Summary: H.R.5066 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/16/2018)

State Assistance for Tropical Floriculture Research Act of 2018

This bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish and carry out a program to make grants, on a competitive basis, to state departments of agriculture for the research and development of disease resistant varieties of tropical flowers.

A grant awarded under the program must be at least $250,000 for a fiscal year. A state department of agriculture that receives a grant must conduct and submit to USDA an audit regarding the use of the grant funds.