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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 2896

PUBLIC LAW 100-575—OCT. 31, 1988 I

"(5) Subject to paragraphs (6), (7), and (8), any producer shall have the right to demand and receive from the Egg Board a one-time refund of assessments collected from such producer during the period referred to in paragraph (3) if— "(A) such producer is responsible for paying such assessments; "(B) such producer does not support the program established under this Act; and "(C) the amendment issued pursuant to paragraph (1) is not approved pursuant to a referendum under section 9 or 10(b). "(6) Such demand shall be made in accordance with regulations, on a form, and within a time period prescribed by the Egg Board. "(7) Such refund shall be made on submission of proof satisfactory to the Egg Board that such producer paid the assessment for which refund is demanded. "(8) If the amount in the escrow account required to be established by paragraph (3) is not sufficient to refund the total amount of assessments demanded by all eligible producers under this subsection and the amendment issued pursuant to paragraph (1) is not approved pursuant to a referendum under section 9 or 10(b), the Egg Board shall prorate the amount of such refunds among all eligible producers who demand such refund.". Approved October 31, 1988.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 5318: HOUSE REPORTS: No. 100-1024 (Comm. on Agriculture). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 134 (1988): Oct. 3, 4, considered and passed House. Oct. 11, considered and passed Senate.