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Report to Congress

Under 49 U.S.C. § 5116(k), the Secretary of Transportation is required to submit an Annual Report to Congress covering the planning and training grants program administered by the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA).

The Secretary shall submit an annual report to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate and make available the report to the public. The report submitted under this subsection shall include information on the allocation and uses of the planning grants allocated under subsection (a), training grants under subsection (b), and grants under subsection (j) of this section and under section 5107.

The report submitted under this subsection shall identify the ultimate recipients of such grants and include — (A) a detailed accounting and description of each grant expenditure by each grant recipient, including the amount of, and purpose for, each expenditure; (B) the number of persons trained under the grant program, by training level; (C) an evaluation of the efficacy of such planning and training programs; and (D) any recommendations the Secretary may have for improving such grant programs.

Click below to the RTCs PDF links.