7 U.S. Code § 1372 - Payment, collection, and refund of penalties
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary is authorized to prescribe by regulations for the identification of farms and it shall be sufficient to schedule receipts into special deposit accounts or to schedule such receipts for transfer therefrom, or directly, into the separate fund provided for in subsection (b) by means of such identification without reference to the names of the producers on such farms.
The Secretary is authorized to prescribe regulations governing the filing of such claims and the determination of such refunds.
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1979—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 96–113 inserted provisions respecting exemption from marketing quota penalties for State prison farms.
1940—Subsec. (c). ActJuly 2, 1940, substituted “within two years” for “within one year” and inserted “and the claimant bore the burden of the payment of such penalty” after “wrongfully collected” in first par. and inserted second par. authorizing regulations for farm identification, etc.
1938—Subsecs. (c), (d). ActApr. 7, 1938, added subsecs. (c) and (d).
Secretary of Agriculture to implement amendments by Pub. L. 99–272 without regard to provisions requiring notice and other procedures for public participation in rulemaking contained in section 553 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, or in any other directive of the Secretary, see section 1108(c) of Pub. L. 99–272, set out as a note under section 1301 of this title.