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Reported to Senate without amendment (07/18/2001)

Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2002 - Title I: Agricultural Programs - Appropriates funds for FY 2002 for the following Department of Agriculture programs and services: (1) Office of the Secretary of Agriculture (Secretary); (2) executive operations; (3) Office of the Chief Information Officer; (4) Office of the Chief Financial Officer; (5) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration; (6) agriculture buildings and facilities and rental payments; (7) hazardous materials management; (8) departmental administration; (9) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Congressional Relations; (10) Office of Communications; (11) Office of the Inspector General; (12) Office of the General Counsel; (13) Office of the Under Secretary for Research, Education, and Economics; (14) Economic Research Service; (15) National Agricultural Statistics Service; (16) Agricultural Research Service; (17) Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service; (18) Office of the Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs; (19) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service; (20) Agricultural Marketing Service; (21) Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration; (22) Office of the Under Secretary for Food Safety; (23) Food Safety and Inspection Service; (24) Office of the Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services; (25) Farm Service Agency; (26) Risk Management Agency; (27) Federal Crop Insurance Corporation Fund; and (28) Commodity Credit Corporation Fund.

Title II: Conservation Programs - Appropriates funds for the: (1) Office of the Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment; and (2) Natural Resources Conservation Service.

Title III: Rural Development Programs - Appropriates funds for the following: (1) Office of the Under Secretary for Rural Development; (2) Rural Housing Service; (3) Rural Business-Cooperative Service; and (4) Rural Utilities Service.

Title IV: Domestic Food Programs - Appropriates funds for the following: (1) Office of the Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services; and (2) Food and Nutrition Service.

Title V: Foreign Assistance and Related Programs - Appropriates funds for the following: (1) Foreign Agricultural Service; (2) Public Law 480 program account, title I ocean freight differential grants, and title II grants; and (3) Commodity Credit Corporation export loans program account.

Title VI: Related Agencies and Food and Drug Administration- Appropriates funds for the following: (1) Food and Drug Administration; (2) Commodity Futures Trading Commission; and (3) Farm Credit Administration.

Title VII: General Provisions - Specifies certain uses and limits on or prohibitions against the use of funds appropriated by this Act.

(Sec. 723) Prohibits funds under this Act from being used to pay the salaries of personnel to carry out a conservation farm option program, as authorized by the Food Security Act of 1985.

(Sec. 724) Prohibits Food and Drug Administration (FDA) fund use to close or relocate the FDA Division of Drug Analysis, St. Louis, Missouri, outside the city or county limits of St. Louis, Missouri.

(Sec. 725) Prohibits FDA fund use to reduce the FDA District Office in Detroit, Michigan, below specified staffing levels. Stipulates that such provision shall not apply to FDA field laboratory facilities in Detroit, except that such personnel shall be assigned to Detroit-vicinity facilities.

(Sec. 728) Prohibits fund use to relocate a State Rural Development office unless cost and operation effective.

(Sec. 729) Obligates specified amounts of agricultural commodities to assist foreign countries mitigate the effects of HIV and AIDS.

(Sec. 730) Makes additional appropriations for Bill Emerson and Mickey Leland Hunger Fellowships.

(Sec. 735) Makes Saint Joseph, Missouri, eligible for certain rural development mission area assistance.

(Sec. 736) Amends the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to extend private organization eligibility under the child and adult care food program.

(Sec. 737) Directs the Natural Resources Conservation Service to provide specified financial assistance: (1) to the Mallard Pointe project, Madison County, Mississippi; and (2) for a wetlands restoration and water conservation project in the vicinity of Jamestown, Rhode Island.

(Sec. 738) Directs the Secretary, in cooperation with the State of Illinois, to carry out a soil, water, wetlands, and wildlife conservation pilot program in the Illinois River Basin.

(Sec. 740) Authorizes specified rural business and cooperative development funds to be made available if Department of Energy matching funds are made available by a certain date.