The Secretary shall, under such terms and conditions as the Secretary determines to be appropriate, make competitive grants to eligible entities to educate governmental and private entities that operate vehicle fleets, other interested entities (as determined by the Secretary), and the public about the benefits of biodiesel fuel use.
(b) Eligible entities
To receive a grant under subsection (b), an entity shall—
(1)be a nonprofit organization or institution of higher education;
(2)have demonstrated knowledge of biodiesel fuel production, use, or distribution; and
(3)have demonstrated the ability to conduct educational and technical support programs.
In carrying out this section, the Secretary shall consult with the Secretary of Energy.
(1) Mandatory funding
Of the funds of the Commodity Credit Corporation, the Secretary shall use to carry out this section $1,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2008 through 2018.
(2) Discretionary funding
There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $1,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2014 through 2018.
A prior section
8106,Pub. L. 107–171, title IX, § 9006,May 13, 2002, 116 Stat. 482; Pub. L. 109–171, title I, § 1301,Feb. 8, 2006, 120 Stat. 6, related to assistance to farmers, ranchers, and rural small businesses to purchase renewable energy systems and make energy efficiency improvements, prior to the general amendment of this chapter by Pub. L. 110–246. See section
8107 of this title.
2014—Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 113–79, § 9006(1), substituted “Mandatory funding” for “Fiscal years 2009 through 2012” in heading and “2018” for “2012” in text.
Subsec. (d)(2). Pub. L. 113–79, § 9006(2), substituted “Discretionary funding” for “Authorization of appropriations” in heading and “each of fiscal years 2014 through 2018” for “fiscal year 2013” in text.
2013—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 112–240added subsec. (d) and struck out former subsec. (d). Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “Of the funds of the Commodity Credit Corporation, the Secretary shall use to carry out this section $1,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2008 through 2012.”
Effective Date of 2013 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 112–240effective Sept. 30, 2012, see section 701(j) ofPub. L. 112–240, set out in a 1-Year Extension of Agricultural Programs note under section
8701 of this title.
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