Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010/Title I

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==TITLE I — AGRICULTURAL PROGRAMS==

Contents

Production, Processing And Marketing[edit]

Office of the Secretary[edit]

For necessary expenses of the Office of the Secretary of Agriculture, $5,285,000: Provided, That not to exceed $11,000 of this amount shall be available for official reception and representation expenses, not otherwise provided for, as determined by the Secretary.

Office of Tribal Relations[edit]

For necessary expenses of the Office of Tribal Relations, $1,000,000, to support communication and consultation activities with Federally Recognized Tribes, as well as other requirements established by law.

Executive Operations[edit]

Office of the Chief Economist[edit]

For necessary expenses of the Office of the Chief Economist, $13,032,000.

National Appeals Division[edit]

For necessary expenses of the National Appeals Division, $15,254,000.

Office of Budget and Program Analysis[edit]

For necessary expenses of the Office of Budget and Program Analysis, $9,436,000.

Office of Homeland Security[edit]

For necessary expenses of the Office of Homeland Security, $1,859,000.

Office of Advocacy and Outreach[edit]

For necessary expenses of the Office of Advocacy and Outreach, $1,700,000.

Office of the Chief Information Officer[edit]

For necessary expenses of the Office of the Chief Information Officer, $61,579,000.

Office of the Chief Financial Officer[edit]

For necessary expenses of the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, $6,566,000:
Provided, That no funds made available by this appropriation may be obligated for FAIR Act or Circular A–76 activities until the Secretary has submitted to the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress and the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform of the House of Representatives a report on the Department's contracting out policies, including agency budgets for contracting out.

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights[edit]

For necessary expenses of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, $895,000.

Office of Civil Rights[edit]

For necessary expenses of the Office of Civil Rights, $23,922,000.

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration[edit]

For necessary expenses of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration, $806,000.

Agriculture Buildings and Facilities and Rental Payments[edit]

(Including Transfers of Funds)
For payment of space rental and related costs pursuant to Public Law 92-313, including authorities pursuant to the 1984 delegation of authority from the Administrator of General Services to the Department of Agriculture under 40 U.S.C. 486, for programs and activities of the Department which are included in this Act, and for alterations and other actions needed for the Department and its agencies to consolidate unneeded space into configurations suitable for release to the Administrator of General Services, and for the operation, maintenance, improvement, and repair of Agriculture buildings and facilities, and for related costs, $293,093,000, to remain available until expended, of which $184,812,000 shall be available for payments to the General Services Administration for rent; of which $13,500,000 for payment to the Department of Homeland Security for building security activities; and of which $94,781,000 for buildings operations and maintenance expenses:
Provided, That the Secretary shall use $15,911,000 of these funds to cover shortfalls incurred in prior year rental payments:
Provided further, That the Secretary is authorized to transfer funds from a Departmental agency to this account to recover the full cost of the space and security expenses of that agency that are funded by this account when the actual costs exceed the agency estimate which will be available for the activities and payments described herein.

Hazardous Materials Management[edit]

(Including Transfers of Funds)
For necessary expenses of the Department of Agriculture, to comply with the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (42 U.S.C. 9601 et seq.) and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (42 U.S.C. 6901 et seq.), $5,125,000, to remain available until expended:
Provided, That appropriations and funds available herein to the Department for Hazardous Materials Management may be transferred to any agency of the Department for its use in meeting all requirements pursuant to the above Acts on Federal and non-Federal lands.

Departmental Administration[edit]

(Including Transfers of Funds)
For Departmental Administration, $41,319,000, to provide for necessary expenses for management support services to offices of the Department and for general administration, security, repairs and alterations, and other miscellaneous supplies and expenses not otherwise provided for and necessary for the practical and efficient work of the Department:
Provided, That this appropriation shall be reimbursed from applicable appropriations in this Act for travel expenses incident to the holding of hearings as required by 5 U.S.C. 551–558:
Provided further, That of the amount appropriated, $13,000,000 is for stabilization and reconstruction activities to be carried out under the authority provided by title XIV of the Food and Agriculture Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 3101 et seq.) and other applicable laws.

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Congressional Relations[edit]

(Including Transfers of Funds)
For necessary expenses of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Congressional Relations to carry out the programs funded by this Act, including programs involving intergovernmental affairs and liaison within the executive branch, $3,968,000:
Provided, That these funds may be transferred to agencies of the Department of Agriculture funded by this Act to maintain personnel at the agency level:
Provided further, That no funds made available by this appropriation may be obligated after 30 days from the date of enactment of this Act, unless the Secretary has notified the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress on the allocation of these funds by USDA agency:
Provided further, That no other funds appropriated to the Department by this Act shall be available to the Department for support of activities of congressional relations.

Office of Communications[edit]

For necessary expenses of the Office of Communications, $9,722,000.

Office of Inspector General[edit]

For necessary expenses of the Office of Inspector General, including employment pursuant to the Inspector General Act of 1978, $88,725,000, including such sums as may be necessary for contracting and other arrangements with public agencies and private persons pursuant to section 6(a)(9) of the Inspector General Act of 1978, and including not to exceed $125,000 for certain confidential operational expenses, including the payment of informants, to be expended under the direction of the Inspector General pursuant to Public Law 95-452 and section 1337 of Public Law 97-98.

Office of the General Counsel[edit]

For necessary expenses of the Office of the General Counsel, $43,551,000.

Office of the Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics[edit]

For necessary expenses of the Office of the Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics, $895,000.

Economic Research Service[edit]

For necessary expenses of the Economic Research Service, $82,478,000.

National Agricultural Statistics Service[edit]

For necessary expenses of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, $161,830,000, of which up to $37,908,000 shall be available until expended for the Census of Agriculture.

Agricultural Research Service[edit]

Salaries and Expenses[edit]

For necessary expenses of the Agricultural Research Service and for acquisition of lands by donation, exchange, or purchase at a nominal cost not to exceed $100, and for land exchanges where the lands exchanged shall be of equal value or shall be equalized by a payment of money to the grantor which shall not exceed 25 percent of the total value of the land or interests transferred out of Federal ownership, $1,179,639,000, of which $44,138,000 shall be for the purposes, and in the amounts, specified in the table titled “Congressionally Designated Projects” in the statement of managers to accompany this Act:
Provided, That appropriations hereunder shall be available for the operation and maintenance of aircraft and the purchase of not to exceed one for replacement only:
Provided further, That appropriations hereunder shall be available pursuant to 7 U.S.C. 2250 for the construction, alteration, and repair of buildings and improvements, but unless otherwise provided, the cost of constructing any one building shall not exceed $375,000, except for headhouses or greenhouses which shall each be limited to $1,200,000, and except for 10 buildings to be constructed or improved at a cost not to exceed $750,000 each, and the cost of altering any one building during the fiscal year shall not exceed 10 percent of the current replacement value of the building or $375,000, whichever is greater:
Provided further, That the limitations on alterations contained in this Act shall not apply to modernization or replacement of existing facilities at Beltsville, Maryland:
Provided further, That appropriations hereunder shall be available for granting easements at the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center:
Provided further, That the foregoing limitations shall not apply to replacement of buildings needed to carry out the Act of April 24, 1948 (21 U.S.C. 113a):
Provided further, That funds may be received from any State, other political subdivision, organization, or individual for the purpose of establishing or operating any research facility or research project of the Agricultural Research Service, as authorized by law.

Buildings and Facilities[edit]

For acquisition of land, construction, repair, improvement, extension, alteration, and purchase of fixed equipment or facilities as necessary to carry out the agricultural research programs of the Department of Agriculture, where not otherwise provided, $70,873,000, of which $70,873,000 shall be for the purposes, and in the amounts, specified in the table titled “Congressionally Designated Projects” in the statement of managers to accompany this Act, to remain available until expended.

National Institute of Food and Agriculture[edit]

Research and Education Activities[edit]

For payments to agricultural experiment stations, for cooperative forestry and other research, for facilities, and for other expenses, $788,243,000, of which $120,054,000 shall be for the purposes, and in the amounts, specified in the table titled “Congressionally Designated Projects” in the statement of managers to accompany this Act, as follows: to carry out the provisions of the Hatch Act of 1887 (7 U.S.C. 361a–i), $215,000,000; for grants for cooperative forestry research (16 U.S.C. 582a through a–7), $29,000,000; for payments to eligible institutions (7 U.S.C. 3222), $48,500,000, provided that each institution receives no less than $1,000,000; for special grants (7 U.S.C. 450i(c)), $89,029,000; for competitive grants on improved pest control (7 U.S.C. 450i(c)), $16,185,000; for competitive grants (7 U.S.C. 450(i)(b)), $262,482,000, to remain available until expended; for the support of animal health and disease programs (7 U.S.C. 3195), $2,950,000; for supplemental and alternative crops and products (7 U.S.C. 3319d), $835,000; for grants for research pursuant to the Critical Agricultural Materials Act (7 U.S.C. 178 et seq.), $1,083,000, to remain available until expended; for the 1994 research grants program for 1994 institutions pursuant to section 536 of Public Law 103-382 (7 U.S.C. 301 note), $1,805,000, to remain available until expended; for rangeland research grants (7 U.S.C. 3333), $983,000; for higher education graduate fellowship grants (7 U.S.C. 3152(b)(6)), $3,859,000, to remain available until expended (7 U.S.C. 2209b); for a program pursuant to section 1415A of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 3151a), $4,800,000, to remain available until expended; for higher education challenge grants (7 U.S.C. 3152(b)(1)), $5,654,000; for a higher education multicultural scholars program (7 U.S.C. 3152(b)(5)), $1,241,000, to remain available until expended (7 U.S.C. 2209b); for an education grants program for Hispanic-serving Institutions (7 U.S.C. 3241), $9,237,000; for competitive grants for the purpose of carrying out all provisions of 7 U.S.C. 3156 to individual eligible institutions or consortia of eligible institutions in Alaska and in Hawaii, with funds awarded equally to each of the States of Alaska and Hawaii, $3,200,000; for a secondary agriculture education program and 2-year post-secondary education (7 U.S.C. 3152(j)), $983,000; for aquaculture grants (7 U.S.C. 3322), $3,928,000; for sustainable agriculture research and education (7 U.S.C. 5811), $14,500,000; for a program of capacity building grants (7 U.S.C. 3152(b)(4)) to institutions eligible to receive funds under 7 U.S.C. 3221 and 3222, $18,250,000, to remain available until expended (7 U.S.C. 2209b); for payments to the 1994 Institutions pursuant to section 534(a)(1) of Public Law 103-382, $3,342,000; for resident instruction grants for insular areas under section 1491 of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 3363), $900,000; for distance education grants for insular areas under section 1490 of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 3362), $750,000; for a new era rural technology program pursuant to section 1473E of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 3319e), $875,000; for a competitive grants program for farm business management and benchmarking (7 U.S.C. 5925f), $1,500,000; for a competitive grants program regarding biobased energy (7 U.S.C. 8114), $2,250,000; and for necessary expenses of Research and Education Activities, $45,122,000, of which $2,704,000 for the Research, Education, and Economics Information System and $2,136,000 for the Electronic Grants Information System, are to remain available until expended.

Native American Institutions Endowment Fund[edit]

For the Native American Institutions Endowment Fund authorized by Public Law 103-382 (7 U.S.C. 301 note), $11,880,000, to remain available until expended.

Extension Activities[edit]

For payments to States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands, Micronesia, the Northern Marianas, and American Samoa, $494,923,000, of which $11,831,000 shall be for the purposes, and in the amounts, specified in the table titled “Congressionally Designated Projects” in the statement of managers to accompany this Act, as follows: payments for cooperative extension work under the Smith-Lever Act, to be distributed under sections 3(b) and 3(c) of said Act, and under section 208(c) of Public Law 93-471, for retirement and employees' compensation costs for extension agents, $297,500,000; payments for extension work at the 1994 Institutions under the Smith-Lever Act (7 U.S.C. 343(b)(3)), $4,321,000; payments for the nutrition and family education program for low-income areas under section 3(d) of the Act, $68,070,000; payments for the pest management program under section 3(d) of the Act, $9,938,000; payments for the farm safety program under section 3(d) of the Act, $4,863,000; payments for New Technologies for Ag Extension under section 3(d) of the Act, $1,750,000; payments to upgrade research, extension, and teaching facilities at institutions eligible to receive funds under 7 U.S.C. 3221 and 3222, $19,770,000, to remain available until expended; payments for youth-at-risk programs under section 3(d) of the Smith-Lever Act, $8,412,000; for youth farm safety education and certification extension grants, to be awarded competitively under section 3(d) of the Act, $486,000; payments for carrying out the provisions of the Renewable Resources Extension Act of 1978 (16 U.S.C. 1671 et seq.), $4,068,000; payments for the federally-recognized Tribes Extension Program under section 3(d) of the Smith-Lever Act, $3,045,000; payments for sustainable agriculture programs under section 3(d) of the Act, $4,705,000; payments for rural health and safety education as authorized by section 502(i) of Public Law 92-419 (7 U.S.C. 2662(i)), $1,738,000; payments for cooperative extension work by eligible institutions (7 U.S.C. 3221), $42,677,000, provided that each institution receives no less than $1,000,000; for grants to youth organizations pursuant to 7 U.S.C. 7630, $1,784,000; payments to carry out the food animal residue avoidance database program as authorized by 7 U.S.C. 7642, $1,000,000; payments to carry out section 1672(e)(49) of the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 (7 U.S.C. 5925), as amended, $400,000; and for necessary expenses of Extension Activities, $20,396,000.

Integrated Activities[edit]

For the integrated research, education, and extension grants programs, including necessary administrative expenses, $60,022,000, as follows: for competitive grants programs authorized under section 406 of the Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education Reform Act of 1998 (7 U.S.C. 7626), $45,148,000, including $12,649,000 for the water quality program, $14,596,000 for the food safety program, $4,096,000 for the regional pest management centers program, $4,388,000 for the Food Quality Protection Act risk mitigation program for major food crop systems, $1,365,000 for the crops affected by Food Quality Protection Act implementation, $3,054,000 for the methyl bromide transition program, and $5,000,000 for the organic transition program; for a competitive international science and education grants program authorized under section 1459A of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 3292b), to remain available until expended, $3,000,000; for grants programs authorized under section 2(c)(1)(B) of Public Law 89-106, as amended, $732,000, to remain available until September 30, 2011, for the critical issues program; $1,312,000 for the regional rural development centers program; and $9,830,000 for the Food and Agriculture Defense Initiative authorized under section 1484 of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977, to remain available until September 30, 2011.

Office of the Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs[edit]

For necessary expenses of the Office of the Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs, $895,000.

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service[edit]

Salaries and Expenses[edit]

(Including Transfers of Funds)
For necessary expenses of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, including up to $30,000 for representation allowances and for expenses pursuant to the Foreign Service Act of 1980 (22 U.S.C. 4085), $904,953,000, of which $24,410,000 shall be for the purposes, and in the amounts, specified in the table titled “Congressionally Designated Projects” in the statement of managers to accompany this Act, of which $2,058,000 shall be available for the control of outbreaks of insects, plant diseases, animal diseases and for control of pest animals and birds to the extent necessary to meet emergency conditions; of which $23,390,000 shall be used for the cotton pests program for cost share purposes or for debt retirement for active eradication zones; of which $5,300,000 shall be for a National Animal Identification program; of which $60,243,000 shall be used to prevent and control avian influenza and shall remain available until expended:
Provided, That funds provided for the contingency fund to meet emergency conditions, information technology infrastructure, fruit fly program, emerging plant pests, cotton pests program, grasshopper and mormon cricket program, the plum pox program, the National Veterinary Stockpile, the National Animal Identification System, up to $1,500,000 in the scrapie program for indemnities, up to $1,000,000 for wildlife services methods development, up to $1,500,000 of the wildlife services operations program for aviation safety, and up to 25 percent of the screwworm program shall remain available until expended:
Provided further, That no funds shall be used to formulate or administer a brucellosis eradication program for the current fiscal year that does not require minimum matching by the States of at least 40 percent:
Provided further, That this appropriation shall be available for the operation and maintenance of aircraft and the purchase of not to exceed four, of which two shall be for replacement only:
Provided further, That, in addition, in emergencies which threaten any segment of the agricultural production industry of this country, the Secretary may transfer from other appropriations or funds available to the agencies or corporations of the Department such sums as may be deemed necessary, to be available only in such emergencies for the arrest and eradication of contagious or infectious disease or pests of animals, poultry, or plants, and for expenses in accordance with sections 10411 and 10417 of the Animal Health Protection Act (7 U.S.C. 8310 and 8316) and sections 431 and 442 of the Plant Protection Act (7 U.S.C. 7751 and 7772), and any unexpended balances of funds transferred for such emergency purposes in the preceding fiscal year shall be merged with such transferred amounts:
Provided further, That appropriations hereunder shall be available pursuant to law (7 U.S.C. 2250) for the repair and alteration of leased buildings and improvements, but unless otherwise provided the cost of altering any one building during the fiscal year shall not exceed 10 percent of the current replacement value of the building.
In fiscal year 2010, the agency is authorized to collect fees to cover the total costs of providing technical assistance, goods, or services requested by States, other political subdivisions, domestic and international organizations, foreign governments, or individuals, provided that such fees are structured such that any entity's liability for such fees is reasonably based on the technical assistance, goods, or services provided to the entity by the agency, and such fees shall be credited to this account, to remain available until expended, without further appropriation, for providing such assistance, goods, or services.

Buildings and Facilities[edit]

For plans, construction, repair, preventive maintenance, environmental support, improvement, extension, alteration, and purchase of fixed equipment or facilities, as authorized by 7 U.S.C. 2250, and acquisition of land as authorized by 7 U.S.C. 428a, $4,712,000, to remain available until expended.

Agricultural Marketing Service[edit]

Marketing Services[edit]

For necessary expenses of the Agricultural Marketing Service, $91,148,000:
Provided, That this appropriation shall be available pursuant to law (7 U.S.C. 2250) for the alteration and repair of buildings and improvements, but the cost of altering any one building during the fiscal year shall not exceed 10 percent of the current replacement value of the building.
Fees may be collected for the cost of standardization activities, as established by regulation pursuant to law (31 U.S.C. 9701).

Limitation on Administrative Expenses[edit]

Not to exceed $64,583,000 (from fees collected) shall be obligated during the current fiscal year for administrative expenses:
Provided, That if crop size is understated and/or other uncontrollable events occur, the agency may exceed this limitation by up to 10 percent with notification to the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress.

Funds for Strengthening Markets, Income, and Supply (Section 32)[edit]

(Including Transfers of Funds)
Funds available under section 32 of the Act of August 24, 1935 (7 U.S.C. 612c), shall be used only for commodity program expenses as authorized therein, and other related operating expenses, including $10,000,000 for replacement of a system to support commodity purchases, except for:
(1) transfers to the Department of Commerce as authorized by the Fish and Wildlife Act of August 8, 1956;
(2) transfers otherwise provided in this Act; and
(3) not more than $20,056,000 for formulation and administration of marketing agreements and orders pursuant to the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937 and the Agricultural Act of 1961.

Payments to States and Possessions[edit]

For payments to departments of agriculture, bureaus and departments of markets, and similar agencies for marketing activities under section 204(b) of the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 (7 U.S.C. 1623(b)), $1,334,000.

Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration[edit]

Salaries and Expenses[edit]

For necessary expenses of the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration, $41,964,000:
Provided, That this appropriation shall be available pursuant to law (7 U.S.C. 2250) for the alteration and repair of buildings and improvements, but the cost of altering any one building during the fiscal year shall not exceed 10 percent of the current replacement value of the building.

Limitation on Inspection and Weighing Services Expenses[edit]

Not to exceed $42,463,000 (from fees collected) shall be obligated during the current fiscal year for inspection and weighing services:
Provided, That if grain export activities require additional supervision and oversight, or other uncontrollable factors occur, this limitation may be exceeded by up to 10 percent with notification to the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress.

Office of the Under Secretary for Food Safety[edit]

For necessary expenses of the Office of the Under Secretary for Food Safety, $813,000.

Food Safety and Inspection Service[edit]

For necessary expenses to carry out services authorized by the Federal Meat Inspection Act, the Poultry Products Inspection Act, and the Egg Products Inspection Act, including not to exceed $50,000 for representation allowances and for expenses pursuant to section 8 of the Act approved August 3, 1956 (7 U.S.C. 1766), $1,018,520,000; and in addition, $1,000,000 may be credited to this account from fees collected for the cost of laboratory accreditation as authorized by section 1327 of the Food, Agriculture, Conservation and Trade Act of 1990 (7 U.S.C. 138f):
Provided, That funds provided for the Public Health Data Communication Infrastructure system shall remain available until expended:
Provided further, That no fewer than 140 full-time equivalent positions shall be employed during fiscal year 2010 for purposes dedicated solely to inspections and enforcement related to the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act:
Provided further, That of the amount available under this heading, $3,000,000 shall be obligated to maintain the Humane Animal Tracking System as part of the Public Health Data Communication Infrastructure System:
Provided further, That this appropriation shall be available pursuant to law (7 U.S.C. 2250) for the alteration and repair of buildings and improvements, but the cost of altering any one building during the fiscal year shall not exceed 10 percent of the current replacement value of the building.

Office of the Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services[edit]

For necessary expenses of the Office of the Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services, $895,000.

Farm Service Agency[edit]

Salaries and Expenses[edit]

(Including Transfers of Funds)
For necessary expenses of the Farm Service Agency, $1,253,777,000:
Provided, That the Secretary is authorized to use the services, facilities, and authorities (but not the funds) of the Commodity Credit Corporation to make program payments for all programs administered by the Agency:
Provided further, That other funds made available to the Agency for authorized activities may be advanced to and merged with this account:
Provided further, That funds made available to county committees shall remain available until expended.

State Mediation Grants[edit]

For grants pursuant to section 502(b) of the Agricultural Credit Act of 1987, as amended (7 U.S.C. 5101–5106), $4,369,000.

Grassroots Source Water Protection Program[edit]

For necessary expenses to carry out wellhead or groundwater protection activities under section 1240O of the Food Security Act of 1985 (16 U.S.C. 3839bb–2), $5,000,000, to remain available until expended.

Dairy Indemnity Program[edit]

(Including Transfers of Funds)
For necessary expenses involved in making indemnity payments to dairy farmers and manufacturers of dairy products under a dairy indemnity program, such sums as may be necessary, to remain available until expended:
Provided, That such program is carried out by the Secretary in the same manner as the dairy indemnity program described in the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2001 (Public Law 106-387, 114 Stat. 1549A–12).

Agricultural Credit Insurance Fund Program Account[edit]

(Including Transfers of Funds)
For gross obligations for the principal amount of direct and guaranteed farm ownership (7 U.S.C. 1922 et seq.) and operating (7 U.S.C. 1941 et seq.) loans, Indian tribe land acquisition loans (25 U.S.C. 488), boll weevil loans (7 U.S.C. 1989), direct and guaranteed conservation loans (7 U.S.C. 1924 et seq.), and Indian highly fractionated land loans (25 U.S.C. 488), to be available from funds in the Agricultural Credit Insurance Fund, as follows: farm ownership loans, $2,150,000,000, of which $1,500,000,000 shall be for unsubsidized guaranteed loans and $650,000,000 shall be for direct loans; operating loans, $2,670,000,000, of which $1,500,000,000 shall be for unsubsidized guaranteed loans, $170,000,000 shall be for subsidized guaranteed loans and $1,000,000,000 shall be for direct loans; Indian tribe land acquisition loans, $3,940,000; conservation loans, $150,000,000, of which $75,000,000 shall be for guaranteed loans and $75,000,000 shall be for direct loans; Indian highly fractionated land loans, $10,000,000; and for boll weevil eradication program loans, $100,000,000:
Provided, That the Secretary shall deem the pink bollworm to be a boll weevil for the purpose of boll weevil eradication program loans.
For the cost of direct and guaranteed loans, including the cost of modifying loans as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, as follows: farm ownership loans, $32,070,000, of which $5,550,000 shall be for unsubsidized guaranteed loans, and $26,520,000 shall be for direct loans; operating loans, $106,402,000, of which $35,100,000 shall be for unsubsidized guaranteed loans, $23,902,000 shall be for subsidized guaranteed loans, and $47,400,000 shall be for direct loans; conservation loans, $1,343,000, of which $278,000 shall be for guaranteed loans, and $1,065,000 shall be for direct loans; and Indian highly fractionated land loans, $793,000.
In addition, for administrative expenses necessary to carry out the direct and guaranteed loan programs, $321,093,000, of which $313,173,000 shall be transferred to and merged with the appropriation for “Farm Service Agency, Salaries and Expenses”.
Funds appropriated by this Act to the Agricultural Credit Insurance Program Account for farm ownership, operating and conservation direct loans and guaranteed loans may be transferred among these programs:
Provided, That the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress are notified at least 15 days in advance of any transfer.

Risk Management Agency[edit]

For necessary expenses of the Risk Management Agency, $80,325,000:
Provided, That the funds made available under section 522(e) of the Federal Crop Insurance Act (7 U.S.C. 1522(e)) may be used for the Common Information Management System:
Provided further, That not to exceed $1,000 shall be available for official reception and representation expenses, as authorized by 7 U.S.C. 1506(i).

CORPORATIONS[edit]

The following corporations and agencies are hereby authorized to make expenditures, within the limits of funds and borrowing authority available to each such corporation or agency and in accord with law, and to make contracts and commitments without regard to fiscal year limitations as provided by section 104 of the Government Corporation Control Act as may be necessary in carrying out the programs set forth in the budget for the current fiscal year for such corporation or agency, except as hereinafter provided.

Federal Crop Insurance Corporation Fund[edit]

For payments as authorized by section 516 of the Federal Crop Insurance Act (7 U.S.C. 1516), such sums as may be necessary, to remain available until expended.

Commodity Credit Corporation Fund[edit]

Reimbursement for Net Realized Losses[edit]
(Including Transfers of Funds)
For the current fiscal year, such sums as may be necessary to reimburse the Commodity Credit Corporation for net realized losses sustained, but not previously reimbursed, pursuant to section 2 of the Act of August 17, 1961 (15 U.S.C. 713a–11):
Provided, That of the funds available to the Commodity Credit Corporation under section 11 of the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act (15 U.S.C. 714i) for the conduct of its business with the Foreign Agricultural Service, up to $5,000,000 may be transferred to and used by the Foreign Agricultural Service for information resource management activities of the Foreign Agricultural Service that are not related to Commodity Credit Corporation business.
Hazardous Waste Management[edit]
(limitation on expenses)
For the current fiscal year, the Commodity Credit Corporation shall not expend more than $5,000,000 for site investigation and cleanup expenses, and operations and maintenance expenses to comply with the requirement of section 107(g) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (42 U.S.C. 9607(g)), and section 6001 of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (42 U.S.C. 6961).