43 U.S.C. § 50e Usgs Energy and Minerals Research Facility

LibraryUnited States Statutes
CurrencyCurrent through P.L. 118-34 (published on www.congress.gov on 12/26/2023), except for [P. L. 118-31]
Citation43 U.S.C. § 50e

(a) Establishment

The Director of the United States Geological Survey (referred to in this section as the "Director"),1 shall fund, through a cooperative agreement with an academic partner, the design, construction, and tenant build-out of a facility to support energy and minerals research and appurtenant associated structures.

(b) Ownership

The United States Geological Survey shall retain ownership of the facility and associated structures described in subsection (a).

(c) Agreements

The Director may enter into agreements with, and to collect and expend funds or in-kind contributions from, academic, Federal, State, or other tenants over the life of the facility described in subsection (a) for the purposes of-

(1) facility planning;

(2) design;

(3) maintenance;

(4) operation; or

(5) facility improvements.

(d) Leases

The Director may enter into a lease or other agreement with the academic partner with which the Director has entered into a cooperative agreement under subsection (a), at no cost to the Federal Government, to obtain land on which to construct the facility described in that subsection for a term of not less than 99 years.

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