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108 STAT. 4226 PUBLIC LAW 103-407—OCT. 22, 1994 States for any district in which the person resides or carries on business. In the action, the validity and appropriateness of the order imposing the civil penalty shall not be subject to review, (g) ADDITIONAL REMEDIES. —The remedies provided in this section shall be in addition to, and not exclusive of, other remedies that may be available. 7 USC 7108. SEC. 9. INVESTIGATIONS AND POWER TO SUBPOENA. (a) INVESTIGATIONS.— The Secretary may make such investigations as the Secretary considers necessary— (1) for the effective administration of this Act; or (2) to determine whether any person subject to this Act has engaged, or is about to engage, in any action that constitutes or will constitute a violation of this Act, or of any order or regulation issued under this Act. (b) SUBPOENAS, OATHS, AND AFFIRMATIONS.— For the purpose of any investigation under subsection (a), the Secretary may administer oaths and affirmations, subpoena witnesses, compel the attendance of witnesses, take evidence, and require the production of any records that are relevant to the inquiry. The attendance of witnesses and the production of any such records may be required from any place in the United States. (c) AID OF COURTS.— In the case of contumacy by, or refusal to obey a subpoena issued to, any person, the Secretary may invoke the aid of any court of the United States within the jurisdiction of which the investigation or proceeding is carried on, or where the person resides or carries on business, in order to require the attendance and testimony of the person or the production of records. The court may issue an order requiring the person to appear before the Secretary to produce records or to give testimony regarding the matter under investigation. (d) CONTEMPT. — Any failure to obey the order of the court may be punished by the court as a contempt of the court. (e) PROCESS. —Process in any case under this section may be served in the judicial district in which the person resides or carries on business or wherever the person may be found. 7 USC 7109. SEC. 10. ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS. (a) CONSTRUCTION.— Nothing in this Act preempts or supersedes any other program relating to sheep promotion, research, or information organized and operated under the laws of the United States or any State. (b) AMENDMENTS TO ORDERS. — The provisions of this Act applicable to an order shall be applicable to amendments to the order, except that the Secretary is not required to conduct a referendum on a proposed amendment to an order. 7 USC 7110. SEC. 11. REGULATIONS. The Secretary may issue such regulations as are necessary to carry out this Act. 7 USC 7111. SEC. 12. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. (a) IN GENERAL. — There are authorized to be appropriated for each fiscal year such sums as are necessary to carry out this Act. (b) ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES. —Funds appropriated under subsection (a) shall not be available for payment of the expenses