US (United States) Code. Title 16. Chapter 66: Take Pride in America Program

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16 USC CHAPTER 66 - TAKE PRIDE IN AMERICA PROGRAM 01/06/03

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TITLE 16 - CONSERVATION

CHAPTER 66 - TAKE PRIDE IN AMERICA PROGRAM

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CHAPTER 66 - TAKE PRIDE IN AMERICA PROGRAM

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4601. Establishment of Take Pride in America Program.

(a) In general.

(b) Purposes.

4602. Gifts and bequests.

(a) Authority.

(b) Accounting.

(c) Treatment of donations, etc.

(d) Use of property.

4603. Administrative services.

4604. Volunteers.

(a) Authority to use volunteers.

(b) Incidental expenses.

(c) Volunteers' status as Federal employees.

4605. Authority to execute contracts.

4606. Distribution of appropriate items.

4607. Slogan and logo.

4608. Authorization of appropriations.

(a) Department of the Interior.

(b) Other Federal agencies.

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16 USC Sec. 4601 01/06/03

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Sec. 4601. Establishment of Take Pride in America Program

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(a) In general

There is hereby established the Take Pride in America Program

within the Department of the Interior (hereinafter referred to as

the ''TPIA Program'').

(b) Purposes

The purposes of the TPIA Program shall include the following:

(1) To establish and maintain a public awareness campaign in

cooperation with public and private organizations and individuals

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(A) to instill in the public the importance of the

appropriate use of, and appreciation for Federal, State, and

local lands, facilities, and natural and cultural resources;

(B) to encourage an attitude of stewardship and

responsibility toward these lands, facilities, and resources;

and

(C) to promote participation by individuals, organizations,

and communities of a conservation ethic in caring for these

lands, facilities, and resources.

(2) To conduct a national awards program to honor those

individuals and entities which, in the opinion of the Secretary

of the Interior (hereafter in this chapter referred to as the

''Secretary''), have distinguished themselves in the activities

described in paragraph (1) of this subsection.

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(Pub. L. 101-628, title XI, Sec. 1102, Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat.

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This chapter, referred to in subsec. (b)(2), was in the original

''this Act'', and was translated as reading ''this title'', meaning

title XI of Pub. L. 101-628, Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 4502, known

as the Take Pride in America Act, which is classified generally to

this chapter, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.

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SHORT TITLE

Section 1101 of title XI of Pub. L. 101-628 provided that: ''This

title (enacting this chapter) may be cited as the 'Take Pride in

America Act'.''

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16 USC Sec. 4602 01/06/03

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Sec. 4602. Gifts and bequests

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(a) Authority

The Secretary may solicit, accept, hold, administer, invest in

government securities, and use gifts and bequests of money and

other personal property to aid or facilitate the purposes of the

TPIA Program. Property so donated and accepted shall not be subject

to sequestration.

(b) Accounting

The Secretary shall maintain a full accounting of such gifts and

bequests.

(c) Treatment of donations, etc.

For purposes of Federal law, property accepted pursuant to this

section shall be considered as a gift, bequest, or devise to the

United States.

(d) Use of property

Any property and the proceeds thereof shall be used as nearly as

practicable in accordance with the terms of the gift or bequest.

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(Pub. L. 101-628, title XI, Sec. 1103, Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat.

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16 USC Sec. 4603 01/06/03

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Sec. 4603. Administrative services

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The Secretary of the Interior shall provide such facilities,

administrative services, personnel, and support to the TPIA Program

as the Secretary determines is necessary and appropriate.

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(Pub. L. 101-628, title XI, Sec. 1104, Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat.

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16 USC Sec. 4604 01/06/03

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Sec. 4604. Volunteers

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(a) Authority to use volunteers

The Secretary is authorized to recruit, train, and accept the

services of individuals or entities, without compensation, as

volunteers for or in aid of the purposes of the TPIA Program,

without regard to the provisions of title 5, that govern

appointments in the competitive service, and the provisions of

chapter 51 and subchapter III of chapter 53 of title 5, that relate

to classification and General Schedule pay rates.

(b) Incidental expenses

The Secretary is authorized to provide for the incidental

expenses of such volunteers, such as transportation, uniforms,

lodging, or subsistence.

(c) Volunteers' status as Federal employees

(1) Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, a volunteer

shall not be deemed a Federal employee and shall not be subject to

the provisions of law relating to Federal employment, including

those provisions relating to hours of work, rates of compensation,

leave, unemployment compensation, and Federal employee benefits.

(2) For purposes of chapter 171 of title 28 (commonly referred to

as the ''Federal Tort Claims Act''), a volunteer under this

subsection shall be considered an employee of the government (as

defined in section 2671 of such title).

(3) For purposes of subchapter I of chapter 81 of title 5,

relating to compensation to Federal employees for work injuries, a

volunteer under this subsection shall be considered an employee (as

defined in section 8101 of title 5).

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(Pub. L. 101-628, title XI, Sec. 1105, Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat.

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The provisions of title 5 governing appointments in the

competitive service, referred to in subsec. (a), are classified

generally to section 3301 et seq. of Title 5, Government

Organization and Employees.

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16 USC Sec. 4605 01/06/03

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Sec. 4605. Authority to execute contracts

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The Secretary is authorized to enter into contracts and

cooperative agreements and generally to do any and all lawful acts

necessary or appropriate to further the purposes of the TPIA

Program.

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(Pub. L. 101-628, title XI, Sec. 1106, Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat.

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16 USC Sec. 4606 01/06/03

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Sec. 4606. Distribution of appropriate items

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The Secretary is authorized to distribute pamphlets and other

such appropriate items in order to promote the purposes of the TPIA

Program.

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(Pub. L. 101-628, title XI, Sec. 1107, Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat.

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16 USC Sec. 4607 01/06/03

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Sec. 4607. Slogan and logo

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The ''Take Pride in America'' slogan and logo, which are

registered by the Department of the Interior, and the goodwill

associated with such slogan and logo, shall be administered

pursuant to the TPIA Program.

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(Pub. L. 101-628, title XI, Sec. 1108, Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat.

4503.)

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16 USC Sec. 4608 01/06/03

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Sec. 4608. Authorization of appropriations

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(a) Department of the Interior

There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary such

sums as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this chapter,

not to exceed the amount expended for such purposes for fiscal year

1990.

(b) Other Federal agencies

There are authorized to be appropriated to other Federal

departments and agencies such sums as may be necessary to carry out

the provisions of any other Take Pride in America programs

established by such departments or agencies.

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(Pub. L. 101-628, title XI, Sec. 1109, Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat.

4503.)

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