United States Code

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§ 1359aa.
In this subpart:
Human consumption

The term “human consumption”, when used in the context of a reference to sugar (whether in the form of sugar, in-process sugar, syrup, molasses, or in some other form) for human consumption, includes sugar for use in human food, beverages, or similar products.

Mainland State

The term “mainland State” means a State other than an offshore State.

In general

The term “market” means to sell or otherwise dispose of in commerce in the United States.

The term “market” includes—
the forfeiture of sugar under the loan program for sugar established under section 7272 of this title;
with respect to any integrated processor and refiner, the movement of raw cane sugar into the refining process; and
the sale of sugar for the production of ethanol or other bioenergy product, if the disposition of the sugar is administered by the Secretary under section 8110 of this title.
Marketing year

Forfeited sugar described in subparagraph (B)(i) shall be considered to have been marketed during the crop year for which a loan is made under the loan program described in that subparagraph.

Offshore State

The term “offshore State” means a sugarcane producing State located outside of the continental United States.

Notwithstanding section 1301 of this title, the term “State” means—
a State;
the District of Columbia; and
the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
United States

The term “United States”, when used in a geographical sense, means all of the States.

(Feb. 16, 1938, ch. 30, title III, § 359a, as added Pub. L. 107–171, title I, § 1403, May 13, 2002, 116 Stat. 187; amended Pub. L. 110–234, title I, § 1403(a), May 22, 2008, 122 Stat. 981; Pub. L. 110–246, § 4(a), title I, § 1403(a), June 18, 2008, 122 Stat. 1664, 1709.)
cite as: 7 USC 1359aa