The Administrator may, at the Administrator’s discretion, exempt any Federal or State agency from any provision of this subchapter if the Administrator determines that emergency conditions exist which require such exemption. The Administrator, in determining whether or not such emergency conditions exist, shall consult with the Secretary of Agriculture and the Governor of any State concerned if they request such determination.
AMENDMENTS 1991—Pub. L. 102–237 substituted "the Administrator" for "he" before "determines" and "the Administrator’s" for "his". 1988—Pub. L. 100–532 substituted "and" for "or" in section catchline, and directed that sentence beginning "The Administrator, in" be run in after first sentence beginning "The Administrator may". 1975—Pub. L. 94–140 inserted provision requiring Administrator to consult with Secretary of Agriculture and Governor of State concerned in determining whether an emergency situation exists.EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1988 AMENDMENT Amendment by Pub. L. 100–532 effective on expiration of 60 days after Oct. 25, 1988, see section 901 of Pub. L. 100–532, set out as a note under section 136 of this title.EFFECTIVE DATE For effective date of section, see section 4 of Pub. L. 92–516, set out as a note under section 136 of this title.
7 U.S.C. § 136p (2018)