Editorial Notes

2018—Subsec. (b)(6). Pub. L. 115–334 substituted “storage, distribution, and program implementation costs to use the commodities” for “storage and distribution costs”.

2008—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 110–246, § 3014(b)(1), struck out “(that have been determined to be available under section 1731(a) of this title)” after “commodities”.

Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 110–246, § 3016, inserted “, including the costs of carrying out section 1736g–2 of this title” before semicolon at end.

1996—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 104–127, § 215(1), substituted “may” for “shall” after “Corporation”.

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 104–127, § 215(2)(A), in introductory provisions, substituted “subchapters III and III–A” for “this chapter”.

Subsec. (b)(4). Pub. L. 104–127, § 215(2)(B), added par. (4) and struck out former par. (4) which read as follows: “the ocean freight charges from United States ports to designated ports of entry abroad;”.

1991—Subsec. (b)(5)(D). Pub. L. 102–237 substituted “time” for “items”.

1990—Pub. L. 101–624 amended section generally, substituting present provisions for provisions authorizing appropriations and authorizing the President to administer a program of farmer-to-farmer assistance, enter into agreements or make grants to train farmers in recipient countries, seek exchange of farm youth and farm leaders with developing countries, conduct research in tropical and subtropical agriculture, coordinate program with other foreign assistance programs, establish conditions for eligibility in farmer-to-farmer program, and pay costs of program through use of foreign currencies accruing from sale of commodities.

Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 101–508 added subsec. (d).

1975—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 94–161, § 214(1), substituted “the President” for “the Secretary of Agriculture”.

Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 94–161, § 214(2), struck out “through existing agencies of the Department of Agriculture” after “establish and administer”.

Subsec. (a)(5). Pub. L. 94–161, § 214(3), substituted “with other foreign assistance activities of the United States” for “with the activities of the Peace Corps, the Agency for International Development, and other agencies of the United States and to assign, upon agreement with such agencies, such persons to work with and under the administration of such agencies: Provided, That nothing in this section shall be construed to infringe upon the powers or functions of the Secretary of State”.

1966—Pub. L. 89–808 substituted food production assistance provisions for provision respecting applicability of other laws, now provided for by section 1707(d) of this title.

1962—Pub. L. 87–703 made section 1701(b) and (c) applicable to this subchapter.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 2008 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 110–246 effective May 22, 2008, see section 4(b) of Pub. L. 110–246, set out as an Effective Date note under section 8701 of this title.

Effective Date of 1990 Amendments

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.

Amendment by Pub. L. 101–508 effective Nov. 29, 1990, see section 1301 of Pub. L. 101–508, set out as an Effective Date note under section 1994 of this title.

Effective Date of 1966 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 89–808 effective Jan. 1, 1967, see section 5 of Pub. L. 89–808, set out as a note under section 1691 of this title.

Farmer-to-Farmer Programs for Fiscal Years 1986 Through 1990

Pub. L. 99–198, title XI, § 1107, Dec. 23, 1985, 99 Stat. 1467, as amended by Pub. L. 100–277, § 6, Apr. 4, 1988, 102 Stat. 69, directed that not less than one-tenth of 1 percent of the funds available for each of the fiscal years ending Sept. 30, 1986, through Sept. 30, 1990, to carry out this chapter be used to carry out section 1736(a)(1), (2) of this title, and directed the Administrator of the Agency for International Development, in conjunction with the Secretary of Agriculture, to submit to Congress a report, not later than 120 days after Dec. 23, 1985, indicating the manner in which the Agency intended to implement such provisions.