Summary: H.R.2398 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2398. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (05/21/2007)

Creating Research Extension and Teaching Excellence for the 21st Century Act of 2007 or CREATE-21 Act of 2007 - Establishes the National Institutes for Food and Agriculture, which shall be located in Washington, DC. Transfers specified authorities of the Department of Agriculture and other authorities to the Institutes.

Sets forth organizational and funding provisions.

Amends the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 to repeal authority for the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board.

Eliminates specified funding provisions respecting agricultural research at 1890 land-grant colleges.

Extends and revises specified agricultural programs, including research, extension, and education programs.

Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to establish the Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program to provide fellowships for scientific training in the United States to individuals from eligible countries who specialize in agricultural education and research and extension.