Summary: H.R.5224 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (09/25/2000)

International Food Relief Partnership Act of 2000 - Amends the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954 to authorize the Administrator of the Agency for International Development to provide grants to: (1) U.S. nonprofit organizations for the preparation of shelf stable prepackaged foods requested by eligible organizations and the establishment and maintenance of stockpiles of such foods in the United States; and (2) private voluntary organizations for the rapid transportation, delivery, and distribution of such foods to needy individuals in foreign countries.

Authorizes funds made available under this Act to be used by the Administrator to procure, transport, and store agricultural commodities for prepositioning within the United States and in foreign countries for needy individuals in foreign countries.