7 U.S. Code § 1359ii - Appeals
(a) In general
(1) Notice of appeal
Any such appeal shall be taken by filing with the Secretary, within 20 days after the decision complained of is effective, notice in writing of the appeal and a statement of the reasons therefor. Unless a later date is specified by the Secretary as part of the Secretary’s decision, the decision complained of shall be considered to be effective as of the date on which announcement of the decision is made. The Secretary shall deliver a copy of any notice of appeal to each person shown by the records of the Secretary to be adversely affected by reason of the decision appealed, and shall at all times thereafter permit any such person to inspect and make copies of appellant’s reasons for the appeal and shall on application permit the person to intervene in the appeal.
Source(Feb. 16, 1938, ch. 30, title III, § 359i, as added Pub. L. 107–171, title I, § 1403,May 13, 2002, 116 Stat. 202; amended Pub. L. 110–234, title I, § 1403(h),May 22, 2008, 122 Stat. 988; Pub. L. 110–246, § 4(a), title I, § 1403(h),June 18, 2008, 122 Stat. 1664, 1716.)
Pub. L. 110–234and Pub. L. 110–246made identical amendments to this section. The amendments by Pub. L. 110–234were repealed by section 4(a) ofPub. L. 110–246.
A prior section 1359ii, act Feb. 16, 1938, ch. 30, title III, § 359i, as added Pub. L. 101–624, title IX, § 902,Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 3487; amended Pub. L. 102–237, title I, § 111(k),Dec. 13, 1991, 105 Stat. 1836, related to appeals, prior to the general amendment of this subpart by Pub. L. 107–171.
2008—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 110–246, § 1403(h)(1), inserted “or 1359gg(d)” after “1359ff”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 110–246, § 1403(h)(2), struck out subsec. (c) which related to special appeal process regarding beet sugar allocations.
Effective Date of 2008 Amendment