Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 4.djvu/552

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108 STAT. 3186 PUBLIC LAW 103-354—OCT. 13, 1994 vider as payment for operating and administi^tive expenses incurred for the delivery of catastrophic risK protection. "(ii) FEES IN EXCESS OF $IOO.— Notwithstanding the authority granted to the Secretary under the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation account provisions of the Agricultural, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1995, all fees collected under this subsection in excess of $100 per producer per county shall be deposited in the crop insurance fund established under section 516(c), to be available for the programs and activities of the Corporation. "(C) WAIVER OF FEE.— The Corporation shall waive the administrative fee for limited resource farmers, as defined by the Corporation. "(6) PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENT. —^A producer may obtain catastrophic risk coverage for a crop of the producer on land in the county only if me producer obtains the coverage for the crop on all insurable kind of the producer in the county. "(7) ELIGIBILITY FOR DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS.— "(A) IN GENERAL. —To be eligible for any price support or production adjustment program, the conservation reserve program, or any benefit described in section 371 of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act, the producer must obtain at least the catastrophic level of insurance for each crop of economic significance grown on each £arm in the county in which t£e producer has an interest, if insurance is available in the county for the crop. " (B) DEFINITION OF CROP OF ECONOMIC SIGNIFICANCE. — As used in this paragraph, the term 'crop of economic significance' means a crop that has contributed, or is expected to contribute, 10 percent or more of the total expected value of all crops grown by the producer. "(8) LIMITATION DUE TO RISK.—The Corporation may limit catastrophic risk coverage in any county or area, or on any farm, on the basis of the insurance risk concerned. "(9) TRANSITIONAL COVERAGE FOR 1995 CROPS. —Effective only for a 1995 crop planted or for which insurance attached prior to January 1, 1995, the Corporation shall allow producers of the crops until not later than the end of the 180-day period beginning on the date of enactment of the Federal Crop Insurance Reform Act of 1994 to obtain catastrophic risk protection for the crop. On enactment of such Act, a producer who made timely purchases of a crop insurance policy before the date of enactment of such Act, under the provisions of this title then in efiect, shall be eligible for the same benefits to which a producer would be entitied under comparable additional coverage under subsection (c). " (10) SIMPLIFICATION.— "(A) CATASTROPHIC RISK PROTECTION PLANS.— In developing and carrying out the policies and procedures for a catastrophic risk protection plan under this title, the Corporation shall, to the maximum extent practicable, minimize the paperwork required and the complexity and