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PUBLIC LAW 106-476—NOV. 9, 2000 114 STAT. 2167 the customs territory of the United States or subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, against whom a final administrative determination with respect to the assessment of a civil penalty for a knowing and intentional or a grossly negligent violation has been made under this section. "(e) REPORTS.— In order to enable Congress to engage in active, Deadlines. continuing oversight of this section, the designated authorities shall provide the following: "(1) PLAN FOR ENFORCEMENT. —Within 3 months after the date of the enactment of this section, the designated authorities shall submit to Congress a plan for the enforcement of the provisions of this section, including training and procedures to ensure that United States Government personnel are equipped with state-of-the-art technologies to identify potential dog or cat fur products and to determine the true content of such products. "(2) REPORT ON ENFORCEMENT EFFORTS. —Not later than 1 year after the date of the enactment of this section, and on an annual basis thereafter, the designated authorities shall submit a report to Congress on the efforts of the United States Government to enforce the provisions of this section and the adequacy of the resources to do so. The report shall include an analysis of the training of United States Government personnel to identify dog and cat fur products effectively and to take appropriate action to enforce this section. The report shall include the findings of the designated authorities as to whether any government has engaged in a pattern or practice of support for trade in products the importation of which are prohibited under this section.". (b) CONFORMING AMENDMENT.— Section 2(d) of the Fur Products Labeling Act (15 U.S.C. 69(d)) is amended by inserting "(other than any dog or cat fiir product to which section 308 of the Tariff Act of 1930 applies)" after "shall not include such articles". (c) EFFECTIVE DATE.—The amendments made by this section 19 USC 1308 shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act. note. CHAPTER 4—MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS SEC. 1451. ALTERNATIVE MID-POINT INTEREST ACCOUNTING METHOD- OLOGY FOR UNDERPAYMENT OF DUTIES AND FEES. Section 505(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1505(c)) is amended by striking "For the period beginning on" and all that follows through "the Secretary may prescribe" and inserting "The Secretary may prescribe". SEC. 1452. EXCEPTION FROM MAKING REPORT OF ARRIVAL AND FORMAL ENTRY FOR CERTAIN VESSELS. (a) REPORT OF ARRIVAL AND FORMAL ENTRY OF VESSELS.— (1) Section 433(a)(1)(C) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1433(a)(1)(C)) is amended by striking "bonded merchandise, or". (2) Section 434(a)(3) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1434(a)(3)) is amended by striking "bonded merchandise or". (3) Section 4197 of the Revised Statutes of the United States (46 U.S.C. App. 91) is amended in subsection (a)(2) by striking "bonded merchandise or".