U.S. Department of Commerce

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

FUNCTION CODE:   58 NAME:    Mineral Resources (Federal Only)
SECTOR:    General APPLIES TO:    Finance |X|    Employment | |
PUBLICATION CATEGORIES:    Environment and Housing; Natural Resources
DEFINITION:    Federal Government programs related to the exploration and production of oil, gas, and other minerals; reclamation of mines and abatement of the negative environmental effects of mining; minerals research, information, and analysis; and enforcement of mine safety laws and regulations.
EXAMPLES:   Comprises the activities of: U.S. Department of the Interior's Minerals Management Service (overseeing offshore minerals development and distributing funds to states from receipts under the Mineral Leasing Act), Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (including abandoned mine reclamation), and Bureau of Mines; and the Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration.
EXCLUSIONS:   Department of Energy strategic petroleum reserves program (report at Soil, Water, and Electric Energy Resources, code 57); mineral resource development on public lands managed by the Interior Department's Bureau of Land Management (use code 57).
REFERENCES: - To be added later -
OTHER NOTES:   (1) This function applies solely to Federal Government expenditures; report any related Federal employment data at Other Natural Resources, code 59. (2) Report state-local soil and water conservation activities at code 59.
  General Purpose Governments
EXPENDITURES, DIRECT: Federal StateD.C. Large City-County Other LocalSpecial District
E58 Current Operations Y NN N NN
I58 Assistance and Subsidies Y NN N NN
F58 Construction Y NN N NN
G58 Land & Existing Structures Y NN N NN
K58 Equipment Y NN N NN
L58 State Y NN N NN
M58 Locals, NEC Y NN N NN
* Shows whether data are collected (Y) or not (N) for that type.