On and after December 8, 2004, the Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to permit employees of the United States Department of Agriculture to carry and use firearms for personal protection while conducting field work in remote locations in the performance of their official duties.
PRIOR PROVISIONS Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in the following prior appropriation acts: Pub.L. 108–199, div. A, title VII, §745, Jan. 23, 2004, 118 Stat. 37. Pub.L. 108–7, div. A, title VII, §753, Feb. 20, 2003, 117 Stat. 45.
7 U.S.C. § 2274a (2018)