ERIC Number: ED251279
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-May-16
Reference Count: 0
Rural Development Reorganization Act of 1984; and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development Policy Report. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Conservation, Credit, and Rural Development of the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session on H.R. 5024.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Agriculture.
Testimonies were heard in reference to the administration's annual rural development policy report and H.R. 5024, the Rural Development Reorganization Act of 1984. The bill provides that the Department of Agriculture shall be known as the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, transfers the administration of certain conservation programs from the Farmers Home Administration to the Soil Conservation Service, establishes the Rural Development administration within the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, transfers the administration of certain rural housing programs from the Farmers Home Administration to the Rural Development Administration, and provides that the Farmers Home Administration shall be known as the Farm Administration. Twenty-six representatives offering testimony to the hearing included spokespeople from: National Association of Conservation Districts; Public Works and Economic Development Association; Ruritan National; National Rural Electric Cooperative Association; National Association of Community Health Centers; Rural America; National Rural Housing Coalition; National Grange; National Farmers Union; National Association of Towns and Townships; American Agriculture Movement, Inc.; Council for Rural Housing and Development; National Association for Transportation Alternatives; and American Farm Bureau Federation. Written documentation submitted to the hearing is also attached. (ERB)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Researchers; Community
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Agriculture.
Identifiers: Congress 98th; Department of Agriculture; Farmers Home Administration; Proposed Legislation; Soil Conservation Service; Special Interest Groups
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