16 U.S. Code § 3833 - Duties of the Secretary

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In return for a contract entered into by an owner or operator under section 3832 of this title, the Secretary shall—
(1) share the cost of carrying out the conservation measures and practices set forth in the contract for which the Secretary determines that cost sharing is appropriate and in the public interest; and
(2) for a period of years not in excess of the term of the contract, pay an annual rental payment in an amount necessary to compensate for—
(A) the conversion of highly erodible cropland normally devoted to the production of an agricultural commodity on a farm or ranch to a less intensive use; and
(B) the retirement of any cropland base and allotment history that the owner or operator agrees to retire permanently.


(Pub. L. 99–198, title XII, § 1233, as added Pub. L. 107–171, title II, § 2101(a),May 13, 2002, 116 Stat. 245.)
Prior Provisions

A prior section 3833,Pub. L. 99–198, title XII, § 1233,Dec. 23, 1985, 99 Stat. 1511, related to duties of Secretary, prior to the general amendment of this subpart by Pub. L. 107–171.

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16 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 3833gen amd2014113-79 [Sec.] 2004128 Stat. 715


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