7 U.S. Code § 5722 - Foreign market development cooperator program

§ 5722.
Foreign market development cooperator program
(a) In general

The Secretary shall establish and, in cooperation with eligible trade organizations, carry out a foreign market development cooperator program to maintain and develop foreign markets for United States agricultural commodities and products, with a continued significant emphasis on the importance of the export of value-added United States agricultural products into emerging markets.

(b) AdministrationFunds made available to carry out this subchapter shall be used only to provide—
(1)
cost-share assistance to an eligible trade organization under a contract or agreement with the organization; and
(2)
assistance for other costs that are necessary or appropriate to carry out the foreign market development cooperator program, including contingent liabilities that are not otherwise funded.
Amendments

2014—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 113–188 struck out subsec. (c) which required the Secretary to submit annual reports to Congress on certain activities under this section.

2008—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 110–246 substituted “Committee on Foreign Affairs” for “Committee on International Relations”.

2002—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 107–171, § 3105(a)(1), inserted “, with a continued significant emphasis on the importance of the export of value-added United States agricultural products into emerging markets” after “products”.

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 107–171, § 3105(a)(2), added subsec. (c).

Effective Date of 2008 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 110–246 effective May 22, 2008, see section 4(b) of Pub. L. 110–246, set out as an Effective Date note under section 8701 of this title.

 

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