(a) In generalNot later than 180 days after May 13, 2002, and biennially thereafter, the Secretary of Agriculture shall consult with the Committee on Agriculture, and the Committee on International Relations, of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the Senate on the formulation and implementation of a global market strategy for the Department of Agriculture that, to the maximum extent practicable—
identifies opportunities for the growth of agricultural exports to overseas markets;
ensures that the resources, programs, and policies of the Department are coordinated with those of other agencies; and
remove barriers to agricultural trade in overseas markets.
(b) ReviewThe consultations under subsection (a) shall include a review of—
the strategic goals of the Department; and
the progress of the Department in implementing the strategic goals through the global market strategy.
Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Change of Name
Committee on International Relations of House of Representatives changed to Committee on Foreign Affairs of House of Representatives by House Resolution No. 6, One Hundred Tenth Congress, Jan. 5, 2007.
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