H.CON.RES.86: Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the enactment of the Smith-Lever Act, which established the nationwide Cooperative Extension System.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about agriculture and food
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Sponsor Austin Scott, R-Ga.
Total Cosponsors 67 (34 Democrats, 33 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 25, 2014
Latest Major Action March 13, 2014
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Bill Summary

Recognizes the significance of the Smith-Lever Act which established the Cooperative Extension System.

Honors the university faculty and local educators who provide educational programs to help people, families, youth, businesses, and communities solve problems, develop skills, and build a better future.

Thanks the volunteers who promote excellence for 4-H Clubs, the Master Gardeners program, the Family and Consumer Sciences program, and other Cooperative Extension System programs.

Encourages continued collaboration and cooperation among federal, state, and local governments to assure the sustainability of the Cooperative Extension System.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 13, 2014 Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
March 13, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Feb. 25, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.