SUMMARY OF NIMS IMPLEMENTATION SCHEDULE,
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SUMMARY OF NIMS IMPLEMENTATION SCHEDULE, REQUIREMENTS, AND CERTIFICATION PROCESS Fiscal Year Implementation Certification Process Requirements FY 2005 States and territories must At the end of FY 2005, meet minimum FY 05 States and Territories NIMS implementation submit a self-certification requirements; form attesting that the state, taken as a whole*, has met Tribal and local the minimum FY 2005 governments encouraged to requirements. start implementing the NIMS State certification is required to receive FY 2006 preparedness funds. FY 2006 States, territories, tribes and At the end of FY 2006, local governments must States and Territories meet the FY 06 NIMS submit a self-certification implementation form attesting that the State requirements (including its tribal and local jurisdictions) has met Refer to the attached FY the minimum FY 2006 2006 NIMS Implementation requirements. Matrices for State and Local Governments State certification is required to receive FY 2007 preparedness funds. FY 2007 and outyears Full NIMS compliance is State certification of required for all federal ongoing NIMS compliance preparedness funds. requirements. States, territories, tribes and NIMS compliance local governments continue continues to be required to to implement the NIMS and receive federal preparedness meet any additional funds. requirements as identified by the NIMS Integration Center to ensure the continued success of the NIMS. * “Taken as a whole” recognizes that not every community or individual responder will have completed all of the requirements. The “taken as a whole” standard means that most have and that good faith efforts are underway to achieve full compliance.