Editorial Notes
References in Text

This chapter, referred to in subsec. (a), was in the original “this Act”, and was translated as reading “this title”, meaning title XIV of Pub. L. 95–113, Sept. 29, 1977, 91 Stat. 981, known as the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977, which is classified principally to this chapter, to reflect the probable intent of Congress. For complete classification of title XIV to the Code, see References in Text note set out under section 3102 of this title and Tables.


Pub. L. 110–234 and Pub. L. 110–246 made identical amendments to this section. The amendments by Pub. L. 110–234 were repealed by section 4(a) of Pub. L. 110–246.


2018—Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 115–334, § 7135(1), added par. (3).

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 115–334, § 7135(2)(A), inserted “and cooperative agreements” after “competitive grants” in introductory provisions.

Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 115–334, § 7135(2)(B), substituted “award competitive grants and cooperative agreements” for “make competitive grants”.

Subsec. (b)(5). Pub. L. 115–334, § 7135(2)(C), added par. (5).

2014—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 113–79 substituted “response—” for “response such sums as are necessary for each of fiscal years 2002 through 2012.” and added pars. (1) and (2).

2008—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 110–246, § 7142, substituted “2012” for “2007”.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 2008 Amendment

Amendment of this section and repeal of Pub. L. 110–234 by Pub. L. 110–246 effective May 22, 2008, the date of enactment of Pub. L. 110–234, see section 4 of Pub. L. 110–246, set out as an Effective Date note under section 8701 of this title.