United States Code
USC most recently checked for updates: Dec 07, 2023
The Program shall be administered by the Forest Service and implemented through State foresters or equivalent State officials.
Program activities undertaken by the Secretary on non-Federal lands shall be undertaken only with the consent of the owner of the lands.
The Secretary shall use persons in the local community wherever possible to carry out projects under the Program.
In carrying out this section, the Secretary shall consult with the Administrator of the United States Fire Administration, the Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and the heads of other Federal agencies, as necessary.