The Secretary shall use $100,000,000 of the funds of the Commodity Credit Corporation for each of fiscal years 2014 through 2018 to carry out the program.
(b) Duration of availability
Funds made available under subsection (a) shall remain available until expended.
(c) Additional funding and acres
(1) In general
In addition to the funds made available under subsection (a), the Secretary shall reserve 7 percent of the funds and acres made available for a covered program for each of fiscal years 2014 through 2018 in order to ensure additional resources are available to carry out this program.
(2) Unused funds and acres
Any funds or acres reserved under paragraph (1) for a fiscal year from a covered program that are not committed under this program by April 1 of that fiscal year shall be returned for use under the covered program.
(d) Allocation of funding
Of the funds and acres made available for the program under subsection (a) and reserved for the program under subsection (c), the Secretary shall allocate—
(1)25 percent of the funds and acres to projects based on a State competitive process administered by the State Conservationist, with the advice of the State technical committee established under subchapter VI;
(2)40 percent of the funds and acres to projects based on a national competitive process to be established by the Secretary; and
(3)35 percent of the funds and acres to projects for critical conservation areas designated under section
3871f of this title.
(e) Limitation on administrative expenses
None of the funds made available or reserved for the program may be used to pay for the administrative expenses of eligible partners.
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