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[85 STAT. 418]
[85 STAT. 418]
PUBLIC LAW 92-000—MMMM. DD, 1971

PUBLIC LAW 92-152-NOV. 5, 1971

418 77A Stat. 270; 82 Stat. 1478, 1488. 19 USC 1202.

SEC. 3. (a) Schedule 6, part 2, subpart B of the Tariff Schedules of the United States is amended— (1) by renumbering item 608.90 as 608.89; and (2) by striking out items 608.91 and 608.92 and inserting in lieu thereof the following: 608.90 608.91 608.92

82 Stat. 1557. Effective date.

[85 STAT.

Imported for use in the manufacture of maple ! evaporators _ Other: Valued not over 10 cents per pound Valued over 10 cents per pound

Free

1^ per lb.

8% adval. 0.8f per lb.

1^ per lb. If: per lb.

(b) The rates of duty in rate column numbered 1 of the Taritt' Schedules of the United States for items 608.89, 608.90, 608.91, and 608.92 (as amended by subsection (a)) shall be treated as not having the status of statutory provisions enacted by the Congress, but as having been proclaimed by the President as being required or appropriate to carry out foreign trade agreements to which the United States is a party. Such rates shall not supersede the staged rates of duties provided for such items in Annex III to Proclamation 3822, dated December 16, 1967, and the reference to item 608.90 in such Annex shall be treated as referring to item 608.89. (c) The amendments made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to articles entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the date of the enactment of this Act. Approved November 5, 1971.

Public Law 92-152 November 5, 1971 [ H. R. 10458]

U.S.-Western Hemisphere countries. Cooperative animal d i s e a s e control.

AN ACT To broaden and expand the powers of the Secretary of Agriculture to cooperate with Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, British Honduras, Panama, Colombia, and Canada to prevent or retard communicable diseases of animals, where the Secretary deems such action necessary to protect the livestock, poultry, and related industries of the United States.

Be it enacted Ijy the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the first section of the Act of February 28, 1947, as amended (61 Stat. 7; 80 Stat. 330; 21 U.S.C. 114b), is amended to read as follows: "The Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to cooperate with the Governments of Mexico, Guatemala, E l Salvador, Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, British Honduras, Panama, Colombia, and Canada in carrying out operations or measures to eradicate, suppress, or control, or to prevent or retard, any communicable disease of animals, including but not limited to foot-and-mouth disease, rinderpest, or screw-worm in such countries where he deems such action necessary to protect the livestock, poultry, and related industries of the United States. In performing the operations or measures authorized in this Act, the Governments of such countries shall be responsible for the authority necessary to carry out such operations or measures on all lands and properties therein and for such other facilities and means as in the discretion of the Secretary of Agriculture are necessary. The measure and character of cooperation carried out under this Act on the part of the United States and on the part of the Governments of such