7 U.S. Code § 390 - Definitions
The term “agricultural research facility” means a proposed facility for research in food and agricultural sciences for which Federal funds are requested by a college, university, or nonprofit institution to assist in the construction, alteration, acquisition, modernization, renovation, or remodeling of the facility.
The term “congressional agriculture committees” means the Committee on Appropriations and the Committee on Agriculture of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Appropriations and the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the Senate.
The term “food and agricultural sciences” has the meaning given that term in section 3103 of this title.
A prior section 390, Pub. L. 88–74, § 1, July 22, 1963, 77 Stat. 90; Pub. L. 95–113, title XIV, § 1416(3), Sept. 29, 1977, 91 Stat. 996; Pub. L. 99–198, title XIV, § 1411(a), Dec. 23, 1985, 99 Stat. 1547, related to congressional declaration of policy, prior to the general amendment of this subchapter by Pub. L. 104–127.
2008—Par. (3). Pub. L. 110–246, § 7101(b)(1), substituted “3103” for “3103(8)”.
2002—Par. (3). Pub. L. 107–171, § 7214, reenacted heading without change and amended text of par. (3) generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “The term ‘food and agricultural sciences’ means—
“(A) agriculture, including soil and water conservation and use, the use of organic materials to improve soil tilth and fertility, plant and animal production and protection, and plant and animal health;
“(B) the processing, distribution, marketing, and utilization of food and agricultural products;
“(C) forestry, including range management, production of forest and range products, multiple use of forests and rangelands, and urban forestry;
“(D) aquaculture (as defined in section 3103(3) of this title);
“(E) human nutrition;
“(F) production inputs, such as energy, to improve productivity; and
“(G) germ plasm collection and preservation.”
Par. (5). Pub. L. 107–171, § 7308(b), struck out heading and text of par. (5). Text read as follows: “The term ‘task force’ means the Strategic Planning Task Force established under section 390b of this title.”
Amendment of this section and repeal of Pub. L. 110–234 by Pub. L. 110–246 effective May 22, 2008, the date of enactment of Pub. L. 110–234, see section 4 of Pub. L. 110–246, set out as an Effective Date note under section 8701 of this title.