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Text of the Hunters Help the Hungry Act of 2001

This bill was introduced on December 13, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Dec 13, 2001 (Introduced).

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HR 3477 IH

107th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3477

To amend the Emergency Food Assistance Act of 1983 to permit States to use administrative funds to pay costs relating to the processing, transporting, and distributing to eligible recipient agencies of donated wild game.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

December 13, 2001

Mr. PHELPS (for himself, Mr. THOMPSON of California, Mr. HAYES, Mr. PICKERING, Mr. SHOWS, Mr. BOSWELL, Mr. GREEN of Wisconsin, and Mr. BOYD) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture


A BILL

To amend the Emergency Food Assistance Act of 1983 to permit States to use administrative funds to pay costs relating to the processing, transporting, and distributing to eligible recipient agencies of donated wild game.

    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 ‘Hunters Help the Hungry Act of 2001’.

SEC. 2. USE OF ADMINISTRATIVE FUNDS FOR DONATED WILD GAME.

    Section 204(a)(1) of the Emergency Food Assistance Act of 1983 (7 U.S.C. 7508(a)(1)) is amended in the first sentence--

      (1) by striking ‘$50,000,000’ and inserting ‘$70,000,000’; and

      (2) by inserting before the period at the end the following: ‘(including donated wild game, using not more than a percentage established by the Secretary (by regulation) of funds appropriated for a fiscal year)’.