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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-418—AUG. 23, 1988

102 STAT. 1399

"(3) include in the compilation a list of actions undeilaken to reduce or eliminate such trade barriers; and "(4) make the compilation available to Congress, the trade assistance office created under section 4602 of the Agricultural Competitiveness and Trade Act of 1988, the agricultural policy advisory committee, and other interested parties.". SEC. 4308. DAIRY EXPORT INCENTIVE PROGRAM.

Parsigraphs (2) through (3) of section 153(d) of the Food Security Act of 1985 (15 U.S.C. 713a-14(d)) are amended to read as follows: "(2) If payments in commodities are authorized, such payments shall be made through the issuance of generic certificates redeemable in commodities. "(3) If generic certificates issued in accordance with the program provided for by this section are exchanged for dairy products owned by the Commodity CJredit Corporation, the regulations issued by the Secretary shall ensure that— "(A) such dairy products, or an equal quantity of other dairy products, will be sold for export by the entity; and "(B) any such export sales by the entity— "(i) wili be in addition to, and not in place of, export sales of dairy products that the eiitity would otherwise make under the program or in the absence of the pr(^ram; and "(ii) to the extent practicable, will not displace commercial export sales of United States dairy products by other exporters.". SEC. 4309. BARTER OF AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES.

7 USC 1431 note.

In reci^nition of the importance of barter programs in expanding agricultural trade, it is the sense of Congress tlmt the Secretary of Agriculture should expedite the implementation of section 416(d) of the Agricultural Act of 1949 (7 U.S.C. 1431(d)) and section 1167 of the Food Security Act of 1985 (7 U.S.C. 1727g note and 1736aa), relating to the barter of agricultural commodities. SEC. 4310. MINIMUM LEVEL OF FOOD ASSISTANCE.

(a) ANNUAL MINIMUM.—It is the sense of dJongress that— (1) the United States should maintain its historic proportion of food assistance constituting one-third of all United States foreign economic assistance; and (2) accordingly, the total amount of food assistance made available to foreign countries under the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954 (7 U.S.C. 1691 et seq.) and section 416(b) of the Agricultural Act of 1949 (7 U.S.C. 1431(b)) should not be less than one-third of the total amount of foreign economic assistance provided for each fiscal year. (b) DEFINITION.—For purposes of this section, the term "foreign economic assistance" includes— (1) assistance under chapter 1 of part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2151 et seq.), the i ^ c u l t u r a l Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954 (7 U.S.C. 1691 et seq.), section 416(b) of the Agricultural Act of 1949 (7 U.S.C. 1431(b)), or any other law authorizing economic assistance for foreign countries; and (2) United States contributions to the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the International Development Association, the Inter-American Development Bank, the

7 USC 1691 note.