Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 4.djvu/579

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PUBLIC LAW 103-354—OCT. 13, 1994 108 STAT. 3213 (e) REPEAL OF SUPERSEDED PROVISIONS REGARDING ASSISTANT SECRETARIES. —The following provisions of law are repealed: (1) Section 2 of Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1953 (5 U.S.C. Anp; 7 U.S.C. 2201 note). (2) Section 2 of the Act entitled "An Act to enlarge the powers and duties of the Department of Agriculture and to create an Executive Department to be known as the Department of Agriculture.", approved February 9, 1889 (7 ILS.C. 2212). (3) The first paragraph designated "OFFICE OF THE SEC- RETARY:" under the heading T)EPARTMENT OF AGRI- CULTURE" of the Act entitlea "An Act making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and seven.", approved June 30, 1906 (34 Stat. 670; 7 U.S.C. 2212). (4) Section 604(a) of the Rural Development Act of 1972 (7 U.S.C. 2212a). (5) Section 2 of Public Law 94^561 (7 U.S.C. 2212b). (6) Section 8(a) of Public Law 97-325 (7 U.S.C. 2212c). (7) Section 1413(d) of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching PoUcy Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 3128(d)). SEC. 219. PAY INCREASES PROHIBITED. 7 USC 6919. The compensation of any officer or employee of the Department on the date of the enactment of this Act shall not be increeised as a result of the enactment of this title. Subtitle B—Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services SEC. 225. UNDER SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE FOR FARM AND FOR- 7 USC 6931. EIGN AGRICULTURAL SERVICES. (a) AUTHORIZATION. —The Secretary is authorized to establish in the Department the position of Under Secretary of Agriculture for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services. (b) CONFIRMATION REQUIRED.— If the Secretary establishes the position of Under Secretary of Agriculture for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services authorized under subsection (a), the Under Secretary shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. (c) FUNCTIONS OF UNDER SECRETARY.— (1) PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS.— Upon establishment, the Secretary shall delegate to the Under Secretary of Agriculture for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services those functions under the jurisdiction of the Department that are related to farm and foreign agricultural services. (2) ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS. —The Under Secretary of Agriculture for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services shall perform such other functions as may be required by law or prescribed by the Secretary. (d) SUCCESSION.— Any official who is serving as Under Secretary of Agriculture for International Affairs and Commodity Programs on the date of the enactment of this Act and who was appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall not be required to be reappointed under subsection (b) to the successor position authorizea under subsection (a) if the Sec-