16 U.S. Code § 1421f–1 - John H. Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Grant Program
The Secretary shall consult with the Marine Mammal Commission, a representative from each of the designated stranding regions, and other individuals who represent public and private organizations that are actively involved in rescue, rehabilitation, release, scientific research, marine conservation, and forensic science regarding stranded marine mammals, regarding the development of criteria for the implementation of the grant program and the awarding of grants under the program.
The non-Federal share of the costs of an activity conducted with a grant under this section shall be 25 percent of such costs.
The Secretary may apply to the non-Federal share of an activity conducted with a grant under this section the amount of funds, and the fair market value of property and services, provided by non-Federal sources and used for the activity.
Of amounts available each fiscal year to carry out this section, the Secretary may expend not more than 6 percent or $80,000, whichever is greater, to pay the administrative expenses necessary to carry out this section.
The term “designated stranding region” means a geographic region designated by the Secretary for purposes of administration of this subchapter.
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