Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act

 

To reduce unfair and fraudulent practices in the marketing of perishable agricultural commodities in interstate and foreign commerce. To prevent the destruction or dumping, without good and sufficient cause of farm produce received in interstate commerce by commission merchants and others and to require them truly and correctly to account for all farm produce received by them.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
10.165
Federal Agency/Office
Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
N - Investigation of Complaints
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Authorization
Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act of 1930, as amended, 7 U.S.C. 499a-4995; Produce Agency Act, 7 U.S.C. 491-497.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Business and industry or individuals may apply for a PACA license.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Business and industry or individuals may apply for a PACA license.
Credentials/Documentation
As provided for in the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act, 1930 as amended, 7 U.S.C. 499a-4995; Produce Agency Act, 7 U.S.C. 491-497.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Contact appropriate area offices listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Award Procedure
None.
Deadlines
Not applicable.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Not applicable.
Appeals
As provided for in applicable Acts.
Renewals
As provided for in applicable Acts.
How are proposals selected?
Not applicable.
How may assistance be used?
Assistance provided to assure a fair and open marketing distribution system for agricultural products. No specific restrictions.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
Not applicable.
Auditing
As provided for in applicable Acts.
Records
As provided for in applicable Acts.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
N/A As provided for in applicable Acts.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Regional and local offices listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Headquarters Office
Erin Morris
1400 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20250 US
erin.morris@usda.gov
Phone: 202-690-4024
Website Address
http://www.ams.usda.gov
Financial Information
Account Identification
12-5070-0-2-352
Obligations
(Investigation of Complaints) FY 18$10,336,000.00; FY 19 est $10,733,000.00; FY 20 est $10,896,000.00; FY 17$10,423,000.00; FY 16$11,452,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Not Applicable.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act of 1930, and Regulations (other than rules of practice).
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.

 



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