H.R.813 - To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a pilot program to evaluate the feasibility of county-based rural development boards, develop a strategy for adoption of national rural goals and objectives, establish a training program for local county board leaders, providing roles and responsibilities for State rural development councils, substate regional organizations, and 1862 and 1890 land grant institutions, and establish a grant program for financing various rural and small community development initiatives, and for other purposes.104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Baesler, Scotty [D-KY-6] (Introduced 02/03/1995)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||02/16/1995 Executive Comment Requested from USDA. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.813 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/03/1995)
Establishes a pilot program under which county-based rural development boards may apply to the Secretary of Agriculture for specified rural development project grants. Requires project cooperation with State rural development councils, substate regional organizations, and land grant institutions. Authorizes appropriations.
Directs the Secretary to: (1) create a national training and information system; and (2) publish a statement of national rural development goals.