7 U.S. Code § 2711 - Exempted egg producers and breeding hen flocks; conditions and procedures
1993—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 103–188 substituted “75,000” for “30,000”.
1989—Pub. L. 101–220 amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section read as follows: “The following may be exempt from specific provisions of this chapter under such conditions and procedures as may be prescribed in the order or rules and regulations issued thereunder:
“(a) Any egg producer whose aggregate number of laying hens at any time during a three-consecutive-month period immediately prior to the date assessments are due and payable has not exceeded three thousand laying hens.
“(b) Any flock of breeding hens whose production of eggs is primarily utilized for the hatching of baby chicks.”