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PUBLIC LAW 99-000—MMMM. DD, 1985

99 STAT. 1460

PUBLIC LAW 99-198—DEC. 23, 1985

(1) of the practice of offsetting the quantity of winter and spring wheat of a producer for the purpose of determining the amount of benefits due such producer under a policy insured under the Federal Crop Insurance Act (7 U.S.C. 1501 et seq.); and ' ^^ "'^ ' (2) of the feasibility and desirpbility of including winterkill of winter wheat as a loss covered by crop insurance under such Act. Report. (b) Not later than 180 days after the date of enactment of this Act, Regulations. the Secretary shall report to the Committee on Agriculture of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the Senate on the results of the study conducted under subsection (a), together with any recommendations for any legislation or regulations necessary to rectify any inequities identified in such study. ,.,,, •



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SEC. 1023. (a) Subsection (c) of section 1006 of the Agriculture and Food Act of 1981 (7 U.S.C. 4102(c)) is amended to read as follows: "(c) A person may serve as a member of the Board for one or more terms.". (b) Section 1014 of such Act (7 U.S.C. 4110) is amended by striking out "1985" and inserting in lieu thereof "1990".





SEC. 1024. Section 423(a) of the Agricultural Act of 1949 (7 U.S.C. 1433b) is amended by striking out all after "the Commodity Credit Corporation" and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "the Corporation may, under terms and conditions established by the Secretary, make its accumulated stocks of agricultural commodities available, at no cost or reduced cost, to encourage the purchase of such commodities for the production of liquid fuels and agricultural commodity byproducts. In carrying out the program established by this section, the Secretary shall ensure, insofar as possible, that any use of agricultural commodities made available be made in such manner as to encourage increased use and avoid displacing usual marketings of agricultural commodities.". SUBTITLE B—UNIFORM BASE ACREAGE AND YIELD PROVISIONS 1 ACREAGE BASE AND PROGRAM YIELD SYSTEM FOR THE WHEAT, FEED " ? GRAIN, UPLAND COTTON, AND RICE PROGRAMS

SEC. 1031. Effective for the 1986 through 1990 crops of wheat, feed grains, upland cotton, and rice, the Agricultural Act of 1949 (7 U.S.C. 1421 et seq.) is amended by inserting after title IV the following new title: "TITLE V—ACREAGE BASE AND PROGRAM YIELD SYSTEM FOR THE WHEAT, FEED GRAIN, UPLAND COTTON, AND RICE PROGRAMS 7 USC 1461.

"SEC. 501. The purpose of this title is to prescribe a system for establishing farm and crop acreage bases and program yields for the