House Amendment 190 , 113th Congress
Purpose
An amendment numbered 15 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to reform U.S. international food aid to allow for not more than 45 percent of authorized funds to be used for assistance other than U.S. agricultural commodities, yielding $215 million in annual efficiency savings, enabling the U.S. to reach an additional 4 million disaster victims. Curtails practice of `monetization' which, according to the GAO, is inefficient and led to a loss of $219 million over three years. Reductions in mandatory spending result in $150 million in deficit reduction over the life of the bill.
Description
Amendment sought to reform U.S. international food aid to allow for not more than 45 percent of authorized funds to be used for assistance other than U.S. agricultural commodities.
Chamber
U.S. House of Representatives
Sponsor(s)
Amends
HR 1947: Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
Latest Action
On agreeing to the Royce amendment (A015) Failed by recorded vote: 203 - 220 (Roll no. 262).
2013-06-19 18:47:32
Created: Jun 20, 2013 7:01:52 AM Submitted: Jun 19, 2013 4:00:00 AM Last Update: Oct 25, 2016 12:35:01 PM

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