As Amended by Senate Committee
Session of 2000
Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 1624
By Special Committee on Agriculture

11             A  CONCURRENT  RESOLUTION urging Congress to make available
12             additional food aid packages and commodities to needy people.
14             WHEREAS,  Many people in the world are in need of food for survival;
15             WHEREAS,  The United States agricultural industry possesses an ex-
16       cess of grain and livestock products; and
17             WHEREAS,  Food aid packages and commodities from the United
18       States would assist people in need, both in the United States and abroad:
19       Now, therefore,
20             Be it resolved by the Senate of the State of Kansas, the House of Rep-
21       resentatives concurring therein: That Congress make available addi-
22       tional food aid packages and commodities to needy countries and to
23       homeless shelters and those living below the poverty level in the United
24       States; and
25             Be it further resolved: That the Secretary of State be directed to send
26       enrolled copies of this resolution to the President of the United States;
27       the Vice-President of the United States; Majority Leader and Minority
28       Leader of the United States Senate; the Speaker, Majority Leader and
29       Minority Leader of the United States House of Representatives; the Sec-
30       retary of the United States Department of Agriculture; and to each mem-
31       ber of the Kansas Congressional Delegation.