7 U.S. Code § 3310 - Limitation on indirect costs for agricultural research, education, and extension programs

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§ 3310.
Limitation on indirect costs for agricultural research, education, and extension programs
(a) In general

Except as otherwise provided in law, indirect costs charged against any agricultural research, education, or extension grant awarded under this Act or any other Act pursuant to authority delegated to the Under Secretary of Agriculture for Research, Education, and Economics shall not exceed 22 percent of the total Federal funds provided under the grant award, as determined by the Secretary.

(b) Exception

Subsection (a) shall not apply to a grant awarded competitively under section 638 of title 15.

(Pub. L. 95–113, title XIV, § 1462, as added Pub. L. 105–185, title II, § 230(a), June 23, 1998, 112 Stat. 546; amended Pub. L. 107–171, title VII, § 7222, May 13, 2002, 116 Stat. 454; Pub. L. 110–234, title VII, § 7132(a), May 22, 2008, 122 Stat. 1228; Pub. L. 110–246, § 4(a), title VII, § 7132(a), June 18, 2008, 122 Stat. 1664, 1989.)

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 L. 110–234 were repealed by section 4(a) of Pub.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

Prior Provisions

A prior section 1462 of Pub. L. 95–113 was classified to section 3304 of this title, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 99–198.


2008—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 110–246, § 7132(a), substituted “any agricultural” for “a competitive agricultural” and “22 percent” for “19 percent”.

2002—Pub. L. 107–171 designated existing provisions as subsec. (a), inserted heading, and added subsec. (b).

Effective Date of 2008 Amendment

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


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