7 CFR 718.9 - Signature requirements.

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§ 718.9 Signature requirements.
(a) When a program authorized by this chapter or Chapter XIV of this title requires the signature of a producer; landowner; landlord; or tenant, a husband or wife may sign all such FSA or CCC documents on behalf of the other spouse, unless such other spouse has provided written notification to FSA and CCC that such action is not authorized. The notification must be provided to FSA with respect to each farm.
(b) Except a husband or wife may not sign a document on behalf of a spouse with respect to:
(1) Program document required to be executed in accordance withpart 3 of this title;
(2) Easements entered into underpart 1410 of this title;
(3) Power of attorney;
(4) Such other program documents as determined by FSA or CCC.
(c) An individual; duly authorized officer of a corporation; duly authorized partner of a partnership; executor or administrator of an estate; trustee of a trust; guardian; or conservator may delegate to another the authority to act on their behalf with respect to FSA and CCC programs administered by USDA service center agencies by execution of a Power of Attorney, or such other form as approved by the Deputy Administrator. FSA and CCC may, at their discretion, allow the delegations of authority by other individuals through use of the Power of Attorney or such other form as approved by the Deputy Administrator.
(d) Notwithstanding another provision of this regulation or any other FSA or CCC regulation in this title, a parent may execute documents on behalf of a minor child unless prohibited by a statute or court order.
(e) Notwithstanding any other provision in this title, an authorized agent of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) of the United States Department of Interior may sign as agent for landowners with properties affiliated with or under the management or trust of the BIA. For collection purposes, such payments will be considered as being made to the persons who are the beneficiaries of the payment or may, alternatively, be considered as an obligation of all persons on the farm in general. In the event of a need for a refund or other claim may be collected, among other means, by other monies due such persons or the farm.
[68 FR 16172, Apr. 3, 2003; 69 FR 250, Jan. 5, 2004]

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  • 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

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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
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      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