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no longer exists in such foreign country, the importation into the United States of cattle, sheep, or other domestic ruminants, or swine, or of fresh, chilled, or frozen beef, veal, mutton, lamb, or pork, from such foreign country, is prohibited.
(b) Meats unfit for human food.-No meat of any kind shall be imported into the United States unless such meat is healthful, wholesome, and fit for human food and contains no dye, chemical, preservative, or ingredient which renders such meat unhealthful, unwholesome, or unfit for human food, and unless such meat also complies with the rules and regulations made by the Secretary of Agriculture. All imported meats shall, after entry into the United States in compliance with such rules and regulations, be deemed and treated as domestic meats within the meaning of and subject to the provisions of sections 1-15, 95 of Title 21.
(c) Regulations.—The Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to make rules and regulations to carry out the purposes of this section, and in such rules and regulations the Secretary of Agriculture may prescribe the terms and conditions for the destruction of all cattle, sheep, and other domestic ruminants, and swine, and of all meats, offered for entry and refused admission into the United States, unless such cattle, sheep, domestic ruminants, swine, or meats be exported by the consignee within the time fixed therefor in such rules and regulations. (June 17, 1930, ch. 497, title III, § 306, 46 Stat. 689.)
UNITED STATES TARIFF COMMISSION 8 1334. Cooperation with other agencies. The commission shall in appropriate matters act in conjunction and cooperation with_the Treasury Department, the Department of Commerce, the Federal Trade Commission, or any other departments, or independent establishments of the Government, and such departments and independent establishments of the Government shall cooperate fully with the commission for the purposes of aiding and assisting in its work, and, when directed by the President, shall furnish to the commission, on its request, all records, papers, and information in their possession relating to any of the subjects of investigation by the commission and shall detail, from time to time, such officials and employees to said commission as he may direct. (June 17, 1930, ch. 497, title III, § 334, 46 Stat. 700.)
PROMOTION OF FOREIGN TRADE § 1354. Notice of intention to negotiate agreement; opportunity to be heard; President to seek information and advice.Before any foreign trade agreement is concluded with any foreign government or instrumentality thereof under the provisions of Part III of this title, reasonable public notice of the intention to negotiate an agreement with such government or instrumentality shall be given in order that any interested person may have an opportunity to present his views to the President, or to such agency as the President may designate, under such rules and regulations as the President may prescribe; and before concluding such agreement the President shall seek information and advice with respect thereto from the United States Tariff Commission, the Departments of State, Agriculture, and Commerce and from such other sources as he may deem appropriate. (June 12, 1934, ch. 474, § 4, 48 Stat. 945.)
VOCATIONAL EDUCATION § 17. Federal board; members; chairman; terms of office; cooperation with State boards; investigations; assistants.-A Federal Board for Vocational Education is created, to consist of the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of Commerce, the Secretary of Labor, the United States Commissioner of Education, and three citizens of the United States to be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. One of said three citizens shall be a representative of the manufacturing and commercial interests, one a representative of the agricultural interests, and one a representative of labor. The board shall elect annually one of its members as chairman. In the first instance, one of the citizen members shall be appointed for one year, one for two years, and one for three years, and thereafter for three years each.
The Federal Security Agency shall have power to cooperate with State boards in carrying out the provisions of sections 11-15, 16-28, of this title. It shall be the duty of the Federal Security Agency to make or cause to have made studies, investigations, and reports, with particular reference to their use in aiding the States in the establishment of vocational schools and classes and in giving instruction in agriculture, trades and industries, commerce and commercial pursuits, and home economics. Such studies, investigations, and reports shall include agriculture and agricultural processes and requirements upon agricultural workers; trades, industries, and apprenticeships, trade and industrial requirements upon industrial workers, and classification of industrial processes and pursuits; commerce and commercial pursuits and requirements upon commercial workers; home management, domestic science, and the study of related facts and principles; and problems of administration of vocational schools and of courses of study and instruction in vocational subjects.
When the Federal Security Agency deems its advisable such studies, investigations, and reports concerning agriculture, for the purposes of agricultural education, may be made in cooperation with or through the Department of Agriculture; such studies, investigations, and reports concerning trades and industries, for the purposes of trade and industrial education, may be made in cooperation with or through the Department of Labor; such studies, investigations, and reports concerning commerce and commercial pursuits, for the purposes of commercial education, may be made in cooperation with or through the Department of Commerce; such studies, investigations, and reports concerning the administration of vocational schools, courses of study and instruction in vocational subjects, may be made in cooperation with or through the Office of Education.
The Commissioner of Education may make such recommendations to the Federal Security Agency relative to the administration of sections 11-15, 16-28 of this title as he may from time to time deem advisable. It shall be the duty of the Federal Security Agency to carry out the rules, regulations, and decisions which it may adopt. The Federal Security Agency shall have power to employ such assistants as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of sections 11-15, 16-28, of this title. (Feb. 23, 1917, ch. 114, § 6, 39 Stat. 932; Ex. Ord. No. 6166, § 15, June 10, 1933; Reorg. Plan No. I, $8 201, 204, eff. July 1, 1939, 4 Fed. Reg. 2728, 53 Stat. 1424.)
TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS The Office of Education was originally established in the Department of the Interior from which it was transferred to the Federal Security Agency by Reorganization Plan No. I, cited to text, which is set out in note to section 133t of Title 5, Executive Department, and Government Officers and Employees.
In the appropriation act of July 12, 1870, ch. 251, 16 Stat. 242, the Office was designated the Bureau of Education. This designation was retained until the act of May 14, 1930, ch. 273, 46 Stat. 281, 319, which made appropriations for the "Office of Education.” Since that time, all appropriations have been made to the "Office of Education."
Functions of Federal Board for Vocational Education were transferred to Interior Department and from there to the Federal Security Agency.
SMITHSONIAN GALLERY OF ART 8 76d. Donations of works of art from Government agencies. - The Federal Works Administrator and other agencies of the Government are authorized to donate to the Gallery any works of art now or hereafter under their control. (May 17, 1938, ch. 238, § 5, 52 Stat. 401; Reorg. Plan No. I, $$ 301, 303, eff. July 1, 1939, 4 Fed. Reg. 2729, 53 Stat. 1426, 1427.)
TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Public Buildings Branch of the Procurement Division in the Treasury Department and Public Works Administration and other agencies were consolidated into the Federal Works Agency, and functions transferred to the Federal Works Administrator, by Reorganization Plan No. 1, $$ 301, 303, effective July 1, 1939, set out in notes to section 133t of Title 6, Executive Departments and Government Officers and Employees.
NATIONAL ZOOLOGICAL PARK 8 82. National Zoological Park; aid in acquisition of collections. The heads of executive departments of the Government are authorized and directed to cause to be rendered all necessary and practicable aid to the said Regents in the acquisition of collections for the Zoological Park. (Apr. 30, 1890, ch. 173, § 3, 26 Stat. 78.)
GOVERNMENT COLLECTIONS AND INSTITUTIONS FOR RESEARCH,
AND MATERIAL FOR EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS 8 91. Literary and scientific collections accessible to investigators and students. The facilities for study research and illustration in the Government departments and in the following and any other governmental collections now existing or hereafter to be established in the city of Washington for the promotion of knowledge shall be accessible, under such rules and restrictions as the officers in charge of each department or collection may prescribe, subject to such authority as is now or may hereafter be permitted by law, to the scientific investigators and to duly qualified individuals, students and graduates of any institution of learning in the several States and Territories and the District of Columbia to wit:
Seven. Of the Department of Agriculture.
(Apr. 12, 1892, No. 8, 27 Stat. 395; Mar. 3, 1901, ch. 831, § 1, 31 Stat. 1039; May 14, 1928, ch. 551, § i, 45 Stat. 531; Reorg. Plan No. II, § 4 (e), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 Fed. Reg. 2731, 53 Stat. 1433; Reorg. Plan No. III, § 3, eff. June 30, 1940, 5 Fed. Reg. 2108, 54 Stat. 1232.)
VENDING STANDS FOR BLIND IN FEDERAL BUILDINGS 8 107. Operation of vending stand authorized. For the purpose of providing blind persons with remunerative employment, enlarging the economic opportunities of the blind, and stimulating the blind to greater efforts in striving to make themselves self-supporting blind persons licensed under the provisions of sections 107 to 107f of this title shall be authorized to operate vending stands in any Federal building where, in the discretion of the head of the department or agency in charge of the maintenance of the building, such vending stands may be properly and satisfactorily operated by blind persons. (June 20, 1936, ch. 638, § 1, 49 Stat. 1559.)
§ 107a. Surveys by Commissioner of Education; designating State licensing agencies; qualifications for license; preferences; selection of locations:-(a) The Office of Education under the Federal Security Agency, subject to the direction of the Commissioner of Education and such rules and regulations as he may, with the approval of the Federal Security Administrator, prescribe, shall
(1) Make surveys of concession-stand opportunities for blind persons in Federal and other buildings in the United States;
(2), Make surveys throughout the United States of industries with a view to obtaining information that will assist blind per sons to obtain employment;
(3) Make available to the public, and especially to persons and organizations engaged in work for the blind, information obtained as a result of such surveys;
(4) Designate as provided in section 107b of this title the State commission for the blind in each State, or, in any State in which there is no such commission some other public agency to issue licenses to blind persons who are citizens of the United States and at least twenty-one years of age for the operating of vending stands in Federal and other buildings in such State for the vending of newspapers, periodicals, confections, tobacco products, and such other articles as may be approved for each building by the custodian thereof and the State licensing agency; and
(5) Take such other steps as may be necessary and proper to carry out the provisions of sections 107-107f of this title.
(b) The State licensing agency shall, in issuing each such license for the operation of a vending stand, give preference to blind persons who are in need of employment and have resided for at least one year in the State in which such stand is to be located. Each such license shall be issued for an indefinite period but may be terminated by the State licensing agency if it is satisfied that the stand is not being operated in accordance with the_rules and regulations prescribed by such licensing agency. Each such license for the operation of a vending stand in a Federal building shall be subject to the approval of the Federal agency having charge of the building in which the stand is located. Such licenses shall be issued only to applicants who are blind within the meaning of section 107e of this title but are able, in spite of such infirmity, to operate such stands.
(c) The State licensing agency designated by the Office of Education is authorized, with the approval of the custodian having charge of the building in which the vending stand is to be located, to select a location for such stand and the type of stand to be provided. (June 20, 1936, ch. 638, § 2, 49 Stat. 1560; Reorg. Plan No. I, S8201, 204 eff. July 1, 1939, 4 Fed. Reg. 2728, 53 Stat. 1424.)
TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS The Office of Education was originally established in the Department of the Interior from which it was transferred to the Federal Security Agency by Reorganization Plan No. I, cited to text, which is set out in note to section 133t of Title 5, Executive Departments and Government Officers and Employees.
107b. Application for designation as State licensing agency; cooperation with Commissioner; furnishing initial stock.-(a) A State commission for the blind or other State agency desiring to be designated as the agency for licensing blind persons for the operation of vending stands as provided in sections 107-107f of this title shall, with the approval of the governor of the State, make application to the Commissioner of Education and agree
(1) To cooperate with the Commissioner of Education and with the division of vocational rehabilitation of such State in training, placing, and supervising blind persons;
(2) To provide through loan, gift, or otherwise, for each blind person licensed to operate a stand, an adequate initial stock of suitable articles to be vended therefrom. (June 20, 1936, ch. 638, 83, 49 Stat. 1560.)
$ 107c. Cooperation of Commissioners with boards for re habilitation of handicapped persons.—The Commissioner is authorized to cooperate with the State boards for rehabilitation of handicapped persons, established by the several States pursuant to sections 31-44 of Title 29, as amended and supplemented, in carrying out the provisions of sections 107-107f of this title. (June 20, 1936, ch. 638, $ 4,49 Stat. 1560.)