7 CFR 400.451 - General.

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§ 400.451 General.

(a) FCIC has implemented a system of administrative remedies in its efforts to ensure program compliance and prevent fraud, waste, and abuse within the Federal crop insurance program. Such remedies include civil fines and disqualifications under the authority of section 515(h) of the Act ( 7 U.S.C. 1515(h)); government-wide suspension and debarment under the authority of 48 CFR part 9, 48 CFR part 409, and 7 CFR part 3017; and civil fines and assessments under the authority of the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act ( 31 U.S.C. 3801- 3812).

(b) The provisions of this subpart apply to all participants in the Federal crop insurance program, including but not limited to producers, agents, loss adjusters, approved insurance providers and their employees or contractors, as well as any other persons who may provide information to a program participant and meet the elements for imposition of one or more administrative remedies contained in this subpart.

(c) Any remedial action taken pursuant to this subpart is in addition to any other actions specifically provided in applicable crop insurance policies, contracts, reinsurance agreements, or other applicable statutes and regulations.

(d) This rule is applicable to any violation occurring on and after January 20, 2009.

(e) The purpose of the remedial actions authorized in this subpart are for the protection of the public interest from potential harm from persons who have abused the Federal crop insurance program, maintaining program integrity, and fostering public confidence in the program.

[ 73 FR 76887, Dec. 18, 2008]

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 5 - GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION AND EMPLOYEES
U.S. Code: Title 7 - AGRICULTURE
U.S. Code: Title 44 - PUBLIC PRINTING AND DOCUMENTS
Public Laws

Title 7 published on 2015-08-22

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 7 CFR Part 400 after this date.

  • 2016-08-12; vol. 81 # 156 - Friday, August 12, 2016
    1. 81 FR 53658 - Submission of Policies, Provisions of Policies, Rates of Premium, and Non-Reinsured Supplemental Policies
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      DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective September 12, 2016.
      7 CFR Part 400

Title 7 published on 2015-08-22.

The following are only the Rules published in the Federal Register after the published date of Title 7.

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  • 2016-08-12; vol. 81 # 156 - Friday, August 12, 2016
    1. 81 FR 53658 - Submission of Policies, Provisions of Policies, Rates of Premium, and Non-Reinsured Supplemental Policies
      GPO FDSys: XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective September 12, 2016.
      7 CFR Part 400