54 U.S. Code Section 200308 - Contracts for acquisition of land and water

Not more than $30,000,000 of the amount authorized to be appropriated from the Fund by section 200303 of this title may be obligated by contract during each fiscal year for the acquisition of land, water, or interest in land or water within areas specified in section 200306(a)(2) of this title. The contract may be executed by the head of the department concerned, within limitations prescribed by the Secretary. The contract shall be a contractual obligation of the United States and shall be liquidated with money appropriated from the Fund specifically for liquidation of that contract obligation. No contract may be entered into for the acquisition of property pursuant to this section unless the acquisition is otherwise authorized by Federal law.

54 U.S.C. § 200308 (2021)
Historical and Revision Notes
Historical and Revision Notes


Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
200308 16 U.S.C. 460l–10a. Pub. L. 88–578, title I, §9, formerly §8, as added Pub. L. 90–401, §4, July 15, 1968, 82 Stat. 355; Pub. L. 91–308, §3, July 7, 1970, 84 Stat. 410; renumbered §9, Pub. L. 92–347, §2, July 11, 1972, 86 Stat. 459; Pub. L. 93–303, §3, June 7, 1974, 88 Stat. 194.
Rescission of Contract Authority

Provisions rescinding contract authority provided for specific fiscal years by 54 U.S.C. 200308 (formerly 16 U.S.C. 460l–10a) were contained in the appropriation acts that were listed in a note under former section 460l–10a of Title 16, Conservation, and in the following appropriation acts:

Pub. L. 115–31, div. G, title I, May 5, 2017, 131 Stat. 443.

Pub. L. 114–113, div. G, title I, Dec. 18, 2015, 129 Stat. 2532.

Pub. L. 113–235, div. F, title I, Dec. 16, 2014, 128 Stat. 2402.

Pub. L. 113–76, div. G, title I, Jan. 17, 2014, 128 Stat. 295.

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