7 U.S. Code § 5601 - Purpose

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It is the purpose of this chapter to increase the profitability of farming and to increase opportunities for United States farms and agricultural enterprises by—
(1) increasing the effectiveness of the Department of Agriculture in agricultural export policy formulation and implementation;
(2) improving the competitiveness of United States agricultural commodities and products in the world market; and
(3) providing for the coordination and efficient implementation of all agricultural export programs.


(Pub. L. 95–501, title I, § 101, as added Pub. L. 101–624, title XV, § 1531,Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 3669.)
Prior Provisions

A prior section 101 ofPub. L. 95–501amended section 1707a of this title prior to the complete revision of Pub. L. 95–501by Pub. L. 101–624.
Short Title of 1994 Amendment

Pub. L. 103–465, title IV, § 411(a)(1),Dec. 8, 1994, 108 Stat. 4962, provided that: “This subsection [amending section 5651 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Export Enhancement Program Amendments of 1994’.”
Short Title

Pub. L. 95–501, § 1, as added by Pub. L. 101–624, title XV, § 1531,Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 3669, provided that: “This Act [enacting this chapter] may be cited as the ‘Agricultural Trade Act of 1978’.”

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