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necessary to ensure compliance with the provisions of this Act and the regulations issued thereunder;
(4) make periodic onsite inspections of facilities and procedures used by those seeking certificates of compliance and by organizations designated to test or inspect equipment under this Act;
(5) require submission of reports by those seeking certificates of compliance and by organizations designated to test or inspect equipment under this Act;
(6) require maintenance of records by those seeking certificates of compliance and by organizations designated to test or inspect equipment under this Act, such records to be made available to the Secretary upon request;
(7) inform contracting parties, through the Secretary of State of the United States, of all general measures taken in connection with the implementation of the agreement; and
(8) take such other action as may be considered appropriate to implement the agreement and administer this Act.
DUTIES OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE Sec. 5.4 The Secretary of State, with the concurrence of the Secretary of Agriculture, may take such action as may be considered appropriate to assert and protect the rights of the United States under the agreement.
FEES FOR TESTING, INSPECTION OR CERTIFICATION Sec. 6.5 (a) Any organization designated by the Secretary of Agriculture to test or inspect equipment may establish reasonable fees to cover the costs of such testing or inspection. Such fees shall be payable directly to the organization by those seeking inspection or testing.
(b) The Secretary of Agriculture may, effective October 1, 1982, fix and cause to be collected reasonable fees to cover, as nearly as practicable, the costs to the Department of Agriculture incurred in connection with the issuance of certificates of compliance as provided under section 4(2) of this Act. All fees ro"?cted shall be credited to the current appropriation account that incurs the cost and shall be available without fiscal year limitation to pay the expenses of the Secretary of Agriculture incident to the issuance of certificates of compliance under this Act.
AUTHORIZATION FOR APPROPRIATIONS Sec. 7.6 There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of Agriculture for the fiscal year beginning October 1, 1982, and for each fiscal year thereafter, such sums as are necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act, but not to exceed $100,000 in any fiscal year.
ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE
Sec. 8.? (a) There shall be in the Department of Agriculture, in addition to the Assistant Secretaries now provided for by law, an additional Assistant Secretary of Agriculture who shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, who shall be responsible for such duties as the Secretary of Agriculture shall prescribe and shall receive compensation at the rate now or hereafter prescribed by law for Assistant Secretaries of Agriculture.
(b) Section 5315 of title 5 of the United States Code is amended by striking out “(6)” following “Assistant Secretaries of Agriculture" and inserting in lieu thereof "(7)."
(c) Section 5316 of title 5 of the United States Code is amended by striking out “Assistant Secretary of Agriculture for Administration.”
(d) Section 3 of Reorganization Plan Numbered 2 of 1953 (67 Stat. 633) is repealed.
(e) This section shall take effect on the date of enactment of this Act except that subsections (c) and (d) of this section shall take effect upon the appointment of a person to fill the successor position created by subsection (a) of this section.
77 U.S.C. 2212c.
7. Pesticide Monitoring Improvements Act of 1988
Partial text of Title IV of Public Law 100-418 (H.R. 4848), 102 Stat. 1107 at 1411,
approved August 23, 1988
AN ACT To enhance the competitiveness of American industry, and for other
SUBTITLE G-PESTICIDE MONITORING IMPROVEMENTS
SEC. 4701.1 SHORT TITLE.
This subtitle may be cited as the "Pesticide Monitoring Improvements Act of 1988”. SEC. 4702. * SEC. 4703.2 FOREIGN PESTICIDE INFORMATION.
(a) COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS.-The Secretary of Health and Human Services shall enter into cooperative agreements with the governments of the countries which are the major sources of food imports into the United States subject to pesticide residue monitoring by the Food and Drug Administration for the purpose of improving the ability of the Food and Drug Administration to assure compliance with the pesticide tolerance requirements of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with regard to imported food. (b) INFORMATION ACTIVITIES.
(1) The cooperative agreements entered into under subsection (a) with governments of foreign countries shall specify the action to be taken by the parties to the agreements to accomplish the purpose described in subsection (a), including the means by which the governments of the foreign countries will provide to the Secretary of Health and Human Services current information identifying each of the pesticides used in the production, transportation, and storage of food products imported from production regions of such countries into the United States.
(2) In the case of a foreign country with which the Secretary is unable to enter into an agreement under subsection (a) or for which the information provided under paragraph (1) is insufficient to assure an effective pesticide monitoring program, the Secretary shall, to the extent practicable, obtain the information described in paragraph (1) with respect to such country from other Federal or international agencies or private (3) The Secretary of Health and Human Services shall assure that appropriate offices of the Food and Drug Administration which are engaged in the monitoring of imported food for pesticide residues receive the information obtained under paragraph (1) or (2).
121 U.S.C. 1401 note. 2 21 U.S.C. 1402.
(4) The Secretary of Health and Human Services shall make available any information obtained under paragraph (1) or (2) to State agencies engaged in the monitoring of imported food for pesticide residues other than information obtained from private sources the disclosure of which to such agencies is re
stricted. (c) COORDINATION WITH OTHER AGENCIES.— The Secretary of Health and Human Services shall
(1) notify in writing the Department of Agriculture, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Department of State at the initiation of negotiations with a foreign country to de velop a cooperative agreement under subsection (a); and
(2) coordinate the activities of the Department of Health and Human Services with the activities of those departments and agencies, as appropriate, during the course of such negotia
tions. (d) REPORT.-Not later than one year after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Health and Human Services shall report to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry and the Committee on Labor and Human Resources of the Senate and the House of Representatives on the activities undertaken by the Secretary to implement this section. The report shall be made available to appropriate Federal and State agencies and to interested persons.
C. THE PEACE CORPS
1. The Peace Corps Act, as amended (Public Law 87-293)..........
97-113) (partial text).......
tial text). 4. Peace Corps Authorization for Fiscal Years 1986 and 1987 (Public Law 99–
83) (partial text)........... 5. Independent Implementing Provisions of Public Law 89-134............. 6. Higher Education Amendments of 1986 (Public Law 99-498) (partial text).... 7. National and Community Service Act of 1990 (Public Law 101-610) (partial
text)................ 8. The Peace Corps-Establishment as Agency Within ACTION (Executive
Order 12137)........... 9. Providing for the Appointment of Former Peace Corps Volunteers to the
Civilian Civil Service (Executive Order 11103)......