Summary: S.934 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (03/28/2019)

Voluntary Checkoff Program Participation Act

This bill prohibits mandatory or compulsory checkoff programs and requires producer participation in the programs to be voluntary at the point of sale. (A checkoff 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.)