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FARM SECURITY AND RURAL INVESTMENT ACT OF 2002
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Public Law 107-171
To provide for the continuation of agricultural programs through fiscal
year 2007, and for other purposes. <<NOTE: May 13, 2002 - [H.R.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress <<NOTE: Farm Security and Rural
Investment Act of 2002.>> assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.
(a) <<NOTE: 7 USC 7901 note.>> Short Title.--This Act may be cited
as the ``Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002''.
(b) Table of Contents.--The table of contents of this Act is as
Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents.
TITLE I--COMMODITY PROGRAMS
Sec. 1001. Definitions.
Subtitle A--Direct Payments and Counter-Cyclical Payments
Sec. 1101. Establishment of base acres and payment acres for a farm.
Sec. 1102. Establishment of payment yield.
Sec. 1103. Availability of direct payments.
Sec. 1104. Availability of counter-cyclical payments.
Sec. 1105. Producer agreement required as condition of provision of
payments and counter-cyclical payments.
Sec. 1106. Planting flexibility.
Sec. 1107. Relation to remaining payment authority under production
Sec. 1108. Period of effectiveness.
Subtitle B--Marketing Assistance Loans and Loan Deficiency Payments
Sec. 1201. Availability of nonrecourse marketing assistance loans for
Sec. 1202. Loan rates for nonrecourse marketing assistance loans.
Sec. 1203. Term of loans.
Sec. 1204. Repayment of loans.
Sec. 1205. Loan deficiency payments.
Sec. 1206. Payments in lieu of loan deficiency payments for grazed
Sec. 1207. Special marketing loan provisions for upland cotton.
Sec. 1208. Special competitive provisions for extra long staple cotton.
Sec. 1209. Availability of recourse loans for high moisture feed grains
Sec. 1301. Definitions.
Sec. 1302. Establishment of payment yield and base acres for peanuts for
Sec. 1303. Availability of direct payments for peanuts.
Sec. 1304. Availability of counter-cyclical payments for peanuts.
Sec. 1305. Producer agreement required as condition on provision of
payments and counter-cyclical payments.
Sec. 1306. Planting flexibility.
Sec. 1307. Marketing assistance loans and loan deficiency payments for
Sec. 1308. Miscellaneous provisions.
Sec. 1309. Termination of marketing quota programs for peanuts and
compensation to peanut quota holders for loss of quota asset
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Sec. 1310. Repeal of superseded price support authority and effect of
Sec. 1401. Sugar program.
Sec. 1402. Storage facility loans.
Sec. 1403. Flexible marketing allotments for sugar.
Sec. 1501. Milk price support program.
Sec. 1502. National dairy market loss payments.
Sec. 1503. Dairy export incentive and dairy indemnity programs.
Sec. 1504. Dairy product mandatory reporting.
Sec. 1505. Funding of dairy promotion and research program.
Sec. 1506. Fluid milk promotion.
Sec. 1507. Study of national dairy policy.
Sec. 1508. Studies of effects of changes in approach to national dairy
policy and fluid milk identity standards.
Sec. 1601. Administration generally.
Sec. 1602. Suspension of permanent price support authority.
Sec. 1603. Payment limitations.
Sec. 1604. Adjusted gross income limitation.
Sec. 1605. Commission on application of payment limitations.
Sec. 1606. Adjustments of loans.
Sec. 1607. Personal liability of producers for deficiencies.
Sec. 1608. Extension of existing administrative authority regarding
Sec. 1609. Commodity Credit Corporation Inventory.
Sec. 1610. Reserve stock level.
Sec. 1611. Farm reconstitutions.
Sec. 1612. Assignment of payments.
Sec. 1613. Equitable relief from ineligibility for loans, payments, or
Sec. 1614. Tracking of benefits.
Sec. 1615. Estimates of net farm income.
Sec. 1616. Availability of incentive payments for certain producers.
Sec. 1617. Renewed availability of market loss assistance and certain
emergency assistance to persons that failed to receive
assistance under earlier authorities.
Sec. 1618. Producer retention of erroneously paid loan deficiency
payments and marketing loan gains.
Subtitle A--Conservation Security
Sec. 2001. Conservation security program.
Sec. 2002. Conservation compliance.
Sec. 2003. Partnerships and cooperation.
Sec. 2004. Administrative requirements for conservation programs.
Sec. 2005. Reform and assessment of conservation programs.
Sec. 2006. Conforming amendments.
Subtitle B--Conservation Reserve
Sec. 2101. Conservation reserve program.
Subtitle C--Wetlands Reserve Program
Sec. 2201. Reauthorization.
Sec. 2202. Enrollment.
Sec. 2203. Easements and agreements.
Sec. 2204. Changes in ownership; agreement modification; termination.
Subtitle D--Environmental Quality Incentives
Sec. 2301. Environmental quality incentives program.
Subtitle E--Grassland Reserve
Sec. 2401. Grassland reserve program.
Subtitle F--Other Conservation Programs
Sec. 2501. Agricultural management assistance.
Sec. 2502. Grazing, wildlife habitat incentive, source water protection,
and Great Lakes basin programs.
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Sec. 2503. Farmland protection program.
Sec. 2504. Resource conservation and development program.
Sec. 2505. Small watershed rehabilitation program.
Sec. 2506. Use of symbols, slogans, and logos.
Sec. 2507. Desert terminal lakes.
Subtitle G--Conservation Corridor Demonstration Program
Sec. 2601. Definitions.
Sec. 2602. Conservation corridor demonstration program.
Sec. 2603. Implementation of conservation corridor plan.
Sec. 2604. Funding requirements.
Subtitle H--Funding and Administration
Sec. 2701. Funding and administration.
Sec. 2702. Regulations.
Subtitle A--Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954
and Related Statutes
Sec. 3001. United States policy.
Sec. 3002. Provision of agricultural commodities.
Sec. 3003. Generation and use of currencies by private voluntary
organizations and cooperatives.
Sec. 3004. Levels of assistance.
Sec. 3005. Food Aid Consultative Group.
Sec. 3006. Maximum level of expenditures.
Sec. 3007. Administration.
Sec. 3008. Assistance for stockpiling and rapid transportation,
delivery, and distribution of shelf-stable prepackaged foods.
Sec. 3009. Sale procedure.
Sec. 3010. Prepositioning.
Sec. 3011. Transportation and related costs.
Sec. 3012. Expiration date.
Sec. 3013. Micronutrient fortification programs.
Sec. 3014. John Ogonowski Farmer-to-Farmer Program.
Subtitle B--Agricultural Trade Act of 1978
Sec. 3101. Exporter assistance initiative.
Sec. 3102. Export credit guarantee program.
Sec. 3103. Market access program.
Sec. 3104. Export enhancement program.
Sec. 3105. Foreign market development cooperator program.
Sec. 3106. Food for progress.
Sec. 3107. McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child
Sec. 3201. Surplus commodities for developing or friendly countries.
Sec. 3202. Bill Emerson Humanitarian Trust Act.
Sec. 3203. Emerging markets.
Sec. 3204. Biotechnology and agricultural trade program.
Sec. 3205. Technical assistance for specialty crops.
Sec. 3206. Global market strategy.
Sec. 3207. Report on use of perishable commodities and live animals.
Sec. 3208. Study on fee for services.
Sec. 3209. Sense of Congress concerning foreign assistance programs.
Sec. 3210. Sense of the Senate concerning agricultural trade.
TITLE IV--NUTRITION PROGRAMS
Sec. 4001. Short title.
Subtitle A--Food Stamp Program
Sec. 4101. Encouragement of payment of child support.
Sec. 4102. Simplified definition of income.
Sec. 4103. Standard deduction.
Sec. 4104. Simplified utility allowance.
Sec. 4105. Simplified determination of housing costs.
Sec. 4106. Simplified determination of deductions.
Sec. 4107. Simplified definition of resources.
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Sec. 4108. Alternative issuance systems in disasters.
Sec. 4109. State option to reduce reporting requirements.
Sec. 4110. Cost neutrality for electronic benefit transfer systems.
Sec. 4111. Report on electronic benefit transfer systems.
Sec. 4112. Alternative procedures for residents of certain group
Sec. 4113. Redemption of benefits through group living arrangements.
Sec. 4114. Availability of food stamp program applications on the
Sec. 4115. Transitional food stamps for families moving from welfare.
Sec. 4116. Grants for simple application and eligibility determination
systems and improved access to benefits.
Sec. 4117. Delivery to retailers of notices of adverse action.
Sec. 4118. Reform of quality control system.
Sec. 4119. Improvement of calculation of State performance measures.
Sec. 4120. Bonuses for States that demonstrate high or most improved
Sec. 4121. Employment and training program.
Sec. 4122. Reauthorization of food stamp program and food distribution
program on Indian reservations.
Sec. 4123. Expanded grant authority.
Sec. 4124. Consolidated block grants for Puerto Rico and American Samoa.
Sec. 4125. Assistance for community food projects.
Sec. 4126. Availability of commodities for the emergency food assistance
Subtitle B--Commodity Distribution
Sec. 4201. Commodity supplemental food program.
Sec. 4202. Commodity donations.
Sec. 4203. Distribution of surplus commodities to special nutrition
Sec. 4204. Emergency food assistance.
Subtitle C--Child Nutrition and Related Programs
Sec. 4301. Commodities for school lunch program.
Sec. 4302. Eligibility for free and reduced price meals.
Sec. 4303. Purchases of locally produced foods.
Sec. 4304. Applicability of Buy-American requirement to Puerto Rico.
Sec. 4305. Fruit and vegetable pilot program.
Sec. 4306. Eligibility for assistance under the special supplemental
nutrition program for women, infants, and children.
Sec. 4307. WIC farmers' market nutrition program.
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