The Secretary of the Interior shall encourage and assist the States to consider, in formulating and carrying out their comprehensive statewide outdoor recreation plans and proposals for financing assistance for State and local projects submitted pursuant to chapter 2003 of title 54), needs and opportunities for establishing State and local wild, scenic and recreational river areas.
16 U.S. Code § 1282. Assistance to State and local projects
The Volunteers in the Forest Act of 1972, referred to in subsec. (b)(2)(A), probably means the Volunteers in the National Forests Act of 1972, Pub. L. 92–300, May 18, 1972, 86 Stat. 147, which is classified generally to section 558a et seq. of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 558a of this title and Tables.
1986—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 99–590 struck out provisions relating to provision of technical assistance and advice to and cooperation with States, etc., in establishment of areas.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 99–590 amended subsec. (b) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (b) read as follows: “The Secretaries of Agriculture and of Health and Human Services shall likewise, in accordance with the authority vested in them assist, advise, and cooperate with State and local agencies and private interests with respect to establishing such wild, scenic and recreational river areas.”
 So in original. The closing parenthesis probably should not appear.
 So in original. Probably should be “section 200305”.