Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, there are transferred to the Secretary of Agriculture all functions of all agencies, offices, officers, and employees of the Department that are not already vested in the Secretary on October 13, 1994.
Subsection (a) of this section shall not apply to the following functions:
(1)Functions vested by subchapter
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5 in administrative law judges employed by the Department.
(2)Functions vested by the Inspector General Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App.) in the Inspector General of the Department.
(3)Functions vested by chapter
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31 in the Chief Financial Officer of the Department.
(4)Functions vested in the corporations of the Department or the boards of directors and officers of such corporations.
The Inspector General Act of 1978, referred to in subsec. (b)(2), is Pub. L. 95–452, Oct. 12, 1978, 92 Stat. 1101, as amended, which is set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.
2002—Subsec. (b)(5). Pub. L. 107–171struck out par. (5) which read as follows: “Functions vested in the Corporate Board of the Alternative Agricultural Research and Commercialization Corporation by the Alternative Agricultural Research and Commercialization Act of 1990 (7 U.S.C. 5901 et seq.).”
1996—Subsec. (b)(5). Pub. L. 104–127substituted “Corporate Board of the Alternative Agricultural Research and Commercialization Corporation” for “Alternative Agricultural Research and Commercialization Board”.
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