Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 114 Part 2.djvu/856

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114 STAT. 1549A-42 PUBLIC LAW 106-387 —APPENDIX post mortem inspection, reinspection, and sanitation requirements of the Poultry Products Inspection Act (21 U.S.C. 451 et seq.) rather than the voluntary poultry inspection program of the Department of Agriculture under section 203 of the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 (7 U.S.C. 1622). SEC. 753. In developing a rule concerning on-farm standards for prevention of Salmonella Enteritidis in shell eggs pursuant to any plan to eliminate Salmonella Enteritidis illnesses due to eggs, the Food and Drug Administration shall— (a) consider one environmental test per laying cycle for each layer house for verification of the producer's Salmonella Enteritidis reduction plan; (b) consider when it is appropriate to require diversion of shell eggs to treatment, such as pasteurization, and base any requirement for testing that would necessitate diversion, which may include the receipt of a positive egg test result, on sound science; (c) conduct or support research to develop cost-effective and improved tests for determination of Salmonella Enteritidis; and (d) solicit comments on appropriate options for implementing a Salmonella Enteritidis reduction plan in shell eggs, including comments on conducting and funding testing, through Federal and State programs. SEC. 754. Public Law 105-277, division A, title XI, section 1121 (112 Stat. 2681-44, 2681-45) is amended by— (1) striking "not later than January 1, 2000" and inserting "not later than January 1, 2001"; and (2) adding the following new subsection at the end thereof— "(d) ADDITIONAL DISBURSEMENT.— "(1) COTTON STORED IN GEORGIA.— The State of Georgia may use funds remaining in the indemnity fund established in accordance with this section to compensate cotton producers in other States who stored cotton in the State of Georgia and incurred losses in 1998 or 1999 as the result of the events described in subsection (a). "(2) GiNNERS AND OTHERS.— The State of Georgia may also use funds remaining in the indemnity fund established in accordance with this section to compensate cotton ginners and others in the business of producing, ginning, warehousing, buy- ing, or selling cotton for losses they incurred in 1998 or 1999 as the result of the events described in subsection (a), if— "(A) as of March 1, 2000, the indemnity fund has not been exhausted, "(B) the State of Georgia provides cotton producers an additional time period prior to May 1, 2000, in which to establish eligibility for compensation under this section; "(C) the State of Georgia determines during calendar year 2000 that all cotton producers in that State and cotton producers in other States as described in paragraph (d)(1) have been appropriately compensated for losses incurred in 1998 or 1999 as described in subsection (a); and "(D) such additional compensation is not made available until May 1, 2000.". SEC. 755. The Food Security Act of 1985 is amended by inserting after section 1230 (16 U.S.C. 3830) the following: