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H.R. 2436: Organic Agriculture Research Act of 2017

The text of the bill below is as of May 16, 2017 (Introduced).


I

115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2436

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 16, 2017

(for herself, Mr. Newhouse, and Mr. Panetta) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture

A BILL

To amend the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 to reauthorize the organic agriculture research and extension initiative.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the “Organic Agriculture Research Act of 2017”.

2.

Organic agriculture research and extension initiative reauthorized

Section 1672B(e) of the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 (7 U.S.C. 5925b(e)) is amended—

(1)

in paragraph (1)—

(A)

in subparagraph (B), by striking 2012 and inserting 2018; and

(B)

by amending subparagraph (C) to read as follows:

(C)

$50,000,000 for each fiscal year thereafter.

; and

(2)

in paragraph (2), by striking 2018 and inserting 2023.