Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 112 Part 1.djvu/571

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PUBLIC LAW 105-185-JUNE 23, 1998 112 STAT. 545 "(2) to more effectively link the activities of domestic and international agricultural researchers, particularly researchers of the -Agricultural Research Service.". (d) FULL PAYMENT OF FUNDS MADE AVAILABLE FOR CERTAIN BiNATiONAL PROJECTS.— Section 1458 of the National Agricultural Resesirch, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 3291) is amended by inserting after subsection (d) (as added by subsection (c) of this section) the following: "(e) FULL PAYMENT OF FUNDS MADE AVAILABLE FOR CERTAIN BiNATiONAL PROJECTS. —Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the full amount of any funds appropriated or otherwise made available to carry out cooperative projects under the arrangement entered into between the Secretary and the Government of Israel to support the Israel-United States Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund shall be paid directly to the Fund. ". (e) SUBTITLE HEADING.— Subtitle I of title XIV of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 3291 et seq.) is amended by striking the subtitle heading and inserting the following: "Subtitle I—International Research, Extension, and Teaching". SEC. 228. UNITED STATES-MEXICO JOINT AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH. Subtitle I of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 is amended by inserting after section 1458 (7 U.S.C. 3291) the following: "SEC. 1459. UNITED STATES-MEXICO JOINT AGRICULTURAL 7 USC 3292a. RESEARCH. "(a) RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM.— The Secretary may provide for an agricultural research and development program with the United States/Mexico Foundation for Science. The program shall focus on binational problems facing agricultural producers and consumers in the 2 countries, in particular pressing problems in the areas of food scifety, plant and animal pest control, and the natural resources base on which agriculture depends. "(b) ADMINISTRATION.—Grants under the research and development program shall be awarded competitively through the Foundation. "(c) MATCHING REQUIREMENTS.— The provision of funds to the Foundation by the United States Government shall be subject to the condition that the Government of Mexico match, on at least a doUar-for-doUar basis, any funds provided by the United States Government. "(d) LIMITATION ON USE OF FUNDS. — Funds provided under this section may not be used for the planning, repair, rehabilitation, acquisition, or construction of a building or facility.". SEC. 229. COMPETITIVE GRANTS FOR INTERNATIONAL AGRICUL- TURAL SCIENCE AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS. Subtitle I of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 3291 et seq.) is amended by inserting after section 1459 (as added by section 228) the following: