H.Res.729 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to the 50th anniversary of the food aid programs established under the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954.108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Bereuter, Doug [R-NE-1] (Introduced 07/20/2004)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture; International Relations|
|Latest Action:||07/20/2004 Referred to the Committee on International Relations, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.|
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Summary: H.Res.729 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/20/2004)
Recognizes, with respect to the 50th anniversary of the date of enactment of the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Department of Agriculture, and associated partners for providing emergency food assistance to address famine or other extraordinary relief requirements and for promoting economic, agricultural, educational, and community development in developing countries.
Declares that the people of the United States should recognize: (1) the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the concessional credit program and the Food for Peace program under such Act; and (2) the accomplishments of USAID, the Department of Agriculture, and associated private voluntary organization and nongovernmental organization partners in alleviating hunger and poverty, bolstering development, and restoring hope around the world.