Timeline for reauthorized Secure Rural Schools Act (PL 112-141)

October 2, 2013  Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act amended and reauthorized for fiscal year 2013 as part of (HR 527 Helium Stewardship Act).

December 31, 2013 Deadline for States to transmit to the Forest Service the county elections to receive payment and county elections to allocate payment.  

Early Calendar Year 2014 Title I and title III payments for fiscal year 2013 will be issued to states. 

February 1, 2014 County officials certify calendar year 2013 title III expenditures. Unobligated funds from previous years can be carried over and spent before September 30, 2014.

Spring 2014 Resource Advisory Committees begin making recommendations for Title II projects to Forest Supervisors.

September 30, 2014 Final date for resource advisory committees to recommend projects.

September 30, 2014 Final date for counties to initiate projects funded by title III.

September 30, 2014 Final date for Forest Service to obligate funds for title II projects.

September 30, 2014 Final date for counties to obligate funds for title III projects.