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105 STAT. 96 PUBLIC LAW 102-25—APR. 6, 1991 Crop insurance. (1) ACTIVATED RESERVIST. — The term "activated reservist" means a member of a reserve component of the Armed Forces who served or is serving on active duty during the Persian Gulf conflict pursuant to an order issued under section 672(a), 672(d), 672(g), 673, 673b, 674, 675, or 678 of title 10, United States Code. (2) FARMER PROGRAM LOAN.— The term "farmer program loan" has the same meaning given such term in section 343(a)(10) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 1991(a)(10)). (3) RESERVE COMPONENT OF THE ARMED FORCES. —The term "reserve component of the Armed Forces" means a reserve » component named in section 261(a) of title 10, United States Code. (4) SECRETARY. — The term "Secretary" means the Secretary of Agriculture. (5) OTHER TERMS.— (A) AGRICULTURAL ACT OF 1949. — The terms "crop acreage base", "producer", "program crop", and any other terms used in this title have the same meanings specifically given such terms in the Agricultural Act of 1949 (7 U.S.C. 1421 et seq.). (B) TITLE lO.—The term "active duty" has the meaning given such term in section 101 of title 10, United States Code. SEC. 382. BASE PROTECTION The Secretary shall, with respect to a producer on a farm who is an activated reservist during a crop year, provide for the protection of the producer's crop acreage base for any program crop on the farm to the extent necessary to provide fair and equitable treatment for the producer. SEC. 383. WAIVER OF MINIMUM PLANTING REQUIREMENT The producers on a farm shall be eligible for payments for a crop of rice or upland cotton under sections 101B(c)(l)(D)(i) and 103B(c)(l)(D)(i) of the Agricultural Act of 1949 (7 U.S.C. 1441- 2(c)(l)(D)(i) and 1444-2(c)(l)(D)(i), without regard to the minimum planting requirement established in sections 101B(c)(l)(D)(ii) and 103B(c)(l)(D)(ii) of such Act, if — (1) one or more of the producers on the farm is an activated reservist during any portion of the crop year; and (2) the producers on the farm satisfy all other requirements determined appropriate by the Secretary for the payments. SEC. 384. CONSERVATION REQUIREMENTS (a) TEMPORARY WAIVER AUTHORITY.—The Secretary may provide for a temporary waiver or modification of the application of subtitles A through E of title XII of the Food Security Act of 1985 (16 U.S.C. 3801 et seq.) with respect to producers on a farm who are activated reservists if— (1) the temporary waiver or modification is only for the period during which the producer is an activated reservist; (2) the Secretary determines that the temporary waiver or modification is necessary to prevent undue hardship caused as a result of the producer's service on active duty during the Persian Gulf Conflict or to provide equitable treatment for the activated reservist; and