Agriculture Appropriation Act of 1905

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Agricultural Appropriation Act
Great Seal of the United States
Other short titlesAgricultural Appropriation Act of 1906
Long titleAn Act making appropriations for the Department of Agricultural for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth nineteen hundred and six.
Enacted bythe 58th United States Congress
EffectiveMarch 3, 1905
Public law58-188
Statutes at Large33 Stat. 861
Legislative history
  • Introduced in the House as H.R. 18329
  • Senate agreed to amendment on February 14, 1905 (18-34) with further amendment
  • House agreed to Senate amendment on February 16, 1905 (263-5)
  • Signed into law by President Theodore Roosevelt on March 3, 1905

The United States federal Agriculture Appropriation Act, governing agricultural appropriations for 1906, was signed into law by President Theodore Roosevelt on March 3, 1905.[1] Under the act the Office of Public Road Inquiries and the Division of Tests within the Bureau of Chemistry were merged effective July 1, 1905 to form the Office of Public Roads.[2][3]


  1. ^ Gates, Otis H., ed. (1913). Laws Applicable to the United States Department of Agriculture (revised, 1912 ed.). U. S. Government Printing Office. p. 114. OCLC 5190280. 33 Stat. 861.
  2. ^ "Records of the Bureau of Public Roads". National Archives of the United States. Retrieved December 8, 2015.
  3. ^ Eno, F. H. (1936). Soil Surveys for Highways: A Review of Present Practices and a Brief History ([Ohio State University] Engineering Experiment Station Circular 33). Ohio State University Studies, Engineering Series. Vol. 5. p. 10.