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

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(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, for a period of five years beginning October 1, 1992, 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.


(Pub. L. 101–593, title IV, § 405,Nov. 16, 1990, 104 Stat. 2972; Pub. L. 103–106, § 3(a),Oct. 12, 1993, 107 Stat. 1031.)

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”.
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]—
“(1) 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
“(2) to extend the funding authorization for start-up expenses for 1 year.”


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