43 U.S. Code § 315i. Disposition of moneys received; availability for improvements

Except as provided in sections 315h and 315j of this title, all moneys received under the authority of this subchapter shall be deposited in the Treasury of the United States as miscellaneous receipts, but the following proportions of the moneys so received shall be distributed as follows: (a) 12½ per centum of the moneys collected as grazing fees under section 315b of this title during any fiscal year shall be paid at the end thereof by the Secretary of the Treasury to the State in which the grazing districts producing such moneys are situated, to be expended as the State legislature of such State may prescribe for the benefit of the county or counties in which the grazing districts producing such moneys are situated: Provided, That if any grazing district is in more than one State or county, the distributive share to each from the proceeds of said district shall be proportional to its area in said district; (b) 50 per centum of all moneys collected under section 315m of this title[1] during any fiscal year shall be paid at the end thereof by the Secretary of the Treasury to the State in which the lands producing such moneys are located, to be expended as the State legislature of such State may prescribe for the benefit of the county or counties in which the lands producing such moneys are located: Provided, That if any leased tract is in more than one State or county, the distributive share to each from the proceeds of said leased tract shall be proportional to its area in said leased tract.

(June 28, 1934, ch. 865, § 10, 48 Stat. 1273; June 26, 1936, ch. 842, title I, § 4, 49 Stat. 1978; Aug. 6, 1947, ch. 507, § 2, 61 Stat. 790; Pub. L. 94–579, title IV, § 401(b)(2), Oct. 21, 1976, 90 Stat. 2773.)
References in Text

Section 315m of this title, referred to in text, was in the original “said section”, referring back to section 315m cited in a preceding provision which was deleted by Pub. L. 94–579 without correction to phrase “said section”.

Amendments

1976—Pub. L. 94–579 in cl. (b) struck out authorization of availability of 25 per centum of all moneys collected under section 315m of this title during any fiscal year for construction, etc., of range improvements.

1947—Act Aug. 6, 1947, reduced States’ share of grazing fees collected under section 315b of this title from 50 to 12½ per centum and provided for distribution of grazing fees collected under section 315m of this title with 25 per centum available for range improvements and 50 per centum paid to the State.

1936—Act June 26, 1936, substituted “under this subchapter during any fiscal year” for “from each grazing district during any fiscal year”, wherever appearing, “in which the grazing districts or lands producing such moneys are situated” for “in which said grazing district is situated” wherever appearing, and inserted in proviso “or leased tract” after “grazing district” wherever appearing.

Savings Provision

Amendment by Pub. L. 94–579 not to be construed as terminating any valid lease, permit, patent, etc., existing on Oct. 21, 1976, see section 701 of Pub. L. 94–579, set out as a note under section 1701 of this title.



[1]  See References in Text note below.