21 U.S. Code § 379f - Recovery and retention of fees for freedom of information requests
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(a) In general
The Secretary, acting through the Commissioner of Food and Drugs, may—
(1) set and charge fees, in accordance with section 552 (a)(4)(A) of title 5, to recover all reasonable costs incurred in processing requests made under section 552 of title 5 for records obtained or created under this chapter or any other Federal law for which responsibility for administration has been delegated to the Commissioner by the Secretary;
(b) Use of fees
The Secretary and the Commissioner of Food and Drugs shall not use fees received under this section for any purpose other than funding the processing of requests described in subsection (a)(1) of this section. Such fees shall not be used to reduce the amount of funds made to carry out other provisions of this chapter.
Source(June 25, 1938, ch. 675, § 731, formerly § 711, as added Pub. L. 101–635, title II, § 201,Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 4584; renumbered § 731,Pub. L. 102–571, title I, § 106(6),Oct. 29, 1992, 106 Stat. 4499.)