(1)the exportation of any animal, article, or means of conveyance if the Secretary determines that the prohibition or restriction is necessary to prevent the dissemination from or within the United States of any pest or disease of livestock;
(2)the exportation of any livestock if the Secretary determines that the livestock is unfit to be moved;
(3)the use of any means of conveyance or facility in connection with the exportation of any animal or article if the Secretary determines that the prohibition or restriction is necessary to prevent the dissemination from or within the United States of any pest or disease of livestock; or
(4)the use of any means of conveyance in connection with the exportation of livestock if the Secretary determines that the prohibition or restriction is necessary because the means of conveyance has not been maintained in a clean and sanitary condition or does not have accommodations for the safe and proper movement and humane treatment of livestock.
(b) Requirements of owners
(1) Orders to disinfect
The Secretary may require the disinfection of—
(A)a means of conveyance used in connection with the exportation of an animal;
(B)an individual involved in the exportation of an animal and personal articles of the individual; and
(C)any article used in the exportation of an animal.
(2) Failure to comply with orders
If an owner fails to comply with an order of the Secretary under this section, the Secretary may—
(A)take remedial action with respect to the animal, article, or means of conveyance referred to in paragraph (1); and
(B)recover from the owner the costs of any care, handling, disposal, or other action incurred by the Secretary in connection with the remedial action.
The Secretary may certify the classification, quality, quantity, condition, processing, handling, or storage of any animal or article intended for export.
(d) Authorization of appropriations
(1) In general
There is authorized to be appropriated—
(A)$1,500,000 for each of fiscal years 2008 through 2012 to carry out section 11010 of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008; and
(B)such sums as may be necessary for each of fiscal years 2008 through 2012 to carry out this section.
Funds appropriated under paragraph (1) shall remain available until expended.
Section 11010 of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008, referred to in subsec. (d)(1)(A), is section 11010 ofPub. L. 110–246, which amended this section and enacted provisions set out as a note below.
For transfer of functions of the Secretary of Agriculture relating to agricultural import and entry inspection activities under this chapter to the Secretary of Homeland Security, and for treatment of related references, see sections
557 of Title
6, Domestic Security, and the Department of Homeland Security Reorganization Plan of November 25, 2002, as modified, set out as a note under section
542 of Title
“(1) Establishment.—Not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act [June 18, 2008], the Secretary of Agriculture shall establish a voluntary trichinae certification program. Such program shall include the facilitation of the export of pork products and certification services related to such products.
“(2) Regulations.—The Secretary shall issue final regulations to implement the program under paragraph (1) not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act.
“(3) Report.—If final regulations are not published in accordance with paragraph (2) within 90 days of the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall submit to the Committee on Agriculture of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the Senate a report containing—
“(A) an explanation of why the final regulations have not been issued in accordance with paragraph (2); and
“(B) the date on which the Secretary expects to issue such final regulations.
“(b) Funding.—Subject to the availability of appropriations under subsection (d)(1)(A) ofsection
10405 of the Animal Health Protection Act (7 U.S.C. 8304), as added by subsection (c), the Secretary shall use not less than $6,200,000 of the funds made available under such subsection to carry out subsection (a).”
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