As used in this chapter:

(1) Board

Terms Used In 7 USC 6202

  • association: when used in reference to a corporation, shall be deemed to embrace the words "successors and assigns of such company or association" in like manner as if these last-named words, or words of similar import, were expressed. See 1 USC 5
  • Board: means the Lime Board provided for under section 6204(b) of this title. See 7 USC 6202
  • consumer information: means any action taken to provide information to, and broaden the understanding of, the general public regarding the use, nutritional attributes, and care of limes. See 7 USC 6202
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • handler: means any person in the business of handling limes. See 7 USC 6202
  • individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See 1 USC 8
  • lime: means the fruit of a citrus latifolia tree for the fresh market. See 7 USC 6202
  • order: means a lime research, promotion, and consumer information order issued by the Secretary under section 6203(a) of this title. See 7 USC 6202
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • person: means any individual, group of individuals, partnership, corporation, association, cooperative, or other legal entity. See 7 USC 6202
  • producer: means any person who produces limes in the United States for sale in commerce. See 7 USC 6202
  • promotion: means any action taken under this chapter (including paid advertising) to present a favorable image for limes to the general public with the express intent of improving the competitive position and stimulating the sale of limes. See 7 USC 6202
  • research: means any type of research relating to the use and nutritional value of limes and designed to advance the image, desirability, marketability, or quality of limes. See 7 USC 6202
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Agriculture. See 7 USC 6202
  • State: means each of the 50 States of the United States, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See 7 USC 6202
  • United States: means the 50 States of the United States, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See 7 USC 6202

The term “Board” means the Lime Board provided for under section 6204(b) of this title.

(2) Consumer information

The term “consumer information” means any action taken to provide information to, and broaden the understanding of, the general public regarding the use, nutritional attributes, and care of limes.

(3) Handle

The term “handle” means to sell, purchase, or package limes.

(4) Handler

The term “handler” means any person in the business of handling limes.

(5) Importer

The term “importer” means any person who imports limes into the United States.

(6) Lime

The term “lime” means the fruit of a citrus latifolia tree for the fresh market.

(7) Marketing

The term “marketing” means the sale or other disposition of limes in commerce.

(8) Order

The term “order” means a lime research, promotion, and consumer information order issued by the Secretary under section 6203(a) of this title.

(9) Person

The term “person” means any individual, group of individuals, partnership, corporation, association, cooperative, or other legal entity.

(10) Producer

The term “producer” means any person who produces limes in the United States for sale in commerce.

(11) Producer-handler

The term “producer-handler” means any person who is both a producer and handler of limes.

(12) Promotion

The term “promotion” means any action taken under this chapter (including paid advertising) to present a favorable image for limes to the general public with the express intent of improving the competitive position and stimulating the sale of limes.

(13) Research

The term “research” means any type of research relating to the use and nutritional value of limes and designed to advance the image, desirability, marketability, or quality of limes.

(14) Secretary

The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of Agriculture.

(15) State and United States

The term–

(A) “State” means each of the 50 States of the United States, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; and

(B) “United States” means the 50 States of the United States, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.