Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act to Increase the Statutory Ceilings on License Fees: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Domestic Marketing, Consumer Relations, and Nutrition of the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 4694, July 7, 1988

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Page 124 - broker" means any person engaged in the business of negotiating sales and purchases of any perishable agricultural commodity in interstate or foreign commerce for or on behalf of the vendor or the purchaser, respectively, except that no person shall be deemed to be a "broker...
Page 3 - ... unfair and fraudulent practices in the marketing of perishable agricultural commodities; and (2) prevent the unwarranted destruction or dumping of farm products handled for and on behalf of others.
Page 72 - Mr. Chairman, this concludes my statement. My associates and I will be glad to respond to any questions the committee may have.
Page 161 - I would like to thank you for the opportunity to appear before you today. I would be happy to answer any questions you may have.
Page 3 - PACA established a code of fair trading practices covering the marketing of fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables in interstate and foreign commerce. It protects growers, shippers, distributors, retailers and others who deal in those commodities by prohibiting unfair and fraudulent practices.
Page 54 - I again thank you for the opportunity to appear before you today, and would be happy to answer any questions you might have.
Page 93 - Reject without reasonable cause" means in connection with purchases, consignments, or joint account transactions: (1) Refusing or failing without legal justification to accept produce within a reasonable time; (2) advising the seller, shipper, or his agent that produce, complying with contract, will not be accepted; (3) indicating an intention not to accept produce through an act or failure to act inconsistent with the contract; or (4) any rejection following an act of acceptance. (cc) "Reasonable...
Page 7 - To enable cattle producers to establish, finance, and carry out a coordinated program of research, producer and consumer education, and promotion to improve, maintain, and develop markets for cattle, beef, and beef products.
Page 77 - Again, thank you for the opportunity to testify in support of this important funding request.
Page 42 - This formal committee is an outgrowth of a similar informal group appointed by the Department which held its first meeting in 1958. Areas of consideration of the advisory committee are broad in nature, covering all aspects of the administration of the act, including licensing, handling of reparation cases, and disciplinary action.

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