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this Act shall be applied only to paying the necessary expenses of conducting investigations or making experiments bearing directly on the production, manufacture, preparation, use, distribution, and marketing of agricultural products and including such scientific researches as have for their purpose the establishment and maintenance of a permanent and efficient agricultural industry, and such economic and sociological investigations as have for their purpose the development and improvement of the rural home and rural life, and for printing and disseminating the results of said researches. (Mar. 2, 1887, sec. 5, 24 Stat. 441; Feb. 24, 1925, sec. 1, 43 Stat. 970; 7 U.S. C., sec. 370.)

491. Time and manner of payments; reports; legislative assent to grant.—That the sums hereby authorized to be appropriated to the States and Territories for the further endowment and support of agricultural experiment stations shall be annually paid in equal quarterly payments on the 1st day of January, April, July, and October of each year by the Secretary of the Treasury upon a warrant of the Secretary of Agriculture out of the Treasury of the United States, to the treasurer or other officer duly appointed by the governing boards of such agricultural experiment stations to receive the same and such officers 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 and of its disbursement on schedules prescribed by the Secretary of Agriculture. The grants of money authorized by this Act" [7 U. S. C., ch. 14] are made subject to legislative assent of the several States and Territories to the purpose of said grants : Provided, That pay. ment of such installments of the appropriation herein authorized to be made as shall become due to any State or Territory before the adjournment of the regular session of the legislature meeting next after the passage of this Act shall be made upon the assent of the governor thereof duly certified to the Secretary of the Treasury. (Mar. 2, 1887, sec. 9, 24 Stat. 442; Feb. 24, 1925, sec. 2, 43 Stat. 971; 7 U. S. C., secs. 373, 371.)

492. Governor's assent when legislature not in session. That the grant of money authorized by the act of Congress entitled "An act to establish agricultural experiment stations in connection with the colleges established in the several States under the provisions of an act approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, und of acts supplementary thereto”, are subject_as therein provided to the legislative assent of the States or Territories to be affected thereby; but as to such installments of the appropriations as may be now due or may hereafter become due, when the legislature may not be in session, the governor of said State or Territory may make the assent therein provided, and upon a duly certified copy thereof to the Secretary of the Treasury he shall cause the same to be paid in the manner provided in the act of which this is amendatory, until the termination of the next regular session of the legislature of such State or Territory. (June 7, 1888, 25 Stat. 176; 7 U. S. C., sec. 372.)

493. Restrictions on use by States of moneys appropriated by Act of March 16, 1906.- No portion of said moneys (appropriated by section 1 of the Act of Mar. 16, 1906, 34 Stat. 63; 7 V. Š. C., sec. 369] exceeding five per centum of each annual appropriation shall be applied, directly or indirectly, under and pretense whatever, to the purchase, erection, preservation, or repair of any building or buildings, or to the purchase or rental of land. (Mar. 16, 1906, sec. 3, 34 Stat. 63; 7 U. S. C., sec. 375.)

493a. State to replace funds diminished or misapplied; restrictions on use of moneys appropriated by Act of Feb. 24, 1925; reports of colleges.That if any portion of the moneys received by the designated Officer of any State or Territory for the further and more complete endowment, support, and maintenance of agricultural experiment stations as provided in this Act shall by any action or contingency be diminished or lost or be misapplied, it shall be replaced by said State or Territory to which it belongs, and until so replaced no subsequent appropriation shall be apportioned or paid to such State or Territory, and no portion of said moneys exceeding 10 per centum of each annual appropriation [authorized by sec. 1 of the Act of Feb. 24, 1925, 43 Stat. 970; 7 U. S. C., sec. 370] shall be applied directly or indirectly, under any pretense whatever, to the purchase, erection, preservation, or repair of any building or buildings or to the purchase or rental of land. It shall be the duty of each of the said stations annually, on or before the 1st day of February, to make to the governor of the State or Territory in which it is located a full and detailed report of its operations, including a statement of receipts and expenditures for the fiscal year next preceding, a copy of which report shall be sent to each of the said stations, to the Secretary of Agriculture, and to the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States. (Mar. 16, 1906, sec. 3, 34 Stat. 63, Feb. 24, 1925, sec. 3, 43 Stat. 971; 7 U.S.C., secs. 374, 375, 366.)

494. Ascertainment and certification of amounts due States; certificates withheld; appeal to Congress thereon.—That on or before the 1st day of July in each year after the passage of this Act the Secretary of Agriculture shall ascertain and certify to the Secretary of the Treasury as to each State and Territory whether it is complying with the provisions of this Act and is entitled to receive its share of the annual appropriations for agricultural experiment stations under this Act and the amount which thereupon each is entitled, respectively, to receive. If the Secretary of Agriculture shall withhold from any State or Territory a certificate 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 close of the next Congress in order that the State or Territory may, if it shall 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. The Secretary of Agriculture is hereby charged with the proper administration of this law. (Feb. 24, 1925, sec. 4, 43 Stat. 971; 7 U. S. C., sec. 376, 361.)

495. Unexpended appropriations.—That whenever it shall appear to the Secretary of the Treasury from the annual statement of receipts and expenditures of any of said stations that a portion of the preceding annual appropriation remains unexpended, such amount shall be deducted from the next succeeding annual appropriation to such station, in order that the amount of money appro*priated to any station shall not exceed the amount actually and necessarily required for its maintenance and support. (Mar. 2, 1887, sec. 6, 24 Stat. 441; 7 U.S. C., sec. 377.)

496. Relation of colleges to State or Territorial governments not affected. That nothing in this act shall be construed to impair or modify the legal relation existing between any of the said colleges and the government of the States or Territories in which they are respectively located. (Mar. 2, 1887, sec. 7, 24 Stat. 441; 7 Ủ. S. C., sec. 379.)

497. Application of act in States having experiment stations separate from agricultural colleges.-- That, in States having colleges entitled under this section to the benefits of this act and having also agricultural experiment stations established by law separate from said colleges, such States shall be authorized to apply such benefits to experiments at stations so established by such States; and in case any State shall have established, under the provisions of said act of July second aforesaid, an agricultural department or experimental station, in connection with any university, college, or institution not distinctively an agricultural college or school, and such State shall have established or shall hereafter establish a separate agricultural college or school, which shall have connected therewith an experimental farm or station, the legislature of such State may apply, in whole or in part, the appropriation by this act made to such separate agricultural college, or school, and no legislature shall by contract, express or implied, disable itself from so doing. (Mar. 2, 1887, sec. 8, 24 Stat. 441; 7 U.S.C., sec. 378.)

498. Report to Congress by Secretary.That the Secretary of Agriculture shall make an annual report to Congress on the receipts and cxpenditures and work of the agricultural experiment stations in all of the States and Territories, and also whether the appropriation of any State or Territory has been withheld; and if so, the reason therefor. (Feb. 24, 1925, sec. 5, 43 Stat. 972; 7 U. S. C., sec. 380.)

499. Power to amend, repeal, etc., reserved. That Congress may at any time amend, suspend, or repeal any and all of the provisions of this Act. (Mar. 2, 1887, sec. 10, 24 Stat. 442; Feb. 24, 1925, 43 Stat. 972; 7 U. S. C., sec. 382.)

500. Payment' to Georgia Experiment Station. That hereafter the Secretary of Agriculture be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to certify to the Secretary of the Treasury for payment, and the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay the appropriation for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eighteen, and all future appropriations, to the Georgia Experiment Station, as authorized by the Act of March second, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven (†wenty-fourth Statutes, page four hundred and forty), commonly referred to as the Hatch Act, and the Act of March sixteenth, nineteen hundred and six (Thirtyfourth Statutes, page sixty-three), known as the Adams Act, and all amendments to said Acts, in accordance with the act of the General Assembly of Georgia, approved December twenty-ninth, eighteen hundred and eighty-eight, establishing the Georgia Experiment Station, and the act of August eighteenth, nineteen hundred and six, accepting the benefits of the Adams Act (Georgia laws, nineteen hundred and six, page eleven hundred and sixty-one) : Provided further, That nothing herein shall be construed as limiting the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture over and respecting the supervision of the operation of the said Georgia Experiment Station as set forth in said Acts of Congress. (Oct. 1, 1918, 40 Stat. 998; 7 U. S. C., sec. 383.)

501. Hawaii made subject to Experiment Station and Cooperative Agricultural Extension Acts.- That beginning with the fiscal year ending June 30, 1929, the Territory of Hawaii shall be entitled to share in the benefits of the Act entitled “An Act to establish agricultural experiment stations in connection with the colleges established in the several States under the provisions of an Act approved July 2, 1862, and of the Acts supplementary thereto,” approved March 2, 1887, as amended and supplemented, and of the Act entitled “An Act to provide for cooperative agricultural extension work between the agricultural colleges in the several States receiving the benefits of an Act of Congress approved July 2, 1862, and of Acts supplementary thereto, and the United States Department of Agriculture, approved May 8, 1914, and of Acts supplementary thereto: Provided, That the experiment station so established shall be conducted jointly and in collaboration with the existing Federal experiment station in Hawaii in enlarging and expanding the work of the said Federal station on cooperative plans approved by the Secretary of Agriculture; and the Secretary of Agriculture shall coordinate the work of the Territorial station with that of the Federal station and of the United States Department of Agriculture in the islands: Provided further, That the Territory of Hawaii shall make provision for such additional buildings and permanent equipment as may be necessary for the development of the work. (May 16, 1928, sec. 1, 45 Stat. 571; 7 U.S. C., sec. 386.)

502. Appropriation for experiment station work in Hawaii.—To carry into effect the above provisions for extending to Hawaii the benefits of the Act of March 2, 1887, and supplementary Acts in the order and amounts designated by these Acts, the following sums are hereby authorized to be appropriated in addition to the amounts appropríated to the Department of Agriculture for use in Hawaii : $15,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1930; $20,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1931; $22,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1932; $24,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1933; $26,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1934; $28,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1935; $30,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1936; $50,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1937; $60,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1938; $70,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1939; $80,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1940; and $90,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941, and thereafter a sum equal to that provided for each State and Territory for agricultural experiment stations established under the Act of March 2, 1887. (May 16, 1928, sec. 2, 45 Stat. 572; 7 U. S. C., sec. 386a.)

503. Increase of appropriation for cooperative agricultural extension work authorized so as to include Hawaii.-The permanent annual appropriations provided for in section 3 of said Act of May 8, 1914, and of Acts supplementary thereto are hereby authorized to be increased by an amount necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act but without diminishing or increasing the amount which any State is entitled to under the provisions of said Act of May 8, 1914, and of Acts supplementary thereto. (May 16, 1928, sec. 3, 45 Stat. 572; 7 U. S. C., sec. 386b.)

504, Alaska made subject to Experiment Station and Cooperative Agricultural Extension Acts; amount of appropriation to depend on findings by Secretary:- That the following Acts, to wit, an Act entitled “An Act to establish agricultural experiment stations in connection with the colleges established in the several States under the provisions of an Act approved July 2, 1862, and of the Acts supplementary thereto”, approved March 2, 1887, as amended and supplemented, and known as the Hatch Act (7 U.S. C., secs. 362, 363, 365, 368, 377–379); and an Act entitled "An Act to provide for cooperative extension work between the agricultural colleges in the United States receiving the benefits of an Act of Congress approved July 2, 1862, and of Acts supplementary thereto, and the United States Department of Agriculture”, approved May 8, 1914, and known as the Smith-Lever Act [7 U. S. C., secs. 341-348), be, and the same are hereby, extended to the Territory of Alaska: Provided, That no appropriations shall be made under this Act 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.

With the approval of the Secretary of Agriculture, agricultural experiment substations, to the number of not more than two, may be maintained under the provisions of the Hatch Act. (Feb. 23, 1929, 45 Stat. 1256; 7 U. S. C., sec. 386c.)

505. Alaska experiment stations; discontinuance authorized.—That the Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to discontinue either or both of the experiment stations at Sitka and Kodiak, Alaska, whenever in his judgment such action is warranted. (May 27, 1930, 46 Stat. 396.)

506. Puerto Rico made subject to Experiment Station and Cooperative Agricultural Extension Acts; conditions.—That beginning with the fiscal year ending June 30, 1933, the Territory of Puerto Rico shall be entitled to share in the benefits of the Act entitled "An Act to establish agricultural experiment stations in connection with the colleges established in the several States under the provisions of an Act approved July 2, 1862, and of the Acts supplementary thereto,” approved March 2, 1887, as amended and supplemented, and of the Act entitled "An Act to provide for cooperative agricultural extension work between the agricultural colleges in the several States receiving the benefits of an Act of Congress approved July 2, 1862, and of Acts supplementary thereto, and the United States Department of Agriculture," approved May 8, 1914, and of Acts supplementary thereto: Provided, That the experiment station so established shall be connected with the College of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico and it shall be conducted jointly and in collaboration with the existing Federal experiment station in Puerto Rico in enlarging and expanding the work of the said Federal station on cooperative plans approved by the Secretary of Agriculture; and the Secretary of Agriculture shall coordinate the work of the Territorial stations with that of the Federal station and of the United States Department of Agriculture in the island: Provided further, That the several experiment stations now conducted by the

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