shall be available for such purposes as Congress may hereafter provide by law.

(f) INTERNATIONAL DEEP SEABED TREATY.-For purposes of this section, the term "international deep seabed treaty has the meaning given to such term by section 4498(b) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954.

(30 U.S.C. 1472)

SEC. 404. ACT NOT TO AFFECT TAX OR CUSTOMS OR TARIFF TREATMENT

OF DEEP SEABED MINING. Except as otherwise provided in section 402, nothing in this Act shall affect the application of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954. Nothing in this Act shall affect the application of the customs or tariff laws of the United States.

(30 U.S.C. 1473)

FEDERAL OIL AND GAS ROYALTY

MANAGEMENT ACT OF 1982

FEDERAL OIL AND GAS ROYALTY MANAGEMENT ACT OF

1982 1

AN ACT To ensure that all oil and gas originated on the public lands and on the

Outer Continental Shelf are properly accounted for under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SHORT TITLE AND TABLE OF CONTENTS

SECTION 1. This Act may be cited as the "Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act of 1982".

(30 U.S.C. 1701 note)

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Sec. 1. Short title and table of contents.
Sec. 2. Findings and purposes.
Sec. 3. Definitions.

TITLE I-FEDERAL ROYALTY MANAGEMENT AND ENFORCEMENT
Sec. 101. Duties of the Secretary.
Sec. 102. Duties of lessees, operators, and motor vehicle transporters.
Sec. 103. Required recordkeeping.
Sec. 104. Prompt disbursement of royalties.
Sec. 105. Explanation of payments.
Sec. 106. Liabilities and bonding.
Sec. 107. Hearings and investigations.
Sec. 108. Inspections.
Sec. 109. Civil penalties.
Sec. 110. Criminal penalties.
Sec. 111. Royalty interest, penalties and payments.
Sec. 112. In on and specific enforcement authority.
Sec. 113. Rewards.
Sec. 114. Noncompetitive oil and gas lease royalty rates.

TITLE II—STATES AND INDIAN TRIBES
Sec. 201. Application of title.
Sec. 202. Cooperative agreements.
Sec. 203. Information.
Sec. 204. State suits under Federal law.
Sec. 205. Delegation to States.
Sec. 206. Shared civil penalties.

TITLE III–GENERAL PROVISIONS
Sec. 301. Secretarial authority.
Sec. 302. Reports.
Sec. 303. Study of other minerals.
Sec. 304. Relation to other laws.
Sec. 305. Effective date.
Sec. 306. Funding.

1 The Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act of 1982 (96 Stat. 2447) consists of the Act of January 12, 1983 (Public Law 97-451; 30 U.S.C. 1701 and following).

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