the Granger-Thye Act of April 24, 1950 (16 USC 572). This law authorizes the
Forest Service to collect funds from partners to perform work that is the
responsibility of the partner. Agency policy for using this authority is described
in FSM 1584.12. Principle aspects of the Act include:
Full costs, including indirect costs, must be collected in advance for
work to be performed.
Work is the responsibility of the partner, and it may be on or off Forest
Work must result in public benefit.
Contributed funds must be voluntary.
The Forest Service cannot accept funds that are dependent upon an
endorsement of firms or products.
Indirect costs cannot be waived.
The Forest Service holds no liability for damage.
The authority does not allow for the Forest Service to accept services.
The following types of projects, when the responsibility of the partner, are
examples of work that can be conducted through a Collection Agreement under
the Granger-Thye Act:
Land exchange survey
Cultural resource surveys
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For the Keepers of Heceta Head Lighthouse