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PUBLIC LAW 99-000—MMMM. DD, 1986

100 STAT. 3564 7 USC 2271a.


ERS.—The Secretary of Agriculture may establish a program to train farmers and ranchers in advanced techniques for the marketing of agricultural commodities, livestock, and aquacultural products produced by such farmers and ranchers, including (where appropriate as determined by the Secretary) training in the use of futures and options markets. TITLE III—GRAIN QUALITY IMPROVEMENT Grain Quality Improvement Act of 1986. 7 USC 71 note.


This title may be cited as the "Grain Quality Improvement Act of 1986". SEC. 302. DECLARATION OF POLICY.

Section 2 of the United States Grain Standards Act (7 U.S.C. 74) is amended— (1) by inserting "(a)" after the section designation; and (2) by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: "(b) It is also declared to be the policy of Congress— "(1) to promote the marketing of grain of high quality to both domestic and foreign buyers; "(2) that the primary objective of the official United States standards for grain is to certify the quality of grain as accurately as practicable; and "(3) that official United States standards for grain shall— "(A) define uniform and accepted descriptive terms to facilitate trade in grain; "(B) provide information to aid in determining grain storability; "(C) offer users of such standards the best possible information from which to determine end-product yield and quality of grain; and "(D^ provide the framework necessary for markets to establish grain quality improvement incentives.". SEC. 303. FOREIGN MATERIAL RECOMBINATION.

(a) PROHIBITED ACT.—Section 13 of the United States Grain Standards Act (7 U.S.C. 87b) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: "(d)(1) Subject to paragraphs (2) and (3), to ensure the quality of grain marketed in or exported from the United States— "(A) no dockage or foreign material, as defined by the Secretary, once removed from grain shall be recombined with any grain; and "(B) no dockage or foreign material of any origin may be added to any grain. "(2) Nothing in paragraph (1) shall be construed to prohibit— "(A) the treatment of grain to suppress, destroy, or prevent insects and fungi injurious to stored grain; "(B) the marketing, domestically or for export, of dockage or foreign material removed from grain if such dockage or foreign material is marketed— "(i) separately and uncombined with any such whole grain; "(ii) in pelletized form; or