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Senate Simple Resolution 418
117th Congress(2021-2022)
A resolution expressing support for the designation of October 3 through October 9, 2021, as "National 4-H Week".
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S. RES. 418 (Introduced-in-Senate)


117th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. RES. 418


Expressing support for the designation of October 3 through October 9, 2021, as “National 4–H Week”.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

October 7, 2021

Mr. Boozman (for himself, Ms. Stabenow, Ms. Smith, Mr. Marshall, Mr. Grassley, Mr. Warnock, Mr. Cramer, Mr. King, Mr. Hoeven, Ms. Collins, Mr. Booker, Mr. Tillis, Ms. Ernst, Mr. Brown, Mr. Braun, Mrs. Fischer, Mr. Risch, Mr. Wicker, Mr. Blunt, Mr. Coons, Mr. Durbin, Mr. Kaine, Mr. Rounds, Mr. Moran, Mr. Cassidy, Mr. Carper, Mrs. Hyde-Smith, Ms. Klobuchar, Mr. Peters, Mr. Rubio, Mr. Hagerty, Mr. Manchin, Mr. Inhofe, Mr. Lankford, Mr. Young, Mr. Cotton, Mr. Barrasso, Mr. Bennet, Mr. Luján, Mr. Burr, Mr. Daines, Mr. Heinrich, Ms. Hassan, Mr. Cornyn, Mrs. Gillibrand, and Mr. Scott of South Carolina) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry


RESOLUTION

Expressing support for the designation of October 3 through October 9, 2021, as “National 4–H Week”.

    Whereas 4–H is the largest youth development organization in the United States, supporting nearly 6,000,000 young people across the country;

    Whereas 4–H helps young people become confident, independent, resilient, and compassionate leaders;

    Whereas 4–H is delivered by the Cooperative Extension System, a community of more than 100 land-grant universities across the United States that provides experiences for young people to learn through hands-on projects in the important areas of health, science, agriculture, and civic engagement;

    Whereas the National Institute of Food and Agriculture of the Department of Agriculture serves as the Federal partner of 4–H in collaboration with land-grant universities, the Cooperative Extension System, and the National 4–H Council;

    Whereas National 4–H Week showcases the incredible ways that 4–H provides opportunities for all young people and highlights the remarkable members of 4–H in all 50 States and across the globe who work each day to make a positive impact on other individuals;

    Whereas the 4–H network of nearly 500,000 volunteers and 3,500 professionals provides caring and supportive mentoring to all members of 4–H, helping members to grow into true leaders, entrepreneurs, and visionaries; and

    Whereas members of 4–H will celebrate “National 4–H Week” during the week of October 3 through October 9, 2021: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved,

That the Senate—

(1) supports the designation of October 3 through 9, 2021, as “National 4–H Week”;

(2) recognizes the important role of 4–H in youth development and education; and

(3) encourages all citizens to recognize 4–H for the significant impact the organization and members have made and continue to make by empowering young people with the skills needed to lead for a lifetime.