7 U.S. Code § 1374 - Measurement of farms and report of plantings; remeasurement
1991—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 102–237 inserted “(or, at the option of those cotton producers who had an established practice of using 32 inch rows before the 1991 crop, 32 inch rows)” after “30 inch rows” and inserted at end “For the 1992 through 1995 crops, the rules establishing the requirements for eligibility for conserving use for payment acres shall be the same rules as were in effect for 1991 crops.”
1990—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 101–624 substituted “1995 crops, except that, for the 1991 through 1995 crops, the rules shall allow 30 inch rows to be taken into account for classifying the acreage planted to cotton and the area skipped” for “1990 crops”.
1985—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 99–198 substituted “1990 crops” for “1985 crops”.
1981—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 97–98 substituted “1985 crops” for “1981 crops”.
1977—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 95–113 substituted “1981” for “1977” in provisions setting the last year for application of the 1971 through 1973 skiprow patterns in classifying the acreage planted to cotton.
1965—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 89–321, § 701, removed references to county and local committees as the agent for measuring commodity or land use acreage, substituted a general reference to any agricultural commodity or land use on farms requiring ascertainment of acreage for specific reference to corn, wheat, cotton, peanuts, or rice, and substituted provisions requiring ascertainment of commodity and land use prior to harvesting and allowing a reasonable time for adjustment of acreage requirements for provisions requiring the filing of a written report by the local committee with the state committee in the event of planting in excess of farm acreage allotment.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 89–321, § 702, struck out sentence directing the Secretary to provide by regulation for the adjustment of planted acreage to the farm acreage allotment if the acreage determined to be planted to any basic agricultural commodity on the farm is in excess of the farm acreage allotment.
1960—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 86–553, § 1, struck out second sentence which read as follows: “The Secretary shall similarly provide for the remeasurement upon request by the farm operator of the acreage planted to cotton on the farm, but the operator shall be required to reimburse the local committee for the expense of such remeasurement if the planted acreage is found to be in excess of the allotted acreage” which is now covered by subsec. (c) of this section.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 86–553, § 2, authorized Secretary to provide by regulations for remeasurement of acreage planted to a basic agricultural commodity and for measurement of acreage planted to such commodity remaining after adjustment of excess of measurement and remeasurement and to provide for refunds, and prescribed method of computing acreage in determining whether the applicable farm allotment has been exceeded.
1954—Subsec. (b). ActAug. 28, 1954, struck out last sentence relating to overplanting of cotton acreage.
Subsec. (c). ActAug. 28, 1954, added subsec. (c).
1949—ActAug. 29, 1949, redesignated existing provisions as subsec. (a) and added subsec. (b).
1941—ActApr. 3, 1941, inserted “peanuts,” after “cotton,”.
Amendment by Pub. L. 101–624 effective beginning with 1991 crop of an agricultural commodity, with provision for prior crops, see section 1171 of Pub. L. 101–624, set out as a note under section 1421 of this title.