Wheat and Wheat Foods Research and Nutrition Education Act: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Livestock and Grains of the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 13099, June 16, 1976

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Page 44 - ... (b) For the purpose of any such investigation, or any other proceeding under this title, any member of the Commission or any officer designated by it is empowered to administer oaths and affirmations, subpena witnesses, compel their attendance, take evidence, and require the production of any books, papers, correspondence, memoranda, or other records which the Commission deems relevant or material to the inquiry.
Page 19 - Secretary by delivering to him a copy of the bill of complaint. If the court determines that such ruling is not in accordance with law, it shall remand such proceedings to the Secretary with directions either (1) to make such ruling...
Page 44 - Provided, that such demand shall be made personally by such producer in accordance with regulations and on a form and within a time period prescribed by the Board and approved by the Secretary...
Page 20 - Any person who violates any provision of this subdivision shall be liable to a penalty of not more than $500 for each such offense and not more than $25 for each day it continues, which shall accrue to the United States and may be recovered in a civil suit brought by the United States.
Page 23 - Commission, there to produce records, if so ordered, or to give testimony touching the matter under investigation or in question ; and any failure to obey such order of the court may be punished by such court as a contempt thereof. All process in any such case may be served in the judicial district whereof such person is an inhabitant or wherever he may be found.
Page 45 - State at any designated place of hearing. (c) In case of contumacy by, or refusal to obey a subpena issued to, any person, the Commission may invoke the- aid of any court of the United States within the jurisdiction of which such investigation or proceeding is carried on, or where such person resides or carries on business, in requiring the attendance and testimony of witnesses and the production of books, papers, correspondence, memoranda, and other records.
Page 7 - That 20 in carrying out any such plan or project, no reference to a 21 private brand or trade name shall be made if the Secretary 22 determines that such reference will result in undue discrimi23 nation against wheat, processed wheat, and end products of 24 other persons: And provided further, That no such pro25 grams shall make use of unfair or deceptive acts or practices...
Page 38 - ... of not less than twelve months after they are cast for audit and recount in the event the results of the referendum are challenged and either the Secretary or the Courts determine a recount and retabulation of results is appropriate. Prior to the holding of the referendum, sureties shall have posted a bond or other security, acceptable to the Secretary, in an amount which the Secretary shall determine to be sufficient to pay any expenses incurred for the conduct of the referendum.
Page 23 - ... shall be whether its cotton farmer membership consists of a sufficiently large number of the cotton producers who produce a relatively significant volume of cotton to reasonably warrant its participation in the nomination of members for the Cotton Board. The Secretary shall certify any cotton producer organization which he finds to be eligible under this section, and his determination as to eligibility shall be final. REGULATIONS SEC. 15.
Page 25 - Secretary is authorized to make such regu9 lations with the force and effect of law, as may he necessary 10 to carry out the provisions of this Act and the powers vested 11 in him by this Act. 12 PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO AMENDMENTS 13 SEC. 17. The provisions of this Act applicable to orders 14 shall be applicable to amendments to orders. 15 SEPARABILITY 16 SEC. 18. If any provision of this Act or the application 17 thereof to any person or circumstances is held invalid, the 18 validity of the remainder...

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