16 U.S. Code § 698v–1 - Definitions

In sections 698v to 698v–10 of this title:
(1) Baca ranch
The term “Baca ranch” means the lands and facilities described in section 698v–2 (a) of this title.
(2) Board of Trustees
The terms “Board of Trustees” and “Board” mean the Board of Trustees as described in section 698v–5 of this title.
(3) Committees of Congress
The term “Committees of Congress” means the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate and the Committee on Resources of the House of Representatives.
(4) Financially self-sustaining
The term “financially self-sustaining” means management and operating expenditures equal to or less than proceeds derived from fees and other receipts for resource use and development and interest on invested funds. Management and operating expenditures shall include Trustee expenses, salaries and benefits of staff, administrative and operating expenses, improvements to and maintenance of lands and facilities of the Preserve, and other similar expenses. Funds appropriated to the Trust by Congress, either directly or through the Secretary, for the purposes of sections 698v to 698v–10 of this title shall not be considered.
(5) Multiple use and sustained yield
The term “multiple use and sustained yield” has the combined meaning of the terms “multiple use” and “sustained yield of the several products and services”, as defined under the Multiple-Use Sustained-Yield Act of 1960 (16 U.S.C. 531).
(6) Preserve
The term “Preserve” means the Valles Caldera National Preserve established under section 698v–3 of this title.
(7) Secretary
Except where otherwise provided, the term “Secretary” means the Secretary of Agriculture.
(8) Trust
The term “Trust” means the Valles Caldera Trust established under section 698v–4 of this title.


(Pub. L. 106–248, title I, § 103,July 25, 2000, 114 Stat. 599.)
References in Text

The Multiple-Use Sustained-Yield Act of 1960, referred to in par. (5), is Pub. L. 86–517, June 12, 1960, 74 Stat. 215, as amended, which is classified generally to sections 528 to 531 of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 528 of this title and Tables.
Change of Name

Committee on Resources of House of Representatives changed to Committee on Natural Resources of House of Representatives by House Resolution No. 6, One Hundred Tenth Congress, Jan. 5, 2007.


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