42 U.S. Code § 1769g - Information clearinghouse
The Secretary shall enter into a contract with a nongovernmental organization described in subsection (b) of this section to establish and maintain a clearinghouse to provide information to nongovernmental groups located throughout the United States that assist low-income individuals or communities regarding food assistance, self-help activities to aid individuals in becoming self-reliant, and other activities that empower low-income individuals or communities to improve the lives of low-income individuals and reduce reliance on Federal, State, or local governmental agencies for food or other assistance.
The Secretary shall establish fair and reasonable auditing procedures regarding the expenditures of funds to carry out this section.
Out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the Secretary of the Treasury shall pay to the Secretary to provide to the organization selected under this section, to establish and maintain the information clearinghouse, $200,000 for each of fiscal years 1995 and 1996, $150,000 for fiscal year 1997, $100,000 for fiscal year 1998, $166,000 for each of fiscal years 1999 through 2004, and $250,000 for each of fiscal years 2010 through 2015. The Secretary shall be entitled to receive the funds and shall accept the funds, without further appropriation.
2010—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 111–296 substituted “2010 through 2015” for “2005 through 2010” in first sentence.
2009—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 111–80 substituted “2010” for “2009”.
2004—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 108–265, in first sentence, substituted “1998,” for “1998, and” and “through 2004, and $250,000 for each of fiscal years 2005 through 2009” for “through 2003”.
1998—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 105–336 substituted “$100,000 for fiscal year 1998, and $166,000 for each of fiscal years 1999 through 2003” for “and $100,000 for fiscal year 1998” in first sentence and inserted “, without further appropriation” before period at end of second sentence.
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