7 U.S. Code § 197a - Production contracts

(a) Right of contract producers to cancel production contracts
(1) In general
A poultry grower or swine production contract grower may cancel a poultry growing arrangement or swine production contract by mailing a cancellation notice to the live poultry dealer or swine contractor not later than the later of—
(A) the date that is 3 business days after the date on which the poultry growing arrangement or swine production contract is executed; or
(B) any cancellation date specified in the poultry growing arrangement or swine production contract.
(2) Disclosure
A poultry growing arrangement or swine production contract shall clearly disclose—
(A) the right of the poultry grower or swine production contract grower to cancel the poultry growing arrangement or swine production contract;
(B) the method by which the poultry grower or swine production contract grower may cancel the poultry growing arrangement or swine production contract; and
(C) the deadline for canceling the poultry growing arrangement or swine production contract.
(b) Required disclosure of additional capital investments in production contracts
(1) In general
A poultry growing arrangement or swine production contract shall contain on the first page a statement identified as “Additional Capital Investments Disclosure Statement”, which shall conspicuously state that additional large capital investments may be required of the poultry grower or swine production contract grower during the term of the poultry growing arrangement or swine production contract.
(2) Application
Paragraph (1) shall apply to any poultry growing arrangement or swine production contract entered into, amended, altered, modified, renewed, or extended after the date of the enactment of this section.

Source

(Aug. 15, 1921, ch. 64, title II, § 208, as added Pub. L. 110–234, title XI, § 11005,May 22, 2008, 122 Stat. 1356, and Pub. L. 110–246, § 4(a), title XI, § 11005,June 18, 2008, 122 Stat. 1664, 2118.)
References in Text

The date of the enactment of this section, referred to in subsec. (b)(2), is the date of enactment of Pub. L. 110–246, which was approved June 18, 2008.
Codification

Pub. L. 110–234and Pub. L. 110–246enacted identical sections. Pub. L. 110–234was repealed by section 4(a) ofPub. L. 110–246.
Section 11005 ofPub. L. 110–246, which directed amendment of title II of the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, by adding sections 208 to 210 at the end, was executed by adding the sections at the end of this part, which is subtitle A of title II of the Act, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
Effective Date

Enactment of this section and repeal of Pub. L. 110–234by Pub. L. 110–246effective May 22, 2008, the date of enactment of Pub. L. 110–234, see section 4 ofPub. L. 110–246, set out as a note under section 8701 of this title.

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