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S. 3042: Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018

The text of the bill below is as of Jun 11, 2018 (Introduced).


II

115th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 3042

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 11, 2018

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

A BILL

To provide for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2023, and for other purposes.

1.

Extension service

Section 1464 of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 3312) is amended by striking 2018 and inserting 2023.

2.

Extension at 1890 land-grant colleges, including Tuskegee University; report

Section 1444 of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 3221) is amended—

(1)

in subsection (a), by striking paragraph (4); and

(2)

by adding at the end the following:

(g)

Report

The Secretary shall annually submit to Congress a report describing the allocations made to, and matching funds received by, eligible institutions under this section.

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3.

Report on agricultural research at 1890 land-grant colleges, including Tuskegee University

Section 1445 of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 3222) is amended by adding at the end the following:

(i)

Report

The Secretary shall annually submit to Congress a report describing the allocations made to, and matching funds received by, eligible institutions under this section.

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