There is established in the Department the biotechnology and agricultural trade program.
The purpose of the program shall be to remove, resolve, or mitigate significant regulatory nontariff barriers to the export of United States agricultural commodities (as defined in section
5602 of this title) into foreign markets through public and private sector projects funded by grants that address—
(1)quick response intervention regarding nontariff barriers to United States exports involving—
(A)United States agricultural commodities produced through biotechnology;
(D)other sanitary or phytosanitary concerns; or
(2)developing protocols as part of bilateral negotiations with other countries on issues such as animal health, grain quality, and genetically modified commodities.
(c) Eligible programs
Depending on need, as determined by the Secretary, activities authorized under this section may be carried out through—
(2)the emerging markets program under section
1542;  or
(3)the Cochran Fellowship Program under section
3293 of this title.
There is authorized to be appropriated $6,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2002 through 2007.
1542, referred to in subsec. (c)(2), is section 1542 of title XV of Pub. L. 101–624, which is set out as a note under section
5622 of this title.
Section was enacted as part of the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990, and not as part of the Agricultural Trade Act of 1978 which comprises this chapter.
The table below lists the classification updates, since Jan. 3, 2012, for this section. Updates to a broader range of sections may be found at the update page for containing chapter, title, etc.
The most recent Classification Table update that we have noticed was Tuesday, August 13, 2013
An empty table indicates that we see no relevant changes listed in the classification tables. If you suspect that our system may be missing something, please double-check with the Office of the Law Revision Counsel.
Description of Change
Statutes at Large
LII has no control over and does not endorse any external Internet site that contains links to or references LII.