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Conference report filed in House (12/01/1980)

(Conference report filed in House, H. Rept. 96-1480)

Amends the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act to permit the subpanels of the scientific advisory panel appointed by the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to be composed of scientists other than members of such panel when necessary for the evaluation of scientific studies relied upon by the Administrator in assessing the impact of a proposed action on health and the environment. Requires the Administrator to submit to such panel for comment on the impact on health and the environment any suspended registration of any pesticide because of an imminent hazard.

Requires the Administrator to establish procedures for peer review with respect to the design, protocols, and conduct of major scientific studies to be conducted pursuant to such Act and for actions that may be taken relating to the change in classification, suspension, or cancellation of a pesticide.

Authorizes appropriations to carry out such Act for fiscal years 1980 and 1981.

Subjects rules and regulations issued pursuant to such Act to Congressional review and approval. Sets forth judicial review procedures.