7 U.S. Code § 5854 - State agricultural weather information systems
With funds allocated to carry out this section, the Secretary of Agriculture shall make grants to not fewer than 10 eligible States to plan and administer, in cooperation with persons described in paragraph (2), advisory programs for State agricultural weather information systems.
The persons referred to in paragraph (1) are the Director of the Agricultural Weather Office, the Director of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, and other persons as appropriate (such as the directors of the appropriate State agricultural experiment stations and State extension programs).
For purposes of selecting among applications submitted by States for grants under this section, the Secretary shall consult with the Director.
2008—Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 110–246, § 7511(c)(19), substituted “the Director of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture” for “the Administrator of the Extension Service, the Administrator of the Cooperative State Research Service”.
2002—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 107–171 struck out “take into consideration the recommendation of the Advisory Board on Agricultural Weather and” before “consult with the Director”.
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, except as otherwise provided, see section 4 of Pub. L. 110–246, set out as an Effective Date note under section 8701 of this title.