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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
THE LIBRARY OF
CONGRESS SERIAL RECORD
JUN 9 - 1944
H. R. 4384
TO SIMPLIFY AND IMPROVE CREDIT SERVICES TO FARM-
FOR OTHER PURPOSES
MARCH 29 TO MAY 15, 1944
Printed for the use of the Committee on Agriculture
WASHINGTON : 1944
COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE
H. P. FULMER, South Carolina, Chairman JOEN W. FLANNAGAN, JR., l'irginia
CLIFFORI) R. HOPE, Kansas RICHARD M. KLEBERG, Texas
J. ROLAND KINZER, Pennsylvania HAROLD D. COOLEY, North Carolina
FRED C. GILCHRIST, Iowa ORVILLE ZIMMERMAN, Missouri
AUGUST H. ANDRESEN, Minnesota STEPHEN PACE, Georgia
ANTON J. JOHNSON, Illinois W. R. POAGE, Texas
REID F. MURRAY, Wisconsin GEORGE M. GRANT, Alabama
CLIFF CLEVENDER, Ohio PAT CANNON, Florida
GEORGE W. GILLIE, Indiana VICTOR WICKERSHAM, Oklahoma
EDWIN ARTHUR HALI., New York JERRY VOORHIS, California
ROSS RIZLEY, Oklahoma WALTER K. GRANGER, Utah
WILLIAM S. HILL, Colorado JIM MCCORD, Tennessee
JOHN PHILLIPS, California E. C. CATHINGS, Arkansas
BOLÍVAR PAGÁN, Puerto Rico
JOSEPH RIDER FARRINGTON, Hawaii KATHERINE WHEELER, Clerk
Duggan, I. W., Acting Governor, Farm Credit Administration... 312
Lembe, Hon. William, Representative in Congress from the State of
FARMERS' HOME CORPORATION ACT OF 1944
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 1944
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,
Washington, D.O. The committee met at 10 a. m., pursuant to notice, Hon. John W. Flannagan, Jr., presiding.
Mr. FLANNAGAN. The committee will come to order.
Mr. Patton has to catch a plane and we agreed to hear him first so that he could get away as soon as possible.
We have for consideration H. R. 4384, commonly known as the Farmers' Home Corporation Act of 1944.
(The bill referred to is as follows:)
(H. R. 4384, 78th Cong., 2d sess.) A BILL To simplify and improve credit services to farmers and promote farm ownership by abolishing certain agricultural lending agencies and functions, by transferring assets to the Farmers' Home Corporation, by enlarging the powers of the Farmers' Home Corporation, by authorizing Government in. surance of loans to farmers, by creating preferences for loans and insured mortgages to enable veterans to acquire farms, by providing additional specific authority and directions with respect to the liquidation of resettlement projects and rural rehabilitation projects for resettlement purposes, and for other purposes
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. This Act may be cited as the “Farmers' Home Corporation Act of 1944”.
DISPOSITION OF CERTAIN AGENCIES AND THEIR ASSETS AND PERSONNEL
SEC. 2. (a) The following agencies, functions, powers, and duties are hereby abolished and the following laws relating thereto repealed:
(1) The Farm Security Administration and all of its functions, powers, and duties. Title II of the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act (U. S. C., 1940 edition, title 7, secs. 1007 et seq.) (relating to rehabilitation loans) is hereby repealed.
(2) The Regional Agricultural Credit Corporation of Washington, District of Columbia, and the Regional Agricultural Credit Corporation of Minneapolis, Minnesota, their functions, powers, and duties, including those of their officers and boards of directors. Section 201 (e) of the Emergency Relief and Construction Act of 1932 (U. S. C., 1940 edition, title 12, sec. 1148), section 84 of the Farm Credit Act of 1933 (U. S. C., 1940 edition, title 12, sec. 1148a), and sections 32, 33, and 34 of the Farm Credit Act of 1937 (U. S. C., 1940 edition, title 12, secs. 1148b-1148d) (all relating to the creation and operation of regional agricultural credit corporations) are hereby repealed.
(3) All functions, powers, and duties of the Governor of the Farm Credit Administration which relate to the making, administration, and liquidation of (a) all loans to farmers under the Act entitled “An Act to provide for loans to farmers for crop production and harvesting during the year 1937, and for other purposes”, approved January 29, 1937 (Ů. S. C., 1940 edition,' title 12, secs. 1020i-10200); (b) all loans identified or referred to in sections 6 (b), 5 (c), and 5 (d) of Executive Order Numbered 6084, dated March 27, 1933, and (c) all other