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53 STAT.] 76TH CONG. , 1ST SESS.-CHS. 238 , 239, 242-JUNE 22, 23, 1939 [CHAPTER 238] AN ACT To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That paragraph (1) of subsection (e) of section 344 of the Agricultural Adjust- ment Act of 1938, as amended (relating to minimum county allot- ments of acreage), is amended by striking out "For 1938 and 1939" and inserting in lieu thereof "For 1938, 1939, and any subsequent year". SEC. 2. Subsection (g) of section 344 of such Act, as amended (relating to the 4 per centum allotment to farms), is amended by striking out "For each of the years 1938 and 1939" and inserting in lieu thereof "For 1938, 1939, and each subsequent year". SEC. 3. Subsection (h) of section 344 of such Act, as amended (relating to providing an acreage to farms of not less than 50 per centum of 1937 planted acreage plus diverted acreage), is amended by striking out "for each of the years 1938 and 1939" and inserting in lieu thereof "for 1938, 1939, and each subsequent year". Approved, June 22, 1939. [CHAPTER 239] AN ACT To ratify and confirm certain interest rates on loans made from the revolving fund authorized by section 6 of the Agricultural Marketing Act, approved June 15, 1929 (46 Stat. 11), and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That interest rates in excess of the rates set forth in notes or other obligations taken by the Federal Farm Board or the Farm Credit Administration for loans made from the revolving fund authorized by section 6 of the Agricultural Marketing Act, approved June 15, 1929 (46 Stat. 11), shall not be charged or collected on any of said loans, whether such loans have been heretofore or are hereafter paid in whole or in part, except that in those cases where a borrower by specific contract has agreed to pay a higher rate of interest, the contract rate shall be charged for the period agreed upon; and the amount of any interest collected in excess of the rates thus set forth or contracted for shall be refunded out of said fund or credited on the borrower's indebtedness. Approved, June 22, 1939. [CHAPTER 242] AN ACT June 22, 1939 [S. 1569] [Public, No. 149] AgriculturalAdjust- ment Act of 1938, amendments. Cotton. Minimum county allotments of acreage, continuance. 52 Stat. 58, 203. 7 U. S. C., Supp. IV, §1344 (e). Four per centum allotment to farms, continuance. 52 Stat. 203. 7 U. S. C., Supp. IV, § 1344 (g). Increased planted acreage plus diverted acreage, continuance. 52 Stat. 203, 586. 7 U. S. C., Supp. IV, §1344 (h). June 22, 1939 [H. R. 2179] [Public, No. 150] Agricultural Mar- keting Act. Excess interest rates on loans from revolv- ing fund, restriction on collection. 46 Stat. 14 . 12 U.S . C. 1141d; Supp. IV , § 1141d. Exception. Refund or credit of excess interest col- lected. June 23, 1939 To provide for temporary postponement of the operations of certain provisions [. R. 5762] of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. [Public, No. 151] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That (a) the effective date of the following provisions of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act is hereby postponed until January 1, 1940: Sec- tions 402 (c); 403 (e) (1); 403 (g), (h), (i), (j) and (k); 501 (a) (4); 502 (b), (d), (e), (f), (g), and (h); 601 (e); and 602 (b). (b) The Secretary of Agriculture shall promulgate regulations further postponing to July 1, 1940 the effective date of the provisions of sections 403 (e) (1); 403 (g), (h), (i), (j), and (k); 502 (b), (d), (e), (f), (g), and (h), and 602 (b) of such Act with respect to lithographed labeling which was manufactured prior to February 1, Federal Food,Drug, and Cosmetic Act, amendments. Postponement of effective date of cer- tain provisions. 52 Stat. 1047, 1048, 1049, 1050, 1051 , 1054 . 21 U. S. C., Supp. IV, §§ 342 (c); 343 (e), (g)-(k); 351 (a), 352 (b), (d)-(h); 361 (e); 362 (b). Postponement of certain labeling pro- visions. 853