7 U.S. Code § 7641 - Patent Culture Collection fees

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(1) Retention
All funds collected by the Agricultural Research Service of the Department of Agriculture in connection with the acceptance of microorganisms for deposit in, or the distribution of microorganisms from, the Patent Culture Collection maintained and operated by the Agricultural Research Service shall be credited to the appropriation supporting the maintenance and operation of the Patent Culture Collection.
(2) Use
The collected funds shall be available to the Agricultural Research Service, without further appropriation or fiscal-year limitation, to carry out its responsibilities under law (including international treaties) with respect to the Patent Culture Collection.


(Pub. L. 105–185, title VI, § 601(c),June 23, 1998, 112 Stat. 585.)

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