7 U.S. Code § 7213 - Amounts available for contract payments
(a) Fiscal year amounts
The Secretary shall, to the maximum extent practicable, expend the following amounts to satisfy the obligations of the Secretary under all contracts:
The amount made available for a fiscal year under subsection (a) of this section shall be allocated as follows:
The Secretary shall adjust the amounts allocated for each contract commodity under subsection (b) of this section for a particular fiscal year by—
(1) adding an amount equal to the sum of all repayments of deficiency payments required under section 114(a)(2) of the Agricultural Act of 1949 (7 U.S.C. 1445j (a)(2)) for the commodity;
(2) adding an amount equal to the sum of all refunds of contract payments received during the preceding fiscal year under section 7216 of this title for the commodity; and
(d) Additional rice allocation
In addition to the adjustments required under subsection (c) of this section, the amount allocated under subsection (b) of this section for rice contract payments shall be increased by $8,500,000 for each of fiscal years 1997 through 2002.
(e) Exclusion of certain amounts from contract payments
Any amount added pursuant to paragraphs (1) and (2) of subsection (c) of this section to the amount available under subsection (a) of this section for a fiscal year and paid to owners and producers under a contract shall not be treated as a contract payment for purposes of section 7215 of this title or section 1308 (1)  of this title. However, the amount of a payment covered by this subsection may not exceed $50,000 per person.
(f) Effect of payment limitation
 See References in text below.
Source(Pub. L. 104–127, title I, § 113,Apr. 4, 1996, 110 Stat. 900.)
References in Text
Sections 103B, 105B, and 107B of the Agricultural Act of 1949, referred to in subsec. (c)(3), were classified to sections 1444–2, 1444f, and 1445b–3a, respectively, of this title prior to repeal by section 7301 (b)(2)(A)–(D) of this title.