7 U.S. Code § 8105 - Bioenergy program for advanced biofuels
(a) Definition of eligible producer
In this section, the term “eligible producer” means a producer of advanced biofuels.
The Secretary shall make payments to eligible producers to support and ensure an expanding production of advanced biofuels.
To receive a payment, an eligible producer shall—
(d) Basis for payments
The Secretary shall make payments under this section to eligible producers based on—
(2) the net nonrenewable energy content of the advanced biofuel, if sufficient data is available, as determined by the Secretary; and
(e) Equitable distribution
The Secretary may limit the amount of payments that may be received by a single eligible producer under this section in order to distribute the total amount of funding available in an equitable manner.
(f) Other requirements
To receive a payment under this section, an eligible producer shall meet any other requirements of Federal and State law (including regulations) applicable to the production of advanced biofuels.
(1) Mandatory funding
Of the funds of the Commodity Credit Corporation, the Secretary shall use to carry out this section, to remain available until expended—
(2) Discretionary funding
In addition to any other funds made available to carry out this section, there is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $20,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2014 through 2018.
Source(Pub. L. 107–171, title IX, § 9005, as added Pub. L. 110–234, title IX, § 9001(a),May 22, 2008, 122 Stat. 1314, and Pub. L. 110–246, § 4(a), title IX, § 9001(a),June 18, 2008, 122 Stat. 1664, 2075; amended Pub. L. 112–240, title VII, § 701(f)(4),Jan. 2, 2013, 126 Stat. 2365; Pub. L. 113–79, title IX, § 9005,Feb. 7, 2014, 128 Stat. 930.)
Pub. L. 110–234and Pub. L. 110–246enacted identical sections. Pub. L. 110–234was repealed by section 4(a) ofPub. L. 110–246.
A prior section 8105,Pub. L. 107–171, title IX, § 9005,May 13, 2002, 116 Stat. 480, related to an energy audit and renewable energy development program, prior to the general amendment of this chapter by Pub. L. 110–246.
2014—Subsec. (g)(1)(E). Pub. L. 113–79, § 9005(1), added subpar. (E).
Subsec. (g)(2). Pub. L. 113–79, § 9005(2), substituted “$20,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2014 through 2018” for “$25,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2009 through 2013”.
2013—Subsec. (g)(2). Pub. L. 112–240substituted “2013” for “2012”.
Effective Date of 2013 Amendment