From amounts made available to carry out this chapter, for each of the fiscal years 2014 through 2018, the Secretary shall purchase a dollar amount described in paragraph (2) of a variety of nutritious and useful commodities of the types that the Secretary has the authority to acquire through the Commodity Credit Corporation or under section
612c of this title and distribute the commodities to States for distribution in accordance with section
7515 of this title.
The Secretary shall use to carry out paragraph (1)—
(A)for fiscal year 2008, $190,000,000;
(B)for fiscal year 2009, $250,000,000;
(C)for each of fiscal years 2010 through 2018, the dollar amount of commodities specified in subparagraph (B) adjusted by the percentage by which the thrifty food plan has been adjusted under section
2012(u)(4) of this title between June 30, 2008, and June 30 of the immediately preceding fiscal year;
(D)for each of fiscal years 2015 through 2018, the sum obtained by adding the total dollar amount of commodities specified in subparagraph (C) and—
(i)for fiscal year 2015, $50,000,000;
(ii)for fiscal year 2016, $40,000,000;
(iii)for fiscal year 2017, $20,000,000; and
(iv)for fiscal year 2018, $15,000,000; and
(E)for fiscal year 2019 and each subsequent fiscal year, the total dollar amount of commodities specified in subparagraph (D)(iv) adjusted by the percentage by which the thrifty food plan has been adjusted under section
2012(u)(4) of this title to reflect changes between June 30, 2017, and June 30 of the immediately preceding fiscal year.
(3) Funds availability
For purposes of the funds described in this subsection, the Secretary shall—
(A)make the funds available for 2 fiscal years; and
(B)allow States to carry over unexpended balances to the next fiscal year pursuant to such terms and conditions as are determined by the Secretary.
(b) Basis for commodity purchases
In purchasing commodities under subsection (a) of this section, the Secretary shall, to the extent practicable and appropriate, make purchases based on—
(1)agricultural market conditions;
(2)preferences and needs of States and distributing agencies; and
2008—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 110–246, § 4201(a), reenacted subsec. heading without change, designated existing provisions as par. (1), inserted par. heading, substituted “for each of the fiscal years 2008 through 2012, the Secretary shall purchase a dollar amount described in paragraph (2)” for “for each of fiscal years 2002 through 2007, the Secretary shall purchase $140,000,000”, and added par. (2).
2002—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 107–171substituted “2002 through 2007” for “1997 through 2002” and “$140,000,000” for “$100,000,000”.
Pub. L. 107–171, title IV, § 4126(b),May 13, 2002, 116 Stat. 328, provided that: “The amendments made by this section amending this section] take effect on October 1, 2001.”
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