7 U.S. Code § 2281 - Congressional declaration of purpose

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The purposes of this chapter are to—
(1) require strict financial and program accounting by advisory committees of the Department of Agriculture;
(2) assure balance and objectivity in the membership of such advisory committees; and
(3) prevent the formation or continuation of unnecessary advisory committees by the Department of Agriculture.


(Pub. L. 95–113, title XVIII, § 1801,Sept. 29, 1977, 91 Stat. 1041; Pub. L. 97–98, title XI, § 1116(a),Dec. 22, 1981, 95 Stat. 1270.)

1981—Pub. L. 97–98reenacted section without change.
Effective Date of 1981 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 97–98effective Dec. 22, 1981, see section 1801 ofPub. L. 97–98, set out as an Effective Date note under section 4301 of this title.
Effective Date

Chapter effective Oct. 1, 1977, see section 1901 ofPub. L. 95–113, set out as an Effective Date of 1977 Amendment note under section 1307 of this title.
Soybean Research Advisory Institute

Pub. L. 97–98, title XIV, § 1446,Dec. 22, 1981, 95 Stat. 1327, provided for the establishment of a Soybean Research Advisory Institute for the purpose of preparing and submitting to Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry and House Committee on Agriculture, not later than Mar. 1, 1983, a comprehensive report, with appropriate recommendations, on the findings of the Institute regarding research on soybean production and utilization, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 99–198, title XIV, § 1434,Dec. 23, 1985, 99 Stat. 1557.

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