Codification

This chapter constitutes part C of “An act making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June 13, 1917, and for other purposes,” approved Aug. 11, 1916. Part A of act of Aug. 11, 1916, ch. 313, containing the “United States Cotton Futures Act” formerly classified to chapter 13 of Title 26, Internal Revenue Code, was repealed by section 4 of act Feb. 10, 1939, ch. 2, 53 Stat. 1. Part B of that act contained the “United States Grain Standards Act” and constitutes section 71 et seq. of this title.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 241, act Aug. 11, 1916, ch. 313, pt. C, § 1, 39 Stat. 486, set forth short title, prior to the general amendment of this chapter by Pub. L. 106–472.

A prior section 2 of act Aug. 11, 1916, ch. 313, pt. C, was classified to section 242 of this title, prior to the general amendment of this chapter by Pub. L. 106–472.

Short Title

Act Aug. 11, 1916, ch. 313, pt. C, § 1, as added by Pub. L. 106–472, title II, § 201, Nov. 9, 2000, 114 Stat. 2061, provided that: “This Act [enacting this chapter] may be cited as the ‘United States Warehouse Act’.”

Effective Date; Regulations

Pub. L. 106–472, title II, § 202, Nov. 9, 2000, 114 Stat. 2068, provided that:

“(a)
Proposed Regulations.—
Not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act [Nov. 9, 2000], the Secretary of Agriculture shall publish in the Federal Register proposed regulations for carrying out the amendment made by section 201 [enacting this chapter].
“(b)
Final Regulations.—
Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall promulgate final regulations for carrying out the amendment made by section 201.
“(c)
Effectiveness of Existing Act.—
The United States Warehouse Act (7 U.S.C. 241 et seq.) (as it existed before the amendment made by section 201) shall be effective until the earlier of—
“(1)
the date on which final regulations are promulgated under subsection (b); or
“(2)
August 1, 2001.”