Editorial Notes
Prior Provisions

A prior section 3833, Pub. L. 99–198, title XII, § 1233, Dec. 23, 1985, 99 Stat. 1511, related to duties of Secretary, prior to the general amendment of this subpart by Pub. L. 107–171.


2018—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 115–334, § 2206(a)(1), inserted “, including the cost of fencing and other water distribution practices, if applicable” after “in the public interest”.

Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 115–334, § 2206(a)(2)(A), substituted “, in accordance with section 3834(d) of this title,” for “in an amount necessary to compensate” in introductory provisions.

Subsec. (a)(2)(A). Pub. L. 115–334, § 2206(a)(2)(B) inserted “, marginal pastureland,” after “cropland” and “or” at end.

Subsec. (a)(2)(B), (C). Pub. L. 115–334, § 2206(a)(2)(C), (D), redesignated subpar. (C) as (B) and struck out former subpar. (B) which read as follows: “the retirement of any base history that the owner or operator agrees to retire permanently; and”.

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 115–334, § 2206(b), added subsec. (b) and struck out former subsec. (b) which described certain activities or commercial uses that would be permitted on land subject to a contract under the conservation reserve program.

Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 115–334, § 2206(c), added subsec. (e).

2014—Pub. L. 113–79 amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section also related to duties of the Secretary.