7 U.S. Code § 1736–1 - Special Assistant for Agricultural Trade and Food Assistance
The President shall appoint a Special Assistant to the President for Agricultural Trade and Food Assistance (hereinafter in this section referred to as the “Special Assistant”). The President shall appoint the initial Special Assistant not later than May 1, 1986.
The Special Assistant shall serve in the Executive Office of the President.
Compensation for the Special Assistant shall be fixed by the President at an annual rate of basic pay of not less than the rate applicable to positions in level III of the Executive Schedule.
Level III of the Executive Schedule, referred to in subsec. (d), is set out in section 5314 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.
Section was enacted as part of the Food Security Act of 1985, and not as part of the Food for Peace Act which comprises this chapter.
1990—Subsec. (c)(9)(B), (C). Pub. L. 101–624 redesignated subpar. (C) as (B) and struck out former subpar. (B) which required that report contain identification of at least 15 target countries most likely to emerge as growth markets for commodities in next 5 to 10 years.
1986—Pub. L. 99–260, § 4(a)(1)(A), substituted “Food Assistance” for “Food Aid” in section catchline.
Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 99–260, § 4(a)(1)(B), (b), substituted “Food Assistance” for “Food Aid” and inserted provision that the President appoint the initial Special Assistant not later than May 1, 1986.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 99–260, § 4(d), amended subsec. (d) generally, substituting provision relating to compensation of the Special Assistant for provision relating to additional required functions of the Special Assistant.
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