Natural Resources Conservation Service October 16, 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

NRCS Procedures for Granting Equitable Relief
Document Number: 2015-26309
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-16
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) issues its final rule implementing the equitable relief authority, and the procedures set forth in section 1613 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (the 2002 Act), relating to relief for participants for covered programs administered by NRCS. The relief applies to cases where the program participant took action to his or her detriment based on action or advice from an NRCS employee, and situations where the participant acted in good faith, but failed to fully comply with program requirements.