Text: S.657 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
Public Law No: 107-19 (07/10/2001)
[107th Congress Public Law 19]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]
Public Law 107-19
To authorize funding for the National 4-H Program Centennial
Initiative. <<NOTE: July 10, 2001 - [S. 657]>>
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. NATIONAL 4-H PROGRAM CENTENNIAL INITIATIVE.
(a) Findings.--Congress finds that--
(1) the 4-H Program is 1 of the largest youth development
organizations operating in each of the 50 States and over 3,000
(2) the 4-H Program is promoted by the Secretary of
Agriculture through the Cooperative State Research, Education,
and Extension Service and land-grant colleges and universities;
(3) the 4-H Program is supported by public and private
resources, including the National 4-H Council; and
(4) in celebration of the centennial of the 4-H Program in
2002, the National 4-H Council has proposed a public-private
partnership to develop new strategies for youth development for
the next century in light of an increasingly global and
technology-oriented economy and ever-changing demands and
challenges facing youth in widely diverse communities.
(1) In general.--The Secretary of Agriculture may provide a
grant to the National 4-H Council to pay the Federal share of
the cost of--
(A) conducting a program of discussions through
meetings, seminars, and listening sessions on the
National, State, and local levels regarding strategies
for youth development; and
(B) preparing a report that--
(i) summarizes and analyzes the discussions;
(ii) makes specific recommendations of
strategies for youth development; and
(iii) proposes a plan of action for carrying
out those strategies.
(2) Cost sharing.--
(A) In general.--The Federal share of the cost of
the program under paragraph (1) shall be 50 percent.
(B) Form of non-federal share.--The non-Federal
share of the cost of the program under paragraph (1) may
be paid in the form of cash or the provision of
services, material, or other in-kind contributions.
(3) Amount.--The grant made under this subsection shall not
(c) Report.--The National 4-H Council shall submit any report
prepared under subsection (b) to the President, the Secretary of
Agriculture, the Committee on Agriculture of the House of
Representatives, and the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and
Forestry of the Senate.
(d) Funding.--The Secretary may fund the grant authorized by this
(1) funds made available under subsection (e); and
(2) notwithstanding subsections (c) and (d) of section 793
of the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 (7
U.S.C. 2204f), funds from the Account established under section
793(a) of that Act.
(e) Authorization of Appropriations.--There is authorized to be
appropriated to carry out this section $5,000,000.
Approved July 10, 2001.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 657:
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 147 (2001):
June 19, considered and passed Senate.
June 25, considered and passed House.