There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary such funds as may be necessary to carry out this section. Amounts so appropriated shall remain available until expended.
16 U.S. Code § 2206. Emergency forest restoration program
(a) DefinitionsIn this section:
(1) Emergency measuresThe term “emergency measures” means those measures that—
(A) are necessary to address damage caused by a natural disaster to natural resources on nonindustrial private forest land, and the damage, if not treated—
would impair or endanger the natural resources on the land; and
would restore forest health and forest-related resources on the land.
(2) Natural disaster
(3) Nonindustrial private forest landThe term “nonindustrial private forest land” means rural land, as determined by the Secretary, that—
is owned by any nonindustrial private individual, group, association, corporation, or other private legal entity, that has definitive decision-making authority over the land.
(b) Availability of assistance
(d) Cost share requirement
(e) Authorization of appropriations
Enactment of this section and repeal of Pub. L. 110–234 by Pub. L. 110–246 effective May 22, 2008, the date of enactment of Pub. L. 110–234, see section 4 of Pub. L. 110–246, set out as a note under section 8701 of Title 7, Agriculture.
“Not later than one year after the date of the enactment of this Act [June 18, 2008], the Secretary of Agriculture shall issue regulations to carry out section 407 of the Agricultural Credit Act of 1978 [16 U.S.C. 2206], as added by subsection (a).”