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16 U.S. Code § 583j–3 - Administrative services and support

(a) Startup funds

For purposes of assisting the Foundation in establishing an office and meeting initial administrative, project, and other startup expenses, the Secretary is authorized to provide to the Foundation $500,000, from funds appropriated pursuant to section 583j–8(a) of this title, per year for the two years beginning October 1, 1992. Such funds shall remain available to the Foundation until they are expended for authorized purposes.

(b) Matching funds

In addition to the startup funds provided under subsection (a) of this section, during fiscal years 2016 through 2023, the Secretary is authorized to provide matching funds for administrative and project expenses incurred by the Foundation as authorized by section 583j–8(b) of this title including reimbursement of expenses under section 583j–1 of this title, not to exceed then current Federal Government per diem rates.

(c) Administrative expenses

At any time, the Secretary may provide the Foundation use of Department of Agriculture personnel, facilities, and equipment, with partial or no reimbursement, with such limitations and on such terms and conditions as the Secretary shall establish.

Editorial Notes

2018—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 115–334 substituted “2023” for “2018”.

2015—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 114–54 substituted “during fiscal years 2016 through 2018” for “for a period of five years beginning October 1, 1992”.

1993—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 103–106, § 3(a)(1), inserted “, project,” after “administrative” and substituted “beginning October 1, 1992” for “following November 16, 1990”.

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 103–106, § 3(a)(2), substituted “beginning October 1, 1992” for “from November 16, 1990” and inserted “and project” after “administrative”.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Purpose of Pub. L. 103–106

Pub. L. 103–106, § 2, Oct. 12, 1993, 107 Stat. 1031, provided that:

“It is the purpose of this Act [see Short Title of 1993 Amendment note set out under section 583j of this title]—
to provide for start-up and matching funds for project expenses to carry out the National Forest Foundation Act [16 U.S.C. 583j et seq.]; and
to extend the funding authorization for start-up expenses for 1 year.”