7 U.S. Code § 6952 - Multiagency task force
Multiagency task force
(a) In general
(b) CompositionThe Task Force shall be composed of at least 4 members, including—
(1) a representative from the Food Distribution Division of the Food and Nutrition Service, who shall—
be appointed by the Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services; and
at least 1 representative from the Agricultural Marketing Service, who shall be appointed by the Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs;
at least 1 representative from the Food Safety and Inspection Service, who shall be appointed by the Under Secretary for Food Safety.
(1) In generalThe Task Force shall be responsible for evaluation and monitoring of the commodity programs to ensure that the commodity programs meet the mission of the Department—
to support the United States farm sector; and
(2) Specific dutiesIn carrying out paragraph (1), the Task Force shall—
review and make recommendations regarding the specifications used for the procurement of food commodities;
review and make recommendations regarding the efficient and effective distribution of food commodities; and
(d) ReportsNot later than 1 year after February 7, 2014, and annually thereafter, the Secretary shall submit to Congress a report that describes, for the period covered by the report—
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