7 U.S. Code § 2272 - Volunteers for Department of Agriculture programs
(a) Establishment of program
The Secretary of Agriculture (hereafter referred to in this section as the “Secretary”) may establish a program to use volunteers in carrying out the programs of the Department of Agriculture.
(b) Acceptance of personnel
The Secretary may accept, subject to regulations issued by the Office of Personnel Management, voluntary service for the Department of Agriculture for such purpose if the service:
Source(Pub. L. 97–98, title XV, § 1526,Dec. 22, 1981, 95 Stat. 1337.)
Section effective Dec. 22, 1981, see section 1801 ofPub. L. 97–98, set out as a note under section 4301 of this title.
Authorization of Appropriations
Pub. L. 97–98, title XV, § 1527,Dec. 22, 1981, 95 Stat. 1337, provided that: “There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this subtitle [subtitle G (§§ 1526, 1527) of title XV of Pub. L. 97–98, enacting this section and this note], such sums to remain available until expended.”