7 U.S. Code § 2255b - Department of Agriculture conference transparency
Not later than September 30 of each year, the Secretary of Agriculture shall submit to the Committee on Agriculture of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the Senate, a report on conferences sponsored or held by the Department of Agriculture or attended by employees of the Department of Agriculture.
Each report under paragraph (1) shall contain—
(A) for each conference sponsored or held by the Department or attended by employees of the Department—
The requirement in paragraph (1) shall not apply to any conference—
(b) Availability of report
Each report submitted in accordance with subsection (a) shall be posted in a searchable format on a Department of Agriculture website that is available to the public.
(c) Definition of conference
In this section, the term “conference”—
(1) means a meeting that—
(C) is held in whole or in part at a facility outside of an agency of the Department of Agriculture; and
Source(Pub. L. 110–234, title XIV, § 14208,May 22, 2008, 122 Stat. 1462; Pub. L. 110–246, § 4(a), title XIV, § 14208,June 18, 2008, 122 Stat. 1664, 2224.)
Pub. L. 110–234and Pub. L. 110–246enacted identical sections. Pub. L. 110–234was repealed by section 4(a) ofPub. L. 110–246.