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7 USC CHAPTER 2 - COTTON STANDARDS 01/06/03

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TITLE 7 - AGRICULTURE

CHAPTER 2 - COTTON STANDARDS

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CHAPTER 2 - COTTON STANDARDS

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Sec.

51. Short title.

51a. Extension of classification facilities to cotton growers.

51a-1. Contracts with cooperatives furnishing classers; amount and

type of payment.

51b. Licensing samplers; revocation and suspension of license.

52. Use of nonofficial standards prohibited; sales by sample

excepted.

53. Licensing classifiers; revocation and suspension of license.

54. Classification by Department of Agriculture; certification

thereof; effect of certificate; regulations for classification.

55. Fees and charges for cotton classing and related services;

criteria; disposition of moneys and samples.

56. Establishment of cotton standards; furnishing copies of

established standards sold.

57. Disposition of proceeds of sale of cotton and of copies of

standards.

57a. Agreements with cotton associations, etc., in foreign

countries to establish cotton standards.

58. General inspection and sampling of cotton.

59. Offenses in relation to cotton standards.

60. Penalties for violations.

61. General regulations, investigations, tests, etc., by Secretary.

61a. Annual review meetings with cotton industry representatives;

purposes, etc.

62. Definitions.

63. Liability of principal for act of agent.

64. Appropriation for expenses; appointment by Secretary of

officers and agents; compensation.

65. Separability.

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CHAPTER REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This chapter is referred to in sections 15b, 61a of this title.

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7 USC Sec. 51 01/06/03

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Sec. 51. Short title

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This chapter shall be known by the short title of ''United States

Cotton Standards Act.''

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(Mar. 4, 1923, ch. 288, Sec. 1, 42 Stat. 1517.)

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EFFECTIVE DATE

Section 14 of act Mar. 4, 1923, provided: ''That this Act

(enacting this chapter) shall become effective on and after Aug. 1,

1923.''

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7 USC Sec. 51a 01/06/03

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Sec. 51a. Extension of classification facilities to cotton growers

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The Secretary of Agriculture is requested to extend to cotton

growers facilities for the classification of cotton authorized in

this chapter, with such supervision of licensed classifiers as he

shall deem necessary under authority of the United States Cotton

Futures Act.

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(Mar. 4, 1933, ch. 284, Sec. 1, 47 Stat. 1621.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

The United States Cotton Futures Act, referred to in text, is

part A of act Aug. 11, 1916, ch. 313, 39 Stat. 476, as amended,

which was repealed by section 4 of act Feb. 10, 1939, ch. 2, 53

Stat. 1. For complete classification of this Act to the Code prior

to its repeal, see Tables.

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CODIFICATION

This section was not enacted as part of the United States Cotton

Standards Act which comprises this chapter.

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7 USC Sec. 51a-1 01/06/03

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Sec. 51a-1. Contracts with cooperatives furnishing classers; amount

and type of payment

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On and after July 5, 1952 the Secretary may contract with

cooperatives furnishing classers and other facilities for classing

cotton and may pay for such services in amount, some part of which

may be in kind, not in excess of the value of the samples.

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(July 5, 1952, ch. 574, title I, Sec. 101, 66 Stat. 349.)

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CODIFICATION

Section was enacted as part of the Department of Agriculture

Appropriation Act, 1953, and not as part of the United States

Cotton Standards Act which comprises this chapter.

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7 USC Sec. 51b 01/06/03

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Sec. 51b. Licensing samplers; revocation and suspension of license

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Further to carry out the purposes of this chapter the Secretary

of Agriculture is authorized to issue to any qualified person, upon

presentation of satisfactory evidence of competency, a license to

sample cotton. Any such license may be suspended or revoked by the

Secretary of Agriculture whenever he is satisfied that such

licensee is incompetent or has knowingly or carelessly sampled

cotton improperly, or has violated any provision of this chapter or

the regulations thereunder so far as the same may relate to him, or

has used his license, or allowed it to be used, for any improper

purpose. The Secretary of Agriculture may prescribe by regulation

the conditions under which licenses may be issued hereunder, and

may require any licensed sampler to give bond for the faithful

performance of his duties and for the protection of persons

affected thereby and may prescribe the conditions under which

cotton shall be sampled by licensed samplers for the purpose of

classification by officers of the Department of Agriculture, or by

licensed cotton classifiers.

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(Mar. 4, 1933, ch. 284, Sec. 2, 47 Stat. 1621.)

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CODIFICATION

This section was not enacted as part of the United States Cotton

Standards Act which comprises this chapter.

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7 USC Sec. 52 01/06/03

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Sec. 52. Use of nonofficial standards prohibited; sales by sample

excepted

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It shall be unlawful (a) in or in connection with any transaction

or shipment in commerce made after August 1, 1923, or (b) in any

publication of a price or quotation determined in or in connection

with any transaction or shipment in commerce after August 1, 1923,

or (c) in any classification for the purposes of or in connection

with a transaction or shipment in commerce after August 1, 1923,

for any person to indicate for any cotton a grade or other class

which is of or within the official cotton standards of the United

States then in effect under this chapter by a name, description, or

designation, or any system of names, description, or designation

not used in said standards: Provided, That nothing herein shall

prevent a transaction otherwise lawful by actual sample or on the

basis of a private type which is used in good faith and not in

evasion of or substitution for said standards.

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(Mar. 4, 1923, ch. 288, Sec. 2, 42 Stat. 1517.)

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 60 of this title.

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7 USC Sec. 53 01/06/03

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Sec. 53. Licensing classifiers; revocation and suspension of

license

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The Secretary of Agriculture may, upon presentation of

satisfactory evidence of competency, issue to any person a license

to grade or otherwise classify cotton and to certificate the grade

or other class thereof in accordance with the official cotton

standards of the United States. Any such license may be suspended

or revoked by the Secretary of Agriculture whenever he is

satisfied, after reasonable opportunity afforded to the licensee

for a hearing, that such licensee is incompetent or has knowingly

or carelessly classified cotton improperly, or has violated any

provision of this chapter or the regulations thereunder so far as

the same may relate to him, or has used his license or allowed it

to be used for any improper purpose. Pending investigation the

Secretary of Agriculture, whenever he deems necessary, may suspend

a license temporarily without a hearing.

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(Mar. 4, 1923, ch. 288, Sec. 3, 42 Stat. 1517.)

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 55 of this title.

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7 USC Sec. 54 01/06/03

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Sec. 54. Classification by Department of Agriculture; certification

thereof; effect of certificate; regulations for classification

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Any person who has custody of or a financial interest in any

cotton may submit the same or samples thereof, drawn in accordance

with the regulations of the Secretary of Agriculture, to such

officer or officers of the Department of Agriculture, as may be

designated for the purpose pursuant to the regulations of the

Secretary of Agriculture for a determination of the true

classification of such cotton or samples, including the comparison

thereof, if requested, with types or other samples submitted for

the purpose. The final certificate of the Department of

Agriculture showing such determination shall be binding on officers

of the United States and shall be accepted in the courts of the

United States as prima facie evidence of the true classification or

comparison of such cotton or samples when involved in any

transaction or shipment in commerce. The Secretary of Agriculture

shall fix rules and regulations for submitting samples of cotton

for classification providing that all samples shall be numbered so

that no one interested in the transaction involved shall be known

by any classifier engaged in the classification of such cotton

samples.

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(Mar. 4, 1923, ch. 288, Sec. 4, 42 Stat. 1517.)

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in sections 55, 58 of this title.

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7 USC Sec. 55 01/06/03

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Sec. 55. Fees and charges for cotton classing and related services;

criteria; disposition of moneys and samples

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(a) The Secretary of Agriculture shall cause to be collected such

fees and charges for licenses issued to classifiers of cotton under

section 53 of this title, for determinations made under section 54

of this title, and for the establishment of standards and sale of

copies of standards under sections 56, 57, and 57a of this title,

as will cover, as nearly as practicable, and after taking into

consideration net proceeds from any sale of samples, the costs

incident to providing services and standards under such sections,

including administrative and supervisory costs. The Secretary may

provide by regulation conditions under which cotton samples

submitted or used in the performance of services authorized by this

chapter shall become the property of the United States and may be

sold with the proceeds credited to the foregoing account: Provided,

That such cotton samples shall not be subject to the provisions of

the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949.

(FOOTNOTE 1) Any fees or charges, late payment penalties, or

proceeds from the sales of samples collected under this subsection,

and any interest earned through the investment of such funds shall

be credited to the current appropriation account that incurs the

costs of the services provided under this chapter, and shall remain

available without fiscal year limitation to pay the expenses of the

Secretary incident to providing services and standards under this

chapter and section 15b of this title. Such funds may be invested

by the Secretary in insured or fully collateralized,

interest-bearing accounts or, at the discretion of the Secretary,

by the Secretary of the Treasury in United States Government debt

instruments.

(FOOTNOTE 1) See References in Text note below.

(b) The price established by the Secretary of Agriculture under

the foregoing provisions of this section for practical forms

representing the official cotton standards of the United States

shall cover, as nearly as practicable, the estimated actual cost to

the Department of Agriculture for developing and preparing such

practical forms.

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(Mar. 4, 1923, ch. 288, Sec. 5, 42 Stat. 1518; Pub. L. 97-35, title

I, Sec. 156(a), Aug. 13, 1981, 95 Stat. 373; Pub. L. 100-518, Sec.

4, Oct. 24, 1988, 102 Stat. 2587.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

The Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949,

referred to in subsec. (a), is act June 30, 1949, ch. 288, 63 Stat.

377, as amended. Except for title III of the Act, which is

classified generally to subchapter IV (Sec. 251 et seq.) of chapter

4 of Title 41, Public Contracts, the Act was repealed and reenacted

by Pub. L. 107-217, Sec. 1, 6(b), Aug. 21, 2002, 116 Stat. 1062,

1304, as chapters 1 to 11 of Title 40, Public Buildings, Property,

and Works.

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AMENDMENTS

1988 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 100-518 included late payment

penalties, proceeds, and interest within amounts to be credited to

current appropriation account and remain available until expended,

and authorized investment of such funds in certain interest-bearing

accounts or debt instruments.

1981 - Pub. L. 97-35 designated existing provisions as subsec.

(a), substituted provisions requiring Secretary to cause to be

collected fees and charges, for provisions authorizing Secretary to

cause to be collected charges, and added subsec. (b).

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1981 AMENDMENT

Amendment by Pub. L. 97-35 effective Oct. 1, 1981, see section

156(e) of Pub. L. 97-35, set out as an Effective Date note under

section 61a of this title.

APPROPRIATION ACCOUNT

Effective July 1, 1935, the appropriation account for expenses

provided for in this chapter was abolished by act June 26, 1934,

ch. 756, Sec. 5, 48 Stat. 1228.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 15b of this title.

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7 USC Sec. 56 01/06/03

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Sec. 56. Establishment of cotton standards; furnishing copies of

established standards sold

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The Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to establish from time

to time standards for the classification of cotton by which its

quality or value may be judged or determined for commercial

purposes which shall be known as the official cotton standards of

the United States. Any such standard or change or replacement

thereof shall become effective only on and after a date specified

in the order of the Secretary of Agriculture establishing the same,

which date shall be not less than one year after the date of such

order: Provided, That the official cotton standards established,

effective August 1, 1923, under the United States Cotton Futures

Act shall be at the same time the official cotton standards for the

purpose of this chapter unless and until changed or replaced under

this chapter. Whenever any standard or change or replacement

thereof shall become effective under this chapter, it shall also,

when so specified in the order of the Secretary of Agriculture,

become effective for the purposes of the United States Cotton

Futures Act and supersede any inconsistent standard established

under said Act. Whenever the official cotton standards of the

United States established under this chapter shall be represented

by practical forms the Department of Agriculture shall furnish

copies thereof, upon request, to any person, and the cost thereof,

as determined by the Secretary of Agriculture, shall be paid by the

person making the request. The Secretary of Agriculture may cause

such copies to be certified under the seal of the Department of

Agriculture and may attach such conditions to the purchase and use

thereof, including provision for the inspection, condemnation, and

exchange thereof by duly authorized representatives of the

Department of Agriculture as he may find to be necessary to the

proper application of the official cotton standards of the United

States.

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(Mar. 4, 1923, ch. 288, Sec. 6(a), formerly Sec. 6, 42 Stat. 1518;

renumbered Sec. 6(a), Sept. 21, 1944, ch. 412, Sec. 401(b), 58

Stat. 738.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

The United States Cotton Futures Act, referred to in text, is

part A of act Aug. 11, 1916, ch. 313, 39 Stat. 476, as amended,

which was repealed by section 4 of act Feb. 10, 1939, ch. 2, 53

Stat. 1. For complete classification of this Act to the Code prior

to its repeal, see Tables.

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CODIFICATION

Section is composed of the first five sentences of subsec. (a) of

section 6 of act Mar. 4, 1923, as renumbered by section 401(b), of

act Sept. 21, 1944. Last sentence of subsec. (a) of section 6 is

classified to section 57 of this title. Subsec. (b) of section 6

is classified to section 57a of this title.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in sections 55, 57 of this title.

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7 USC Sec. 57 01/06/03

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Sec. 57. Disposition of proceeds of sale of cotton and of copies of

standards

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Any moneys received from or in connection with the sale of cotton

purchased for the preparation of the copies mentioned in section 56

of this title and condemned as unsuitable for such use or with the

sale of such copies may be expended for the purchase of other

cotton for such use.

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(Mar. 4, 1923, ch. 288, Sec. 6(a), formerly Sec. 6, 42 Stat. 1518;

renumbered Sec. 6(a), Sept. 21, 1944, ch. 412, Sec. 401(b), 58

Stat. 738.)

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CODIFICATION

Section is composed of the last sentence of subsec. (a) of

section 6 of act Mar. 4, 1923, as renumbered by section 401(b) of

act Sept. 21, 1944. First five sentences of subsec. (a) of section

6 is classified to section 56 of this title. Subsec. (b) of

section 6 is classified to section 57a of this title.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 55 of this title.

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Sec. 57a. Agreements with cotton associations, etc., in foreign

countries to establish cotton standards

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The Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to effectuate

agreements with cotton associations, cotton exchanges, and other

cotton organizations in foreign countries, for (1) the adoption,

use, and observance of universal standards of cotton

classification, (2) the arbitration or settlement of disputes with

respect thereto, and (3) the preparation, distribution, inspection,

and protection of the practical forms or copies thereof under such

agreements.

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(Mar. 4, 1923, ch. 288, Sec. 6(b), as added Sept. 21, 1944, ch.

412, title IV, Sec. 401(b), 58 Stat. 738.)

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CODIFICATION

Section was enacted as subsec. (b) of section 6 of act Mar. 4,

1923, by act Sept. 21, 1944, Sec. 401(b). Subsec. (a) of section 6

is classified to sections 56 and 57 of this title.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 55 of this title.

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7 USC Sec. 58 01/06/03

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Sec. 58. General inspection and sampling of cotton

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In order to carry out the provisions of this chapter, the

Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to cause the inspection,

including the sampling, of any cotton involved in any transaction

or shipment in commerce, wherever such cotton may be found, or of

any cotton with respect to which a determination of the true

classification is requested under section 54 of this title.

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(Mar. 4, 1923, ch. 288, Sec. 7, 42 Stat. 1518.)

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7 USC Sec. 59 01/06/03

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Sec. 59. Offenses in relation to cotton standards

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It shall be unlawful for any person (a) with intent to deceive or

defraud, to make, receive, use, or have in his possession any

simulate or counterfeit practical form or copy of any standard or

part thereof established under this chapter; or (b) without the

written authority of the Secretary of Agriculture, to make, alter,

tamper with, or in any respect change any practical form or copy of

any standard established under this chapter; or (c) to display or

use any such practical form or copy after the Secretary of

Agriculture shall have caused it to be condemned.

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(Mar. 4, 1923, ch. 288, Sec. 8, 42 Stat. 1519.)

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 60 of this title.

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Sec. 60. Penalties for violations

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(a) Any person who shall knowingly violate any provision of

sections 52 or 59 of this title, or (b) any person licensed under

this chapter who, for the purposes of or in connection with any

transaction or shipment in commerce, shall knowingly classify

cotton improperly, or shall knowingly falsify or forge any

certificate of classification, or shall accept money or other

consideration, either directly or indirectly, for any neglect or

improper performance of duty as such licensee, or (c) any person

who shall knowingly influence improperly or attempt to influence

improperly any person licensed under this chapter in the

performance of his duties as such licensee relating to any

transaction or shipment in commerce, or (d) any person who shall

forcibly assault, resist, impede, or interfere with or influence

improperly or attempt to influence improperly any person employed

under this chapter in the performance of his duties, shall, upon

conviction thereof, be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be

fined not exceeding $1,000, or imprisoned not exceeding six months,

or both, in the discretion of the court.

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(Mar. 4, 1923, ch. 288, Sec. 9, 42 Stat. 1519.)

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7 USC Sec. 61 01/06/03

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Sec. 61. General regulations, investigations, tests, etc., by

Secretary

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For the purposes of this chapter the Secretary of Agriculture

shall cause to be promulgated such regulations, may cause such

investigations, tests, demonstrations, and publications to be made,

including the investigation and determination of some practical

method whereby repeated and unnecessary sampling and classification

of cotton may be avoided, 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, as he shall find to be necessary.

-SOURCE-

(Mar. 4, 1923, ch. 288, Sec. 10, 42 Stat. 1519.)

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Sec. 61a. Annual review meetings with cotton industry

representatives; purposes, etc.

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The Secretary of Agriculture shall hold annual meetings with

representatives of the cotton industry to review (1) activities and

operations under the Cotton Standards Act (7 U.S.C. 51 et seq.),

and the Cotton Statistics and Estimates Act (7 U.S.C. 471 et seq.),

(2) activities and operations relating to cotton under the United

States Warehouse Act (7 U.S.C. 241 et seq.), and (3) the effect of

such activities and operations on prices received by producers and

sales to domestic and foreign users, for the purpose of improving

procedures for financing and administering such activities and

operations for the benefit of the industry and the Government.

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary shall

take such action as may be necessary to insure that the universal

cotton standards system and the licensing and inspection procedures

for cotton warehouses are preserved and that the Government cotton

classification system continues to operate so that the United

States cotton crop is provided an official quality description.

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(Pub. L. 97-35, title I, Sec. 156(d), Aug. 13, 1981, 95 Stat. 374.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

The Cotton Standards Act, referred to in text, probably meaning

the United States Cotton Standards Act, is act Mar. 4, 1923, ch.

288, 42 Stat. 1517, as amended, which is classified generally to

this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code,

see section 51 of this title and Tables.

The Cotton Statistics and Estimates Act, referred to in text, is

act Mar. 3, 1927, ch. 337, 44 Stat. 1372, as amended, which is

classified generally to chapter 19 (Sec. 471 et seq.) of this

title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see

Short Title note set out under section 471 of this title and

Tables.

The United States Warehouse Act, referred to in text, is part C

of act Aug. 11, 1916, ch. 313, 39 Stat. 486, as amended, which is

classified generally to chapter 10 (Sec. 241 et seq.) of this

title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see

Short Title note set out under section 241 of this title and

Tables.

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CODIFICATION

Section was enacted as part of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation

Act of 1981, and not as part of the United States Cotton Standards

Act which comprises this chapter.

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EFFECTIVE DATE

Section 156(e) of Pub. L. 97-35 provided that: ''The provisions

of this section (enacting this section, amending sections 15b, 55,

and 473a of this title, and enacting provision set out as a note

under section 473a of this title) shall become effective October 1,

1981.''

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7 USC Sec. 62 01/06/03

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Sec. 62. Definitions

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Wherever used in this chapter, (a) the word ''person'' imports

the plural or the singular, as the case demands, and includes an

individual, a partnership, a corporation, or two or more persons

having a joint or common interest; (b) the word ''commerce'' means

commerce between any State or the District of Columbia and any

place outside thereof, or between points within the same State or

the District of Columbia but through any place outside thereof, or

within the District of Columbia; and (c) the word ''cotton'' means

cotton of any variety produced within the continental United

States, including linters.

-SOURCE-

(Mar. 4, 1923, ch. 288, Sec. 11, 42 Stat. 1519.)

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CODIFICATION

Section is composed of the first sentence of section 11 of act

Mar. 4, 1923. The remainder of section 11 is contained in section

63 of this title.

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7 USC Sec. 63 01/06/03

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Sec. 63. Liability of principal for act of agent

-STATUTE-

When construing and enforcing the provisions of this chapter, the

act, omission, or failure of any agent, officer, or other person

acting for or employed by any person, within the scope of his

employment or office, shall in every case be deemed also the act,

omission, or failure of such person as well as that of such agent,

officer, or other person.

-SOURCE-

(Mar. 4, 1923, ch. 288, Sec. 11, 42 Stat. 1519.)

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CODIFICATION

Section is composed of the second sentence of section 11 of act

Mar. 4, 1923. The first sentence of section 11 is contained in

section 62 of this title.

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7 USC Sec. 64 01/06/03

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Sec. 64. Appropriation for expenses; appointment by Secretary of

officers and agents; compensation

-STATUTE-

There are authorized to be appropriated out of any moneys in the

Treasury not otherwise appropriated, such sums as may be necessary

for carrying out the provisions of this chapter; and the Secretary

of Agriculture is authorized, within the limits of such

appropriations, to appoint, remove, and fix the compensations of

such officers and employees, not in conflict with existing law, and

make such expenditures for rent outside the District of Columbia,

printing, telegrams, telephones, law books, books of reference,

periodicals, 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.

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(Mar. 4, 1923, ch. 288, Sec. 12, 42 Stat. 1519.)

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Sec. 65. Separability

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If any provision of this chapter or the application thereof to

any person or circumstances is held invalid, the validity of the

remainder of the chapter and the application of such provision to

other persons and circumstances shall not be affected thereby.

-SOURCE-

(Mar. 4, 1923, ch. 288, Sec. 13, 42 Stat. 1520.)

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