The Secretary shall use the funds, facilities, and authorities of the Commodity Credit Corporation to carry out this chapter.
(b) Determinations by Secretary
A determination made by the Secretary under this chapter shall be final and conclusive.
(1) In general
Not later than 90 days after May 13, 2002, the Secretary and the Commodity Credit Corporation, as appropriate, shall promulgate such regulations as are necessary to implement this chapter.
The promulgation of the regulations and administration of this chapter shall be made without regard to—
35 of title
44 (commonly know  as the “Paperwork Reduction Act”);
(B)the Statement of Policy of the Secretary of Agriculture effective July 24, 1971 (36 Fed. Reg. 13804), relating to notices of proposed rulemaking and public participation in rulemaking; and
(C)the notice and comment provisions of section
553 of title
(3) Congressional review of agency rulemaking
In carrying out this subsection, the Secretary shall use the authority provided under section
808 of title
(d) Treatment of advance payment option
The protection that was afforded producers that had an option to elect to accelerate the receipt of any payment under a production flexibility contract payable under the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996, as provided by section 525 of Public  106–170 (113 Stat. 1928; 7 U.S.C. 7212 note), shall also apply to the option to receive—
(1)the advance payment of direct payments and counter-cyclical payments under subchapter I and subchapter III of this chapter;
(2)the single payment of compensation for eligible peanut quota holders under section
7960 of this title; and
(3)the advance payment of direct payments and counter-cyclical payments under title I of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 [7 U.S.C. 8701 et seq.].
(e) Adjustment authority related to Uruguay Round compliance
(1) Required determination; adjustment
If the Secretary determines that expenditures under subchapters I through V of this chapter that are subject to the total allowable domestic support levels under the Uruguay Round Agreements (as defined in section
3501 of title
19), as in effect on May 13, 2002, will exceed such allowable levels for any applicable reporting period, the Secretary shall, to the maximum extent practicable, make adjustments in the amount of such expenditures during that period to ensure that such expenditures do not exceed such allowable levels.
(2) Congressional notification
Before making any adjustment under paragraph (1), the Secretary shall submit to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the Senate and the Committee on Agriculture of the House of Representatives a report describing the determination made under that paragraph and the extent of the adjustment to be made.
For definition of “this chapter”, referred to in subsecs. (a) to (c), see References in Text note set out under section
7901 of this title.
The Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996, referred to in subsec. (d), is Pub. L. 104–127, Apr. 4, 1996, 110 Stat. 888, as amended. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section
7201 of this title and Tables.
Subchapter III of this chapter, referred to in subsec. (d)(1), was in the original “subtitle C”, meaning subtitle C (§§ 1301–1310) of title I of Pub. L. 107–171, May 13, 2002, 116 Stat. 166, which is classified principally to subchapter III of this chapter. For complete classification of subtitle C to the Code, see References in Text note set out under section
7951 of this title and Tables.
The Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008, referred to in subsec. (d)(3), is Pub. L. 110–246, June 18, 2008, 122 Stat. 1651. Title I of the Act is classified principally to chapter 113 (§ 8701 et seq.) of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section
8701 of this title and Tables.
Subchapter V of this chapter, referred to in subsec. (e)(1), was in the original “subtitle E”, meaning subtitle E (§§ 1501–1508) of title I of Pub. L. 107–171, May 13, 2002, 116 Stat. 205, which enacted subchapter V of this chapter and amended sections
6414 of this title and section
713a–4 of Title
15, Commerce and Trade. For complete classification of subtitle E to the Code, see Tables.
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