US SB1637 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-0)
Status: Introduced on May 23 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-05-23 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
Pending: Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Agriculture Research Integrity Act of 2019 This bill reaffirms that the Agricultural Research Service, the Economic Research Service, the National Agricultural Statistics Service, the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, and any successor agencies must be (1) within the research, education, and economics mission area of the Department of Agriculture (USDA); and (2) administered by the USDA Under Secretary for Research, Education, and Economics. The headquarters and the majority of the staff of the Economic Research Service and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture must be located within the National Capital Region.

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Title

Agriculture Research Integrity Act of 2019

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-05-23SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

Same As/Similar To

HB1221 (Related) 2019-03-07 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research.

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