Text: H.R.2436 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/16/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2436


To amend the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 to reauthorize the organic agriculture research and extension initiative.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 16, 2017

Ms. Pingree (for herself, Mr. Newhouse, and Mr. Panetta) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture


A BILL

To amend the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 to reauthorize the organic agriculture research and extension initiative.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Organic Agriculture Research Act of 2017”.

SEC. 2. Organic agriculture research and extension initiative reauthorized.

Section 1672B(e) of the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 (7 U.S.C. 5925b(e)) is amended—

(1) in paragraph (1)—

(A) in subparagraph (B), by striking “2012” and inserting “2018”; and

(B) by amending subparagraph (C) to read as follows:

“(C) $50,000,000 for each fiscal year thereafter.”; and

(2) in paragraph (2), by striking “2018” and inserting “2023”.


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