U.S Code last checked for updates: Jun 18, 2021
§ 1457b.
Use of cooperative agreements

For fiscal year 2010, and each fiscal year thereafter, the Secretary of the Interior may enter into cooperative agreements with a State or political subdivision (including any agency thereof), or any not-for-profit organization if the agreement will: (1) serve a mutual interest of the parties to the agreement in carrying out the programs administered by the Department of the Interior; and (2) all parties will contribute resources to the accomplishment of these objectives. At the discretion of the Secretary, such agreements shall not be subject to a competitive process.

(Pub. L. 111–88, div. A, title I, § 112, Oct. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 2928.)
cite as: 43 USC 1457b