Any corporation or association organized in any county to provide instruction and practical demonstration in agriculture and home economics, to promote advanced business methods among farmers or to assist in any manner in the development of agriculture and the improvement of country life, organized and conducted in a manner to receive any portion of the money appropriated under the provisions of an act of the Congress of the United States, entitled “The Smith-Lever Act”, shall annually receive towards the maintenance of a county agricultural agent, towards the maintenance of a county club agent and towards the maintenance of a county home demonstration agent such amounts as are appropriated for said purposes by each session of the General Assembly. Such payments shall be made upon certification of the trustees of The University of Connecticut of the amount to which each county is entitled under the provisions of this section and upon further certification that such organization is entitled to and has received a portion of the money allotted to the state under the provisions of said act, the amount thereof, the date when such money was paid to such organization and the amount which such organization has received from sources other than under the provisions of said act during the year ended September thirtieth next preceding, provided such sums received for the purpose of defraying the expenses of such organization from sources other than under the provisions of said act and of this section during the period stipulated shall be at least one thousand dollars from within each county, and provided the trustees of said university shall certify only one such organization in each county. There shall annually be appropriated to The University of Connecticut the sum of sixteen thousand dollars which shall be used by The University of Connecticut for a grant of two thousand dollars to each such organization in each county. The University of Connecticut may annually, in addition thereto, make a grant of the amount in excess of two thousand dollars and not exceeding ten thousand dollars which such organization has received from sources other than under the provisions of said act and of this section during the year ended September thirtieth next preceding and a sum equal to that received as an additional county appropriation during the year ended September 30, 1960. The University of Connecticut shall periodically audit the expenditures of funds paid pursuant to this section to such organizations in each county. Any municipality, at a meeting held for such purpose, may appropriate such sum as such meeting determines for the purposes of such organization, to be expended within such municipality. The buildings and properties owned on September 30, 1960, by Hartford, Middlesex and Windham Counties, including equipment and furnishings, and used on said date by the Agricultural Extension Services of The University of Connecticut, shall be transferred to The University of Connecticut to be used by the Cooperative Extension Service.
Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 22-11
- Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
- Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.