Federal Crop Insurance Corporation 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Various Crop Provisions
Document Number: 2016-27720
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-11-23
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) amends the Small Grains Crop Insurance Provisions, Cotton Crop Insurance Provisions, Extra Long Staple Cotton Crop Insurance Provisions, Sunflower Seed Crop Insurance Provisions, Sugar Beet Crop Insurance Provisions, Hybrid Sorghum Seed Crop Insurance Provisions, Coarse Grains Crop Insurance Provisions, Safflower Crop Insurance Provisions, Popcorn Crop Insurance Provisions, Peanut Crop Insurance Provisions, Onion Crop Insurance Provisions, Tobacco Crop Insurance Provisions, Green Pea Crop Insurance Provisions, Dry Pea Crop Insurance Provisions, Rice Crop Insurance Provisions, Northern Potato Crop Insurance Provisions, Central and Southern Potato Crop Insurance Provisions, Dry Bean Crop Insurance Provisions, Hybrid Seed Corn Crop Insurance Provisions, Processing Sweet Corn Crop Provisions, Processing Bean Crop Insurance Provisions, Canola and Rapeseed Crop Insurance Provisions, Millet Crop Insurance Provisions, and Mustard Crop Insurance Provisions. The purpose of this final rule with comment is to update prevented planting coverage levels through the actuarial documents to improve actuarial considerations and coverage offered, program integrity, and to reduce vulnerability to program fraud, waste, and abuse. The changes to the Crop Provisions made in this rule are applicable for the 2017 and succeeding crop years for all crops with a 2017 contract change date on or after the effective date of the rule, and for the 2018 and succeeding crop years for all crops with a 2017 contract change date prior to the effective date of the rule.
Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection-Subpart U-Ineligibility for Programs Under the Federal Crop Insurance Act
Document Number: 2016-22579
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-20
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
This notice announces a public comment period on the information collection requests (ICRs) associated with the Subpart U Ineligibility for Programs under the Federal Crop Insurance Act.
Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection-Area Risk Protection Insurance
Document Number: 2016-22577
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-20
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
This notice announces a public comment period on the information collection requests (ICRs) associated with the Area Risk Protection Insurance.
Submission of Policies, Provisions of Policies, Rates of Premium, and Non-Reinsured Supplemental Policies
Document Number: 2016-18743
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-12
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) finalizes the General Administrative RegulationSubpart VSubmission of Policies, Provisions of Policies, Rates of Premium, and Non-Reinsured Supplemental Policies. The intended effect of this action is to incorporate legislative changes to the Federal Crop Insurance Act (Act) stemming from the Agricultural Act of 2014, clarify existing regulations, lessen the burden on submitters of crop insurance policies, provisions of policies, or rates of premium under section 508(h) of the Act, provide guidance on the submission and payment for concept proposals under section 522 of the Act, provide provisions for submission and approval of index-based weather plans of insurance as authorized by section 523(i) of the Act, and to incorporate changes that are consistent with those made in the Common Crop Insurance Policy Basic Provisions (Basic Provisions).
Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Basic Provisions
Document Number: 2016-18751
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-09
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
This document contains a correction to the link in the definition of ``limited resource farmer'' that is currently provided in the CFR.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Texas Citrus Fruit Crop Insurance Provisions; Correction
Document Number: 2016-18748
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-09
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
This document contains corrections to the final regulation which was published June 13, 2016 (81 FR 38061-38067). The regulation, as here pertinent, related to the insurance of Texas Citrus Fruit.
General Administrative Regulations; Catastrophic Risk Protection Endorsement; Area Risk Protection Insurance Regulations; and the Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Basic Provisions
Document Number: 2016-15327
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-06-30
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) finalizes the General Administrative RegulationsIneligibility for Programs under the Federal Crop Insurance Act, the Catastrophic Risk Protection Endorsement, the Area Risk Protection Insurance Regulations, and the Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Basic Provisions to revise those provisions affected by changes mandated by the Agricultural Act of 2014 (commonly referred to as the 2014 Farm Bill), enacted on February 7, 2014.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Basic Provisions
Document Number: 2016-14735
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-06-22
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) amends the Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Basic Provisions. The intended effect of this action is to provide policy changes and to clarify existing policy provisions to better meet the needs of policyholders. Issues have arisen regarding: The qualifications for double cropping; and when it is practical to replant. This rule addresses those issues.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Texas Citrus Fruit Crop Insurance Provisions
Document Number: 2016-13770
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-06-13
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) finalizes the Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Texas Citrus Fruit Crop Insurance Provisions, to provide policy changes to better meet the needs of policyholders, to clarify existing policy provisions, and to reduce vulnerability to program fraud, waste, and abuse. Specifically, this final rule modifies or clarifies certain definitions, clarifies unit establishment, clarifies substantive provisions for consistency with terminology changes, modifies the insured causes of loss, clarifies required timing for loss notices, modifies portions of loss calculation formulas, and addresses potential misinterpretations or ambiguity related to these issues. The changes will be effective for the 2018 and succeeding crop years.
Common Crop Insurance Regulations; Texas Citrus Fruit Crop Insurance Provisions
Document Number: 2015-32951
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-01-12
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) proposes to amend the Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Texas Citrus Fruit Crop Insurance Provisions. The intended effect of this action is to provide policy changes to better meet the needs of policyholders, to clarify existing policy provisions, and to reduce vulnerability to program fraud, waste, and abuse. Specifically, this proposed rule intends to modify or clarify certain definitions, clarify unit establishment, clarify substantive provisions for consistency with terminology changes, modify the insured causes of loss, clarify required timing for loss notices, modify portions of loss calculation formulas, and address potential misinterpretations or ambiguity related to these issues. The proposed changes will be effective for the 2018 and succeeding crop years.