7 U.S. Code § 6522 - Authorization of appropriations

§ 6522.
Authorization of appropriations
(a) In general

There are authorized to be appropriated for each fiscal year such sums as may be necessary to carry out this chapter.

(b) National organic programNotwithstanding any other provision of law, in order to carry out activities under the national organic program established under this chapter, there are authorized to be appropriated—
$5,000,000 for fiscal year 2008;
$6,500,000 for fiscal year 2009;
$8,000,000 for fiscal year 2010;
$9,500,000 for fiscal year 2011;
$11,000,000 for fiscal year 2012;
$15,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2014 through 2018; and
in addition to those amounts, such additional sums as are necessary for fiscal year 2009 and each fiscal year thereafter.
(c) Modernization and technology upgrade for national organic program
(1) In general

The Secretary shall modernize database and technology systems of the national organic program.

(2) Funding

Of the funds of the Commodity Credit Corporation and in addition to any other funds made available for that purpose, the Secretary shall make available to carry out this subsection $5,000,000 for fiscal year 2014, to remain available until expended.

(Pub. L. 101–624, title XXI, § 2123, Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 3951; Pub. L. 110–234, title X, § 10303, May 22, 2008, 122 Stat. 1347; Pub. L. 110–246, § 4(a), title X, § 10303, June 18, 2008, 122 Stat. 1664, 2109; Pub. L. 113–79, title X, § 10004(b), Feb. 7, 2014, 128 Stat. 942.)

Pub. L. 110–234 and Pub. L. 110–246 made identical amendments to this section. The amendments by Pub. L. 110–234 were repealed by section 4(a) of Pub. L. 110–246.


2014—Subsec. (b)(6), (7). Pub. L. 113–79, § 10004(b)(1), added par. (6) and redesignated former par. (6) as (7).

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 113–79, § 10004(b)(2), added subsec. (c).

2008—Pub. L. 110–246, § 10303, designated existing provisions as subsec. (a), inserted heading, and added subsec. (b).

Effective Date of 2008 Amendment

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.

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