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thereafter, the sum of $500,000. The additional sums appropriated under the provisions of this section shall be subject to the same conditions and limitations as the additional sums appropriated under section 343 of this title, except that (1) at least 80 per centum of all appropriations under this section shall be utilized for the payment of salaries of extension agents in counties of the several States to further develop the cooperative extension system in agriculture and home economics with men, women, boys, and girls; (2) funds available to the several States and the Territory of Hawaii under the terms of this section shall be so expended that the extension agents appointed under its provisions shall be men and women in fair and just proportions; (3) the restriction on the use of these funds for the promotion of agricultural trains shall not apply. (May 22, 1928, ch. 687, § 1, 45 Stat. 711 ; Mar. 10, 1930, ch. 73, 46 Stat. 83.)

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Alaska, extension of benefits to, se section 343e of this title.

8 343b. Same; effect on other appropriations for same purpose. - The sums appropriated under the provisions of section 343a of this title shall be in addition to, and not in substitution for, sums appropriate under section 343 of this title, or sums otherwise annually appropriated for cooperative agricultural extension work. (May 22, 1928, ch. 687, § 2, 45 Stat. 712.)

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Alaska, extension of benefits to, see section 343e of this title.

§ 343c. Further additional appropriation for extension work.-In order to further develop the cooperative extension system as inaugurated under sections 341-343, 344-348 of this title, there is authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of paying the expenses of cooperative extension work in agriculture and home economics and the necessary printing and distribution of information in connection with the same, the sum $8,000,000 for the fiscal year beginning after June 29, 1935, and for the fiscal year following the first fiscal year for which an appropriation is made in pursuance of the foregoing authorization the additional sum of $1,000,000, and for each succeeding fiscal year thereafter an additional sum of $1,000,000 until the total appropriations authorized by this section shall amount to $12,000,000 annually, the authorization to continue in that amount for each succeeding fiscal year. The sums appropriated in pursuance of this section shall be paid to the several States and the Territory of Hawaii in the same manner and subject to the same conditions and limitations as the additional sums appropriated under section 343 of this title, except that (1) $980,000 shall be paid to the several States and the Territory of Hawaii in equal shares; (2) the remainder shall be paid to the several States and the Territory of Hawaii in the proportion that the farm population of each bears to the total farm population of the several States and the Territory of Hawaii, as determined by the last preceding decennial census, and (3) the several States and the Territory of Hawaii shall not be required to offset the allotments authorized in this section. The sums appropriated pursuant to this section shall be in addition to, and not in substitution for sums appropriated under such section 343 of this title, or sums otherwise appropriated for agricultural extension work. Allotments to any State or the Territory of Hawaii for any fiscal year from the appropriations herein authorized shall be available for payments to such State or the Territory of Hawaii only if such State or the Territory of Hawaii complies, for such fiscal year, with the provisions with reference to offset of appropriations (other than appropriations under this section) for agricultural extension work. (June 29, 1935, ch. 338, § 21, 49 Stat. 438.)

1 So in original.

§ 343c-1. Same; additional appropriation. There is hereby authorized to be appropriated out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of paying the expenses of cooperative extension work in agriculture and home economics and the necessary printing and distribution of information in connection with the same, the sum of $555,000 annually. The sums appropriated pursuant to this section shall be allotted by the Secretary of Agriculture to the several States in such amounts as he may deem necessary, and shall be paid to the several States in the same manner and subject to the same conditions and limitations as the initial payments of $10,000 to each State appropriated under sections 341-343, 344-348 of this title. The sums appropriated pursuant to this section shall be in addition to and not in substitution for sums appropriated under such sections 341-343, 344-348 of this title, as amended and supplemented, and sums otherwise appropriated for agricultural extension work: Provided, That the appropriations made pursuant to this authorization shall be apportioned to the States in accordance with the apportionment of the like sum in the fiscal year 1944. (Apr. 24, 1939, ch. 85, 53 Stat. 589; Sept. 21, 1944, ch. 412, title VII, § 707, 58 Stat. 742.)

AMENDMENTS 1944–Act Sept. 21, 1944, cited to text, amended section by striking out $300,000 and inserting in lieu thereof $550,000 immediately preceding the proviso in the first sentence, and by adding proviso to the first sentence.

CODIFICATION This section was amended by the Department of Agriculture Organic Act of 1944.

§ 343d. Additional appropriation for agricultural colleges.In order to provide for the more complete endowment and support of the colleges in the several States and the Territory of Hawaii entitled to the benefits of sections 301-308 of this title, there are authorized to be appropriated annually, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the following amounts:

(a) For the fiscal year beginning after June 29, 1935, and for each fiscal year thereafter, $980,000; and

(b) For the fiscal year following the first fiscal year for which an appropriation is made in pursuance of paragraph (a) $500,000, and for each of the two fiscal years thereafter $500,000 more than the amount authorized to be appropriated for the preceding fiscal year, and for each fiscal year thereafter $1,500,000. The sums appropriated in pursuance of paragraph (a) shall be paid annually to the several States and the Territory of Hawaii in equal shares. The sums appropriated in pursuance of paragraph (b) shall be in addition to sums approriated in pursuance of paragraph (a) and shall be allotted and paid annually to each of the several States and the Territory of Hawaii in the proportion which the total population of each State and the Territory of Hawaii bears to the total population of all the States and the Territory of Hawaii, as determined by the last preceding decennial census. Sums appropriated in pursuance of this section shall be in addition to sums appropriated or authorized under sections 301-308 of this title, and shall be applied only for the purposes of the colleges defined in such sections. The provisions of law applicable to the use and payment of sums under sections 321-328 of this title, shall apply to the use and payment of sums appropriated in pursuance of this section. (June 29, 1935, ch. 338, § 22, 49 Stat. 439.)

$ 343e. Extension of benefits of section 343a to Alaska; appropriation.—The provisions of sections 343a and 343b of this title are hereby extended to the Territory of Alaska.

To carry into effect the provisions for extending to the Territory of Alaska, to the extent herein provided, the benefits of sections 343a, 343b of this title the following sums are hereby authorized to be appropriated: For the fiscal year ending June 30, 1937, $2,500; for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1938, $5,000; for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1939, $7,500; for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1940, and annually thereafter, $10,000: Provided, That no appropriations shall be made under this section until annually estimated as to funds and amounts by the Secretary of Agriculture, the estimates to be based upon his determination of the ability of the Territory of Alaska to make effective use of the funds: And provided further, That whereas sections 343a, 343b of this title provide that "at least 80 per centum of all appropriations under this act shall be utilized for the payment of salaries of extension agents in counties of the several States to further develop the cooperative extension system in agriculture and home economics with men, women, boys, and girls,” the seyeral established judicial divisions of the Territory of Alaska, as the same shall exist from time to time, shall be considered as counties for the purpose of complying with the provisions of this section until a subdivision of the Territory of Alaska into counties is effected. (June 20, 1936, ch. 631, $$ 1, 3, 49 Stat. 1553, 1554.)

§ 343f. Extension of benefits of section 343c to Puerto Rico. - The provisions of section 343c of this title are hereby extended to Puerto Rico in such amounts as are authorized in section 343g of this title without diminution of the amounts authorized for payment to the States and the Territory of Hawaii, as provided in section 343c of this title. (Aug. 28, 1937, ch. 878, § 1, 50 Stat. 881.)

§ 343g. Same; appropriation—To carry into effect the provisions of section 343f of this title for extending to Puerto Rico, to the extent herein provided, the benefits of section 343c of this title, the following sums are hereby authorized to be appropriated: For the fiscal year beginning after August 28, 1937, $88,000; for the fiscal year following the first fiscal year for which an appropriation is made in pursuance of the foregoing authorization, the additional sum of $40,000; and for each succeeding fiscal year thereafter an additional sum of $40,000 until the total appropriations authorized by this section shall amount to $408,000 annually, the authorization to continue in that amount for each succeeding fiscal year. (Aug. 28, 1937, ch. 878, § 2, 50 Stat. 881.)

§ 344. Time and manner of payment; reports by State officers of receipts and disbursements.--The sums appropriated in section 343 of this title for extension work shall be paid in equal semiannual payments on the 1st day of January and July of each year by the Secretary of the Treasury upon the warrant of the Secretary of Agriculture, out of the Treasury of the United States, to the treasurer or other officer of the State duly authorized by the laws of the State to receive the same; and such officer shall be required to report to the Secretary of Agriculture, on or before the 1st day of September of each year, a detailed statement of the amount so received during the previous fiscal year, and of its disbursement, on forms prescribed by the Secretary of Agriculture. (May 8, 1914, ch. 79, § 4, 38 Stat. 374.)

§ 345. State to replace funds misapplied, etc.; restrictions on use of funds; reports by colleges.--If any portion of the moneys received by the designated officer of any State for the support and maintenance of cooperative agricultural extension work, as provided in sections 341-343, 344-348 of this title, shall by any action or contingency be diminished or lost, or be misapplied, it shall be replaced by said State to which it belongs, and until so replaced no subsequent appropriation shall be apportioned or paid to said State, and no portion of said moneys shall be applied, directly or indirectly, to the purchase, erection, preservation, or repair of any building or buildings, or the purchase or rental of land, or in college-course teaching, lectures in colleges, promoting agricultural trains, or any other purpose not specified in sections 341-343, 344-348 of this title, and not more than 5 per centum of each annual appropriation shall be applied to the printing and distribution of publications. It shall be the duty of each of said colleges annually, on or before the 1st day of January, to make to the governor of the State in which it is located a full and detailed report of its operations in the direction of extension work as defined in sections 341-343, 344-348 of this title, including a detailed statement of receipts and expenditures from all sources for this purpose, a copy of which report shall be sent to the Secretary of Agriculture and to the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States. (May 8, 1914, ch. 79, § 5, 38 Stat. 374.)

$ 346. Ascertain and certification of amounts due States; certificates withheld from States; 'appeal to Congress.--On or before the 1st day of July in each year the Secretary of Agriculture shall ascertain and certify to the Secretary of the Treasury as to each State whether it is entitled to receive its share of the annual appropriation for cooperative agricultural extension work under sections 341-343, 344-348 of this title, and the amount which it is entitled to receive. If the Secretary of Agriculture shall withhold a certificate from any State of its appropriation, the facts and reasons therefor shall be reported to the President, and the amount involved shall be kept separate in the Treasury until the expiration of the Congress next succeeding a session of the legislature of any State from which a certificate has been withheld, in order that the State may, if it should so desire, appeal to Congress from the determination of the Secretary of Agriculture. If the next Congress shall not direct such sum to be paid, it shall be covered into the Treasury. (May 8, 1914, ch. 79, § 6, 38 Stat. 374.)

§ 347. Reports to Congress by Secretary of Agriculture. The Secretary of Agriculture shall make an annual report to Congress of the receipts, expenditures, and results of the cooperative agricultural extension work in all of the States receiving the benefits of sections 341-343, 344-348 of this title, and also whether the appropriation of any State has been withheld; and if so, the reasons therefor. (May 8, 1914, ch. 79, § 7, 38 Stat. 374.)

§ 348. Power to amend, repeal, etc., reserved.-Congress may at any time alter, amend, or repeal any or all of the provisions of sections 341-343, 344-348 of this title. (May 8, 1914, ch. 79, $ 8, 38 Stat. 374.) Chapter 14.–AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATIONS

GENERAL PROVISIONS § 361. Secretary of Agriculture to administer chapter.—The Secretary of Agriculture is charged with the proper administration of sections 361, 366, 369, 370, 371, 373-376, 380, 382 of this title. (Mar. 16, 1906, ch. 951, § 4, 34 Stat. 64; Feb. 24, 1925, ch. 308, § 4, 43 Stat. 971.)

CROSS REFERENCE
Alaska, extension of benefits to, see section 369a of this title.

§ 362. Authorization of agricultural experiment stations; division of appropriation between colleges of same State.-In order to aid in acquiring and diffusing among the people of the United States useful and practical information on subjects connected with agriculture, and to promote scientific investigation and experiment respecting the principles and applications of agricultural science, there shall be established, under direction of the college or colleges or agricultural department of colleges in each State or Territory established, or which hereafter may be established, in accordance with the provisions of sections 301-308 of this title, a department to be known and designated as an "agricultural experiment station”: Provided, That in any State or Territory in which two such colleges have been or may be so established the appropriation hereinafter made in sections 363, 365, 368-368c, 371-379 of this title to such State or Territory shall be equally divided between such colleges, unless the legislature of such State or Territory shall otherwise direct. (Mar. 2, 1887, ch. 314, § 1, 24 Stat. 440.)

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