7 U.S. Code § 7512 - Regulations
In administering this chapter, the Secretary shall minimize, to the maximum extent practicable, the regulatory, recordkeeping, and paperwork requirements imposed on eligible recipient agencies.
The regulations issued by the Secretary under this section shall include provisions that set standards with respect to liability for commodity losses under the program under this chapter in situations in which there is no evidence of negligence or fraud, and conditions for payment to cover such losses. Such provisions shall take into consideration the special needs and circumstances of emergency feeding organizations 
The Secretary is authorized to issue final regulations without first issuing proposed regulations for public comment in order to carry out the provisions of sections 7514 and 7515 of this title. If final regulations are issued without such prior public comment the Secretary shall permit public comment on such regulations, consider pertinent comments, and make modifications of such regulations as appropriate not later than 1 year after September 19, 1988. Such final and modified regulations shall be accompanied by a statement of the basis and purpose for such regulations.
 So in original.
1990—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 101–624 added subsec. (c) and struck out former subsec. (c) which contained provisions similar to the current provisions for specific fiscal years.
1988—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 100–435, § 103(d), substituted “each of the fiscal years 1989 and 1990” for “the fiscal year ending September 30, 1988”.
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 100–435, § 105(b), added subsec. (e).
1987—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 100–77 substituted provisions relating to period ending on date specified in former section 212 of Pub. L. 98–8 for provisions relating to period beginning October 1, 1983 and ending September 30, 1987, and substituted “fiscal year ending September 30, 1988” for “fiscal year ending September 30, 1987”.
1985—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 99–198, § 1570(1), substituted “the period beginning October 1, 1983, and ending September 30, 1987” for “the fiscal years ending September 30, 1984, and September 30, 1985”, “as early as feasible but not later than the beginning of the fiscal year ending September 30, 1987” for “prior to the beginning of the fiscal year ending September 30, 1985”, and “such fiscal year” for “second twelve months”.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 99–198, § 1570(2), added subsec. (d).
1983–Pub. L. 98–92 designated existing provisions as subsec. (a) and added subsecs. (b) and (c).
Amendment by Pub. L. 101–624 effective and implemented first day of month beginning 120 days after publication of implementing regulations to be promulgated not later than Oct. 1, 1991, see section 1781(a) of Pub. L. 101–624, set out as a note under section 2012 of this title.
Amendment by section 103(d) of Pub. L. 100–435 to be effective and implemented on Sept. 19, 1988, and amendment by section 105(b) of Pub. L. 100–435 to be effective and implemented on Oct. 1, 1988, see section 701(a), (b)(1) of Pub. L. 100–435, set out as a note under section 2012 of this title.
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