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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-518—OCT. 24, 1988

102 STAT. 2587

subsistence, as authorized under section 5703 of title 5, United States Code.". SEC. 3. PILOT PROJECT ON CLEAN GRAIN PREMIUMS. 7 USC 1421 note. (a) STUDY OF PREMIUMS AND DISCOUNTS.—

(1) AUTHORITY.—The Secretary of Agriculture (hereinafter in Marketing, this section referred to as the "Secretary") shall conduct a study Exports, of the schedule of premiums and discounts applied to loans made in accordance with the Agricultural Act of 1949 (7 U.S.C. 1421 et seq.) in order to determine how premiums and discounts can be used to encourage the production, marketing, and exporting of high quality, clean grain. (2) REPORT BY SECRETARY.—Not later than May 1, 1989, the Secretary shall prepare and submit, to the Committee on Agriculture of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the Senate, a report on the results of the study conducted under paragraph (1). (3) RECOMMENDATIONS.—The Secretary shall include recommendations with respect to a schedule of premiums and discounts in the report prepared under paragraph (2). (b) PILOT PROJECT.— (1) ESTABLISHMENT BY SECRETARY.—The

Secretary shall estab- Marketing, lish a pilot project for the 1989 crops of wheat, soybeans, and Exports, feed grains to test the effectiveness of the recommendations contained in the report prepared under subsection (a) in encouraging the production, marketing, and exporting of high quality, clean grain. (2) SIX MULTI-COUNTY AREAS.—The pilot project established under paragraph (1) shall be conducted in no less than six multicounty areas, of which— (A) two shall be areas that are predominantly wheatproducing areas; (B) two shall be areas that are predominantly cornproducing areas; and (C) two shall be areas that are predominantly soybeanproducing areas. (3) CONSULTATION.—The Secretary, prior to the implementation of the pilot project, shall consult with the Committee on Agriculture of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the Senate. (c) REVIEW OF PILOT PROJECT.—Not later than one hundred and Reports, eighty days after the end of the 1989 marketing year for feed grains, the Secretary shall conduct a review of the pilot project established under subsection (b) and prepare and submit to the Committee on Agriculture of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the Senate a report that describes the result of the project. The report shall include recommendations for further encouraging the production, marketing, and exporting of high quality, clean grain. SEC. 4. COTTON STANDARDS.

Subsection (a) of section 5 of the United States Cotton Standards Act (7 U.S.C. 55(a)) is amended— (1) by striking out the second sentence; and (2) by adding at the end thereof the following new sentences: "Any fees or charges, late payment penalties, or proceeds from the sales of samples collected under this subsection, and any