16 U.S. Code § 1421d - Unusual mortality event activity funding
(a) Establishment of Fund
There is established in the Treasury an interest bearing fund to be known as the “Marine Mammal Unusual Mortality Event Fund”, which shall consist of amounts deposited into the Fund under subsection (c) of this section.
(1) In general
Amounts in the Fund—
(A) shall be available only for use by the Secretary, in consultation with the Secretary of the Interior—
(i) to compensate persons for special costs incurred in acting in accordance with the contingency plan issued under section 1421c (b) of this title or under the direction of an Onsite Coordinator for an unusual mortality event;
(ii) for reimbursing any stranding network participant for costs incurred in preparing and transporting tissues collected with respect to an unusual mortality event for the Tissue Bank; and
(c) Deposits into Fund
There shall be deposited into the Fund—
(2) other amounts appropriated to the Secretary for use with respect to unusual mortality events; and
Source(Pub. L. 92–522, title IV, § 405, formerly title III, § 305, as added Pub. L. 102–587, title III, § 3003(a),Nov. 4, 1992, 106 Stat. 5064; renumbered title IV, § 405, and amended Pub. L. 103–238, §§ 6, 16 (b), 24 (b), (c)(2),Apr. 30, 1994, 108 Stat. 542, 559, 565, 566.)
1994—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 103–238, § 16(b), substituted “an interest bearing fund” for “a fund”.
Subsec. (b)(1)(A)(i). Pub. L. 103–238, § 24(c)(2), made technical amendment to reference to section 1421c (b) of this title to reflect renumbering of corresponding section of original act.
Subsec. (b)(1)(A)(iii). Pub. L. 103–238, § 6(1), added cl. (iii).
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