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SA 3667. Mr. HARKIN (for himself, Mr. Enzi, Mr. JOHNSON, Mr. Barrasso, Mr. Dorgan, Mr. Grassley, Mr. Feingold, and Mr. Tester) submitted an amendment intended to be proposed to amendment SA 3500 proposed by Mr. Harkin (for himself, Mr. Chambliss, Mr. Baucus, and Mr. Grassley) to the bill H.R. 2419, to provide for the continuation of agricultural programs through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes;
which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

On page 1232, between lines 4 and 5, insert the following:
(a) Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921.--Section 202(a) of the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921 (7 U.S.C. 192(a)), is amended by inserting ``, regardless of whether the practice or device causes a competitive injury'' after ``or device''.
(b) Effective Date.--The amendment made by subsection (a) takes effect on the earlier of--
(1) the date on which the Department promulgates a final regulation to reflect the amendment made by subsection (a); and
(2) the date that is 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act.

(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Nov 14, 2007.)