§ 3351 Special authorization for biosecurity planning and response
§ 3352 Agriculture research facility expansion and security upgrades
§ 3353 Agricultural biosecurity
§ 3354 Agricultural bioterrorism research and development

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 7 > Chapter 64 > Subchapter XIII

  • agricultural research: means research in the food and agricultural sciences. See 10 USC 7482
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • 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 19 USC 2295
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • extension: means the informal education programs conducted in the States in cooperation with the Department of Agriculture. See 10 USC 7482
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • food and agricultural sciences: means basic, applied, and developmental research, extension, and teaching activities in food and fiber, agricultural, renewable energy and natural resources, forestry, and physical and social sciences, including activities relating to the following:

    (A) Animal health, production, and well-being. See 10 USC 7482

  • individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See 19 USC 2297
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • officer: includes any person authorized by law to perform the duties of the office. See 19 USC 2291
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Agriculture of the United States. See 10 USC 7482
  • State: means --

    (A) a State. See 10 USC 7482

  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • writing: includes printing and typewriting and reproductions of visual symbols by photographing, multigraphing, mimeographing, manifolding, or otherwise. See 19 USC 2291