42 U.S. Code § 1856n - Implementation
The Secretary of Agriculture or the Secretary of the Interior, in consultation with the Secretary of State, may enter into a reciprocal agreement with any foreign fire organization for mutual aid in furnishing wildfire protection resources for lands and other properties for which such Secretary or organization normally provides wildfire protection.
Any service performed by any employee of the United States under an agreement or otherwise under this subchapter shall constitute service rendered in the line of duty in such employment.
Except as provided in section 1856n–1 of this title, the performance of such service by any other individual shall not make such individual an employee of the United States.
2011—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 112–74, § 411(3)(A), inserted headings for subsec. (a) and pars. (1) and (2).
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 112–74, § 411(3)(B)(i), inserted heading.
Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 112–74, § 411(3)(B)(ii), substituted “United States; and” for “United States, and”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 112–74, § 411(3)(C), inserted heading.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 112–74, § 411(3)(D), inserted subsec. heading, designated first and second sentences as pars. (1) and (2), respectively, inserted par. headings, and substituted “Except as provided in section 1856n–1 of this title, the” for “The” in par. (2).