Rural development, agriculture, and related agencies appropriations for 1989: hearings before a subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, second session, Part 4

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Page 129 - That this appropriation shall be available for employment pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 USC 2225), and not to exceed...
Page 202 - The purpose of this act is to promote the national welfare by improving the economic stability of agriculture through a sound system of crop insurance and providing the means for research and experience helpful in devising and establishing such insurance.
Page 124 - DEPARTMENTAL ADMINISTRATION Purpose Statement The Departmental Staff Offices provide staff support to the top policy officials of the Department and overall direction and coordination to the work of USDA's program agencies to ensure the efficient and effective management and operation of the Department. Activities carried out by Departmental Staff Offices Include: -- Overall...
Page 198 - Act; the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act; and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, among others.
Page 133 - Hearings are held in connection with prescribing of new regulations and orders, and on disciplinary complaints filed by the Department, or on petitions filed by private parties asking relief from some action of the Department. The Judicial Officer renders final administrative decisions in regulatory proceedings, and is responsible for preparing Agriculture Decisions...
Page 145 - Judges issue initial decisions and orders in adjudicatory proceedings, which become final decisions of the Secretary unless appealed to the Secretary's Judicial Officer by a party to the proceedings.
Page 129 - Agriculture, repairs and alterations, and other miscellaneous supplies and expenses not otherwise provided for and necessary for the practical and efficient work of the Department...
Page 540 - To promote the knowledge of cooperative principles and practices and to cooperate, in promoting such knowledge, with educational and marketing agencies, cooperative associations, and others. (7) To make such special studies, in the United States and foreign countries, and to acquire and disseminate such information and findings as may be useful in the development and practice of cooperation.
Page 468 - Also, in each county insurance coverages and premium rates are broken down by areas to reflect variation in productivity and in risk of loss. Crop insurance coverages must be established and maintained for each crop in each county.
Page 540 - To acquire, analyze, and disseminate economic, statistical, and historical information regarding the progress, organization, and business methods of cooperative associations in the United States and foreign countries.

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