Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 104 Part 5.djvu/525

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PUBLIC LAW 101-624—NOV. 28, 1990 104 STAT. 3847 or allowed under subparagraph (B) or (D), shall be considered a violation of this subtitle. (D) GENERAL STATEMENTS. —Nothing in this paragraph may be construed to prohibit— (i) the issuance of general statements, based on the reports, of the number of persons subject to the plan or statistical data collected therefrom, which statements do not identify the information furnished by any person; or (ii) the publication, by direction of the Secretary, of the name of any person violating the plan, together with a statement of the particular provisions of the plan violated by such person. (4) AVAILABILITY OF INFORMATION. — (A) EXCEPTION. —Except as provided in this subtitle, information obtained under this subtitle may be made available to another agency of the Federal Government for a civil or criminal law enforcement activity if the activity is authorized by law and if the head of the agency has made a written request to the Secretary specifying the particular information desired and the law enforcement activity for which the information is sought. (B) PENALTY.— Any person knowingly violating this subsection, on conviction, shall be subject to a fine of not more than $1,000 or to imprisonment for not more than 1 year, or both, and if an officer or employee of the Board or the Department, shall be removed from office. (5) WITHHOLDING INFORMATION. —Nothing in this subtitle shall be construed to authorize the withholding of information from Congress. (i) USE OF ASSESSMENTS.— The plan shall provide that the assessments collected under section 1912 shall be used for payment of the expenses in implementing and administering this subtitle, with provision for a reasonable reserve, and to cover those administrative costs incurred by the Secretary in implementing and administering this subtitle, except for the salaries of Government employees incurred in conducting referenda. (j) OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS. —The plan also shall contain such terms and conditions, not inconsistent with this subtitle, as determined necessary by the Secretary to effectuate this subtitle. SEC. 1911. PERMISSIVE TERMS IN PLANS. 7 USC 6006. (a) IN GENERAL.—A plan issued pursuant to this subtitle may contain one or more of the terms and conditions contained in this section. (b) EXEMPTIONS. —The plan may provide authority to exempt from the plan pecans used for nonfood uses and authority for the Board to require satisfactory safeguards against improper uses of such exemptions. (c) DIFFERENT PAYMENT AND REPORTING SCHEDULES. —The plan may provide authority to designate different payment and reporting schedules for growers, grower-shellers, first handlers and importers to recognize differences in marketing practices and procedures utilized in different production areas. (d) PROMOTION.—The plan may provide for the establishment, issuance, effectuation, and administration of appropriate programs