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PUBLIC LAW 103-407—OCT. 22, 1994 108 STAT. 4219 producer or feeder on each sheep sold by the producer or feeder. (B) PROCESSING.—Any person purchasing sheep for processing shall collect the assessment from the seller and remit the assessment to the Board in the manner prescribed by the order. (C) RATE.— (i) IN GENERAL.—Except as provided in clause (ii), the rate of assessment under this paragraph shall be 1 cent per pound of live sheep sold. (ii) EXCEPTION.—The rate of assessment under this paragraph may be raised or lowered not more than 1^100 01 a cent per pound in any 1 year, as recommended by the Executive Committee and approved by the Boara and the Secretary, except that the rate of assessment under this paragraph shall not exceed 2.5 cents per pound of Uve sneep sold. (2) WOOL PURCHASES. — (A) IN GENERAL. —The order shall provide that each person making payment to a producer, feeder, or handler of wool for wool purchased from the producer, feeder, or handler shall, in the manner prescribed by the order, collect an assessment on each pound of greasy wool sold. (B) PROCESSING.—Any person purchasing greasy wool for processing shall collect the assessment and remit the assessment to the Board in the manner prescribed by the order. (C) RATE.— (i) IN GENERAL.— Except as provided in clause (ii), the rate of assessment under this paragraph shall be 2 cents per pound of greasy wool. (ii) EXCEPTION.—The rate of assessment under this paragraph may be raised or lowered not more than ^10 of a cent per pound in any 1 year, as recommended by the Executive Committee and approved by the Board and the Secretary, except that the rate of assessment under this paragraph shall not exceed 4 cents per poiuid of greasy wool. (3) DIRECT PROCESSING. —The order shall provide that any person processing or causing to be processed sheep or sheep products of that person's own production and marketing shall— (A) pay an assessment on the sheep or sheep products at the time of sale at a rate equivalent to the rate provided for in paragraph (1) or (2), as appropriate; and (B) remit the assessment to the Board in the manner prescribed by the order. (4) EXPORTS.—The order shall provide that any person exporting live sheep or greasy wool shall— (A) pay the assessment on the sheep or greasy wool at the time of export at a rat^ equivalent to the rate provided for in paragraph (1) or (2), as appropriate; and (B) remit the assessment to the Board in the manner prescribed by the order. (5) IMPORTS. — (A) IN GENERAL. —The order shall provide that any person importing sheep or sheep product, and any person importing wool or products containing wool, into the United