Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation: Peanut Quota Buyout Program, GAO-03-217R, B-291496, October 15, 2002
B-291496, Oct 15, 2002
This is our report on a major rule promulgated by the Department of Agriculture. It was published in the Federal Register as a final rule on October 1. Enclosed is our assessment of the CCC's compliance with the procedural steps required by section 801(a)(1)(B)(i) through (iv) of title 5 with respect to the rule. If you have any questions about this report. The official responsible for GAO evaluation work relating to the subject matter of the rule is Robert Robinson. Eligible peanut quota holders will receive about $1.3 billion in compensation for the lost value of their quotas. (ii) Agency actions relevant to the Regulatory Flexibility Act. 609 Since the final rule was not issued following a notice of proposed rulemaking.