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Text of the Agriculture Marketing Success Act of 2005

This bill was introduced on March 7, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Mar 7, 2005 (Introduced).

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109th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1135

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 7, 2005

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture

A BILL

To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act to exempt certain identified varieties of tomatoes from agricultural marketing orders issued by the Secretary of Agriculture.

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Short Title

This Act may be cited as the Agriculture Marketing Success Act of 2005 or the AMS Act.

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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..