7 U.S. Code CHAPTER 55— DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

  1. § 2201. Establishment of Department
  2. § 2202. Executive Department; Secretary
  3. § 2203. Seal
  4. § 2204. General duties of Secretary; advisory functions; research and development
  5. § 2204–1. Delegation of regulatory functions of Secretary of Agriculture; definitions
  6. § 2204–2. Delegation of regulatory functions to designated employees; status of employees; number; revocation of delegation
  7. § 2204–3. Authority of designated employees; retroactive revocation of delegation
  8. § 2204–4. Delegation of functions under other laws as unaffected
  9. § 2204–5. Authorization of appropriations for cooperative research projects
  10. § 2204a. Rural development; utilization of non-Federal offices; location of field units; interchange of personnel and facilities
  11. § 2204b. Rural development policy
  12. § 2204b–1. Rural development
  13. § 2204b–2. Temporary prioritization of rural health assistance
  14. § 2204b–3. Council on Rural Community Innovation and Economic Development
  15. § 2204c. Water management for rural areas
  16. § 2204d. Encouragement of private contracting
  17. § 2204e. Office of Risk Assessment and Cost-Benefit Analysis
  18. § 2204f. Repealed. Pub. L. 107–171, title VI, § 6403(a), May 13, 2002, 116 Stat. 429
  19. § 2204g. Authority of Secretary of Agriculture to conduct census of agriculture
  20. § 2204h. Local food production and program evaluation
  21. § 2204i. Reports on land access and farmland ownership data collection
  22. § 2204j. National agriculture imagery program
  23. § 2205. Duties of former Commissioner of Agriculture transferred to Secretary
  24. § 2206. Custody of property and records
  25. § 2206a. Conveyance of excess Federal personal property
  26. § 2206b. Availability of excess and surplus computers in rural areas
  27. § 2207. Reports
  28. § 2207a. Reports to Congress on obligation and expenditure
  29. § 2207b. Program metrics
  30. § 2207c. Annual report on work of agricultural experiment stations and of college extension work; publication and distribution
  31. § 2207d. Reports on disbursement of funds for agricultural research and extension at 1862 and 1890 land-grant colleges, including Tuskegee University
  32. § 2208. Expenditure of appropriations; accounting
  33. § 2208a. Loan levels provided to Department of Agriculture
  34. § 2209. Additional statement of expenditures
  35. § 2209a. Advances to chiefs of field parties
  36. § 2209b. Availability of appropriations
  37. § 2209c. Use of funds for one-year contracts to be performed in two fiscal years
  38. § 2209d. Statement of percentage and dollar amount of Federal funding
  39. § 2209e. Prohibition on payments to parties involved with prohibited drug-producing plants
  40. § 2209f. Restriction on commodity purchase program payments
  41. § 2209g. Availability of funds for uniforms or allowances
  42. § 2209h. Reimbursement of Office of the General Counsel
  43. § 2209i. Funding for preparation of final agency decisions regarding discrimination complaints
  44. § 2209j. Permanent debarment from participation in Department of Agriculture programs for fraud
  45. § 2210. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture; appointment
  46. § 2211. Powers and duties of Deputy Secretary of Agriculture
  47. § 2211a. Omitted
  48. §§ 2211b to 2212c. Repealed. Pub. L. 103–354, title II, §§ 218(e)(2)–(6), 231(f)(1), Oct. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 3213, 3219
  49. § 2213. Omitted
  50. § 2214. General Counsel; appointment
  51. § 2215. Chief clerk
  52. § 2216. Repealed. Pub. L. 92–310, title II, § 221(a), June 6, 1972, 86 Stat. 205
  53. § 2217. Oaths, affirmations, and affidavits taken by officers, agents, or employees of Department; use and effect
  54. § 2217a. Power to administer oaths, examine witnesses, or require production of books, etc.
  55. § 2218. Fee for administering or taking oaths, affirmations, and affidavits
  56. § 2219. Salaries; how paid
  57. § 2219a. Overtime and holiday pay
  58. § 2220. Certain officials and employees of Department and others not subject to restriction on payment of compensation to Government officials and employees
  59. § 2221. Details of persons from or to office of Secretary
  60. § 2222. Details of law clerks
  61. § 2223. Details of employees from and to library and bureaus and offices
  62. § 2224. Details of employees from and to Division of Accounts and Disbursements and bureaus and offices; traveling expenses
  63. § 2224a. Utilization of employees of agencies for part-time and intermittent assistance to other agencies; exclusion of overtime resulting from natural disasters from staff year ceilings
  64. § 2225. Employment of temporary personnel
  65. § 2225a. Contracts for consulting services
  66. § 2225b. Personal service contracts for veterinarians
  67. § 2225c. Employment contracts for services abroad
  68. § 2225d. Availability of Department of Agriculture funds for temporary employment
  69. § 2226. Employment of persons for forest fire fighting, pest control, and handling of animals
  70. § 2227. Traveling expenses
  71. § 2228. Emergency subsistence for employees
  72. § 2229. Travel and per diem expenses of temporary or seasonal employees
  73. § 2230. Employees in Alaska; subsistence, equipment, and supplies
  74. § 2231. Official expenses of employees stationed abroad
  75. § 2231a. Reimbursement of employees for costs of State licenses and certification fees
  76. § 2231b. First amendment rights of employees of the United States Department of Agriculture
  77. § 2232. Stenographic reporting service
  78. § 2233. Funds available for expenses of advisory committees
  79. § 2234. Purchases for bureaus from appropriations for contingent expenses
  80. § 2235. Working capital fund established; use of central services by bureaus, etc., of the Department
  81. § 2235a. Deposit and retention of credit card refunds or rebates
  82. § 2236. Working capital fund for Agricultural Research Center; establishment
  83. § 2237. Use of field work funds for employment of men with equipment, etc.
  84. § 2238. Use of field work funds for purchase of arms and ammunition
  85. § 2239. Funds for printing, binding, and scientific and technical article reprint purchases
  86. § 2240. Reimbursement of appropriation for salaries and compensation of employees in mechanical shops
  87. § 2241. Sale or exchange of animals or animal products
  88. § 2241a. Exchange or sale authority
  89. § 2241b. Purchase of seeds and plants for distribution
  90. § 2242. Repealed. Pub. L. 101–624, title XVI, § 1606(b)(1), (2), Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 3715
  91. § 2242a. User fees for reports, publications, and software
  92. § 2242b. Translation of publications into foreign languages
  93. § 2243. Sale of photographic prints and maps
  94. § 2244. Repealed. Pub. L. 101–624, title XVI, § 1606(b)(3), Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 3715
  95. § 2245. Sale of prints and lantern slides
  96. § 2246. Loan, rental, or sale of films
  97. § 2247. Sale of samples of pure sugars
  98. § 2247a. Farm or food products; sale of samples, practical forms, etc.
  99. § 2248. Statistics relating to turpentine and rosin
  100. § 2249. Amount and character of cooperation
  101. § 2250. Construction and repair of buildings and public improvements
  102. § 2250a. Erection of buildings and other structures on non-Federal lands; duration of use of such lands; removal of structures after termination of use; availability of funds for expenses of acquiring long-term leases or other agreements
  103. § 2250b. Nonrecurring expenses fund
  104. § 2251. Reimbursement of Production and Marketing Administration appropriations for expenses of maintaining registers of indebtedness and making set-offs
  105. § 2252. Reimbursement of Production and Marketing Administration appropriations for costs of procuring agricultural commodities for nongovernmental agencies or foreign governments
  106. § 2253. Adjustment by Secretary of titles to lands acquired by Government and subject to his control
  107. § 2254. Operation, maintenance and purchase of aircraft by Agricultural Research Service; construction and repair of buildings
  108. § 2254a. Availability of funds appropriated for Agricultural Research Service for research related to tobacco or tobacco products
  109. § 2254b. Availability of funds appropriated for Agricultural Research Service for research related to tobacco or tobacco products; exception
  110. § 2255. Membership in International Wheat Advisory Committee, International Sugar Council, etc.
  111. § 2255a. Financial assistance to national and international conferences
  112. § 2255b. Department of Agriculture conference transparency
  113. § 2256. Inspections, analyses, and tests for other Government departments and agencies; reimbursement
  114. § 2257. Interchangeability of funds for miscellaneous expenses and general expenses
  115. § 2258. Purchase of newspapers
  116. § 2259. Market-inspection certificates as prima facie evidence
  117. §§ 2260, 2260a. Repealed. Pub. L. 107–171, title X, § 10418(a)(3), (4), May 13, 2002, 116 Stat. 507
  118. § 2261. Credit of donations and proceeds from exhibitions to appropriations concerned with foreign market development programs
  119. § 2262. Employee liability insurance on motor vehicles in foreign countries
  120. § 2262a. Overseas tort claims
  121. § 2263. Transfer of funds
  122. § 2264. National Agricultural Library; acceptance of gifts, bequests, or devises; conditional gifts
  123. § 2265. Deposit of money accepted for benefit of National Agricultural Library; disbursement
  124. § 2266. Congressional reaffirmation of policy to foster and encourage family farms
  125. § 2266a. Century Farms program
  126. § 2266b. Eligibility for operators on heirs property land to obtain a farm number
  127. § 2267. Repealed. Pub. L. 100–387, title I, § 101(b)(1), Aug. 11, 1988, 102 Stat. 931
  128. § 2268. Public lands; relinquishment
  129. § 2268a. Acquisition of land; options
  130. § 2269. Gifts of property; acceptance and administration by Secretary of Agriculture; Federal tax law consideration; separate fund in Treasury; regulations
  131. § 2270. Authority of Office of Inspector General
  132. § 2270a. Office of Inspector General; transfer of forfeiture funds for law enforcement activities
  133. § 2270b. Department of Agriculture Inspector General investigation of Forest Service firefighter deaths
  134. § 2270c. Submission of results
  135. § 2271. Marketing education programs for small and medium size family farm operations
  136. § 2271a. Advanced marketing training for farmers and ranchers
  137. § 2272. Volunteers for Department of Agriculture programs
  138. § 2272a. Funds for incidental expenses and promotional items relating to volunteers
  139. § 2273. Local search and rescue operations
  140. § 2274. Firearm authority of employees engaged in animal quarantine enforcement
  141. § 2274a. Firearm authority of employees conducting field work in remote locations
  142. § 2275. Repealed. Pub. L. 101–624, title XV, § 1572(3), Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 3702
  143. § 2276. Confidentiality of information
  144. § 2277. Contracts by Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service for services to be performed abroad
  145. § 2278. Consistency with international obligations of United States
  146. § 2279. Farming opportunities training and outreach
  147. § 2279–1. Transparency and accountability for socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers
  148. § 2279–2. Report of civil rights complaints, resolutions, and actions
  149. § 2279a. Fair and equitable treatment of socially disadvantaged producers
  150. § 2279b. Department of Agriculture educational, training, and professional development activities
  151. § 2279c. Student internship programs
  152. § 2279d. Compensatory damages in claims under Rehabilitation Act of 1973
  153. § 2279e. Civil penalty
  154. § 2279f. Subpoena authority
  155. § 2279g. Marketing services; cooperative agreements
  156. § 2279h. Cross-servicing activities of National Finance Center
  157. § 2279i. Cooperation with State and other agencies; expenditures
  158. § 2279j. Conversion authority
  159. § 2279k. Authorization of protection operations for the Secretary of Agriculture and others