7 U.S. Code § 1736h - Congressional consultation on bilateral commodity supply agreements

As soon as practicable before the Government of the United States enters into any bilateral international agreement, other than a treaty, involving a commitment on the part of the United States to assure access by a foreign country or instrumentality thereof to United States agricultural commodities or products thereof on a commercial basis, the President is encouraged to notify and consult with the appropriate committees of Congress for the purpose of setting forth in detail the terms of and reasons for negotiating such agreement.


(Pub. L. 97–98, title XII, § 1202,Dec. 22, 1981, 95 Stat. 1275.)

Section was enacted as part of the Agriculture and Food Act of 1981, and not as part of the Food for Peace Act which comprises this chapter.
Effective Date

Section effective Dec. 22, 1981, see section 1801 ofPub. L. 97–98, set out as a note under section 4301 of this title.

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