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PUBLIC LAW 103-182—DEC. 8, 1993 107 STAT. 2219 SEC. 684. AMENDMENTS T() TITLE 28, UNITED STATES CODE. (a) AMENDMENTS REILATING TO ACCREDITATION OF PRIVATE LAB- ORATORIES.— Title 28 of the United States Code is amended as follows: (1) Section 1581(g) is amended by— (A) striking out "and" at the end of paragraph (1); (B) by strimng out the period at the end of paragraph (2) and inserting "; and"; and (C) by adding at the end the following:

    • (3) any decision or order of the Customs Service to deny,

suspend, or revoke accreditation of a private laboratory under section 499(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930.. (2) Section 2631(g) is amended by inserting at the end the following new paragraph: "(3) A civil action to review any decision or order of the Customs Service to deny, suspend,, or revoke accreditation of a private laboratory under section 499(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 may be commenced in the Court of International Trade by the person whose accreditation was denied, suspended, or revoked.". (3) Section 2636 is amended— (A) by redesignating subsection (h) as subsection (i); and (B) by inseiting after subsection (g) the following new subsection:

    • (h) A civil action contesting the denial, suspension, or revocation by the Customs Service of a private laboratory's accreditation

under section 499(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 is barred unless commenced in accordance with the rules of the Court of International Trade within 60 days after the date of the decision or order of the Customs Service.". (4) Section 2640 is amended— (A) by redesignating subsection (d) as subsection (e); and (B) by inserting after subsection (c) the following new subsection: "(d) In any civil action commenced to review any order or decision of the Customs Service under section 499(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, the court shall review the action on the basis of the record before the Customs Service at the time of issuing such decision or order.". (5) Section 2642 is amended by inserting before the period the following: "or laboratories accredited by the Customs Service under section 499(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930". (b) APPLICATION OF SUBSECTION (a) AMENDMENTS.— For pur- 28 USC i58i poses of applying the amendments made by subsection (a), any "°^- decision or order of the Customs Service denying, suspending, or revoking the accreditation of a private laboratory on or after the date of the enactment of this Act and before regulations to implement section 499(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 are issued shall be treated as having been denied, suspended, or revoked under such section 499(b). (c) JURISDICTION OF COURT. —Section 1582(1) of title 28, United States Code, is amended by inserting "593A," after "592,". (d) FILING OF OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS. — Section 2635(a) of title 28, United States Code, is amended to read as follows: "(a) In any action commenced in the Court of International Trade contesting the denial of a protest under section 515 of the