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42 U.S. Code § 12655e - Public lands or Indian lands

(a) Limitation

To be eligible to receive assistance through a grant provided under this division, a program shall carry out activities on public lands or Indian lands, or result in a public benefit.

(b) Review of applications

In reviewing applications submitted under section 12655b of this title that propose programs or projects to be carried out on public lands or Indian lands, the Corporation shall consult with the Secretary of the Interior.

(c) ConsistencyA program carried out with assistance provided under this division for conservation, rehabilitation, or improvement of any public lands or Indian lands shall be consistent with—
the provisions of law and policies relating to the management and administration of such lands, and all other applicable provisions of law; and
all management, operational, and other plans and documents that govern the administration of such lands.
(d) Participation by other conservation programs

Any land or water conservation program (or any related program) administered in any State under the authority of any Federal program is encouraged to use services available under this part [1] to carry out its program.

(Pub. L. 101–610, title I, § 199F, formerly § 126, Nov. 16, 1990, 104 Stat. 3144; renumbered § 199F and amended Pub. L. 103–82, title I, § 101(a), (e)(1), (6), Sept. 21, 1993, 107 Stat. 788, 815, 816.)

[1]  See References in Text note below.
Editorial Notes
References in Text

This part, referred to in subsec. (d), is unidentifiable in the original because subtitle I (§§ 199 to 199O) of title I of Pub. L. 101–610 does not contain parts.


Section was formerly classified to section 12546 of this title prior to renumbering by Pub. L. 103–82, § 101(a).


1993—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 103–82, § 101(e)(1), (6), substituted “Corporation” for “Commission” and “section 12655b of this title” for “section 12543 of this title”.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 1993 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 103–82 effective Oct. 1, 1993, see section 123 of Pub. L. 103–82, set out as a note under section 1701 of Title 16, Conservation.