[USC02] 16 USC 1003a: Cost share assistance
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16 USC 1003a: Cost share assistance Text contains those laws in effect on November 29, 2020
From Title 16-CONSERVATIONCHAPTER 18-WATERSHED PROTECTION AND FLOOD PREVENTION
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§1003a. Cost share assistance

(a) Easements

The Secretary may provide cost share assistance to project sponsors to enable such sponsors to acquire perpetual wetland or floodplain conservation easements to perpetuate, restore and enhance the natural capability of wetlands and floodplains to retain excessive floodwaters, improve water quality and quantity, and provide habitat for fish and wildlife.

(b) Amount

The Secretary shall require that project sponsors of watershed projects provide up to 50 percent of the cost of acquiring easements under subsection (a).

(Aug. 4, 1954, ch. 656, §3A, as added Pub. L. 101–624, title XIV, §1462, Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 3615 .)