[USC07] 7 USC CHAPTER 45, SUBCHAPTER III: CONSERVATION RESERVE PROGRAM
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7 USC CHAPTER 45, SUBCHAPTER III: CONSERVATION RESERVE PROGRAM
From Title 7—AGRICULTURECHAPTER 45—SOIL BANK PROGRAM

SUBCHAPTER III—CONSERVATION RESERVE PROGRAM

§1831. Repealed. Pub. L. 89–321, title VI, §601, Nov. 3, 1965, 79 Stat. 1206

Section, acts May 28, 1956, ch. 327, title I, §107, 70 Stat. 191; June 11, 1960, Pub. L. 86–507, §1(8), 74 Stat. 200; June 29, 1961, Pub. L. 87–62, §1(a), 75 Stat. 129; July 3, 1962, Pub. L. 87–521, 76 Stat. 135, set out terms to be included in producers' contracts under conservation reserve program and made provisions for use of advertising and bid procedures, termination of contracts, and notice, hearing, and judicial review of Secretary's action in terminating a contract.

Savings Provision

Pub. L. 89–321, title VI, §601, Nov. 3, 1965, 79 Stat. 1206, provided that the Soil Bank Act of 1956 [former subchapters I to III of this chapter] shall remain in effect with respect to contracts entered into thereunder prior to its repeal by section 601 of Pub. L. 89–321.

§1831a. Contract restrictions

On and after June 13, 1958 no conservation reserve contract shall be entered into which provides for (1) payments for conservation practices in excess of the average rate for comparable practices under the environmental quality incentives program established under subchapter A of chapter 4 of subtitle D of title XII of the Food Security Act of 1985 [16 U.S.C. 3839aa et seq.], or (2) annual rental payments in excess of 20 per cent of the value of the land placed under contract, such value to be determined without regard to physical improvements thereon or geographic location thereof. In determining the value of the land for this purpose, the county committee shall take into consideration the estimate of the landowner or operator as to the value of such land as well as his certificate as to the production history and productivity of such land.

(Pub. L. 85–459, title I, §101, June 13, 1958, 72 Stat. 195; Pub. L. 104–127, title III, §336(a)(2)(A), Apr. 4, 1996, 110 Stat. 1005; Pub. L. 115–334, title II, §2301(d)(2)(C), Dec. 20, 2018, 132 Stat. 4554.)

References in Text

The Food Security Act of 1985, referred to in text, is Pub. L. 99–198, Dec. 23, 1985, 99 Stat. 1354. Subchapter A of chapter 4 of subtitle D of title XII of the Act is classified generally to subpart A (§3839aa et seq.) of part IV of subchapter IV of chapter 58 of Title 16, Conservation. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title of 1985 Amendment note set out under section 1281 of this title and Tables.

Codification

Section was not enacted as part of the Soil Bank Act which comprised this chapter.

Amendments

2018Pub. L. 115–334 inserted "subchapter A of" before "chapter 4".

1996Pub. L. 104–127 substituted "environmental quality incentives program established under chapter 4 of subtitle D of title XII of the Food Security Act of 1985" for "Agricultural Conservation Program".

§§1832 to 1837. Repealed. Pub. L. 89–321, title VI, §601, Nov. 3, 1965, 79 Stat. 1206

Section 1832, act May 28, 1956, ch. 327, title I, §108, 70 Stat. 194, required Secretary to make and announce determination of a national conservation reserve goal, set out considerations to be used in distributing goal among States and major crop production regions, and provided for a report to Congress.

Section 1833, act May 28, 1956, ch. 327, title I, §109, 70 Stat. 194, authorized Secretary to enter into conservation reserve program contracts, set term for such contracts, and placed a limit of $450,000,000 annually upon payments made to producers.

Section 1834, act May 28, 1956, ch. 327, title I, §110, 70 Stat. 194, authorized Secretary to terminate or modify contracts by mutual agreement with producers.

Section 1835, act May 28, 1956, ch. 327, title I, §111, 70 Stat. 195, authorized Secretary to purchase or produce conservation materials and services and make them available to producers under conservation reserve program.

Section 1836, acts May 28, 1956, ch. 327, title I, §112, 70 Stat. 195; Sept. 14, 1960, Pub. L. 86–793, §2, 74 Stat. 1030, prohibited reduction of cropland acreage by reason of any action taken in carrying out a conservation reserve program contract and required inclusion of acreage changed from cultivated cropland to permanent vegetation as acreage devoted to commodity for purpose of determining future acreage allotments.

Section 1837, acts May 28, 1956, ch. 327, title I, §113, 70 Stat. 195; June 25, 1959, Pub. L. 86–70, §5, 73 Stat. 142; July 12, 1960, Pub. L. 86–624, §3, 74 Stat. 411, authorized Secretary to apply Soil Bank Program to Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands in addition to several States if such application would be in national interest.

Savings Provision

Pub. L. 89–321, title VI, §601, Nov. 3, 1965, 79 Stat. 1206, provided that the Soil Bank Act of 1956 [former subchapters I to III of this chapter] shall remain in effect with respect to contracts entered into thereunder prior to its repeal by section 601 of Pub. L. 89–321.