7 USC 396 - Sec. 396. Inspection of livestock, hides, animal products, etc.; place; charges; disposition of funds

§396. Inspection of livestock, hides, animal products, etc.; place; charges; disposition of funds

The Secretary of Agriculture upon application of any exporter, importer, packer, or owner of, or the agent thereof, or dealer in, livestock, hides, skins, meat, or other animal products may, in his discretion, cause to be made inspections and examinations at places other than the headquarters of inspectors for the convenience of said applicants, who may be charged for the expenses of travel and subsistence incurred for such inspections and examinations, the funds derived from such charges to be deposited in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the appropriation from which the expenses are paid.

(Sept. 21, 1944, ch. 412, title I, §101(c), 58 Stat. 734.)

Codification

Section was formerly classified to section 228a of this title.

Prior Provisions

Provisions similar to those in this section were carried in the following prior Department of Agriculture Appropriation Acts:

June 28, 1944, ch. 296, 58 Stat. 433.

July 12, 1943, ch. 215, 57 Stat. 400.

July 22, 1942, ch. 516, 56 Stat. 673.

July 1, 1941, ch. 267, 55 Stat. 415.

June 25, 1940, ch. 421, 54 Stat. 539.

June 30, 1939, ch. 253, title I, 53 Stat. 948.

June 16, 1938, ch. 464, title I, 52 Stat. 719.

June 29, 1937, ch. 404, 50 Stat. 403.

June 4, 1936, ch. 489, 49 Stat. 1429.

Authorization of Appropriation

Authorization of appropriation of sums necessary for the purposes of this section, see note under section 395 of this title.