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June 28, 2018


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Richard H. Flournoy, Deputy Administrator /s/ Richard H. Flournoy    6/28/2018


2019 Appendix III - Standard Reinsurance Agreement and Livestock Price Reinsurance Agreement

The 2019 Appendix III to the Standard Reinsurance Agreement and the Livestock Price Reinsurance Agreement (Appendix III) has been updated with approved modifications. Appendix III is available electronically via the Risk Management Agency (RMA) website.

Modifications in the 2019 Appendix III include:

Data narrative changes that included:

  • IT Security rewrite to the Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) Information and Security Standards and Guidelines, including four new supporting template files.

Regional Office Exception (ROE) Record updates:

  • Removal of the R36A “Large Claim GFP AIP Field Office” Record,
  • Modified R40 “Large Claim GFP Notice” Record, and
  • Added R41 “LCGF AIP Field Office” Record.

RMA's eDAS Web Application Decommission will take place on July 1, 2018. NO sales will be made through the RMA eDAS Web Application following the decommission. Following the July 1, 2018, decommission, all future servicing of current and prior year livestock policies must be handled through the existing eDAS Web Service.

Questions or comments regarding Appendix III content can be submitted using “comments” in the subject line to


DISPOSAL DATE: December 31, 2019

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