H.R.1563 - National Food and Agricultural Science Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gutknecht, Gil [R-MN-1] (Introduced 04/12/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Science; Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/25/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation, Credit, Rural Development and Research. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1563 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/12/2005)
National Food and Agricultural Science Act of 2005 - Establishes: (1) in the National Science Foundation (NSF) a Division of Food and Agricultural Science, which shall be administered by a Director of Food and Agricultural Science; and (2) a Standing Council of Advisors.
States that the Division's sole function shall be to award grants to promote complementary, fundamental agricultural research to: (1) individual scientists; (2) single and multi-institutional research centers; and (3) private and public sector entities, including the Department of Agriculture, the Foundation, or other Federal agencies.