As provided in Article 1.1 (§ 23-132.1 et seq.) of Chapter 11 of Title 23 and subject to the federally required plan, the Cooperative Extension Service Program within Virginia State University, hereinafter referred to as “the Service Program,” is hereby recognized. The Virginia State University is hereby empowered to accept grants, gifts or donations for the Cooperative Extension Service Program from the governing bodies of the several counties and cities of the Commonwealth, other public or private agencies, and individual donors. The Cooperative Extension Service Program shall be operated cooperatively by Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and Virginia State University, with agreed upon areas of program and service emphasis as set forth in the unified plan submitted by the two institutions to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Virginia State University shall file such reports on the activities of the Service Program as may be required by law or requested by the Governor and the two institutions shall file such reports on the unified plan as may be required by law or requested by the Governor.
1994, c. 433.