7 U.S. Code § 7614a - Roadmap
(a) In general
Not later than 90 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary, acting through the Under Secretary of Research, Education, and Economics (referred to in this section as the “Under Secretary”), shall commence preparation of a roadmap for agricultural research, education, and extension that—
(2) identifies major opportunities and gaps that no single entity within the Department of Agriculture would be able to address individually;
(B) the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board established under section 3123 of this title;
(4) incorporates roadmaps for agricultural research, education, and extension made publicly available by other Federal entities, agencies, or offices; and
(5) describes recommended funding levels for areas of agricultural research, education, and extension, including—
(B) capacity and infrastructure programs, with attention to the future growth needs of—
The roadmap described in this section shall not be subject to review by any officer or employee of the Federal Government other than the Secretary (or a designee of the Secretary).
(c) Roadmap implementation and report
Not later than 1 year after the date on which the Secretary commences preparation of the roadmap under this section, the Secretary shall—
(1) implement and use the roadmap to set the research, education, and extension agenda of the Department of Agriculture; and
Source(Pub. L. 110–234, title VII, § 7504,May 22, 2008, 122 Stat. 1257; Pub. L. 110–246, § 4(a), title VII, § 7504,June 18, 2008, 122 Stat. 1664, 2019.)
References in Text
The date of enactment of this Act, referred to in subsec. (a), is the date of enactment of Pub. L. 110–246, which was approved June 18, 2008.
This Act, referred to in subsec. (a)(6), is Pub. L. 110–246, June 18, 2008, 122 Stat. 1651, known as the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 8701 of this title and Tables.
Pub. L. 110–234and Pub. L. 110–246enacted identical sections. Pub. L. 110–234was repealed by section 4(a) ofPub. L. 110–246.
Section was enacted as part of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008, and not as part of the Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education Reform Act of 1998, which in part comprises this chapter.
Enactment of this section and repeal of Pub. L. 110–234by Pub. L. 110–246effective May 22, 2008, the date of enactment of Pub. L. 110–234, see section 4 ofPub. L. 110–246, set out as a note under section 8701 of this title.
Definition of “Secretary”
“Secretary” as meaning the Secretary of Agriculture, see section 8701 of this title.