Summary: S.3200 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (07/13/2016)

Voluntary Check-off Program Participation Act

This bill prohibits mandatory or compulsory check-off programs and requires producer participation in the programs to be voluntary at the point of sale. (A check-off program is a program to promote and provide research and information for a particular agricultural commodity without reference to specific producers or brands. The Department of Agriculture oversees the programs, which are requested and funded by industry.)