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S. 2491 (93rd): A bill to repeal the provisions of the Agriculture and Consumer Protection Act of 1973 which provide for payments to farmers in the event of crop failures with respect to crops planted in lieu of wheat or feed grains.

The text of the bill below is as of Dec 29, 1973 (Passed Congress).


944                                      PUBLIC LAW 93-227-DEC. 29, 1973                  [87 STAT.

                     Public Law 93-227
December 29, 1973                                       AN ACT
   [H. R. 4738]
                     To provide for the striking of medals in commemoration of tlie one hundredtli
                                       anniversary of the statehood of Colorado.

                        Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives of the
  state of Colo-
rado.
                      United States of America in Congress assembled^
  100th anniver-        SECTIOX 1. In commemoration of the one hmidredth anniversary of
sary medals.         the statehood of Colorado, which will be celebrated on August 1, 1976,
                     the Secretary of the Treasury (hereafter referred to in this Act as the
                     "Secretary") shall furnish medals in accordance with this Act to the
                     Colorado Centennial-Bicentennial Commission (hereafter referred to
                     in this Act as the "Commission").
                        SEC. 2. The medals authorized under this Act are national medals
                     within the meaning of section 3551 of the Revised Statutes (31 U.S.C.
                     368), except that, for the purposes of this Act, some or all of such
                     medals may be struck by the superintendent of the coining depart-
                     ment of the mint at Denver, under such regulations as the super-
                     intendent, with the approval of the Director of the Mint, may
                     prescribe.
  Size.                 SEC. 3. The medals shall bear such emblems, devices, and inscrip-
                     tions, shall be of such size or sizes, and shall be made of such materials
                     as the Commission may determine with the approval of the Secretary.
  Quantity.             SEC. 4. Except for such quantities, if any, of gold or silver medals
                     as may be requested by the Commission and approved by the Secre-
                     tary, the medals may not be made in quantities of less than two thou-
                     sand nor in an aggregate quantity greater than two hundred and fifty
  Time limitation.   thousand. They shall be made and delivered at such times as may be
                     required by the Commission, but no medals may be made after
                     December 31,1976.
                        SEC. 5, The medals shall be furnished at a price or prices equal to
                     the costs of manufacture as estimated by the Secretary, including
                     labor, materials, dies, use of machinery, and overhead expenses. The
                     medals may not be made unless security satisfactory to the Secretary
                     is furnished to indemnify the United States for full payment of these
                     costs.
                        Approved December 29, 1973.


                     Public Law 93-228
December 29, 1973                                          AN ACT
    [S.2491]         To repeal the provisions of the Agi'iculture and Consumer Protection Act of
                       1973 which provide for payments to farmers in the event of crop failures with
                       respect to crops planted in lieu of wheat or feed grains.

                        Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives of the
  Nonconserving
crops, failures.     United States of America in Congress assemhled^ That (a) section
  Payments, elim-    107(c) of the Agricultural Act of 1949, as amended, is amended by
ination.             deleting the parenthetical phrase "(or other nonconserving crop
  Ante, p. 225.
                     planted instead of wheat)" wherever it appears therein and inserting
                     in lieu thereof "(or of cotton, corn, grain sorghums, or barley planted
                     in lieu of wheat)".
 Ante, p. 230.          (b) Section 105(b) (1) of the Agricultural Act of 1949, as amended,
                     is amended by deleting the parenthetical phrase "(or other noncon-
                     serving crop) planted instead of feed g r a m s ) " wherever it appears
                     therein and inserting injieu thereof " (or of wheat, or cotton planted
                     in lieu of the allotted crop)".
                        Approved December 29, 1973.