7 USC 9001: Definition of Secretary of Agriculture
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7 USC 9001: Definition of Secretary of Agriculture Text contains those laws in effect on March 4, 2024
From Title 7-AGRICULTURECHAPTER 115-AGRICULTURAL COMMODITY POLICY AND PROGRAMS

§9001. Definition of Secretary of Agriculture

In this Act, the term "Secretary" means the Secretary of Agriculture.

( Pub. L. 113–79, §2, Feb. 7, 2014, 128 Stat. 658 .)


Editorial Notes

References in Text

This Act, referred to in text, is Pub. L. 113–79, Feb. 7, 2014, 128 Stat. 649 , known as the Agricultural Act of 2014. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out below and Tables.

Codification

This section was not enacted as part of title I of Pub. L. 113–79 which comprises this chapter.


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Short Title of 2018 Amendment

Pub. L. 115–334, §1(a), Dec. 20, 2018, 132 Stat. 4490 , provided that: "This Act [see Tables for classification] may be cited as the 'Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018'."

Pub. L. 115–123, div. F, Feb. 9, 2018, 132 Stat. 312 , provided that: "This division [amending sections 1508b, 1516, 1523, 9011, 9013 to 9016, 9032, 9051, 9052, and 9054 to 9057 of this title and sections 3839aa–2 and 3841 of Title 16, Conservation, and enacting provisions set out as notes under sections 9011 and 9051 of this title] may be cited as the 'Improvements to Agriculture Programs Act of 2018'."

Short Title

Pub. L. 113–79, §1(a), Feb. 7, 2014, 128 Stat. 649 , provided that: "This Act [see Tables for classification] may be cited as the 'Agricultural Act of 2014'."

Extension of Agricultural Programs

Pub. L. 118–22, div. B, title I, §102(a)–(c)(1), (d)(9), (e), (g), Nov. 17, 2023, 137 Stat. 114 , 115, 119, provided that:

"(a) Extension.-Except as otherwise provided in this section [amending sections 940c–2, 1627a, 1736f–1, 3222a, 5925c, 5925g, 5939, 6522, 6523, 7507, 8102, 8105, 8110, 8772, 9016, 9055, and 9059 of this title and sections 3839bb–2 and 3839bb–5 of Title 16, Conservation, enacting this note and provisions set out as notes under sections 9057 and 9092 of this title, and amending provisions set out as notes under sections 2101, 7101, 7632, and 8351 of this title] and the amendments made by this section, notwithstanding any other provision of law, the authorities (including any limitations on the authorities) provided by each provision of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (Public Law 115–334; 132 Stat. 4490) [see Tables for classification] and each provision of law amended by that Act (and for mandatory programs at such funding levels), as in effect on September 30, 2023, shall continue, and the authorities shall be carried out, until the later of-

"(1) September 30, 2024; or

"(2) the date specified in the provision of that Act or the provision of law amended by that Act.

"(b) Discretionary Programs.-Programs carried out using the authorities described in subsection (a) that are funded by discretionary appropriations (as defined in section 250(c) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (2 U.S.C. 900(c))) shall be subject to the availability of appropriations.

"(c) Commodity Programs.-

"(1) In general.-The provisions of law applicable to a covered commodity (as defined in section 1111 of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (7 U.S.C. 9011)), a loan commodity (as defined in section 1201 of that Act (7 U.S.C. 9031)), sugarcane, or sugar beets for the 2023 crop year pursuant to title I of that Act (7 U.S.C. 9011 et seq.) and each amendment made by subtitle C [§1301] of title I of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (Public Law 115–334; 132 Stat. 4511) [amending sections 1359bb, 1359ll, and 7272 of this title] shall be applicable to the 2024 crop year for that covered commodity, loan commodity, sugarcane, or sugar beets.

"(d) Other Programs.-

"(9) Exceptions.-Subsection (a) shall not apply with respect to mandatory funding under the following provisions of law:

"(A) Section 1614(c)(4) of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (7 U.S.C. 9097(c)(4)).

"(B) Subparagraphs (A) and (B) of section 1241(a)(1) of the Food Security Act of 1985 (16 U.S.C. 3841(a)(1)).

"(e) Reports.-

"(1) In general.-Subject to paragraph (2), any requirement under a provision of law described in subsection (a) to submit a report on a recurring basis, and the final report under which was required to be submitted during fiscal year 2023, shall continue, and the requirement shall be carried out, on the same recurring basis, until the later of the dates specified in paragraphs (1) and (2) of that subsection.

"(2) Appropriations required.-If discretionary appropriations (as defined in section 250(c) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (2 U.S.C. 900(c))) are required to carry out a reporting requirement described in paragraph (1), the application of that paragraph to that reporting requirement shall be subject to the availability of appropriations.

"(g) Effective Date.-This section and the amendments made by this section (except subsection (f) [not classified to the Code] and the amendments made by subparagraphs (A) and (C) of subsection (d)(5) [amending sections 3222a and 5939 of this title]) shall be applied and administered as if this section and those amendments had been enacted on September 30, 2023."

Definition of "Secretary"

Pub. L. 115–334, §2, Dec. 20, 2018, 132 Stat. 4500 , provided that: "In this Act [see Tables for classification], the term 'Secretary' means the Secretary of Agriculture."