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[121 STAT. 1881]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

PUBLIC LAW 110–161—DEC. 26, 2007

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participating States’’ shall be defined as those authorized to participate under section 18(g) of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1769(g)) as well as those authorized to participate under section 779 of Public Law 109–97: Provided further, That implementation of the program in new States shall begin with school year 2008/2009. SEC. 740. Section 704 of the Department of Agriculture Organic Act of 1944 (7 U.S.C. 2258) is amended by striking the first proviso. SEC. 741. None of the funds made available in this Act may be used to pay the salaries or expenses of personnel to— (1) inspect horses under section 3 of the Federal Meat Inspection Act (21 U.S.C. 603); (2) inspect horses under section 903 of the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 (7 U.S.C. 1901 note; Public Law 104–127); or (3) implement or enforce section 352.19 of title 9, Code of Federal Regulations. SEC. 742. There is hereby appropriated $800,000 to the Farm Service Agency to carry out a pilot program to demonstrate the use of new technologies that increase the rate of growth of reforested hardwood trees on private non-industrial forests lands, enrolling lands on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico that were damaged by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. SEC. 743. (a) Sections 9001(a) and 9002 of the U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans’ Care, Katrina Recovery, and Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act, 2007 (Public Law 110–28; 121 Stat. 211, 214) are amended by striking ‘‘February 28, 2007’’ each place it occurs and inserting ‘‘December 31, 2007’’. (b) There is hereby appropriated $20,000,000 for the ‘‘Farm Service Agency, Salaries and Expenses’’. (c) Each amount provided by this section is designated as described in section 5 (in the matter preceding division A of this consolidated Act). SEC. 744. Section 17(r)(5) of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1766(r)(5)) is amended— (1) by striking ‘‘seven’’ and inserting ‘‘eight’’; (2) by striking ‘‘five’’ and inserting ‘‘six’’; and (3) by inserting ‘‘West Virginia,’’ after the first instance of ‘‘States shall be’’. SEC. 745. Hereafter, notwithstanding any other provision of law, of the funds made available for the Commodity Assistance Program under division B of Public Law 109–148, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations to Address Hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico and Pandemic Influenza, 2006, all unexpended funds shall be made available to support normal program operations of the Commodity Supplemental Food Program under the Agriculture and Consumer Protection Act of 1973 and of the Emergency Food Assistance Program under the Emergency Food Assistance Act of 1983: Provided, That any commodities purchased with funds made available under Public Law 109–148 and remaining undistributed shall be used to support normal program operations under the authorities cited in this section. SEC. 746. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, and until receipt of the decennial Census for the year 2010, the Secretary of Agriculture shall consider— (1) the City of Alamo, Texas; the City of Mercedes, Texas; the City of Weslaco, Texas; the City of Donna, Texas; the

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