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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-546—OCT. 28, 1988

102 STAT. 2731

and administration of the crop insurance program established under the Federal Crop Insurance Act (7 U.S.C. 1501 et seq.) (in this Act referred to as the "program"), as provided in section 5. SEC. 4. MEMBERSHIP OF COMMISSION.

(a) IN GENERAL.—The Commission shall be composed of 25 members, 21 of whom shall be voting members and 4 of whom shall be nonvoting members. (b) VOTING MEMBERS.—The 21 voting members of the Commission shall be the Manager of the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation and 20 other members who shall be appointed by the Secretary, as follows: (1) APPOINTEES,—Within 30 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall appoint to the Commission— (A) 4 individuals who will represent the views of the companies (or managing general agencies which write crop insurance through other companies) that— (i) have a 1989 reinsurance agreement under the Federal Crop Insurance Act; and (ii) for the 1987 crop year, wrote the greatest dollar volume of federally reinsured crop insurance; (B) 2 individuals who will represent the views of companies writing lesser dollar volumes of federally reinsured crop insurance, and 1 of whom will represent the views of the companies writing Federal crop insurance whose primary business is the writing of crop insurance for losses due to hail; (C) 2 individuals who will represent the views of the 2 largest agencies selling non-reinsured Federal crop insurance; (D) 2 individuals who will represent the views of national organizations of insurance agents; (E) 1 individual who will represent the views of the largest national association representing wheat producers; (F) 1 individual who will represent the views of the largest national association representing corn producers; (G) 1 individual who will represent the views of the largest national association representing cotton producers; > (H) 1 individual who will represent the views of the largest national association representing soybean producers; (I) 3 individuals who will represent the views of the 3 largest national general farm organizations; and (J) 3 individuals who will represent the views of producers of fruits, vegetables, specialty crops, and other crops not specified in subparagraph (E), (F), (G), or (H). '

(2) CONSIDERATION OF NOMINATIONS.—

(A) In making appointments under subparagraph (A) of p a r a ^ a p h (1), the Secretary shall consider nominations submitted by the 4 companies described in such subparagraph. (B) In making appointments under subparagraphs (B), (C), and (D) of paragraph (1), the Secretary shall consider nominations submitted by the organizations and associations representing the insurance companies and agents that participate in the program.

7 USC 1508 note.