7 CFR 75.42 - Sampling and sealing.
(a) Fees for inspection services provided by licensed inspectors may be charged by States participating in the program at rates established by the individual States.
(b) When onsite inspection services are performed by Federal employees at the request of the applicant:
(1) Fees for onsite inspections for sampling and sealing shall include the time for actual sampling and sealing, standby at the service site, travel time and actual travel costs to and from the site, and a per diem charge if the employee performing the service is paid per diem in accordance with existing travel regulations as appear in Agricultural Travel Regulations, including the Federal Travel Regulations, DM 2300-1.
(2) Hourly rates shall begin when the inspector begins travel to the service site and end when the inspector arrives back at his official station or residence, computed to the nearest quarter hour, less meal time, if any.
(3) A 2-hour minimum shall be charged for each onsite inspection.
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§ 75.42 Sampling and sealing.