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H.R. 4556 (100th): A bill to amend the provisions of the Agricultural Act of 1949 relating to certain cross compliance requirements under the extra long staple cotton program.


The text of the bill below is as of Jun 14, 1988 (Passed Congress).


102 STAT. 602                 PUBLIC LAW 100-331—JUNE 14, 1988
                 Public Law 100-331
                 100th Congress
                                                   An Act
 June 14, 1988   To amend the provisions of the Agricultural Act of 1949 relating to certain cross
  [H.R. 4556]          compliance requirements under the extra long staple cotton program.

                  Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
                 United States of America in Congress assembled,
                 SECTION 1. EXTENSION OF RELEASE                 FROM      CROSS-COMPLIANCE
                             REQUIREMENTS.
7 use 1444.         Section 103(h)(16)(C) of the Agricultural Act of 1949 is amended by
                 striking out "and 1988" and inserting in lieu thereof "through
                 1990".
                 SEC. 2. PROHIBITION ON INCREASES IN CROP ACREAGE BASES.
                   Section 103(h)(8)(A) of such Act is amended by—
                       (1) designating the existing subparagraph as subparagraph
                     "(A)(i)"; and
                       (2) adding at the end thereof the following new clause:
                       "(ii) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, the
                     Secretary shall ensure, under such terms and conditions as may
                     be prescribed by the Secretary, that the total of the crop acreage
                     bases established on a farm which is enrolled in a production
                     adjustment program for any commodity shall not be increased
                     as a result of the application of the provisions set forth in
                     paragraph (16)(C), as extended for the 1989 and 1990 crop.".
                   Approved June 14, 1988.




                 LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 4556:
                 HOUSE REPORTS: No. 100-643 (Comm. on Agriculture).
                 CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 134 (1988):
                     May 23, considered and passed House.
                     May 25, considered and passed Senate.