SB 0593 Creates the Interstate Agri-market Development Center at the University of Missouri-Columbia
LR Number:2110S.05C Fiscal Note:2110-05
Committee:Interstate Cooperation
Last Action:05/18/01 - S Inf Calendar S Bills for Perfection Journal page:
Title:SCS SB 593
Effective Date:August 28, 2001
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Current Bill Summary

SCS/SB 593 - This act would create the Interstate Agri- market Development Center which will be under the direction and control of the Curators of the University of Missouri and will be centered on the Columbia campus. The Director of the Center will be appointed by the President of the University and approved by the Curators. An advisory board is created to provide direction and oversight to the Center. It will have 11 members with staggered four year terms. The Director is given authority to cooperate and collaborate with other entities and agencies to carry out the functions of the Center. The Center will acquire, archive, process and disseminate information to producers through the Internet.

The provisions of the act will terminate on August 28, 2002, if the Interstate Agri-market Development Center does not receive federal matching funds by that date.