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Executive Order 12266--Food Security Wheat Reserve

Source: The provisions of Executive Order 12266 of Jan. 15, 1981, appear at 46 FR 4667, 3 CFR, 1981 Comp., p. 94, unless otherwise noted.

By the authority vested in me as President of the United States of America by Section 302(a) of the Food Security Wheat Reserve Act of 1980 (Title III of the Agricultural Act of 1980 (Public Law 96-494)), it is hereby ordered as follows:

1-101. There is hereby established a Food Security Wheat Reserve composed of a reserve stock of wheat, which shall not exceed four million metric tons.

1-102. The Secretary of Agriculture is responsible for designating, in accordance with Section 302 of the Food Security Wheat Reserve Act of 1980, the specific reserve stocks of wheat which shall comprise the Food Security Wheat Reserve.