Homeland Security boating funds outlined

Published online: Dec 24, 2009 News
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In the Dec. 18 Federal Register, the Department of Homeland Security outlined spending on recreational boating safety projects, programs and activities.

These programs were funded under the Provisions of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century. The law makes $5.5 million available for these programs.

Expenditures included $789,019 for the Recreational Boating Safety Outreach Program; $335,624 for the Boating Accident Report Database Web System and $224,625 for a National Recreational Boating Survey.

Of the $5.5 million available for fiscal 2009, more than $3.5 million has been committed, obligated or expended, in addition to more than $1.5 million of prior fiscal-year funds that have been committed, obligated or expended.

Approximately $7.9 million has not been committed, obligated or expended from previous years and is being reserved for a multiyear national boating survey.

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