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107 STAT. 2266 PUBLIC LAW 103-190—DEC. 14, 1993 Public Law 103-190 lOSd Congress An Act Dec. 14, 1993 [S. 994] Fresh Cut Flowers and Fresh Cut Greens Promotion and Information Act of 1993. 7 USC 6801 note. 7 USC 6801. To authorize the establishment of a fresh cut flowers and fresh cut greens promotion and consumer information program for the benefit of the floricultural industry and other persons, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE AND TABLE OF CONTENTS. (a) SHORT TITLE. —T his Act may be cited as the "Fresh Cut Flowers and Fresh Cut Greens Promotion and Information Act of 1993". (b) TABLE OF CONTENTS.— The table of contents of this Act is as follows: Sec. 1. Short title and table of contents. Sec. 2. Findings and declaration of policy. Sec. 3. Definitions. Sec. 4. Issuance of orders. Sec. 5. Required terms in orders. Sec. 6. Exclusion; determinations. Sec. 7. Referenda. Sec. 8. Petition and review. Sec. 9. Enforcement. Sec. 10. Investigations and power to subpoena. Sec. 11. Confidentiality. Sec. 12. Authority for Secretary to suspend or terminate order. Sec. 13. Construction. Sec. 14. Regulations. Sec. 15. Authorization of appropriations. SEC. 2. FINDINGS AND DECLARATION OF POLICY. (a) FINDINGS. — Congress finds that— (1) fresh cut flowers and fresh cut greens are an integral part of life in the United States, are enjoyed by millions of persons every year for a multitude of special purposes (especially important personal events), and contribute a natural and beautiful element to the human environment; (2)(A) cut flowers and cut greens are produced by many individual producers throughout the United States as well as in other countries, and are handled and marketed by thousands of small-sized and medium-sized businesses; and (B) the production, handling, and marketing of cut flowers and cut greens constitute a key segment of the United States horticultural industry and thus a significant part of the overall agricultural economy of the United States; (3) handlers play a vital role in the marketing of cut flowers and cut greens in that handlers— (A) purchase most of the cut flowers and cut greens marketed by producers;