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S. 2404: Organic Agriculture Research Act of 2018

The text of the bill below is as of Feb 8, 2018 (Introduced).


II

115th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 2404

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 8, 2018

(for himself and Ms. Collins) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

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 2018.

2.

Organic agriculture research and extension initiative

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 and inserting 2012 and 2014 through 2018;; and

(B)

by striking subparagraph (C) and inserting the following:

(C)

$30,000,000 for fiscal year 2019;

(D)

$35,000,000 for fiscal year 2020;

(E)

$40,000,000 for fiscal year 2021;

(F)

$45,000,000 for fiscal year 2022; and

(G)

$50,000,000 for fiscal year 2023.

; and

(2)

in paragraph (2)—

(A)

in the paragraph heading, by striking 2018 and inserting 2023; and

(B)

by striking 2018 and inserting 2023.