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7 USC CHAPTER 46 - SURPLUS DISPOSAL OF AGRICULTURAL

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TITLE 7 - AGRICULTURE

CHAPTER 46 - SURPLUS DISPOSAL OF AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES

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CHAPTER 46 - SURPLUS DISPOSAL OF AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES

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Sec.

1851 to 1853. Repealed.

1854. Agreements limiting imports.

1855. Supplemental appropriations to encourage exportation and

domestic consumption of agricultural products.

1856. Transfer of bartered materials to supplemental stockpile;

limitation of acquisition to certain programs; authorization of

appropriations.

1857, 1858. Repealed.

1859. Donation to penal and correctional institutions.

1860. Federal irrigation, drainage, and flood-control projects.

(a) Restriction on crop loans or farm payments or

benefits.

(b) Contract provisions; ineligibility for benefits.

(c) Determination and proclamation of surplus

agricultural commodities.

(d) ''Federal irrigation or drainage project''

defined.

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7 USC Sec. 1851, 1852 01/06/03

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Sec. 1851, 1852. Repealed. Pub. L. 104-127, title II, Sec. 274,

275, Apr. 4, 1996, 110 Stat. 976

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Section 1851, acts May 28, 1956, ch. 327, title II, Sec. 201, 70

Stat. 198; Nov. 28, 1990, Pub. L. 101-624, title XV, Sec. 1576, 104

Stat. 3702, related to disposal of stocks by Commodity Credit

Corporation.

Section 1852, acts May 28, 1956, ch. 327, title II, Sec. 202, 70

Stat. 199; Dec. 8, 1994, Pub. L. 103-465, title IV, Sec. 401(b)(1),

108 Stat. 4957, related to sale for export of domestically produced

extra long staple cotton.

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7 USC Sec. 1852a 01/06/03

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Sec. 1852a. Repealed. Pub. L. 90-475, Sec. 8, Aug. 11, 1968, 82

Stat. 703

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Section, Pub. L. 88-638, Sec. 3, Oct. 8, 1964, 78 Stat. 1038,

authorized Commodity Credit Corporation to encourage export sales

of extra long staple cotton which is in surplus supply at

competitive world prices.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF REPEAL

Section 8 of Pub. L. 90-475 provided that the repeal is effective

Aug. 1, 1968.

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Sec. 1853. Repealed. Pub. L. 103-465, title IV, Sec. 412(c), Dec.

8, 1994, 108 Stat. 4964

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Section, act May 28, 1956, ch. 327, title II, Sec. 203, 70 Stat.

199, provided for an export sales program for cotton.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF REPEAL

Repeal effective on the date of entry into force of the WTO

Agreement with respect to the United States (Jan. 1, 1995), except

as otherwise provided, see section 451 of Pub. L. 103-465, set out

as an Effective Date note under section 3601 of Title 19, Customs

Duties.

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Sec. 1854. Agreements limiting imports

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The President may, whenever he determines such action

appropriate, negotiate with representatives of foreign governments

in an effort to obtain agreements limiting the export from such

countries and the importation into the United States of any

agricultural commodity or product manufactured therefrom or

textiles or textile products, and the President is authorized to

issue regulations governing the entry or withdrawal from warehouse

of any such commodity, product, textiles, or textile products to

carry out any such agreement. In addition, if a multilateral

agreement, including but not limited to the Agreement on Textiles

and Clothing referred to in section 3511(d)(4) of title 19, has

been or is concluded under the authority of this section among

countries accounting for a significant part of world trade in the

articles with respect to which the agreement was concluded, the

President may also issue, in order to carry out such agreement,

regulations governing the entry or withdrawal from warehouse of the

same articles which are the products of countries not parties to

the agreement, or countries to which the United States does not

apply the agreement. Nothing herein shall affect the authority

provided under section 624 of this title.

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(May 28, 1956, ch. 327, title II, Sec. 204, 70 Stat. 200; Pub. L.

87-488, June 19, 1962, 76 Stat. 104; Pub. L. 103-465, title III,

Sec. 332, Dec. 8, 1994, 108 Stat. 4947; Pub. L. 104-295, Sec.

20(c)(8), Oct. 11, 1996, 110 Stat. 3528.)

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AMENDMENTS

1996 - Pub. L. 104-295 made technical amendment to reference in

original act which appears in text as reference to section

3511(d)(4) of title 19.

1994 - Pub. L. 103-465 amended second sentence generally. Prior

to amendment, second sentence read as follows: ''In addition, if a

multilateral agreement has been or shall be concluded under the

authority of this section among countries accounting for a

significant part of world trade in the articles with respect to

which the agreement was concluded, the President may also issue, in

order to carry out such an agreement, regulations governing the

entry or withdrawal from warehouse of the same articles which are

the products of countries not parties to the agreement.''

1962 - Pub. L. 87-488 authorized President to issue regulations

governing entry or withdrawal from warehouse of articles which are

products of countries not parties to a multilateral agreement

respecting such articles.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1994 AMENDMENT

Amendment by Pub. L. 103-465 effective on the date on which the

WTO Agreement enters into force with respect to the United States

(Jan. 1, 1995), see section 335 of Pub. L. 103-465, set out as an

Effective Date note under section 3591 of Title 19, Customs Duties.

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EX. ORD. NO. 11539. DELEGATIONS OF AUTHORITY CONCERNING CERTAIN

MEATS

Ex. Ord. No. 11539, June 30, 1970, 35 F.R. 10733, as amended by

Ex. Ord. No. 12188, Jan. 2, 1980, 45 F.R. 989, provided:

By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 204 of the

Agricultural Act of 1956, as amended (7 U.S.C. 1854), and section

301 of title 3 of the United States Code and as President of the

United States, it is ordered as follows:

Section 1. The United States Trade Representative, with the

concurrence of the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of

State, is authorized to negotiate bilateral agreements with

representatives of governments of foreign countries limiting the

export from the respective countries and the importation into the

United States of -

(1) fresh, chilled, or frozen cattle meat,

(2) fresh, chilled, or frozen meat of goats and sheep (except

lambs), and

(3) prepared and preserved beef and veal (except sausage) if

articles are prepared, whether fresh, chilled, or frozen, but not

otherwise preserved, that are the products of such countries.

Sec. 2. The Secretary of Agriculture, with the concurrence of the

Secretary of State and the Special Representative for Trade

Negotiations (United States Trade Representative), is authorized to

issue regulations governing the entry or withdrawal from warehouse

for consumption in the United States of any such meats to carry out

any such agreement.

Sec. 3. The Commissioner of Customs shall take such actions and

supply such information to the Secretary of Agriculture with

respect to entry or withdrawal from warehouse for consumption in

the United States of such meats as the Secretary of Agriculture,

with the Concurrence of the Secretary of State and the Special

Representative for Trade Negotiations (United States Trade

Representative), may request to carry out any such agreements or

regulations.

Sec. 4. Heads of departments and heads of agencies are hereby

authorized to redelegate within their respective departments or

agencies the functions herein assigned to them, except that the

function of negotiating agreements delegated to the United States

Trade Representative by section 1 and the function of issuing

regulations delegated to the Secretary of Agriculture by section 2

of this order may be redelegated only to officials required to be

appointed by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, as

provided by 3 U.S.C. 301.

EX. ORD. NO. 11651. TEXTILE TRADE AGREEMENTS

Ex. Ord. No. 11651, Mar. 3, 1972, 37 F.R. 4699, as amended by Ex.

Ord. No. 11951, Jan. 6, 1977, 42 F.R. 1453; Ex. Ord. No. 12188,

Jan. 2, 1980, 45 F.R. 989, provided:

By virtue of the authority vested in me by Section 204 of the

Agricultural Act of 1956 (76 Stat. 104), as amended (7 U.S.C.

1854), and section 301 of title 3 of the United States Code, and as

President of the United States, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1. (a) The Committee for the Implementation of Textile

Agreements (hereinafter referred to as the Committee), consisting

of representatives of the Departments of State, the Treasury,

Commerce, and Labor, with the representative of the Department of

Commerce as Chairman, is hereby established to supervise the

implementation of all textile trade agreements. It shall be

located for administrative purposes in the Department of Commerce.

The United States Trade Representative, or his designee, also shall

be a member of the Committee.

(b) Except as provided in subsection (c) of this section, the

Chairman of the Committee, after notice to the representatives of

the other member agencies, shall take such actions or shall

recommend that appropriate officials or agencies of the United

States take such actions as may be necessary to implement each such

textile trade agreement: Provided, however, that if a majority of

the voting members of the Committee have objected to such action

within ten days of receipt of notice from the Chairman, such action

shall not be taken except as may otherwise be authorized.

(c) To the extent authorized by the President and by such

officials as the President may from time to time designate, the

Committee shall take appropriate actions concerning textiles and

textile products under Section 204 of the Agricultural Act of 1956,

as amended (this section), and Articles 3 and 8 of the Arrangement

Regarding International Trade in Textiles done at Geneva on

December 20, 1973, and with respect to any other matter affecting

textile trade policy.

Sec. 2. (a) The Commissioner of Customs shall take such actions

as the Committee, acting through its Chairman, shall recommend to

carry out all agreements and arrangements entered into by the

United States pursuant to Section 204 of the Agricultural Act of

1956, as amended (this section), with respect to entry, or

withdrawal from warehouse, for consumption in the United States of

textiles and textile products.

(b) Under instructions approved by the Committee, the Secretary

of State shall designate the Chairman of the United States

delegation to all negotiations and consultations with foreign

governments undertaken with respect to the implementation of

textile trade agreements pursuant to this Order. The Secretary of

State shall make such representations to foreign governments,

including the presentation of diplomatic notes and other

communications, as may be necessary to carry out this Order.

Sec. 3. Executive Order No. 11052 of September 28, 1962, as

amended, and Executive Order No. 11214 of April 7, 1965, are hereby

superseded. Directives issued thereunder to the Commissioner of

Customs shall remain in full force and effect in accordance with

their terms until modified pursuant to this Order.

Sec. 4. This Order shall be effective upon its publication in the

Federal Register.

EX. ORD. NO. 11851. DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY TO ISSUE REGULATIONS

LIMITING IMPORTS OF CERTAIN CHEESES

Ex. Ord. No. 11851, April 10, 1975, 40 F.R. 16645, provided:

By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 204 of the

Agricultural Act of 1956, as amended (7 U.S.C. 1854), and section

301 of Title 3 of the United States Code, and as President of the

United States, it is ordered as follows:

Section 1. The Secretary of the Treasury, with the concurrence of

the Secretary of State and the Special Representative for Trade

Negotiations (now United States Trade Representative), in order to

implement an agreement concluded in December 1974 with the

Commission of the European Communities designed to prevent the

transshipment to the United States of certain cheeses on which

restitution payments have been made, is authorized to issue

regulations:

(a) to prevent the importation into the Customs Territory of the

United States, except for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, of

certain cheeses, originating in member states of the European

Communities, upon which restitution payments have been made for

export to (1) Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, other United States

possessions and territories or (2) any country other than the

United States;

(b) to prevent the importation of such cheeses into the

Commonwealth of Puerto Rico if such cheeses are imported into the

Commonwealth of Puerto Rico for transshipment to other areas of the

Customs Territory of the United States.

Sec. 2. Heads of departments and heads of agencies are hereby

authorized to redelegate within their respective departments or

agencies the functions herein assigned to them, except that the

function of issuing regulations delegated to the Secretary of the

Treasury by Section 1 of this order may be redelegated only to

officials required to be appointed by and with the advice and

consent of the Senate, as provided by 3 U.S.C. 301.

Gerald R. Ford.

EX. ORD. NO. 12475. TEXTILE IMPORT PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION

Ex. Ord. No. 12475, May 9, 1984, 49 F.R. 19955, provided:

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution

and laws of the United States of America, including Section 204 of

the Agricultural Act of 1956, as amended (76 Stat. 104, 7 U.S.C.

1854), and Section 301 of Title 3 of the United States Code, and in

order to prevent circumvention or frustration of multilateral and

bilateral agreements to which the United States is a party and to

facilitate efficient and equitable administration of the United

States Textile Import Program, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1. (a) In accordance with policy guidance provided by the

Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA),

through its Chairman, in accordance with the provisions of

Executive Order No. 11651, as amended (set out above), the

Secretary of the Treasury shall issue regulations governing the

entry or withdrawal from warehouse for consumption of textiles and

textile products subject to Section 204 of the Act (7 U.S.C. 1854).

(b) Initial regulations promulgated under this section shall be

promulgated no later than 120 days after the effective date of this

order.

(c) To the extent necessary to implement more effectively the

United States textile program under Section 204, such regulations

shall include:

(i) clarifications in, or revisions to, the country of origin

rules for textiles and textile products subject to Section 204 in

order to avoid circumvention of multilateral and bilateral textile

agreements;

(ii) provisions governing withdrawals from a customs bonded

warehouse of articles subject to this Order transformed, changed or

manipulated in a warehouse after importation but prior to

withdrawal for consumption; and

(iii) any other provisions determined to be necessary for the

effective and equitable administration of the Textile Import

Program.

(d) Any such regulations may also include provisions requiring

importers to provide additional information and/or documentation on

articles subject to this order which are determined to be necessary

for the effective and equitable administration of the Textile

Import Program.

Sec. 2. (a) The Commissioner of Customs shall establish Textile

and Apparel Task Force (the Task Force) within the United States

Customs Service to coordinate enforcement of regulations concerning

importation under the Textile Import Program.

(b) CITA, through its Chairman, shall, in accordance with the

provisions of Executive Order No. 11651, as amended (set out

above), provide information and recommendations to the Task Force,

through the Department of the Treasury, on implementation and

administration of the Textile Import Program.

(c) The Department of Treasury shall, to the extent practicable,

inform the Chairman of CITA of the progress of all investigations

concerning textile imports; provide notice to CITA of all requests

for rulings on matters that could reasonably be expected to affect

the implementation of the Textile Import Program; and take into

consideration any comments on such requests that CITA, through its

Chairman, timely submits.

Sec. 3. This order supplements, but does not supersede or amend,

Executive Order No. 11651 of March 3, 1972, as amended (set out

above).

Sec. 4. This order shall be effective upon its publication in the

Federal Register. Ronald Reagan.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in title 19 section 2581.

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Sec. 1855. Supplemental appropriations to encourage exportation and

domestic consumption of agricultural products

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There is hereby authorized to be appropriated for each fiscal

year, beginning with the fiscal year ending June 30, 1957, the sum

of $500,000,000 to enable the Secretary of Agriculture to further

carry out the provisions of section 612c of this title, subject to

all provisions of law relating to the expenditure of funds

appropriated by such section, except that up to 50 per centum of

such $500,000,000 may be devoted during any fiscal year to any one

agricultural commodity or the products thereof.

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(May 28, 1956, ch. 327, title II, Sec. 205, 70 Stat. 200.)

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Sec. 1856. Transfer of bartered materials to supplemental

stockpile; limitation of acquisition to certain programs;

authorization of appropriations

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(a) Strategic and other materials acquired by the Commodity

Credit Corporation as a result of barter or exchange of

agricultural commodities or products, unless acquired for the

national stockpile established pursuant to the Strategic and

Critical Materials Stock Piling Act (50 U.S.C. 98 et seq.), or for

other purposes shall be transferred to the supplemental stockpile

established by section 1704(b) (FOOTNOTE 1) of this title; but no

strategic or critical material shall be acquired by the Commodity

Credit Corporation as a result of such barter or exchange except

for such national stockpile, for such supplemental stockpile, for

foreign economic or military aid or assistance programs, or for

offshore construction programs, or to meet requirements of

Government agencies.

(FOOTNOTE 1) See References in Text note below.

(b) Repealed. Pub. L. 87-456, title III, Sec. 303(c), May 24,

1962, 76 Stat. 78.

(c) In order to reimburse the Commodity Credit Corporation for

materials transferred to the supplemental stockpile there are

hereby authorized to be appropriated amounts equal to the value of

any materials so transferred. The value of any such material for

the purpose of this subsection, shall be the lower of the domestic

market price or the Commodity Credit Corporation's investment

therein as of the date of such transfer as determined by the

Secretary of Agriculture.

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(May 28, 1956, ch. 327, title II, Sec. 206, 70 Stat. 200; Pub. L.

85-931, Sec. 7, Sept. 6, 1958, 72 Stat. 1791; Pub. L. 86-341, title

II, Sec. 204, Sept. 21, 1959, 73 Stat. 611; Pub. L. 87-456, title

III, Sec. 303(c), May 24, 1962, 76 Stat. 78.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

The Strategic and Critical Materials Stock Piling Act, referred

to in subsec. (a), is act June 7, 1939, ch. 190, as revised

generally by Pub. L. 96-41, Sec. 2, July 30, 1979, 93 Stat. 319,

which is classified generally to subchapter III (Sec. 98 et seq.)

of chapter 5 of Title 50, War and National Defense. For complete

classification of this Act to the Code, see section 98 of Title 50

and Tables.

Section 1704(b) of this title, referred to in subsec. (a), was

amended generally by Pub. L. 101-624, title XV, Sec. 1512, Nov. 28,

1990, 104 Stat. 3635, and, as so amended, no longer contains

provisions relating to a supplemental stockpile.

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AMENDMENTS

1962 - Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 87-456 repealed subsec. (b) which

permitted strategic materials acquired by Commodity Credit

Corporation as a result of barter or exchange of agricultural

commodities or products to be entered, or withdrawn from warehouse,

free of duty.

1959 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 86-341 authorized acquisition of

strategic and critical materials for national stockpile to meet

requirements of Government agencies.

1958 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 85-931 limited acquisition of

strategic and critical materials for national stockpile,

supplemental stockpile, foreign economic or military aid or

assistance programs and offshore construction programs.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1962 AMENDMENT

Amendment by Pub. L. 87-456 effective with respect to articles

entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after

Aug. 31, 1963, see section 501(a) of Pub. L. 87-456.

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Sec. 1857. Repealed. Pub. L. 104-127, title II, Sec. 274, Apr. 4,

1996, 110 Stat. 976

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Section, acts May 28, 1956, ch. 327, title II, Sec. 207, 70 Stat.

200; Oct. 11, 1962, Pub. L. 87-793, Sec. 607(a)(6), 76 Stat. 849,

related to appointment and duties of surplus disposal

administrator.

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Sec. 1858. Repealed. Pub. L. 89-544, Sec. 8(a), Sept. 6, 1966, 80

Stat. 658

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Section, act May 28, 1956, ch. 327, title II, Sec. 209, 70 Stat.

201, established a bipartisan Commission on Increased Industrial

Use of Agricultural Products.

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Sec. 1859. Donation to penal and correctional institutions

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Notwithstanding any other limitations as to the disposal of

surplus commodities acquired through price support operations, the

Commodity Credit Corporation is authorized on such terms and under

such regulations as the Secretary of Agriculture may deem in the

public interest, and upon application, to donate food commodities

acquired through price support operations to Federal penal and

correctional institutions, and to State correctional institutions

for minors, other than those in which food service is provided for

inmates on a fee, contract, or concession basis.

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(May 28, 1956, ch. 327, title II, Sec. 210, 70 Stat. 202.)

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AUTHORIZATION FOR COMMODITY CREDIT CORPORATION TO PURCHASE AND

DONATE FLOUR AND CORNMEAL

Pub. L. 85-683, Aug. 19, 1958, 72 Stat. 635, as authorizing

Commodity Credit Corporation to purchase and donate flour and

cornmeal when it has wheat or corn available for donation pursuant

to this section, see note set out under section 1431 of this title.

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Sec. 1860. Federal irrigation, drainage, and flood-control projects

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(a) Restriction on crop loans or farm payments or benefits

For a period of three years from May 28, 1956, no agricultural

commodity determined by the Secretary of Agriculture in accordance

with subsection (c) of this section to be in surplus supply shall

receive any crop loans or Federal farm payments or benefits if

grown on any newly irrigated or drained lands within any Federal

irrigation or drainage project hereafter authorized unless such

lands were used for the production of such commodity prior to May

28, 1956.

(b) Contract provisions; ineligibility for benefits

The Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture

shall cause to be included, in all irrigation, drainage, or

flood-control contracts entered into with respect to Federal

irrigation, drainage, or flood-control projects hereafter

authorized, such provisions as they may deem necessary to provide

for the enforcement of the provisions of this section. For a

period of three years from May 28, 1956, surplus crops grown on

lands reclaimed by flood-control projects hereafter authorized and

the lands so reclaimed shall be ineligible for any benefits under

the soil-bank provisions of this Act and under price support

legislation.

(c) Determination and proclamation of surplus agricultural

commodities

On or before October 1 of each year, the Secretary of Agriculture

shall determine and proclaim the agricultural commodities the

supplies of which are in excess of estimated requirements for

domestic consumption and export plus adequate reserves for

emergencies. The commodities so proclaimed shall be considered to

be in surplus supply for the purposes of this section during the

succeeding crop year.

(d) ''Federal irrigation or drainage project'' defined

For the purposes of this section the term ''Federal irrigation or

drainage project'' means any irrigation or drainage project subject

to the Federal reclamation laws (Act of June 17, 1902, 32 Stat.

388, and Acts amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto) in

effect at the date of the adoption of this amendment and any

irrigation or drainage project subject to the laws relating to

irrigation and drainage administered by the Department of

Agriculture or the Secretary of Agriculture.

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(May 28, 1956, ch. 327, title II, Sec. 211, 70 Stat. 202.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

The soil-bank provisions of this Act, referred to in subsec. (c),

probably means those provisions of act May 28, 1956, ch. 327, known

as the Agricultural Act of 1956, which enacted the Soil Bank Act,

and which were classified to subchapters I to III (Sec. 1801 et

seq.) of chapter 45 of this title. The Soil Bank Act was repealed

by Pub. L. 89-321, title VI, Sec. 601, Nov. 3, 1965, 79 Stat. 1206.

For complete classification of the Soil Bank Act to the Code prior

to repeal, see Tables.

The Federal reclamation laws (Act of June 17, 1902, 32 Stat. 388,

and Acts amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto), referred to

in subsec. (d), are classified generally to chapter 12 (Sec. 371 et

seq.) of Title 43, Public Lands. For complete classification of

this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section

371 of Title 43 and Tables.

The date of the adoption of this amendment, referred to in

subsec. (d), probably means the date of enactment of the

Agricultural Act of 1956, which was May 28, 1956.

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