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104 STAT. 1388-392 PUBLIC LAW 101-508 —NOV. 5, 1990 fiscal years 1992 through 1995. The report shall include a proposed schedule of fees that would distribute the surcharges provided by subsection (a) among all fees collected by the office, and recommendations for any statutory changes that may be necessary to implement the proposals contained in the report. 35 USC 1 note. SEC. 10102. FEDERAL AGENCY STATUS. For the purposes of Federal law, the Patent and Trademark Office shall be considered a Federal agency. In particular, the Patent and Trademark Office shall be subject to all Federal laws pertaining to the procurement of goods and services that would apply to a Federal agency using appropriated funds, including the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 and the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act. 35 USC 41 note. SEC. 10103. EFFECT ON OTHER LAW. Except for section 10101(d), nothing in this subtitle affects the provisions of Public Law 100-703 (102 Stat. 4674 and following). Subtitle C—Science and Technology User Fees SEC. 10201. NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION USER FEES. (a) AMENDMENTS. —Section 409 of the Act of November 17, 1988 (15 U.S.C. 1534) is amended— (1) in subsection (a), by striking "archived" and all that follows and inserting in lieu thereof "and information and products derived therefrom collected and/or archived by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration."; (2) in subsection (b)(D— (A) by inserting ", information, and products" immediately after "data" the first place it appears; and (B) by striking "data is" and inserting in lieu thereof "data, information, and products are"; (3) in subsection (b)(2)— (A) by inserting ", information, or products" immediately after "data" the first place it appears; and (B) by striking "data exchange basis" and inserting in lieu thereof "basis of exchanging such data, information, and products"; (4) in subsection (b), by inserting at the end the following new paragraph: "(3) The Secretary shall waive the assessment of fees authorized by subsection (a) as necessary to continue to provide weather warnings, watches, and similar products and services essential to the mission of the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration."; (5) by amending paragraph (1) of subsection (d) to read as follows: "(1) The initial schedule of fees established by the National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service for archived data shall remain in effect for the 3-year period beginning on the date that the fees under that schedule take effect."; (6) in subsections (d), (e), and (f)(1), by inserting "by the National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service for archived data" immediately after "under this section" each place it appears; and