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COMMITTEE ON
AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY
UNITED STATES SENATE
NINETY-SECOND CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

ON

S. 1612

A BILL TO ESTABLISH A REVENUE-SHARING PROGRAM FOR

RURAL DEVELOPMENT

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U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

63-582

WASHINGTON : 1971

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COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY

HERMAN E. TALMADGE, Georgia, Chairman ALLEN J. ELLENDER, Louisiana

JACK MILLER, Iowa
JAMES 0. EASTLAND, Mississippi

GEORGE D. AIKEN, Vermont
B. EVERETT JORDAN, North Carolina MILTON R. YOUNG, North Dakota
GEORGE MCGOVERN, South Dakota

CARL T. CURTIS, Nebraska
JAMES B. ALLEN, Alabama

ROBERT DOLE, Kansas HUBERT H. HUMPHREY, Minnesota HENRY BELLMON, Oklahoma LAWTON CHILES, Florida

Cotys M. MOUSER, Chief Clerk

SUBCOMMITTEE ON RURAL DEVELOPMENT

HUBERT H. HUMPHREY, Minnesota, Chairman ALLEN J. ELLENDER, Louisiana

CARL T. CURTIS, Nebraska JAMES O. EASTLAND, Mississippi

ROBERT DOLE, Kansas JAMES B. ALLEN, Alabama

HENRY BELLMON, Oklahoma

Ex OFFICIO MEMBERS HERMAN E. TALMADGE, Georgia

JACK MILLER, Iowa

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CONTENTS

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Statement of -

Allen, Hon. James B., a U.S. Senator from the State of Alabama----
Bellmon, Hon. Henry, a U.S. Senator from the State of Oklahoma --

Brown, Dr. George Hay, Director, Bureau of the Census, U.S. Depart-

ment of Commerce

Connally, Hon. John B., Jr., Secretary of the Treasury.

Curtis, Hon. Carl T., a U.S. Senator from the State of Nebraska.

Dole, Hon. Robert, a U.S. Senator from the State of Kansas..

Hardin, Hon. Clifford M., Secretary of Agriculture.--.

Humphrey, Hon. Hubert H., a U.S. Senator from the State of

Minnesota.--

Miller, Hon. Jack, a U.S. Senator from the State of Iowa...

Romney, Hon. George, Secretary, Department of Housing and Urban

Development.--

Miscellaneous documents,

S. 1612, 92d Congress.

Request from Department of Agriculture.

Section-by-section analysis of S. 1612..

Fact sheet-Rural Community Development Revenue Sharing Act

of 1971..

Rural community development revenue sharing-hold harmless

baseline.

Excerpt from President Nixon's State of the Union address, January 22,

1971..

Comments by President Nixon on programs for rural America, Grand

Forks, N. Dak., October 19, 1970..

Excerpt from President Nixon's remarks before a student-faculty con-

vocation, University of Nebraska, January 14, 1971.-

President Nixon's remarks before a joint session of the Iowa State

Legislature, March 1, 1971.---

President Nixon's remarks to farm media representatives, Des Moines,

Iowa, March 1, 1971.

President Nixon's remarks upon signing message to Congress con-

cerning proposed rural revenue sharing--

President Nixon's message to Congress regarding special revenue

sharing for rural development.

Rural development legislation introduced in the 91st and 92d Con-

gresses.

State laws designed for industrial development in small towns and

rural areas

Bibliography on optimum city size and municipal efficiency -

Letter to and replies from:

Gov. William A. Egan of Alaska.

Gov. John M. Haydon of American Samoa.

Gov. Jack Williams of Arizona -

Gov. Dale Bumpers of Arkansas.

Gov. Ronald Reagan of California..

Gov. Thomas J. Meskill of Connecticut.

Gov. Jimmy Carter of Georgia.

Gov. John A. Burns of Hawaii.

Gov. Richard B. Ogilvie of Illinois..

Gov. Louie B. Nunn of Kentucky.

Gov. John J. McKeithen of Louisiana -

Gov. Kenneth M. Curtis of Maine.

Gov. William G. Milliken of Michigan-

Gov. John Bell Williams of Mississippi.

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