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Text of the California Federal Milk Marketing Order Act

This bill was introduced on March 21, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Mar 21, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1396

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 21, 2013

(for himself, Mr. Nunes, Mr. McCarthy of California, Mr. Costa, Mr. LaMalfa, and Mr. Denham) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture

A BILL

To provide for the inclusion of the State of California as a separate Federal milk marketing order upon the petition and approval of California dairy producers of such inclusion.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the California Federal Milk Marketing Order Act .

2.

Inclusion of California as separate milk marketing order

(a)

Inclusion authorized

Upon the petition and approval of California dairy producers in the manner provided in section 8c of the Agricultural Adjustment Act (7 U.S.C. 608c), reenacted with amendments by the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937, the Secretary of Agriculture shall designate the State of California as a separate Federal milk marketing order.

(b)

Special considerations

If designated under subsection (a), the order covering California shall have the right to reblend and distribute order receipts to recognize quota value.