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PUBLIC LAW 95-000—MMMM. DD, 1977

91 STAT. 1002

PUBLIC LAW 95-113—SEPT. 29, 1977 DEFINITIONS

7 USC 3192.

SEC. 1430. When used in this subtitle— (1) the term "eligible institution" means any college or university having an accredited college of veterinary medicine or a department of veterinary science or animal pathology, or a similar unit conducting animal health and disease research in a State agricultural experiment station; (2) the term "dean" means the dean of a college or university which qualifies as an eligible institution; (3) the term "director" means the director of a State agricultural experiment station which qualifies as an eligible institution; (4) the term "Board" means the Animal Health Science Research Advisory Board; and (5) the term "animal health research capacity" means the capacity of an eligible institution to conduct animal health and disease research, as determined by the Secretary. AUTHORIZATION TO THE SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE

7 USC 3193.

SEC. 1431. In order to carry out the purpose of this subtitle, the Secretary is hereby authorized to cooperate with, encourage, and assist the States in carrying out programs of animal health and disease research at eligible institutions in the manner hereinafter described in this subtitle. ANIMAL H E A L T H SCIENCE RESEARCH ADVISORY BOARD

Establishment; membership. 7 USC 3194.

Travel expenses.

SEC. 1432. (a) The Secretary shall establish a board to be known as the Animal Health Science Research Advisory Board which shall have a term of five years, and which shall be composed of the following eleven members— (1) a representative of the Agricultural Research Service of the Department of Agriculture, (2) a representative of the Cooperative State Research Service of the Depatment of Agriculture, (3) a representative of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service of the Department of Agriculture, (4) a representative of the Bureau of Veterinary Medicine of the Food and Drug Administration of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, and (5) seven members appointed by the Secretary— (A) two persons representing accredited colleges of veterinary medicine, (B) two persons representing State agricultural experiment stations, and (C) three persons representing national livestock and poultry organizations. The members shall serve without compensation, if not otherwise officers or employees of the United States, except that they shall, while away from their homes or regular places of business in the performance of services for the Board, be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, in the same manner as persons employed intermittently in the Government service are allowed expenses under sections 5701 through 5707 of title 5 of the United States Code. (b) The Board shall meet at the call of the Secretary, but at least once annually, to consult with and advise the Secretary with respect