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[75 Stat. 297]
[75 Stat. 297]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

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elects to make such delivery. The Secretary shall issue regulations under which the farm marketing excess of wheat for the farm shall •be stored or delivered to him. Upon failure to store, or deliver to the Secretary, the farm marketing excess within such time as may be determined under regulations prescribed by the Secretary the penalty computed as aforesaid shall be paid by the producer. Any wheat delivered to the Secretary hereunder shall become the property of the United States and shall be disposed of by the Secretary for relief purposes in the United States or friendly foreign countries or in such other manner as he shall determine will divert it from the normal channels of trade and commerce." (d) Item (7) of Public Law 74, Seventy-seventh Congress, as amended (7 U.S.C. 1340(7)), is amended to read as follows: "(7) A farm marketing quota on any crop of wheat shall not be applicable to any farm on which, under regulations prescribed by the Secretary, the actual acreage planted to wheat for harvest of such crop does not exceed 15 acres: Provided, however, That a farm marketing quota on the 1962 crop of wheat shall be applicable to any farm on which the acreage of wheat exceeds the smaller of (1) 13.5 acres, (2) the highest number of acres actually planted to wheat on the or farm for harvest in any of the calendar years 1959, 1960, or 1961." (e) Subsection (d) of section 335 of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended (7 U.S.C. 1335(d)), is hereby repealed effective with the 1962 crop of wheat. (f) Section 336 of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended (7 U.S.C. 1336), is amended by adding at the end thereof the following: "Notwithstanding any other provision hereof, farmers who have not produced in excess of 13.5 acres of wheat in at least one of the years 1959, 1960, or 1961 shall not be entitled to vote in the referendum conducted with respect to the national marketing quota for the marketing year beginning July 1, 1962." SEC. 123. Price support for the 1962 crop of wheat shall be made available, as provided in section 101 of the Agricultural Act of 1949, as amended, except that price support shall be made available only to cooperators, only in the commercial wheat-producing area, and if marketing quotas are in effect for the 1962 crop of \meat, wheat of such crop shall be eligible for price support only if the producers on the farm on which the wheat is produced participate in the special 1962 wheat program formulated under section 124 to the extent prescribed by the Secretary. SEC. 124. (a) If marketing quotas are in effect for the 1962 crop of wheat, producers on any farm, except a farm on which a new farm wheat allotment is established for the 1962 crop, in the commercial wheat-producing area shall be entitled to payments determined as provided in subsection (b) upon compliance with the conditions hereinafter prescribed: (1) Such producers shall divert from the production of wheat an acreage on the farm equal to either (i) 10 per centum of the highest actual acreage of wheat planted on the farm for harvest in any of the years 1959, 1960, or 1961: Provided, That such acreage in each of such years did not exceed 15 acres, or (ii) 10 per centum of the farm acreage allotment for the 1962 crop of wheat which would be in effect except for the reduction thereof as provided in section 334(c)(2) of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended. 64207 0-62—22

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PUBLIC LAW 87-128-AUG. 8, 1961

55 Stat. 204. Marketing quota. Acreage.

Repeal. 52 Stat. 5 5. Referendum.

P r i c e support.

Payment to producers.

Ant9, p. 296.