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PUBLIC LAW 99-000—MMMM. DD, 1985

99 STAT. 1464

Regulations. 7 USC 1468.

7 USC 1469.

PUBLIC LAW 99-198—DEC. 23, 1985

scribed by the Secretary, may require any producer who seeks to establish a farm acreage base, crop acreage base, or farm program payment yield for a farm for a crop year to provide planting and production history of such farm for each of the five crop years immediately preceding such crop year. "SEC. 508. Each county committees may, in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Secretary, provide for the establishment of a farm acreage base, crop acreage base, and farm program payment yield with respect to any farm administratively located within the • county if such farm acreage base, crop acreage base, or farm program payment yield cannot otherwise be established under this title. Such bases and farm program payment yields shall be established in a fair and equitable manner, but no such bases or farm program payment yields shall be established for a farm if the producer on such farm is subject to sanctions under any provision of Federal law for cultivating highly erodible land or converted wetland. "SEC. 509. The Secretary shall establish an administrative appeal procedure which provides for an administrative review of determinations made with respect to farm acreage bases, crop acreage bases, and farm program payment yields.". Subtitle C—Honey HONEY PRICE SUPPORT

Loans.

SEC, 1041. Effective only for the 1986 through 1990 crops of honey, subsection (b) of section 201 of the Agricultural Act of 1949 (7 U.S.C. 1446) is amended to read as follows: "(b)(1) For each of the 1986 through 1990 crops of honey, the price of honey shall be supported through loans, purchases, or other operations as follows: "(A) For the 1986 crop, the loan and purchase level for honey shall be 64 cents per pound. "(B) For the 1987 crop, the loan and purchase level for honey shall be 63 cents per pound. "(C) For each of the 1988, 1989, and 1990 crops, the loan and purchase level for honey shall be the same as the level established for the preceding crop year reduced by 5 percent, except that such level may not be less than an amount equal to 75 percent of the simple average price received by producers of honey in the 5 preceding crop years, excluding the year in which the average price was the highest and the year in which the average price was the lowest in such period. "(2) The Secretary may permit a producer to repay a loan made to the producer under this subsection for a crop at a level that is the lesser of— "(A) the loan level determined for such crop; or . r "(B) such level as the Secretary determines will— "(i) minimize the number of loan forfeitures; "(ii) not result in excessive total stocks of honey; "(iii) reduce the costs incurred by the Federal Government in storing honey; and "(iv) maintain the competitiveness of honey in domestic and export markets. "(3)(A) If the Secretary determines that a person has knowingly pledged adulterated or imported honey as collateral to secure a loan