Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 104 Part 2.djvu/414

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104 STAT. 1388-6 PUBLIC LAW 101-508—NOV. 5, 1990 basis in an amount equal to 1 percent of the national price support level for each such crop as otherwise provided in this section. "(2) COLLECTION. — The assessment shall be collected and remitted by the first handler of honey in the manner prescribed by the Secretary which, to the extent practicable, shall be as provided for in the Honey Research, Promotion, and Consumer Information Act. "(3) EXEMPTIONS. —All persons who are exempt from the payment of the assessment authorized by such Act, and all imported honey, shall be exempt from the payment of the assessment required by this subsection. "(4) PENALTIES. —I f any person fails to collect or remit the reduction required by this subsection or fails to comply with such requirements for recordkeeping or otherwise as are required by the Secretary to carry out this subsection, the person shall be liable to the Secretary for a civil penalty up to an amount determined by multiplying— "(A) the quantity of honey involved in the violation; by "(B) the support level for the applicable crop of honey. "(5) ENFORCEMENT.—The Secretary may enforce this subsection in the courts of the United States.". (e) WOOL AND MOHAIR. —Section 704 of the National Wool Act of 1954 (7 U.S.C. 1783) (as amended by section 201(b) of the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990) is amended by adding at the following new subsection: "(c) MARKETING ASSESSMENTS. —Effective only for each of the 1991 through 1995 marketing years for wool and mohair, the Secretary shall deduct an amount from the payment to be made available to producers of wool and mohair under subsection (a) equal to 1 percent of the payment.". (f) TOBACCO.— Section 106 of the Agricultural Act of 1949 (7 U.S.C. 1445) is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(g)(1) Effective only for each of the 1991 through 1995 crops of tobacco for which price support is made available under this Act, producers and purchasers of such tobacco shall each remit to the Commodity Credit Corporation a nonrefundable marketing assessment in an amount equal to.5 percent of the national price support level for each such crop as otherwise provided for in this section. "(2) Such producer assessments and purchaser assessments shall be— "(A) collected in the same manner as provided for in section 106A(d)(2) or 106B(d)(3), as applicable; and "(B) enforced in the same manner as provided in section 106A(h) or 106B(j), as applicable. "(3) The Secretary may enforce this subsection in the courts of the United States.". 7 USC 1446e. (g) OTHER SAVINGS.— Section 204 of the Agricultural Act of 1949 (as added by section 101 of the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990) is amended— (1) in subsection (g)— (A) in paragraph (1), by striking "1991 through 1994" and inserting "1992 through 1995"; (B) in the matter preceding subparagraph (A) of paragraph (2)— (i) by inserting after "purchases" the following: "in the following calendar year"; and