7 U.S. Code § 8921 - Research and development of agricultural countermeasures

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(a) Grant program
(1) Competitive grant program
The Secretary shall establish a competitive grant program to encourage basic and applied research and the development of qualified agricultural countermeasures.
(2) Waiver in emergencies
The Secretary may waive the requirement under paragraph (1) that a grant be provided on a competitive basis if—
(A) the Secretary has declared a plant or animal disease emergency under the Plant Protection Act (7 U.S.C. 7701 et seq.) or the Animal Health Protection Act (7 U.S.C. 8301 et seq.); and
(B) waiving the requirement would lead to the rapid development of a qualified agricultural countermeasure, as determined by the Secretary.
(b) Authorization of appropriations
There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section—
(1) $50,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2008 through 2013; and
(2) $15,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2014 through 2018.

Source

(Pub. L. 110–234, title XIV, § 14121,May 22, 2008, 122 Stat. 1455; Pub. L. 110–246, § 4(a), title XIV, § 14121,June 18, 2008, 122 Stat. 1664, 2217; Pub. L. 113–79, title VII, § 7503,Feb. 7, 2014, 128 Stat. 900.)
References in Text

The Plant Protection Act, referred to in subsec. (a)(2)(A), is title IV of Pub. L. 106–224, June 20, 2000, 114 Stat. 438, which is classified principally to chapter 104 (§ 7701 et seq.) of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 7701 of this title and Tables.
The Animal Health Protection Act, referred to in subsec. (a)(2)(A), is subtitle E (§§ 10401–10418) of title X of Pub. L. 107–171, May 13, 2002, 116 Stat. 494, which is classified principally to chapter 109 (§ 8301 et seq.) of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 8301 of this title and Tables.
Codification

Pub. L. 110–234and Pub. L. 110–246enacted identical sections. Pub. L. 110–234was repealed by section 4(a) ofPub. L. 110–246.
Amendments

2014—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 113–79substituted “are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section—” for “is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $50,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2008 through 2012.” and added pars. (1) and (2).
Definition of “Secretary”

“Secretary” as meaning the Secretary of Agriculture, see section 8701 of this title.

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7 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 89212014113-79 [Sec.] 7503128 Stat. 900

 

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