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Title 7Subtitle BChapter ISubchapter APart 29Subpart D → §29.8001


Title 7: Agriculture
PART 29—TOBACCO INSPECTION
Subpart D—Orders of Designation of Tobacco Markets


§29.8001   Designation of tobacco markets.

The Act of Congress approved August 23, 1935 (49 Stat. 731; 7 U.S.C., Chapter 21A) entitled “The Tobacco Inspection Act” contains the following provisions:

Sec. 2. That transactions in tobacco involving the sale thereof at auction as commonly conducted at auction markets are affected with a public interest; that such transactions are carried on by tobacco producers generally and by persons engaged in the business of buying and selling tobacco in commerce; that the classification of tobacco according to type, grade, and other characteristics affects the prices received therefor by producers; that without uniform standards of classification and inspection the evaluation of tobacco is susceptible to speculation, manipulation, and control, and unreasonable fluctuations in prices and quality determinations occur which are detrimental to producers and persons handling tobacco in commerce; that such fluctuations constitute a burden upon commerce and make the use of uniform standards of classification and inspection imperative for the protection of producers and others engaged in commerce and the public interested therein. *  *  *

Sec. 5. That the Secretary is authorized to designate those auction markets where tobacco bought and sold thereon at auction, or the products customarily manufactured therefrom, moves in commerce. Before any market is designated by the Secretary under this section he shall determine by referendum the desire of tobacco growers who sold tobacco at auction on such market during the preceding marketing season. The Secretary may at his discretion hold one referendum for two or more markets or for all markets in a type area. No market or group of markets shall be designated by the Secretary unless two-thirds of the growers voting favor it. The Secretary shall have access to the tobacco records of the Collector of Internal Revenue and of the several collectors of internal revenue for the purpose of obtaining the names and addresses of growers who sold tobacco on any auction market, and the Secretary shall determine from said records the eligibility of such grower to vote in such referendum, and no grower shall be eligible to vote in more than one referendum. After public notice of not less than thirty days that any auction market has been so designated by the Secretary, no tobacco shall be offered for sale at auction on such market until it shall have been inspected and certified by an authorized representative of the Secretary according to the standards established under this Act, except that the Secretary may temporarily suspend the requirement of inspection and certification at any designated market whenever he finds it impracticable to provide for such inspection and certification because competent inspectors are not obtainable or because the quantity of tobacco available for inspection is insufficient to justify the cost of such service: Provided, That, in the event competent inspectors are not available, or for other reasons, the Secretary is unable to provide for such inspection and certification at all auction markets within a type area, he shall first designate those auction markets where the greatest number of growers may be served with the facilities available to him. No fee or charge shall be imposed or collected for inspection or certification under this section at any designated auction market. Nothing contained in this Act shall be construed to prevent transactions in tobacco at markets not designated by the Secretary or at designated markets where the Secretary has suspended the requirement of inspection or to authorize the Secretary to close any market.

Designated Tobacco Markets

TerritoryTypes of tobaccosAuction marketsOrder of designationCitation
(a) Kentucky-TennesseeFire-cured, and Green River Dark Air-cured—Types 22, 23, 24 and 36Clarksville, Tenn.
Springfield, Tenn.
Hopkinsville, Ky.
Paducah, Ky.
Mayfield, Ky.
Murray Ky.
Madisonville, Ky.
Henderson, Ky.
June 18, 1936.1 FR 757.
(b) VirginiaFire-cured—Type 21Lynchburg, Va
Bedford, Va.
Farmville, Va.
Blackstone, Va.
Drakes Branch, Va.
......do      Do.
(c) South CarolinaFlue-cured—Type 13Lake City, S. C
Darlington, S. C.
Pamplico, S. C.
July 1, 1936; as amended July 15, 19361 FR 842, 968.
(d) North CarolinaFlue-cured—Type 12Farmville, N. C
Goldsboro, N. C.
July 13, 1936.1 FR 921.
(e) North CarolinaFlue-cured—Type 11(b).Oxford, N. CAug. 26, 1936.1 FR 1416.
(f) KentuckyBurley—Type 31Bowling Green, Ky
Cynthiana, Ky.
Horse Cave, Ky.
Mt. Sterling, Ky.
Nov. 14, 1936.1 FR 2266.
(g) North CarolinaFlue-curedWendell, N. CSept. 14, 1937.2 FR 2169.
(h) KentuckyBurley—Type 31Danville, KyDec. 3, 19372 FR 3102.
(i) VirginiaFlue-curedSouth Hill, VaAug. 23, 1938.3 FR 2074.
(j) KentuckyGreen River and One-SuckerOwensboro, KySept. 9, 1938.3 FR 2208.
(k) VirginiaBurleyAbingdon, VaNov. 16, 19383 FR 2734.
   West VirginiaHuntington, W. Va
   TennesseeKnoxville, Tenn.
   KentuckyMaysville, Ky
   Paris, Ky
   Springfield, Ky
   OhioRipley, Ohio
(l) GeorgiaFlue-curedAdel, GaJune 22, 19394 FR 2476.
   Douglas, Ga
   Nashville, Ga
(m) North CarolinaFlue-curedGreenville, N. CJuly 24, 19394 FR 3421.
(n) TennesseeFire-curedParis, TennNov. 7, 19394 FR 4537.
   KentuckyBurleyLebanon, Ky
   Columbia, Tenn
   Mt. Pleasant, Tenn
(o) FloridaLive Oak, Fla.......do      Do.
(p) KentuckyAllShelbyville, KyJuly 17, 19405 FR 2607.
(q) GeorgiaFlue-curedDanville, VaAug. 16, 19416 FR 4111.
   North CarolinaDillon, S.C
   South CarolinaFuquay Springs-Varina, N.C
   VirginiaLoris, S.C
   Reidsville, N.C
   Robersonville, N.C
   Statesboro, Ga
   Tarboro, N.C
   Timmonsville, S.C
   Williamston, N.C
(r) KentuckyOne-suckerFranklin, KyOct. 9, 19416 FR 5147.
   TennesseeMayfield, Ky
   Russellville, Ky
   Westmoreland, Tenn
(s) IndianaBurleyAsheville, N.COct. 25, 19416 FR 5478.
   KentuckyBloomfield, Ky
   MissouriBoone, N.C
   North CarolinaCamp Taylor, Ky
   TennesseeCarrollton, Ky
   Carthage, Tenn
   Covington, Ky
   Fayetteville, Tenn
   Franklin, Tenn
   Gallatin, Tenn
   Glasgow, Ky
   Greensburg, Ky
   Greeneville, Tenn
   Harrodsburg, Ky
   Hartsville, Tenn
   Hopkinsville, Ky
   Johnson City, Tenn
   Lexington, Ky
   Louisville, Ky
   Madison, Ind
   Morristown, Tenn
   New Albany, Ind
   New Tazewell, Tenn
   Owensboro, Ky
   Richmond, Ky
   Rogersville, Tenn
   Weston, Mo
(t) GeorgiaFlue-curedJune 26, 19427 FR 4811.
   FloridaAhoskie, N.C
   North CarolinaBaxley, Ga
   South CarolinaBlackshear, Ga
   VirginiaBrookneal, Va
   Flue-cured
   Chadbourn, N.C
   Chase City, Va
   Clarksville, Va
   Clarkton, N.C
   Conway, S.C
   Durham, N.C
   Fair Bluff, N.C
   Fairmont, N.C
   Hazlehurst, Ga
   Henderson, N.C
   Kenbridge, Va
   Kingstree, S.C
   Kinston, N.C
   Lake City, Fla
   Lawrenceville, Va
   Louisburg, N.C
   Lumberton, N.C
   Martinsville, Va
   Moultrie, Ga
   Mt. Airy, N.C
   Mullins, S.C
   Pelham, Ga
   Petersburg, Va
   Rocky Mount, N.C
   Rocky Mount, Va
   Roxboro, N.C
   Sanford, N.C
   Smithfield, N.C
   South Boston, Va
   Tabor City, N.C
   Tifton, Ga
   Vidalia, Ga
   Wallace, N.C
   Warrenton, N.C
   Washington, N.C
   Waycross, Ga
   Whiteville, N.C
   Wilson, N.C
   Winston-Salem, N.C
(u) VirginiaAllRichmond, VaNov. 7, 19427 FR 9107.
(v) Tennessee......doSpringfield and Clarksville, TennSept. 18, 19449 FR 11571.
(w) Georgia......doQuitman, GaAug. 28, 194510 FR 11104.
(x) Georgia......doFitzgerald, GaJuly 22, 194611 FR 7967.
(y) North Carolina......doClinton, N CAug. 9, 194611 FR 8712.
(z) Kentucky......doWinchester, KyOct. 30, 194611 FR 13099.
(aa) North Carolina......doFayetteville, N.CJune 17, 194712 FR 4015.
(bb) Maryland......doHughesville, La Plata, Upper Marlboro, and Waldorf, MdMay 17, 194813 FR 2579.
(cc) Florida......doJasper, FlaMay 27, 194813 FR 2963.
(dd) Georgia......doClaxton, Ga.July 30, 194813 FR 4498.
(ee) Kentucky......doLondon, KyOct. 25, 194813 FR 6349.
(ff) North Carolina......doWest Jefferson, N.C......do13 FR 6348.
(gg) North Carolina......doDunn, N.CJuly 15, 194914 FR 4514.
(hh) North Carolina......doEllerbe, N.CAug. 25, 194914 FR 5364.
(ii) Kentucky, Tennessee......doSomerset, KyOct. 7, 194914 FR 6193.
   Sparta, Tenn
(jj) North Carolina......doGreensboro, N.CJune 16, 195015 FR 3980.
   South CarolinaWindsor, N.C
   GeorgiaHemingway, S.C
   Sylvester, Ga
(kk) KentuckyAllFranklin, KyJune 21, 195015 FR 4072.
   Russellville, Ky
   Scottsville, Ky
(ll) Tennessee, Virginia......doSweetwater, TennJuly 18, 195015 FR 4675.
   Pennington Gap, Va
(mm) Kentucky......doMayfield, KyOct. 19, 195015 FR 7117.
   Murray, Ky
   Paducah, Ky
(nn) South Carolina......doLamar, S.CMay 28, 195116 FR 5108.
(oo) Tennessee......doMountain City, TennNov. 1, 195116 FR 11260.
(pp) Florida......doHigh SpringsJune 2, 195419 FR 3211.
(qq) Tennessee......doNewportOct. 27, 195419 FR 6878.
(rr) Georgia......doAlma and PearsonMay 13, 195520 FR 3252.
(ss) Kentucky......doHenderson, KyOct. 29, 194220 FR 8142.
   Virginia.Gate City, Va.
(tt) FloridaAllMadison, FlaJuly 6, 195621 FR 4998.
   GeorgiaSwainsboro, Ga.
   Thomasville, Ga
(uu) KentuckyAllMoreheadJune 18, 195823 FR 4377.
(vv) North Carolina......doYadkinville, N.CApril 15, 197035 FR 6107.
(ww) North CarolinaFlue-CuredMebane-BurlingtonMar. 11, 198348 FR 10291.
(xx) GeorgiaFlue-CuredValdosta-HahiraApr. 19, 198550 FR 15537.
(yy) VirginiaType 37FarmvilleOct. 9, 198550 FR 41127.
(zz) GeorgiaFlue-CuredBaxley-HazlehurstJuly 6, 198752 FR 25199.
(aaa) South CarolinaFlue-CuredDarlington-TimmonsvilleJuly 6, 198752 FR 25200.
(bbb) North CarolinaFlue-CuredCarthage-AberdeenAug. 30, 198853 FR 33097.
(ccc) North CarolinaFlue-curedStoneville-MadisonAug. 2, 1989.54 FR 31797.
(ddd) GeorgiaFlue-CuredSept. 4, 1990.55 FR 35886.
(eee) GeorgiaFlue-CuredMetterSept. 4, 1990.55 FR 35885.
(fff) GeorgiaFlue-CuredFitzgerald-OcillaMay 29, 199156 FR 19541.
(ggg) North CarolinaFlue-curedWindsor-Williamston-RobersonvilleJune 27, 199459 FR 27215.
(hhh) GeorgiaFlue-CuredTifton-Fitzgerald-OcillaApr. 6, 199560 FR 12398.
(iii) South CarolinaFlue-CuredKingstree-HemingwayApr. 6 199560 FR 12399.
(jjj) North CarolinaFlue-CuredClarkton-ChadbournApr. 6, 199560 FR 12400.
(kkk) North CarolinaFlue-CuredFairmont-Fair BluffApr. 6, 199560 FR 12401.
(lll) North CarolinaFlue-curedSanford-Carthage-AberdeenJuly 5, 199661 FR 27997.
(mmm) KentuckyBurleyHorse Cave-Glasgow-Greensburg, KYJuly 15, 199661 FR 29924.
(nnn) North Carolina, TennesseeBurleyBoone-West Jefferson-Mountain CityJuly 15, 199661 FR 29923.
(ooo) North CarolinaFlue-CuredTabor City-WhitevilleJune 5, 199762 FR 24559.
(ppp) VirginiaFlue-CuredClarksville-Chase CityJuly 1, 199863 FR 29529.
(qqq) North Carolina, South CarolinaFlue-CuredFairmont-Fair Bluff-LorisOctober 22, 200166 FR 53076.

[1 FR 649, June 23, 1936. Redesignated at 14 FR 465, Feb. 3, 1949, and further redesignated at 24 FR 2776, Apr. 10, 1959, as amended at 35 FR 6107, Apr. 15, 1970; 45 FR 36957, Oct. 16, 1974; 48 FR 10291, Mar. 11, 1983; 50 FR 15537, Apr. 19, 1985; 50 FR 41127, Oct. 9, 1985; 52 FR 25199, 25200, July 6, 1987; 53 FR 33097, Aug. 30, 1988; 54 FR 31797, Aug. 2, 1989; 55 FR 35885, 35886 Sept. 4, 1990; 56 FR 19541, Apr. 29, 1991; 59 FR 27215, May 26, 1994; 60 FR 12398, 12399, 12400, and 12401, Mar. 7, 1995; 61 FR 29923, 29924, June 13, 1996; 61 FR 37351, July 18, 1996; 62 FR 24559, May 6, 1997; 63 FR 29529, June 1, 1998; 66 FR 53075, Oct. 19, 2001]

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