US (United States) Code. Title 7. Chapter 18: Cooperative marketing

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7 USC CHAPTER 18 - COOPERATIVE MARKETING 01/06/03

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TITLE 7 - AGRICULTURE

CHAPTER 18 - COOPERATIVE MARKETING

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CHAPTER 18 - COOPERATIVE MARKETING

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Sec.

451. ''Agricultural products'' defined.

452. Supervision of division of cooperative marketing.

453. Authority and duties of division.

454. Advisers to counsel with Secretary of Agriculture; expenses

and subsistence.

455. Dissemination of crop, market, etc., information by

cooperative marketing associations.

456. Rules and regulations; appointment, removal, and compensation

of employees; expenditures; authorization of appropriations.

457. Separability.

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CHAPTER REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This chapter is referred to in section 6944 of this title.

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Sec. 451. ''Agricultural products'' defined

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When used in this chapter the term ''agricultural products''

means agricultural, horticultural, viticultural, and dairy

products, livestock and the products thereof, the products of

poultry and bee raising, the edible products of forestry, and any

and all products raised or produced on farms and processed or

manufactured products thereof, transported or intended to be

transported in interstate and/or foreign commerce.

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(July 2, 1926, ch. 725, Sec. 1, 44 Stat. 802.)

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Sec. 452. Supervision of division of cooperative marketing

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The division of cooperative marketing shall be under the

direction and supervision of the Secretary of Agriculture.

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(July 2, 1926, ch. 725, Sec. 2, 44 Stat. 802.)

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CODIFICATION

First sentence of section, which provided that ''The Secretary of

Agriculture is hereby authorized and directed to establish a

division of cooperative marketing with suitable personnel in the

Bureau of Agricultural Economics of the Department of Agriculture

or in such bureau in the Department of Agriculture as may hereafter

be concerned with the marketing and distribution of farm products''

was omitted from the Code as executed.

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TRANSFER TO SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE

Act Aug. 6, 1953, ch. 335, Sec. 9, 67 Stat. 394, provided:

''There is hereby transferred from the Farm Credit Administration

to the jurisdiction and control of the Secretary of Agriculture the

Division of Cooperative Marketing (by whatever name now called)

authorized and created under and by virtue of an Act of Congress of

July 2, 1926 (Public, Numbered 450, Sixty-ninth Congress), entitled

'An Act to create a Division of Cooperative Marketing in the

Department of Agriculture; to provide for the acquisition and

dissemination of information pertaining to cooperation; to promote

the knowledge of cooperative principles and practices; to provide

for calling advisers to counsel with the Secretary of Agriculture

on cooperative activities; to authorize cooperative associations to

acquire, interpret, and disseminate crop and market information,

and for other purposes (this chapter)', together with all functions

pertaining to the work and services of such Division, its

personnel, property (including office equipment), assets, funds,

contracts, and records used and employed in the execution of its

functions, powers, and duties, and so much of the unexpended

balances of appropriations, allocations, and other funds available

or to be made available for salaries, expenses, and all other

administrative expenditures as the Director of the Bureau of the

Budget (now Director of the Office of Management and Budget) shall

determine, for use in the execution of the functions, powers, and

duties of said Division.''

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

Farmer Cooperative Service established in Department of

Agriculture Dec. 4, 1953, pursuant to Secretary's Memorandum 1320,

Supp. 4, 1953, as successor to functions of Cooperative Research

and Service Division, Farm Credit Administration.

Ex. Ord. No. 9322, Mar. 26, 1943, 8 F.R. 3807, as amended by Ex.

Ord. No. 9334, Apr. 19, 1943, 8 F.R. 5423, removed Farm Credit

Administration from Food Production Administration of Department of

Agriculture and returned it to its former status as a separate

agency of Department.

Ex. Ord. No. 9280, Dec. 5, 1942, 7 F.R. 10179, made Farm Credit

Administration a part of Food Production Administration of

Department of Agriculture.

Farm Credit Administration transferred to Department of

Agriculture by 1939 Reorg. Plan No. I, Sec. 401, 4 F.R. 2727, 53

Stat. 1423, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government

Organization and Employees.

Ex. Ord. No. 6084, Mar. 27, 1933, set out as a note preceding

section 2241 of Title 12, Banks and Banking, changed name of

Federal Farm Board to Farm Credit Administration and name of office

of Chairman of Federal Farm Board to Governor of Farm Credit

Administration.

Ex. Ord. No. 5200, Oct. 1, 1929, transferred, eff. Oct. 1, 1929,

from Department of Agriculture to jurisdiction and control of

Federal Farm Board the whole of Division of Cooperative Marketing

in Bureau of Agricultural Economics of Department of Agriculture,

all functions pertaining to work and services of such division, its

records, property, including office equipment, personnel, and

unexpended balances of appropriation, pertaining to such work or

services.

EXCEPTIONS FROM TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

Functions of Corporations of Department of Agriculture, boards of

directors and officers of such corporations; Advisory Board of

Commodity Credit Corporation; and Farm Credit Administration or any

agency, officer, or entity of, under, or subject to supervision of

said Administration excepted from functions of officers, agencies,

and employees transferred to Secretary of Agriculture by 1953

Reorg. Plan No. 2, Sec. 1, eff. June 4, 1953, 18 F.R. 3219, 67

Stat. 633, set out as a note under section 2201 of this title.

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Sec. 453. Authority and duties of division

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(a) The division shall render service to associations of

producers of agricultural products, and federations and

subsidiaries thereof, engaged in the cooperative marketing of

agricultural products, including processing, warehousing,

manufacturing, storage, the cooperative purchasing of farm

supplies, credit, financing, insurance, and other cooperative

activities.

(b) The division is authorized -

(1) To acquire, analyze, and disseminate economic, statistical,

and historical information regarding the progress, organization,

and business methods of cooperative associations in the United

States and foreign countries.

(2) To conduct studies of the economic, legal, financial,

social, and other phases of cooperation, and publish the results

thereof. Such studies shall include the analyses of the

organization, operation, financial and merchandising problems of

cooperative associations.

(3) To make surveys and analyses if deemed advisable of the

accounts and business practices of representative cooperative

associations upon their request; to report to the association so

surveyed the results thereof; and with the consent of the

association so surveyed to publish summaries of the results of

such surveys, together with similar facts, for the guidance of

cooperative associations and for the purpose of assisting

cooperative associations in developing methods of business and

market analysis.

(4) To confer and advise with committees or groups of

producers, if deemed advisable, that may be desirous of forming a

cooperative association and to make an economic survey and

analysis of the facts surrounding the production and marketing of

the agricultural product or products which the association, if

formed, would handle or market.

(5) To acquire from all available sources information

concerning crop prospects, supply, demand, current receipts,

exports, imports, and prices of the agricultural products handled

or marketed by cooperative associations, and to employ qualified

commodity marketing specialists to summarize and analyze this

information and disseminate the same among cooperative

associations and others.

(6) To promote the knowledge of cooperative principles and

practices and to cooperate, in promoting such knowledge, with

educational and marketing agencies, cooperative associations, and

others.

(7) To make such special studies, in the United States and

foreign countries, and to acquire and disseminate such

information and findings as may be useful in the development and

practice of cooperation.

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(July 2, 1926, ch. 725, Sec. 3, 44 Stat. 802.)

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Sec. 454. Advisers to counsel with Secretary of Agriculture;

expenses and subsistence

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The Secretary of Agriculture is authorized, in his discretion, to

call advisers to counsel with him and/or his representatives

relative to specific problems of cooperative marketing of farm

products or any other cooperative activity. Any person, other than

an officer, agent, or employee of the United States, called into

conference, as provided for in this section, may be paid actual

transportation expenses and not to exceed $10 per diem to cover

subsistence and other expenses while in conference and en route

from and to his home.

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(July 2, 1926, ch. 725, Sec. 4, 44 Stat. 803.)

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TRANSFER TO SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE

Transfer of Division of Cooperative Marketing ''(by whatever name

now called)'' from Farm Credit Administration to Secretary of

Agriculture, by act Aug. 6, 1953, ch. 335, Sec. 9, 67 Stat. 394,

see note set out under section 452 of this title.

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

Farmer Cooperative Service in Department of Agriculture as

successor to functions of Cooperative Research and Service

Division, Farm Credit Administration, see note set out under

section 452 of this title.

For prior transfers of functions, see notes set out under section

452 of this title.

EXCEPTIONS FROM TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

Functions of Corporations of Department of Agriculture, boards of

directors and officers of such corporations; Advisory Board of

Commodity Credit Corporation; and Farm Credit Administration or any

agency, officer, or entity of, under, or subject to supervision of

said Administration excepted from functions of officers, agencies,

and employees transferred to Secretary of Agriculture by 1953

Reorg. Plan No. 2, Sec. 1, eff. June 4, 1953, 18 F.R. 3219, 67

Stat. 633, set out as a note under section 2201 of this title.

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Sec. 455. Dissemination of crop, market, etc., information by

cooperative marketing associations

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Persons engaged, as original producers of agricultural products,

such as farmers, planters, ranchmen, dairymen, nut or fruit

growers, acting together in associations, corporate or otherwise,

in collectively processing, preparing for market, handling, and

marketing in interstate and/or foreign commerce such products of

persons so engaged, may acquire, exchange, interpret, and

disseminate past, present, and prospective crop, market,

statistical, economic, and other similar information by direct

exchange between such persons, and/or such associations or

federations thereof, and/or by and through a common agent created

or selected by them.

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(July 2, 1926, ch. 725, Sec. 5, 44 Stat. 803.)

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Sec. 456. Rules and regulations; appointment, removal, and

compensation of employees; expenditures; authorization of

appropriations

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The Secretary of Agriculture may make such rules and regulations

as may be deemed advisable to carry out the provisions of this

chapter and may cooperate with any department or agency of the

Government, any State, Territory, District, or possession, or

department, agency, or political subdivision thereof, or any

person; and may call upon any other Federal department, board, or

commission for assistance in carrying out the purposes of this

chapter; and shall have the power to appoint, remove, and fix the

compensation of such officers and employees not in conflict with

existing law and make such expenditure for rent, outside the

District of Columbia, printing, telegrams, telephones, books of

reference, books of law, periodicals, newspapers, furniture,

stationery, office equipment, travel, and other supplies and

expenses as shall be necessary to the administration of this

chapter in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, and there is

hereby authorized to be appropriated, such sums as may be necessary

after the fiscal year 1927, for carrying out the purposes of this

chapter.

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(July 2, 1926, ch. 725, Sec. 6, 44 Stat. 803.)

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TRANSFER TO SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE

Transfer of Division of Cooperative Marketing ''(by whatever name

now called)'' from Farm Credit Administration to Secretary of

Agriculture, by act Aug. 6, 1953, ch. 335, Sec. 9, 67 Stat. 394,

see note set out under section 452 of this title.

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

Farmer Cooperative Service in Department of Agriculture as

successor to functions of Cooperative Research and Service

Division, Farm Credit Administration, see note set out under

section 452 of this title.

For prior transfers of functions, see notes set out under section

452 of this title.

EXCEPTIONS FROM TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

Functions of Corporations of Department of Agriculture, boards of

directors and officers of such corporations; Advisory Board of

Commodity Credit Corporation; and Farm Credit Administration or any

agency, officer, or entity of, under, or subject to supervision of

said Administration excepted from functions of officers, agencies,

and employees transferred to Secretary of Agriculture by 1953

Reorg. Plan No. 2, Sec. 1, eff. June 4, 1953, 18 F.R. 3219, 67

Stat. 633, set out as a note under section 2201 of this title.

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Sec. 457. Separability

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If any provision of this chapter is declared unconstitutional or

the applicability thereof to any person or circumstance is held

invalid, the validity of the remainder of the chapter and the

applicability of such provision to other persons and circumstances

shall not be affected thereby, and nothing contained in this

chapter is intended nor shall be construed, to modify or repeal any

of the provisions of sections 291 and 292 of this title.

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(July 2, 1926, ch. 725, Sec. 7, 44 Stat. 803.)

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