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H.AMDT. 190

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.

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Amends H.R. 1947

Jun 19, 2013: On agreeing to the Royce amendment (A015) Failed by recorded vote: 203 - 220 (Roll no. 262).

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June 19, 2013
6:47 PM EDT
On agreeing to the Royce amendment (A015) Failed by recorded vote: 203 - 220 (Roll no. 262).
June 19, 2013
5:09 PM EDT
Amendment (A015) offered by Mr. Royce. (consideration: CR H3872-3875, H3881-3882; text: CR H3872)