Scheme Nickname: 
P&S private reparations

Adjudication of claims filed with USDA by third-parties (i.e., non-federal entities or persons) for an award of damages (reparations) against covered stockyard owners, market agencies, or dealers based on unreasonable rates and/or practices under the Packers & Stockyards Act of 1921. USDA is not a party of record to reparation claims; the agency provides only the forum for resolution of such claims.

Types of Adjudication: 
Type B
Resources & Articles: 
Understanding Reparations Proceedings brochure (Mar. 2011):
Reparation claim form (Form P&SP 5000):
Verified by Agency: 
Not verified
Is this a Major Adjudication: