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PUBLIC LAW 94-000—MMMM. DD, 1976

90 STAT. 2870

Post, p. 2877.

PUBLIC LAW 94-582—OCT. 21, 1976 "(2) except as the Administrator may provide in emergency or other circumstances which would not impair the objectives of this Act, all other grain transferred out of and all grain transferred into an export elevator at an export port location shall be officially weighed in accordance with such standards; and "(3) except as otherwise authorized by the Administrator, whenever a lot of grain is both officially inspected and officially weighed while being transferred into or out of a grain elevator, warehouse, or other storage or handling facility, an official certificate shall be issued showing both the official grade designation and the certified weight of the lot of grain. "(b) All official inspection and official weighing, whether performed by authorized Service employees or any other person licensed under section 8 of this Act, shall be supervised by representatives of the Administrator,' in accordance with such regulations as he may provide.". REQUIRED USE OF OFFICIAL GRADE DESIGNATIONS

SEC. 7. Section 6(a) of the United States Grain Standards Act, as amended (7 U.S.C. 78), is amended by inserting immediately after the words "Whenever standards", the following: "relating to kind, class, quality, or condition of grain". OFFICIAL INSPECTION

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SEC. 8. (a) Section 7 of the United States Grain Standards Act, as amended (7 U.S.C. 79), is amended as follows: (1) Subsections (a), (b), and (c) are amended by striking out the word "Secretary" wherever it appears and inserting in lieu thereof the word "Administrator". (2) Subsection (b) is further amended by striking out the words "or with respect to United States grain in Canadian ports". (3) Subsection (c) is further amended (A^ by striking out the words "Department of Agriculture" and inserting in lieu thereof the word "Service"; (B) by inserting the words "and surrender" immediately after the word "cancellation"; and (C) by adding immediately before the period at the end of the first sentence the following: "; and the use of standard forms for official certificates". (4) Subsection (d) is amended by striking out the word "Certificates" and inserting in lieu thereof the words "Official certificates setting out the results of official inspection". (5) Section 7 is further amended by changing subsections (e) and (f) and adding new subsections (g), (h), (i), and (j) to read, respectively, as follows: "(e)(1) Except as otherwise provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, the Administrator shall cause official inspection at export port locations, for all grain required or authorized to be inspected by this Act, to be performed by official inspection personnel employed by the Service or other persons under contract with the Service as provided in section 8 of this Act. "(2) If the Administrator determines pursuant to paragraph (3) of this subsection that a State agency which was performing official inspection at an export port location under this Act on July 1, 1976, is qualified to perform official inspection and meets the criteria in subsection (f)(1)(A) of this section, the Administrator may delegate