H.R.4348—184‘‘A State may permit the installation of signs that acknowledgethe sponsorship of rest areas within such rest areas or along themain traveled way of the system, provided that such signs shallnot affect the safe and efficient utilization of the Interstate Systemand the primary system. The Secretary shall establish criteriafor the installation of such signs on the main traveled way, including criteria pertaining to the placement of rest area sponsorshipacknowledgment signs in relation to the placement of advance guidesigns for rest areas.’’.
Subtitle F—Gulf Coast Restoration
SEC. 1601. SHORT TITLE.
This subtitle may be cited as the ‘‘Resources and EcosystemsSustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012’’.
SEC. 1602. GULF COAST RESTORATION TRUST FUND.
.—There is established in the Treasury of the United States a trust fund to be known as the ‘‘Gulf CoastRestoration Trust Fund’’ (referred to in this section as the ‘‘TrustFund’’), consisting of such amounts as are deposited in the TrustFund under this Act or any other provision of law.(b) T
.—The Secretary of the Treasury shall depositin the Trust Fund an amount equal to 80 percent of all administra-tive and civil penalties paid by responsible parties after the dateof enactment of this Act in connection with the explosion on, andsinking of, the mobile offshore drilling unit
pursuant to a court order, negotiated settlement, or otherinstrument in accordance with section 311 of the Federal WaterPollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1321).(c) E
.—Amounts in the Trust Fund, including interest earned on advances to the Trust Fund and proceeds frominvestment under subsection (d), shall—(1) be available for expenditure, without further appropria-tion, solely for the purpose and eligible activities of this subtitleand the amendments made by this subtitle; and(2) remain available until expended, without fiscal yearlimitation.(d) I
.—Amounts in the Trust Fund shall be investedin accordance with section 9702 of title 31, United States Code,and any interest on, and proceeds from, any such investment shallbe available for expenditure in accordance with this subtitle andthe amendments made by this subtitle.(e) A
.—Not later than 180 days after the dateof enactment of this Act, after providing notice and an opportunityfor public comment, the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultationwith the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Commerce,shall establish such procedures as the Secretary determines tobe necessary to deposit amounts in, and expend amounts from,the Trust Fund pursuant to this subtitle, including—(1) procedures to assess whether the programs and activi-ties carried out under this subtitle and the amendments madeby this subtitle achieve compliance with applicable require-ments, including procedures by which the Secretary of theTreasury may determine whether an expenditure by a Gulf