This chapter may be cited as the “Agricultural Market Transition Act”.
It is the purpose of this chapter—
(1)to authorize the use of binding production flexibility contracts between the United States and agricultural producers to support farming certainty and flexibility while ensuring continued compliance with farm conservation and wetland protection requirements;
(2)to make nonrecourse marketing assistance loans and loan deficiency payments available for certain crops;
(3)to improve the operation of farm programs for milk, peanuts, and sugar; and
(4)to establish a commission to undertake a comprehensive review of past and future production agriculture in the United States.
Pub. L. 105–228, § 1,Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1516, provided that: “This Act [amending section
7212 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Emergency Farm Financial Relief Act’.”
Section 1(a) ofPub. L. 104–127provided that: “This Act [see Tables for classification] may be cited as the ‘Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996’.”
Section 928 ofPub. L. 104–127provided that: “If any provision of this Act [see Short Title note above] or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the invalidity shall not affect other provisions or applications of this Act that can be given effect without regard to the invalid provision or application, and to this end the provisions of this Act are severable.”
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