Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation:
Agricultural Disaster and Market Assistance
OGC-00-36, Jun 21, 2000
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Commodity Credit Corporation's (CCC) major rule on the distribution of Agricultural Disaster and Market Assistance. GAO noted that: (1) the interim and final rules, in part, implement statutory provisions related to cottonseed market loss, a competitiveness program for extra long staple cotton, warehouse-stored tobacco loss assistance, pasture recovery, oilseeds marketing loss, livestock disaster assistance for contract growers and emergency assistance for Harney County, Oregon; and (2) CCC complied with applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.