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Introduced in Senate (02/08/2018)


115th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 2404


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


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 8, 2018

Mr. Casey (for himself and Ms. Collins) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry


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 2018”.

SEC. 2. Organic agriculture research and extension initiative.

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” and inserting “2012 and 2014 through 2018;”; and

(B) by striking subparagraph (C) and inserting the following:

“(C) $30,000,000 for fiscal year 2019;

“(D) $35,000,000 for fiscal year 2020;

“(E) $40,000,000 for fiscal year 2021;

“(F) $45,000,000 for fiscal year 2022; and

“(G) $50,000,000 for fiscal year 2023.”; and

(2) in paragraph (2)—

(A) in the paragraph heading, by striking “2018” and inserting “2023”; and

(B) by striking “2018” and inserting “2023”.