CHAPTER 645

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION

IN REFERENCE TO GOVERNMENT LOANS TO POULTRY GROWERS.

WHEREAS, it has come to the attention of the General Assembly that certain agencies of the United States government have been pursuing a policy of lending money to individuals and companies for the purpose of increasing poultry production and,

WHEREAS, the great majority of all poultry in this State is raised through the use of private capital, and

WHEREAS, the poultry growing industry has suffered and is suffering adverse consequences as a result of over production of poultry throughout the country. NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the 118th General Assembly of the State of Delaware (the House of Representatives concurring therein) as follows:

1. That the State of Delaware deplores the policy of these agencies of the United States government in making loans of federal funds for the purpose of increasing poultry production and facilities throughout the country which policy has had adverse effects upon the poultry growing industry of this State that is and always has been financed by private capital.

1. That the Secretary of the Department of Agriculture is requested to review the policy of these agencies in making such loans toward the end of cessation of the making of such loans, and, AN EFFORT BE MADE TO COLLECT ALL LOANS NOW DUE AND OVERDUE, AND,

3. That a certified copy of this Resolution be sent to the Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and to each member of this State's delegation in the Congress of the United States.

Approved March 2, 1955.