It is declared that the disruption of the orderly exchange of commodities in interstate commerce impairs the purchasing power of farmers and destroys the value of agricultural assets which support the national credit structure and that these conditions affect transactions in agricultural commodities with a national public interest, and burden and obstruct the normal channels of interstate commerce.
7 U.S. Code § 601. Declaration of conditions
For information regarding constitutionality of act May 12, 1933, and act Aug. 24, 1935, cited throughout this chapter, see Congressional Research Service, The Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation, Appendix 1, Acts of Congress Held Unconstitutional in Whole or in Part by the Supreme Court of the United States.
Act June 16, 1933, ch. 90, title I, § 8(a), 48 Stat. 199, provided in part that title I of act May 12, 1933, which is classified to this chapter, may for all purposes be referred to as the “Agricultural Adjustment Act.”
Act June 3, 1937, ch. 296, §§ 1, 2, 50 Stat. 246, provided as follows:
Section 2 of act June 3, 1937, also added subsec. (j) to section 610.