US (United States) Code. Title 7. Chapter 55A: Department of Agriculture Advisory Committees

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7 USC CHAPTER 55A - DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ADVISORY

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CHAPTER 55A - DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ADVISORY COMMITTEES

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2281. Congressional declaration of purpose.

2282. Definitions.

2283. Membership on advisory committees.

(a) Simultaneous service.

(b) Service by more than one officer or employee of

corporation or non-Federal entity.

(c) Maximum length.

2284. Repealed.

2285. Budget prohibitions.

2286. Termination of committees.

2287 to 2289. Omitted.

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CHAPTER REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This chapter is referred to in sections 390c, 450i, 3124a, 3129a,

3152, 3196 of this title; title 19 section 2155; title 21 section

679a.

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7 USC Sec. 2281 01/06/03

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Sec. 2281. Congressional declaration of purpose

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The purposes of this chapter are to -

(1) require strict financial and program accounting by advisory

committees of the Department of Agriculture;

(2) assure balance and objectivity in the membership of such

advisory committees; and

(3) prevent the formation or continuation of unnecessary

advisory committees by the Department of Agriculture.

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(Pub. L. 95-113, title XVIII, Sec. 1801, Sept. 29, 1977, 91 Stat.

1041; Pub. L. 97-98, title XI, Sec. 1116(a), Dec. 22, 1981, 95

Stat. 1270.)

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AMENDMENTS

1981 - Pub. L. 97-98 reenacted section without change.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1981 AMENDMENT

Amendment by Pub. L. 97-98 effective Dec. 22, 1981, see section

1801 of Pub. L. 97-98, set out as an Effective Date note under

section 4301 of this title.

EFFECTIVE DATE

Chapter effective Oct. 1, 1977, see section 1901 of Pub. L.

95-113, set out as an Effective Date of 1977 Amendment note under

section 1307 of this title.

SOYBEAN RESEARCH ADVISORY INSTITUTE; ESTABLISHMENT, COMPOSITION,

ETC.

Section 1446 of Pub. L. 97-98 provided for the establishment of a

Soybean Research Advisory Institute for the purpose of preparing

and submitting to Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and

Forestry and House Committee on Agriculture, not later than Mar. 1,

1983, a comprehensive report, with appropriate recommendations, on

the findings of the Institute regarding research on soybean

production and utilization, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 99-198,

title XIV, Sec. 1434, Dec. 23, 1985, 99 Stat. 1557.

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7 USC Sec. 2282 01/06/03

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Sec. 2282. Definitions

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When used in this chapter -

(1) the term ''Secretary'' means the Secretary of Agriculture

of the United States;

(2) the term ''Department of Agriculture'' means the United

States Department of Agriculture; and

(3) the term ''advisory committee'' means any committee, board,

commission, council, conference, panel, task force, or other

similar group, or any subcommittee or other subgroup thereof that

is established or utilized by the Department of Agriculture in

the interest of obtaining advice or recommendations for the

President or the Department of Agriculture, except that such term

excludes any committee which (A) is composed wholly of full-time

officers or employees of the Federal Government, (B) is

established by statute or reorganization plan, or (C) is

established by the President.

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(Pub. L. 95-113, title XVIII, Sec. 1802, Sept. 29, 1977, 91 Stat.

1041; Pub. L. 97-98, title XI, Sec. 1116(a), Dec. 22, 1981, 95

Stat. 1270.)

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AMENDMENTS

1981 - Pub. L. 97-98 reenacted section without change.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1981 AMENDMENT

Amendment by Pub. L. 97-98 effective Dec. 22, 1981, see section

1801 of Pub. L. 97-98, set out as an Effective Date note under

section 4301 of this title.

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7 USC Sec. 2283 01/06/03

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Sec. 2283. Membership on advisory committees

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(a) Simultaneous service

No person other than an officer or employee of the Department of

Agriculture may serve simultaneously on more than one advisory

committee, unless authorized by the Secretary.

(b) Service by more than one officer or employee of corporation or

non-Federal entity

Not more than one officer or employee of any corporation or other

non-Federal entity, including all subsidiaries and affiliates

thereof, may serve on the same advisory committee at any one time,

unless authorized by the Secretary.

(c) Maximum length

No person other than an officer or employee of the Department of

Agriculture may serve for more than six consecutive years on an

advisory committee, unless authorized by the Secretary.

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(Pub. L. 95-113, title XVIII, Sec. 1803, Sept. 29, 1977, 91 Stat.

1041; Pub. L. 97-98, title XI, Sec. 1116(a), Dec. 22, 1981, 95

Stat. 1270.)

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AMENDMENTS

1981 - Pub. L. 97-98 substituted provision relating to membership

on advisory committees for provision relating to establishment of

advisory committees.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1981 AMENDMENT

Amendment by Pub. L. 97-98 effective Dec. 22, 1981, see section

1801 of Pub. L. 97-98, set out as an Effective Date note under

section 4301 of this title.

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7 USC Sec. 2284 01/06/03

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Sec. 2284. Repealed. Pub. L. 105-362, title I, Sec. 101(c), Nov.

10, 1998, 112 Stat. 3281

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Section, Pub. L. 95-113, title XVIII, Sec. 1804, Sept. 29, 1977,

91 Stat. 1041; Pub. L. 97-98, title XI, Sec. 1116(a), Dec. 22,

1981, 95 Stat. 1270, required annual reports to Congress.

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7 USC Sec. 2285 01/06/03

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Sec. 2285. Budget prohibitions

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No advisory committee may expend funds in excess of its estimated

annual operating costs by more than 10 per centum or $500,

whichever is greater, until it provides the Secretary with an

explanation of the need for the additional expenditure and the

Secretary approves such additional expenditure.

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(Pub. L. 95-113, title XVIII, Sec. 1805, Sept. 29, 1977, 91 Stat.

1042; Pub. L. 97-98, title XI, Sec. 1116(a), Dec. 22, 1981, 95

Stat. 1271.)

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EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1981 AMENDMENT

Amendment by Pub. L. 97-98 effective Dec. 22, 1981, see section

1801 of Pub. L. 97-98, set out as an Effective Date note under

section 4301 of this title.

AMENDMENTS

1981 - Pub. L. 97-98 substituted provision relating to budget

prohibitions for provision relating to membership on advisory

committees. See section 2283 of this title.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 2286 of this title.

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7 USC Sec. 2286 01/06/03

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Sec. 2286. Termination of committees

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The Secretary shall terminate any advisory committee upon a

finding that any such advisory committee -

(1) has expended funds in excess of its estimated annual

operating costs by more than 10 per centum or $500, whichever is

greater, without the prior approval of the Secretary pursuant to

the provisions of section 2285 of this title;

(2) has failed to file all reports required under the

provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act or this chapter;

(3) has failed to meet for two consecutive years;

(4) is responsible for functions that otherwise would be or

should be performed by Federal employees; or

(5) does not serve or has ceased to serve an essential public

function.

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(Pub. L. 95-113, title XVIII, Sec. 1806, Sept. 29, 1977, 91 Stat.

1042; Pub. L. 97-98, title XI, Sec. 1116(a), Dec. 22, 1981, 95

Stat. 1271.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

The Federal Advisory Committee Act, referred to in par. (2), is

Pub. L. 92-463, Oct. 6, 1972, 86 Stat. 770, as amended, which is

set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and

Employees.

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AMENDMENTS

1981 - Pub. L. 97-98 substituted provision relating to

termination of advisory committees for provision relating to

advisory committee charter requirements.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1981 AMENDMENT

Amendment by Pub. L. 97-98 effective Dec. 22, 1981, see section

1801 of Pub. L. 97-98, set out as an Effective Date note under

section 4301 of this title.

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7 USC Sec. 2287 to 2289 01/06/03

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Sec. 2287 to 2289. Omitted

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Sections 2287 to 2289 of this title were omitted in the general

amendment of this chapter by Pub. L. 97-98, title XI, Sec. 1116(a),

Dec. 22, 1981, 95 Stat. 1270.

Section 2287, Pub. L. 95-113, title XVIII, Sec. 1807, Sept. 29,

1977, 91 Stat. 1043, related to transmission of an annual report.

See section 2284 of this title.

Section 2288, Pub. L. 95-113, title XVIII, Sec. 1808, Sept. 29,

1977, 91 Stat. 1044, related to budget prohibitions. See section

2285 of this title.

Section 2289, Pub. L. 95-113, title XVIII, Sec. 1809, Sept. 29,

1977, 91 Stat. 1044, related to termination of advisory

committees. See section 2286 of this title.

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