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istration of such programs and the purposes and policies of this title. Not later than 1 year after the date of the enactment of this subsection, the Secretary shall notify each Federal agency having appropriate jurisdiction of any conflict between its program and the purposes and policies of this title identified as a result of such review.

(2) The Secretary shall promptly submit a report to the Congress consisting of the information required under paragraph (1) of this subsection. Such report shall include recommendations for changes necessary to resolve existing conflicts among Federal laws and programs that affect the uses of coastal resources.

RULES AND REGULATIONS SEC. 317. (16 U.S.C. 1463] The Secretary shall develop and promulgate, pursuant to section 553 of title 5, United States Code, after notice and opportunity for full participation by relevant Federal agencies, state agencies, local governments, regional organizations, port authorities, and other interested parties, both public and private, such rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this title.


SEC. 318. (16 U.S.C. 1464] (a) There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary, to remain available until expended

(1) for grants under sections 306, 306A, and 309–

(A) $47,600,000 for fiscal year 1997;
(B) $49,000,000 for fiscal year 1998; and

(C) $50,500,000 for fiscal year 1999, and
(2) for grants under section 315—

(A) $4,400,000 for fiscal year 1997;
(B) $4,500,000 for fiscal year 1998; and

(C) $4,600,000 for fiscal year 1999. (b) Federal funds received from other sources shall not be used to pay a coastal state's share of costs under section 306 or 309.

(c) The amount of any grant, or portion of a grant, made to a State under any section of this Act which is not obligated by such State during the fiscal year, or during the second fiscal year after the fiscal year, for which it was first authorized to be obligated by such State shall revert to the Secretary. The Secretary shall add such reverted amount to those funds available for grants under the section for such reverted amount was originally made available.


SEC. 319. (16 U.S.C. 1465] (a) NOTICE.—The Secretary shall publish in the Federal Register a notice indicating when the decision record has been closed on any appeal to the Secretary taken from a consistency determination under section 307(c) or (d). No later than 90 days after the date of publication of this notice, the Secretary shall

(1) issue a final decision in the appeal; or

(2) publish a notice in the Federal Register detailing why a decision cannot be issued within the 90-day period.

(b) DEADLINE.-In the case where the Secretary publishes a notice under subsection (a)(2), the Secretary shall issue a decision in

any appeal filed under section 307 no later than 45 days after the date of the publication of the notice.

(c) APPLICATION.—This section applies to appeals initiated by the Secretary and appeals filed by an applicant.



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