7 U.S. Code § 3222b - Grants to upgrade agricultural and food sciences facilities at 1890 land-grant colleges, including Tuskegee University

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(a) Purpose
It is hereby declared to be the intent of Congress to assist the institutions eligible to receive funds under the Act of August 30, 1890 [7 U.S.C. 321 et seq.], including Tuskegee University (hereafter referred to in this section as “eligible institutions”) in the acquisition and improvement of agricultural and food sciences facilities and equipment, including libraries, so that the eligible institutions may participate fully in the production of human capital.
(b) Authorization of appropriations
There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of Agriculture for the purposes of carrying out the provisions of this section, $25,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2002 through 2018, and such sums shall remain available until expended.
(c) Use of grant funds
Four percent of the sums appropriated pursuant to this section shall be available to the Secretary for administration of this grants program. The remaining funds shall be available for grants to eligible institutions for the purpose of assisting them in the purchase of equipment and land, the planning, construction, alteration, or renovation of buildings to strengthen their capacity in the production of human capital in the food and agricultural sciences and can be used at the discretion of the eligible institutions in the areas of research, extension, and resident instruction or any combination thereof.
(d) Method of awarding grants
Grants awarded pursuant to this section shall be made in such amounts and under such terms and conditions as the Secretary shall determine necessary for carrying out the purposes of this section.
(e) Prohibition of certain uses
Federal funds provided under this section may not be utilized for the payment of any overhead costs of the eligible institutions.
(f) Regulations
The Secretary may promulgate such rules and regulations as the Secretary may consider necessary to carry out the provisions of this section.


(Pub. L. 95–113, title XIV, § 1447, as added Pub. L. 101–624, title XVI, § 1612(b),Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 3722; amended Pub. L. 104–127, title VIII, § 813,Apr. 4, 1996, 110 Stat. 1166; Pub. L. 105–185, title III, § 301(a)(9),June 23, 1998, 112 Stat. 562; Pub. L. 107–171, title VII, § 7109,May 13, 2002, 116 Stat. 432; Pub. L. 110–234, title VII, § 7123,May 22, 2008, 122 Stat. 1222; Pub. L. 110–246, § 4(a), title VII, § 7123,June 18, 2008, 122 Stat. 1664, 1983; Pub. L. 113–79, title VII, § 7112,Feb. 7, 2014, 128 Stat. 874.)
References in Text

Act of August 30, 1890, referred to in subsec. (a), is act Aug. 30, 1890, ch. 841, 26 Stat. 417, as amended, popularly known as the “Agricultural College Act of 1890” and also as the “Second Morrill Act”, which is classified generally to subchapter II (§ 321 et seq.) of chapter 13 of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 321 of this title and Tables.

Pub. L. 110–234and Pub. L. 110–246made identical amendments to this section. The amendments by Pub. L. 110–234were repealed by section 4(a) ofPub. L. 110–246.
Prior Provisions

A prior section 1447 ofPub. L. 95–113, title XIV, Sept. 29, 1977, 91 Stat. 1011, amended sections 341 and 342 of this title, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 101–624, title XVI, § 1601(f)(1)(D),Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 3704.

2014—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 113–79substituted “2018” for “2012”.
2008—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 110–246, § 7123, substituted “2012” for “2007”.
2002—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 107–171substituted “$25,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2002 through 2007” for “$15,000,000 for each of fiscal years 1996 through 2002”.
1998—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 105–185substituted “through 2002” for “and 1997”.
1996—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 104–127substituted “, $15,000,000 for each of fiscal years 1996 and 1997” for “$8,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 1991 through 1995”.
Effective Date of 2008 Amendment

Amendment of this section and repeal of Pub. L. 110–234by Pub. L. 110–246effective May 22, 2008, the date of enactment of Pub. L. 110–234, see section 4 ofPub. L. 110–246, set out as an Effective Date note under section 8701 of this title.


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