H.R.2591 - Tobacco Export Marketing Enhancement Act107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Fletcher, Ernie [R-KY-6] (Introduced 07/23/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||08/01/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, Nutrition and Forestry. (All Actions)|
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Introduced in House (07/23/2001)
[Congressional Bills 107th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 2591 Introduced in House (IH)] 107th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 2591 To allow the Secretary of Agriculture to use existing authorities to provide export promotion assistance for tobacco and tobacco products of the United States. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES July 23, 2001 Mr. Fletcher (for himself, Mr. Whitfield, Mr. McIntyre, Mr. Rogers of Kentucky, Mr. Jenkins, Mr. Lewis of Kentucky, Mrs. Clayton, Mr. Goode, Mr. Jones of North Carolina, and Mr. Hayes) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To allow the Secretary of Agriculture to use existing authorities to provide export promotion assistance for tobacco and tobacco products of the United States. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``Tobacco Export Marketing Enhancement Act''. SEC. 2. AGRICULTURAL EXPORT PROGRAM FOR TOBACCO. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary of Agriculture may exercise the authorities of section 203 (relating to the market access program) and title VII (relating to the foreign market development cooperator program) of the Agricultural Trade Act of 1978 (7 U.S.C. 5623 and 5713 et seq.) to provide assistance for the development, maintenance, and expansion of foreign markets for tobacco and tobacco products of the United States. <all>