The Secretary of Agriculture shall conduct a performance evaluation to determine whether federally funded agricultural research, extension, and education programs result in public goods that have national or multistate significance.
The Secretary shall enter into a contract with 1 or more entities with expertise in research assessment and performance evaluation to provide input and recommendations to the Secretary with respect to federally funded agricultural research, extension, and education programs.
(c) Guidelines for performance measurement
The contractor selected under subsection (b) of this section shall develop and propose to the Secretary practical guidelines for measuring performance of federally funded agricultural research, extension, and education programs. The guidelines shall be consistent with the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (Public Law 103–62) and amendments made by that Act.
The Government Performance and Results Act of 1993, referred to in subsec. (c), is Pub. L. 103–62, Aug. 3, 1993, 107 Stat. 285, which enacted sections
9704 of Title
31, Money and Finance, section
306 of Title
5, Government Organization and Employees, and sections
2805 of Title
39, Postal Service, amended section
1105 of Title
31, and enacted provisions set out as notes under sections
1115 of Title
31. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title of 1993 Amendment note set out under section
1101 of Title
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