7 U.S. Code § 1471j - Penalties

A person that disposes of any feed made available to a livestock producer under this subchapter other than as authorized by the Secretary shall be
(1) subject to a civil penalty equal to the market value of the feed involved, to be recovered by the Secretary in a civil suit brought for that purpose, and
(2) guilty of a misdemeanor and, on conviction thereof, subject to a fine of not more than $1,000, or imprisonment for not more than one year, or both.


(Oct. 31, 1949, ch. 792, title VI, § 612, as added Pub. L. 100–387, title I, § 101(a),Aug. 11, 1988, 102 Stat. 931.)
Effective Date

Section effective 15 days after Aug. 11, 1988, see section 101(c)(1) ofPub. L. 100–387, set out as an Effective and Termination Dates of 1988 Amendment note under section 1427 of this title.
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)(12) 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)(L) of this title.

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