Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation: 2003 and 2004 Livestock Assistance Program
GAO-05-522R: Apr 14, 2005
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Department of Agriculture's Commodity Credit Corporation's (CCC) new rule on the 2003 and 2004 Livestock Assistance Program (LAP). GAO found that (1) the final rule sets forth the terms and conditions of the 2003/2004 LAP as provided for by the Military Construction Appropriations and Emergency Hurricane Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2005, and under LAP, assistance will be available to livestock producers for either 2003 or 2004 grazing losses in a county that was designated as a primary disaster county by the President or Secretary of Agriculture after January 1, 2003, for certain losses occurring through December 31, 2004; and (2) CCC complied with the applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.