H. R. 1135
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 7, 2005
Mr. Sherwood introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture
To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act to exempt certain identified varieties of tomatoes from agricultural marketing orders issued by the Secretary of Agriculture.
This Act may be cited as the
Agriculture Marketing Success Act of 2005 or the
Exemption for certain identified varieties of tomatoes
Section 8c(2) of the Agricultural Adjustment Act (7 U.S.C. 608c(2)), reenacted with amendments by the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937, is amended by adding at the end the following new sentence:
No order issued pursuant to this section shall be applicable to identified varieties of tomatoes produced in the State of Florida under an identity preservation and biotechnology verification program administered by the Secretary..