7 U.S. Code § 608a - Enforcement of chapter

(1) to (4) Omitted
(5) Forfeitures
Any person exceeding any quota or allotment fixed for him under this chapter by the Secretary of Agriculture and any other person knowingly participating or aiding in the exceeding of such quota or allotment shall forfeit to the United States a sum equal to the value of such excess at the current market price for such commodity at the time of violation, which forfeiture shall be recoverable in a civil suit brought in the name of the United States.
(6) Jurisdiction of district courts
The several district courts of the United States are vested with jurisdiction specifically to enforce, and to prevent and restrain any person from violating any order, regulation, or agreement, heretofore or hereafter made or issued pursuant to this chapter, in any proceeding now pending or hereafter brought in said courts.
(7) Duties of United States attorneys; investigation of violations by Secretary; hearings
Upon the request of the Secretary of Agriculture, it shall be the duty of the several United States attorneys, in their respective districts, under the directions of the Attorney General, to institute proceedings to enforce the remedies and to collect the forfeitures provided for in, or pursuant to this chapter. Whenever the Secretary, or such officer or employee of the Department of Agriculture as he may designate for the purpose, has reason to believe that any handler has violated, or is violating, the provisions of any order or amendment thereto issued pursuant to this chapter, the Secretary shall have power to institute an investigation and, after due notice to such handler, to conduct a hearing in order to determine the facts for the purpose of referring the matter to the Attorney General for appropriate action.
(8) Cumulative remedies
The remedies provided for in this section shall be in addition to, and not exclusive of, any of the remedies or penalties provided for elsewhere in this chapter or now or hereafter existing at law or in equity.
(9) “Person” defined
The term “person” as used in this chapter includes an individual, partnership, corporation, association, and any other business unit.

Source

(May 12, 1933, ch. 25, title I, § 8a, as added May 9, 1934, ch. 263, § 4,48 Stat. 672; amended Aug. 24, 1935, ch. 641, §§ 8–10,49 Stat. 762; June 3, 1937, ch. 296, §§ 1, 2 (c),50 Stat. 246, 247; June 25, 1948, ch. 646, § 1,62 Stat. 909; Pub. L. 87–128, title I, § 141(2),Aug. 8, 1961, 75 Stat. 304.)
Codification

Provisions of subsecs. (1) to (4), relating to establishment, regulation and determination of sugar quotas, agreements limiting or regulating child labor, wages, and adjustment of disputes in the sugar industry, and prescribing penalties for violations thereof, were omitted since they ceased to apply on Sept. 1, 1937, in accordance with the provisions of section 510 of the Sugar Act of 1937, act Sept. 1, 1937, ch. 898, 50 Stat. 916. Section 510 of act Sept. 1, 1937, provided in part that: “The provisions of the Agricultural Adjustment Act, as amended [this chapter], shall cease to apply to sugar upon the enactment of this Act [Sept. 1, 1937]”. Provisions similar to former subsecs. (1) to (4) were contained in the Sugar Act of 1948, section 1100 et seq. of this title, which expired on Dec. 31, 1974.
Amendments

1961—Subsec. (5). Pub. L. 87–128struck out “willfully” after “Any person” and substituted provision for forfeiture of a sum equal to the value of the excess at the current market price for the commodity at the time of violation for provision for forfeiture of a sum equal to three times the current market value of the excess.
1937—Subsec. (6). Act June 3, 1937, § 2(c), struck out “the provisions of this section, or of”.
1935—Subsec. (1). Act Aug. 24, 1935, § 8, substituted “persons engaged in handling” for “handlers” wherever appearing; struck out “or in competition with,” in par. (B); inserted “directly” before “to burden” in par. (B); and struck out “in any way” in par. (B).
Subsec. (6). Act Aug. 24, 1935, § 9, inserted “or” after “regulation,” and struck out “or license”.
Subsec. (7). Act Aug. 24, 1935, § 10, inserted last sentence.
Change of Name

Act June 25, 1948, eff. Sept. 1, 1948, substituted “United States attorneys” for “district attorneys” in subsec. (7). See section 541 of Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure, and Historical and Revision Notes thereunder.
Admission of Hawaii as State

Admission of Hawaii into the Union was accomplished Aug. 21, 1959, on issuance of Proc. No. 3309, Aug. 21, 1959, 24 F.R. 6868, 73 Stat. c74, as required by sections 1 and 7(c) ofPub. L. 86–3, Mar. 18, 1959, 73 Stat. 4, set out as notes preceding 491 of Title 48, Territories and Insular Possessions.
Validity of Section Affirmed

Act June 3, 1937, affirmed and validated, and reenacted without change the provisions of subsections (5), (6), (7), (8), and (9) of this section, except for the amendment to subsection (6) by section 2 of the act. See note set out under section 601 of this title.

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7 CFR - Agriculture

7 CFR Part 900 - GENERAL REGULATIONS

7 CFR Part 905 - ORANGES, GRAPEFRUIT, TANGERINES, AND TANGELOS GROWN IN FLORIDA

7 CFR Part 906 - ORANGES AND GRAPEFRUIT GROWN IN LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY IN TEXAS

7 CFR Part 915 - AVOCADOS GROWN IN SOUTH FLORIDA

7 CFR Part 917 - FRESH PEARS AND PEACHES GROWN IN CALIFORNIA

7 CFR Part 920 - KIWIFRUIT GROWN IN CALIFORNIA

7 CFR Part 922 - APRICOTS GROWN IN DESIGNATED COUNTIES IN WASHINGTON

7 CFR Part 923 - SWEET CHERRIES GROWN IN DESIGNATED COUNTIES IN WASHINGTON

7 CFR Part 925 - GRAPES GROWN IN A DESIGNATED AREA OF SOUTHEASTERN CALIFORNIA

7 CFR Part 926 - DATA COLLECTION, REPORTING AND RECORDKEEPING REQUIREMENTS APPLICABLE TO CRANBERRIES NOT SUBJECT TO THE CRANBERRY MARKETING ORDER

7 CFR Part 927 - PEARS GROWN IN OREGON AND WASHINGTON

7 CFR Part 929 - CRANBERRIES GROWN IN STATES OF MASSACHUSETTS, RHODE ISLAND, CONNECTICUT, NEW JERSEY, WISCONSIN, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, OREGON, WASHINGTON, AND LONG ISLAND IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK

7 CFR Part 930 - TART CHERRIES GROWN IN THE STATES OF MICHIGAN, NEW YORK, PENNSYLVANIA, OREGON, UTAH, WASHINGTON, AND WISCONSIN

7 CFR Part 932 - OLIVES GROWN IN CALIFORNIA

7 CFR Part 944 - FRUITS; IMPORT REGULATIONS

7 CFR Part 945 - IRISH POTATOES GROWN IN CERTAIN DESIGNATED COUNTIES IN IDAHO, AND MALHEUR COUNTY, OREGON

7 CFR Part 946 - IRISH POTATOES GROWN IN WASHINGTON

7 CFR Part 947 - IRISH POTATOES GROWN IN MODOC AND SISKIYOU COUNTIES, CALIF., AND IN ALL COUNTIES IN OREGON, EXCEPT MALHEUR COUNTY

7 CFR Part 948 - IRISH POTATOES GROWN IN COLORADO

7 CFR Part 953 - IRISH POTATOES GROWN IN SOUTHEASTERN STATES

7 CFR Part 955 - VIDALIA ONIONS GROWN IN GEORGIA

7 CFR Part 956 - SWEET ONIONS GROWN IN THE WALLA WALLA VALLEY OF SOUTHEAST WASHINGTON AND NORTHEAST OREGON

7 CFR Part 958 - ONIONS GROWN IN CERTAIN DESIGNATED COUNTIES IN IDAHO, AND MALHEUR COUNTY, OREGON

7 CFR Part 959 - ONIONS GROWN IN SOUTH TEXAS

7 CFR Part 966 - TOMATOES GROWN IN FLORIDA

7 CFR Part 980 - VEGETABLES; IMPORT REGULATIONS

7 CFR Part 981 - ALMONDS GROWN IN CALIFORNIA

7 CFR Part 982 - HAZELNUTS GROWN IN OREGON AND WASHINGTON

7 CFR Part 983 - PISTACHIOS GROWN IN CALIFORNIA, ARIZONA, AND NEW MEXICO

7 CFR Part 984 - WALNUTS GROWN IN CALIFORNIA

7 CFR Part 985 - MARKETING ORDER REGULATING THE HANDLING OF SPEARMINT OIL PRODUCED IN THE FAR WEST

7 CFR Part 987 - DOMESTIC DATES PRODUCED OR PACKED IN RIVERSIDE COUNTY, CALIFORNIA

7 CFR Part 989 - RAISINS PRODUCED FROM GRAPES GROWN IN CALIFORNIA

7 CFR Part 993 - DRIED PRUNES PRODUCED IN CALIFORNIA

7 CFR Part 999 - SPECIALTY CROPS; IMPORT REGULATIONS

7 CFR Part 1000 - GENERAL PROVISIONS OF FEDERAL MILK MARKETING ORDERS

7 CFR Part 1001 - MILK IN THE NORTHEAST MARKETING AREA

7 CFR Part 1005 - MILK IN THE APPALACHIAN MARKETING AREA

7 CFR Part 1006 - MILK IN THE FLORIDA MARKETING AREA

7 CFR Part 1007 - MILK IN THE SOUTHEAST MARKETING AREA

7 CFR Part 1030 - MILK IN THE UPPER MIDWEST MARKETING AREA

7 CFR Part 1032 - MILK IN THE CENTRAL MARKETING AREA

7 CFR Part 1033 - MILK IN THE MIDEAST MARKETING AREA

7 CFR Part 1046

7 CFR Part 1124 - MILK IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST MARKETING AREA

7 CFR Part 1126 - MILK IN THE SOUTHWEST MARKETING AREA

7 CFR Part 1131 - MILK IN THE ARIZONA MARKETING AREA

7 CFR Part 1135 - MILK IN THE WESTERN MARKETING AREA

 

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