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PUBLIC LAW 99-000—MMMM. DD, 1986

PUBLIC LAW 99-641—NOV. 10, 1986

100 STAT. 3571

SEC. 404. SAVINGS PROVISION.

21 USC 606 note.

The expiration date provisions of section 403 shall not have the effect of releasing or extinguishing any penalty, forfeiture, or liability incurred under the Federal Meat Inspection Act (21 U.S.C. 601 et seq.), as gimended by section 403, or under the rules or regulations issued under such Act. SEC. 405. SENSE OF CONGRESS.

21 USC 606 note.

It is the sense of Congress that the Secretary of Agriculture should— (1) carry out a program to detect residues in livestock that are sulsject to inspection under title I of the Federal Meat Inspection Act (21 U.S.C. 601 et seq.); and (2) evaluate the feasibility of, and develop, a program that would enable the Secretary to trace any particular livestock that are subject to inspection under title I of the Federal Meat Inspection Act, in order to identify the producer of such livestock. SEC. 406. ANNUAL REPORT.

21 USC 606 note.

Not later than 1 year after the date of the enactment of this Act, and annu£dly thereafter, the Secretary of Agriculture shall submit to the (Committee on Agriculture of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the Senate a report describing— (1) any action proposed or taken by the Secretary to implement the amendments made by section 403; (2) any action proposed or taken by the Secretary to carry out a program to detect residues in livestock that are subject to inspection under title I of the Federal Meat Inspection Act (21 U.S.C. 601 et seq.); (3) any action proposed or taken by the Secretary to evaluate the feasibility of, and develop, a program that would enable the Secretary to trace any particular livestock that are subject to inspection under such title, in order to identify the producer of such livestock; and (4) any personnel action proposed or taken by the Secretary as a result of the amendments made by section 403 and any effort made by the Secretary to minimize any adverse economic effect of such amendments on employees of the Department of Agriculture. SEC. 407. CONGRESSIONAL REEVALUATION.

21 USC 606 note.

It is the sense of Congress that, not later than 6 years after the date of the enactment of this Act, Congress shall— (1) evaluate the operation and effects of the amendments made by section 403, for the purpose of determining whether to extend or modify the operation of such amendments; and (2) enact such legislation as may be necessary to efficiently and effectively carry out the Federal Meat Inspection Act (21 U.S.C. 601 et seq.). SEC. 408. EFFECTIVE DATE; APPLICATION OF AMENDMENTS.

(a) GENERAL ErFEcrrivE DATE.—Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, this title and the amendments made by this title shall become effective on the date of the enactment of this Act.

21 USC 606 note.