US (United States) Code. Title 7. Chapter 59: Rural fire protection, development and small farm research

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7 USC CHAPTER 59 - RURAL FIRE PROTECTION, DEVELOPMENT,

AND SMALL FARM RESEARCH AND EDUCATION 01/06/03

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TITLE 7 - AGRICULTURE

CHAPTER 59 - RURAL FIRE PROTECTION, DEVELOPMENT, AND SMALL FARM

RESEARCH AND EDUCATION

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CHAPTER 59 - RURAL FIRE PROTECTION, DEVELOPMENT, AND SMALL FARM

RESEARCH AND EDUCATION

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SUBCHAPTER I - RURAL COMMUNITY FIRE PROTECTION

Sec.

2651 to 2654. Repealed.

2655. Rural firefighters and emergency personnel grant program.

(a) In general.

(b) Use of funds.

(c) Funding.

SUBCHAPTER II - RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND SMALL FARM RESEARCH AND

EDUCATION

2661. Statement of purposes and goals.

2662. Programs authorized.

(a) Rural development extension programs.

(b) Rural development research.

(c) Small farm research programs.

(d) Small farm extension programs.

(e) Special grants programs.

(f), (g) Repealed.

(h) Rural development extension work.

(i) Rural health and safety education programs.

2662a. Repealed.

2663. Funding.

(a) Authorization of appropriations.

(b) Distributions.

(c) Additional distributions.

(d) Administration of programs.

(e) Development of plans of work and budgets by

eligible institutions.

(f) Availability; budgets and accounts.

(g) Financing of programs at other than cooperating

institutions.

2664. Cooperating colleges and universities.

(a) Program administration.

(b) Eligibility for participation.

(c) Designation of official for program coordination.

(d) Appointment of advisory council for program

administration; eligibility, membership, etc.

2665. Withholding funds.

2666. Definitions.

2667. Regulations.

2668. Omitted.

2669. Pilot projects for production and marketing of industrial

hydrocarbons and alcohols from agricultural commodities and

forest products.

(a) Formulation and execution of program.

(b) Loan guarantees.

(c) Conditions.

(d) Long-term contracts to supply agricultural

commodities to loan recipients.

(e) Commodity Credit Corporation stocks as supply

sources; outside purchases.

(f) Commodity Credit Corporation.

2670. Repealed.

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7 USC SUBCHAPTER I - RURAL COMMUNITY FIRE PROTECTION 01/06/03

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TITLE 7 - AGRICULTURE

CHAPTER 59 - RURAL FIRE PROTECTION, DEVELOPMENT, AND SMALL FARM

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SUBCHAPTER I - RURAL COMMUNITY FIRE PROTECTION

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SUBCHAPTER I - RURAL COMMUNITY FIRE PROTECTION

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7 USC Sec. 2651 to 2654 01/06/03

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TITLE 7 - AGRICULTURE

CHAPTER 59 - RURAL FIRE PROTECTION, DEVELOPMENT, AND SMALL FARM

RESEARCH AND EDUCATION

SUBCHAPTER I - RURAL COMMUNITY FIRE PROTECTION

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Sec. 2651 to 2654. Repealed. Pub. L. 95-313, Sec. 16(a)(6),

formerly Sec. 13(a)(6), July 1, 1978, 92 Stat. 374; renumbered

Sec. 16(a)(6), Pub. L. 101-624, title XII, Sec. 1215(1), Nov.

28, 1990, 104 Stat. 3525

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Section 2651, Pub. L. 92-419, title IV, Sec. 401, Aug. 30, 1972,

86 Stat. 670; Pub. L. 91-524, title VIII, Sec. 816(a), as added

Pub. L. 93-86, Sec. 1(27)(B), Aug. 10, 1973, 87 Stat. 240, related

to purpose and findings for provisions relating to rural community

fire protection assistance.

Section 2652, Pub. L. 92-419, title IV, Sec. 402, Aug. 30, 1972,

86 Stat. 670; Pub. L. 95-113, title XV, Sec. 1504, Sept. 29, 1977,

91 Stat. 1021, related to terms and conditions, funding

requirements, etc., for cooperative agreements with State

officials.

Section 2653, Pub. L. 92-419, title IV, Sec. 403, Aug. 30, 1972,

86 Stat. 671, related to reporting requirements for Secretary of

Agriculture.

Section 2654, Pub. L. 92-419, title IV, Sec. 404, Aug. 30, 1972,

86 Stat. 671; Pub. L. 91-524, title VIII, Sec. 816(b), as added

Pub. L. 93-86, Sec. 1(27)(B), Aug. 10, 1973, 87 Stat. 240; amended

Pub. L. 95-113, title XV, Sec. 1505, Sept. 29, 1977, 91 Stat. 1021,

related to authorization of appropriations for assistance.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF REPEAL

Repeal effective Oct. 1, 1978, see section 17 of Pub. L. 95-313,

set out as an Effective Date note under section 2101 of Title 16,

Conservation.

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7 USC Sec. 2655 01/06/03

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TITLE 7 - AGRICULTURE

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SUBCHAPTER I - RURAL COMMUNITY FIRE PROTECTION

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Sec. 2655. Rural firefighters and emergency personnel grant program

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(a) In general

The Secretary of Agriculture may make grants to units of general

local government and Indian tribes (as defined in section 450b of

title 25) to pay the cost of training firefighters and emergency

medical personnel in firefighting, emergency medical practices, and

responding to hazardous materials and bioagents in rural areas.

(b) Use of funds

(1) Scholarships

(A) In general

Not less than 60 percent of the amounts made available for

competitively-awarded grants under this section shall be used

to provide grants to fund partial scholarships for training of

individuals at training centers approved by the Secretary.

(B) Priority

In awarding grants under this paragraph, the Secretary shall

give priority to grant applicants that provide for training

within the region (or locality) of the applicant.

(2) Grants for training centers

(A) In general

A grant under subsection (a) of this section may be used to

provide financial assistance to State and regional centers that

provide training for firefighters and emergency medical

personnel for improvements to the training facility, equipment,

curricula, and personnel.

(B) Limitation

Not more than $750,000 shall be provided to any single

training center for any fiscal year under this paragraph.

(c) Funding

Of the funds of the Commodity Credit Corporation, the Secretary

shall make available to carry out this section $10,000,000 for each

of fiscal years 2003 through 2007, to remain available until

expended.

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(Pub. L. 107-171, title VI, Sec. 6405, May 13, 2002, 116 Stat.

430.)

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7 USC SUBCHAPTER II - RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND SMALL FARM

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TITLE 7 - AGRICULTURE

CHAPTER 59 - RURAL FIRE PROTECTION, DEVELOPMENT, AND SMALL FARM

RESEARCH AND EDUCATION

SUBCHAPTER II - RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND SMALL FARM RESEARCH AND

EDUCATION

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SUBCHAPTER II - RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND SMALL FARM RESEARCH AND

EDUCATION

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SUBCHAPTER REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This subchapter is referred to in section 917 of this title.

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TITLE 7 - AGRICULTURE

CHAPTER 59 - RURAL FIRE PROTECTION, DEVELOPMENT, AND SMALL FARM

RESEARCH AND EDUCATION

SUBCHAPTER II - RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND SMALL FARM RESEARCH AND

EDUCATION

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Sec. 2661. Statement of purposes and goals

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(a) The overall purpose of this subchapter is to foster a

balanced national development that provides opportunities for

increased numbers of the people of the United States to work and

enjoy a high quality of life dispersed throughout our Nation by

providing the essential knowledge necessary for successful programs

of rural development. It is further the purpose of this subchapter

to -

(1) provide multistate regional agencies, States, counties,

cities, multicounty planning and development districts,

businesses, industries, Indian tribes on Federal and State

reservations or other federally recognized Indian tribal groups

and others involved with public services and investments in rural

areas or that provide or may provide employment in these areas

the best available scientific, technical, economic,

organizational, environmental, and management information and

knowledge useful to them, and to assist and encourage them in the

interpretation and application of this information to practical

problems and needs in rural development;

(2) provide research and investigations in all fields that have

as their purpose the development of useful knowledge and

information to assist those planning, carrying out, managing, or

investing in facilities, services, businesses, or other

enterprises, public and private, that may contribute to rural

development;

(3) increase the capabilities of, and encourage, colleges and

universities to perform the vital public service roles of

research, and the transfer and practical application of

knowledge, in support of rural development;

(4) expand small farm research and extend training and

technical assistance to small farm families in assessing their

needs and opportunities and in using the best available knowledge

on sound economic approaches to small farm operations and on

existing services offered by the Department of Agriculture and

other public and private agencies and organizations to improve

their income and to gain access to essential facilities and

services; and

(5) support activities to supplement and extend programs that

address special research and education needs in States

experiencing rapid social and economic adjustments or unique

problems caused by rural isolation and that address national and

regional rural development policies, strategies, issues, and

programs.

(b) the (FOOTNOTE 1) goals of this subchapter are to -

(FOOTNOTE 1) So in original. Should be capitalized.

(1) encourage and support rural United States, in order to help

make it a better place to live, work, and enjoy life;

(2) increase income and improve employment for persons in rural

areas, including the owners or operators of small farms, small

businesses, and rural youth;

(3) improve the quality and availability of essential community

services and facilities in rural areas;

(4) improve the quantity and quality of rural housing;

(5) improve the rural management of natural resources so that

the growth and development of rural communities needed to support

the family farm may be accommodated with minimum effect on the

natural environment and the agricultural land base;

(6) improve the data base for rural development decisionmaking

at local, State, and national levels; and

(7) improve the problem solving and development capacities and

effectiveness of rural governments, officials, institutions,

communities, community leaders, and citizen groups in -

(A) improving access to Federal programs;

(B) improving targeting and delivery of technical assistance;

(C) improving coordination among Federal agencies, other

levels of government, and institutions and private

organizations in rural areas; and

(D) developing and disseminating better information about

rural conditions.

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(Pub. L. 92-419, title V, Sec. 501, as added Pub. L. 97-98, title

XIV, Sec. 1444(a), Dec. 22, 1981, 95 Stat. 1322.)

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PRIOR PROVISIONS

A prior section 2661, Pub. L. 92-419, title V, Sec. 501, Aug. 30,

1972, 86 Stat. 671, stated Congressional statement of purposes,

prior to repeal by Pub. L. 97-98, title XIV, Sec. 1444(a), Dec. 22,

1981, 95 Stat. 1326.

EFFECTIVE DATE

Section effective Dec. 22, 1981, see section 1801 of Pub. L.

97-98, set out as a note under section 4301 of this title.

SHORT TITLE OF 1990 AMENDMENT

Pub. L. 101-624, title XXIII, Sec. 2390(a), Nov. 28, 1990, 104

Stat. 4055, provided that: ''This section (amending sections 2662

and 2663 of this title) may be cited as the 'Rural Health and

Safety Education Act of 1990'.''

SHORT TITLE OF 1987 AMENDMENT

Pub. L. 100-219, Sec. 1, Dec. 29, 1987, 101 Stat. 1456, provided

that: ''This Act (amending section 2662 of this title) may be cited

as the 'Rural Crisis Recovery Program Act of 1987'.''

NORTHERN GREAT PLAINS RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Pub. L. 103-318, Aug. 26, 1994, 108 Stat. 1781, as amended by

Pub. L. 104-327, Sec. 2, Oct. 19, 1996, 110 Stat. 4003, established

Northern Great Plains Rural Development Commission to study and

make recommendations regarding economic needs and economic

development of rural Northern Great Plains by seeking and

encouraging participation of interested citizens, public officials,

groups, agencies, businesses, and other entities in developing

10-year rural economic development plan for Northern Great Plains,

defined terms, provided for membership and organization of

Commission, duties and powers of Commission, compensation of

members, administrative provisions, interim and final reports to

Congress, appropriations, and for termination of Commission on

Sept. 30, 1997.

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TITLE 7 - AGRICULTURE

CHAPTER 59 - RURAL FIRE PROTECTION, DEVELOPMENT, AND SMALL FARM

RESEARCH AND EDUCATION

SUBCHAPTER II - RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND SMALL FARM RESEARCH AND

EDUCATION

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Sec. 2662. Programs authorized

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The Secretary of Agriculture may conduct, in cooperation and

coordination with colleges and universities, the following programs

to carry out the purposes and achieve the goals of this subchapter.

(a) Rural development extension programs

Rural development extension programs shall consist of the

collection, interpretation, and dissemination of useful information

and knowledge from research and other sources to units of

multistate regional agencies, State, county, municipal, and other

units of government, multicounty planning and development

districts, organizations of citizens contributing to community and

rural development, businesses, Indian tribes on Federal or State

reservations or other federally recognized Indian tribal groups,

and industries that employ or may employ people in rural areas.

The rural development extension programs shall also promote

coordinated and integrated rural community initiatives that advance

and empower capacity building through leadership development,

entrepreneurship, business development and management training, and

strategic planning to increase jobs, income, and quality of life in

rural communities. These programs also shall include technical

services and educational activities, including instruction for

persons not enrolled as students in colleges or universities, to

facilitate and encourage the use and practical application of this

information. These programs may also include feasibility studies

and planning assistance.

(b) Rural development research

Rural development research shall consist of research,

investigations, and basic feasibility studies in any field or

discipline that may develop principles, facts, scientific and

technical knowledge, new technology, and other information that may

be useful to agencies of Federal, State, and local government,

industries in rural areas, Indian tribes on Federal and State

reservations or other federally recognized Indian tribal groups,

and other organizations involved in community and rural development

programs and activities in planning and carrying out such programs

and activities or otherwise be practical and useful in achieving

the purposes and goals of this subchapter.

(c) Small farm research programs

Small farm research programs shall consist of programs of

research to develop new approaches for initiating and upgrading

small farm operations through management techniques, agricultural

production techniques, farm machinery technology, new products, new

marketing techniques, and small farm finance; to develop new

enterprises that can use labor, skills, or natural resources

available to the small farm family; or that will help to increase

the quality and availability of services and facilities needed by

the small farm family.

(d) Small farm extension programs

Small farm extension programs shall consist of extension programs

to improve small farm operations, including management techniques,

agricultural production techniques, farm machinery technology,

marketing techniques and small farm finance; to increase use by

small farm families of existing services offered by the Department

of Agriculture and other public and private agencies and

organizations; to assist small farm families in establishing and

operating cooperatives for the purpose of improving their family

income from farming or other economic activities; to increase the

quality and availability of services and facilities needed by small

farm families; and to develop new enterprises that can use labor,

skills, or natural resources available to the small farm family.

(e) Special grants programs

Special grants programs shall consist of extension and research

programs to strengthen research and education on national and

regional issues in rural development, including the assessment of

alternative policies and strategies for rural development and

balanced growth; to develop alternative strategies for national and

regional investment, and the creation of employment, in rural

areas; to develop alternative energy policies to meet rural

development needs; and to strengthen rural development programs of

agencies of the Department of Agriculture and those in other

Federal departments and agencies.

(f), (g) Repealed. Pub. L. 104-127, title VII, Sec. 792(a), title

VIII, Sec. 871, Apr. 4, 1996, 110 Stat. 1152, 1175

(h) Rural development extension work

(1) National program

The Secretary of Agriculture shall establish a national

program, to be administered by the Extension Service, to provide

rural citizens with training in, technical and management

assistance regarding, and educational opportunities to enhance

their knowledge of -

(A) beginning businesses through entrepreneurship;

(B) the procedures necessary to establish new businesses in

rural areas;

(C) self-employment opportunities in rural areas;

(D) the uses of modern telecommunications and computer

technologies;

(E) business and financial planning; and

(F) such other training, assistance, and educational

opportunities as the Secretary determines are necessary to

carry out the program established under this subsection.

(2) Leadership abilities

The program established under this subsection shall provide

assistance designed to increase the leadership abilities of

residents in rural areas. Such assistance shall include -

(A) information relevant to the development of community

goals;

(B) instruction regarding the methods by which State or

Federal funding for rural development projects might be

obtained;

(C) instruction regarding the successful writing of

applications for loan or grant funds from government and

private sources;

(D) an updated listing of State, Federal, and other economic

development programs available to rural areas; and

(E) such other training, information, and assistance as the

Secretary determines necessary to increase the leadership

abilities of residents in rural areas.

(3) Catalog of programs

The National Rural Information Center Clearinghouse of the

National Agricultural Library, in cooperation with the Extension

Service in each State, should develop, maintain, and provide to

each community, and make accessible to any other interested

party, a catalog of available State, Federal, or private programs

that provide leadership training or other information or services

similar or complementary to the training or services required by

this subsection. Such catalog should include, at a minimum, the

following entities within the State that provide such training or

services:

(A) Any rural electric cooperative.

(B) Any nonprofit company development corporation.

(C) Any economic development district that serves a rural

community.

(D) Any nonprofit subsidiary of any private entity.

(E) Any nonprofit organization whose principal purpose is to

promote economic development in rural areas.

(F) Any investor or publicly owned electric utility.

(G) Any small business development center or small business

investment company.

(H) Any regional development organization.

(I) Any vocational or technical school.

(J) Any Federal, State, or local government agency or

department.

(K) Any other entity that the Secretary deems appropriate.

The extension service in each State should include in the catalog

information on the specific training or services provided by each

entity in the catalog.

(4) Employee training

The Secretary shall provide training for appropriate State

extension service employees, assigned to programs other than

rural development, to ensure that such employees understand the

availability of rural development programs in their respective

States and the availability of Extension Service staff qualified

to provide to rural citizens and to State extension staff

training and materials for technical, management, and educational

assistance.

(5) Coordination of assistance

The Secretary shall ensure, to the extent practicable, that

assistance provided under this subsection is coordinated with and

delivered in cooperation with similar services or assistance

provided by other Federal agencies or programs for rural

residents.

(i) Rural health and safety education programs

(1) Programs authorized

(A) Individual and family health education

The Secretary may make grants for the establishment of

individual and family health education programs that shall

provide individuals and families with -

(i) information concerning the value of good health;

(ii) information to increase the individual or families

motivation to take more responsibility for their own health;

(iii) access to health promotion activities; and

(iv) training for volunteers and health services providers

concerning health promotion and health care services, in

cooperation with the Department of Health and Human Services.

(B) Farm safety education

The Secretary may make grants for the establishment of farm

safety education programs that shall provide information and

training to farm workers, timber harvesters, and farm families

concerning safety in the work place, including information and

training concerning -

(i) the reduction of occupational injury and death rates;

(ii) the reduction and prevention of exposure to farm

chemicals;

(iii) the reduction of agricultural respiratory diseases

and dermititis; (FOOTNOTE 1)

(FOOTNOTE 1) So in original. Probably should be

''dermatitis;''.

(iv) the reduction and prevention of noise induced hearing

loss;

(v) the occupational rehabilitation of farmers and timber

harvesters with physical disabilities; and

(vi) farm accident rescue procedures.

(C) Rural health leadership development

The Secretary, in consultation with the Office of Rural

Health Policy of the Department of Health and Human Services,

may make grants to academic medical centers or land grant

colleges and universities, or any combination thereof, for the

establishment of rural health leadership development education

programs that shall assist rural communities in developing

health care services and facilities that will provide the

maximum benefit for the resources invested and assist community

leaders and public officials in understanding their roles and

responsibilities relative to rural health services and

facilities, including -

(i) community decisions regarding funding for and retention

of rural hospitals;

(ii) rural physician and allied health professionals

recruitment and retention;

(iii) the aging rural population and senior services

required to care for the population;

(iv) the establishment and maintenance of rural emergency

medical services systems; and

(v) the application of computer-assisted capital budgeting

decision aids for rural health services and facilities.

(2) Coordination of programs

Educational programs conducted with grants awarded under this

subsection shall be coordinated with the State offices of rural

health and other appropriate programs of the Department of Health

and Human Services.

(3) Dissemination of information

Educational programs conducted with grants awarded under this

subsection shall provide leadership within the State for the

dissemination of appropriate rural health and safety information

resources possessed by the Rural Information Center established

at the National Agricultural Library.

(4) Procedures and limitations

The Secretary shall establish policies, procedures and

limitations that shall apply to States or entities described in

paragraph (1)(C) that desire to receive a grant under this

subsection. In States with land-grant colleges and universities

that are eligible to receive funds under the Act of July 2, 1862

(7 U.S.C. 301 et seq.), and the Act of August 30, 1890 (7 U.S.C.

321 et seq.), including Tuskegee University, and universities

which receive Rural Health Research Center grants, such eligible

institutions shall mutually determine the type of rural health

and safety education program needed in the State within which

such institutions reside.

(5) Limitations on authorization of appropriations

For grants under this subsection, there are authorized to be

appropriated $5,000,000 for fiscal year 1991, $10,000,000 for

fiscal year 1992, $15,000,000 for fiscal year 1993, and

$20,000,000 for fiscal year 1994 and each subsequent fiscal

year. Amounts appropriated under this subsection shall remain

available until expended.

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(Pub. L. 92-419, title V, Sec. 502, as added Pub. L. 97-98, title

XIV, Sec. 1444(a), Dec. 22, 1981, 95 Stat. 1323; amended Pub. L.

99-198, title XIV, Sec. 1440(a), Dec. 23, 1985, 99 Stat. 1560; Pub.

L. 100-219, Sec. 2, Dec. 29, 1987, 101 Stat. 1456; Pub. L. 101-624,

title XXIII, Sec. 2346, 2349, 2389(a)-(c)(1), 2390(b)(1), Nov. 28,

1990, 104 Stat. 4032, 4037, 4053-4055; Pub. L. 102-237, title IV,

Sec. 403(a), title VII, Sec. 704, Dec. 13, 1991, 105 Stat. 1863,

1881; Pub. L. 104-127, title VII, Sec. 792(a), title VIII, Sec.

871, 886, Apr. 4, 1996, 110 Stat. 1152, 1175, 1180.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

Act of July 2, 1862, referred to in subsec. (i)(4), is act July

2, 1862, ch. 130, 12 Stat. 503, as amended, popularly known as the

''First Morrill Act'', which is classified generally to subchapter

I (Sec. 301 et seq.) of chapter 13 of this title. For complete

classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set

out under section 301 of this title and Tables.

Act of August 30, 1890, referred to in subsec. (i)(4), is act

Aug. 30, 1890, ch. 841, 26 Stat. 417, as amended, popularly known

as the ''Agricultural College Act of 1890'' and also as the

''Second Morrill Act'', which is classified generally to subchapter

II (Sec. 321 et seq.) of chapter 13 of this title. For complete

classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set

out under section 321 of this title and Tables.

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PRIOR PROVISIONS

A prior section 2662, Pub. L. 92-419, title V, Sec. 502, Aug. 30,

1972, 86 Stat. 671; Pub. L. 95-113, title XIV, Sec. 1440, Sept. 29,

1977, 91 Stat. 1005, related to programs authorization and

cooperation and coordination with colleges and universities, prior

to repeal by Pub. L. 97-98, title XIV, Sec. 1444(a), Dec. 22, 1981,

95 Stat. 1326.

AMENDMENTS

1996 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 104-127, Sec. 886, inserted after

first sentence ''The rural development extension programs shall

also promote coordinated and integrated rural community initiatives

that advance and empower capacity building through leadership

development, entrepreneurship, business development and management

training, and strategic planning to increase jobs, income, and

quality of life in rural communities.''

Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 104-127, Sec. 792(a), struck out subsec.

(f), which related to competitive grants for financially stressed

farmers, dislocated farmers, and rural families.

Subsec. (g). Pub. L. 104-127, Sec. 871, struck out subsec. (g),

which authorized establishment of Extension Service rural economic

and business development program to enable States or counties to

employ specialists as Cooperative Extension Service staff to assist

individuals in creating new businesses, or to assist existing

businesses.

Subsec. (j). Pub. L. 104-127, Sec. 871, struck out subsec. (j),

which authorized program to award competitive grants to carry out

rural development research.

1991 - Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 102-237, Sec. 403(a)(2)(A),

redesignated subsec. (b), relating to rural development extension

work, as (h).

Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 102-237, Sec. 403(a)(1), amended heading

generally and in par. (2) substituted ''until'' for ''during the

period beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act and

ending on''.

Subsec. (h). Pub. L. 102-237, Sec. 403(a)(2), redesignated

subsec. (b), relating to rural development extension work, as (h),

redesignated former subsec. (h), relating to rural health and

safety education programs, as (i) and former subsec. (h), relating

to research grants, as (j), and moved such subsecs. to appear in

proper order.

Subsec. (i). Pub. L. 102-237, Sec. 403(a)(2)(B), (D),

redesignated subsec. (h), relating to rural health and safety

education programs, as (i) and moved such subsec. to appear in

proper order.

Subsec. (i)(1)(C). Pub. L. 102-237, Sec. 704(a), added subpar.

(C).

Subsec. (i)(4). Pub. L. 102-237, Sec. 704(b), inserted ''or

entities described in paragraph (1)(C)'' after ''to States''.

Subsec. (j). Pub. L. 102-237, Sec. 403(a)(2)(C), (D),

redesignated subsec. (h), relating to research grants, as (j) and

moved such subsec. to appear in proper order.

1990 - Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 101-624, Sec. 2346, added subsec.

(b), relating to rural development extension work, following

subsec. (g).

Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 101-624, Sec. 2389(c)(1), substituted

''Competitive'' for ''Special'' in heading.

Subsec. (f)(1)(A). Pub. L. 101-624, Sec. 2389(b)(1), substituted

''competitive grants for programs that meet the criteria specified

in subparagraph (B) to develop counseling, retraining, and

educational'' for ''special grants for programs to develop

educational, retraining, and counseling''.

Subsec. (f)(1)(B). Pub. L. 101-624, Sec. 2389(b)(3), (4), added

subpar. (B), struck out heading, introductory provisions, and cl.

(i) of former subpar. (B), and redesignated cls. (ii) to (viii) of

former subpar. (B) as cls. (i) to (vii) of subpar. (D). Prior to

amendment, introductory provisions and cl. (i) read as follows:

''Such programs shall provide the following services:

''(i) Clinical outreach counseling and crisis management

assistance through appropriate State officials.''

Subsec. (f)(1)(C). Pub. L. 101-624, Sec. 2389(b)(2), (4), added

subpar. (C) and redesignated former subpar. (C) as (E).

Subsec. (f)(1)(D). Pub. L. 101-624, Sec. 2389(b)(2), (4), added

heading and introductory provisions of subpar. (D) and redesignated

former subpar. (D) as (F).

Subsec. (f)(1)(D)(i) to (vii). Pub. L. 101-624, Sec.

2389(b)(3)(B), redesignated former subpar. (B)(ii) to (viii) as

subpar. (D)(i) to (vii).

Subsec. (f)(1)(D)(viii). Pub. L. 101-624, Sec. 2389(b)(5), added

cl. (viii).

Subsec. (f)(1)(E). Pub. L. 101-624, Sec. 2389(b)(2), redesignated

former subpar. (C) as (E).

Subsec. (f)(1)(F). Pub. L. 101-624, Sec. 2389(b)(6), substituted

''shall work with the appropriate State office of rural health,

State department or agency of mental health, and other'' for ''is

encouraged to work with'' and ''an annual comprehensive plan'' for

''a comprehensive plan'', struck out ''special'' before ''grant

funds'', and inserted at end ''For recipients in a State to be

eligible for a grant under this subsection in any fiscal year, the

Cooperative Extension Service within the State must develop and

sign a Memorandum of Agreement with the appropriate State

department or agency of mental health and other State agencies as

may be appropriate to carry out the comprehensive plan. Such

agreement and plan must emphasize the development and delivery of

counseling and outreach programs as provided under subparagraph

(B).''

Pub. L. 101-624, Sec. 2389(b)(2), redesignated former subpar. (D)

as (F).

Subsec. (f)(2). Pub. L. 101-624, Sec. 2389(a), inserted ''to

eligible applicants in any State applying for such grants'' after

''under paragraph (1)'', and substituted ''1995'' for ''1990''.

Subsec. (g). Pub. L. 101-624, Sec. 2346, added subsec. (g).

Subsec. (h). Pub. L. 101-624, Sec. 2349, added subsec. (h)

relating to research grants.

Pub. L. 101-624, Sec. 2390(b)(1), added subsec. (h) relating to

rural health and safety education programs.

1987 - Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 100-219 amended subsec. (f)

generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (f) read as follows:

''(1)(A) The Secretary shall provide special grants for programs

to develop income alternatives for farmers who have been adversely

affected by the current farm and rural economic crisis and those

displaced from farming.

''(B) Such programs shall consist of educational and counseling

services to farmers to -

''(i) assess human and nonhuman resources;

''(ii) assess income earning alternatives;

''(iii) identify resources and opportunities available to the

farmer in the local community, county, and State;

''(iv) implement financial planning and management strategies;

and

''(v) provide linkages to specific resources and opportunities

that are available to the farmer, such as reentering agriculture,

new business opportunities, other off-farm jobs, job search

programs, and retraining skills.

''(C) The Secretary also may provide support to mental health

officials in developing outreach programs in rural areas.

''(2) Grants may be made under paragraph (1) during the period

beginning on December 23, 1985, and ending 3 years after such

date.''

1985 - Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 99-198 added subsec. (f).

EFFECTIVE DATE

Section effective Dec. 22, 1981, see section 1801 of Pub. L.

97-98, set out as a note under section 4301 of this title.

EFFECT OF AMENDMENTS ON CURRENT GRANT RECIPIENTS

Section 2389(d) of Pub. L. 101-624 provided that 8 States

receiving grants under 7 U.S.C. 2662(f) during fiscal year 1990

could continue to be eligible to receive grants (in an amount not

to exceed the amount received during that fiscal year) under that

section notwithstanding that such grants be awarded competitively,

so long as such States complied with requirement that not less than

one-half of such grant amount was to be used for clinical outreach

counseling and crisis management assistance, prior to repeal by

Pub. L. 104-127, title VII, Sec. 792(b)(1), Apr. 4, 1996, 100 Stat.

1152.

RURAL HEALTH INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT

Section 2391 of Pub. L. 101-624 provided for award of grant for

establishment of project to demonstrate model approach to improving

rural health infrastructure, which was to carry out systematic,

community-based rural health needs assessments, identify and

coordinate available health services resources, improve community

infrastructure through health education and information and

leadership development and training, and develop community

generated health improvement strategies, and further provided for

project implementation and limitations on authorization of

appropriations, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 104-127, title VII, Sec.

709, Apr. 4, 1996, 110 Stat. 1112.

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This section is referred to in sections 2663, 2665 of this title.

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Sec. 2662a. Repealed. Pub. L. 104-127, title VII, Sec. 706, title

VIII, Sec. 867, Apr. 4, 1996, 110 Stat. 1112, 1174

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Section, Pub. L. 101-624, title XXIII, Sec. 2348, Nov. 28, 1990,

104 Stat. 4037, required Secretary to establish program of

competitive grants to rural areas to serve as demonstration areas

for rural economic development and as models of such development

for other areas, and set forth criteria for award of such grants.

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Sec. 2663. Funding

-STATUTE-

(a) Authorization of appropriations

There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as are

necessary to carry out the purposes of this subchapter.

(b) Distributions

Such sums as are appropriated to carry out the provisions of

section 2662(a) and (b) of this title shall be distributed by the

Secretary of Agriculture as follows:

(1) 4 per centum shall be retained by the Secretary for program

administration and national coordination of State programs, and

program assistance to the States;

(2) 10 per centum shall be used to finance work serving two or

more States in which colleges or universities in two or more

States cooperate or that is conducted by one college or

university to serve two or more States;

(3) 20 per centum shall be allocated equally among the States;

and

(4) 66 per centum shall be allocated to each State as follows:

One-half in an amount that bears the same ratio to the total

amount to be allotted as the rural population of the State bears

to the total rural population of all the States, as determined by

the last preceding decennial census current at that time; and

one-half in an amount that bears the same ratio to the total

amount to be allotted as the farm population of the State bears

to the total farm population of all the States, as determined by

the last preceding decennial census current at that time:

Provided, That, beginning with the fiscal year ending September 30,

1982, no State may receive more than $75,000 until all States have

been allotted a minimum of $75,000.

(c) Additional distributions

Such sums as are appropriated to carry out subsections (e) and

(i) of section 2662 of this title shall be distributed by the

Secretary to colleges and universities, on a competitive or

matching fund basis, according to the Secretary's determination of

the projects and manner of funding that show the most promise of

fulfilling the objectives of those subsections.

(d) Administration of programs

Funds appropriated under this subchapter may be used to pay

salaries and other expenses of personnel employed to carry out the

functions authorized by this subchapter; to obtain necessary

supplies, equipment, and services; and to rent, repair, and

maintain facilities needed, but not to purchase or construct

buildings.

(e) Development of plans of work and budgets by eligible

institutions

Payment of funds to any State for programs authorized under

section 2662(a), (b), (c), and (d) of this title shall be

contingent upon approval by the Secretary of a plan of work and

budget for such programs and compliance with such regulations as

the Secretary may issue under this subchapter. Plans for work

shall be jointly developed in each State by the land-grant colleges

and universities eligible to receive funds under the Act of July 2,

1862 (7 U.S.C. 301 et seq.), and the Act of August 30, 1890 (7

U.S.C. 321 et seq.), including Tuskegee Institute. In States in

which there is no land-grant institution eligible to receive funds

under the Act of August 30, 1890, the land-grant institution

eligible to receive funds under the Act of July 2, 1862, shall be

responsible for developing plans of work and budgets. In the

development of the plans of work and budgets, consideration shall

be given to involvement of the resources and expertise of the

colleges and universities serving the region in which the plans and

budgets are to be applied.

(f) Availability; budgets and accounts

Funds shall be available for use by each State in the fiscal year

for which appropriated and the next fiscal year following the

fiscal year for which appropriated. Funds shall be budgeted and

accounted for on such forms and at such times as the Secretary

shall prescribe.

(g) Financing of programs at other than cooperating institutions

Funds provided to each State under this subchapter may be used to

finance programs through or at private and publicly supported

colleges and universities other than the institutions responsible

for administering the programs, as provided under section 2664 of

this title.

-SOURCE-

(Pub. L. 92-419, title V, Sec. 503, as added Pub. L. 97-98, title

XIV, Sec. 1444(a), Dec. 22, 1981, 95 Stat. 1324; amended Pub. L.

99-198, title XIV, Sec. 1440(b), Dec. 23, 1985, 99 Stat. 1560; Pub.

L. 101-624, title XXIII, Sec. 2389(c)(2), 2390(b)(2), Nov. 28,

1990, 104 Stat. 4055, 4056; Pub. L. 102-237, title IV, Sec. 403(b),

Dec. 13, 1991, 105 Stat. 1863; Pub. L. 104-127, title VII, Sec.

792(b)(2), Apr. 4, 1996, 110 Stat. 1152.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

Act of July 2, 1862, referred to in subsec. (e), is act July 2,

1862, ch. 130, 12 Stat. 503, as amended, popularly known as the

First Morrill Act, which is classified generally to subchapter I

(Sec. 301 et seq.) of chapter 13 of this title. For complete

classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set

out under section 301 of this title and Tables.

Act of August 30, 1890, referred to in subsec. (e), is act Aug.

30, 1890, ch. 841, 26 Stat. 417, as amended, popularly known as the

Agricultural College Act of 1890 and also as the Second Morrill

Act, which is classified generally to subchapter II (Sec. 321 et

seq.) of chapter 13 of this title. For complete classification of

this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section

321 of this title and Tables.

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PRIOR PROVISIONS

A prior section 2663, Pub. L. 92-419, title V, Sec. 503, Aug. 30,

1972, 86 Stat. 672; Pub. L. 94-259, Sec. 1, Apr. 5, 1976, 90 Stat.

314; Pub. L. 95-113, title XIV, Sec. 1441, Sept. 29, 1977, 91 Stat.

1006; Pub. L. 96-355, Sec. 4(1)-(3), Sept. 24, 1980, 94 Stat. 1173,

1174, related to program moneys, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 97-98,

title XIV, Sec. 1444(a), Dec. 22, 1981, 95 Stat. 1326.

AMENDMENTS

1996 - Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 104-127, Sec. 792(b)(2)(A)(ii),

(iii), which directed substitution of ''subsections (e), (h), and

(i) of section 2662 of this title shall be distributed'' for

''section 2662(e)'' and all that follows through ''shall be

distributed'' and ''objectives of subsections (e), (h), and (i) of

section 2662 of this title'' for ''objectives of'' and all that

follows through ''title'', could not be executed because of prior

amendment by Pub. L. 102-237, which substituted ''subsections (e)

and (i) of section 2662 of this title shall be distributed'' for

''the provisions of section 2662(e) of this title shall be

distributed'' and ''objectives of those subsections'' for

''objectives of section 2662(e) of this title''. See 1991

Amendment note below.

Pub. L. 104-127, Sec. 792(b)(2)(A)(i), (B), struck out ''(1)''

before ''Such sums'' and struck out par. (2) which read as follows:

''The Secretary shall distribute the amounts appropriated to carry

out section 2662(f) of this title to colleges and universities in

accordance with the requirements of such subsection.''

1991 - Subsec. (c)(1). Pub. L. 102-237 substituted ''subsections

(e) and (i) of section 2662 of this title'' for ''the provisions of

section 2662(e) of this title'' and ''objectives of those

subsections'' for ''objectives of section 2662(e) of this title''.

1990 - Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 101-624, Sec. 2390(b)(2), which

directed substitution of ''section 2662(f) of this title, and

section 2662(h) of this title'' for ''and section 2662(f) of this

title'', could not be executed because of prior amendment by Pub.

L. 101-624, Sec. 2389(c)(2)(B), which struck out ''and section

2662(f)'' wherever appearing in par. (1). See below.

Pub. L. 101-624, Sec. 2389(c)(2), inserted heading, designated

existing provisions as par. (1), struck out ''and section 2662(f)''

before ''of this title'' in two places, and added par. (2).

1985 - Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 99-198 inserted references to section

2662(f) of this title.

EFFECTIVE DATE

Section effective Dec. 22, 1981, see section 1801 of Pub. L.

97-98, set out as a note under section 4301 of this title.

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Sec. 2664. Cooperating colleges and universities

-STATUTE-

(a) Program administration

To ensure national coordination with other federally supported

agricultural research and extension programs, administration of

each State program shall be the responsibility of the colleges and

universities eligible to receive funds under the Act of July 2,

1862 (7 U.S.C. 301 et seq.), and the Act of August 30, 1890 (7

U.S.C. 321 et seq.), including Tuskegee Institute. In States that

contain more than one such institution, such administration shall

be the responsibility of the institution designated by mutual

agreement of all such institutions, subject to approval by the

Secretary of Agriculture. The Secretary shall pay funds available

to each State to such institution or university. Such

administration shall be coordinated with other federally supported

agricultural research and extension programs conducted in the

State.

(b) Eligibility for participation

All private and publicly supported colleges and universities in a

State shall be eligible to participate in programs authorized under

this subchapter. Officials at universities or colleges other than

those responsible for administering the programs that wish to

participate in these programs shall submit program proposals to the

college or university officials responsible for administering the

programs who shall consider such proposals in the process of

developing the budgets and plans of work.

(c) Designation of official for program coordination

The institution of each State responsible for administering the

programs authorized under this subchapter shall designate an

official who shall be responsible for the overall coordination of

the programs.

(d) Appointment of advisory council for program administration;

eligibility, membership, etc.

The institution in each State responsible for administering the

programs authorized under this subchapter shall name an advisory

council to review and approve budgets and plans of work conducted

under this subchapter and to advise the chief administrative

officer of the institution administering the programs on matters

pertaining to the programs. An existing State rural development

committee or council may be named to perform this function, or a

new council may be appointed by the chief administrative officer or

officers. The committee or council named or appointed shall

consist of at least twelve members and shall include persons

representing farmers, business, labor, banking, local government,

multicounty planning and development districts, public and private

colleges and universities in the State, and Federal and State

agencies involved in rural development.

-SOURCE-

(Pub. L. 92-419, title V, Sec. 504, as added Pub. L. 97-98, title

XIV, Sec. 1444(a), Dec. 22, 1981, 95 Stat. 1325.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

Act of July 2, 1862, referred to in subsec. (a), is act July 2,

1862, ch. 130, 12 Stat. 503, as amended, popularly known as the

First Morrill Act, which is classified generally to subchapter I

(Sec. 301 et seq.) of chapter 13 of this title. For complete

classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set

out under section 301 of this title and Tables.

Act of August 30, 1890, referred to in subsec. (a), is act Aug.

30, 1890, ch. 841, 26 Stat. 417, as amended, popularly known as the

Agricultural College Act of 1890 and also as the Second Morrill

Act, which is classified generally to subchapter II (Sec. 321 et

seq.) of chapter 13 of this title. For complete classification of

this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section

321 of this title and Tables.

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PRIOR PROVISIONS

A prior section 2664, Pub. L. 92-419, title V, Sec. 504, Aug. 30,

1972, 86 Stat. 673, related to conducting of programs authorized by

this subchapter, by cooperating colleges and universities, prior to

repeal by Pub. L. 97-98, title XIV, Sec. 1444(a), Dec. 22, 1981, 95

Stat. 1326.

EFFECTIVE DATE

Section effective Dec. 22, 1981, see section 1801 of Pub. L.

97-98, set out as a note under section 4301 of this title.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 2663 of this title.

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Sec. 2665. Withholding funds

-STATUTE-

If the Secretary of Agriculture determines that a State is not

eligible to receive part or all of the funds to which it is

otherwise entitled for programs under section 2662(a) and (b) of

this title because of a failure to comply with regulations issued

by the Secretary under this subchapter, the facts and reasons

therefor shall be reported to the President, and the amount

involved shall be kept separate in the Treasury until the

expiration of the Congress next succeeding the session of the

legislature of the State from which funds have been withheld in

order that the State may, if it should so desire, appeal to

Congress from the determination of the Secretary. If the next

Congress shall not direct such sum to be paid, it shall be covered

into the Treasury. If any portion of the moneys that are received

by the designated officers of any State for the support and

maintenance of programs authorized under this subchapter shall by

any action or contingency be diminished or lost, or be misapplied,

it shall be replaced by the State.

-SOURCE-

(Pub. L. 92-419, title V, Sec. 505, as added Pub. L. 97-98, title

XIV, Sec. 1444(a), Dec. 22, 1981, 95 Stat. 1326.)

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PRIOR PROVISIONS

A prior section 2665, Pub. L. 92-419, title V, Sec. 505, Aug. 30,

1972, 86 Stat. 673, related to agreements and plans, prior to

repeal by Pub. L. 97-98, title XIV, Sec. 1444(a), Dec. 22, 1981, 95

Stat. 1326.

Provisions similar to those comprising this section were

contained in former section 2666 of this title, prior to its repeal

by Pub. L. 97-98.

EFFECTIVE DATE

Section effective Dec. 22, 1981, see section 1801 of Pub. L.

97-98, set out as a note under section 4301 of this title.

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Sec. 2666. Definitions

-STATUTE-

For the purposes of this subchapter -

(a) ''rural development'' means the planning, financing, and

development of facilities and services in rural areas that

contribute to making those areas desirable places in which to

live and make private and business investments; the planning,

development, and expansion of business and industry in rural

areas to provide increased employment and income; the planning,

development, conservation, and use of land, water, and other

natural resources of rural areas to maintain or improve the

quality of the environment for people and business in rural

areas; and the building or improvement of institutional,

organizational, and leadership capacities of rural citizens and

leaders to define and resolve their own community problems;

(b) ''State'' means the several States, the Commonwealth of

Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Virgin Islands of the

United States, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana

Islands; and

(c) ''small farm'' means any farm (1) producing family net

income from all sources (farm and nonfarm) below the median

nonmetropolitan income of the State; (2) operated by a family

dependent on farming for a significant though not necessarily a

majority of its income; and (3) on which family members provide

most of the labor and management.

-SOURCE-

(Pub. L. 92-419, title V, Sec. 506, as added Pub. L. 97-98, title

XIV, Sec. 1444(a), Dec. 22, 1981, 95 Stat. 1326.)

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PRIOR PROVISIONS

A prior section 2666, Pub. L. 92-419, title V, Sec. 506, Aug. 30,

1972, 86 Stat. 674, related to withholding of funds, the keeping of

a separate account in the Treasury, appeal by a State to Congress,

covering of moneys into the Treasury, and State money replacement,

prior to repeal by Pub. L. 97-98, title XIV, Sec. 1444(a), Dec. 22,

1981, 95 Stat. 1326.

Provisions similar to those comprising this section were

contained in former section 2667 of this title, prior to repeal by

Pub. L. 97-98.

EFFECTIVE DATE

Section effective Dec. 22, 1981, see section 1801 of Pub. L.

97-98, set out as a note under section 4301 of this title.

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Sec. 2667. Regulations

-STATUTE-

The Secretary of Agriculture may issue such regulations as the

Secretary determines necessary to carry out the provisions of this

subchapter.

-SOURCE-

(Pub. L. 92-419, title V, Sec. 507, as added Pub. L. 97-98, title

XIV, Sec. 1444(a), Dec. 22, 1981, 95 Stat. 1326.)

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PRIOR PROVISIONS

A prior section 2667, Pub. L. 92-419, title V, Sec. 507, Aug. 30,

1972, 86 Stat. 674; Pub. L. 95-113, title XIV, Sec. 1442, Sept. 29,

1977, 91 Stat. 1006; Pub. L. 96-355, Sec. 4(4), Sept. 24, 1980, 94

Stat. 1174, set forth definitions for purposes of this subchapter,

prior to repeal by Pub. L. 97-98, title XIV, Sec. 1444(a), Dec. 22,

1981, 95 Stat. 1326.

Provisions similar to those comprising this section were

contained in former section 2668 of this title, which was omitted

from the Code.

EFFECTIVE DATE

Section effective Dec. 22, 1981, see section 1801 of Pub. L.

97-98, set out as a note under section 4301 of this title.

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Sec. 2668. Omitted

-COD-

CODIFICATION

Section, Pub. L. 92-419, title V, Sec. 508, Aug. 30, 1972, 86

Stat. 674, related to Secretary's authority to promulgate such

regulations as might be necessary to carry out the provisions of

this subchapter, prior to the general revision of this subchapter

by Pub. L. 97-98, title XIV, Sec. 1444(a), Dec. 22, 1981, 95 Stat.

1322. See section 2667 of this title.

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Sec. 2669. Pilot projects for production and marketing of

industrial hydrocarbons and alcohols from agricultural

commodities and forest products

-STATUTE-

(a) Formulation and execution of program

The Secretary is authorized and directed to formulate and carry

out a pilot program for the production and marketing of industrial

hydrocarbons derived from agricultural commodities and forest

products for the purpose of stabilizing and expanding the market

for such commodities and products and expanding the Nation's supply

of industrial hydrocarbons.

(b) Loan guarantees

The Secretary shall provide for four pilot projects for the

production of industrial hydrocarbons and alcohols from

agricultural commodities and forest products by guaranteeing loans,

not to exceed $15,000,000 per each such project, to public,

private, or cooperative organizations organized for profit or

nonprofit, or to individuals for a term not to exceed twenty years

at a rate of interest agreed upon by the borrower and lender.

(c) Conditions

No loan may be guaranteed under this section unless (1) research

indicates the total energy content of the products and byproducts

to be manufactured by the loan applicant will exceed the total

energy input from fossil fuels used in the manufacture of such

products and byproducts, and (2) such other conditions as the

Secretary deems appropriate to achieve the purposes of this section

are met.

(d) Long-term contracts to supply agricultural commodities to loan

recipients

In order to assure that the recipients of loans made under this

section have a dependable supply of agricultural commodities at a

stable price for use in the pilot projects provided for in this

section, the Secretary is authorized to enter into long-term

contracts, not exceeding five years, with the recipients of such

loans. Such contracts shall guarantee the recipients of such loans

a specified quantity of agricultural commodities annually at

mutually agreed upon prices, but the agricultural commodities shall

not be sold under any such contracts at less than the price support

level prescribed for the commodity concerned unless the commodities

are out of condition, unstorable, or sample-grade or lower, as

prescribed in Department of Agriculture standards.

(e) Commodity Credit Corporation stocks as supply sources; outside

purchases

The Secretary shall supply from Commodity Credit Corporation

stocks or, to such extent or in such amounts as are provided in

appropriation Acts, purchase such quantities of agricultural

commodities as may be necessary to comply with the terms of

agreements entered into under this section.

(f) Commodity Credit Corporation

The provisions of this section shall be carried out through the

Commodity Credit Corporation.

-SOURCE-

(Pub. L. 92-419, title V, Sec. 508, formerly Sec. 509, as added

Pub. L. 95-113, title XIV, Sec. 1420, Sept. 29, 1977, 91 Stat. 998;

renumbered Pub. L. 97-98, title XIV, Sec. 1444(b), Dec. 22, 1981,

95 Stat. 1326.)

-MISC1-

EFFECTIVE DATE

Section effective Oct. 1, 1977, see section 1901 of Pub. L.

95-113, set out as an Effective Date of 1977 Amendment note under

section 1307 of this title.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 3311 of this title.

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CHAPTER 59 - RURAL FIRE PROTECTION, DEVELOPMENT, AND SMALL FARM

RESEARCH AND EDUCATION

SUBCHAPTER II - RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND SMALL FARM RESEARCH AND

EDUCATION

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Sec. 2670. Repealed. Pub. L. 97-98, title XIV, Sec. 1444(b), Dec.

22, 1981, 95 Stat. 1326

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Section, Pub. L. 92-419, title V, Sec. 510, as added Pub. L.

95-113, title XIV, Sec. 1443, Sept. 29, 1977, 91 Stat. 1006,

required an annual evaluation by Secretary of effectiveness of

programs established under section 2662(c) and (d) of this title

and submission of an annual report to Congress on that evaluation

and operation of programs during previous year.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF REPEAL

Repeal effective Dec. 22, 1981, see section 1801 of Pub. L.

97-98, set out as an Effective Date note under section 4301 of this

title.

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