Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 4.djvu/591

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PUBLIC LAW 103-354—OCT. 13, 1994 108 STAT. 3225 (2) A reference to the "Consolidated Farm Service Agency" includes any other office, agency, or administrative unit of the Department assigned the ranctions authorized for the ConsoUdated Farm Service Agency under section 226. (f) CONFORMING AVIENDMENTS. — (1) SOIL CONSERVATION SERVICE.— Section 5 of the Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act (16 U.S.C. 590e) is repealed. (2) SOIL AND WATER RESOURCES CONSERVATION.— The Soil and Water Resources Conservation Act of 1977 (16 U.S.C. 2001) is Eunended— (A) in section 2(2) (16 U.S.C. 2001(2))— (i) by striking "created the Soil Conservation Service"; and (ii) by striking "Department of Agriculture which" and inserting ", has ensured that the Department of A-fiTrictiltiiTG * (B) in section 3(2) (16 U.S.C. 2002(2)), by striking

    • through the Soil Conservation Service"; and

(C) in section 6(a) (16 U.S.C. 2005(a)), by striking "Soil Conservation Service" and inserting "Secretary^'. (3) STATE TECHNICAL COMMITTEES.—Section 1262 of the Food Security Act of 1985 (16 U.S.C. 3862) is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(e) FACA REQUIREMENTS. — The conmiittees established under section 1261 shall be exempt from the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.). ". SEC. 247. REORGANIZATION OF FOREST SERVICE. 7 USC 6963. (a) REQUIRED ELEMENTS OF REORGANIZATION PROPOSALS. — Reorganization proposals that are developed by the Secretary to carry out the designation by the President of the Forest Service as a Reinvention Lab pursuant to the National Performance Review, dated September 1993, shall include proposals for— (1) reorganizing the Service in a manner that is consistent with the principles of interdisciplinary planning; (2) redefining and consolidating the mission and roles of, and research conducted by, employees of the Service in connection with the National Forest System and State and private forestry to facilitate interdisciplinary planning and to eliminate functionalism; (3) reforming the budget structure of the Service to support interdisciplinary planning, including reducing the number of budget line items; (4) defining new measures of accountability so that Congress may meet the constitutional obligation of Congress to oversee the Service; (5) achieving structural and organizational consoUdations; (6) to the extent practicable, snaring office space, equipment, vehicles, and electronic systems with other administrative units of the Department and other Federal field offices, including proposals for using an on-line sj^stem by all administrative units of the Department to maximize administrative efficiency; and (7) reorganizing the Service in a manner that will residt in a larger percentage of employees of the Service being retained