7 U.S. Code § 1447 - Price support levels for other nonbasic agricultural commodities
The Secretary is authorized to make available through loans, purchases, or other operations price support to producers for any nonbasic agricultural commodity not designated in sections 1446, 1446a, and 1446d  of this title at a level not in excess of 90 per centum of the parity price for the commodity.
 See References in Text note below.
Source(Oct. 31, 1949, ch. 792, title III, § 301,63 Stat. 1053; Pub. L. 95–113, title X, § 1003(a),Sept. 29, 1977, 91 Stat. 950.)
References in Text
Section 1446d of this title, referred to in text, was omitted from the Code.
1977—Pub. L. 95–113temporarily inserted provisions authorizing Secretary to make price support available for the 1978 through 1981 crops of flaxseed, dry edible beans, gum naval stores, and, in the case of the 1979 through 1981 crops, sugar beets and sugar cane, and for other nonbasic undesignated commodities. See Effective and Termination Dates of 1977 Amendment note below.
Effective and Termination Dates of 1977 Amendment
Pub. L. 95–113, title X, § 1003(a),Sept. 29, 1977, 91 Stat. 950, provided that the amendment made by section 1003 (a) is effective only with respect to the 1978 through 1981 crops.
Inapplicability of Section
Section inapplicable to 2002 through 2007 crops of covered commodities, peanuts, and sugar and inapplicable to milk during period beginning May 13, 2002, through Dec. 31, 2007, see section 7992 (b)(9) of this title.
Section inapplicable to 1996 through 2002 crops of loan commodities, peanuts, and sugar and inapplicable to milk during period beginning Apr. 4, 1996, and ending Dec. 31, 2002, see section 7301 (b)(1)(I) of this title.
Elimination of Wool and Mohair Programs
Pub. L. 103–130, § 3(c),Nov. 1, 1993, 107 Stat. 1369, provided that: “Effective beginning December 31, 1995, the Secretary of Agriculture may not provide loans or payments for wool or mohair by using the funds of the Commodity Credit Corporation or under the authority of any law.”
Other Price Support Programs in Effect on September 29, 1977
Pub. L. 95–113, title X, § 1003(b),Sept. 29, 1977, 91 Stat. 950, provided that: “The amendment made by this section [amending this section] to the Agricultural Act of 1949 shall not be operative in any manner with respect to any price support program in effect on the date of enactment of this Act [Sept. 29, 1977].”