PUBLIC LAW 87-162-AUG. 25, 1961
Public Law 87-161 JOINT RESOLUTION August 25, 1961 To provide for recognition of the centennial of the establishment of the [H. J. Res. 435] Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes.
Whereas May 15, 1962, marks the centennial of legislation establishing the United States Department of Agriculture; and Whereas such Act is a landmark in agricultural and legislative history; and Whereas the research, service, and educational work of the United States Department of Agriculture has over the years resulted in great benefits to the American people through increased efficiency in the production, utilization, and marketing of agricultural products essential to the health and welfare of our people and through the promotion of a sound and prosperous agriculture and rural life indispensable to the maintenance of maximum employment and national prosperity; and Whereas during the hundred years since the establishment of the Department of Agriculture a significant factor in producing the unparalleled agricultural revolution which has taken place in this Nation has been the cooperation between the United States Department of Agriculture and the national system of land-grant universities and colleges which was inaugurated under the first Morrill Act of July 2, 1862, and this historical anniversary will also be yulcfsol^e^t'seq. observed during the same year: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the Senate ana House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That it is fitting and proper A^icSit»L-^e? ^"* °' to commemorate the centennial of the establishment of the Department centennial. of Agriculture by appropriate celebration; that the President is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation designating 1962 as thorY^at^n""" ^"' the centennial year of the establishment of the United States Department of Agriculture; that such centennial be otherwise appropriately recognized and commemorated; that the Department of Agriculture in its centennial observances may cooperate with land-grant universities and colleges and other appropriate organizations and individuals; and that the historical and present close cooperative relationship with the national system of land-grant universities and colleges be recognized in connection with such centennial. Approved August 25, 1961. Public Law 87-162 AN ACT Granting the consent of Congress to the compact or agreement between the States of North Dakota and Minnesota with respect to the boundary between such States.
August 25, 1961 [H. R. 7189]
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the consent of te^tat^c'cl!^^ct^ Congress is hereby given to the compact or agreement between the States of North Dakota and Minnesota with respect to the boundary between such States as set forth in the Act of North Dakota designated as house bill numbered 587, as approved by the Governor of such State on February 4, 1961, and as set forth in chapter 236, session laws 1961 of the State of Minnesota. ^ SEC. 2. The right to alter, amend, or repeal this Act is expressly reserved. Approved August 25, 1961.