7 U.S. Code § 4601. Findings and purposes
1998—Pub. L. 105–185, § 605(a)(1), added section catchline and struck out former section catchline, designated introductory provisions and pars. (1) to (7) as subsec. (a), inserted heading, and substituted “Congress makes the following findings” for “The Congress finds that” in introductory provisions.
Subsec. (a)(8) to (10). Pub. L. 105–185, § 605(a)(2)(B), added pars. (8) to (10).
Subsecs. (b), (c). Pub. L. 105–185, § 605(a)(3), added subsecs. (b) and (c) and struck out former subsec. (b) which read as follows:
“(b)(1) It is, therefore, the purpose of this chapter to authorize the establishment of an orderly procedure for the development and financing, through an adequate assessment, of an effective and coordinated program of research, promotion, and consumer education designed to strengthen the position of the honey industry in the marketplace and maintain, develop, and expand markets for honey and honey products.
“(2) Nothing in this chapter may be construed to dictate quality standards for honey, provide for control of its production, or otherwise limit the right of the individual honeyproducer to produce honey. This chapter treats foreign producers equitably, and nothing in this chapter may be construed as a trade barrier to honey produced in foreign countries.”