United States Code

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§ 7101.
Purposes
The purposes of this chapter are—
(1)
to stabilize and transition payments to counties to provide funding for schools and roads that supplements other available funds;
(2)
to make additional investments in, and create additional employment opportunities through, projects that—
(A)
(i)
improve the maintenance of existing infrastructure;
(ii)
implement stewardship objectives that enhance forest ecosystems; and
(iii)
restore and improve land health and water quality;
(B)
enjoy broad-based support; and
(C)
have objectives that may include—
(i)
road, trail, and infrastructure maintenance or obliteration;
(ii)
soil productivity improvement;
(iii)
improvements in forest ecosystem health;
(iv)
watershed restoration and maintenance;
(v)
the restoration, maintenance, and improvement of wildlife and fish habitat;
(vi)
the control of noxious and exotic weeds; and
(vii)
the reestablishment of native species; and
(3)
to improve cooperative relationships among—
(A)
the people that use and care for Federal land; and
(B)
the agencies that manage the Federal land.
(Pub. L. 106–393, § 2, as added Pub. L. 110–343, div. C, title VI, § 601(a), Oct. 3, 2008, 122 Stat. 3893.)
cite as: 16 USC 7101