H.R.2160 - Potato Research and Promotion Act Amendments of 198297th Congress (1981-1982)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Panetta, Leon [D-CA-16] (Introduced 02/25/1981)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture | Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry|
|Committee Reports:||S.Rept 97-334; H.Rept 97-446|
|Latest Action:||08/26/1982 Became Public Law No: 97-244. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
This bill has the status Became Law
Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:
- Passed House
- Passed Senate
- Resolving Differences
- To President
- Became Law
Summary: H.R.2160 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)All Information (Except Text)
(House disagreed to Senate amendments)
House disagreed to Senate amendment (07/26/1982)
Potato Research and Promotion Act Amendments of 1982 - Amends the Potato Research and Promotion Act to require that representatives of the public be included on the National Potato Promotion Board.
Changes the potato assessment rate from a weight-based one to a rate based on a ten-year (past) average price. Permits the use of collected funds to reimburse the Department of Agriculture for referendum and administrative costs.
Authorizes the Secretary to enforce such Act through written warnings, cease-and-desist orders, and civil penalties of between $500 and $5,000.
States that the failure of potato producers to approve an amendment to any plan shall not invalidate such plan.