Case Type Number: 
Statute (Common Name): 
Honey Research, Promotion, and Consumer Information Act
Program Area: 
Regulatory Authorities (CFR): 
7 CFR 1.130 - 1.151; 7 CFR pt. 1200, subpt. B
Filed By: 
Private Party/Individual
Federal Agency
Brief Description of Case Type: 
Proceedings providing formal public hearing on marketing orders proposed by any organization certified under HRPCIA, an interested person affected by HRPCIA, or the Secretary. The HRPCIA authorizes establishment of orderly procedures for development, financing (through assessments) of coordinated program of promotion, eduction and related research. Additionally, affected parties may also petition for modification/exemption from existing orders based on allegations that an order "is not in accordance with law." Lastly, section 4610 of HRPCIA authorizes the Secretary to impose civil penalties against violators or to issue cease and desist order.
Relief Available in Actions Filed By Private Parties: 
Approval of Request/Application (General)
Waiver/Exemption/Relief from Regulatory Requirement
Relief Available in Actions Filed by Agency: 
Cease and Desist Order
Civil (Monetary) Penalty
Verified by Agency: 
Not verified