§ 2281 Congressional declaration of purpose
§ 2282 Definitions
§ 2283 Membership on advisory committees
§ 2285 Budget prohibitions
§ 2286 Termination of committees

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 7 > Chapter 55A

  • 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. See 7 USC 1445k
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • area: includes any Indian reservation (as defined in section 1985(e)(1)(D)(ii) 2 of this title). See 7 USC 1471
  • association: when used in reference to a corporation, shall be deemed to embrace the words "successors and assigns of such company or association" in like manner as if these last-named words, or words of similar import, were expressed. See 5 USC 2905
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • county: includes a parish, or any other equivalent subdivision of a State or Territory of the United States. See 5 USC 2902
  • Department of Agriculture: means the United States Department of Agriculture. See 7 USC 1445k
  • individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See 5 USC 2952
  • livestock: means cattle, elk, reindeer, bison, horses, deer, sheep, goats, swine, poultry (including egg-producing poultry), llamas, alpacas, live fish, crawfish, and other animals that--

    (A) are part of a foundation herd (including producing dairy cattle) or offspring. See 7 USC 1471

  • livestock producer: means --

    (A) a person that is actively engaged in farming and that receives a substantial amount of total income from the production of grain or livestock, as determined by the Secretary, that is--

    (i) an established producer or husbander of livestock or a dairy producer who is a citizen of, or legal resident alien in, the United States. See 7 USC 1471

  • officer: includes any person authorized by law to perform the duties of the office. See 5 USC 2901
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Agriculture of the United States. See 7 USC 1445k
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.