7 U.S. Code § 1446a - Dairy products; availability through Commodity Credit Corporation

As a means of increasing the utilization of dairy products (including for purposes of this section, milk) upon the certification by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs or by the Secretary of the Army, acting for the military departments under the Department of Defense’s Single Service Purchase Assignment for Subsistence, or their duly authorized representatives that the usual quantities of dairy products have been purchased in the normal channels of trade—
(a) Secretary of Veterans Affairs; needs; report to Congress
The Commodity Credit Corporation until December 31, 1995, shall make available to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs at warehouses where dairy products are stored, such dairy products acquired under price-support programs as the Secretary of Veterans Affairs certifies that he requires in order to provide butter and cheese and other dairy products as a part of the ration in hospitals under his jurisdiction. The Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall report every six months to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the Senate and the Committee on Agriculture of the House of Representatives and the Secretary of Agriculture the amount of dairy products used under this subsection.
(b) Secretary of the Army; needs; report to Congress
The Commodity Credit Corporation until December 31, 1995, shall make available to the Secretary of the Army, at warehouses where dairy products are stored, such dairy products acquired under price-support programs as the Secretary of the Army or his duly authorized representative certifies can be utilized in order to provide additional butter and cheese and other dairy products as a part of the ration
(1) of the Army, Navy, Air Force, or Coast Guard,
(2) in hospitals under the jurisdiction of the Department of Defense, and
(3) of cadets and midshipmen at, and other personnel assigned to, the United States Merchant Marine Academy. The Secretary of the Army shall report every six months to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the Senate and the Committee on Agriculture of the House of Representatives and the Secretary of Agriculture the amount of dairy products used under this subsection.
(c) Costs
Dairy products made available under this section shall be made available without charge, except that the Secretary of the Army or the Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall pay the Commodity Credit Corporation the costs of packaging incurred in making such products so available.
(d) Dairy products available
The obligation of the Commodity Credit Corporation to make dairy products available pursuant to the above shall be limited to dairy products acquired by the Corporation through price-support operations and not disposed of under provisions
(1) and
(2) of section 1431  [1] of this title.


[1]  See References in Text note below.

Source

(Oct. 31, 1949, ch. 792, title II, § 202, as added Aug. 28, 1954, ch. 1041, title II, § 204(d),68 Stat. 900; amended Apr. 2, 1956, ch. 159, § 3,70 Stat. 87; Pub. L. 85–835, title V, § 504,Aug. 28, 1958, 72 Stat. 996; Pub. L. 87–128, title IV, § 403,Aug. 8, 1961, 75 Stat. 319; Pub. L. 87–495, June 25, 1962, 76 Stat. 109; Pub. L. 88–529, Aug. 31, 1964, 78 Stat. 736; Pub. L. 90–140, Nov. 16, 1967, 81 Stat. 464; Pub. L. 91–524, title II, § 203,Nov. 30, 1970, 84 Stat. 1361; Pub. L. 93–86, § 1(4),Aug. 10, 1973, 87 Stat. 223; Pub. L. 95–113, title II, § 204,Sept. 29, 1977, 91 Stat. 920; Pub. L. 97–98, title I, § 104,Dec. 22, 1981, 95 Stat. 1220; Pub. L. 99–198, title I, § 151,Dec. 23, 1985, 99 Stat. 1377; Pub. L. 101–624, title I, § 109,Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 3380; Pub. L. 102–54, § 13(c),June 13, 1991, 105 Stat. 274; Pub. L. 102–237, title I, § 113(9),Dec. 13, 1991, 105 Stat. 1838; Pub. L. 103–437, § 4(b),Nov. 2, 1994, 108 Stat. 4582.)
References in Text

Provisions (1) and (2) of section 1431 of this title, referred to in subsec. (d), were redesignated as subsec. (a)(1) and (2) ofsection 1431 of this title by Pub. L. 98–258, title V, § 502(1),Apr. 10, 1984, 98 Stat. 137.
Amendments

1994—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 103–437, § 4(b)(1), substituted “Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the Senate and the Committee on Agriculture of the House” for “Committees on Agriculture of the Senate and House”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 103–437, § 4(b)(2), substituted “Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the Senate and the Committee on Agriculture of the House” for “Committees on Agriculture of the Senate and the House”.
1991—Pub. L. 102–54and Pub. L. 102–237, § 113(9)(A), amended introductory provisions identically, substituting “Secretary of Veterans Affairs” for “Administrator of Veterans’ Affairs”.
Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 102–237, § 113(9)(B), substituted “Secretary of Veterans Affairs” for “Administrator” before “certifies” and “shall report”.
Pub. L. 102–54and Pub. L. 102–237, § 113(9)(A), amended subsec. (a) identically, substituting “Secretary of Veterans Affairs” for “Administrator of Veterans’ Affairs” before “at warehouses”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 102–54and Pub. L. 102–237, § 113(9)(A), amended subsec. (c) identically, substituting “Secretary of Veterans Affairs” for “Administrator of Veterans’ Affairs”.
1990—Subsecs. (a), (b). Pub. L. 101–624substituted “1995” for “1990”.
1985—Subsecs. (a), (b). Pub. L. 99–198substituted “1990” for “1985”.
1981—Subsecs. (a), (b). Pub. L. 97–98substituted “1985” for “1981”.
1977—Subsecs. (a), (b). Pub. L. 95–113substituted “1981” for “1977”.
1973—Subsecs. (a), (b). Pub. L. 93–86substituted “1977” for “1973”.
1970—Subsecs. (a), (b). Pub. L. 91–524substituted “1973” for “1970”.
1967—Subsecs. (a), (b). Pub. L. 90–140substituted “1970” for “1967”.
1964—Subsecs. (a), (b). Pub. L. 88–529substituted “1967” for “1964”.
1962—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 87–495changed requirement of a monthly report to one every six months.
1961—Subsecs. (a), (b). Pub. L. 87–128substituted “1964” for “1961”.
1958—Subsecs. (a), (b). Pub. L. 85–835substituted “1961” for “1958” and provided for receipt of surplus dairy products by Coast Guard and United States Merchant Marine Academy.
1956—Subsecs. (a), (b). Act Apr. 2, 1956, substituted “1958” for “1956”.
Effective Date of 1990 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 101–624effective beginning with 1991 crop of an agricultural commodity, with provision for prior crops, see section 1171 ofPub. L. 101–624, set out as a note under section 1421 of this title.
Effective Date of 1981 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 97–98effective Dec. 22, 1981, see section 1801 ofPub. L. 97–98, set out as an Effective Date note under section 4301 of this title.
Effective Date of 1977 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 95–113effective Oct. 1, 1977, see section 1901 ofPub. L. 95–113, set out as a note under section 1307 of this title.
Transfer of Functions

For transfer of authorities, functions, personnel, and assets of the Coast Guard, including the authorities and functions of the Secretary of Transportation relating thereto, to the Department of Homeland Security, and for treatment of related references, see sections 468 (b), 551 (d), 552 (d), and 557 of Title 6, Domestic Security, and the Department of Homeland Security Reorganization Plan of November 25, 2002, as modified, set out as a note under section 542 of Title 6.

 

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