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Introduced in House (02/27/2018)


115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5129


To reauthorize the Global Food Security Act of 2016, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 27, 2018

Mr. Smith of New Jersey (for himself, Ms. McCollum, Mr. Royce of California, Mr. Engel, Mr. Austin Scott of Georgia, Ms. Bass, Mr. Fortenberry, Mr. McGovern, Mr. Paulsen, Ms. DeLauro, Mr. Reichert, Mr. Smith of Washington, and Mr. Cicilline) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs


A BILL

To reauthorize the Global Food Security Act of 2016, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Global Food Security Reauthorization Act of 2018”.

SEC. 2. Amendments to the Global Food Security Act.

(a) Statement of policy objectives.—Section 3(a)(6) of the Global Food Security Act of 2016 (22 U.S.C. 9302(a)(6)) is amended by inserting “deworming programs,” after “diet diversification,”.

(b) Relevant Federal departments and agencies.—Section 4(7) of such Act (22 U.S.C. 9303(7)) is amended by inserting “the Inter-American Foundation,” after “the United States Africa Development Foundation,”.

(c) Authorization of appropriations To implement global food security strategy.—Section 6(b) of such Act (22 U.S.C. 9305(b)) is amended by striking “fiscal years 2017 and 2018” and inserting “fiscal years 2017 through 2021”.

(d) Reports.—The matter preceding section 8(a)(1) of such Act (22 U.S.C. 9307(a)(1)) is amended—

(1) by striking “Not later than 1 year and 2 years after the date of the submission of the strategy required under section 5(c),” and inserting “Not later than September 30, 2018, and annually thereafter through 2021,”; and

(2) by striking “for 2017 and 2018” and inserting “for the preceding fiscal year”.

SEC. 3. Amendment to the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961.

Section 492(a) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2292a(a)) is amended by striking “fiscal years 2017 and 2018” and inserting “fiscal years 2017 through 2021”.