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[84 STAT. 1564]
[84 STAT. 1564]
PUBLIC LAW 91-000—MMMM. DD, 1970


Ante, p. 929. Ante, p. 926.


Intra. Post, p. 1565. 80 Stat. 352. 7 USC 2147.

Ante, p. 1562. Repeal. Dealer l i c e n s e suspension. 7 USC 2149.

Judicial review.

80 Stat. 392.


PUBLIC LAW 91-579-DEC. 24, 1970

[84 STAT.

its powers and duties, and for other purposes," approved September 26, 1914 (38 Stat. 721-723, as amended; 15 U.S.C. 46, 48, 49, and 50) (except paragraph (c) througli (h) of section 6 and the last paragraph of section 9), and the provisions of Title II of the "Organized Crime Control Act of 1970" (62 Stat. 856; 18 U.S.C. 6001 et seq.), are made applicable to the jurisdiction, powers, and duties of the Secretary in administering and enforcing the provisions of this Act and to any person, firm, or corporation with respect to whom such authority is exercised. The Secretary may prosecute any inquiry necessary to his duties under this Act m any part of the United States, including any territory, or possession thereof, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. The powers conferred by said sections 9 and 10 of the Act of September 26, 1914, as amended, on the district courts of the United States may be exercised for the purposes of this Act by any district court of the United States. The United States district courts, the District Court of Guam, the District Court of the Virgin Islands, the highest court of American Samoa, and the United States courts of the other territories, are vested with jurisdiction specifically to enforce, and to prevent and restrain violations of this Act, and shall have jurisdiction in all other kinds of cases arising under this Act, except as provided in sections 19(b) and 20(b) of this Act." SEC. 18. Section 17 of such Act is amended by striking the phrase "issue rules and regulations requiring licensed dealers and research facilities" and inserting in lieu thereof the phrase "promulgate rules and regulations requiring dealers, exhibitors, research facilities, and operators of auction sales subject to section 12 of this Act". SEC. 19. Section 18 of such Act is repealed. SEC. 20. Section 19 of such Act is amended to read as follows: "SEC. 19. (a) If the Secretary has reason to believe that any dealer, exhibitor, or operator of an auction sale subject to section 12 of this Act, has violated or is violating any provisions of this Act, or any of the rules or regulations or standards promulgated by the Secretary hereunder, he may make an order that such person shall cease and desist from continuing such violation, and if such person is licensed under this Act, the Secretary may also suspend such person's license temporarily, but not to exceed twenty-one days, and after notice and opportunity for hearing, may suspend for such additional period as he may specify, or revoke such license, if such violation is determined to have occurred. Any dealer, exhibitor, or operator of an auction sale subject to section 12 of this Act, who knowingly fails to obey a cease and desist order made by the Secretary under this section, shall be subject to a civil penalty of $500 for each offense, and each day during which such failure continues, shall be deemed a separate offense. " (b) Any dealer, exhibitor, or operator of an auction sale aggrieved by a final order of the Secretary issued pursuant to subsection (a) of this section may, within sixty days after entry of such an order, seek review of such order in the United States court of appeals for the circuit in which such person has his principal place of business, or in the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, in accordance with the provisions of sc^ctions 701-706 of title 5, United States Code. Judicial review of any such order shall be upon the record upon which the final determination and order of the Secretary were based. "(c) Any dealer, exhibitor, or operator of an auction sale subject to section 12 of this Act, who violates any provision of this Act shall, on