7 U.S. Code § 1736o–1 - McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program
Assistance may be provided under this section to private voluntary organizations, cooperatives, intergovernmental organizations, governments of developing countries and their agencies, and other organizations.
The Food and Nutrition Service of the Department of Agriculture may provide technical advice on the establishment of programs under subsection (b)(1) and on implementation of the programs in the field in recipient countries.
The Secretary is urged to engage existing international food aid coordinating mechanisms to ensure multilateral commitments to, and participation in, programs similar to programs supported under this section.
The Secretary shall annually submit to the Committee on International Relations and the Committee on Agriculture of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the Senate a report on the commitments and activities of governments, including the United States government, in the global effort to reduce child hunger and increase school attendance.
The Secretary is urged to encourage the support and active involvement of the private sector, foundations, and other individuals and organizations in programs assisted under this section.
The requirement of section 1733(a) of this title applies with respect to the availability of commodities under this section.
Of the funds of the Commodity Credit Corporation, the Secretary shall use to carry out this section $84,000,000 for fiscal year 2009, to remain available until expended.
There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as are necessary to carry out this section for each of fiscal years 2008 through 2018.
Funds made available to carry out this section may be used to pay the administrative expenses of the Department of Agriculture or any other Federal agency assisting in the implementation of this section.
2014—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 113–79, § 3204(b), struck out “to” after “shall” in introductory provisions.
Subsec. (l)(2). Pub. L. 113–79, § 3204(a), substituted “2018” for “2012”.
2008—Subsecs. (b), (c)(2)(B). Pub. L. 110–246, § 3106(1), substituted “Secretary” for “President” in introductory provisions.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 110–246, § 3106(2), substituted “The Secretary shall” for “The President shall designate 1 or more Federal agencies” in introductory provisions.
Subsec. (f)(1). Pub. L. 110–246, § 3106(1), substituted “Secretary” for “President” in introductory provisions.
Subsec. (f)(2). Pub. L. 110–246, § 3106(3), substituted “Secretary” for “implementing agency” in introductory provisions.
Subsecs. (h), (i). Pub. L. 110–246, § 3106(1), substituted “Secretary” for “President” wherever appearing.
Subsec. (l)(1). Pub. L. 110–246, § 3106(4)(A), added par. (1) and struck out former par. (1). Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “Of the funds of the Commodity Credit Corporation, the Secretary shall use $100,000,000 for fiscal year 2003 to carry out this section.”
Pub. L. 110–246, § 3106(1), substituted “Secretary” for “President”.
Subsec. (l)(2). Pub. L. 110–246, § 3106(4)(B), substituted “2008 through 2012” for “2004 through 2007”.
Subsec. (l)(3). Pub. L. 110–246, § 3106(4)(C), substituted “the Department of Agriculture or any other Federal agency assisting” for “any Federal agency implementing or assisting”.
Committee on International Relations of House of Representatives changed to Committee on Foreign Affairs of House of Representatives by House Resolution No. 6, One Hundred Tenth Congress, Jan. 5, 2007.
Memorandum for the Secretary of Agriculture
Effective upon the publication of this memorandum in the Federal Register, there is established the program relating to food for education and child nutrition authorized by subsection 3107(b) of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (Public Law 107–171) (7 U.S.C. 17360–1 [1736o–1]). Pursuant to subsection 3107(d) of the Act, the Department of Agriculture is designated to take actions specified in that subsection. The authorities and duties of the President under section 3107 (except the authority to designate under 3107(d)) are delegated to the Secretary of Agriculture.
In the implementation of a program for which section 3107 provides, the Secretary of Agriculture shall consult as appropriate with the Food Policy Assistance Council established by section 3 of Executive Order 12752 of February 25, 1991, as amended [7 U.S.C. 1691 note], and such heads of Federal departments and agencies as the Secretary determines appropriate.
You are authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register.
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