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PUBLIC LAW 103-182—DEC. 8, 1993 107 STAT. 2123 'SEC. 10. INSPECTION OF ANIMALS."; (2) by striking "SEC. 10. That the Secretary of Agriculture shair and inserting "(a) IN GENERAL.—Except as provided in subsection (b), the Secretciry of Agriculture shall"; and (3) by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(b) EXCEPTION.—The Secretary of Agriculture, in accordance with such regulations as the Secretary may issue, may waive any provision of subsection (a) in the case of shipments between the United States and Canada or Mexico.". (d) DISEASE-FREE COUNTRIES OR REGIONS. — (1) TARIFF ACT OF 1930.—Section 306 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1306) is amended— (A) in subsection (a), by striking "RINDERPEST AND FooT-AND-MouTH DISEASE. —I f the Secretary of Agriculture" and inserting "IN GENERAL.—Except as provided in subsection (b), if the Secretary of Agriculture"; and (B) by striking subsection (b) and inserting the following new subsection: "(b) EXCEPTION.—The Secretary of Agriculture may permit, subject to such terms and conditions as the Secretary determines appropriate, the importation of cattle, sheep, other ruminants, or swine (including embryos of the animals), or the fresh, chilled, or frozen meat of the animals, from a region if the Secretary determines that the region from which the animal or meat originated is, and is likely to remain, free from rinderpest and footand-mouth disease. ". (2) HONEYBEE ACT. —The first section of the Act of Aimist 31, 1922 (commonly known as the "Honeybee Act") (42 Stat. 833, chapter 301; 7 U.S.C. 281), is amended— (A) in subsection (a)— (i) by striking ", or" at the end of paragraph (1) and inserting a semicolon; (ii) by striking the period at the end of paragraph (2) and inserting "; or"; and (iii) by adding at the end the following new paragraph: "(3) from Canada or Mexico, subiect to such terms and conditions as the Secretary of Agriculture determines appropriate, if the Secretary determines that the region of Canada or Mexico from which the honeybees originated is, and is likely to remain, free of diseases or parasites harmful to honeybees, and undesirable species or subspecies of honeybees."; and (B) in subsection (b)— (i) by inserting "(1)" after "imported into the United States onlyfrom";and (ii) by inserting before the period the following: ", or (2) Canada or Mexico, if the Secretary of Agricidture determines that the region of Canada or Mexico from which the imports originate is, and is likely to remain, free of undesirable species or subspecies of honeybees". (e) POULTRY FRODUCFS INSPECTION ACT.— Section 17(d) of the Poultry Products Inspection Act (21 U.S.C. 466(d)) is amended— (1) in paragraph (1), by inserting after "Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the following: "except as provided in paragraph (2),";