Senate Concurrent Resolution 42
116th Congress(2019-2020)
A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that August 30, 2020, be observed as the 130th anniversary of the 1890 Land-Grant Educational Institutions.
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Jul 30, 2020
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jul 30, 2020
Latest Action
Jul 30, 2020
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Concurrent Resolution
Concurrent Resolution
A form of legislative measure used for the regulation of business within both chambers of Congress, not for proposing changes in law. Depending on the chamber of origin, they begin with a designation of either H.Con.Res. or S.Con.Res. Joint resolutions and simple resolutions are other types of resolutions.
Bill Number
42
Congress
116
Policy Area
Agriculture and Food
Agriculture and Food
Primary focus of measure is agricultural practices; agricultural prices and marketing; agricultural education; food assistance or nutrition programs; food industry, supply, and safety; aquaculture; horticulture and plants. Measures concerning international trade in agricultural products may fall under Foreign Trade and International Finance policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Arkansas
Mississippi
Maryland
Alabama
Missouri
North Carolina
Virginia
Virginia
West Virginia
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

This concurrent resolution expresses the sense of Congress that (1) the 130th year anniversary of the 1890 Land-Grant Educational Institutions should be observed with appropriate ceremonies and activities to recognize the collective contributions that these 19 historically Black federal land-grant educational institutions have made to the United States, (2) the Department of Agriculture and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture should remain committed to supporting the goals of the Second Morrill Act and the Smith-Lever Act, and (3) the Second Morrill Act and the Smith-Lever Act have helped the United States develop agricultural leaders.

Text (1)
Actions (2)
07/30/2020
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. (text: CR S4638)
07/30/2020
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Jul 31, 2020 4:42:08 AM
Updated
Apr 16, 2021 6:44:29 PM