Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937

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Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937
Great Seal of the United States
Long titleAn Act to reenact and amend provisions of the Agricultural Adjustment Act, as amended, relating to marketing agreements and orders.
Enacted bythe 75th United States Congress
EffectiveJune 3, 1937
Public lawPub.L. 75–137
Statutes at Large50 Stat. 246
Titles amended7 U.S.C.: Agriculture
Legislative history
United States Supreme Court cases
Horne v. Department of Agriculture

The Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937 provides authority for federal marketing orders, and also reaffirmed the marketing agreements provisions of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1933.

Under the authority of this permanent law and subsequent amendments, marketing orders have been established for milk as well as numerous fruits, vegetables, and specialty crops.

The Agricultural Marketing Agreement of 1937 created the Raisin Administrative Committee, which was the subject of the 2013 and 2015 Supreme Court case Horne v. Department of Agriculture.

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  • Public Domain This article incorporates public domain material from the Congressional Research Service document: Jasper Womach. "Report for Congress: Agriculture: A Glossary of Terms, Programs, and Laws, 2005 Edition" (PDF).