Summary: H.R.2160 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)All Information (Except Text)

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House disagreed to Senate amendment (07/26/1982)

(House disagreed to Senate amendments)

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.