H.R.5066 - State Assistance for Tropical Floriculture Research Act of 2018115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gabbard, Tulsi [D-HI-2] (Introduced 02/16/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/08/2018 Referred to the Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5066 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
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.