The purposes of this chapter are to—
(1) require strict financial and program accounting by advisory committees of the Department of Agriculture;
(2) assure balance and objectivity in the membership of such advisory committees; and
(3) prevent the formation or continuation of unnecessary advisory committees by the Department of Agriculture.
1981—Pub. L. 97–98 reenacted section without change.
Effective Date of 1981 Amendment
Soybean Research Advisory Institute
Pub. L. 97–98, title XIV, §1446, Dec. 22, 1981, 95 Stat. 1327, provided for the establishment of a Soybean Research Advisory Institute for the purpose of preparing and submitting to Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry and House Committee on Agriculture, not later than Mar. 1, 1983, a comprehensive report, with appropriate recommendations, on the findings of the Institute regarding research on soybean production and utilization, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 99–198, title XIV, §1434, Dec. 23, 1985, 99 Stat. 1557.