Payment Limitation Provisions: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Nutrition and Investigations of the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, First Session on the Administration and Enforcement of the $50,000 Per Person Payment Limitation for Farm Programs, July 21, 1987
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. Subcommittee on Nutrition and Investigations
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Page 134 - ... other conditions of this part, the individual or other legal entity must (a) Have a separate and distinct interest in the land or the crop involved, (b) Exercise separate responsibility for such interest, and (c) Be responsible for the cost of farming related to such interest from a fund or account separate from that of any other individual or entity. § 795.4 Definitions of other terms. In the regulations in this part and in all instructions, forms, and documents in connection therewith, all...
Page 125 - Act which limit payments to any person shall not be applicable to lands owned by States, political subdivisions, or agencies thereof, so long as such lands are farmed primarily in the direct furtherance of a public function, as determined by the Secretary.
Page 141 - Three individuals each have individual farming operations which, if continued unchanged, would permit them to have a total of three payment limitations. The three individuals propose forming a corporation which they would own equally.
Page 11 - Budget, it shall concurrently transmit copies thereof to the House Committee on Agriculture and the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry [Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry].
Page 142 - The compensation for the custom farming service is paid at a unit of work rate customary in the area and is in no way dependent upon the amount of the crop produced, and (2) the person performing the custom farming...
Page 6 - Mr. Chairman and Members of the Committee: We are pleased to appear before you today to discuss our work on fraud, waste, and abuse in the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Stamp Program.
Page 125 - ... the setaside acreage for the farm or farms on which such person will be sharing in payments earned under such program shall be reduced to such extent and in such manner as the Secretary determines will be fair and reasonable in relation to the amount of the payment reduction. "(4...
Page 155 - I would continue to point out the many things ASCS has done to prevent and reduce program abuse. However, I believe our time might be better served by discussing how the Congress and the USDA can work together using additional legislation to develop rules and regulations which will prevent program abuse without preventing the growth and creation of legitimate farming operations for which our programs are intended.
Page 141 - A person having more than a 20percent interest in any legal entity performing custom farming shall be considered as being separate from the person for whom the custom farming is performed only if: (1) The compensation for the custom farming service is paid at a unit of work rate customary in the area and is in no way dependent upon the amount of the crop produced, and (2) the person...