Export Food Aid Commodities Licensing Agreement Presentation Background/History Why do we need EFAC Licensing Agreement
Problems/Issues with Commodities for Foreign Food Assistance Programs OIG Audit Findings/Recommendations No proper regulatory and operational procedures to take administrative action at non-compliant facilities
Develop USWA licensing agreement for port and transloading facilities United States Warehouse Act/Regulations Authority for USDA to license facilities for storage/handling of agricultural products for the purposes of interstate or foreign commerce
Agricultural products (includes processed products) Development of USWA Licensing Agreement Federal Register Notice 3/15/11 User Fee schedule published in
Federal Register and WA-502 Export Food Aid Commodity Licensing Agreement issued 4/4/2012 Development of USWA Licensing Agreement (Continued) 4/10/12 Notice letter was emailed to all facilities on the current approved list
4/11/12 Notice letter sent to all International Food Aid participants announcing the new licensing requirement Facilities must be licensed by 6/15/12 Licensing Agreement for Export Food Aid Commodities
Structured similar to other USWA Licensing Agreements All USWA Licensing Agreements on Commodity Operations Website Licensing Agreement will apply to Port
Warehouses/Transload Facilities USWA EFAC License Voluntary Fee Based
Specific Commodities USWA EFAC License Requirement for participation in International Food Assistance Programs Solicitation for Commodity Procurements will include the
requirement that port/transload facilities be licensed Steps Required to be Licensed
Review WA-502 EFAC Licensing Agreement, Fee Schedule and WA-50 Send Completed WA-50 Articles of Incorporation, By-laws, if a corporation Articles of Organization and Operating Agreement if LLC $100 Application Fee Proof of having Control of Facility (deed or Lease) Fee Guidelines
Application Fee $100 Inspection Fee $1,000 for 1 to 3 locations $ 300 for each additional location Annual User Fee $ 1,500 for 1 to 3 locations $
300 for each additional location Procedure/Process New Application Additions/Changes/Deletions of Space Examination Guidelines
Port Terminal Examination Transload Facility Examination Checklists Types of Examinations
Original Subsequent Special Port Terminal Checklist
Facility Infrastructure Commodity Storage Conditions Pest Control Security Transload Facility Checklist
Condition and Suitability of Warehouse Structure/Premises Pest Control Security Completion of Examination Report/Corrective Action Requests
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