Editorial Notes

1998—Pub. L. 105–185, § 605(a)(1), added section catchline and struck out former section catchline, designated introductory provisions and pars. (1) to (7) as subsec. (a), inserted heading, and substituted “Congress makes the following findings” for “The Congress finds that” in introductory provisions.

Subsec. (a)(6), (7). Pub. L. 105–185, § 605(a)(2)(A), substituted “consumer education, and industry information” for “and consumer education”.

Subsec. (a)(8) to (10). Pub. L. 105–185, § 605(a)(2)(B), added pars. (8) to (10).

Subsecs. (b), (c). Pub. L. 105–185, § 605(a)(3), added subsecs. (b) and (c) and struck out former subsec. (b) which read as follows:

“(b)(1) It is, therefore, the purpose of this chapter to authorize the establishment of an orderly procedure for the development and financing, through an adequate assessment, of an effective and coordinated program of research, promotion, and consumer education designed to strengthen the position of the honey industry in the marketplace and maintain, develop, and expand markets for honey and honey products.

“(2) Nothing in this chapter may be construed to dictate quality standards for honey, provide for control of its production, or otherwise limit the right of the individual honey producer to produce honey. This chapter treats foreign producers equitably, and nothing in this chapter may be construed as a trade barrier to honey produced in foreign countries.”

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Short Title of 1990 Amendment

Pub. L. 101–624, title XIX, § 1981, Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 3904, provided that: “This chapter [chapter 1 (§§ 1981–1987) of subtitle F of title XIX of Pub. L. 101–624, enacting section 4610a of this title, amending sections 4602, 4606, 4608, and 4612 of this title, and enacting provisions set out as a note under section 4603 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Honey Research, Promotion, and Consumer Information Act Amendments of 1990’.”

Short Title

Pub. L. 98–590, § 1, Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 3115, provided that: “This Act [enacting this chapter] may be cited as the ‘Honey Research, Promotion, and Consumer Information Act’.”