Summary: S.2638 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (05/08/1984)

Gypsy Moth Control Act of 1984 - Amends the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Research Act of 1978 to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a gypsy moth research program. Gives priority to the development of: (1) biological controls; and (2) appropriate technology for use on non-Federal public and private forest land. Authorizes FY 1985 through 1989 appropriations.

Amends the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978 to direct the Secretary to establish a gypsy moth control assistance program to encourage gypsy moth control on non-Federal lands.

Provides for Federal cost-sharing to aid States in: (1) conducting gypsy moth population surveys and; (2) eradication and control efforts, including the provision of technical assistance.

Authorizes FY 1985 through 1994 appropriations.