Discrimination Against Members of Farmer Cooperatives: Hearings, Eighty-ninth Congress, Second Session, Part 1
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture and Forestry. Subcommittee on Agricultural Research and General Legislation
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1966 - Agriculture, Cooperative - 226 pages
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Page 33 - That persons engaged in the production of agricultural products as farmers, planters, ranchmen, dairymen, nut or fruit growers may act together in associations, corporate or otherwise, with or without capital stock, in collectively processing, preparing for market, handling, and marketing in inter-state and foreign commerce, such products of persons so engaged.
Page 121 - That the labor of a human being is not a commodity or article of commerce. Nothing contained in the antitrust laws shall be construed to forbid the existence and operation of labor, agricultural, or horticultural organizations, instituted for the purposes of mutual help, and not having capital stock or conducted for profit, or to forbid or restrain individual members of such organizations from lawfully carrying out the legitimate objects thereof...
Page 177 - If any provision of this act or the application thereof to any person or circumstances is held invalid, the validity of the remainder of the act and of the application of such provision to other persons and circumstances shall not be affected thereby.
Page 113 - Voting Rights Act of 1965 79 Stat. 437, 42 USC § 7973 AN ACT To enforce the fifteenth amendment to the Constitution of the United States, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act shall be known as the "Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Page 116 - When construing and enforcing the provisions of this Act, the act, omission, or failure of any...
Page 205 - It is the declared policy of the Congress that the Government should aid, counsel, assist, and protect insofar as is possible the interests of small business concerns in order to preserve free competitive enterprise...
Page 34 - Unfair methods of competition in commerce, and unfair or deceptive acts or practices in commerce, are hereby declared unlawful. "The Commission is hereby empowered and directed to prevent persons, partnerships, or corporations, . . . from using unfair methods of competition in commerce and unfair or deceptive acts or practices in commerce.
Page 54 - States for the purpose of destroying competition, or eliminating a competitor in such part of the United States ; or, to sell, or contract to sell, goods at unreasonably low prices for the purpose of destroying competition or eliminating a competitor.
Page 116 - An Act to amend sections seventy-three and seventysix of the Act of August twenty-seventh, eighteen hundred and ninety-four, entitled 'An Act to reduce taxation, to provide revenue for the Government, and for other purposes,' " approved February twelfth, nineteen hundred and thirteen; and also this Act.