7 U.S. Code § 1727a - Eligible countries
That the daily per capita calorie consumption of the country is less than 2300 calories.
That the country cannot meet its food security requirements through domestic production or imports due to a shortage of foreign exchange earnings.
A prior section 302 of act July 10, 1954, ch. 469, title III, 68 Stat. 458, which amended section 1431 of this title, was renumbered section 309 by Pub. L. 95–88, title II, § 211(a)(1), Aug. 3, 1977, 91 Stat. 548.
1990—Pub. L. 101–624 amended section generally, substituting present provisions for provisions setting out criteria for eligibility of developing countries for distribution of commodities, minimum aggregate value of agreements for such distribution, waiver of minimum, and participatory requirements.
1985—Subsec. (c)(1)(C). Pub. L. 99–198 substituted “10” for “15” percent.
Subsec. (c)(4). Pub. L. 99–83 inserted “and of United States nonprofit voluntary agencies and cooperatives”.
1979—Subsec. (c)(4). Pub. L. 96–53 added par. (4).
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