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PUBLIC LAW 92-517-OCT. 21, 1972
classification of pesticides under the provisions of this Act and thereafter shall register all new applications under such provisions. (2) After two years but within four years after the enactment of this Act the Administrator shall register and reclassify pesticides registered under the provisions of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Eodenticide Act prior to the effective date of the regulations promulgated under subsection (c)(1). (3) Any requirements that a pesticide be registered for use only by a certified applicator shall not be effective until four years from the date of enactment of this Act. (4) A period of four years from date of enactment shall be provided for certification of applicators. (A) One year after the enactment of this Act the Administrator shall have prescribed the standards for the certification of applicators. (B) Within three years after the enactment of this Act each State desiring to certify applicators shall submit a State plan to the Administrator for the purpose provided by section 4(b). (C) As promptly as possible but in no event more than one year after submission of a State plan, the Administrator shall approve the State plan or disapprove it and indicate the reasons for disapproval. Consideration of plans resubmitted by States shall be expedited. (5) One year after the enactment of this Act the Administrator shall have promulgated and shall make effective regulations relating to the registration of establishments, permits for experimental use, and the keeping of books and records under the provisions of this Act. (d) No person shall be subject to any criminal or civil penalty imposed by the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act, as amended by this Act, for any act (or failure to act) occurring before the expiration of 60 days after the Administrator has published effective regulations in the Federal Register and taken such other action as may be necessary to permit compliance with the provisions under which the penalty is to be imposed. (e) For purposes of determining any criminal or civil penalty or liability to any third person in respect of any act or omission occurring before the expiration of the periods referred to in this section, the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Eodenticide Act shall be treated as continuing in effect as if this Act had not been enacted. Approved October 21, 1972.
61 Stat. 163. 7 USC 135 note.
Public Law 92-517 AN ACT October 21, 1972 [S.4062] To provide for acquisition by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority of the mass transit bus systems engaged in scheduled regular route operations in the National Capital area, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives United States of America in Congress assembled, »(•',.
Ar^rrransitAct^^l of 1972.
1. This Act may be cited as "National Capital Area Transit Act of 1972": SECTION
STATEMENT OE FINDINGS AND PURPOSES
SEC. 2. The Congress finds that (1) an adequate and economically sound transportation system or systems, including bus and rail rapid 82-081 O - 73 - (