The Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to effectuate agreements with cotton associations, cotton exchanges, and other cotton organizations in foreign countries, for (1) the adoption, use, and observance of universal standards of cotton classification, (2) the arbitration or settlement of disputes with respect thereto, and (3) the preparation, distribution, inspection, and protection of the practical forms or copies thereof under such agreements.
7 USC § 57a
Agreements with cotton associations, etc., in foreign countries to establish cotton standards
through Pub. L. 116-216 (December 11, 2020)