7 U.S. Code § 2209j - Permanent debarment from participation in Department of Agriculture programs for fraud
(a) In general
Subject to subsection (b), the Secretary of Agriculture shall permanently debar an individual, organization, corporation, or other entity convicted of a felony for knowingly defrauding the United States in connection with any program administered by the Department of Agriculture from any subsequent participation in Department of Agriculture programs.
(1) Secretary determination
The Secretary may reduce a debarment under subsection (a) to a period of not less than 10 years if the Secretary considers it appropriate.
Source(Pub. L. 110–234, title XIV, § 14211,May 22, 2008, 122 Stat. 1464; Pub. L. 110–246, § 4(a), title XIV, § 14211,June 18, 2008, 122 Stat. 1664, 2226.)
Pub. L. 110–234and Pub. L. 110–246enacted identical sections. Pub. L. 110–234was repealed by section 4(a) ofPub. L. 110–246.