7 U.S. Code § 8109 - Rural Energy Self-Sufficiency Initiative
To be considered for a grant, an eligible rural community shall submit an application to the Secretary that describes the ways in which the community would use the grant to carry out an activity described in paragraph (2).
The amount of a grant under the Initiative shall not exceed 50 percent of the cost of the activities described in the application.
There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $5,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2009 through 2013.
A prior section 8109, Pub. L. 107–171, title IX, § 9011, as added Pub. L. 108–199, div. A, title VII, § 778(b), Jan. 23, 2004, 118 Stat. 41, related to research, extension, and educational programs on biobased energy technologies and products, prior to the general amendment of this chapter by Pub. L. 110–246. See section 8114 of this title.
2013—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 112–240 substituted “2013” for “2012”.