Letter to the Speaker of the House Transmitting a Supplemental Estimate of Appropriation for the Relief of Farmers in Drought Stricken Areas.
I have the honor to transmit herewith for the consideration of Congress a supplemental estimate of appropriation for the Department of Agriculture, amounting to $45,000,000, for the fiscal year 1931, to remain available until June 30, 1932, for the purpose of making advances or loans to farmers, as contemplated by the joint resolution entitled "Joint resolution for the relief of farmers in the drought and/or storm stricken areas of the United States," approved December 20, 1930.
The details of this supplemental estimate of appropriation, the necessity therefor, and the reason for its transmission at this time are set forth in the letter of the Director of the Bureau of the Budget transmitted herewith, with whose comments and observations thereon, I concur.
The White House,
January 5, 1931.
[The Speaker of the House of Representatives]
Note: The letter and accompanying papers are printed as House Document 706 (71st Cong., 3d sess.).
The President referred to Senate Joint Resolution 211, which is Public Resolution, No. 112 (46 Stat. 1032).
Herbert Hoover, Letter to the Speaker of the House Transmitting a Supplemental Estimate of Appropriation for the Relief of Farmers in Drought Stricken Areas. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/207277