View all text of Chapter 90 [§ 7101 - § 7153]

§ 7101. PurposesThe 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—
(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.)