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63 STAT.] 81ST CONG., 1ST SESS.-CH. 518 -AUG. 29, 1949 "(3) For any farm on which the acreage planted to cotton in any year is less than the farm acreage allotment for such year by not more than the larger of 10 per centum of the allotment or one acre, an acreage equal to the farm acreage allotment shall be deemed to be the acreage planted to cotton on such farm, and the additional acreage added to the cotton acreage history for the farm shall be added to the cotton acreage history for the county and State. "(h) Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, the county committee, upon application by the owner or operator of the farm, (1) may establish an allotment for any cotton farm acquired in 1940 or thereafter for nonfarming purposes by the United States or any State or agency thereof which has been returned to agricultural pro- duction but which is not eligible for an allotment under paragraph (1) or (2) of subsection (f) of this section, and (2) shall establish an allotment for any farm within the State owned or operated by the person from whom a cotton farm was acquired in such State in 1940 or thereafter for a governmental or other public purpose: Provided, That no allotment shall be established for any such farm unless appli- cation therefor is filed within three years after acquisition of such farm by the applicant or within three years after the enactment of this Act, whichever period is longer: And provided further, That no person shall be entitled to receive an allotment under both (1) and (2) of this subsection. The allotment so made for any such farm shall compare with the allotments established for other farms in the same area which are similar, taking into consideration the acreage allotment, if any, of the farm so acquired, the land, labor, and equipment available for the production of cotton, crop rotation practices, and the soil and other physical facilities affecting the production of cotton. Except to the extent that the production on any such farm has contributed to the county and State allotments, any allotment established pursuant to this subsection shall be in addition to the acreage allotments otherwise established for the county and State under this Act, and the production from the additional acreage so allotted shall be in addition to the national marketing quota. "(i) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, any acreage planted to cotton in excess of the farm acreage allotment shall not be taken into account in establishing State, county, and farm acreage allotments. "(j) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, State and county committees shall make available for inspection by owners or operators of farms receiving cotton acreage allotments all records pertaining to cotton acreage allotments and marketing quotas. "(k) Notwithstanding any other provision of this section except subsection (g) (1), there shall be allotted to each State for which an allotment is made under this section not less than the smaller of (A) four thousand acres or (B) the highest acreage planted to cotton in any one of the three calendar years immediately preceding the year for which the allotment is made. "(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary, in administering the provisions of Public Law 12, Seventy-ninth Con- gress, as it relates to war crops, shall carry out the provisions of such Act in the following manner: "(i) A survey shall be conducted of every farm which had a 1942 cotton acreage allotment, and of such other farms as the Secretary considers necessary in the administration of Public Law 12. This survey shall obtain for each farm the most accurate information possible on (a) the total acreage in cultivation, and (b) the acreage of individual crops planted on each farm in the years 1941, 1945, 1946, and 1947. 81939°- 50-PT . I 43 673 Establishment of al- lotments for farm ac- quired in 1940 or later. Ante, p. 672 . Filing of applica- tion. Restriction. Excess acreage. Availability of roo- ords. Minimum State al- lotment. Ante, p. 672. 59 Stat. 9. 7 U. S. C. §§1334, 1344, 1358 notes. Survey. 59Stat. 9. 7 U. S. C. §1334, 1344, 1358 notes.