CHAPTER 279 - HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION

PROVIDING FOR THE ASSENT OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE TO THE PROVISIONS AND REQUIREMENTS OF AN ACT OF CONGRESS ENTITLED "AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR RESEARCH INTO THE BASIC LAWS AND PRINCIPLES RELATING TO AGRICULTURE AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE FURTHER DEVELOPMENT OF COOPERATIVE EXTENSION WORK IN AGRICULTURE AND FOR THE MORE COMPLETE ENDOWMENT AND SUPPORT OF LAND GRANT COLLEGES" IN THE SEVERAL STATES RECEIVING THE BENEFITS OF THE ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT DONATING PUBLIC LANDS TO THE SEVERAL STATES AND TERRITORIES WHICH MAY PROVIDE COLLEGES FOR THE BENEFIT OF AGRICULTURE AND MECHANIC ARTS", APPROVED JULY 2, 1862, AND OF ALL ACTS SUPPLEMENTARY THERETO.

WHEREAS, the 74th Congress of the United States has passed an Act designated as H. R. 7160, approved by the President, June 29, 1935, designated as an Act to provide for research into the basic laws and principles relating to Agriculture and to provide for the further development of Cooperative Extension Work and the more complete endowment and support of land grant colleges;

WHEREAS, it is provided by Title I and Sections 21 and 22 of Title II of the Act aforesaid that the grants of moneys authorized by the Act shall be paid to each State which by action of its legislature assents to the provisions of the Act:

Therefore, be it resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

That the assent of the State of Delaware be and is hereby given to the provisions and requirements of said Act and that the Trustees of the University of Delaware be and they are hereby authorized and empowered to receive the grants of moneys appropriated under said Act and in accordance with the provisions thereof.

And be it further resolved that two approved copies of this resolution be sent to the Secretary of Agriculture.

Approved March 25, 1937.