Restriction on commodity purchase program payments
On and after October 28, 2000, none of the funds made available to the Department of Agriculture shall be used to carry out any commodity purchase program that would prohibit eligibility or participation by farmer-owned cooperatives.
(Pub. L. 106–387, § 1(a) [title VII, § 725], Oct. 28, 2000, 114 Stat. 1549, 1549A–32.)