To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act to deregulate the Federal milk marketing order program, to publish competitive milk price survey data, 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.
This Act may be cited as the ``Dairy Pricing Deregulation Act''.
SEC. 2. REFORM OF FEDERAL MILK MARKETING ORDERS.
(a) Terms and Conditions of Milk and Milk Products Orders.--Section 8c of the Agricultural Adjustment Act (7 U.S.C. 608c), reenacted with amendments by the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937, is amended-- (1) in subsection (5)-- (A) by striking paragraphs (C), (D), (H), (I), (J), and (K); (B) by amending paragraph (A) to read as follows: ``(A) Fixing a differential which all handlers of milk used for fluid purposes shall pay with respect to such milk, and the time when payments shall be made, for milk purchased from producers or associations of producers. Such differential shall be uniform as to all such handlers, subject only to adjustment for the locations at which delivery of such milk is made to such handlers.''; (C) by amending paragraph (B) to read as follows: ``(B) Providing for the payment to all producers and associations of producers delivering milk to any fluid milk handler regulated by the order, or to any non-fluid milk handler which supplies milk to such fluid milk handler in conformity with such requirements as the Secretary may establish, a proportionate share, based on...