FOOD & AG RESEARCH-FUNDS-C-FAR
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Food and Agriculture Research Act to provide that to
offset the costs of C-FAR membership, the Department of Agriculture
may retain 0.03% of the total appropriation for the purposes of this
Act. Provides that members shall serve without compensation but shall
be reimbursed for ordinary and necessary expenses.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that to offset the cost of members of C-FAR incurred
while performing their duties as official group representatives
(instead of while performing their duties as members), up to 1% of the
funds appropriated for the purposes of the Food and Agriculture
Research Act may be allocated by the Department of Agriculture to
cover these expenses (instead of the Department retaining 0.03% of the
total appropriation for the purposes of the Act to offset the cost).
Provides that members shall be reimbursed for ordinary and necessary
expenses incurred in the performance of their duties (instead of the
Department reimbursing the members for any ordinary and necessary
expenses incurred in the performance of their duties as members).
FISCAL NOTE (Dpt. Agriculture)
Any administrative costs will be covered by amounts authorized
to be retained from the Dpt. appopriation for administration.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0094
Last action date: 97-07-11
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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