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

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(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) of this section 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. 110–234and 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 L. 110–234were repealed by section 4(a) ofPub.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 1462 ofPub. L. 95–113was 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. 107–171designated 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. 110–234by 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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