7 U.S. Code § 1359bb - Flexible marketing allotments for sugar
The estimates under this subsection shall not apply to sugar imported for the production of polyhydric alcohol or to any sugar refined and reexported in refined form or in products containing sugar.
The Secretary shall make reestimates of sugar consumption, stocks, production, and imports for a crop year as necessary, but not later than the beginning of each of the second through fourth quarters of the crop year.
The marketing allotments under this subpart shall apply to the marketing by processors of sugar intended for domestic human consumption that has been processed from sugar cane, sugar beets, or in-process beet sugar, whether such sugar beets or in-process beet sugar was produced domestically or imported.
Any processor who knowingly violates paragraph (1) shall be liable to the Commodity Credit Corporation for a civil penalty in an amount equal to 3 times the United States market value, at the time of the commission of the violation, of that quantity of sugar involved in the violation.
A prior section 1359bb, act Feb. 16, 1938, ch. 30, title III, § 359b, as added Pub. L. 101–624, title IX, § 902, Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 3480; amended Pub. L. 102–237, title I, § 111(d), Dec. 13, 1991, 105 Stat. 1831; Pub. L. 103–66, title I, § 1107(b), Aug. 10, 1993, 107 Stat. 324, related to marketing allotments for sugar and crystalline fructose, prior to the general amendment of this subpart by Pub. L. 107–171.
2014—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 113–79 substituted “2018” for “2012”.
2008—Pub. L. 110–246, § 1403(b), amended section generally, substituting provisions relating to sugar estimates for 2008 through 2012 crop years, establishment of allotments, coverage of allotments, and prohibition against marketing in excess of allotments, for provisions relating to sugar estimates for 2002 through 2007 crop years, establishment of allotments, and prohibition against marketing in excess of allotments.
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