7 U.S. Code § 5924 - Agricultural Genome Initiative
A grant or cooperative agreement under this subsection shall be made or entered into on a competitive basis.
The Secretary shall encourage awards under this section to consortia of eligible entities.
Paragraphs (4), (7), (8), and (11)(B) of subsection (b) of section 3157 of this title shall apply with respect to the making of a grant or cooperative agreement under this section.
The Secretary may use funds made available under this section to consult with the National Academy of Sciences regarding the administration of the Agricultural Genome Initiative.
2014—Subsec. (c)(3). Pub. L. 113–79, § 7208, added par. (3).
Subsecs. (e), (f). Pub. L. 113–79, § 7128(b)(2)(B), redesignated subsec. (f) as (e) and struck out former subsec. (e) which related to matching of funds.
2008—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 110–246, § 7406(d)(2), substituted “Paragraphs (4), (7), (8), and (11)(B)” for “Paragraphs (1), (6), (7), and (11)”.
2002—Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 107–171, § 7208(a)(1), inserted “pathogens and” before “diseases causing economic hardship”.
Subsec. (b)(7), (8). Pub. L. 107–171, § 7208(a)(2)–(4), added par. (7) and redesignated former par. (7) as (8).
1998—Pub. L. 105–185 amended section catchline and text generally, substituting present provisions for provisions which in subsec. (a) required plant genome mapping program, in subsec. (b) authorized competitive grants for research projects, in subsec. (c) described research areas for projects, in subsec. (d) set forth deadline for submission of plan for awarding grants, in subsec. (e) directed coordination of section activities with certain related activities, in subsec. (f) required protection of proprietary interests when considered to be appropriate, and in subsec. (g) authorized appropriations for fiscal years 1996 and 1997 to carry out this section.
1996—Subsec. (g). Pub. L. 104–127 inserted “for fiscal years 1996 and 1997” after “appropriated”.
1995—Subsecs. (g), (h). Pub. L. 104–66 redesignated subsec. (h) as (g) and struck out former subsec. (g) which required Secretary to submit annual reports to Congress describing operations of grant program for plant genome mapping.
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.
Amendment by section 7406(d)(2) of Pub. L. 110–246 inapplicable to any solicitation for grant applications issued by the Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service before June 18, 2008, see section 7406(c) of Pub. L. 110–246, set out as a note under section 3157 of this title.
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