7 U.S. Code § 2908 - Enforcement
(a) Restraining order; civil penalty
If the Secretary believes that the administration and enforcement of this chapter or an order would be adequately served by such procedure, following an opportunity for an administrative hearing on the record, the Secretary may—
(b) Jurisdiction of district court
The district courts of the United States are vested with jurisdiction specifically to enforce, and to prevent and restrain a person from violating, an order or regulation made or issued under this chapter.
Source(Pub. L. 94–294, § 9,May 28, 1976, 90 Stat. 534; Pub. L. 95–334, title III, § 302,Aug. 4, 1978, 92 Stat. 433; Pub. L. 99–198, title XVI, § 1601(b),Dec. 23, 1985, 99 Stat. 1605.)
1985—Pub. L. 99–198amended section generally, substituting provisions relating to enforcement for provisions relating to referendum and cattle producer approval of orders, reimbursement of expenses by Secretary, procedural requirements, and bonding requirements.
1978—Pub. L. 95–334substituted “a majority” for “not less than two-thirds”.
Effective Date of 1985 Amendment