7 U.S. Code § 5712 - Export reporting and contract sanctity
Individual reports shall remain confidential but shall be compiled by the Secretary and published in compilation form each week following the week of reporting.
All exporters of agricultural commodities produced in the United States shall, upon request of the Secretary, immediately report to the Secretary any information with respect to export sales of agricultural commodities and at such times as the Secretary may request. When the Secretary requires that such information be reported by exporters on a daily basis, the information compiled from individual reports shall be made available to the public daily.
Any person who knowingly fails to make any report required under this section shall be fined not more than $25,000 or imprisoned for not more than 1 year, or both.
For termination of amendment by section 942 of Pub. L. 106–78, see Termination Date of 1999 Amendment note below.
2010—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 111–239 substituted “cotton, pork,” for “cotton,”.
1999—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 106–78, §§ 921, 942, temporarily inserted “, beef,” after “cotton” in introductory provisions. See Termination Date of 1999 Amendment note below.
1991—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 102–237, § 327(1), substituted “designate produced” for “designate as produced” in introductory provisions.
Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 102–237, § 327(2), struck out “in accordance with subsection (c)” after “shall remain confidential”.