There is one summary for S.1535. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (11/13/1997)

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Title I: Marketing Quotas for Peanuts

Title II: Market Transition Programs for Peanuts

Title III: Implementation

Peanut Program Improvement Act of 1997 - Title I: Marketing Quotas for Peanuts - Amends the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 to extend peanut marketing quotas through crop year 2001. Eliminates: (1) minimum poundage quotas; and (2) the special Texas allocation. Authorizes additional (nonquota) peanuts to be sold for seed or Government use.

Terminates peanut marketing quotas beginning with crop year 2002.

Title II: Market Transition Programs for Peanuts - Amends the Agricultural Act of 1949 to extend quota peanut (on a sliding scale) and additional peanut price supports through nonrecourse loans through crop year 2001.

Makes nonrecourse loans available to all peanut producers beginning with crop year 2002.

Title III: Implementation - Sets forth regulation and application provisions.