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PUBLIC LAW 97-000—MMMM. DD, 1981

95 STAT. 1316

PUBLIC LAW 97-98—DEC. 22, 1981

connection with cooperative agreements between the Department of Agriculture and State cooperative institutions if the cooperative program or project involved is of mutual interest to all the parties and if all the parties contribute to the cooperative agreement involved.". (b) The table of contents of the Food and Agriculture Act of 1977 is amended by inserting immediately after the item relating to section 1470 the following new items: "Sec. 1471. Program evaluation studies. "Sec. 1472. General authority to enter into contracts, grants, and cooperative agreements. "Sec. 1473. Restriction on treatment of indirect costs and tuition remission.". AQUACULTURE AND RANGELAND RESEARCH

SEC. 1440(a). The National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 3101 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subtitles L and M: "Subtitle L—Aquaculture "PURPOSE

7 USC 3321. Infra94 Stat. 1198.

"SEC. 1474. It is the purpose of this subtitle to promote research and extension activities of the institutions hereinafter referred to in section 14750)), and to coordinate their efforts as an integral part in the implementation of the National Aquaculture Act of 1980 (16 U.S.C. 2801 et seq.) by encouraging landowners, individuals, and commercial institutions to develop aquaculture production and facilities and sound aquacultural practices that will, through research and technology transfer programs, provide for the increased production and marketing of aquaculturalroodproducts. "AQUACULTURE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

7 USC 3322.

"SEC. 1475. (a) The Secretary may develop and implement a cooperative research and extension program to encourage the development, management, and production of important aquatic food species within the several States and territories of the United States, in accordance with the national aquaculture development plan, and revisions thereto, developed under the National Aquaculture Act of 1980. "(b) The Secretary may make grants to— "(1) land-grant colleges and universities; "(2) State agricultural experiment stations; and "(3) colleges, universities, and Federal laboratories having a demonstrable capacity to conduct aquacultural research, as determined by the Secretary; for research and extension to facilitate or expand promising advances in the production and marketing of aquacultural food species and producte. Except in the case of Federal laboratories, no grant may be made under this subsection unless the State in which the grant recipient is located makes a matching grant to such recipient equal to the amount of the grant to be made under this subsection, and unless the grant is in implementation of the national aquaculture development plan, and revisions thereto, developed under the National Aquaculture Act of 1980.