7 U.S. Code § 7001 - Conforming amendments relating to National Appeals Division
Except as provided in subparagraph (B), this subsection shall apply only with respect to functions of the Farm Service Agency or the Commodity Credit Corporation that are under the jurisdiction of a State, county, or area committee established under section 590h(b)(5) of title 16 or an employee of such a committee.
If the decision of the State, county, or area committee has become final under paragraph (2), no action may be taken by the Farm Service Agency, the Commodity Credit Corporation, or a State, county, or area committee to recover amounts found to have been disbursed as a result of a decision in error unless the participant had reason to believe that the decision was erroneous.
For purposes of this subsection, a reference to the “Farm Service Agency” includes any other office, agency, or administrative unit of the Department assigned the functions authorized for the Farm Service Agency under section 6932 of this title.
2002—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 107–171, § 1613(i)(1), (2), designated existing provisions as subpar. (A), inserted heading, substituted “Except as provided in subparagraph (B), this subsection” for “This subsection” and “Farm Service Agency” for “Consolidated Farm Service Agency”, and added subpar. (B).
Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 107–171, § 1613(i)(3), inserted “, before the end of the 90-day period,” after “unless the decision” in introductory provisions.
Subsec. (a)(2)(B), (3), (4). Pub. L. 107–171, § 1613(i)(1), substituted “Farm Service Agency” for “Consolidated Farm Service Agency” wherever appearing.