Digest of Federal Resource Laws of Interest to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife
Surplus Grain for Wildlife Act
This Act, Surplus Grain for Wildlife Act (7 U.S.C. 447-449) -- Public Law
87-152, approved August 17, 1961, (75 Stat. 389) authorized the Secretary of the
Interior to requisition surplus grain owned by the Commodity Credit Corporation
to feed migratory birds or (upon the request of a State agency) resident
wildlife threatened with starvation.
The Act requires the Secretary or the State or reimburse the Corporation for
costs of packaging and transporting any requisitioned grain, and authorizes
appropriations to the Corporation for the value of any grain so transferred.
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