U.S. Department of Commerce

Federal, State, and Local Governments
Government Finance and Employment Classification Manual

FUNCTION CODE:   55 NAME:    Fish and Game
SECTOR:    General APPLIES TO:    Finance |X|    Employment | |
PUBLICATION CATEGORIES:    Environment and Housing; Natural Resources
DEFINITION:    Conservation, improvement, development, and propagation of fish and game resources; and the regulation and enforcement of fish and game laws and rules.
EXAMPLES:   Fish and game commissions; operation of fish hatcheries; stocking of lakes and streams; "seeding" of waterways for propagation; regulation and enforcement of laws relating to commercial or sport fishing and wildlife, including inspection of processing facilities; fish and game wardens (including those with arrest powers); research studies and surveys to measure fish and wildlife populations; development and maintenance of wildlife management or hunting and fishing areas; management and protection of wildlife or fish species; and related public education programs.
EXCLUSIONS:   Water or soil conservation activities not directly related to fish and game (report Federal activities at Soil, Water, and Electric Energy Resources, code 57, and state activities at Other Natural Resources, code 59).
REFERENCES: - To be added later -
OTHER NOTES:   This function applies solely to state government expenditures; report any related Federal or local expenditures and all employment data at Other Natural Resources, code 59.
  General Purpose Governments
EXPENDITURES, DIRECT: Federal StateD.C. Large City-County Other LocalSpecial District
E55 Current Operations N YN N NN
F55 Construction N YN N NN
G55 Land & Existing Structures N YN N NN
K55 Equipment N YN N NN
M55 Locals, NEC Y YN N NN
N55 General Purpose Locals N YN N NN
R55 Special Districts N YN N NN
* Shows whether data are collected (Y) or not (N) for that type.