7 U.S. Code § 6711 - Carbon cycle research
To the extent funds are made available for this purpose, the Secretary shall provide a grant to the Consortium for Agricultural Soils Mitigation of Greenhouse Gases, acting through Kansas State University, to develop, analyze, and implement, through the land grant universities described in subsection (b), carbon cycle research at the national, regional, and local levels.
Research under this subsection may be carried out through the competitive awarding of grants and cooperative agreements to colleges and universities (as defined in section 3103 of this title).
Not more than 3 percent of the funds made available for this section may be used by the Secretary to pay administrative costs incurred in carrying out this section.
There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $15,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2007 through 2012.
Section was enacted as part of the Agricultural Risk Protection Act of 2000, and not as part of the Global Climate Change Prevention Act of 1990 which comprises this chapter.
2008—Subsec. (g). Pub. L. 110–246, § 7407, added subsec. (g) and struck out former subsec. (g). Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “There are authorized to be appropriated for fiscal years 2002 through 2007 such sums as may be necessary to carry out this section.”
2002—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 107–171, § 7223(1), substituted “To the extent funds are made available for this purpose, the Secretary shall provide” for “Of the amount made available under section 261(a)(2), the Secretary shall use $15,000,000 to provide”.
Subsecs. (d), (e). Pub. L. 107–171, § 9009, added subsecs. (d) and (e). Former subsec. (d) redesignated (f).
Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 107–171, § 9009(1), redesignated subsec. (d) as (f).
Pub. L. 107–171, § 7223(2), substituted “for this section” for “under subsection (a) of this section”.
Subsec. (g). Pub. L. 107–171, § 7223(3), added subsec. (g).