7 USC 1725 - Food Aid Consultative Group

(a) Establishment 
There is established a Food Aid Consultative Group (hereinafter referred to in this section as the Group) that shall meet regularly to review and address issues concerning the effectiveness of the regulations and procedures that govern food assistance programs established and implemented under this subchapter, and the implementation of other provisions of this subchapter that may involve eligible organizations described in section 1722 (d)(1) of this title.
(b) Membership 
The Group shall be composed of
(1) the Administrator;
(2) the Under Secretary of Agriculture for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services;

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(3) the Inspector General of the Agency for International Development;
(4) a representative of each private voluntary organization and cooperative participating in a program under this subchapter, or receiving planning assistance funds from the Agency to establish programs under this subchapter;
(5) representatives from African, Asian and Latin American indigenous non-governmental organizations determined appropriate by the Administrator;
(6) representatives from agricultural producer groups in the United States; and
(7) representatives from the maritime transportation sector involved in transporting agricultural commodities overseas for programs under this chapter.
(c) Chairperson 
The Administrator shall be the chairperson of the Group.
(d) Consultations 
In preparing regulations, handbooks, or guidelines implementing this subchapter, or significant revisions thereto, the Administrator shall provide such proposals to the Group for review and comment. The Administrator shall consult and, when appropriate (but at least twice per year), meet with the Group regarding such proposed regulations, handbooks, guidelines, or revisions thereto prior to the issuance of such.
(e) Advisory Committee Act 
The Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.) shall not apply to the Group.
(f) Termination 
The Group shall terminate on December 31, 2012.