20 USC 1087h - Funds for administrative expenses

(a) Administrative expenses 

(1) Mandatory funds for fiscal year 2006 
For fiscal year 2006, there shall be available to the Secretary, from funds not otherwise appropriated, funds to be obligated for
(A) administrative costs under this part and part B, including the costs of the direct student loan programs under this part; and
(B) account maintenance fees payable to guaranty agencies under part B and calculated in accordance with subsections (b) and (c),

not to exceed (from such funds not otherwise appropriated) $820,000,000 in fiscal year 2006.


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(2) Authorization for administrative costs beginning in fiscal years 2007 through 2011 
For each of the fiscal years 2007 through 2011, there are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary for administrative costs under this part and part B, including the costs of the direct student loan programs under this part.
(3) Continuing mandatory funds for account maintenance fees 
For each of the fiscal years 2007 through 2011, there shall be available to the Secretary, from funds not otherwise appropriated, funds to be obligated for account maintenance fees payable to guaranty agencies under part B and calculated in accordance with subsection (b).
(4) Account maintenance fees 
Account maintenance fees under paragraph (3) shall be paid quarterly and deposited in the Agency Operating Fund established under section 1072b of this title.
(5) Carryover 
The Secretary may carry over funds made available under this section to a subsequent fiscal year.
(b) Calculation basis 
Account maintenance fees payable to guaranty agencies under subsection (a)(3) shall be calculated on the basis of 0.06 percent of the original principal amount of outstanding loans on which insurance was issued under part B.
(c) Budget justification 
No funds may be expended under this section unless the Secretary includes in the Department of Educations annual budget justification to Congress a detailed description of the specific activities for which the funds made available by this section have been used in the prior and current years (if applicable), the activities and costs planned for the budget year, and the projection of activities and costs for each remaining year for which administrative expenses under this section are made available.