S.CON.RES.33: A concurrent resolution 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 Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich.
Total Cosponsors 18 (7 Democrats, 11 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 27, 2014
Latest Major Action April 10, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

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
April 10, 2014 Held at the desk.
April 10, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
April 10, 2014 Received in the House.
April 9, 2014 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
April 9, 2014 Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2330)
Feb. 27, 2014 Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. (text of measure as introduced: CR S1239)