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[119 STAT. 2123]
[119 STAT. 2123]
PUBLIC LAW 109-000—MMMM. DD, 2005

PUBLIC LAW 109–97—NOV. 10, 2005

119 STAT. 2123

funded by this Act, including programs involving intergovernmental affairs and liaison within the executive branch, $3,821,000: Provided, That these funds may be transferred to agencies of the Department of Agriculture funded by this Act to maintain personnel at the agency level: Provided further, That no funds made available by this appropriation may be obligated after 30 days from the date of enactment of this Act, unless the Secretary has notified the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress on the allocation of these funds by USDA agency: Provided further, That no other funds appropriated to the Department by this Act shall be available to the Department for support of activities of congressional relations. OFFICE


Notification. Deadline.


For necessary expenses to carry out services relating to the coordination of programs involving public affairs, for the dissemination of agricultural information, and the coordination of information, work, and programs authorized by Congress in the Department, $9,509,000: Provided, That not to exceed $2,000,000 may be used for farmers’ bulletins. OFFICE



For necessary expenses of the Office of the Inspector General, including employment pursuant to the Inspector General Act of 1978, $80,336,000, including such sums as may be necessary for contracting and other arrangements with public agencies and private persons pursuant to section 6(a)(9) of the Inspector General Act of 1978, and including not to exceed $125,000 for certain confidential operational expenses, including the payment of informants, to be expended under the direction of the Inspector General pursuant to Public Law 95–452 and section 1337 of Public Law 97– 98. OFFICE



For necessary expenses of the Office of the General Counsel, $39,351,000. OFFICE




For necessary salaries and expenses of the Office of the Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics to administer the laws enacted by the Congress for the Economic Research Service, the National Agricultural Statistics Service, the Agricultural Research Service, and the Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, $598,000. ECONOMIC RESEARCH SERVICE For necessary expenses of the Economic Research Service in conducting economic research and analysis, $75,931,000: Provided, That none of the funds made available by this Act or any other Act may be used by the Department of Agriculture to publish, disseminate, or distribute, internally or externally, Agriculture Information Bulletin Number 787: Provided further, That of the

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