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PUBLIC LAW 96-000—MMMM. DD, 1980

PUBLIC LAW 96-592—DEC. 24, 1980

94 STAT. 3451

"(a) The Comptroller General shall conduct an evaluation of the programs and activities authorized under the 1980 amendments to this Act, and shall make an interim report to the Congress no later than December 31, 1982, and a final report to the Congress no later than December 31, 1984. The Comptroller General shall include in such evaluation the effect that this Act, as amended, will have on agricultural credit services provided by the Farm Credit System, Federal agencies, and other entities. The Comptroller General may make such interim reports to the Congress on the programs and activities under these amendments as the Comptroller General deems necessary or as requested by Members of Congress. "(h) For the purpose of conducting program evaluations required in subsection (a) of this section, the Comptroller General or his duly authorized representatives shall have access to and the right to examine all books, documents, papers, records, or other recorded information within the possession or control of the Federal land banks and Federal land bank associations, Federal intermediate credit banks and production credit associations and banks for cooperatives.". SEC. 510. Paragraph (1) of section 1141b of title 12 of the United States Code is amended to read as follows: "(1) shall maintain its principal office within the Washington, D.C.-Maryland-Virginia standard metropolitan statistical area, and such other offices in the United States as in its judgment are necessary". SEC. 511. Section 3 of the Swine Health Protection Act (Public Law 96-468, approved October 17, 1980) is amended by— Ante, p. 2229. (1) striking "and" at the end of clause (2); (2) changing the period at the end of (jjause (3) to a semicolon and adding "and"; and (3) inserting a new clause (4) reading as follows: "(4) the term 'State' means the fifty States, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands of the United States, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the territories and possessions of the United States.". Approved December 24, 1980.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: HOUSE REPORT No. 96-1287 accompanying H.R. 7548 (Comm. on Agriculture). SENATE REPORT No. 96-837 (Comm. on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 126 (1980): July 24, considered and passed Senate. Nov. 19, H.R. 7548 considered and passed House; passage vacated and S. 1465, amended, passed in lieu. Dec. 13, Senate agreed to House amendment. WEEKLY COMPILATION OF PRESIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS, Vol. 16, No. 52: Dec. 24, Presidential statement.