ERIC Number: ED118285
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Apr-21
Reference Count: N/A
Rural Development Act of 1972: Staff Explanation of H. R. 12931, The Rural Development Act of 1972, As Passed by the Senate April 20, 1972. Committee Print, 92d Congress, 2d Session, April 21, 1972.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
Designed to assist in the development of rural areas in the United States, the Rural Development Act of 1972 is divided into seven titles which are named and explicated in this "Staff Explanation". Titles of the Act are presented as follows: (1) Title I--Amendments to the Consolidated Farmers Home Administration Act of 1961 (28 amendments relative to loan authorization, extension of water and sewer grant authorities, extension of the definition of rural, etc.); (2) Title II--Rural Revenue Sharing (five items relative to appropriation formulas, apportionment, State eligibility, etc.); (3) Title III--Amendments to the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act (seven amendments relative to definition of "works improvement", authorization of funds for land acquisition, water storage costs, etc.); (4) Title IV--Amendments to the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act (authorization of water storage costs and land inventory and monitoring program requirements); (5) Title V--Rural Community Fire Protection (appropriations of $5 million for fiscal years 1973-75); (6) Title VI--Rural Development and Small Farm Research and Education (appropriation and apportionment of funds for rural development extension programs, research and training, and small farm extension and development programs); (7) Title VII-Miscellaneous (restrictions and cost sharing authorizations). (JC)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Rural Development Act 1972