16 U.S. Code § 1336. Cooperative agreements; regulations
Contracts and Agreements for Wild Horse and Burro Holding Facilities
Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act [div. E of Pub. L. 112–74, see Tables for classification], the Secretary of the Interior may enter into multiyear cooperative agreements with nonprofit organizations and other appropriate entities, and may enter into multiyear contracts in accordance with the provisions of section 304B of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 ([former] 41 U.S.C. 254c) [see 41 U.S.C. 3903] (except that the 5-year term restriction in subsection (d) [see 41 U.S.C. 3903(a)] shall not apply), for the long-term care and maintenance of excess wild free roaming horses and burros by such organizations or entities on private land. Such cooperative agreements and contracts may not exceed 10 years, subject to renewal at the discretion of the Secretary.
Similar provisions were contained in the following appropriation acts:
- Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012