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Title 50Chapter ISubchapter FPart 86


TITLE 50—Wildlife and Fisheries

CHAPTER I—UNITED STATES FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (CONTINUED)

SUBCHAPTER F—FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE—WILDLIFE AND SPORT FISH RESTORATION PROGRAM

PART 86—BOATING INFRASTRUCTURE GRANT PROGRAM

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Subpart A—GENERAL

§86.1
What does this part do?
§86.2
What is the purpose of BIG?
§86.3
What terms do I need to know?
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Subpart B—PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY

§86.10
Who may apply for a BIG grant?
§86.11
What actions are eligible for funding?
§86.12
What types of construction and services does boating infrastructure include?
§86.13
What operational and design features must a facility have where a BIG-funded facility is located?
§86.14
How can I receive BIG funds for facility maintenance?
§86.15
How can dredging qualify as an eligible action?
§86.16
What actions are ineligible for BIG funding?
§86.17
Who must own the site of a BIG-funded facility?
§86.18
How can I ensure that a BIG-funded facility continues to serve its intended purpose for its useful life?
§86.19
What if a BIG-funded facility would benefit both eligible and ineligible users?
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Subpart C—FEDERAL FUNDS AND MATCH

§86.30
What is the source of BIG funds?
§86.31
How does the Service know how much money will be available for BIG grants each year?
§86.32
What are the match requirements?
§86.33
What information must I give on match commitments, and where do I give it?
§86.34
What if a partner is not willing or able to follow through on a match commitment?
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Subpart D—APPLICATION FOR A GRANT

§86.40
What are the differences between BIG Tier 1—State grants and BIG Tier 2—National grants?
§86.41
How do I apply for a grant?
§86.42
What do I have to include in a grant application?
§86.43
What information must I put in the project statement?
§86.44
What if I need more than the maximum Federal share and required match to complete my BIG-funded project?
§86.45
If the Service does not select my grant application for funding, can I apply for the same project the following year?
§86.46
What changes can I make in a grant application after I submit it?
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Subpart E—PROJECT SELECTION

§86.50
Who ranks BIG Tier 2—National grant applications?
§86.51
What criteria does the Service use to evaluate BIG Tier 2—National applications?
§86.52
What does the Service consider when evaluating a project on the need for more or improved boating infrastructure?
§86.53
What factors does the Service consider for benefits to eligible users that justify the cost?
§86.54
What does the Service consider when evaluating a project on boater access to significant destinations and services that support transient boater travel?
§86.55
What does the Service consider as a partner for the purposes of these ranking criteria?
§86.56
What does the Service consider when evaluating a project that includes more than the minimum match?
§86.57
What does the Service consider when evaluating contributions that a partner brings to a project?
§86.58
What does the Service consider when evaluating a project for a physical component, technology, or technique that will improve eligible user access?
§86.59
What does the Service consider when evaluating a project for innovative physical components, technology, or techniques that improve the BIG project?
§86.60
What does the Service consider when evaluating a project for demonstrating a commitment to environmental compliance, sustainability, and stewardship?
§86.61
What happens after the Director approves projects for funding?
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Subpart F—GRANT ADMINISTRATION

§86.70
What standards must I follow when constructing a BIG-funded facility?
§86.71
How much time do I have to complete the work funded by a BIG grant?
§86.72
What if I cannot complete the project during the period of performance?
§86.73
How long must I operate and maintain a BIG-funded facility, and who is responsible for the cost of facility operation and maintenance?
§86.74
How do I determine the useful life of a BIG-funded facility?
§86.75
How should I credit BIG?
§86.76
How can I use the logo for BIG?
§86.77
How must I treat program income?
§86.78
How must I treat income earned after the period of performance?
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Subpart G—FACILITY OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE

§86.90
How much must an operator of a BIG-funded facility charge for using the facility?
§86.91
May an operator of a BIG-funded facility increase or decrease user fees during its useful life?
§86.92
Must an operator of a BIG-funded facility allow public access?
§86.93
May I prohibit overnight use by eligible vessels at a BIG-funded facility?
§86.94
Must I give information to eligible users and the public about BIG-funded facilities?
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Subpart H—REVISIONS AND APPEALS

§86.100
Can I change the information in a grant application after I receive a grant?
§86.101
How do I ask for a revision of a grant?
§86.102
Can I appeal a decision?
§86.103
Can the Director authorize an exception to this part?
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Subpart I—INFORMATION COLLECTION

§86.110
What are the information-collection requirements of this part?

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