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Title 30Chapter VIISubchapter R → Part 873


Title 30: Mineral Resources


PART 873—FUTURE RECLAMATION SET-ASIDE PROGRAM


Contents
§873.1   Scope.
§873.11   Applicability.
§873.12   Future set-aside program criteria.

Authority: 30 U.S.C. 1201 et seq.

Source: 59 FR 28170, May 31, 1994, unless otherwise noted.

§873.1   Scope.

This part provides requirements for the award of grants to States or Indian tribes for the establishment of special trust accounts that will provide funds for coal reclamation purposes after September 30, 1995.

§873.11   Applicability.

The provisions of this part apply to funds awarded, as defined in §872.5 of this chapter, under section 402(g)(6)(A) of SMCRA before its amendment on December 20, 2006, and their use by the States or Indian tribes for coal reclamation purposes after September 30, 1995.

[73 FR 67638, Nov. 14, 2008]

§873.12   Future set-aside program criteria.

(a) Any State or Indian tribe may receive and retain, without regard to the limitation referred to in section 402(g)(1)(D) of SMCRA, up to 10 percent of the total of the funds distributed annually to such State or Indian tribe under sections 402(g)(1) and (5) of SMCRA for a future set-aside fund if such amounts were awarded before December 20, 2006. The State or Indian tribe must deposit all set-aside funds awarded into a special fund established under State or Indian tribal law. The State or Indian tribe must expend amounts awarded (together with all interest earned on such amounts) solely to achieve the priorities stated in section 403(a) of SMCRA.

(b) Moneys the State or Indian tribe deposited in the special fund account, together with any interest earned, are considered State or Indian tribal moneys.

[73 FR 67638, Nov. 14, 2008]

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