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Title 7Subtitle BChapter ISubchapter CPart 63Subpart A → Subject Group

Title 7: Agriculture
Subpart A—General Provisions

Revolving Fund

§63.300   Establishment.

The NSIIC Revolving Fund established in the Treasury shall be available to the NSIIC, without fiscal year limitation, to carry out the authorized programs and activities of the NSIIC under this part. There shall be deposited in the Fund:

(a) Such amounts as may be appropriated, transferred, or otherwise made available to support programs and activities of the NSIIC;

(b) Payments received from any source for products, services, or property furnished in connection with the activities of the NSIIC;

(c) Fees and royalties collected by the NSIIC from licensing or other arrangements relating to commercialization of products developed through projects funded, in whole or part, by grants or contracts executed by the NSIIC;

(d) Donations or contributions accepted by the NSIIC to support authorized programs and activities. Such contributions shall be free from any encumbrance by the donor and the NSIIC shall retain complete control of their use; and

(e) Any other funds acquired by the NSIIC.

§63.301   Use of fund.

The NSIIC shall use the Fund to:

(a) Make grants to eligible entities in accordance with a strategic plan submitted under §63.310 of this part. Specifically, amounts in the Fund may be used to:

(1) Participate with Federal and State agencies in financing activities that are in accordance with the strategic plan, including participation with several States in a regional effort;

(2) Participate with other public and private funding sources in financing activities that are in accordance with the strategic plan, including participation in a regional effort;

(3) Accrue interest;

(4) Serve broad geographic areas and regions of diverse production, to the maximum extent practicable;

(5) Only to supplement and not supplant Federal, State, and private funds expended for rural development;

(6) For administration purposes, with a maximum 10 percent of the NSIIC Fund balance at the beginning of each fiscal year for the administration of the NSIIC;

(b) Provide funds to eligible entities contingent upon that entity agreeing to account for the amounts using generally accepted accounting principles and to provide access to the Secretary for inspection and audit of such records.

[75 FR 43034, July 23, 2010, as amended at 79 FR 31845, June 3, 2014]

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