United States Code

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§ 1731.
Commodity determinations
(a)
Ineligible commodities
(1)
Alcoholic beverages

Alcoholic beverages shall not be made available for disposition under this chapter.

(2)
Tobacco

Tobacco or the products thereof shall not be made available under section 1727b of this title or subchapter III of this chapter.

(b)
Market development activities

Subsection (a)(1) shall not be construed to prohibit representatives of the United States wine, beer, distilled spirits, or other alcoholic beverage industry from participating in agricultural market development activities carried out by the Secretary with foreign currencies made available under subchapter II of this chapter.

(July 10, 1954, ch. 469, title IV, § 401, as added Pub. L. 86–341, title I, § 14, Sept. 21, 1959, 73 Stat. 610; amended Pub. L. 87–703, title II, § 201(1), Sept. 27, 1962, 76 Stat. 610; Pub. L. 89–808, § 2(E), Nov. 11, 1966, 80 Stat. 1535; Pub. L. 95–88, title II, § 212, Aug. 3, 1977, 91 Stat. 551; Pub. L. 95–113, title XII, § 1204, Sept. 29, 1977, 91 Stat. 956; Pub. L. 96–53, title II, § 208, Aug. 14, 1979, 93 Stat. 370; Pub. L. 101–624, title XV, § 1512, Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 3645; Pub. L. 104–127, title II, § 212, Apr. 4, 1996, 110 Stat. 955; Pub. L. 110–246, title III, § 3014(a), June 18, 2008, 122 Stat. 1826.)
cite as: 7 USC 1731