Title 7--AGRICULTURE
Chapter XV--FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Subpart A--Official Records, Sec. 1.3, Agency Implementing Regulations, for the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552). The Secretary's Regulations,...


the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agriculture Service, Public Affairs Division, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250-1004. The office will be...


all materials for public inspection and copying. The Foreign Agricultural Service maintains the following record systems. FAS regulations, manuals, and notices; attache...


Service, Ag Box 1004, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250-1004. Tel.: 202-720-3448,...


appeals, write to the following official and mark your letters ``FOIA Appeal'': Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400...


speeches, congressional testimony, program regulations, and some letters and memoranda. Some of this information can be found on the FAS web site, www.fas.uda.gov. Also,...


Program, and the Polyhydric Alcohol Program. Under these provisions, refiners may enter raw sugar unrestricted by the quantitative limit established for the raw...


has the power to control the other(s), or, a third person controls or has the power to control the others. Indications of control include, but are not limited...


Re-export Program, or the Polyhydric Alcohol Program must first obtain a license from the USDA, through the Licensing Authority. (b) A license under the Refined...


alcohols, that owns and operates a facility within the U.S. Customs Territory, is eligible for a license to participate in the Refined Sugar Re-export Program, the...


following information: (1) The name and address of the applicant; (2) The address at which the applicant will maintain the records required under Sec. 1530.110; ...


sugar under subheading 1701.11.20 of the HTS, export or transfer an equivalent quantity of refined sugar if the entry results in a positive license balance. (b) A...


used, adjusted to a dry weight basis. Refiner quantities shall be adjusted to raw value, using the formulas set forth in paragraphs (a) (1), (2), and (3) of this...


refined sugar, the export of sugar in sugar containing products, or the production of certain polyhydric alcohols, if the licensee establishes a performance bond or a letter...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 10] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR1530] [Page 828] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE CHAPTER XV--FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 1530--THE REFINED SUGAR RE-EXPORT PROGRAM, THE SUGAR CONTAINING Sec. 1530.108 Revocation or surrender of licenses. (a) A license may be revoked upon written notice by the Licensing Authority. (b) A licensee may surrender a license when the sum of all credits is equal to or greater than the sum of all charges. ...


least a quarterly report to the Licensing Authority not later than 90 days after the earliest transaction in the report for which credits or charges are being submitted....


submitting for credit against a license. The licensee shall propose to the Licensing Authority a list of documents to substantiate entries, transfers, exports, or use...


meet the requirements set forth in the regulations of this part, or if the licensee does not voluntarily charge back credits erroneously claimed in accordance with these...


appeal, signed by the licensee or the licensee's agent, with the Director, Import Policies and Programs Division, Foreign Agricultural Service (Director), or his or her...


Authority may extend the period for transfer, export, or production, and/or may temporarily increase a maximum license limit, may extend the period for submitting...


Authority, but must conclude a documentation agreement within 24 months of the effective date of this rule. Participant license balances, as of the effective date of...


collecting information displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. OMB has approved the information collection requirements contained in this...


Authority: Sec. 213(f), Pub. L. 98-67, 97 Stat. 391 (19 U.S.C. 2703(f); 5 U.S.C. 301. Source: 49 FR 22265, May 29, 1984, unless otherwise noted. ...


(a) Perishable product means: (1) Live plants provided for in subpart A of part 6 of schedule 1 of the Tariff Schedules of the United States (TSUS); (2) Fresh or...


A request under this subpart may be filed by an entity, including a firm, or group or workers, trade association, or certified or recognized union which is representative of...


A request for emergency action under section 213(f) of the Act shall be submitted in duplicate to the Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service, United States Department...


If the Secretary has reason to believe that the perishable product which is the subject of a petition under Sec. 1540.4 of this subpart is being imported into...


Persons desiring information from the Department of Agriculture regarding the Department's implementation of section 213(f) of the Act should address such inquiries to the...


number. The Office of Management and Budget has approved the information collection requirements contained in these regulations in accordance with 44 U.S.C....


Authority: Sec. 404, Pub. L. 98-573, 98 Stat. 3016, as amended (19 U.S.C. 2112 note); 5 U.S.C. 301. Source: 50 FR 43692, Oct. 29, 1985, unless...


Perishable product means: (a) Live plants provided for in subpart A of part 6 of schedule 1 of the 1985 Tariff Schedules of the United States (the ``TSUS''); (b) Fresh...


A request under this subpart may be filed by an entity, including a firm, or group or workers, trade association, or certified or recognized union which is...


A request for emergency action under section 404 of the Trade and Tariff Act of 1984 shall be submitted in duplicate to the Administrator, Foreign Agricultural...


of Agriculture. If the Secretary of Agriculture has reason to believe that the perishable product(s) which is the subject of a petition under this subpart is...


Persons desiring information from the Department of Agriculture regarding the Department's implementation of section 404 of the Trade and Tariff Act of 1984 should address...


assigned number. The Office of Management and Budget has approved the information collection requirements contained in these regulations in accordance with 44...


subpart. Authority: Title II, sec. 204(e), Pub. L. 102-182, 105 Stat. 1239 (19 U.S.C. 3203(e)); 5 U.S.C. 301. Source: 58 FR 16104, Mar. 25, 1993,...


(a) Perishable product means: (1) Live plants and fresh cut flowers provided for in chapter 6 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS); (2) Fresh or...


request. A request under this subpart may be filed by an entity, including a firm, or group of workers, trade association, or certified or recognized union which...


request. (a) A request for emergency action under section 204(e) of the Act shall be submitted in duplicate to the Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service,...


recommendations by the Secretary of Agriculture. If the Secretary has reason to believe that the perishable product(s) which is the subject of a petition under Sec....


Persons desiring information from the Department of Agriculture regarding the Department's implementation [[Page 835]] of section 204(e) of the...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 10] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR1560] [Page 835] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE CHAPTER XV--FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 1560--PROCEDURES TO MONITOR CANADIAN FRESH FRUIT AND VEGETABLE IMPORTS--Table of Contents Sec. 1560.1 Scope. This part outlines the procedures that will be used by the Administrator of the Foreign Agricultural Service to monitor and inform the Secretary of Agriculture of data regarding the importation of fresh fruits and vegetables from Canada. ...


the Administrator of the Foreign Agricultural Service, United States Department of Agriculture. (b) Average Monthly Import Price means the average unit value for...


particular fresh fruit or vegetable will be determined based on the practicability of monitoring at the eight digit subheading level of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the...


the following conditions are met with respect to a particular fresh fruit or vegetable imported into the United States from Canada: (a) If for each of five...


fruit or vegetable is imposed pursuant to section 301(a) of the United States- Canada Free-Trade Agreement Implementation Act of 1988, the Administrator will inform...


Authority: 7 U.S.C. 5663. This subpart sets forth the criteria to be considered in evaluating and approving proposals for initiatives to facilitate export sales...


The criteria considered by FAS in reviewing proposals for SOAP and COAP initiatives will include, but not be limited to, the following: (a) The expected contribution which...


by an exporter to FAS for an export bonus under the SOAP or the COAP must contain, in addition to any other information required by FAS, a certification stating...


of agricultural commodities may petition the Department of Agriculture for eligibility to apply for trade adjustment assistance based on criteria set forth in...


Administrator means the Administrator of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS). Agricultural commodity means any commodity in its raw or natural state found...


United States or their authorized representative may file a petition for trade adjustment assistance. (b) Filings may be written or electronic, as provided for by...


substantial interest in the proceedings, submits not later than 10 days after the filing date a request in writing for a hearing, the Administrator shall provide for a public...


any event not later than 40 days after that date, the Administrator shall determine whether the petitioners satisfy the following conditions for adjustment assistance. ...


Producers may request advice from FSA regarding the preparation and submission of their applications. (b) An eligible producer may submit an application...


apply for and receive information and technical assistance from the Extension Service that will assist in adjusting to import competition and be at no cost to the producer. ...


adjustment assistance payments. (b) The FSA office shall issue a payment to a producer that is equal to the product of the amount of the agricultural commodity produced in...


that provided national average prices to justify their initial certifications shall provide the Administrator national average prices for the most recent...


shall be carried out in the field by State and county FSA committees. (b) State and county FSA committees and representatives do not have the authority to modify or waive...


records and accounts that will document that they meet all eligibility requirements specified herein, as may be requested by FSA. Such records and accounts must be retained...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 10] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR1580] [Page 844] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE CHAPTER XV--FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 1580--TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE FOR FARMERS--Table of Contents Sec. 1580.503 Debarment and suspension. The Government-wide Debarment and Suspension (Nonprocurement) regulations and Government Requirements for Drug-Free Workplace (Grants), 7 CFR part 3017--subparts A through E, apply to this part. ...


person has received any payment under this program to which the person was not entitled, such person will be liable to repay such amount to the Administrator, FSA. The...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 10] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR1580] [Page 844] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE CHAPTER XV--FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 1580--TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE FOR FARMERS--Table of Contents Sec. 1580.505 Appeals. Any person may obtain reconsideration and review of determinations made with respect to applications for program benefits under this part in accordance with appeal regulations of the 7 CFR part 780. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 10] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR1580] [Page 844] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE CHAPTER XV--FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 1580--TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE FOR FARMERS--Table of Contents Sec. 1580.601 Implementation. Trade adjustment assistance is available for the most recent marketing year for which prices were available on February 3, 2003. ...


requires Government agencies, in general, to provide the public the option of submitting information or transacting business electronically to maximum extent possible....


financial and technical assistance provided under Program Agreements. Agricultural Counselor or Attache--the United States Foreign Agricultural...


and conditions governing the donation of commodities and financial and technical assistance to Cooperating Sponsors under the McGovern-Dole International Food for...


(a) A foreign government; (b) An entity registered with the Agency for International Development (AID) in accordance with AID regulations; or (c) An entity...


is a standard application for federal assistance, a Program Introduction, a Plan of Operation, and a Budget Proposal to the Director, PPDED and to the Agricultural...


provide to the Director, PPDED, data showing commercial and non-commercial imports of the types of agricultural commodities requested during the prior five years, by...


preservation, and fortification of agricultural commodities, and the processing, transportation, handling and other incidental charges incurred in delivering...


commodities are subject to the requirements of sections 901(b) and 901b of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, regarding carriage on U.S.-flag vessels. A Cooperating Sponsor...


make all necessary arrangements for receiving the commodities in the recipient country, including obtaining appropriate approvals for entry and transit. The Cooperating...


use the commodities provided only in accordance with the terms of the Program Agreement. (b) In the event that its participation in the program terminates, the...


(a) The Cooperating Sponsor shall enter into a written agreement with a recipient agency prior to the transfer of any commodities, sale proceeds or program income to...


(a) Commodities may be sold or bartered without the prior approval of FAS where damage has rendered the commodities unfit for intended program purposes and sale or barter...


(a) Cooperating Sponsors may arrange for the processing of commodities provided under the Program Agreement, or for packaging or repackaging prior to...


(a) Prior to delivery to Cooperating Sponsor at discharge port or point of entry. If the commodity is damaged prior to delivery to a governmental Cooperating Sponsor at discharge...


(a) Fault of Cooperating Sponsor prior to loading on ocean vessel. The Cooperating Sponsor shall immediately notify KCCO, Chief, Export Operations Division if the...


The Cooperating Sponsor shall maintain records for a period of three (3) years from the final date specified in the program agreement. FAS may, at...


subject to the audit requirements of OMB Circular A-133 as implemented in USDA by 7 CFR part 3052, ``Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations.''...


including commodities in transit, may be suspended by FAS if: (a) The Cooperating Sponsor fails to comply with the provisions of the Program Agreement or...


FAS has developed guidelines to assist the Cooperating Sponsors with effective reporting on program logistics and commodity sales. Cooperating Sponsors may obtain these...


in this part? The paperwork and record keeping requirements imposed by this part have been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget for review under...




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