Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

Shown Here:
Public Law (12/21/2004)

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on October 5, 2004. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to collect commodity assessments from the proceeds of a marketing assistance loan for a producer if the assessment is required to be paid by the producer or the first purchaser of a commodity pursuant to a State law or to an authority administered by the Secretary.

Provides that such collection authority: (1) does not extend to a State tax or other State revenue activity; and (2) shall be made as specified in an agreement between the Secretary and the requesting State.