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PUBLIC LAW 95-000—MMMM. DD, 1977

PUBLIC LAW 9 5 - 1 1 3 — S E P T. 29, 1977

91 STAT. 1015

(7) A t the end of the demonstration period, the owner shall have all right, title, and interest to anj materials and technology provided under paragraph (2) of this subsection. (8) Such other provisions as the Secretary may, by rule, require. Rules. AUTHORIZATION FOR APPROPRIATIONS

SEC. 1454. There are hereby authorized to be appropriated for dis- 7 USC 3263. tribution to eligible institutions for use in establishing model farms and solar energy project demonstrations under the provisions of this part, $20,000,000 for the period beginning October 1, 1977, and ending September 30, 1981, and thereafter such sums as may subsequent to the date of enactment of this title be authorized by law for any subsequent fiscal year. P A R T 5—REGIONAL SOLAR ENERGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTERS

SEC. 1455. I n order to provide for agricultural research, develop- Establishment, ment, and demonstration projects having a national or regional 7 USC 3271. application, the Secretary shall establish in existing Federal facilities or in cooperation with State and local government agencies, including State departments of agriculture, colleges and universities, or other qualified persons and organizations, including local nonprofit research groups, not less than three nor more than five regional solar energy research, development, and demonstration centers in the United States for the performance of agricultural research, extension work, and demonstration projects relating to use of solar energy with respect to farm buildings, farm homes, and f a r m machinery (including equipment used to d r y and cure crops and provide i r r i g a t i o n), to be variously located so as to reflect the unique solar characteristics of different latitudes and climatic regions within the United States. Funds used in the operation of such regional centers may be used for the rehabilitation of existing buildings or facilities to house such centers, but may not be used for the construction or acquisition of new buildings. P A R T 6—APPROPRIATIONS AND DEFINITIONS AUTHORIZATION FOR APPROPRIATIONS

SEC. 1456. There are hereby authorized to be appropriated such 7 USC 3281. funds as are necessary to carry out the provisions of part s 2, 3, and 5 of this subtitle. DEFINITIONS

SEC. 1457. For purposes of this subtitle— 7 USC 3282. (1) the term "solar energy" means energy derived from sources (other than fossil fuels) and technologies included in the Federal Non-Nuclear Energy Research and Development Act of 1974, as amended; and (2) the term " State " means any State of the United States, the Commonwealth of P u e r to Rico, Guam, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, and the Virgin Islands of the United States. Subtitle I—International Agricultural Research and Extension SEC. 1458. The Secretary, subject to such coordination with other Federal officials, departments, and agencies as the President may direct, is authorized to—

7 USC 3291.