7 U.S. Code § 254. Penalties for noncompliance
If a person fails to comply with any requirement of this chapter (including regulations promulgated under this chapter), the Secretary may assess, on the record after an opportunity for a hearing, a civil penalty—
of not more than $25,000 per violation, if an agricultural product is not involved in the violation; or
A prior section 254, act Aug. 11, 1916, ch. 313, pt. C, § 13, 39 Stat. 488, prohibited discrimination by warehousemen, prior to the general amendment of this chapter by Pub. L. 106–472. See section 247 of this title.