Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 4.djvu/606

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108 STAT. 3240 PUBLIC LAW 103-354—OCT. 13, 1994 Where such a regulatory analysis is not practicable because of compelling circumstances, the Director shall provide an explanation in lieu of conducting an analysis under this section. (2) EVALUATION.— The regulatory analysis referred to in paragraph (1) should also contain a statement that the Secretary of Agriculture evaluated— (A) whether the regulation wili advance the purpose of protecting against the risk referred to in paragraph (1)(A); and (B) whether the regulation will produce benefits and . - reduce risks to human health, human safety, or the environment, and any combination thereof, in a cost-effective manner as a result of the implementation of and compliance with the regulation, by local, State, and Federal ^ Government and other public and private entities, as estimated in paragraph (1)(B). (3) This section shall not be construed to amend, modify, or alter any statute and shall not be subject to judicial review. This section shall not be construed to grant a cause of action to any person. The Secretary of Agriculture shall perform the analyses required in this section in such a manner that does not delay the promulgation or implementation of regulations mandated by statute or judicial order. (c) DEFINITION. — As used in this section, the term "major regulation" means any regulation that the Secretary of Agriculture estimates is likely to have an annual impact on the economy of the United States of $100,000,000 in 1994 dollars. 7 USC 2279a. SEC. 305. FAIR AND EQUITABLE TEIEATMENT OF SOCIALLY DISADVAN- TAGED PRODUCERS. (a) FAIR CROP ACREAGE BASES AND FARM PROGRAM PAYMENT YIELDS. —I f the Secretary of Agriculture determines that crop acreage bases or farm program payment yields established for farms owned or operated by socially disadvantaged producers are not established in accordance with title V of the Agricultural Act of 1949 (7 U.S.C. 1461 et seq.), the Secretary shall adjust the bases and yields to conform to the requirements of such title and msike available any appropriate commodity program benefits. (b) FAIR APPLICATION OF CONSOLIDATED FARM AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT ACT.— If the Secretary of Agriculture determines that apphcation of the ConsoUdated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 1921 et seq.) with respect to socially disadvantaged producers is not consistent with the requirements of such Act, the Secretary shall make such changes in the administration of such Act as the Secretary considers necessary to provide for the fair and equitable treatment of socially disaavantaged producers ^xiiider such Act (c) REPORT ON TREATMENT OF SOCIALLY DISADVANTAGED PRODUCERS.— (1) REPORT REQUIRED.— The Comptroller General of the United States shall prepare a report to determine— (A) whether socially disadvantaged producers are underrepresented on State, county, area, or local committees established under section 8(b)(5) of the Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act (16 U.S.C. 590h(b)(5)) or local review conraiittees established under section 363