US (United States) Code. Title 16. Chapter 65: International forestry cooperation

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16 USC CHAPTER 65 - INTERNATIONAL FORESTRY COOPERATION 01/06/03

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TITLE 16 - CONSERVATION

CHAPTER 65 - INTERNATIONAL FORESTRY COOPERATION

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CHAPTER 65 - INTERNATIONAL FORESTRY COOPERATION

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4501. Forestry and related natural resource assistance.

(a) Focus of activities.

(b) Authority for international forestry activities.

(c) Eligible countries.

4502. Tropical deforestation assessment and assistance.

4502a. Tropical forestry research and assistance.

(a) Assistance.

(b) Form of assistance.

(c) Definitions.

4503. Institute of Tropical Forestry in Puerto Rico.

(a) Expansion.

(b) Tropical forestry plans.

4503a. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry.

(a) Expansion.

(b) Tropical forestry plan.

4503b. Hawaii Experimental Tropical Forest.

(a) Definitions.

(b) Establishment and management.

(c) Delineation of location of Forest.

(d) Authorities of Secretary.

4503c. Omitted.

4503d. Definitions.

4504. Administrative provisions.

(a) Coordination of activities.

(b) Assistance.

4505. Authorization of appropriations.

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16 USC Sec. 4501 01/06/03

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Sec. 4501. Forestry and related natural resource assistance

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(a) Focus of activities

To achieve the maximum impact from activities undertaken under

the authority of this chapter, the Secretary shall focus such

activities on the key countries which could have a substantial

impact on emissions of greenhouse gases related to global warming.

(b) Authority for international forestry activities

In support of forestry and related natural resource activities

outside of the United States and its territories and possessions,

the Secretary of Agriculture may -

(1) provide assistance that promotes sustainable development

and global environmental stability, including assistance for -

(A) conservation and sustainable management of forest land;

(B) forest plantation technology and tree improvement;

(C) rehabilitation of cutover lands, eroded watersheds, and

areas damaged by wildfires or other natural disasters;

(D) prevention and control of insects, diseases, and other

damaging agents;

(E) preparedness planning, training, and operational

assistance to combat natural disasters;

(F) more complete utilization of forest products leading to

resource conservation;

(G) range protection and enhancement; and

(H) wildlife and fisheries habitat protection and

improvement;

(2) share technical, managerial, extension, and administrative

skills related to public and private natural resource

administration;

(3) provide education and training opportunities to promote the

transfer and utilization of scientific information and

technologies;

(4) engage in scientific exchange and cooperative research with

foreign governmental, educational, technical and research

institutions; and

(5) cooperate with domestic and international organizations

that further international programs for the management and

protection of forests, rangelands, wildlife and fisheries, and

related natural resource activities.

(c) Eligible countries

The Secretary shall undertake the activities described in

subsection (b) of this section, in countries that receive

assistance from the Agency for International Development only at

the request, or with the concurrence, of the Administrator of the

Agency for International Development.

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(Pub. L. 101-513, title VI, Sec. 602, Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 2070;

Pub. L. 102-574, Sec. 2(b)(1), Oct. 29, 1992, 106 Stat. 4596.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

This chapter, referred to in subsecs. (a) and (b), was in the

original ''this title'', meaning title VI of Pub. L. 101-513, Nov.

5, 1990, 104 Stat. 2070, which is classified principally to this

chapter. For complete classification of title VI to the Code, see

Short Title note set out below and Tables.

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AMENDMENTS

1992 - Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 102-574 struck out ''(hereinafter

referred to in this chapter as the Secretary)'' after

''Agriculture'' in introductory provisions.

SHORT TITLE OF 1992 AMENDMENT

Section 1 of Pub. L. 102-574 provided that: ''This Act (enacting

sections 4502a and 4503a to 4503d of this title, amending this

section and section 4503 of this title, and enacting provisions set

out as notes under sections 4502a and 4503a of this title) may be

cited as the 'Hawaii Tropical Forest Recovery Act'.''

SHORT TITLE

Section 601 of title VI of Pub. L. 101-513 provided that: ''This

title (enacting this chapter and amending sections 1641, 1643,

2101, and 2109 of this title) may be cited as the 'International

Forestry Cooperation Act of 1990'.''

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Sec. 4502. Tropical deforestation assessment and assistance

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In support of the Tropical Forestry Action Plan and to

specifically address tropical deforestation and degradation, the

Secretary may -

(1) support and actively participate in global and regional

meetings that seek to reform such Plan;

(2) together with the United States Agency for International

Development, (FOOTNOTE 1) and other Federal agencies, provide

technical assistance to tropical countries for the formulation of

national forestry sector development strategies; and

(FOOTNOTE 1) So in original. The comma probably should not

appear.

(3) cooperate with tropical countries on research, training,

and technical programs aimed at implementing national forestry

sector development strategies.

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(Pub. L. 101-513, title VI, Sec. 603, Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat.

2071.)

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Sec. 4502a. Tropical forestry research and assistance

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(a) Assistance

To promote sound management and conservation of tropical forests

of the United States and to promote the development and transfer of

technical, managerial, educational, and administrative skills to

managers of tropical forests within or outside the United States,

the Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to provide assistance

through the Forest Service to eligible entities in States with

tropical forests to -

(1) develop, promote, and demonstrate sustainable harvesting of

native woods and other forest products on a sustainable yield

basis in balance with natural resource conservation;

(2) promote habitat preservation and species protection or

recovery;

(3) protect indigenous plant and animal species and essential

watersheds from non-native animals, plants, and pathogens;

(4) establish biological control agents for non-native species

that threaten natural ecosystems;

(5) establish a monitoring system in tropical forests to

identify baseline conditions and determine detrimental changes or

improvements over time;

(6) detect and appraise stresses affecting tropical forests

caused by insect infestations, diseases, pollution, fire, and

non-native animal and plant species, and by the influence of

people;

(7) determine the causes of changes that are detected through

experimentation, intensive monitoring, and data collection at

affected tropical forest sites; and

(8) engage in research, demonstration, education, training, and

outreach that furthers the objectives of this subsection.

(b) Form of assistance

Assistance provided to eligible entities under this section may

be in the form of grants, contracts, or cooperative agreements.

(c) Definitions

As used in this section:

(1) Eligible entity

The term ''eligible entity'' means a State forester or

equivalent State official, State, political subdivision of a

State, Federal agency, private organization, corporation, or

other private person.

(2) State

The term ''State'' means each of the 50 States, Guam, American

Samoa, the Republic of Palau (until the Compact of Free

Association enters into effect), Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands,

and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

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(Pub. L. 102-574, Sec. 3, Oct. 29, 1992, 106 Stat. 4596.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

For Oct. 1, 1994, as the date the Compact of Free Association

with the Republic of Palau enters into effect, referred to in

subsec. (c)(2), see Proc. No. 6726, Sept. 27, 1994, 59 F.R. 49777,

set out as a note under section 1931 of Title 48, Territories and

Insular Possessions.

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CODIFICATION

Section was enacted as part of the Hawaii Tropical Forest

Recovery Act, and not as part of the International Forestry

Cooperation Act of 1990 which comprises this chapter.

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AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS

Section 5 of Pub. L. 102-574 provided that: ''There are

authorized to be appropriated such sums as are necessary to carry

out sections 3 and 4 (enacting this section and provisions set out

as a note under 4503a of this title).''

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Sec. 4503. Institute of Tropical Forestry in Puerto Rico

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(a) Expansion

The Secretary shall expand the capabilities of and construct

additional facilities at the Caribbean National Forest and

Institute of Tropical Forestry in Puerto Rico, as the Secretary

determines necessary to support the purpose of this chapter, and as

funds are appropriated for such expansion and construction.

(b) Tropical forestry plans

Not later than 1 year after November 5, 1990, the Secretary shall

prepare and submit to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and

Forestry of the Senate, the Committee on Agriculture of the House

of Representatives, and to the Committees on Appropriations of the

Senate and House of Representatives, a tropical forestry plan for

the expansion and construction of additional facilities under

subsection (a) of this section. Such plan shall include provisions

for -

(1) the construction or acquisition of a major center for

education, interpretation, and appreciation of the benefits and

methods of the intelligent management of tropical forests;

(2) the acquisition or construction of facilities for housing

and classroom instruction near the Caribbean National

Forest/Luguillo Experimental Forest; and

(3) the acquisition or construction of facilities for the study

and recovery of endangered tropical wildlife, fish and plant

species.

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(Pub. L. 101-513, title VI, Sec. 604, Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 2071;

Pub. L. 102-574, Sec. 2(b)(2), Oct. 29, 1992, 106 Stat. 4596.)

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AMENDMENTS

1992 - Pub. L. 102-574 inserted ''in Puerto Rico'' in section

catchline.

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(a) Expansion

The Secretary shall expand the capabilities of and construct

additional facilities, as funds are appropriated for the expansion

and construction, at -

(1) the Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry; and

(2) tropical forests in the State of Hawaii.

(b) Tropical forestry plan

(1) In general

Not later than 1 year after the date of receipt by the

Secretary of the action plan required by section 5(b) (FOOTNOTE

1) of the Hawaii Tropical Forest Recovery Act, the Secretary

shall prepare and submit to the Committee on Agriculture and the

Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives,

the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the

Senate, and to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of

Representatives and Senate, a tropical forestry plan to expand

the capabilities of and construct additional facilities under

subsection (a) of this section.

(FOOTNOTE 1) See References in Text note below.

(2) Elements

The plan shall provide for -

(A) the establishment of a model center for research,

demonstration, education, training, and outreach activities

suitable for transferring scientific, technical, managerial,

and administrative assistance to governmental and

non-governmental organizations seeking to address problems

associated with tropical forests within and outside the United

States;

(B) the acquisition or construction of facilities for

research, classroom instruction, and housing near an

experimental tropical forest in the State of Hawaii;

(C) the acquisition or construction of facilities for the

study and recovery of endangered tropical wildlife, fish, and

plant species and the restoration of their habitats;

(D) the study of biological control of non-native species

that degrade or destroy native forest ecosystems;

(E) achieving a better understanding of global climate change

and the significance of achieving a reduction of greenhouse

gases through research associated with the unique atmospheric

conditions found in Hawaii and the Pacific Ocean;

(F) a review of the extent to which existing Federal forestry

programs can be utilized to achieve the purposes of the plan;

and

(G) the establishment of experimental tropical forests in the

State of Hawaii as authorized by section 4503b of this title.

(3) Capability

In preparing elements of the plan that address paragraph

(2)(F), the Secretary shall identify the capability of the plan -

(A) to promote a greater understanding of tropical forest

ecosystem processes, conservation biology, and biodiversity

management;

(B) to demonstrate the various benefits of maintaining a

tropical forest reserve system;

(C) to promote sound watershed and forest management;

(D) to develop compatible land uses adjacent to protected

natural areas; and

(E) to develop new methods of reclaiming and restoring

degraded lands.

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(Pub. L. 101-513, title VI, Sec. 605, as added Pub. L. 102-574,

Sec. 2(a)(2), Oct. 29, 1992, 106 Stat. 4593; amended Pub. L.

103-437, Sec. 6(d)(42), Nov. 2, 1994, 108 Stat. 4585.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

Section 5(b) of the Hawaii Tropical Forest Recovery Act, referred

to in subsec. (b)(1), probably means section 4(b) of that Act, Pub.

L. 102-574, which contains provisions regarding an action plan, and

which is set out as a note below. Section 5 of that Act, which is

set out as a note under section 4502a of this title, does not

contain a subsec. (b).

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PRIOR PROVISIONS

A prior section 605 of Pub. L. 101-513 was renumbered section 609

and is classified to section 4504 of this title.

AMENDMENTS

1994 - Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 103-437 substituted ''Natural

Resources'' for ''Interior and Insular Affairs'' after ''Committee

on''.

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CHANGE OF NAME

Committee on Natural Resources of House of Representatives

treated as referring to Committee on Resources of House of

Representatives by section 1(a) of Pub. L. 104-14, set out as a

note preceding section 21 of Title 2, The Congress.

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HAWAII TROPICAL FOREST RECOVERY TASK FORCE

Section 4 of Pub. L. 102-574 provided that:

''(a) Establishment. - There is established the Hawaii Tropical

Forest Recovery Task Force (hereafter in this section referred to

as the 'Task Force') to advise the Secretary of Agriculture with

respect to tropical forests and related ecosystems in the State of

Hawaii.

''(b) Action Plan. - Not later than 1 year after the date of the

first meeting of the Task Force, the Task Force shall submit to the

Committees, Secretaries, and Governor referred to in subsection (k)

an action plan that contains findings and recommendations for

rejuvenating Hawaii's tropical forests, including findings and

recommendations on -

''(1) methods of restoring the health of declining or degraded

tropical forest land;

''(2) compatible uses within tropical forests, particularly

agroforestry and the cultivation of scarce or valuable hardwoods

and other forest products in Hawaii's tropical forests;

''(3) actions to encourage and accelerate the identification

and classification of unidentified plant, animal, and microbe

species;

''(4) actions to -

''(A) promote public awareness of tropical forest

preservation;

''(B) protect threatened and endangered species;

''(C) improve forest management and planning; and

''(D) promote public awareness of the harm caused by

introduced species;

''(5) the benefits of fencing or other management activities

for the protection of Hawaii's native plants and animals from

non-native species, including the identification and priorities

for the areas where these activities are appropriate;

''(6) traditional practices, uses, and needs of native

Hawaiians in tropical forests;

''(7) means of improving the health of tropical forests and

related ecosystems in the State of Hawaii through programs

administered by the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of

the Interior;

''(8) the capability of existing Federal, State, and private

forestry programs for rejuvenating Hawaii's tropical forests; and

''(9) such other issues relating to tropical forests in Hawaii

as the Task Force considers appropriate.

''(c) Composition. - The Task Force shall be composed of 12

members, of whom -

''(1) three members shall be appointed by the Secretary of

Agriculture, two of whom shall be representatives of the Forest

Service and the Soil Conservation Service, respectively;

''(2) two members shall be appointed by the Secretary of the

Interior as representatives of the United States Fish and

Wildlife Service and the National Park Service, respectively;

''(3) six members shall be appointed by the Governor of Hawaii,

of whom -

''(A) two members shall be private owners of tropical forest

lands;

''(B) two members shall be experts in the field of tropical

forestry; and

''(C) two members shall be representatives of Hawaii

conservation organizations that have demonstrated expertise in

the areas of tropical forest management, habitat preservation,

and alien species control or have demonstrated effective

advocacy in the areas; and

''(4) one member shall be the Administrator of the Department

of Land and Natural Resources, State of Hawaii, or the designated

representative of the Administrator.

''(d) Initial Appointments. - Appointments under this section to

the Task Force shall be made not later than 90 days after the date

of enactment of this Act (Oct. 29, 1992).

''(e) Chairperson. - The Task Force shall select a Chairperson

from among its members.

''(f) Vacancies. - A vacancy on the Task Force shall not affect

its powers and shall be filled in the same manner as the original

appointment.

''(g) Compensation. -

''(1) In general. - A member of the Task Force shall not

receive compensation as a result of the performance of services

for the Task Force.

''(2) Travel expenses. - The members of the Task Force shall be

allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of

subsistence, at rates authorized for employees of agencies under

subchapter I of chapter 57 of title 5, United States Code, while

away from their homes or regular places of business in the

performance of services for the Task Force.

''(h) Meetings. - The Task Force shall meet not later than 180

days after the date of enactment of this Act (Oct. 29, 1992) and

shall meet at the call of the Chairperson.

''(i) Voting. - The Task Force shall act and advise by majority

vote.

''(j) Assistance. - The Secretary of Agriculture and the

Secretary of the Interior shall provide such assistance and support

as are necessary to meet the objectives of the Task Force. The

assistance shall include making Federal facilities, equipment,

tools, and technical assistance available on such terms and

conditions as the appropriate Secretary considers necessary.

''(k) Report. - The action plan required under subsection (b)

shall be submitted to -

''(1) the Committees on Agriculture and Interior (now Committee

on Natural Resources) of the House of Representatives;

''(2) the Committees on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

and Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate;

''(3) the Secretary of Agriculture;

''(4) the Secretary of the Interior; and

''(5) the Governor of Hawaii.

''(l) Nonapplicability of Certain Provisions of Law. - Sections

7(d), 10(f), and 14 of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C.

App. 2) (5 App. U.S.C.) shall not apply to the Task Force.

''(m) Termination. - The Task Force and authority to carry out

this section shall terminate 180 days after submitting the report

required by subsection (b).''

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Sec. 4503b. Hawaii Experimental Tropical Forest

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(a) Definitions

As used in this section:

(1) Forest

The term ''Forest'' means the Hawaii Experimental Tropical

Forest.

(2) Governor

The term ''Governor'' means the Governor of Hawaii.

(3) Lands

The term ''lands'' means lands, waters, and interests in lands

and waters.

(4) State

The term ''State'' means the State of Hawaii.

(b) Establishment and management

At the request of the Governor, the Secretary shall establish and

administer within the State a Hawaii Experimental Tropical Forest.

The Forest shall be managed as -

(1) a model of quality tropical forest management where

harvesting on a sustainable yield basis can be demonstrated in

balance with natural resource conservation;

(2) a site for research on tropical forestry, conservation

biology, and natural resource management; and

(3) a center for demonstration, education, training, and

outreach on tropical forestry, conservation biology, and natural

resources research and management.

(c) Delineation of location of Forest

(1) Identification of lands

The Governor and the Secretary shall identify one or more

suitable sites for the Forest in lands within the State. The

identification of each site shall be based on scientific,

ecological, administrative, and such other factors as the

Governor and Secretary consider to be necessary or desirable to

achieve the purposes of this section. Each site identified

pursuant to the preceding sentence shall be of sufficient size

and located so that the site can be effectively managed for

Forest purposes.

(2) Exterior boundaries

The exterior boundaries of the Forest, including the boundaries

of all sites identified for Forest purposes, shall be delineated

on an official map. The map shall be available for public

inspection in the office of the Administrator of the Division of

Forestry and Wildlife of the Department of Land and Natural

Resources of the State. The Governor and the Secretary may from

time to time, by mutual agreement, amend the official map to

modify the boundaries of the Forest.

(d) Authorities of Secretary

(1) In general

To carry out the purposes of this section, the Secretary is

authorized -

(A) to administer the Forest in cooperation with the Governor

and affected State agencies;

(B) to make grants and enter into contracts and cooperative

agreements with the Federal Government, the government of the

State, local governments, corporations, nonprofit organizations

and individuals;

(C) to exercise existing authority with respect to

cooperative forestry and research for Forest purposes; and

(D) to issue necessary rules and regulations or apply

existing rules and regulations applicable to areas administered

by the Forest Service that are necessary or desirable to

administer the Forest -

(i) for the purposes described in subsection (b) of this

section;

(ii) to protect persons within the Forest; and

(iii) to preserve and protect the resources in the Forest.

(2) Land acquisition

The authority in section 1643 of this title shall be available

to the Secretary to carry out this section.

(3) Statutory construction

Nothing in this section is intended to affect the jurisdiction

of the State, both civil and criminal, over any person within the

Forest by reason of the establishment of the Forest under this

section, except in the case of a penalty for an offense against

the United States.

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(Pub. L. 101-513, title VI, Sec. 606, as added Pub. L. 102-574,

Sec. 2(a)(2), Oct. 29, 1992, 106 Stat. 4594.)

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PRIOR PROVISIONS

A prior section 606 of Pub. L. 101-513 was renumbered section 610

and is classified to section 4505 of this title.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 4503a of this title.

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Sec. 4503c. Omitted

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CODIFICATION

Section, Pub. L. 101-513, title VI, Sec. 607, as added Pub. L.

102-574, Sec. 2(a)(2), Oct. 29, 1992, 106 Stat. 4595, which

required the Secretary of Agriculture to make annual reports to

Congress, submitting the reports pursuant to section 1606(c) of

this title, on the progress, needs, and long-range plans of the

Institutes of Tropical Forestry in meeting the requirements of

section 6706 of Title 7, Agriculture, terminated, effective May 15,

2000, pursuant to section 3003 of Pub. L. 104-66, as amended, set

out as a note under section 1113 of Title 31, Money and Finance.

See, also, page 45 of House Document No. 103-7.

A prior section 607 of Pub. L. 101-513, which amended sections

1641, 1643, 2101, and 2109 of this title, was renumbered section

611.

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Sec. 4503d. Definitions

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As used in this chapter (unless the context otherwise requires):

(1) Institutes of Tropical Forestry

The term ''Institutes of Tropical Forestry'' means the

Institute of Tropical Forestry in Puerto Rico and the Institute

of Pacific Islands Forestry established under section 6706 of

title 7.

(2) Secretary

The term ''Secretary'' means the Secretary of Agriculture.

(3) State

The term ''State'' means each of the 50 States, Guam, American

Samoa, the Republic of Palau (until the Compact of Free

Association enters into effect), Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands,

and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

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(Pub. L. 101-513, title VI, Sec. 608, as added Pub. L. 102-574,

Sec. 2(a)(2), Oct. 29, 1992, 106 Stat. 4595.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

For Oct. 1, 1994, as the date the Compact of Free Association

with the Republic of Palau enters into effect, referred to in par.

(3), see Proc. No. 6726, Sept. 27, 1994, 59 F.R. 49777, set out as

a note under section 1931 of Title 48, Territories and Insular

Possessions.

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Sec. 4504. Administrative provisions

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(a) Coordination of activities

The Secretary shall coordinate all activities outside of the

United States under this chapter with other Federal officials,

departments, agencies, and international organizations, as the

President may require.

(b) Assistance

The Secretary may provide assistance, as determined appropriate

by the Secretary to carry out this chapter, including technical and

financial assistance, equipment, and facilities without

reimbursement.

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(Pub. L. 101-513, title VI, Sec. 609, formerly Sec. 605, Nov. 5,

1990, 104 Stat. 2072; renumbered Sec. 609, Pub. L. 102-574, Sec.

2(a)(1), Oct. 29, 1992, 106 Stat. 4593.)

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16 USC Sec. 4505 01/06/03

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Sec. 4505. Authorization of appropriations

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There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be

necessary to carry out this chapter.

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(Pub. L. 101-513, title VI, Sec. 610, formerly Sec. 606, Nov. 5,

1990, 104 Stat. 2072; renumbered Sec. 610, Pub. L. 102-574, Sec.

2(a)(1), Oct. 29, 1992, 106 Stat. 4593.)

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