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7 U.S. Code § 1727c - Direct uses or sales of commodities

Agricultural commodities provided to a least developed country under this section—
(1) may be used in such country for—
direct feeding programs, including programs that include activities that deal directly with the special health needs of children and mothers consistent with section 2151b(c)(2) of title 22, relating to the Child Survival Fund; or
the development of emergency food reserves; or
may be sold in such country by the government of the country or the Administrator (or their designees) as provided in the agreement, and the proceeds of such sale used in accordance with this subchapter.
(July 10, 1954, ch. 469, title III, § 304, as added Pub. L. 95–88, title II, § 211(a)(2), Aug. 3, 1977, 91 Stat. 550; amended Pub. L. 95–424, title II, § 202, Oct. 6, 1978, 92 Stat. 955; Pub. L. 101–624, title XV, § 1512, Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 3642.)
Editorial Notes
Prior Provisions

A prior section 304 of act July 10, 1954, ch. 469, title III, 68 Stat. 459, enacted section 1693 of this title, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 89–808, § 2(D), Nov. 11, 1966, 80 Stat. 1535.


1990—Pub. L. 101–624 amended section generally, substituting present provisions for provisions relating to furnishing of credit by Commodity Credit Corporation to participating country for purchase of commodities, payment by recipient government, waiver of requirements to meet humanitarian or developmental objectives, and payment of freight charges of relatively least developed countries.

1978—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 95–424 added subsec. (d).

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 1990 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 101–624 effective Jan. 1, 1991, see section 1513 of Pub. L. 101–624, set out as a note under section 1691 of this title.

Effective Date of 1978 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 95–424 effective Oct. 1, 1978, see section 605 of Pub. L. 95–424, set out as a note under section 2151 of Title 22, Foreign Relations and Intercourse.

Effective Date

Section effective Oct. 1, 1977, see section 215 of Pub. L. 95–88, set out as an Effective Date of 1977 Amendment note under section 1702 of this title.