H. R. 5168
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 5, 2018
Mr. Soto introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture
To amend the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 to establish seaweed as a high-priority research and extension area, and for other purposes.
Establishing seaweed as a high-priority research and extension area
Effective on October 1, 2018, section 1672 of the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 (7 U.S.C. 5925) is amended—
in subsection (d), by adding at the end the following new paragraph:
Research and extension grants may be made under this section for the purpose of carrying out or enhancing research with respect to the harvesting of seaweed for voluntary use for the livestock, poultry, and food animal production industries for purposes of the reduction of methane emissions.
in subsection (h), by striking
2018 and inserting