7 CFR 718.6 - Controlled substance.

§ 718.6 Controlled substance.
(a) The following terms apply to this section:
(1) USDA benefit means the issuance of any grant, contract, loan, or payment by appropriated funds of the United States.
(2) Person means an individual.
(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any person convicted under Federal or State law of:
(1) Planting, cultivating, growing, producing, harvesting, or storing a controlled substance in any crop year is ineligible during the crop year of conviction and the four succeeding crop years, for any of the following USDA benefits:
(i) Any payments or benefits under the Direct and Counter Cyclical Program (DCP) in accordance withpart 1412 of this title;
(ii) Any payments or benefits for losses to trees, crops, or livestock covered under disaster programs administered by FSA;
(iii) Any price support loan available in accordance withpart 1421 of this title;
(iv) Any price support or payment made under the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act;
(v) A farm storage facility loan made undersection 4(h) of the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act or any other Act;
(vi) Crop Insurance under the Federal Crop Insurance Act;
(vii) A loan made or guaranteed under the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act or any other law administered by FSA's Farm Loan Programs.
(2) Possession or trafficking of a controlled substance, is ineligible for any or all USDA benefits:
(i) At the discretion of the court,
(ii) To the extent and for a period of time the court determines.
(c) If a person denied benefits under this section is a shareholder, beneficiary, or member of an entity or joint operation, benefits for which the entity or joint operation is eligible will be reduced, for the appropriate period, by a percentage equal to the total interest of the shareholder, beneficiary, or member.
[72 FR 63284, Nov. 8, 2007]
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§ 718.6 Controlled substance.

(a) The following terms apply to this section:

(1) USDA benefit means the issuance of any grant, contract, loan, or payment by appropriated funds of the United States.

(2) Person means an individual.

(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any person convicted under Federal or State law of:

(1) Planting, cultivating, growing, producing, harvesting, or storing a controlled substance in any crop year is ineligible during the crop year of conviction and the four succeeding crop years, for any of the following USDA benefits:

(i) Any payments or benefits under the Direct and Counter Cyclical Program (DCP) in accordance with part 1412 of this title;

(ii) Any payments or benefits for losses to trees, crops, or livestock covered under disaster programs administered by FSA;

(iii) Any price support loan available in accordance with part 1421 of this title;

(iv) Any price support or payment made under the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act;

(v) A farm storage facility loan made under section 4(h) of the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act or any other Act;

(vi) Crop Insurance under the Federal Crop Insurance Act;

(vii) A loan made or guaranteed under the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act or any other law administered by FSA's Farm Loan Programs.

(2) Possession or trafficking of a controlled substance, is ineligible for any or all USDA benefits:

(i) At the discretion of the court,

(ii) To the extent and for a period of time the court determines.

(c) If a person denied benefits under this section is a shareholder, beneficiary, or member of an entity or joint operation, benefits for which the entity or joint operation is eligible will be reduced, for the appropriate period, by a percentage equal to the total interest of the shareholder, beneficiary, or member.

[72 FR 63284, Nov. 8, 2007]

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 7 - AGRICULTURE

§ 1311 to 1314–1 - Repealed. Pub. L. 108–357, title VI, § 611(a), Oct. 22, 2004, 118 Stat. 1522

§ 1314a - Repealed. Pub. L. 90–51, § 2, July 7, 1967, 81 Stat. 121

§ 1314b to 1314j - Repealed. Pub. L. 108–357, title VI, § 611(a), Oct. 22, 2004, 118 Stat. 1522

§ 1315 - Repealed. Pub. L. 108–357, title VI, § 611(o), Oct. 22, 2004, 118 Stat. 1523

§ 1316 - Repealed. Pub. L. 108–357, title VI, § 611(p), Oct. 22, 2004, 118 Stat. 1523

§ 1501 - Short title and application of other provisions

§ 1502 - Purpose; definitions; protection of information; relation to other laws

§ 1503 - Federal Crop Insurance Corporation; creation; offices

§ 1504 - Capital stock of Corporation

§ 1504a - Capitalization of Corporation

§ 1505 - Management of Corporation

§ 1506 - General powers

§ 1506a, 1506b - Omitted

§ 1507 - Personnel of Corporation

§ 1508 - Crop insurance

§ 1508a - Double insurance and prevented planting

§ 1509 - Exemption of indemnities from levy

§ 1510 - Deposit and investment of funds; Federal Reserve banks as fiscal agents

§ 1511 - Tax exemption

§ 1512 - Corporation as fiscal agent of Government

§ 1513 - Books of account and annual reports of Corporation

§ 1514 - Crimes and offenses

§ 1515 - Program compliance and integrity

§ 1516 - Funding

§ 1517 - Separability

§ 1518 - “Agricultural commodity” defined

§ 1519 - Repealed. Pub. L. 104–127, title I, § 196(j), Apr. 4, 1996, 110 Stat. 950

§ 1520 - Producer eligibility

§ 1521 - Ineligibility for catastrophic risk and noninsured assistance payments

§ 1522 - Research and development

§ 1523 - Pilot programs

§ 1524 - Education and risk management assistance

§ 1921 - Congressional findings

§ 7201 - Short title and purpose

§ 7202 - Definitions

U.S. Code: Title 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE

Title 7 published on 2015-01-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 7 CFR Part 718 after this date.

  • 2015-07-16; vol. 80 # 136 - Thursday, July 16, 2015
    1. 80 FR 41987 - Conservation Reserve Program
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      DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, Commodity Credit Corporation, Farm Service Agency
      Interim rule.
      Effective Date: This rule is effective July 16, 2015. Comment Date: We will consider comments that we receive by September 14, 2015.
      7 CFR Part 718