Department of Agriculture, Commodity Credit Corporation: 2002 Farm Bill Regulations--Cooperative Marketing Associations; Cotton; Dairy; Honey, GAO-03-245R, B-291576, December 4, 2002
B-291576, Dec 4, 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 18. 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. Our review indicates that the CCC complied with the applicable requirements 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. HONEY" (RIN: 0560-AG72) (i) Cost-benefit analysis CCC estimates that outlays for marketing loans are projected at $1.2 billion for upland cotton in fiscal year (FY) 2003 but will decline to $0.4 million in FY 2007.