S 580

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 580

To amend the Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act of 1978 to require the appointment of a member of the Science Advisory Board based on the recommendation of the Secretary of Agriculture.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 15, 2011

Ms. KLOBUCHAR (for herself, Mr. LUGAR, and Mr. NELSON of Nebraska) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works


A BILL

To amend the Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act of 1978 to require the appointment of a member of the Science Advisory Board based on the recommendation of the Secretary of Agriculture.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the `Representation for Farmers Act'.

SEC. 2. SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD.

    Section 8(b) of the Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act of 1978 (42 U.S.C. 4365(b)) is amended in the first sentence by inserting `and not more than 3 of whom shall be appointed based on the recommendation of the Secretary of Agriculture,' after `Chairman,'.

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