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PUBLIC LAW 97-000—MMMM. DD, 1981

95 STAT. 372

7 USC 79, 85, 86 87c. Overdue fees.

Interest rate.

PUBLIC LAW 97-35—AUG. 13, 1981 thereto. Such fees shall be deposited into the fund created in section 7(j) of this Act. "(2) Each agency to which authority has been delegated under this section and each agency or other person which has been designated to perform functions related to weighing under this section shall pay to the Administrator fees in such amount as the Administrator determines fair and reasonable and as will cover the costs incurred by the Service relating to supervision of the agency personnel and supervision by Service personnel of its field office personnel incurred as a result of the functions performed by such agencies, except costs incurred under sections 7(g)(3), 9,10, and 14 of this Act. The fees shall be payable after the services are performed at such times as specified by the Administrator and shall be deposited in the fund created in section 7(j) of this Act. Failure to pay the fee within thirty days after it is due shall result in automatic termination of the delegation or designation, which shall be reinstated upon payment, within such period as specified by the Administrator, of the fee currently due plus interest and any further expenses incurred by the Service because of such termination. The interest rate on overdue fees shall be as prescribed by the Secretary, but not less than the current average market jdeld on outstanding marketable obligations of the United States of comparable maturity, plus an additional charge of not to exceed 1 per centum per annum as determined by the Secretary, and adjusted to the nearest one-eighth of 1 per centum."; (3) adding a new section 7C as follows: LIMITATION ON ADMINISTRATIVE AND SURPERVISORY COSTS

7 USC 79c.

"SEC. 7C. The total administrative and supervisory costs which may be incurred under this Act for inspection and weighing (excluding standardization, compliance, and foreign monitoring activities) for each of the fiscal years 1982 through 1984 shall not exceed 35 per centum of the total costs for such activities carried out by the Service for such year."; (4) amending section 19 (7 U.S.C. 87h) to read as follows: APPROPRIATIONS

7 USC 79, 79a, 87f-l.

"SEC. 19. There are hereby authorized to be appropriated such sums as are necessary for standardization and compliance activities, monitoring in foreign ports grain officially in^)ected and weighed under this Act, and any other expenses necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act for each of the fiscal years during the period beginning October 1, 1981, and ending September 30, 1984, to the extent that financing is not obtained from fees and sales of samples as provided for in sections 7,7A, and 17A of this Act."; and (5) adding a new section 20 as follows: ADVISORY COMMITTEE


7 USC 87i. 7 USC 71 note.

"SEC. 20. (a) In order to assure the normal movement of grain in an orderly and timely manner, the Secretary shall establish an advisory committee to provide advice to the Administrator with respect to the efficient and economical implementation of the United States Grain Standards Act of 1976. The advisory committee shall consist of not more than twelve members, appointed by the Secretary, representing the interests of all segments of the grain industry, including grain inspection and weighing agencies. Members of the advisory commit-