7 U.S. Code § 2036 - Availability of commodities for emergency food assistance program

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(a) Purchase of commodities
(1) In general
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.
(2) Amounts
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
(3) preferences of recipients.

Source

(Pub. L. 88–525, § 27, as added Pub. L. 104–193, title VIII, § 871(g),Aug. 22, 1996, 110 Stat. 2346; amended Pub. L. 107–171, title IV, § 4126(a),May 13, 2002, 116 Stat. 328; Pub. L. 110–234, title IV, § 4201(a),May 22, 2008, 122 Stat. 1120; Pub. L. 110–246, § 4(a), title IV, § 4201(a),June 18, 2008, 122 Stat. 1664, 1882; Pub. L. 113–79, title IV, §§ 4027(a), 4030(m),Feb. 7, 2014, 128 Stat. 812, 814.)
Codification

Pub. L. 110–234and Pub. L. 110–246made identical amendments to this section. The amendments by Pub. L. 110–234were repealed by section 4(a) ofPub. L. 110–246.
Amendments

2014—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 113–79, § 4030(m), made technical amendment to reference in original act which appears in text as reference to section 7515 of this title.
Pub. L. 113–79, § 4027(a)(1), substituted “2014 through 2018” for “2008 through 2012”.
Subsec. (a)(2)(C). Pub. L. 113–79, § 4027(a)(2)(B)(i), substituted “2018” for “2012”.
Subsec. (a)(2)(D), (E). Pub. L. 113–79, § 4027(a)(2)(A), (B)(ii), (C), added subpars. (D) and (E).
Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 113–79, § 4027(a)(3), added par. (3).
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”.
Effective Date of 2008 Amendment

Amendment of this section and repeal of Pub. L. 110–234by Pub. L. 110–246effective May 22, 2008, the date of enactment of Pub. L. 110–234, except as otherwise provided, see section 4 ofPub. L. 110–246, set out as an Effective Date note under section 8701 of this title.
Amendment by section 4201(a) ofPub. L. 110–246effective Oct. 1, 2008, see section 4407 ofPub. L. 110–246, set out as a note under section 1161 of Title 2, The Congress.
Effective Date of 2002 Amendment

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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7 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 20362014113-79 [Sec.] 4030(m)128 Stat. 814
§ 20362014113-79 [Sec.] 4027(a)128 Stat. 812

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7 CFR - Agriculture

7 CFR Part 253 - ADMINISTRATION OF THE FOOD DISTRIBUTION PROGRAM FOR HOUSEHOLDS ON INDIAN RESERVATIONS

7 CFR Part 271 - GENERAL INFORMATION AND DEFINITIONS

7 CFR Part 272 - REQUIREMENTS FOR PARTICIPATING STATE AGENCIES

7 CFR Part 273 - CERTIFICATION OF ELIGIBLE HOUSEHOLDS

7 CFR Part 274 - ISSUANCE AND USE OF PROGRAM BENEFITS

7 CFR Part 275 - PERFORMANCE REPORTING SYSTEM

7 CFR Part 276 - STATE AGENCY LIABILITIES AND FEDERAL SANCTIONS

7 CFR Part 277 - PAYMENTS OF CERTAIN ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS OF STATE AGENCIES

7 CFR Part 278 - PARTICIPATION OF RETAIL FOOD STORES, WHOLESALE FOOD CONCERNS AND INSURED FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

7 CFR Part 279 - ADMINISTRATIVE AND JUDICIAL REVIEW—FOOD RETAILERS AND FOOD WHOLESALERS

7 CFR Part 280 - EMERGENCY FOOD ASSISTANCE FOR VICTIMS OF DISASTERS

7 CFR Part 281 - ADMINISTRATION OF THE FOOD STAMP PROGRAM ON INDIAN RESERVATIONS

7 CFR Part 282 - DEMONSTRATION, RESEARCH, AND EVALUATION PROJECTS

7 CFR Part 283 - APPEALS OF QUALITY CONTROL (“QC”) CLAIMS

7 CFR Part 285 - PROVISION OF A NUTRITION ASSISTANCE GRANT FOR THE COMMONWEALTH OF PUERTO RICO

 

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