7 U.S. Code § 136w–3 - Identification of pests; cooperation with Department of Agriculture’s program

(a) In general
The Administrator, in coordination with the Secretary of Agriculture, shall identify those pests that must be brought under control. The Administrator shall also coordinate and cooperate with the Secretary of Agriculture’s research and implementation programs to develop and improve the safe use and effectiveness of chemical, biological, and alternative methods to combat and control pests that reduce the quality and economical production and distribution of agricultural products to domestic and foreign consumers.
(b) Pest control availability
(1) In general
The Administrator, in cooperation with the Secretary of Agriculture, shall identify—
(A) available methods of pest control by crop or animal;
(B) minor pest control problems, both in minor crops and minor or localized problems in major crops; and
(C) factors limiting the availability of specific pest control methods, such as resistance to control methods and regulatory actions limiting the availability of control methods.
(2) Report
The Secretary of Agriculture shall, not later than 180 days after November 28, 1990, and annually thereafter, prepare a report and send the report to the Administrator. The report shall—
(A) contain the information described in paragraph (1);
(B) identify the crucial pest control needs where a shortage of control methods is indicated by the information described in paragraph (1); and
(C) describe in detail research and extension efforts designed to address the needs identified in subparagraph (B).
(c) Integrated pest management
The Administrator, in cooperation with the Secretary of Agriculture, shall develop approaches to the control of pests based on integrated pest management that respond to the needs of producers, with a special emphasis on minor pests.
(d) Public health pests
The Administrator, in coordination with the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of Health and Human Services, shall identify pests of significant public health importance and, in coordination with the Public Health Service, develop and implement programs to improve and facilitate the safe and necessary use of chemical, biological, and other methods to combat and control such pests of public health importance.

Source

(June 25, 1947, ch. 125, § 28, as added Pub. L. 95–396, § 24(2),Sept. 30, 1978, 92 Stat. 838; amended Pub. L. 101–624, title XIV, § 1495,Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 3629; Pub. L. 104–127, title VIII, § 862(b)(1),Apr. 4, 1996, 110 Stat. 1174; Pub. L. 104–170, title II, § 236,Aug. 3, 1996, 110 Stat. 1509.)
Amendments

1996—Subsec. (b)(2)(A). Pub. L. 104–127struck out “and the information required by section 5882 of this title” after “paragraph (1)”.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 104–170added subsec. (d).
1990—Pub. L. 101–624designated existing provisions as subsec. (a) and added subsecs. (b) and (c).

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19 CFR Part 12 - SPECIAL CLASSES OF MERCHANDISE

29 CFR - Labor

29 CFR Part 1440 - ARBITRATION OF PESTICIDE DATA DISPUTES

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40 CFR Part 9 - OMB APPROVALS UNDER THE PAPERWORK REDUCTION ACT

40 CFR Part 30 - UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS FOR GRANTS AND AGREEMENTS WITH INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, HOSPITALS, AND OTHER NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

40 CFR Part 31 - UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS FOR GRANTS AND COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS TO STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS

40 CFR Part 32

40 CFR Part 34 - NEW RESTRICTIONS ON LOBBYING

40 CFR Part 35 - STATE AND LOCAL ASSISTANCE

40 CFR Part 152 - PESTICIDE REGISTRATION AND CLASSIFICATION PROCEDURES

40 CFR Part 153 - REGISTRATION POLICIES AND INTERPRETATIONS

40 CFR Part 155 - REGISTRATION STANDARDS AND REGISTRATION REVIEW

40 CFR Part 156 - LABELING REQUIREMENTS FOR PESTICIDES AND DEVICES

40 CFR Part 158 - DATA REQUIREMENTS FOR PESTICIDES

40 CFR Part 159 - STATEMENTS OF POLICIES AND INTERPRETATIONS

40 CFR Part 162 - STATE REGISTRATION OF PESTICIDE PRODUCTS

40 CFR Part 165 - PESTICIDE MANAGEMENT AND DISPOSAL

40 CFR Part 166 - EXEMPTION OF FEDERAL AND STATE AGENCIES FOR USE OF PESTICIDES UNDER EMERGENCY CONDITIONS

40 CFR Part 168 - STATEMENTS OF ENFORCEMENT POLICIES AND INTERPRETATIONS

40 CFR Part 174 - PROCEDURES AND REQUIREMENTS FOR PLANT-INCORPORATED PROTECTANTS

40 CFR Part 451 - CONCENTRATED AQUATIC ANIMAL PRODUCTION POINT SOURCE CATEGORY

 

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