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  1. Americans at Risk: The Case of the Medically Uninsured. Hearing before the Special Committee on Aging. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.

    This document presents witness testimonies and prepared statements from the Congressional hearing called to examine the plight of the medically uninsured in America. Opening statements are included from Senators John Heinz, Charles E. Grassley, Christopher J. Dodd, and John Glenn; prepared statements are given from Senators Lawton Chiles and…

  2. Prospects for Better Health for Older Women. Hearing before the Special Committee on Aging. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session (Toledo, OH).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.

    This document is the text of a Senate hearing on prospects for better health for older women. Senator Glenn's opening remarks discuss the importance of health promotion measures in reducing chronic illnesses, the lack of insurance for these health promotion activities, specific problems for "pink-collar" working women, and biomedical advancement.…

  3. Employment Opportunities for Women: Today and Tomorrow. Hearing before the Special Committee on Aging. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session (Cleveland, OH).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.

    This document contains witness testimonies and prepared statements from the Senate hearing held in Cleveland, Ohio to examine issues dealing with work and retirement policy and how they affect older women. Opening statements are presented from Senator John Glenn and Congresswoman Mary Rose Oakar. Witnesses providing testimony include: (1) Harvey…

  4. Working Americans: Equality at Any Age. Hearing before the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.

    This report of a congressional hearing focuses on the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), which permits forced retirement of American workers solely on the basis of age, that is, mandatory retirement at age 70. Testimony includes statements and prepared statements from a United States Representative, individuals who have been forced to…

  5. Disposal of high-level nuclear waste. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session, October 30, 1985

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    Representatives of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), the Environmental Protection Agency, state public service commissions and waste offices, and the general public testified at a hearing on the siting of siting waste disposal facilities. At issue was the possibility of placing such a site in Vermont because of its geographic location, its extreme winter climate, and its unsuitable geology. Concerns at public hearings in Vermont and elsewhere emphasized the need to review the current Nuclear Waste Policy Act to see that legislative intent has been followed and whether its focus on political rather than technological solutions is sound. Speakers focused on health and environmental issues in the siting question. NRC Chairman Palladino described how the DOE has performed its mission plan under the program. Material submitted for the record follows the testimony of 15 witnesses.

  6. Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas moratoria. Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session, September 17, 1985

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    Representatives of oil and gas producing states, the petroleum and mineral industry, environmental agencies and groups, and others testified on the impact which a lease moratorium affecting the Outer Continental Shelf will have, specifically on California. Among the issues raised were the current oil glut and the need to take a long view in energy production, the environmental risks of offshore drilling, and the economic impact on drilling companies and those who manufacture drilling equipment. The moratorium would affect only the proposal to expand leasing and drilling operations, not platforms already in operation in the tidelands and off the coast of California. Two appendices with additional responses and material submitted for the record follows the testimony of the 24 witnesses.

  7. Missing and Exploited Children. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Juvenile Justice of the Committee on the Judiciary. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session on S. 1174 (Lexington, KY, August 21, 1985).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

    This document presents witness testimonies and prepared statements from the Senate hearing called to examine the issue of missing and exploited children. In his opening statement, Senator McConnell discusses S. 1174, a bill he introduced to provide some limited funding for a matching grant program to establish state missing children's centers…

  8. The Relationship between Nutrition, Aging, and Health: A Personal and Social Challenge. Hearing before the Special Committee on Aging. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session (Albuquerque, New Mexico).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.

    This document presents witness testimonies and prepared statements from a Senate hearing called to examine the relationship between nutrition, aging, and health. An opening statement by Senator Jeff Bingaman is included. Jeffrey Blumberg, the acting associate director of the Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, provides an…

  9. Strategies to Reduce Hunger in America. Hearing before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, Ninety-ninth Congress, Second Session on Oversight on Strategies to Reduce Hunger in America.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    This document is a transcript of testimony given to the Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources. Strategies to reduce hunger in America are described and analyzed in the wake of proposed legislation, the Hunger Relief Act of 1986. Testimony is given on the following topics: (1) the Food Stamp Program; (2) supplemental food programs; (3)…

  10. The Crisis in Home Health Care: Greater Need, Less Care. Hearing before the Special Committee on Aging. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session (Philadelphia, PA, July 28, 1986).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.

    This document presents witnesses' testimonies and prepared statements from the Congressional hearing held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to examine reports of inappropriate, at times illegal, denials of critical home health care to sick older Americans. In his opening statement, Senator John Heinz presents examples of victims who were denied proper…

  11. Juvenile Rape Victims. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Juvenile Justice of the Committee on the Judiciary. On the Problems of Juvenile Victims in Sexual Assault Cases. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

    This document provides witness testimonies and prepared statements from the Congressional hearing called to consider the problems of juvenile victims in sexual assault cases. Opening statements are given by Senators Arlen Specter, Paul Simon, and Mitch McConnell. The recent controversy concerning the rape conviction of Gary Dotson and the…

  12. Computer Pornography and Child Exploitation Prevention Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Juvenile Justice of the Committee on the Judiciary. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session on S. 1305 (October 1, 1985).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

    The Computer Pornography and Child Exploitation Prevention Act would establish criminal penalties for the transmission by computer of obscene matter, or by computer or other means, of matter pertaining to the sexual exploitation of children. Opening statements by Senators Trible, Denton, Specter, and McConnell are presented. The text of the bill…

  13. The Older Americans Act and Its Application to Native Americans. Hearing before the Special Committee on Aging. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session (Oklahoma City, OK, June 28, 1986).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.

    Three panels appearing before the Senate Special Committee on Aging discuss the sensitivity of the Administration on Aging to Native Americans, coordination of services between Title II and Title VI of the Older Americans Act, and availability of services under the act. Witnesses recommend language be included in the reauthorization of the Older…

  14. S. 2679: a bill to grant the consent of Congress to the Appalachian States Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact. Introduced in the Senate of the United States, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session, July 23, 1986

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    An amendment to Title II of Public Law 99-240 grants Congressional consent to the Appalachian States Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact. The compact includes the states of Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. The purpose is to develop and manage a regional facility for the treatment and storage of low-level wastes that will be consistent with the protection of the residents' health, safety, and welfare.

  15. Price-Anderson Act Amendments Act of 1985. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy Research and Development of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session on S. 1225, June 25, 1985

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    A hearing on S. 1225, which clarifies and expands insurance coverage under the Price-Anderson Act, brought testimony from Nuclear Regulatory Commissioners, representatives of several states and power companies, insurance underwriters, and DOE. At issue was DOE's recommended changes to limit liability and to include commercial and defense waste facilities under the provisions for special coverage in event of an extraordinary nuclear occurrence. DOE's request was to update, but not to radically change the Price-Anderson Act. Utilities and insurance underwriters objected to policies which would impose heavier financial burdens on the nuclear power industry by requiring insurance pools. Witnesses noted the adverse effects of unlimited liability as well as the need to insure the health of the insurance industry in conjunction with promoting nuclear power. The testimony of 17 witnesses and additional responses for the record follows the text of S. 1225.

  16. Reauthorization of pipeline safety. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session, March 28, 1985

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    A hearing to review the Department of Transportation's program of pipeline safety and budget request for fiscal year 1986 of nearly $9.5 million also examined pay adjustments to make up for the freeze on spending. A Department spokesman outlined the pipeline safety program's activities in regulatory research to prevent failures, personnel training for inspection and enforcement, and information dissemination to those involved in pipeline transportation. There was also testimony by members of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners pointing out the need for adequate funding if the states are to enforce federal safety standards. Representatives of the trade association for interstate gas pipelines noted a downward trend in pipeline failures and a consistency in the proportion of damage caused by third parties. Additional material and correspondence submitted for the record follows the testimony of the witnesses.

  17. S. 2799: a bill to consolidate and improve Federal laws providing compensation and establishing liability for oil spills. Introduced in the Senate of the United States, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session, September 9, 1986

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    The Oil Pollution Liability and Compensation Act of 1986 consolidates and improves existing federal law. The Act clarifies definitions and conditions for liability either on the high seas, at offshore facilities, or in port or onshore facilities. It also sets liability limits for vessel or facility owners, with such limits subject to periodic adjustment, and defines the uses of the fund established to pay claims. Sections of the bill describe procedures for litigation, jurisdiction and venue and interaction with state and local laws. Title II contains conforming amendments affecting the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Fund, the High Seas Act, Clean Water Act, and the Deepwater Port Act. Title III covers international conventions and the International Fund.

  18. Copyright Holder Protection Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks of the Committee on the Judiciary. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session on S. 1384. A Bill to Amend the Copyright Act of 1976 to Clarify the Operation of the Derivative Works Exception (November 20, 1985).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

    This hearing addressed Senate Bill 1384, which deals with the copyright issue and seeks to alter the 5-to-4 decision of the Supreme Court of the United States in the Mills Music case. The question under consideration is whether the law should be made explicit to the effect that the class of intended beneficiaries of all royalties under the…

  19. Cable-Porn and Dial-A-Porn Control Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Criminal Law of the Committee on the Judiciary. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session on S. 1090. A Bill to Amend Section 1464 of Title 18, United States Code, Relating to Broadcasting Obscene Language, and for Other Purposes (July 31, 1985).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

    A Senate hearing on the cable porn and dial-a-porn control bill is presented in this document. Opening statements by Senators Jeremiah Denton, Arlen Specter, and Jesse Helms discuss the need for this bill and its content. The text of the bill itself is included. Jack D. Smith, General Counsel of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)…

  20. Abolishing the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Juvenile Justice of the Committee on the Judiciary. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session on Freezing Fund Which Congress Has Mandated for Certain Vital Juvenile Justice Programs.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

    This document contains witness testimonies and prepared statements from the Senate hearing called to inquire into the procedures used by the administration to freeze funds which had been mandated by Congress for juvenile justice programs. In opening statements, Senator Arlen Specter called the administration's actions illegal and Senator Jeremiah…

  1. Child Victim Witness Protection Act of 1985. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Juvenile Justice of the Committee on the Judiciary. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session on S. 1156 (Birmingham, AL, September 3, 1985; Washington, DC, November 19, 1985).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

    This document presents the texts of two Senate hearings on S. 1156, the Child Victim Witness Protection Act of 1985. The text of the first hearing, held in Birmingham, Alabama, contains the text of S. 1156 and an opening statement by Senator Denton which summarizes the overall policy behind the bill. A statement by Senator McConnell is included.…

  2. Constitutional Amendment Relating to School Prayer. Hearing on S.J. Res. 2: A Joint Resolution Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of the United States Relating to Voluntary Silent Prayer or Reflection, before the Subcommittee on the Constitution of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session (June 19, 1985).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

    Senate Joint Resolution 2 calls for an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to allow voluntary silent prayer or reflection in public schools. The hearing report consists of testimony on the proposed legislation by expert witnesses, prepared statements by various individuals and organizations, and newspaper article reprints and Supreme Court opinions…

  3. Statistical Policy for an Aging America. Joint Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy, Nuclear Proliferation, and Government Processes of the Committee on Governmental Affairs and the Subcommittee on Aging of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs.

    Testimony on the need for building an information base on the changing demographics of an aging society in order to make intelligent policy decisions is presented in this Senate committee hearing. Opening statements by Senators Charles Grassley and John Glenn are provided. Jacob A. Brody, dean of the School of Public Health, University of Illinois…

  4. The Cost and Availability of Liability Insurance for Small Business. Hearings before the Committee on Small Business. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session on the Cost and Availability of Liability Insurance for Small Business. Part 2 (February 20 and 21, 1986).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Small Business.

    The text of a Senate Committee on Small Business hearing on the cost and availability of liability insurance for small business is presented in this document. The crisis faced by small business with skyrocketing insurance rates is described in statements by Senators Lowell Weicker, Jr., Robert Kasten, Jr., Dale Bumpers, Paul Trible, Jr., James…

  5. Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Aging of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session on Review of Health Care Services Available for People with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia and To Review Proposals Related to the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    A Senate hearing reviewing health care services available for people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia and reviewing proposals related to the treatment of Alzheimer's disease is presented in this document. Statements are given by Senators Charles E. Grassley, Albert Gore, Paula Hawkins, Howard M. Metzenbaum, Larry Pressler, and Paul…

  6. Dropout Prevention and Reentry Act of 1985. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Education, Arts and Humanities of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session on S. 1525 to Amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to Provide Grants to Local Educational Agencies for Dropout Prevention Demonstration Projects (October 17, 1985).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    This document presents the text of the Senate hearing on the Dropout Prevention and Reentry Act of 1985, a bill designed to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to provide grants to local educational agencies for dropout prevention demonstration projects. Testimony is delivered by Senators Stafford, Pell, Chafee, Bradley,…

  7. Health Care for Older Americans: Insuring against Catastrophic Loss. Hearings before the Special Committee on Aging. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session (Part 1--Fort Smith, AR, August 27, 1986; Part 2--Little Rock, AR, August 28, 1986).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.

    This document contains witness testimonies from a two-part Senate hearing called to examine different aspects of the problem of delivering appropriate, affordable, long-term health care and catastrophic coverage for older adults in America. Opening statements by Senator David Pryor are included for both sessions of the hearing. A statement by…

  8. Developments in Aging: 1984. Volume 1. A Report of the Special Committee on Aging. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session. Pursuant to S. Res. 354, March 2, 1984, Resolution Authorizing a Study of the Problems of the Aged and Aging.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.

    This is a 1984 annual Senate report on aging which examines the health, income, employment, housing, and assistance problems of older people. In a preface, Senators Heinz and Glenn note the following significant events of l984: (1) Congress reauthorized the Older Americans Act; (2) a strong economy with low inflation helped Social Security and…

  9. Exploitation of Runaways. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Children, Family, Drugs and Alcoholism of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session on Examining Alternative Ways to Serve Runaway and Homeless Youths (October 1, 1985).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    This document contains testimonies from witnesses and prepared statements from the Congressional hearing called to examine the exploitation of runaway children and adolescents. Opening statements are included from Senators Hawkins, Dodd, and Grassley which briefly describe runaway statistics, the dangers faced by runaways, and efforts to help…

  10. Drug Abuse in the Military. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Children, Family, Drugs and Alcoholism of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session on Reviewing the Problem of Drug Abuse in the Military.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    This document contains transcripts of testimonies and prepared statements from the Congressional hearing called to examine the effects of illicit drug use and alcoholism on military personnel. Following statements by Senators Hawkins, Grassley, and Kerry, testimonies from representatives of the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard are…

  11. Domestic Violence and Public Health. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Children, Family, Drugs and Alcoholism of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session on Examination of Recommendations Proposed to Help Victims of Domestic Violence Resulting from Health-Related Crimes (October 30, 1985).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    This document contains witness testimonies from the Congressional hearing called to examine the issue of domestic violence and public health. Senator Hawkins' opening statement recognizes the work of Surgeon General C. Everett Koop in organizing a workshop of over 150 experts in the public health field to examine the problem of domestic violence.…

  12. Global foresight capability of US Government. Joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Governmental Efficiency and the District of Columbia of the Committee on Governmental Affairs and the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session, April 30, 1985

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    Both active and retired representatives of the Executive and Legislative branches of government, as well as Icelandic author Valfells testified on US capacity to anticipate global problems and public policy changes. The concept includes anticipating which crops and manufactured goods to pursue for world markets and technology transfers, as well as political and economic disruptions. Planning based on foresight would also anticipate natural disasters and affect population, including immigration and retirement, policies. Senator Gore of Tennessee spoke of the need to analyze and use data for better planning. A. Alan Hill of the Executive Office described the work of the Global Issues Working Group, while others discussed the role of global forecasting and such joint undertakings as the Global 2000 model. Valfells described the Iceland 2000 model and its role in policymaking. Additional material for the record follows the testimony of the six principal witnesses.

  13. Child Health and Fitness. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Children, Family, Drugs and Alcoholism of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, Ninety-ninth Congress, First Session on Examining Problems Confronting the Physical Condition of Our Children and Ways to Help Them.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC.

    Testimony and prepared statements on child fitness and health in the United States were presented at this hearing. Physical fitness experts testified on: (1) the potential dangers faced by physically unfit children; (2) the connection between obesity and cardiovascular diseases; (3) the role of physical education and athletics in keeping children…

  14. H. R. 99: an act to provide for the conservation, rehabilitation, and improvement of natural and cultural resources located on public or Indian lands, and for other purposes. Introduced in the Senate of the United States, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session, July 15, 1985

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    The American Conservation Corps Act of 1985 is a response to the finding that providing young men and women with the education and employment associated with conserving and rehabilitating public and Indian lands will help the country. The bill also provides assistance to state and local projects on non-federal public land. The bill defines various terms and outlines how to establish and administer the programs. Examples of projects the legislation covers include wildlife habitat, rangeland, recreational areas, urban areas, fisheries, roads and trails, and land reclamation. Programs with long-term public benefits, that instill the enrollee with a work ethic and sense of public service, that are labor intensive, and have a short lead time will receive preference. The agency will also develop volunteer services if they do not displace paid enrollees. Pay scales will be 95% of base pay of the armed forces.

  15. Improving the Health Status of Native Hawaiians, and for Other Purposes. Select Committee on Indian Affairs. Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session (October 6, 1986).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs.

    The purpose of U.S. Senate Bill S. 2243 is to improve the health status of native Hawaiians through the authorization of programs designed to provide a comprehensive health promotion and disease prevention system of services for them. The Select Committee on Indian Affairs reported on the following points, including pertinent statistics: (1)…

  16. Impact of Drug Education. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Children, Family, Drugs and Alcoholism of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session on Examining the Need for Drug Abuse Prevention Programs in Public Schools and on Proposals to Provide Assistance for the Development and Expansion of Drug Prevention Programs in Elementary and Secondary Schools in the United States.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    This document contains witness testimonies and prepared statements from the Senate hearing called to examine what drug abuse prevention curriculum will effectively teach public school children to say "no" to drugs. Opening statements are included from Senators Paula Hawkins, John Kerry, Alfonse D'Amato, Dennis DeConcini, Charles Grassley, Daniel…

  17. Preventing Infant Mortality: Intergovernmental Dimensions of a National Problem. Joint Hearings and Report on S. 1209: To Establish the National Commission To Prevent Infant Mortality, before the Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations of the Committee on Governmental Affairs and the Committee on the Budget. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session (Miami, Florida, September 11, 1985; Pensacola, Florida, October 11, 1985; Washington, D.C., October 31, 1985).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs.

    A subcommittee report introduces the subject of these joint hearings--the problem of infant mortality in the United States; addresses the need for the legislation; summarizes the proposed legislation; and lists endorsing organizations. The hearings examine both the scope of the problem and S. 1209, legislation to create a national commission to…

  18. Comprehensive Smokeless Tobacco and Health Education Act of 1985. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session. Report to Accompany S.1574.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    This document summarizes the Comprehensive Smokeless Tobacco and Health Education Act of 1985 bill. A summary of the impact of the bill is included which notes the following: (1) programs to inform the public of the dangers of smokeless tobacco are to be established; (2) smokeless tobacco products will carry one of three warning statements; and…

  19. Child Pornography and Pedophillia. Report Made by the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Governmental Affairs. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs.

    This document contains an extensive overview of the topics of child pornography and pedophilia. Pedophilia is defined for this report as a condition in which an adult's primary sexual attraction is to prepubescent children roughly between the ages of 6 and 12. The introduction discusses the recent history of public awareness of the problem,…

  20. The Economic Evolution of Rural America. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Agriculture and Transportation of the Joint Economic Committee. Congress of the United States, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session (February 11, May 15, 1985). Part 1.

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    Joint Economic Committee, Washington, DC.

    Three days of hearings focused on rural America, in general, and on South Dakota (as the most agrarian of all states), in particular, in an attempt to formulate a blueprint for a national agenda on improving the state of rural America. The first day's sessions addressed the outlook for the South Dakota economy. The second day's sessions considered…

  1. S. 1029: a bill that may be cited as the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 1986. Introduced in the Senate of the United States, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session, April 29, 1985

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    The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1986 (S.1029) authorizes the Department of Defense (DOD) personnel levels, military construction, research and development programs on national security by DOE, and civil defense. Title I outlines procurement levels for aircraft, missiles, ammunition, and other items for each of the military branches and defense agencies. The bill also extends the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS). Title II authorizes research, development, and testing funds for the Armed Forces, while Title III allocates funds for operating and maintaining each of the services. There are line item figures for each of the miliary facilities. Subsequent titles cover personnel appropriations for housing, educational loans, allowances for dependents, and expenses for both military and civilian personnel; research programs at national laboratories and other research facilities; and provisions for Civil Defense programs.

  2. Global warming. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Toxic Substances and Environmental Oversight of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session, December 10, 1985

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    Scientists and public officials testified at a hearing held to explore the evidence and speculation that a warming trend is changing the global environment that was the conclusion of a 29-nation conference of private and government scientists. The witnesses described the potential environmental destruction caused by the greenhouse effect, but also noted that technological solutions in the form of controlling gases and reforestation are available. A consensus has emerged in recent years that gases formed under the greenhouse effect will have a greater effect on climate than any other factor. The witnesses included Ralph Circerone of the National Center for Atmospheric Research, Syukuro Manage of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and Carl Sagan of Cornell. Two additional statements submitted for the record follow the testimony of the six witnesses.

  3. S. Con. Res. 148: concurrent resolution expressing the sense of congress concerning the nuclear disaster at Chernobyl in the Soviet Union. Introduced in the Senate of the United States, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session, June 13, 1986

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    The resolution expresses Congressional concern over the nuclear disaster at Chernobyl, particularly in the area of loss of food and livestock in the area affected by the accident. Noting the US tradition and capacity to provide food assistance, the resolution calls upon the Agriculture Secretary to promote and assist the commercial sale of live dairy cows and dairy beef products to foreign countries.

  4. Fifty Years of Social Security: Past Achievements and Future Challenges. An Information Paper Prepared for Use by the Special Committee on Aging. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.

    This document contains six essays examining the history and impact of the social security program on America's economic and social development. "Social Security: The Cornerstone of American Social Welfare Policy," by Malcolm H. Morrison, presents brief background information on the system and discusses the basic principles of social security. The…

  5. Economic implications of locating a nuclear waste repository in Texas. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Nuclear Regulation of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session, February 11, 1985, Hereford, TX

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    Ten witnesses representing Texas industries and agriculture spoke at a field hearing in Hereford, Texas on the selection of Deaf Smith County as one of the three potential repository sites for spent fuel and high-level radioactive wastes. Safety and the potential for ground water contamination were major arguments of the opponents to the location. DOE spokesman William Purcell advised that no material will be placed in the repository until the turn of the century and then after a lengthy public licensing procedure. Other concerns were the socio-economic impacts on the surrounding area and the possible damage to agriculture if either soil or water contamination should occur. Additional statements submitted for the record follow the testimony.

  6. The Indian Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Act of 1985. Hearing before the Select Committee on Indian Affairs. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session on S. 400. (Gallup, NM, June 1, 1985).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs.

    The document contains transcripts of a Congressional hearing on providing health promotion and disease prevention services to American Indians. The bill under consideration would add the following programs to the Indian Health Care Improvement Act (25, U.S.C. 1603): reduction of drug, alcohol, and tobacco use; improvement of nutrition and physical…

  7. Medicaid Financing of Services for Developmentally Disabled Persons. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Finance. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session, September 19, 1986.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Finance.

    The Medicaid program and its impact on the long-term care of developmentally disabled individuals were the subject of this hearing, held in September 1986. The hearing examined the current funding provided through Medicaid, the range of services delivered, and the most appropriate setting for long-term care of the developmentally disabled…

  8. Universal Child Immunization Act of 1986. Report to Accompany S. 1917. Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC.

    This bulletin reports on amendments and recommendations pertaining to the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961. The purpose of the "Universal Child Immunization Act of 1986" is to authorize appropriations of additional foreign assistance funding for the Child Survival Fund and to assure that the additional resources will be directed primarily toward…

  9. Sexual Abuse Act of 1986. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House.

    This is a report on House bill H.R. 4745, the Sexual Abuse Act of 1986, which would amend title 18 of the United States Code to modernize and reform federal rape statutes. The document opens with the actual text of the amendment. A section on the background of current federal rape law discusses the crime of rape as primarily a state, not federal,…

  10. S. 977: a bill to improve the operation of the strategic petroleum reserve and to authorize emergency financial assistance during an oil supply disruption. Introduced in the Senate of the United States, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session, April 24, 1985

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    1985-01-01

    The Emergency Preparedness Act of 1985 (S.977) anticipates an oil supply disruption during the next decade, and authorizes the President to drawdown the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) as needed and provide financial assistance to low-income residents during a disruption. The legislation authorizes a test sale of one to five million barrels from the SPR, with additional purchase made to maintain the minimum fill rate. Conforming amendments affect the Energy Policy and Conservation Act. The President is empowered to curtail or suspend purchases for the SPR if an imminent disruption is causing world oil prices to rise. Any sales from the SPR will be consistent with national security objectives. Assistance funding will come from the Standby Block Grant Program or from direct federal assistance programs, such as the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program.

  11. Oversight of Gallaudet College and the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Handicapped of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session, on Examining the Role These Institutions Play in Services the Federal Government Provides to the Nation's Deaf Students.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    The document contains the full transcript of a congressional oversight hearing reviewing the accomplishments, current status, and future directions of Gallaudet College and the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID), schools which provide services for deaf students. Presented first is a statement by a General Accounting Office…

  12. National Childhood Vaccine Injury Compensation Act of 1985. Hearing before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress. First Session on S. 827 To Amend the Public Health Service Act To Provide for the Compensation of Children and Others Who Have Sustained Vaccine-Related Injuries, and for Other Purposes.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    Under examination at this hearing was the best mechanism for a system of compensation for vaccine injuries. Also considered was the applicability of environmental legislation to vaccines, and whether approval by the Federal Government means that a vaccine is, in effect, as safe as it could be. Statements were presented by representatives of the…

  13. Home Health Care for Chronically Ill Children: Hearing before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session on Examining the Needs for Pediatric Home Care for Children with Long-Term Illnesses and Disabilities.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    The proceedings of the 1985 hearing address issues in pediatric home care for children with long-term illnesses and disabilities. Statements of parents center on extreme expenses of home care and the difficulties of finding financial aid. Additional testimony is offered by representatives of home health care agencies, physicians involved in care…

  14. Soviet Space Programs: 1976-80 (with Supplementary Data through 1983). Unmanned Space Activities. Part 3. Prepared at the Request of Hon. John C. Danforth, Chairman, Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

    This report, the third and final part of a three-part study of Soviet space programs, provides a comprehensive survey of the Soviet space science programs and the Soviet military space programs, including its long history of anti-satellite activity. Chapter 1 is an overview of the unmanned space programs (1957-83). Chapter 2 reports on significant…

  15. Oversight Hearing on Illiteracy. Joint Hearing before the Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives and the Subcommittee on Education, Arts and Humanities of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session (Washington, DC, June 12, 1986).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.

    This document contains transcripts of testimony and written materials presented by four persons at a Congressional hearing on illiteracy. Testimony was given by Gerald L. Baliles, Governor of Virginia; James E. Duffy, vice president, Capital Cities/ABC; Karl O. Haigler, director of the Adult Literacy Initiative, U.S. Department of Education; and…

  16. Nutrition and Physical Fitness in Public Health. Hearing before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session on Oversight on Diet and Its Association with the Cause and Prevention of Cancer, and the Utilization of Quality Exercise in the Health Care Industry, November 13, 1985.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    This hearing was called to highlight the benefits of prevention of major diseases. Witnesses included representatives of the government, science, entertainment, and the fitness industry. Statements were made on the subjects of: (1) nutrition; (2) physical fitness; (3) prevention of heart disease; (4) prevention of cancer; (5) controlling…

  17. Dying with Dignity: Difficult Times, Difficult Choices. Hearing before the Select Committee on Aging. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Aging.

    This document contains witness testimonies and prepared statements from the Congressional hearing called to examine the dilemma faced by the terminally ill. Opening statements are included from Congressmen Roybal, Henry, Hughes, Gordon, Wortley, Hammerschmidt, and Snowe. Jacob Javits, former United States Senator, testifies, as a terminally ill…

  18. Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986. US House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session, October 3, 1986

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    1986-01-01

    The conference committee report on H.R. 2005 urges the Senate to discontinue its opposition to the House amendment. The report includes the proposed amendments covering response and liability for environmental damage in Title I, as well as miscellaneous provisions involving insurance, liability, lawsuits, and specific programs in Title II. Title III covers emergency planning and the right of communities to be informed about potential and actual hazardous conditions. Title IV deals with the hazards of radon gas and indoor air pollution. Committee and conference findings also make up part of the report.

  19. VIP interview: John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV, United States Senator.

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    Rockefeller, J D

    1994-01-01

    John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV has proudly served the people of West Virginia for nearly 30 years. After coming to the town of Emmons in 1964 as a VISTA worker, Jay Rockefeller made the Mountain State his home. In 1966, he was elected to a two-year term in the West Virginia House of Delegates. He then served four years as Secretary of State, three years as President of West Virginia Wesleyan College, and eight years as Governor of West Virginia. In 1984, he was elected to the United States Senate and was reelected in 1990.

  20. Motor Vehicle Safety Authorization Act of 1986. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session, September 17, 1986

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    1986-01-01

    The House Committee on Energy and Commerce suggests several amendments to H.R. 2248, which authorizes National Highway Traffic Safety Administration appropriations for 1987-1988. The legislation addresses such safety issues as the requirement that dealers inform potential buyers of true odometer readings, tire registration, bumper strength, and defects. The report covers automobile recalls of the past decade, the need for safety standard equality certification for imports, and state safety inspection programs. Oversight hearings and findings of the committee also addressed mandatory seat belt use. The bill affects the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1966 and the Motor Vehicle Information and Cost Savings Act. The report notes several areas of compromise.

  1. Care of Institutionalized Mentally Disabled Persons. Joint Hearings before the Subcommittee on the Handicapped...and the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies...United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session, on Examining the Issues Related to the Care and Treatment of the Nation's Institutionalized Mentally Disabled Persons. Part 1 and Part 2 (April 1-3, 1985).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Appropriations.

    The proceedings of public hearings on issues related to the care and treatment of institutionalized mentally disabled persons are presented. Among the issues addressed are physical abuse and maltreatment of residents, excessive restriction of patients' liberties, absence of programing, and efforts to remedy these problems. Documentation appended…

  2. Deaf Education Programs. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Select Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.

    The transcript of the 1986 House of Representatives hearings on deaf education programs contains verbatim testimony and committee questions, prepared statements, letters, and supplemental material. The Hearings concerned legislation already passed by the Senate which would provide for the continuation of Gallaudet College; would combine the…

  3. Oil and ideology in the United States Senate

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    Kalt, J.P.

    1982-04-01

    A study of recent Senate votes indicates that post-embargo regulation of the petroleum industry has been explicitly designed, at the expense of efficient resource allocation, as a mechanism for the redistribution of wealth from crude-oil producers to crude-oil refiners and refined-petroleum-product consumers. Senate voting behavior is significantly related to the wealth interests of these constituencies, and the policymaking process has been somewhat captured by private-interest groups. These results tend to support the view that the domestic energy crisis is over wealth distribution and not over market crisis or institutional failure. It is also found that some form of ideological public-interest behavior related to questions of fairness, freedom from intervention, and other values has also played an important role in Senate voting and policy formation. 24 references, 4 tables.

  4. Population Growth and Hunger. Hearing before the Select Committee on Hunger. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session (June 6, 1985).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Hunger.

    Recommendations and issues concerning population growth rate and its linkage to hunger and malnutrition, family planning programs and U.S. foreign aid are presented in statements from representatives in Congress from the states of Texas, Michigan, Illinois and New York, and also representatives from World Population Society, the Futures Group,…

  5. A resolution to elect Patrick J. Leahy, a Senator from the State of Vermont, to be President Pro Tempore of the Senate of the United States.

    THOMAS, 112th Congress

    Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV

    2012-12-17

    12/17/2012 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S8089; text as passed Senate: CR S8089; text of measure as introduced: CR S8073) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  6. Crisis in Science and Math Education. Hearing before the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate. One Hundred First Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.

    This document contains the transcript of a senate hearing on the crisis in science and math education. The document includes the opening statements of Senators Glenn, Kohl, Bingaman, Lieberman, Heinz, and Sasser, and the testimony of seven witnesses including: Honorable Mark O. Hatfield, Senator from the State of Oregon; Carl Sagan, Ph.D. Cornell…

  7. Federal Onshore Oil and Gas Leasing Program. Oversight hearing before the Subcommittee on Mining and Natural Resources of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session, May 7, 1985

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    1986-01-01

    A hearing on the management of the Department of Interior's (DOI) Onshore Oil and Gas Leasing Program examined the question of geology versus market forces in determining lease boundaries and lease offerings. At issue was the question of possible fraud and the loss of revenue to states when leases are sold over the counter or by lottery, as described by Senator Dale Bumpers of Arkansas and the Governor of Wyoming, and the potential environmental damage that could result from an accelerated federal leasing program. Representatives of DOI described leasing procedures and efforts to balance the need for orderly exploration while also meeting economic and environmental goals. The witnesses also included representatives of environmental groups, geologists, and the oil and gas industry. An appendix with additional correspondence, statements, and other material submitted for the record follows the testimony of the 13 witnesses.

  8. A resolution to authorize Harry Reid, a Senator from the State of Nevada, to administer the oath of office of President of the Senate Pro Tempore to Patrick J. Leahy, a Senator from the State of Vermont.

    THOMAS, 112th Congress

    Sen. McConnell, Mitch [R-KY

    2012-12-17

    12/17/2012 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S8089; text as passed Senate: CR S8089; text of measure as introduced: CR S8073) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  9. A resolution authorizing the taking of a photograph in the Chamber of the United States Senate.

    THOMAS, 112th Congress

    Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV

    2012-02-28

    02/28/2012 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1098; text as passed Senate: CR S1098; text of measure as introduced: CR S1090) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  10. A resolution authorizing the taking of a photograph in the Chamber of the United States Senate.

    THOMAS, 112th Congress

    Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV

    2012-03-22

    03/22/2012 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2007; text as passed Senate: CR S2007; text of measure as introduced: CR S2004) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  11. A resolution authorizing the taking of a photograph in the Chamber of the United States Senate.

    THOMAS, 113th Congress

    Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV

    2014-04-07

    04/07/2014 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2202; text as passed Senate: CR S2201) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  12. A resolution designating Diane K. Skvarla as Curator Emeritus of the United States Senate.

    THOMAS, 113th Congress

    Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV

    2014-01-27

    01/27/2014 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S491-492; text as passed Senate: CR S490) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  13. A resolution commending Alan S. Frumin on his service to the United States Senate.

    THOMAS, 112th Congress

    Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV

    2012-01-31

    01/31/2012 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S200-201; text as passed Senate: CR S200-201; text of measure as introduced: CR S213) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  14. A resolution commending Jerald D. Linnell on his service to the United States Senate.

    THOMAS, 113th Congress

    Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV

    2014-11-19

    11/19/2014 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6159; text as passed Senate: CR S6157) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  15. A resolution to authorize representation by the Senate Legal Counsel in the case of R. Wayne Patterson v. United States Senate, et al.

    THOMAS, 113th Congress

    Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV

    2013-06-24

    06/24/2013 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5098; text as passed Senate: CR S5028) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  16. Oversight Hearing on the Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act in Burlington, VT. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session (Burlington, Vermont).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.

    Hearings on reauthorization of the Higher Education Act that were held in Burlington, Vermont, in 1986 are presented. Included is Vermont's unified position concerning the relative merits of House and Senate versions of the Higher Education Act. In Vermont, a special committee composed of representatives from all sectors of higher education…

  17. Children and Families in the South: Trends in Health Care, Family Services, and the Rural Economy. Hearing before the Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session (Macon, GA, April 21, 1986).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families.

    The Senate Select Committee met in Macon, Georgia, to hear testimony of 15 individuals concerning various aspects of the problems facing children and families in the rural South. Dale Lick of Georgia Southern College pointed out that the rural South falls behind the rest of the country in health care, education, and overall quality of life. Donald…

  18. Education Success = Business Success. Hearing before the Committee on Small Business. United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Small Business.

    This document highlights a congressional hearing on expanding the debate on education to involve small businesses as active participants. Opening statements of the following three United States (U.S.) senators are provided: Christopher S. Bond, John F. Kerry, and Olympia J. Snow. Testimony includes witness testimony, prepared statements, and other…

  19. A resolution relative to the death of James M. Jeffords, former United States Senator for the State of Vermont.

    THOMAS, 113th Congress

    Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT

    2014-09-09

    09/09/2014 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5461; text as passed Senate: CR S5436) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  20. A resolution relative to the death of Harlan Mathews, former United States Senator for the State of Tennessee.

    THOMAS, 113th Congress

    Sen. Alexander, Lamar [R-TN

    2014-05-13

    05/13/2014 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2980; text as passed Senate: CR S2958) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  1. A resolution relative to the death of Rod Grams, former United States Senator for the State of Minnesota.

    THOMAS, 113th Congress

    Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN

    2013-10-09

    10/09/2013 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7354; text as passed Senate: CR S7354) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  2. A resolution honoring the Hudson River School painters for their contributions to the United States Senate.

    THOMAS, 111th Congress

    Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY

    2009-09-21

    09/29/2010 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S7770) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  3. Promoting Technology and Education: Turbo-Charging the School Buses on the Information Highway. Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary. United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, First Session (March 13, 2001).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

    This Congressional hearing before the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary presents testimony on the Technology Education and Copyright Harmonization Act, or the TEACH Act, introduced by Senator Orin Hatch (Utah) and Senator Patrick Leahy (Vermont). This legislation updates the education and distance learning provisions of the copyright…

  4. War on Poverty--Victory or Defeat? Hearing before the Subcommittee on Monetary and Fiscal Policy of the Joint Economic Committee, Congress of the United States, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session (June 20, 1985).

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    Joint Economic Committee, Washington, DC.

    This document presents a transcript of a Joint Subcommittee on Monetary and Fiscal Policy hearing on the impact of the Federal "War on Poverty" programs. Testimony and submissions for the record included: (1) a paper by Lowell Gallaway et al., "The 'New' Structural Poverty: A Quantitative Analysis," which examines the effects of transfer programs…

  5. Allocation of resources in the Soviet Union and China - 1985. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Economic Resources, Competitiveness, and Security Economics of the Joint Economic Committee, Congress of the United States, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session, March 19, 1986

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    1986-01-01

    Part II of the hearing record covers a March 19 Executive session, with statements by Douglas MacEachin of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), submissions for the record by MacEachin and Admiral Robert Schmitt, and supporting documentation. The purpose of the hearings was to examine economic indicators of the Soviet Union and China in the context of military and national security interests. The study and report represent a cooperative effort on the part of the CIA and the Defense Intelligence Agency. The report focuses on Gorbachev's modernization program, its potential for success, and the military implications if it should fail. The witnesses felt that unlike the Soviets, the Chinese probably understate military expenditures; and the military triangle involving the US, Soviet Union, and China has benefited both the US and China. Submissions for the record make up most of the document.

  6. A resolution designating room S-126 of the United States Capitol as the "Senator Daniel K. Inouye Room" in recognition of his service to the Senate and the people of the United States.

    THOMAS, 113th Congress

    Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV

    2013-03-13

    03/13/2013 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1825-2826; text as passed Senate: CR S1793) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  7. Abstinence Education. Hearing before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, One Hundred Eighth Congress, Second Session (February 16, 2004). Senate Hearing 108-385

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    US Senate, 2004

    2004-01-01

    The focus of this hearing was on funding for abstinence education. Following an opening statement by Subcommittee Chairman Senator Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania, witness testimonies were heard from: Dr. Wade F. Horn, Ph.D., Assistant Secretary for Children and Families, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C.; Rev. Kenneth Page,…

  8. A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on empowering and strengthening the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

    THOMAS, 111th Congress

    Sen. Dodd, Christopher J. [D-CT

    2009-10-13

    11/09/2009 Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  9. State of the petroleum industry: Hearing before the committee on energy and natural resources, United States Senate

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    1999-07-01

    This hearing was held to consider the plight of the oil industry. The domestic industry is being devastated. The potential long range impact of low prices on the country will be immense. Although, the current low petroleum prices have helped fuel a brisk national economic growth in all segments of the economy, the low prices are killing the domestic oil industry. These low prices are causing a loss of a petroleum infrastructure as more and more Americans in the oil industry are forced out of the business. Not only is this bad for producers, it is forcing the US to become dependent on unstable producing countries. Every drop of oil produced in the US means jobs and income for the states and the nation. Every barrel imported means increased dependence and loss of jobs. The committee heard from the following: US Senators from Indiana, New Mexico, Montana, North Dakota, Illinois, Texas, South Dakota, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alaska, Oklahoma, and Wyoming; and representatives from the petroleum industry, and the Energy Information Administration.

  10. A resolution designating Jean M. Manning as Chief Counsel for Employment Emeritus of the United States Senate.

    THOMAS, 113th Congress

    Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV

    2014-03-13

    03/13/2014 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1669; text as passed Senate: CR S1664) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  11. A resolution relative to the death of the Honorable Daniel Ken Inouye, Senator from the State of Hawaii.

    THOMAS, 112th Congress

    Sen. Akaka, Daniel K. [D-HI

    2012-12-18

    12/18/2012 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S8152; text as passed Senate: CR S8152; text of measure as introduced: CR S8140) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  12. Catastrophic Health Care Costs. Hearing before the Special Committee on Aging. United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.

    This document provides witnesses' testimonies and prepared statements from the Senate hearing called to examine the problems of catastrophic health care costs. Statements are included from Senators John Melcher, Quentin Burdick, Larry Pressler, John Heinz, and Pete Wilson. Prepared statements are included from Senators David Pryor and Charles…

  13. A resolution relative to the death of Howard O. Greene, Jr., former Sergeant at Arms of the United States Senate.

    THOMAS, 113th Congress

    Sen. McConnell, Mitch [R-KY

    2014-11-17

    11/17/2014 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6005; text as passed Senate: CR S6024) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  14. A resolution honoring the life and legacy of the Honorable Charles H. Percy, former Senator for the State of Illinois.

    THOMAS, 112th Congress

    Sen. Durbin, Richard [D-IL

    2011-09-19

    09/19/2011 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5729-5730; text as passed Senate: CR S5730; text of measure as introduced: CR S5728) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  15. A resolution relative to the death of the Honorable Frank R. Lautenberg, Senator from the State of New Jersey.

    THOMAS, 113th Congress

    Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ

    2013-06-04

    06/04/2013 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3963; text as passed Senate: CR S3961) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  16. A resolution relative to the death of the Honorable Malcolm Wallop, former Senator for the State of Wyoming.

    THOMAS, 112th Congress

    Sen. Enzi, Michael B. [R-WY

    2011-09-15

    09/15/2011 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5669-5673; text as passed Senate: CR S5669-5670; text of measure as introduced: CR S5689) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  17. Intergenerational Educational Partnerships: A Lifetime of Talent To Share. Hearing Before the Special Committee on Aging. United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, First Session (Boca Raton, FL).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.

    A senate hearing on the role of older volunteers in the schools was held at the Spanish River High School in Boca Raton, Florida. At the time of the hearing, Florida was the only state in the United States with a school volunteer program supported by legislation, appropriation, and a state program coordinating office. Students, volunteer program…

  18. Child Nutrition and the School Setting. Hearing before the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, United States Senate. One Hundred Tenth Congress, First Session (March 6, 2007). Senate Hearing 110-41

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    US Senate, 2007

    2007-01-01

    Statements were presented by: Honorable Tom Harkin, Chairman, U.S. Senator from Iowa, Chairman, Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry; Honorable Robert B. Casey, Jr., U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania; Honorable Saxby Chambliss, U.S. Senator from Georgia; Honorable Richard G. Lugar; Honorable Ken Salazar, U.S. Senator from Colorado; Kelly…

  19. Cataract Surgery: Fraud, Waste, and Abuse. A Report by the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Health and Long-Term Care of the Select Committee on Aging. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Aging.

    This report is a summary of the findings from the Subcommittee on Health and Long-Term Care of the United States House of Representatives Select Committee on Aging investigation of cataract surgery and the use of intraocular lenses (IOL's) in the United States. The document provides background on the definition and treatment of cataracts and…

  20. Elder Abuse: A National Disgrace. A Report by the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Health and Long-Term Care of the Select Committee on Aging. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session.

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    Cravedi, Kathleen Gardner; And Others

    This report presents the results of efforts of the Subcommittee on Health and Long-Term Care to examine the extent of elder abuse in the United States. The executive summary presents details of the actions taken by Congress to pass legislation (H.R. 7551) to help control unwarranted violence against the aged and by the states to pass elder…

  1. Sexual Abuse of Indian Children. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Criminal Justice of the Committee on the Judiciary. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session on H.R. 3826. (January 30, 1986).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on the Judiciary.

    This transcript presents testimony and prepared statements regarding H.R. 3826, which proposes to amend Title 18 of the United States Code to make felonious sexual molestation of a minor an offense within American Indian country. Representative Rick Boucher, author of the legislation, indicated that, while the bill would extend to Indians the same…

  2. The Crack Cocaine Crisis. Joint Hearing before the Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control, House of Representatives and the Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session (July 15, 1986).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families.

    This document contains witness testimonies and prepared statements from the Congressional hearing called to examine what the federal government as well as local and state governments are doing and can do to respond to the growing problem of crack cocaine, and what prevention and treatment approaches are effective. Opening statements and/or…

  3. Protection and Advocacy for Mentally Ill Individuals Act of 1985. Committee on Energy and Commerce Report, Together with Additional and Dissenting Views, to Accompany H.R. 3942. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

    This is a report submitted by Representative Dingell of the Committee on Energy and Commerce concerning the Protection and Advocacy for Mentally Ill Act of 1985. The purpose of this bill is to assist the states to establish advocacy systems on behalf of mentally ill persons who are or have been institutionalized and to provide emotional,…

  4. The Attempted Dismantling of the Medicare Home Care Benefit. A Report by the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Health and Long-Term Care of the Select Committee on Aging. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session.

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    Pepper, Claude

    This document presents Congressman Claude Pepper's report on the Medicare Home Care Benefit. Section I traces the history of home health care in the United States. Section II offers statistics and general background information about older Americans and Medicare. The beginning of the Medicare home care benefit and its present operation are…

  5. Overview of the Census Bureau. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Census and Statistics of the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service. House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U. S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.

    This document contains hearings on the oversight of the Census Bureau. The Hon. Robert Garcia (chairman of the subcommittee) presided. The statement of the Hon. Robert T. Matsui, a Representative in Congress from the State of California, indicated a concern regarding what definition should be used to reflect accurately the extent of poverty in…

  6. Catastrophic Health Insurance: The Tennessee Perspective. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health and Long-Term Care of the Select Committee on Aging. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session (Chattanooga, Tennessee).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Aging.

    This document contains witnesses' testimonies and prepared statements from the Congressional hearing held in Chattanooga, Tennessee to gain that state's perspective on catastrophic health insurance. Opening statements are included from Representatives Marilyn Lloyd and Claude Pepper. Two panels of witnesses provide testimony. The first panel,…

  7. Space Science: Past, Present and Future. Report Prepared by the Subcommittee on Space Science and Applications. Transmitted to the Committee on Science and Technology, House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session, Serial O.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science and Technology.

    Congressional hearings held on October 8-10, 1985, were meant to characterize the attributes of past successes of the United States' efforts in the space sciences, and to project the direction of future research in that area. This report prepared by the subcommittee on space science and application includes recommendations of expert panels on…

  8. Oversight Hearing on the Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session (Seattle, Washington).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.

    Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965 is considered in this report of a hearing. Factors that affect students' financing of their college studies in Washington are addressed, including the tax structure, tuition, and the state's financial system. Recommendations for the legislation include: fund student financial aid at levels that…

  9. Liability Insurance Availability (Part 1). Hearings before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Transportation, and Tourism of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress (September 19, 1985, February 4 and 20, and March 19, 1986).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

    This document presents the texts of four Congressional hearings held in September of 1985 and February and March of 1986 to investigate the effects and the causes of the critical shortage of liability insurance in the United States. The first hearing examines the dimensions of the problem and offers insights into why objectives of having an…

  10. The Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1986. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Select Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.

    The transcript of the 1986 House of Representatives hearings on amendments to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 contains verbatim testimony and committee questions, prepared statements, letters, and supplemental material. The Amendments require state plans to address rehabilitation engineering services, the development of mechanisms to provide…

  11. Health Maintenance Organizations: The New York Perspective. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Human Services of the Select Committee on Aging. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session (New York, NY).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Aging.

    This document contains witnesses' testimonies from the Congressional hearing held in New York to gain that state's perspective on health maintenance organizations (HMOs). The hearing was convened by Robert Blancato and prepared statements from Representatives Mario Biaggi and Thomas Manton are included. Chairman Biaggi's statement calls the…

  12. Strategies for Exploiting American Inventiveness in the World Marketplace. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Science, Research and Technology of the Committee on Science and Technoloyg. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session (June 24-26, 1986).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science and Technology.

    The need to ensure that the United States would become more economically competitive and would effectively translate scientific leadership into technological innovations is addressed in this report of a 3-day series of hearings on strategies for exploiting American inventiveness in the world marketplace. Testimonies are offered from…

  13. Improving the Quality of Child Care. Hearing of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources on Examining Proposals To Improve the Quality of Child Care in the United States, Including the Proposed Creating Improved Delivery of Child Care: Affordable, Reliable, and Educational Act of 1997. United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress. First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    These hearings transcripts present testimony on proposals to improve the quality of child care in the United States. Both oral and submitted written statements are included. Contributors are: Representative Peter Deutsch (Florida); Senator James M. Jeffords, committee chairman; Senator Mike Enzi (Wyoming); Senator Edward M. Kennedy…

  14. Spill at the Butler Tunnel in Pittston, PA. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Transportation, and Tourism of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session, October 23, 1985

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    1986-01-01

    Over 100,000 gallons of toxic waste entered the Susquehanna River when Hurricane Gloria flooded a Superfund cleanup site near Pittston, Pennsylvania. A hearing to investigate why cleanup had not been done at the site focused on the Butler Tunnel, an underground mine drainage tunnel, and its potential threat to area drinking water. Witnesses represented the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), citizen groups, and the State of Pennsylvania. Their testimony emphasized the continuing danger and the fear and anger which residents were experiencing. EPA officials described past actions to correct the problem and plans for future remedial work. Additional correspondence and material submitted for the record follows the testimony of the 10 witnesses.

  15. Soviet nuclear accident at Chernobyl. Briefing and hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy Conservation and Power of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session, May 1 and 7, 1986

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    1987-01-01

    A briefing and hearing led by representatives of the interagency task force sought information on the causes and consequences of the Chernobyl accident and the implications for US nuclear plants. Task force members summarized the findings to date, and indicated that graphite reactors in the US have a different design, and that the cooling system design was at fault. They also described the environmental and public health implications of the accident. Among the participants in the hearing were representatives of the Departments of State and Energy, the Environmental Protection Agency, and citizen groups. A Soviet Embassy official reviewed the chronology of the accident and attempted to moderate its importance with a comparison to the explosion of the Challenger space shuttle. Additional material submitted by DOE and the House subcommittee follows the testimony of the 13 witnesses.

  16. Greater Yellowstone ecosystem. Oversight hearing before the Subcommittee on Public Lands and the Subcommittee on National Parks and Recreation of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session, October 24, 1985

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    1986-01-01

    A series of panels presented the views of environmentalists, ecologists, park personnel, oil and gas companies, and other interested persons and organizations at a hearing addressing land use policy as it applies to Yellowstone and other areas in the national park system. The witnesses presented ecological information,, identified potential and existing areas of conflict between resource conservation and development, and reviewed the existing state and federal procedures for managing ecosystems. At issue were competing claims for use of the land and conflicting interpretations of the ecological impacts of resource development activities. Political and economic pressures are major factors, as are the differences in short-term versus long-term effects of decisions that weigh national security and environmental quality. An appendix with additional materials submitted by the Interior Department, the witnesses, and other interested parties follows the testimony of the 38 witnesses.

  17. Saving Our Seniors: Preventing Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation. Hearing before the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.

    In this report of a congressional hearing, testimony includes statements and prepared statements of these four senators: John Breaux, Larry Craig, Debbie Stabenow, and Herbert Kohl. Panel I is presented by the Acting Assistant Attorney General, United States (U.S.) Department of Justice. Panel II consists of individuals representing the National…

  18. Adolescent Health, Services, and Pregnancy Prevention and Care Act of 1978; Hearings Before the Committee on Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-Fifty Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Human Resources.

    The hearings before the Senate Committee on Human Resources regarding the Adolescent Health, Services, and Pregnancy Prevention and Care Act of 1978 are presented in full. The purpose of the bill is stated to be to establish a program for developing networks of community-based services to prevent initial and repeat pregnancies among adolescents,…

  19. Part-Time Career Opportunities. Report No. 94-211 (to accompany S.792), United States Senate, Ninety-Fourth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.

    The document consists of a report submitted to the Senate by the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service regarding S.792, a bill to provide increased part-time employment opportunities by executive agencies of the United States government. The purpose of S.792 is to declare as policy that a certain regulated proportion of all positions in the…

  20. Domestic Violence, 1978; Hearings Before the Subcommittee On Child and Human Development of the Committee on Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-Fifty Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Human Resources.

    This volume contains the transcripts from the 1978 Congressional hearings from the subcommittee on child and human development. Major topics focus on domestic violence and relevant legislation. Witnesses represented such organizaitons as State Departments of Health, Education and Welfare, the U.S. Senate, Comission on the Status of Women and the…

  1. Child Care Staffing Requirements. Hearing Before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, Ninety-Fourth Congress, First Session on S. 2425, October 8, 1975.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Finance.

    This document is a transcript of the October 8, 1975 hearing before the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance on S. 2425, "a bill to facilitate and encourage the implementation by states of child day care services and programs conducted pursuant to Title XX of the Social Security Act, and to promote the employment of welfare recipients in the provision…

  2. Goals 2000: Educate America Act. Hearing on S. 846 before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    This document is a transcript of two days of proceedings for a United States Senate committee hearing to discuss "Goals 2000: Educate America Act." This bill was proposed by President Clinton to provide a national framework for education reform; promote the research, consensus building, and systemic changes needed to endure equal educational…

  3. Telegram from Senator Joseph McCarthy to President Harry S. Truman. The Constitution Community: Postwar United States (1945 to Early 1970s).

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    Gray, Tom

    As soon as World War II ended, the United States and the Soviet Union began a struggle for supremacy. It was against the backdrop of the Cold War that the threat of internal subversion and external attack began to preoccupy Congress. On February 9, 1950, Senator Joseph McCarthy gave a speech in Wheeling, West Virginia, where he claimed to have in…

  4. Nurse Shortages. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Finance. United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Finance.

    The Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Finance of the United States Senate met to examine the U.S. nursing shortage crisis which is adversely affecting the health care of all Americans, but particularly the elderly who consume a disproportionate share of health care services. It was intended to solicit views and recommendations from…

  5. Education for the Handicapped, 1973 - Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Handicapped of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare United States Senate - Ninety-Third Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

    Presented are the proceedings of the hearings before the Subcommittee on Handicapped of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare on Senate Bills 896, 6, 34, and 808 which would provide financial assistance to the states for improved educational services for handicapped children, support research and development in the care and treatment of…

  6. Education Budget Proposals. Hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions on Investing in Our Nation's Future: Perspectives on Federal Funding for Education. United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

    The Hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions of the U.S. Senate, held February 11, 1999, contains opening statements by Senators Jeffords, Hutchinson, Hagel, Sessions, Kennedy, Dodd, and Murray; prepared statements by educators, school board personnel, and a state representative; and additional material on education…

  7. Nomination of Margaret Spellings. Hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, First Session (January 6, 2005) S. Hrg. 109-88

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    US Senate, 2005

    2005-01-01

    The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Margaret Spellings to be Secretary of Education. Statements were presented by: Michael B. Enzi, Chairman, Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; Edward M. Kennedy, a U.S. Senator from the State of Massachusetts; Kay Bailey Hutchison, a…

  8. Rio Arriba County Strategy To Combat Heroin Addiction. Hearing before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, First Session. Special Hearing (Espanola, New Mexico, March 30, 1999).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Appropriations.

    At an Espanola (New Mexico) hearing, the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies of the Senate Committee on Appropriations heard testimony on heroin addiction and intervention efforts in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. An opening statement of Senator Pete Domenici outlined the problem of an epidemic of…

  9. New Perspectives on the Rural Economy. Hearing on New Perspectives on the Rural Economy before the Subcommittee on Rural Economy and Family Farming of the Committee on Small Business. United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Small Business.

    Testimony and prepared statements presented at a hearing before the Senate Subcommittee on Rural Economy and Family Farming focused on the concerns of rural small business. Witnesses included Senators from Montana, Illinois, New York, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Iowa, and nine representatives of business, state government,…

  10. Child Abuse Prevention Act, 1973. Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Children and Youth of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, Ninety-third Congress, First Session on S.1191.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

    A record of the Senate hearings on The Child Abuse Prevention Act of 1973 is presented. A copy of Senator Mondale's bill to establish a national center on child abuse is included. The objectives of the hearings were to investigate the magnitude of the child abuse problem in the United States and to clarify a definition of the problem. Different…

  11. A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that ambush marketing adversely affects the United States Olympic and Paralympic teams.

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    Sen. Begich, Mark [D-AK

    2013-11-07

    02/06/2014 Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S834) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  12. A resolution designating June 1, 2010, as "Declaration of Conscience Day" in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the landmark "Declaration of Conscience" speech delivered by Senator Margaret Chase Smith on the floor of the United States Senate.

    THOMAS, 111th Congress

    Sen. Snowe, Olympia J. [R-ME

    2010-05-20

    05/20/2010 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4104-4106; text as passed Senate: CR S4106; text of measure as introduced: CR S4092) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  13. A resolution relative to the death of the Honorable Mark O. Hatfield, former United States Senator for the State of Oregon.

    THOMAS, 112th Congress

    Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR

    2011-09-06

    09/06/2011 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5344; text as passed Senate: CR S5344; text of measure as introduced: CR S5343) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  14. A resolution relative to the death of the Honorable Warren B. Rudman, former United States Senator for the State of New Hampshire.

    THOMAS, 112th Congress

    Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH

    2012-11-29

    11/29/2012 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7277-7278; text as passed Senate: CR S7278; text of measure as introduced: CR S7220) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  15. A resolution relative to the death of the Honorable George McGovern, former United States Senator and Congressman from the State of South Dakota.

    THOMAS, 112th Congress

    Sen. Johnson, Tim [D-SD

    2012-11-30

    11/30/2012 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7310; text as passed Senate: CR S7310; text of measure as introduced: CR S7306) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  16. A resolution relative to the death of the Honorable Alan John Dixon, former United States Senator for the State of Illinois.

    THOMAS, 113th Congress

    Sen. Durbin, Richard [D-IL

    2014-07-07

    07/07/2014 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4231; text as passed Senate: CR S4226) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  17. A resolution relative to the death of James Albertus McClure, former United States Senator for the State of Idaho.

    THOMAS, 112th Congress

    Sen. Crapo, Mike [R-ID

    2011-02-28

    02/28/2011 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S957-959; text as passed Senate: CR S959; text of measure as introduced: CR S978) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  18. A resolution relative to the death of the Honorable William Dodd Hathaway, former United States Senator for the State of Maine.

    THOMAS, 113th Congress

    Sen. King, Angus S. Jr. [I-ME

    2013-06-26

    06/26/2013 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5305; text as passed Senate: CR S5274-5275) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  19. Senators appear skeptical of ABM treaty modifications

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    Lockwood, D.

    1994-04-01

    At a March 10 Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing, several senators questioned the wisdom of the Clinton administration`s proposal to try to {open_quotes}clarify{close_quotes} a key provision in the Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty that would permit the development and deployment of highly capable theater ballistic missile interceptors. The senators stressed that the executive branch should not try to change the pact in this manner without Senate approval. In response to questions, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (ACDA) Director John Holum said without the proposed changes, the United States may not test new anti-tactical ballistic missile (ATBM) defense systems currently under development.

  20. S. 611: A Bill to authorize extension of time limitation for a FERC-issued hydroelectric license. Introduced in the Senate of the United States, One Hundred Fourth Congress, First session

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    1995-12-31

    This document contains S.611, a Bill to authorize extension of time limitation for a FERC-issued hydroelectric license. This bill was introduced in the Senate of the United States, 104th Congress, First session, March 24, 1995.

  1. S. 461: A Bill to authorize extension of time limitation for a FERC-issued hydroelectric license. Introduced in the Senate of the United States, One Hundred Fourth Congress, First session

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    1995-12-31

    This document contains S.461, a Bill to authorize extension of time limitation for a FERC-issued hydroelectric license. This bill was introduced in the Senate of the United States, 104th Congress, First session, February 22, 1995.

  2. S. 2593: Lead Ban Act of 1990. Introduced in the Senate of the United States, One Hundredth First Congress, Second Session, May 8, 1990

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    1990-01-01

    A bill, S.2593, has been introduced in the Senate of the United States to reduce the amount of lead contamination in the environment. Attention is focused on the following: leaded gasoline ban; lead storage batteries recycling program; lead in food processing and cans; lead in cosmetics; standards and testing of lead in ceramic ware; lead paint removal; and lead reduction in the waste stream.

  3. Obstetrical Practices in the United States, 1978. Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Health and Scientific Research of the Committee on Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-Fifth Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Human Resources.

    This document presents the proceedings of a U.S. Senate subcommittee hearing on obstetrical practices in the United States. Specific issues examined include the use of fetal monitors, the increasing rate of cesarean sections, elective induction of labor, and the use of drugs in pregnancy and labor. Information is presented in the form of…

  4. State Support for Health Professions Education. Prepared for the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, by the Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, Ninety-Sixth Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    Information about state support for health professions education and for students attending health professions schools is presented, based on a request by the Senate Subcommittee on Health and Scientific Research. The Subcommittee will be considering legislation, during the 96th Congress, to extend and modify Titles VII and VIII of the Public…

  5. S. 2637: Lead Exposure Reduction Act of 1990. Introduced in the Senate of the United States, One Hundredth First Congress, Second Session, May 16, 1990

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    1990-01-01

    A bill has been introduced in the Senate of the United States to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to reduce the levels of lead in the environment. Lead poisoning is the most prevalent disease of environmental origin among children today, and children under 7 years of age are at special risk because of their susceptibility to the potency of lead as a neurologic toxin. It is the policy of the United States that further releases of lead to the environment should be minimized, and means should be developed and implemented to reduce exposures to existing sources of environmentally dispersed lead.

  6. Portrait of a pragmatic conservative: Senator James A. McClure of Idaho and the politics of United States energy and Middle Eastern affairs, 1967--1990

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    Woods-Davis, Wilma

    This dissertation examines the political career of Senator James A. McClure as it relates to United States energy policy and Middle Eastern affairs, 1967-1990 and within the context of the modern (post-World War II) conservative movement. A pragmatic conservative, McClure sought a balance between the extremes of issues, especially as they related to energy and United States foreign policy toward the Arab-Israeli conflict in the Middle East. More often than not, this quiet senator from Idaho was the voice of reason and moderation, carefully analyzing all sides of the issue before submitting his views on the subject. His approach to energy policy represents his conservative expression of policy, while his approach to the Arab-Israeli conflict in the Middle East demonstrates his moderation, reason, and pragmatism. He called for a national energy plan that would promote domestic production of natural energy resources, energy conservation, and peace in the Middle East. He early warned that if the United States did not develop a comprehensive energy policy, the nation would soon face energy shortages. His cautionary statements went unnoticed until the first energy crisis in 1973 and 1974. Although McClure did not support reliance on imported oil to meet energy demand, he did advocate a change in direction in foreign policy. The United States must take a more even-handed approach to the Arab-Israeli conflict and consider the Arab position too in the historic debate. He continually urged a pro-Israeli congress to rethink its policies in this area. In addition to his senate duties, McClure acted as an unofficial goodwill ambassador to many of the Arab leaders in the Middle East. He made at least nine trips to the Middle East to discuss issues of energy, trade, peace, and war. He developed a working rapport with some Arab leaders, and did much to enhance the United States image in the region. He did this at a time in American history when Congress and the public were slow to

  7. Education for All Handicapped Children, 1973-74, Part 1. Hearings Before the Subcommittee on the Handicapped of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, Ninety-Third Congress, First Session of S. 6 to Provide Financial Assistance to the States for Improved Educational Services for Handicapped Children.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

    Presented are the complete texts of two public hearings (April 9 and May 7, 1973) before the Subcommittee on the Handicapped (of the Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare), considering Senate Bill 6, a bill to provide financial assistance to the states for improved educational services for handicapped children. Included is the test of the…

  8. A resolution relative to the memorial observances of the Honorable Frank R. Lautenberg, late a Senator from the State of New Jersey.

    THOMAS, 113th Congress

    Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV

    2013-06-04

    06/04/2013 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3926-3927; text as passed Senate: CR S3961) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  9. A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding supporting democracy and economic development in Mongolia and expanding relations between the United States and Mongolia.

    THOMAS, 111th Congress

    Sen. Kerry, John F. [D-MA

    2009-06-18

    06/18/2009 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6826; text as passed Senate: CR S6826; text of measure as introduced: CR S6819-6820) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  10. A resolution notifying the President of the United States of the election of a Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate.

    THOMAS, 113th Congress

    Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV

    2014-05-05

    05/05/2014 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2625; text as passed Senate: CR S2649) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  11. A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate about the importance of effective civic education programs in schools in the United States.

    THOMAS, 113th Congress

    Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD

    2014-04-29

    04/29/2014 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2524; text as passed Senate: CR S2474) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  12. Education Technology. Hearing before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations. United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, First Session, Special Hearing (July 25, 2001).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Appropriations.

    This hearing before the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, Human Services, Education and Related Agencies is about what will be done in the 21st century to improve the learning skills for children from the earliest age through all their education. Senator Tom Harkin (Iowa) presided. Opening statements were given by Senator Harkin and Senator Arlen…

  13. Tobacco Advertising and Children. Hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. United States Senate, 105th Congress, 1st Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

    This booklet provides a transcript of the September 16, 1997 hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the U.S. Senate. The hearing concerns tobacco advertising and children. The statements delivered before the committee as well as the prepared statements of several senators are included. These senators are: John…

  14. Preventing Child Exploitation on the Internet. Special Hearing before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations. United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Appropriations.

    This Congressional Hearing focuses on protecting children from exploitation on the Internet. Opening remarks of Senator Gregg, statements of Senator Hollings, and Senator Mikulski, and statement and summary statement of Hon. Louis J. Freeh, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice, are provided at the beginning of the…

  15. Head Start: Ensuring Dollars Benefit the Children. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Education and Early Childhood Development of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, First Session (April 5, 2005). Senate Hearing 109-119

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    US Senate, 2005

    2005-01-01

    In his opening statement, Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN), chairman, Subcommittee on Education and Early Childhood Development, stated that one responsibility of Congress is to ensure that taxpayer dollars are being spent for the purposes intended and for the children intended. Between January 2003 and the first months of this year, there were…

  16. Empowering Workers to Rebuild America's Economy and Longer-Term Competitiveness: Green Skills Training for Workers. Hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, First Session on Examining Empowering Workers to Rebuild America's Economy and Longer-Term Competitiveness, Focusing on Green Skills Training for Workers (April 21, 2009). Senate Hearing 111-813

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    US Senate, 2011

    2011-01-01

    Among the topics discussed in this hearing were: what constitutes green energy, how workers can best be provided the skills to thrive in green industries, and the future of America's energy and environmental policies. Statements were presented by: Honorable Patty Murray, a U.S. Senator from the State of Washington, opening statement; Honorable…

  17. Department of Energy gasoline-allocation program. Report of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate made by the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. [Senate report

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    1981-01-01

    The gasoline-allocation program was a failure in 1979 and may have actually contributed to gasoline lines. It failed to address adequately the competitive concerns of the oil industry, particularly with respect to retail-gasoline dealers. DOE failed to coordinate its efforts with State and local authorities, and failed to prevent fraud and abuse within the program. The federal government failed to reassure the public during a period of uncertainty. Two major causes for the failure were a lack of departmental planning and preparedness before 1979 and inherent flaws in the structure of the program. The key flaws were the use of an historical base period and, perhaps, an overly broad congressional mandate which required the program to address conflicting priorities. DOE is only slightly more prepared for an oil-supply disruption now than before 1979. The report recommends developing sound contingency plans for a supply disruption, increasing the levels of priority and attention given such plans, and revamping the structure and procedures of the exceptions process. 232 references.

  18. Report to the Legislature on Senate Concurrent Resolution 118 SD1 HD1: Improving the Community's Understanding of the Department of Education's Programs and School Expenses Including a Comparison with Other States on Adequacy of Funds

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    Hawaii Educational Policy Center, 2008

    2008-01-01

    The 2007 Hawai'i State Legislature passed Senate Concurrent Resolution 118 S.D.1 HD 1 Improving the Community's Understanding of the Department of Education's Programs and School Expenses Including a Comparison with Other States on Adequacy of Funds. Among the requests contained in the resolution were the following: "Be it further resolved the…

  19. S. 2666: Ozone Protection Funding Act of 1990. Introduced in the Senate of the United States, One Hundredth First Congress, Second Session, May 22, 1990

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    1990-01-01

    Many developing nations that have not signed the Montreal Protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer are acquiring inefficient, chlorofluorocarbon-based refrigeration equipment which could lead to large increases in emissions of ozone-depleting chemical in the future. In order to assist developing nations in acquiring non-ozone depleting chemicals and technologies, the parties to the Montreal Protocol agreed to provide special funding for that purpose. A bill, S.2666, was introduced in the Senate of the United States on May 22, 1990 to authorize the United States contribution to an international account established by the parties to the Montreal Protocol for this purpose. The United States share of that assistance has been determined during recent negotiations to be a minimum of $25,000,000 over the next three years.

  20. A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate relating to the 150th anniversary of the admittance of the State of Kansas to the United States as the 34th State.

    THOMAS, 112th Congress

    Sen. Moran, Jerry [R-KS

    2011-01-27

    01/27/2011 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S347; text as passed Senate: CR S347; text of measure as introduced: CR S342-343) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  1. A Senate Is a Senate Is a Senate...?

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    LaVista, Daniel J.; And Others

    In 1969, the College of Lake County (CLC) was founded in Grayslake, Illinois, as the result of a grassroots effort by area residents. To ensure employee input into decisions during the formative years, CLC established the All-College Senate (ACS), an employee forum featuring representatives from every employee group who met regularly to discuss…

  2. School Nutrition Programs. Hearing before the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, First Session (March 15, 2005). Senate Hearing 109-124

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    US Senate, 2005

    2005-01-01

    This is traditionally an annual hearing of the Committee with school nutrition managers who travel to Washington, DC. Their representatives testify to the Committee regarding the practical benefits of the nutrition policies under the legislative review of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee. Testimony was presented by Senators…

  3. Summary of Hearings Held by the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Refugee Policy, July 1981-April 1982. Prepared for the Subcommittee on Immigration and Refugee Policy of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate.

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    Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Congressional Research Service.

    This document contains synopses of Senate hearings on immigration matters which culminated in the introduction of the Immigration Reform and Control Act ("Simpson-Mazzoli Bill") in March 1982. The focus of the hearings was on the need for maintaining and regaining control of the various forms of immigration. Five basic aspects of immigration were…

  4. The Catastrophic State of Catastrophic Health Care Coverage. Hearing before the Special Committee on Aging. United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, First Session (Birmingham, Alabama).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.

    This document presents witnesses' testimonies and prepared statements from the Senate hearing held in Birmingham, Alabama to alert the public to the problems associated with catastrophic illness; learn what community services exist for older adults; and clarify what requirements for services, research, and education must be met to formulate an…

  5. S. 395: A Bill to authorize and direct the Secretary of Energy to sell the Alaska Power Administration, and for other purposes. Introduced in the Senate of the United States, One Hundred Fourth Congress, First session

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    1995-12-31

    This document contains S.395, a Bill to authorize and direct the Secretary of Energy to sell the Alaska Power Administration, and for other purposes. This bill was introduced in the Senate of the United States, 104th Congress, First session, February 13, 1995.

  6. An Act for the General Revisions of the Copyright Law, Title 17 of the United States Code, and for Other Purposes. Senate Bill 1361. Ninety-Third Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on the Judiciary.

    This text of Senate Bill 1361, placed before the 93rd session of the United States Congress, proposes a number of revisions in the federal copyright law. The bill defines the terminology of copyright and stipulates exclusive rights in copyrighted works, including print materials; sound recordings; pictoral, graphic, and scuptural works; and…

  7. Youth Opportunity Wage Act of 1981. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Labor of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate. Ninety-Seventh Congress, First Session on S.348 (March 24-25).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    This document contains transcripts of United States Senate hearings of March, 1981, on the Youth Opportunity Wage Act of 1981. The proposed Act would set a lower minimum wage for work performed by youth under the age of 20; and extend the allowable lower wages to be paid in other industries besides the food service and retail industries where they…

  8. Work after 65: Options for the 80's. Hearing before the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate, Ninety-Sixth Congress, Second Session. Part 2--Washington, D.C.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.

    Flexible retirement policies have worked very well for four major United States corporations, accordinq to testimony of their executives during the second part of a U.S. Senate hearing on work after age 65, conducted in Washington, D.C., in May, 1980. Executives of Xerox, Polaroid, Bankers Life and Casualty, and Atlantic Richfield told the special…

  9. Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse of the Committee on Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-fifth Congress, First Session on Examination on the Impact of Alcoholism Abuse on the Family Life.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Human Resources.

    This Senate subcommittee hearing concentrates on the effects of alcoholism on the family. It states that there are now more than 28 million children of alcoholic parents, including adults who are affected by parental alcoholism. Other research cited indicates that at least half of the total number of juvenile delinquents have family members with…

  10. Indian Education. Hearing on S.1645 To Reauthorize Certain Indian Educational Programs before the Select Committee on Indian Affairs. United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, First Session (Pine Ridge, South Dakota, August 17, 1987).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs.

    This hearing before the Select Committee on Indian Affairs (United States Senate) concerns a bill (S.1645) to: (1) reauthorize funding for Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) schools and dormitory facilities; (2) prevent termination or alteration of BIA-funded schools except by specific provision of law or as requested by tribal governing bodies; and…

  11. Hearings Before the Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs of the United States Senate, Ninety-Third Congress, First Session. Nutrition Education--1973. Part 6--Phosphate Research and Dental Decay. Hearings Held Washington, D.C., April 16, 1973.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs.

    These hearings before the Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs of the United States Senate include testimony on the subject of research into the use of phosphates to prevent dental decay. The purpose of the hearing was to explore certain dental health questions raised during the committee's recent hearings on the Television Advertising of…

  12. Voluntarism in America: Promoting Individual and Corporate Responsibility. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Aging, Family and Human Services of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-Seventh Congress, Second Session (April 22, 1982).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    This is a report of a hearing held in Washington, D.C., on April 22, 1982, before the Subcommittee on Aging, Family, and Human Services of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate. The purpose of the hearing was to examine the untapped human potentials for volunteerism in America by promoting individual and corporate…

  13. Review of Veterans' Education Programs. Hearing before the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session on S. 8, S. 9, S. 667, and Related Bills.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Veteran's Affairs.

    This report of a hearing before the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, United States Senate, provides information on veterans' educational programs. The focus is a review of several legislative proposals regarding educational programs and benefits for veterans and service personnel. Texts of the three bills (All-Volunteer Force Educational Assistance…

  14. S.2270--A Bill To Provide Financial Assistance to States and Localities for High Quality Early Childhood Development Programs for Prekindergarten Children, and for Other Purposes. Senate, 100th Congress, 2d Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate.

    Senate bill S.2270, "Smart Start: The Community Collaborative for Early Childhood Development Act of 1988," is designed to provide financial assistance to states and localities for high quality early childhood development programs for prekindergarten children. The first and second purposes of the act are to make widely available to prekindergarten…

  15. Senator McGovern on Dietary Goals: Without Nutrition Education, "Everything Else is Lost"

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    Leeper, E. M.

    1978-01-01

    An interview with Senator McGovern who was chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs for nine years. In its final year, 1977, the committee published "Dietary Goals for the United States." (BB)

  16. S. 1383, Children's Protection from Violent Programming Act of 1993; S. 973, Television Report Card Act of 1993; and S. 943, Children's Television Violence Protection Act of 1993. Hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

    It is estimated that the typical American child will watch 8,000 murders and 100,000 acts of violence before finishing elementary school. Concern for the impact television violence may have on American society prompted this Senate hearing. As stated by Senator Hollings, the goals of the hearing were the following: (1) to determine the compelling…

  17. Hearings Before the Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs of the United States Senate, Ninety-Second Congress, Second Session on Nutrition and Human Needs. Part 2--Nutritional Needs of Nation's Older Americans. Hearings Held Washington, D.C., June 14, 1972.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs.

    This hearing before the Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs began with opening statements by a number of senators. Following this, statements were made by a number of witnesses, including Hon. Claude Pepper, a U.S. Representative from the Eleventh District of the State of Florida; Dr. Jean Mayer, professor of nutrition, Harvard…

  18. New Challenges for Head Start. Hearing on Examining Proposed Authorizations for the Head Start Program, and To Examine the Impact of the Head Start Expansion and Improvement Act of 1990, before the Subcommittee on Children, Family, Drugs and Alcoholism of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    This document provides a transcript of the proceedings of a hearing to discuss issues related to the future of Project Head Start. The document includes the prepared statements and testimony of several United States Senators and child care experts, including Senators Nancy Kassebaum, Edward Kennedy, and Dave Durenberger; Marilyn Thomas, president…

  19. Honor Systems and Sexual Harassment at the Service Academies. Hearing before the Committee on Armed Services. United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Armed Services.

    The U.S. Senate held a hearing to address two issues facing the nation's armed service academies--honor systems and sexual harassment. This was the first of several oversight hearings to be held regarding the service academies. Two events prompted the Senate to hold these hearings: (1) a cheating scandal at the U.S. Naval Academy that began in…

  20. Metric Conversion Act of 1973. Hearing Before the Committee on Commerce, United States Senate, 93rd Congress, First Session on S. 100.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Commerce.

    The complete text of the Senate bill to make the metric system the predominate system of measurement in the U.S. is given. Next follows testimony of witnesses: Senators, governmental agencies, representatives of labor unions and industries and the director of the National Bureau of Standards. Also included are some letters from other interested…

  1. Reauthorization of the Older Americans Act. Hearing before the Special Committee on Aging. United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, First Session (Casselberry, Florida).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.

    This document presents witnesses' testimonies from the Senate hearing held in Casselberry, Florida to consider the reauthorization of the Older Americans Act. In his opening statement, Senator Lawton Chiles reviews the history of the Older Americans Act and its amendments since its creation in 1965 and notes that the recent increase in the number…

  2. Developments in Aging: 1986. Volume 1. A Report of the Special Committee on Aging. United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.

    This document is the first volume of a two-volume Senate report describing actions taken during 1986 by the Congress, the administration, and the Senate Special Committee on Aging which are significant to older Americans. It summarizes and analyzes federal policies and programs that are of continuing importance for older persons and their…

  3. Developing a Mission Statement for a Faculty Senate

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    D'Souza, Derrick E.; Clower, Terry L.; Nimon, Kim F.; Oldmixon, Elizabeth A.; van Tassell, Frances S.

    2011-01-01

    The faculty senate is the agent of the faculty, and its mission statement stakes the faculty's claim in the institutional decision-making process. It is in this context that the chair of the faculty senate at a large southwestern state university tasked an ad hoc committee (comprised of the authors) with writing its inaugural mission statement.…

  4. Senate Chamber from third floor balcony, southeast corner: stained glass ...

    Library of Congress Historic Buildings Survey, Historic Engineering Record, Historic Landscapes Survey

    Senate Chamber from third floor balcony, southeast corner: stained glass skylights with emblems of Great Seal of the State of Wyoming - State Capitol Building, Twenty-fourth Street & Capitol Avenue, Cheyenne, Laramie County, WY

  5. 71. FIRST FLOOR, SENATE OFFICE HALLWAY IN 1902 ADDITION, LOOKING ...

    Library of Congress Historic Buildings Survey, Historic Engineering Record, Historic Landscapes Survey

    71. FIRST FLOOR, SENATE OFFICE HALLWAY IN 1902 ADDITION, LOOKING NORTHWEST, SHOWING ITALIAN MARBLE TILE FLOOR, PILASTERS, WAINSCOATING, DOOR SURROUND AND PLASTER CORNICE - Maryland State House, State Circle, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, MD

  6. S. 782: A bill to amend the Clean Air Act. Introduced in the Senate of the United States, One Hundredth First Congress, First Session, April 13, 1989

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    1989-01-01

    A bill was introduced in the Senate to amend the Clean Air Act by providing the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency with the authority to regulate air pollution on and over the Outer Continental Shelf.

  7. Inside Senate bill 2019

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    Pontius, F.W.

    1994-07-01

    On May 19, 1994, the Senate passed S. 2019, which would reauthorize the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). Originally introduced as S. 1547, the bill that was voted on as S. 2019 brought to a close a long and difficult process in the Senate to pass an SDWA bill. A review of the Senate proceedings leading to passage of S. 2019 is available; this review summarizes the content of the bill. The bill would make significant revisions to the way in which drinking water standards are set. The existing process for determining feasibility will not change, but flexibility would be granted in setting a maximum contaminant level. USEPA would be given broad authority to regulate contaminants that may have an adverse health effect and that are known or anticipated to occur at frequency and at levels that are a concern to public health.

  8. Youth Violence: Developing Local and State Solutions. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Youth Violence of the Committee on the Judiciary. United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, Second Session on Focusing on Youth Violence and Developing Local and State Solutions (Memphis and Nashville, TN, February 15 and 16, 1996).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

    This hearing focused on youth violence and the importance of developing local and state solutions. Senator Fred Thompson made an introductory statement. This was followed by four panels on each of 2 days of testimony. Day one's first panel included involved students and business people from Memphis, TN. The second panel included two Tennessee…

  9. S. 1445: This Act may be cited as the Lead in Drinking Water Reduction Act of 1991, introduced in the United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session, July 10, 1991

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    1991-01-01

    This bill was introduced into the Senate of the United States on July 10, 1991 to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to reduce human exposure to lead in drinking water. Key features of the bill revolve around reducing lead in drinking by corrosion control in water systems and monitoring requirements. Other elements include: analytical methods to ascertain lead levels; reporting, record keeping and implementation requirements; EPA review of implementation of NPDWR for lead; and variances and exemptions.

  10. S. 2853: This Act may be cited as the Ground Water Safety Act of 1988. Introduced in the Senate of the United States, One Hundredth Congress, Second Session, October 3, 1988

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    1988-01-01

    The Senate reported an original bill, S. 2853, to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act and the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act. This amendment is an effort to protect ground water resources from contamination by pesticides, to transfer the liability for pesticide damages in certain circumstances from the user to the registrant and to preserve the authority to state governments to establish standards for pesticide residues on food.

  11. The Economic Evolution of Rural America. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Agriculture and Transportation of the Joint Economic Committee. Congress of the United States, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session (May 22, June 13, June 19, July 1, 1985). Part 2.

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    Joint Economic Committee, Washington, DC.

    Part 2 of this congressional hearing contains the testimony and prepared statements of 31 witnesses on the topics of rural community resources, the rural labor force, rural finance, and rural education to assist the Subcommittee on Agriculture and Transportation in identifying the problems and potential of America's rural economy. With emphasis on…

  12. Demographics of Adolescent Pregnancy in the United States. Joint Hearing before the Subcommittee on Census and Population of the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service and the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

    This document provides witness testimonies and prepared statements from the Congressional hearing called to examine the issue of adolescent pregnancy. Opening statements are given by Congressmen Henry A. Waxman, Robert Carcia, James Scheuer, and James V. Hansen. Witnesses include William Butz and Martin O'Connell from the Bureau of the Census who…

  13. Senate Report Cites "Reading First" Conflicts

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    Manzo, Kathleen Kennedy

    2007-01-01

    A federal official gained significant financial benefit from a commercial reading program he wrote, which he actively promoted while serving as a high-level adviser to states during the implementation of the Reading First program, a Senate report said last week. The official, Edward J. Kame'enui, may have misrepresented those details when he…

  14. Health Care: Children's Medical Services Programs in 10 States. Report to the Chairman, Committee on Finance, U.S. Senate.

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    General Accounting Office, Washington, DC. Div. of Human Resources.

    This report describes states' use of federal maternal and child health services (MCH) block grant funds to support their children's medical services (CMS) programs. Program officials and appropriate documents in 10 states were reviewed. Although all states allocated MCH funds to CMS programs, they did not typically designate the funds for…

  15. A resolution to direct the Senate Legal Counsel to appear as amicus curiae in the name of the Senate in Menachem Binyamin Zivotofsky, By His Parents and Guardians, Ari Z. and Naomi Siegman Zivotofsky v. John Kerry, Secretary of State (S. Ct.).

    THOMAS, 113th Congress

    Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV

    2014-07-16

    07/16/2014 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4568-4569; text as passed Senate: CR S4559) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  16. 12. DETAIL VIEW OF PODIUM, SENATE CHAMBER; MURAL TO LEFT ...

    Library of Congress Historic Buildings Survey, Historic Engineering Record, Historic Landscapes Survey

    12. DETAIL VIEW OF PODIUM, SENATE CHAMBER; MURAL TO LEFT DEPICTS 'FRANK P. BLAIR'S SPEECH AT LOUISIANA 1866' - Missouri State Capitol, High Street between Broadway & Jefferson Streets, Jefferson City, Cole County, MO

  17. Children's Health Care Issues. Hearing before the Committee on Finance. United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Finance.

    A hearing was convened to investigate health care issues affecting children. Witnesses provided information about the way in which the health care system meets the needs of children in the United States. Components of the system include Medicaid for low-income children, the Maternal and Child Health block grant program, employer-sponsored health…

  18. Developments in Aging: 1974 and January-April 1975. A Report of the Special Committee on Aging. United States Senate Pursuant to S. Res. 267, March 1, 1974.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.

    The Special Committee on Aging, established in 1961 by Senate Resolution 33, Eighty-seventh Congress, was charged with making a full and complete study and investigation of problems and opportunities of older people, including problems and opportunities of maintaining health, of assuring adequate income, of finding employment, of engaging in…

  19. Catastrophic Health Insurance. Hearing before the Committee on Finance. United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, First Session. Part 1 of 3.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Finance.

    This document is the first of three documents which present the Senate hearings on catastrophic health insurance called to determine how the private sector and the government can work together to lend support to the elderly and their families when they are threatened by catastrophic illness and to examine the issue of coverage of catastrophic…

  20. Youth Violence Prevention. Hearing before the Committee on Governmental Affairs. United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, Second Session (March 31, 1992).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs.

    This document presents witness testimonies and prepared statements from the Senate hearing on youth violence, strategies for its prevention, and the appropriate role of the federal government. The hearing stresses the need for a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach for youth violence prevention strategies and more coordination by the federal…

  1. Challenges Confronting American Indian Youth. Oversight Hearing before the Committee on Indian Affairs. United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, First Session. Part 2.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.

    The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs received testimony from representatives of federal agencies as to how the U.S. government might better address the needs of American Indian youth through the development of federal laws, programs, and policies. The hearing was a followup to an oversight hearing 1 month earlier in which American Indian young…

  2. Youth Employment Opportunity Wage Act of 1984. Hearing before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    This is a congressional hearing to examine S. 2687, the Youth Employment Opportunity Wage Act. (This bill would permit employers to pay youth a wage of 75 percent of the statutory minimum wage during the summer. The bill has a sunset provision.) Testimony includes statements from U.S. Senators and Representatives and from individuals representing…

  3. Pacific Basin Education and Health Issues. Hearing before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session. Special Hearing.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Appropriations.

    This book contains testimony on education and health issues in the Pacific Basin from a hearing conducted by a subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations in January 1984. The emphasis, throughout, is on identifying social problems and finding ways the Federal government can assist in solving them. Papers included were read by…

  4. The Impact of Interactive Violence on Children. Hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate. One Hundred Sixth Congress, Second Session (March 21, 2000).

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    2003

    Members met to discuss the various forms of interactive violence and the potential negative impact it has on children at this hearing. Statements made by the following individuals are included in this document: [Panel I]Senator Sam Brownback; Dr. David Walsh, President, National Institute on Media and the Family (additional documents); Mrs.…

  5. Hearing on Telecommunications Policy Reform. Hearing of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

    This document presents witness testimony and supplemental materials from a Congressional hearing regarding reform to national telecommunications policy, namely, replacing a regime of heavy regulation with a true market system. Statements are featured by Senators John Ashcroft, Conrad Burns, Ernest Hollings, Kay Baily Hutchison, John D. Rockefeller…

  6. Social Security Disability Reviews: The Human Costs. Hearing before the Special Committee on Aging. United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session (Part 1 - Chicago, Illinois).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.

    This document provides transcripts of witness testimony and prepared statements from the first of three Congressional hearings called to examine at the local level the administration of the social security disability review program. Following the opening statements of Senators John Heinz and Charles H. Percy, testimonies are presented from three…

  7. Contracting Out. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Central Library. Report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, State, and the Judiciary, Committee on Appropriations, U.S. Senate.

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    General Accounting Office, Washington, DC.

    In response to a request by the Senate Committee on Appropriations for an examination of the A-76 program of the Department of Commerce's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), in particular NOAA's decision to contract for the operation of its Central Library, this report describes a General Accounting Office (GAO) review which:…

  8. Training Needs in Gerontology; Hearing before the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate, Ninety-Fourth Congress, First Session. Part 3--Washington, D.C.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.

    Hearing before the Senate Special Committee on Aging was held to consider the need for funds to provide professional training in the field of gerontology as authorized under the Older Americans Act. Provision for special skills training was made under title IV of the Act but no funds were included for it in the 1975 and 1976 budgets. A statement…

  9. Student Loan Reform. Hearing on S. 920 of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    The Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources met to consider an amendment to the Higher Education Act of 1965 to improve the delivery of college financial aid by moving from guaranteed students loans to direct loans. Under a system of direct loans, students would borrow directly from the Federal Government by applying through their colleges.…

  10. Preventive Health Care for the Elderly. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Finance. United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, Second Session (Miami, Florida).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Finance.

    This document presents witnesses' testimonies and additional information from the Senate hearing held in Miami, Florida to examine the issue of preventive health services, focusing on risk reduction and health promotion programs for the elderly. The goal of the hearing was to examine efforts to identify people with high risks of developing a…

  11. S.674, The Sensible Advertising and Family Education Act. Hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

    This Congressional hearing discusses legislation that would require health warnings to be included in advertisements of alcoholic beverages. Opening statements are included from Senators Hollings, Burns, Danforth, Thurmond, and Simon, and from Representative Kennedy. Testimony is included from two panels of witnesses, whose members include: (1)…

  12. Comprehensive Indian Education Act. Hearings Before the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, United States Senate, 92nd Congress, 2nd Session on S.2724.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

    A transcript of the U.S. Senate's public hearings on S.2724, the Comprehensive Indian Education Bill, is presented. The purpose of S.2724 is to establish a national American Indian education program by creating a National Board of Regents for Indian Education, carrying out of a national Indian education program, the establishment of local Indian…

  13. Mental Health Services under Medicare. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Finance. United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Finance.

    This document presents witnesses' testimonies and prepared statements from the Senate hearing called to examine coverage of prescription drugs and mental health services under the Medicare program and to consider the feasibility of various options for including coverage of these items and services under Medicare. The prescription drug coverage…

  14. Abuses in Federal Student Aid Programs. Report Made by the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Governmental Affairs United States Senate.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs.

    This report on abuses in federal student aid programs, particularly the Guaranteed Student Loan Program (GSLP), is based on information gathered by the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations in the course of its overall investigation and the testimony and exhibits received during the course of hearings held between February and October,…

  15. Testimony on the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1985 (S. 1200) before the Subcommittee on Immigration and Refugee Policy, Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate.

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    Yzaguirre, Raul

    The National Council of La Raza's opposition to the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1985 (S. 1200) is explained in this paper, which was presented as testimony before the Senate Subcommittee on Immigration and Refugee Policy. Three provisions of the proposed bill are analyzed: employer sanctions, legalization, and guestworkers. First, the…

  16. Impact of Television on Children. Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Communications of the Committee on Commerce, United States Senate. Ninety-Fourth Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Commerce.

    This text contains the transcript of a one-day hearing of the Senate Committee on Commerce held in Salt Lake City to collect views on the impact of television on children. It consists of 19 testimonies, and additional articles, letters, and statements introduced into the record. (EMH)

  17. Indian Health. Hearing Before the Select Committee on Indian Affairs. United States Senate, Ninety-Sixth Congress. First Session on Indian Health.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs.

    The Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs held its first session on Indian health on August 2, 1979, to consider the Indian Health Service (IHS) and to receive testimony from organizations concerned about the status of Indian health. The National Indian Health Board representatives discussed difficulties related to tribal efforts to achieve an…

  18. Work after 65: Options for the 80's. Hearing before the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate, Ninety-Sixth Congress, Second Session. Part 3--Orlando, Fla.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.

    The problem of senior citizens in Florida who need to work are chronicled in this third part of the Senate Special Committee on Aging, Work after 65 hearings, conducted in Orlando, Florida, in July, 1980. During the Florida hearing, representatives of various government programs for senior citizens, professors of education and economics and…

  19. Emergency School Aid Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, Ninety-Fourth Congress. Second Session. Special Hearing.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Appropriations.

    The purpose of these hearings was to hear testimony on an amendment to the Emergency School Aid Act proposed by Senator Jackson. This amendment would provide 50 million dollars in discretionary funds to the Commissioner of Education. These funds could be used in areas having special problems with school integration. Testimony was given on the…

  20. California Diploma Project Technical Report I: Crosswalk Study--Crosswalk of the Intersegmental Committee for the Academic Senate Statements of Competencies to the Common Core State Standards

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    McGaughy, Charis; de Gonzalez, Alicia

    2012-01-01

    The Educational Policy Improvement Center (EPIC) conducted an investigation of the Intersegmental Committee for the Academic Senates (ICAS) Statements of Competencies for Mathematics and Academic Literacy. The purpose of this work is to understand how the ICAS competencies relate to college and career readiness, as represented by the augmented…

  1. Employment Needs of Amish Youth. Hearing before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, First Session. Special Hearing.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC.

    A Senate subcommittee hearing received testimony concerning a proposed amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to permit Amish youth, ages 14-18, to work under adult supervision in sawmills. Current Department of Labor regulations ban the employment of minors in sawmill operations. This poses a problem for Amish youth who finish their…

  2. Security on Campus. Hearing before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United State Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, Second Session. Special Hearing.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Appropriations.

    This document presents the transcript of a congressional hearing held before a Senate subcommittee concerning reporting requirements of the Student Right to Know and Campus Security Act of 1990. Among issues addressed is whether the definition of "campus" includes buildings used partially or completely for commercial purposes, sidewalks, and…

  3. A resolution recognizing the life and service of the Honorable Hubert H. Humphrey, distinguished former Senator from the State of Minnesota and former Vice President of the United States, upon the 100th anniversary of his birth.

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    Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN

    2011-05-12

    05/19/2011 Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S3201) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  4. A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding United States support for the State of Israel as it defends itself against unprovoked rocket attacks from the Hamas terrorist organization.

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    Sen. Graham, Lindsey [R-SC

    2014-07-10

    07/17/2014 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4626) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  5. The Changing Nature of Youth Violence. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Youth Violence of the Committee on the Judiciary. United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, Second Session on Examining the Current State of Youth Violence, Focusing on Its Changing Nature and Juvenile Intervention Programs Designed To Prevent Increased Violence (February 28, 1996).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

    This hearing examined the current state of youth violence, focusing on its changing nature and juvenile intervention programs designed to prevent increased violence. Opening statements by Senators Fred Thompson, Herbert Kohl, and Joseph R. Biden addressed the seriousness of the problem. Two panels contributed prepared statements. The first panel…

  6. The Role of the Research Museums. Science Policy Study-Hearings Volume 2. Hearing before the Task Force on Science Policy of the Committee on Science and Technology, House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session. April 17, 1985. No. 56.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science and Technology.

    American science policy as related to the role and operation of museum research is examined in this report of the hearings of the Congressional Committee on Science and Technology. Focus is given to how museums fit into the overall picture of United States research activity and to the composition of and future requirements for financial support.…

  7. The Education of the Handicapped Amendments of 1986. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Select Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session on S.2294, the Education of the Handicapped Amendments of 1986 (July 23, 24, and 29, 1986).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.

    Testimony is presented regarding the Education of the Handicapped Amendments of 1986 which mandates special education for handicapped children from the age of 3 and proposes a discretionary program of infant intervention. Testimony from the following agencies and associations is included: National Association of State Boards of Education; National…

  8. Oversight Hearings on the Rehabilitation Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Select Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session (Washington, DC, June 11, June 25, and July 17; Bozeman, MT, August 27; and Honolulu, HI, November 26, 1985).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.

    The transcript of the 1985 House of Representatives hearings on reauthorization of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 contains verbatim testimony and committee questions, prepared statements, letters, and supplemental material. Organizations providing testimony or statements include the following: Council of State Administrators of Vocational…

  9. The Federal Government and the University Research Infrastructure. Science Policy Study--Hearings Volume 6. Hearings before the Task Force on Science Policy of the Committee on Science and Technology, House of Representatives. Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session (May 21, 22, September 5, 1985).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science and Technology.

    This publication documents the testimony and discussion before the United States House of Representatives' Task Force on Science Policy during three days in 1985. It includes the text of the prepared statements by: (1) Dr. Bernadine Healy (Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President); (2) Henry G. Kirschenmann, Jr.…

  10. US Senator Bob Graham tours the SSPF with Jon Cowart

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    1997-01-01

    United States Senator Bob Graham of Florida visits the Space Station Processing Facility at Kennedy Space Center (KSC) and is briefed on hardware processing for the International Space Station by Jon Cowart, Flight 2A Manager, NASA Space Station Hardware Integration Office. In the foreground, from left to right, are Howard DeCastro, Program Manager for the Space Flight Operations Contract, United Space Alliance; Senator Bob Graham; and Jon Cowart.

  11. H. R. 3670: a Bill to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources and the improvement and rehabilitation of the Nation's water resources infrastructure. Introduced in the House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session, November 1, 1985

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    Title I of the Water Resources Conservation, Development, and Infrastructure Improvement and Rehabilitation Act of 1985 provides for federal funding for deep-draft port projects at numerous harbors, establishes procedures for non-federal interests to design and build navigation and port projects, and deals with such other aspects as national security, dredging in protected areas, and emergency responses. Subsequent titles deal with the inland waterway system, flood control, shoreline protection, water resources studies, the naming of projects and reservoirs, the deauthorization of $11.1 billion worth of projects affecting virtually every state, and the raising of revenues through port taxes.

  12. S. 1318: This Act may be cited as the National Beverage Container Reuse and Recycling Act, introduced in the United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session, June 18, 1991

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    1991-01-01

    This bill was introduced into the Senate of the United States on June 18, 1991 to amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act. The purposes of this act are to protect the environment from discarded beverage containers and to reduce solid waste and the cost of disposal of this waste by recycling. The key element of this legislation is to have a national system for requiring a refund value on the sale of all beverage containers. This would act as an incentive to individuals to clean up the environment and would result in a high level of recycling and help to reduce the costs associated with solid waste management.

  13. Federal Government and the university research infrastructure. Science policy study - hearings Volume 6. Hearings before the Task Force on Science Policy of the Committee on Science and Technology, House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, May 21, 22; September 5, 1985

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    1986-01-01

    Volume 6 of the hearing record covers three days of testimony by government and private representatives of agencies and organizations involved in science and technology, university personnel, and industry before the special task force studying the federal role in the research infrastructure. Technology advances, particularly in area of supercomputers, have intensified the need for a federal role. Financial support to assist universities in acquiring state-of-the-art technology is needed to overcome widening obsolescence in instrumentation. Six appendices with financial documentation and reports submitted for the record by the Defense Department, the National Association of Independent Schools, the National Institutes of Health, and others, follows the testimony of the 12 witnesses, who participated in three panels during the hearing.

  14. A resolution honoring Congresswoman Geraldine A. Ferraro, the first woman selected by a major political party as its candidate for Vice President of the United States, and extending the condolences of the Senate on her death.

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    Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY

    2011-03-29

    03/29/2011 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1943; text as passed Senate: CR S1943; text of measure as introduced: CR S1939) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  15. A resolution expressing support for the XIX International AIDS Conference and the sense of the Senate that continued commitment by the United States to HIV/AIDS research, prevention, and treatment programs is crucial to protecting global health.

    THOMAS, 112th Congress

    Sen. Nelson, Bill [D-FL

    2012-07-26

    07/26/2012 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and passed without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5627; text as passed Senate: CR S5627; text of measure as introduced: CR S5494) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  16. A resolution expressing the condolences of the Senate to the families of James Foley and Steven Sotloff, and condemning the terrorist acts of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

    THOMAS, 113th Congress

    Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH

    2014-09-09

    09/09/2014 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5461; text as passed Senate: CR S5436) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  17. A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on the current situation in Iraq and the urgent need to protect religious minorities from persecution from the terrorist group the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

    THOMAS, 113th Congress

    Sen. Portman, Rob [R-OH

    2014-07-30

    09/18/2014 Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5878; text as passed Senate: CR S5878) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  18. A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that public servants should be commended for their dedication and continued service to the United States during Public Service Recognition week.

    THOMAS, 112th Congress

    Sen. Akaka, Daniel K. [D-HI

    2012-04-17

    04/26/2012 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2886; text as passed Senate: CR S2886) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  19. A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that public servants should be commended for their dedication and continued service to the United States during Public Service Recognition Week.

    THOMAS, 113th Congress

    Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT

    2013-04-16

    04/16/2013 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2696; text as passed Senate: CR S2688) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  20. A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that public servants should be commended for their dedication and continued service to the United States during Public Service Recognition Week.

    THOMAS, 113th Congress

    Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT

    2014-03-25

    03/25/2014 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1739-1740; text as passed Senate: CR S1733-1734) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  1. AIDS Epidemic. Hearing before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, First Session on Reviewing Federal Efforts Being Conducted toward Combating the AIDS Epidemic.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    The text of a Senate hearing called to review federal efforts combating acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is presented in this document. Opening statements reviewing the AIDS crisis are given by Senators Edward Kennedy and Lowell Weicker, Jr. Prepared statements are included by Senators Orrin Hatch and Ted Stevens. David Baltimore and…

  2. Oversight on Education for All Handicapped Children Act, 1980. Hearing Before the Subcommittee on the Handicapped of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-Sixth Congress, Second Session on Oversight on Public Law 94-142, Education for All Handicapped Children Act.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    The Senate oversight hearings on P.L. 94-142, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act, features statements by personnel representing the California State Department of Education, the Chief State School Officers, the National Association of State Directors of Special Education, and the Council for Exceptional Children. Questions from the…

  3. Cyberporn and Children: The Scope of the Problem, the State of the Technology, and the Need for Congressional Action. Hearing on S.892, a Bill To Amend Section 1464 of Title 18, United States Code, To Punish Transmission by Computer of Indecent Material to Minors, before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate. One Hundred Fourth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

    This document presents witness testimony and supplemental materials from a Congressional hearing called to address pornography in cyberspace. It features opening statements by Senator Charles E. Grassley and Senator Patrick J. Leahy; and statements by Senators Strom Thurmond, Russell D. Feingold, Orrin G. Hatch, Chairman of the Senate Committee on…

  4. Marine Science, Technology, and Resource Development Act of 1987, Joint report of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and the Committee on Labor and Human Resources on S. 1196. Introduced in the United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, First Session, July 31, 1987

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    1987-01-01

    The Senate report on S. 1196 recommends passage of the bill, which amends and appropriates funds for the National Sea Grant Program through 1992. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration administers the grant program through a partnership network of university, federal, and state research programs aimed at coastal areas and their importance as a national resource. The report reviews legislative history, summarizes the major provisions and costs, and analyzes each section of the bill. Appropriations for the core program include an inflationary increase from $46 million in 1988 to $54 million in 1992, while strategic marine research funding will increase from $5 million to $20 million during the same period. International research programs will receive $1 million each year.

  5. Continuing a Renaissance. Student Senate's Vision for the Future of the University. Submitted to President Russell G. Warren by the 1990-1991 Student Senate.

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    Northeast Missouri State Univ., Kirksville.

    Developed through participation in an institution-wide process of developing a new long-term plan for Northeast Missouri State University (NMSU), this document presents a vision of the future of NMSU as developed by the Student Senate. The contents were shaped through a synthesis of the Student Senate's general work, open forums, research into…

  6. The Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, First Session (February 8, 2005). Senate Hearing 109-5

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    US Senate, 2005

    2005-01-01

    The purpose of this hearing was to review the implementation of Titles I through III of Public Law 106-393, "The Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000." Statements were presented by: Honorable Jeff Bingaman, U.S. Senator from New Mexico; Honorable Maria Cantwell, U.S. Senator from Washington; Honorable Larry E. Craig,…

  7. A Fresh Start for New Orleans' Children: Improving Education after Katrina. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Education and Early Childhood Development of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate. One Hundred Ninth Congress, Second Session on Examining the Education System of New Orleans (July 14, 2006, New Orleans, LA). Senate Hearing 109-626

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    US Senate, 2007

    2007-01-01

    The purpose of this hearing was to examine the education system of New Orleans. Statements were presented by: Honorable Lamar Alexander, Chairman, Subcommittee on Education and Early Childhood Development; Honorable Mary L. Landrieu, U.S. Senator from Louisiana; Honorable Richard Burr, U.S. Senator from North Carolina; Linda Johnson, President,…

  8. Clinical Social Work. State Laws Governing Independent Practice and Reimbursement of Services. Fact Sheet for the Honorable Daniel K. Inouye, United States Senate.

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    General Accounting Office, Washington, DC. Div. of Human Resources.

    This fact sheet on state laws governing the independent practice and reimbursement of services for clinical social workers contains information from questionnaires sent to the state agencies responsible for health insurance regulations and Medicaid and licensing activities. Information on Ohio, the only state which did not respond, is not…

  9. Higher Education State Funding Trends and Policies on Affordability. Report to the Chairman, Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate. GAO-15-151

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    Emrey-Arras, Melissa

    2014-01-01

    There is widespread concern that the rising costs of higher education are making college unaffordable for many students and their families. Federal and state support is central to promoting college affordability; however, persistent state budget constraints have limited funding for public colleges. GAO was asked to study state policies affecting…

  10. Lessey and Gambino nominations. Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-Seventh Congress, Second Session, April 16, 1982

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    1982-01-01

    Samuel Kenric Lessey, Jr. and Robert W. Gambino, nominees for Inspector General and Deputy Inspector General, respectively, of the US Synthetic Fuels Corporation (SFC), made statements on the objectives of the SFC and their responsibilities if appointed. The principal role of the Inspectors General is to conduct audits, investigations, and inspections to prevent or detect fraud and wrongdoing. Also included are statements from Senators from New Mexico, New Hampshire, Hawaii, Idaho, and Virginia. Informational statements of the two nominees appear in the appendix. (DCK)

  11. Senators seek to reverse Supreme Court on disability rights.

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    1998-09-18

    U.S. Senators Thurmond and Helms are seeking to undo the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that requires State and local prisons to offer inmates the services that are mandated by Federal disability-rights laws. Their proposed legislation, called S.2266, would exempt State and local prisons from the public accommodations requirements contained in the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act. The Senators believe that if the Court's ruling is not amended, prisoners will file endless lawsuits to seek special privileges, which would drag Federal judges into the particulars of running State and local prisons.

  12. Evaluation and Reauthorization of the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). Hearings before the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, United States Senate; and the Subcommittee on Nutrition of the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, United States Senate. Ninety-Eighth Congress Second Session, March 15 and April 9, 1984.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

    This document records hearings before the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry and its sub-committee on Nutrition. The hearings, dated March 15 and April 9, 1984, were conducted in order to evaluate and reauthorize the special supplemental food program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), due to expire in 1984. Testimony…

  13. Roundtable: Higher Education and Corporate Leaders--Working Together to Strengthen America's Workforce. Hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, First Session (May 19, 2005). Senate Hearing 109-134

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    US Senate, 2005

    2005-01-01

    This hearing was convened to examine issues relating to higher education and corporate leaders, focusing on defining the roles industry and institutions of higher education will have to ensure that the United States has the skilled and diverse workforce it will need to succeed today and in the future. The Committee heard statements by: Michael B.…

  14. The Commission's Program Review Responsibilities in Senate Bill 724. Working Paper WP/05-01

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    California Postsecondary Education Commission, 2005

    2005-01-01

    This paper outlines the Commission's program review responsibilities called for in Senate Bill 724 (Scott). It also summarizes the Commission's existing responsibilities in the area of new program review. Senate Bill 724 would permit the California State University (CSU) to independently award the Doctor of Education Degree (Ed.D.) and includes…

  15. A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj's visit to Washington, D.C., and its support for the growing partnership between the United States and Mongolia.

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    Sen. Kerry, John F. [D-MA

    2011-06-15

    06/15/2011 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3848-3849; text as passed Senate: CR S3848-3849; text of measure as introduced: CR S3841-3842) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  16. Hearings Before the Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs of the United States Senate, Ninety-Second Congress, First Session on Nutrition and Human Needs. Part 9--Universal School Lunch Program. Hearings Held Washington, D.C., October 13-14, 1971.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs.

    Testimony was presented at these hearings by the following witnesses: Hubert Humphrey, U.S. Senator from the State of Minnesota; Dr. John N. Perryman, executive director, American School Food Service Association; B.P. Taylor, superintendent of Schools, San Diego Independent School District, San Diego, Texas; Dr. Jean Mayer, special consultant to…

  17. Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force. Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary. United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session on the Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force in the Mid-Atlantic Region Which Would Coordinate Government Agencies, Including U.S. Attorneys, the FBI, DEA, Customs Service, BATF, and the IRS. Dover, Delaware.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

    This document presents testimony and proceedings from the Congressional hearings on organized crime and drug enforcement in the Mid-Atlantic region, and government efforts to solve these problems. Opening statements are presented from Senators Strom Thurmond and Joseph Biden. Testimony is also presented from the United States attorneys for the…

  18. Care for the Retarded, 1981. Hearings before the Subcommittee on the Handicapped of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, Ninety-Seventh Congress, First Session on Oversight on the Effects of Deinstitutionalization of Mentally Retarded Citizens (Hartford, Connecticut, April 14-15, 1981).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    This document is a transcript of hearings conducted in Hartford, Connecticut, before the United States Senate Subcommittee on the Handicapped on the effects of deinstitutionalization of the mentally retarded. The bulk of the testimony was given by Connecticut officials and leaders in the mental health field. They presented evidence and case…

  19. Child Kidnaping. Oversight Hearing Inquiry into the Priorities and Practices of the FBI in Child Kidnaping Cases before the Subcommittee on Juvenile Justice of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session (February 2, l983).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

    In questioning priorities of the Subcommittee on Juvenile Justice of the Senate Judiciary Committee, hearings on child kidnaping have established that three elements of a case must exist before agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation will begin investigations. Federal Kidnaping Statute, Title l8, United States Code, Section 1201 establishes…

  20. Hearings Before the Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs of the United States Senate, Ninety-Third Congress, First Session. Maternal, Fetal, and Infant Nutrition--1973. Part 1--Consequences of Malnutrition; Part 2--Government Responses. Hearings Held Washington, D.C., June 5, 6, and 7, 1973.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs.

    Part One of these hearings before the Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs of the United States Senate includes the testimony of scientists and doctors engaged in research regarding the relationship between maternal, fetal, and infant nutrition and optimum mental and physical development of the child. In testimony it was shown that the…

  1. A Competitiveness Strategy for America. Joint Hearing on the Competitiveness Policy Council Second Annual Report to the President and the Congress, Analyzing a Comprehensive Blueprint for Stronger Incentives for Private Investment, a New Export Expansion Strategy and a Sweeping Education Reform, before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, Joint Economic Committee. United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session.

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    Joint Economic Committee, Washington, DC.

    This document records the oral testimony and written statements of 13 U.S. Senators and Representatives, government officials, a corporate chairman, and a union president on the problem of economic stagnation in the United States and the formulation of a strategy to promote greater world competitiveness. Some witnesses focused on the need for…

  2. Minority Overrepresentation in the Juvenile Justice System. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Juvenile Justice of the Committee on the Judiciary. United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session on the Status of the Juvenile Justice System in America, Focusing on the Causes of Minority Overrepresentation and the Plight of Minority Youth in Inner Cities.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

    The United States Senate's Subcommittee on Juvenile Justice heard testimony on minority overrepresentation in the juvenile justice system and the sentencing of minorities within that system. In particular, the Subcommittee heard testimony from eight witnesses who suggested short- and long-term approaches for helping to eliminate racial bias in the…

  3. Native American Program Initiatives at the College and University Level. Hearing before the Committee on Indian Affairs. United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, First Session on Addressing the Needs in Indian Country Pertaining to Native American Program Initiatives at the College and University Level.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.

    A Senate committee hearing received testimony to showcase Native American program initiatives at the college and university level. Program representatives presented information on the characteristics and accomplishments of their programs. The Institute of Tribal Government at Portland State University (Oregon) provides intensive 3-day training…

  4. Developments in Aging: 1976. Part 1. A Report of the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate, Pursuant to S. Res. 373, March 1, 1976 Resolution Authorizing a Study of the Problems of the Aged and Aging Together with Minority Views. 95th Congress, 1st Session. Report No. 95-88.

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    1977

    The first part of a report by the Special Committee on Aging of the United States Senate provides additional evidence about the need for far-ranging federal attention to the needs and aspirations of older Americans. A number of difficulties such as special transportation needs in rural areas, contradictions in policies and programs, and disaster…

  5. Shortage of Engineers and Scientists. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. United States Senate One Hundred First Congress, Second Session on Training Scientists and Engineers for the Year 2000--The National Science Foundation's Role.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

    This document is the transcript of a Congressional hearing focusing on the status of the training of scientists and engineers in the United States and the role of the federal government in the improvement of this situation. Included are opening statements from Senators Albert Gore, Jr. (Tennessee), Robert W. Kasten, Jr. (Wisconsin), and Larry…

  6. Rural Development: Part 4, S. 2223--The Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act and Amendment No. 153 (To S. 1483), to Establish the Rural Community Development Bank. Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Rural Development of the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, United States Senate, 92d Congress, 1st Session, July 23; September 21-24, 1971.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

    Transcripts of Senate hearings on S. 2223 (the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act) and on Amendment No. 153 (to S. 1483) to establish the rural community development bank are presented in this document. In addition to some 25 miscellaneous documents, statements of representatives from municipal, state, and national organizations are…

  7. Extension of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, 1977. Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Child and Human Development of the Committee on Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-Fifth Congress, First Session on Examination of the Program for the Prevention, Identification, and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect. April 6 and 7, 1977.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate.

    Presented is the transcript of testimony provided at hearings (April 6 and 7, 1977) before the subcommittee on child and human development of the Committee on Human Relations of the United States Senate on Extension of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (Public Law 93-247). Statements are included of individuals representing such…

  8. National Nutrition Policy Study--1974. Hearings Before Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs of the United States Senate Ninety-Third Congress, Second Session. Part 4--Nutrition and Food Availability. Hearings Held Washington, D. C., June 20, 1974.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs.

    These hearings before the Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs began with an opening statement by Senator Humphrey. Dr. R. Goldberg, panel cochairman, then presented the "Report and recommendation of the Panel on Nutrition and Food Availability." Testimony was heard from a number of experts and representatives of such organizations…

  9. Endless Night, Endless Mourning: Living with Alzheimer's. Hearing before the Special Committee on Aging. United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session (New York, NY). S. Hrg. 98-410.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.

    This document presents the prepared statements and witness testimony from the Congressional hearing on Alzheimer's Disease. Following an opening statement by Senator John Heinz, statements by Senators Larry Pressler and Alfonse M. D'Amato are given. Topics which are discussed include incidence of the disease, family and victim ramifications,…

  10. Women and the Workplace: The Glass Ceiling. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Employment and Productivity of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session (October 23, 1991).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    These proceedings are from a hearing that addressed the so-called "glass ceiling"--the dearth of women in mid- and upper-management level positions in corporations and other organizations. Statements of the following persons are included: Senator Paul Simon; Elsie Vartanian, Director of the Women's Bureau; Senator Robert Dole; Lynn Martin,…

  11. A resolution expressing the regret of the Senate for the passage of section 3 of the Expatriation Act of 1907 (34 Stat. 1228) that revoked the United States citizenship of women who married foreign nationals.

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    Sen. Franken, Al [D-MN

    2014-03-27

    05/14/2014 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S3044) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  12. School Breakfast and School Lunch Programs. Hearing before the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, First Session on the School Breakfast and Lunch Programs.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

    These hearing transcripts present testimony to the Senate Committee on Agriculture regarding the School Lunch and Breakfast Programs. Statements were made by several senators, the president of the American School Food Service Association (Connecticut); a school food service program director (Florida); the director of nutrition and education for…

  13. Palestinian Education--Teaching Peace or War? Hearing before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, One Hundred Eighth Congress, First Session (October 30, 2003) S. Hrg. 108-290

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    US Senate, 2004

    2004-01-01

    The focus of this hearing was on the issues of education of Palestinian young people, funding by the U.S. Government for the Palestinian Authority, and the implications on the Mid-East peace process. Opening statements were presented by Subcommittee Chairman Senator Arlen Specter, Pennsylvania; and Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, New York. Witness…

  14. Tobacco Product Education and Health Protection Act of 1991, S. 1088. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Consumer of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session (November 14, 1991).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

    This document contains oral and written testimony of witnesses who appeared before the Senate committee considering legislation aimed at reducing tobacco addiction among minors. Opening statements were made by Senators Bryan, Ford, Gorton, Kasten, and Sanford. Witnesses included the following: the chief of police, Waunakee, Wisconsin; a…

  15. Emerging Drug Threats and Perils Facing Utah's Youth. Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, Second Session (Salt Lake City and Cedar City, Utah, July 6-7, 2000).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

    This report documents the proceedings of a two-day hearing held in Utah to begin a public dialogue on how professionals can work together to combat the dangers of substance abuse problems among adolescents. The introductory comments by the presiding chairman, Senator Orin Hatch, spell out the present problem in Utah. The senator points out how…

  16. Issues in Religious Liberty. Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Constitution of the Committee on the Judiciary. United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session on Oversight on the State of Religious Liberty in America Today.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

    This report begins with the statements of two committee members, Senators Orrin G. Hatch and Patrick J. Leahy. Witnesses included Laurence H. Tribe, Harvard Law School; William B. Ball, an attorney; Everett Sileven, Faith Baptist Church, Louisville, Nebraska; Dr. Greg Dixon, National Chairman of Unregistered Churches; Rev. Charles V. Bergstrom,…

  17. How to Make Faculty Senates More Effective

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    Sufka, Kenneth J.

    2009-01-01

    The author's experience as the faculty senate chair at the University of Mississippi (UM) during a year of budget crises is likely typical of many other university senate leaders. He found that major challenges face senates trying to play a role in developing budget reduction recommendations. These include: (1) an absence of understanding on the…

  18. Senate Rostrum: Academic Senate for California Community Colleges Newsletter

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    Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, 2010

    2010-01-01

    The Rostrum is a quarterly publication of the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges. The following articles are included in this issue: (1) The Need for full Time faculty (again) by Jane Patton; (2) Reading May Be the Key to Unlocking Basic Skills Success by Janet Fulks; (3) Diversity Institute on the Right Track by Beth Smith; (4)…

  19. 11. GENERAL VIEW IN SENATE CHAMBER, FROM WEST; PAINTED GLASS ...

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    11. GENERAL VIEW IN SENATE CHAMBER, FROM WEST; PAINTED GLASS WINDOW BEHIND COLUMNS DEPICTS 'THE LANDING OF DE SOTO;' MURAL TO LEFT SHOWS 'THOMAS HART BENTON'S SPEECH AT ST. LOUIS 1849;' MURAL TO RIGHT SHOWS 'PRESIDENT JEFFERSON GREETING LEWIS AND CLARK' - Missouri State Capitol, High Street between Broadway & Jefferson Streets, Jefferson City, Cole County, MO

  20. US Senator Bob Graham tours the SSPF with Jon Cowart

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    1997-01-01

    United States Senator Bob Graham of Florida (left) visits the Space Station Processing Facility at Kennedy Space Center (KSC) and is briefed on hardware processing for the International Space Station by Jon Cowart, Flight 2A Manager, NASA Space Station Hardware Integration Office. Jim Jennings, Deputy Director of KSC, is shown in the background, center, observing the briefing.

  1. Violence on Campuses. Hearing. Senate Task Force on School Violence, California Legislature (Los Angeles, California, April 30, 1993).

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    California State Legislature, Sacramento. Senate.

    This report consists of a California State Senate Task Force on School Violence hearing on violence on school campuses. Opening statements were given by State Senator Teresa Hughes. Three mothers of slain youth, Mildred Hillard, Missy Zeitsoff, and Margaret Ensley, testified on violence on and off campus. Alexis Cushon and Carlos Galvan of the…

  2. Medicare: Catastrophic Illness Insurance. Briefing Report to the Chairman, Special Committee on Aging, U.S. Senate.

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    General Accounting Office, Washington, DC. Program Evaluation and Methodology Div.

    In response to a request by Senator John Melcher of the United States Senate Special Committee on Aging, the General Accounting Office (GAO) reviewed legislative proposals designed to protect Medicare enrollees from the financial hardships that often accompany catastrophic illness. The GAO originally examined six legislative proposals introduced…

  3. Rural Development: Part 5, (1) Balanced National Growth Policy; (2) National Rural Development Program; (3) S. 1612, The Rural Community Development Revenue Sharing Act of 1971; (4) Reorganization of U.S. Department of Agriculture and Related Agencies. Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Rural Development of the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, United States Senate, 92d Congress, 1st Session, September 9, 1971, Stillwater, Okla....

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

    Transcripts of the 1971 Senate hearings on rural development held in Stillwater, Oklahoma and Lincoln, Nebraska are presented in this document. Derived from many sources representing the varied interests of each host state, representative testimony includes that of: university professors and administrators; State and Federal legislators; chamber…

  4. A resolution honoring Senator Barbara Mikulski for becoming the longest-serving female Senator in history.

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    Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV

    2011-01-05

    01/05/2011 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6-13; text as passed Senate: CR S6-7; text of measure as introduced: CR S64) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  5. Empowering Local Senates: Roles and Responsibilities of and Strategies for an Effective Senate

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    Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, 2002

    2002-01-01

    This handbook is compiled as a resource for senate presidents. In this handbook, they will find information intended to supplement the wealth of data contained on the Website for the Academic Senate of California. Contained on the pages of this handbook, a senate president will find information about the legislation and regulations that affect…

  6. Juvenile Justice: A New Focus on Prevention. Hearing on Proposed Legislation Authorizing Funds for Programs of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act, Focusing on Early Intervention and Prevention Strategies in Dealing with Juvenile Delinquency at the County Level, before the Subcommittee on Juvenile Justice of the Committee on the Judiciary. United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, Second Session (April 29, 1992).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

    The text of a Senate hearing on juvenile justice is presented in this report. The report opens with testimony by Senator Herbert Kohl. Senator Kohl's testimony focuses on youth violence, prevention, and public policy. A prepared statement by Senator Joseph R. Biden, Jr., focuses on providing the necessary resources, leadership, and coordination in…

  7. Family Caregiving and the Older American Act: Caring for the Caregiver. Hearing before the Special Committee on Aging. United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.

    This is the report of a congressional hearing on the new National Family Caregiver Support Program. First, it looks at this new program before it is fully implemented in the states and assesses how the states are setting up their programs. Second, it examines whether the States are receiving the clear and effective guidance they need from the…

  8. Senate subcommittee examines NASA's identity crisis

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    Leath, Audrey T.

    With the Cold War fading into history, economic competitiveness becoming the watchwords of the decade, and the space race against the Russians turning into probable cooperation, NASA is struggling to redefine its role. On November 16, the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Science, Technology and Space invited NASA Administrator Daniel Goldin, Martin Marietta CEO Norman Augustine, and Robert Frosch of Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government to offer their thoughts on NASA's plans, priorities, and budgetary difficulties. Augustine, who chaired the Committee on the Future of the U.S. Space Program in 1990, posed two questions: What does America want its space program to be, and can the country afford to pay for the program it wants? He stated bluntly that if the answers were incompatible, “we are unlikely to have a satisfactory program.”

  9. Clean Air Act: Senate mulls revision bill

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    Fairley, P.

    1995-12-13

    Senator Lauch Faircloth (R., NC) has circulated a draft summary of possible revisions of the Clean Air Act (CAA). Chemical industry sources say the proposal would provide some regulatory relief but fear that supporting Faircloth could jeopardize their relationship with EPA. Faircloth`s proposal addresses various controversial aspect of CAA`s Title V permit program including the monitoring and permit modification provisions. The proposal would also define a facility`s {open_quotes}potential to emit,{close_quotes} upon which Title V permits are based. In the past year EPA has substantially revised its Title V program to address complaints from industry, the states, and Congress that the monitoring and modification provisions were too burdensome.

  10. Welfare to Work. States Begin JOBS, but Fiscal and Other Problems May Impede Their Progress. Report to the Committee on Finance, U.S. Senate.

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    General Accounting Office, Washington, DC. Div. of Human Resources.

    The General Accounting Office (GAO) reviewed states' implementation of the Job Opportunities and Basic Skills (JOBS) Training Program. GAO studied states' progress in implementing JOBS, decisions about which welfare recipients to serve and what services to provide, views on implementation problems or difficulties, and the nature and extent to…

  11. Faculty Senates and the Fiscal Crisis.

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    Ridgely, Julia

    1993-01-01

    A 1993 conference of college faculty senate members is discussed, focusing on common difficulties in governance during a period of retrenchment and due to the faculty culture. Some recent research into the relationship of finances to academic freedom and tenure is examined. Strategies for enhancing faculty senate effectiveness are suggested. (MSE)

  12. Government: Senate Generous on Agency Research Budgets.

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    Long, Janice

    1980-01-01

    Discussed is the senate's 1981 research and development appropriations. The senate has approved research funding levels higher than both the amount requested by the House and the Administration except in the case of the Environmental Protection Agency. Research agencies discussed are NASA, Energy, NSF, Commerce, and ERA. (Author/DS)

  13. Senate begins clean air legislation debate

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    Yates, M.

    1990-03-01

    This article reports on Senate debate on the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1989. Topics include acid rain provisions, administration objections, costs of the bill including disparity of costs in different regions and cost-sharing proposals, and the effects the current energy policy will have on the bill. Presidential, Senate, and subcommittee views on the bill are presented.

  14. Senate hearing considers Law of the Sea treaty

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    Showstack, Randy

    2012-06-01

    The U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations is once again discussing the Law of the Sea Convention (LOS). The treaty, which was adopted in 1982 by parties to a United Nations Conference as a framework for governing uses of the world's oceans, has been ratified by more than 160 countries, but the United States is a notable exception. The treaty has been approved twice by the Foreign Relations Committee but has not made it to a full Senate vote because of opponents' concerns about potential loss of U.S. sovereignty and U.S. access to the deep seabed, among other reasons. During a 23 May hearing of the committee, chairman John Kerry (D-Mass.), a strong supporter of the treaty, said U.S. ratification "is now more urgent than ever" and that to remain outside of the treaty "is fundamentally, directly counter to the best interests" of the United States.

  15. H. R. 2266: Pipeline Safety Reauthorization Act of 1988. Introduced in the Senate of the United States, One Hundredth Congress, Second Session, April 21, 1988

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    1988-01-01

    This bill would amend the Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Act of 1968 and the Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Safety Act of 1979 to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1988 and 1989. The bill describes certification, state notification and pipeline inventory, state enforcement, qualifications for state grant programs, Federal-State cooperation in case of accident, destruction of signs or markers, additional inspection and testing, feasibility of regulating excavation activities, and authorization for appropriations for natural gas and hazardous liquid pipelines. This bill would also specifically regulate the transport of carbon dioxide. Sections are included on grants-in-aid, additional hirings, minimum requirements for one-call notification systems, internal inspection of pipelines, and emergency flow restricting devices.

  16. Draft of the U.S. Constitution (August 1787) and Schedule of the Compensation of the Senate of the United States (March 1791)

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    Hussey, Michael; Greenhut, Stephanie

    2011-01-01

    This article features two documents which can serve as a starting point for a lesson on public service while students debate the amount of pay that public servants should receive. These are: (1) the printed draft of the Constitution showing George Washington's handwritten corrections that eliminated state payments and included the phrase "to be…

  17. Contaminated Frozen Strawberries in School Lunches. Hearing before the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, First Session (June 5, 1997).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

    This hearing includes testimony on contaminated strawberries in school lunches. Contaminated strawberries were determined to be the cause of an outbreak of hepatitis in the state of Michigan. In addition to statements by the committee members, testimony was given by: (1) Mary Ann Keeffe, Acting Under Secretary, Food Nutrition and Consumer…

  18. Women Entrepreneurs: Their Success and Problems. Hearing before the Committee on Small Business, United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session (Eugene, Oregon).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Small Business.

    This is a congressional hearing to acquire testimony and information about women in business or about unusual problems that have been found. Testimony includes statements from individuals representing Big Bear Shopper, Inc.; United States Business and Professional Women (BPW/USA); Rural Small Business Programs, Lane Community College;…

  19. Guaranteed Loan Programs Are an Increasing Risk. Statement of Donald H. Chapin given before the Committee on Government Affairs, United States Senate.

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    Chapin, Donald H.

    Testimony is presented concerning the financial burden the United States government is expected to endure from the billions of dollars in loans it has guaranteed (and continues to guarantee) for business, education, housing, and other purposes, many of which are in areas now experiencing economically hard times. The testimony discusses predicting…

  20. What Should Be the Energy Policy of the United States? National Debate Topic for High Schools, 1978-1979. Senate, 95th Congress, 2d Session.

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    Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Congressional Research Service.

    This collection of excerpts and bibliographies address the three debate propositions selected as subjects of the 1978-1979 debate question for high schools selected by the National University Extension Service, "What should be the energy policy of the United States?" The collection is divided into three parts each addressing one of the debate…

  1. Missing Children. Missing Children Data Collected by the National Crime Information Center. Fact Sheet for the Honorable Alfonse M. D'Amato, United States Senate.

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    General Accounting Office, Washington, DC.

    This document is a fact sheet on missing children data collected by the National Crime Information Center (NCIC). The document contains details on the design of the NCIC system, state control for management and use of the system, access to the system, criteria for missing persons, number of active cases, and the unidentified persons file of the…

  2. Medicare, Medicaid, and Maternal and Child Health Block Grant Budget Issues. Hearing before the Committee on Finance. United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, First Session (July 8 and 9, 1987). Part 1 of 2.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Finance.

    This document presents witnesses' testimonies and prepared statements from two of three Senate hearings called to examine budget issues affecting the Medicare, Medicaid, and Maternal and Child Health Block Grant programs, including changes in the Medicare program necessary to reduce spending in accordance with the budget resolution and expansions…

  3. Home Care: The Agony of Indifference. The Role of the Older Americans Act in Assuring Access to Quality Home Care. Hearing before the Special Committee on Aging. United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.

    This document presents witnesses' testimonies and prepared statements from the Congressional hearing called to examine the problems of Americans, mostly elderly persons, who need home health care. Opening statements are included by Senators John Melcher, John Heinz, Bill Bradley, John Chafee, Harry Reid, John Glenn, Dave Durenberger, and Quentin…

  4. Federally Funded Native Hawaiian Programs. Hearing before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, First Session. Special Hearing (Honolulu, Hawaii, August 16, 1999).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Appropriations.

    At a hearing in Honolulu (Hawaii), the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies of the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations received testimony on health, education, and employment and training programs serving the Native people of Hawaii. In July 1999, a federal government brief filed in a U.S. Supreme…

  5. Child Nutrition Legislation. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Nutrition of the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. United States Senate. Ninety-Fifth Congress. First Session on S. 720 and S. 1420.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

    This publication is a comprehensive record of testimony and exhibits presented to the Subcommittee on Nutrition of the U.S. Senate during hearings on S. 720, a bill to authorize a program of nutrition information and education as part of school food service programs, and S. 1420, a bill to amend the National School Lunch Act and the Child…

  6. Agricultural Child Labor Provisions of FLSA, 1974; Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Labor of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, Ninety-Third Congress, Second Session (Portland, Oregon, December 6, 1974).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

    In its report accompanying the 1974 amendments to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Senate Labor Committee concluded that in general child labor in agriculture was physically and mentally detrimental to the health and well-being of participating children, acting as a social depressant, stunting their intellectual growth and capacity, and…

  7. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations for Fiscal Year 1996. Hearings before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations on H.R. 2127. United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Appropriations.

    This document contains proceedings of Senate hearings before a subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations on H.R. 2127, an act making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and other related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1996. The document contains testimonies, answers to…

  8. The Reemployment and Training Act of 1994. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Labor of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate (March 16, 1994 and July 26, 1994).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    This document contains testimony from two Senate hearings on the Reemployment and Training Act of 1994 by U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert B. Reich and other witnesses concerning the Act and the need for changes in the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act, which requires employers to notify employees of impending layoffs.…

  9. Fiscal Year 1984 Budget. Hearings before the Select Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session on the Fiscal Year 1984 Budget (February 23, 24, and 25, 1983).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs.

    The Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs met in Washington, D.C. on February 23-25, 1983, to discuss the implications of the proposed budget for the 1984 fiscal year. Testimony by representatives of government agencies and American Indian tribes and organizations focused on five main topics: closure of the Intermountain (Utah) and Mount…

  10. Indian Health Service Oversight and Reauthorization of Indian Health Care Improvement Act. Hearing before the Select Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-Sixth Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs.

    The transcript of the March 28, 1980, Senate hearing on the Indian Health Service (IHS) and reauthorization of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act (Public Law 94-437) held in Billings, Montana, is presented with testimony from the Three Affiliated Tribes of North Dakota, Montana United Indian Association, Montana Indian Health Board, Fort Peck…

  11. National Nutrition Policy Study--1974. Hearings Before the Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs of the United States Senate Ninety-Third Congress, Second Session. Part 3--Nutrition and Special Groups. Hearings Held Washington, D. C., June 19, 1974.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs.

    These hearings began with an opening statement by Senator Mondale. Ronald Pollack, chairman, Panel on Nutrition and Special Groups, presented the report of the panel. This report was organized in four parts: Part 1, "Poverty, Inflation, and Hunger," included sections discussing the presence of undernutrition among the poor, and the effect of food…

  12. Oversight of Food and Nutrition Service Programs: Food Stamps, Child Nutrition, and Commodity Distribution. Hearing before the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session, April 25, 1984.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

    The Federal government's oversight of its food and nutrition programs is discussed in this transcript of a Senate hearing. Testimony is presented regarding food stamps, the school lunch program, problems of targeting the needy, the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), commodity distribution, surplus dairy…

  13. White House Conference on Children--Child Development Recommendations. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Children and Youth of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, 92nd Congress.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

    Senate hearings on child development and child care programs are presented. Specific subjects covered include comprehensive, family-oriented child development programs, the development of programs to eliminate racism, reordering of national priorities beginning with a guaranteed basic family income adequate for the needs of children, improving the…

  14. Educational Technology. Hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, First Session, on Examining Legislation Authorizing Funds for the Elementary Secondary Education Act, Focusing on Education Technology Programs.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

    This hearing before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions on examining legislation authorizing funds for the Elementary Secondary Education Act, focusing on educational technology programs, contains statements by: James M Jeffords, Chairman, Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; Barbara Means, Assistant…

  15. Agriculture, Rural Development, and the Use of Land. A Series of Papers Compiled by the Subcommittee on Rural Development of the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, United States Senate. Committee Print, 93rd Congress, 2nd Session, April 16, 1974.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

    Compiled by the members of the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Rural Development, this series of papers presents varying views on rural land-use issues. The 19 papers are titled as follows: (1) "Planning: Some questions, Answers, and Issues"; (2) "Evolution of Planning Theory and Practice: A Response to Changing Problems and Institutions"; (3) "The…

  16. Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Programs. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Manpower and Personnel and the Subcommittee on Preparedness of the Committee on Armed Services. United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Armed Services.

    This document presents prepared statements and witness testimony from the Congressional hearing on drug and alcohol abuse prevention programs in the armed services. An opening statement by Senator Gordon J. Humphrey (chairman) highlights the importance of drug abuse prevention in the military. Witness testimony is given by the Assistant Secretary…

  17. Oversight of Native Hawaiian Education. Hearing before the Select Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session on the Oversight of Native Hawaiian Education, March 21, 1984, Washington, DC.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs.

    This is the transcript of the second session of the Senate hearings on native Hawaiian education held in March 1984. The hearings in this volume explore the possibility of including Native Hawaiians under the definition of "Native American" in the Indian Education Act. The volume contains: (1) a prepared statement by Myron B. Thompson, trustee of…

  18. Ecstasy Use Rises: What More Needs To Be Done by the Government To Combat the Problem? Hearing before the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, First Session (July 30, 2001).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs.

    This document presents witness testimonies addressing the growing problem of Ecstasy use among American youth. All accounts point to the fact that youth are increasingly experimenting with the drug and experiencing seizures and other adverse affects at an alarming rate. Opening statements from Senators Lieberman, Bunning, and Akaka related the…

  19. Federal Food Programs--1973. Part 4--School Food Program Needs. Hearings Before the Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs of the United States Senate, Ninety-Third Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs.

    These hearings before the Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs focused on ways to provide adequate nutrition to millions of children attending schools not participating in the National School Lunch and Child Nutrition Programs. Testimony was heard from the following witnesses: Mr. Sam Winer, past president, U.S. Jaycees; Mr. Robert…

  20. Indian Education Accountability. Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Administrative Practice and Procedure of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, 93d Congress, 1st and 2d Sessions (December 13, 1973 and August 22, 1974).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

    American Indian educational accountability constitutes the subject of these 1973 and 1974 Senate hearings. Testimony is presented for representatives from: the National Advisory Council on Indian Education; the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA); and the Institute for the Development of Indian Law. Also presented in this document is an extensive…

  1. Federal Food Programs-1975. Hearings before the Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs of the United States Senate, Ninety-Fourth Congress, First Session. Part 8--Administrative Failure of Food Stamp Program. Hearings held Detroit, Michigan, Februrary 6, 1975.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs.

    These hearings before the Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs focused on the Food Stamp Programs problems in Detroit, Michigan. Testimony was heard from such witnesses as the following: Coleman Young, Mayor of the City of Detroit; Eleanor Josatis, Chairwoman; Mayor-Common Council's Task Force on Hunger and Malnutrition; Muriel…

  2. Oversight of Budgets of Indian Programs in Departments of HUD, Education, and HHS. Hearing before the Select Committee on Indian Affairs. United States Senate, Ninety-Seventh Congress, Second Session (March 1, 1982).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs.

    Fiscal year 1983 budgets of Indian programs in the Departments of Housing and Urban Development, Education, and Health and Human Services were discussed in the hearing before the Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs. This hearing, the second in 2 days of hearings, contains testimony from the Office of Indian Education within the Department of…

  3. Problems Facing Native American Youths. Hearing before the Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, Second Session, on Oversight Hearing on Problems Facing Native American Youths (August 1, 2002).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.

    A Senate committee hearing received testimony on the problems of Native American youth and programs addressing those problems. Speakers included representatives of the American Academy of Pediatrics, United National Indian Tribal Youth (UNITY), Boys and Girls Clubs of America, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), and the Office of National Drug…

  4. Abuses in Federal Student Aid Programs: Hearings Before the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Governmental Affairs. United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, Second Session (February 20, 26, 1990).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs.

    This document presents oral testimony and prepared statements on the subject of federal student loan programs identified as particularly vulnerable to fraud, waste, and abuse. Opening statements by the four Senators (Nunn, Kohl, Roth, and Levin) stress the seriousness of increasing student loan defaults and abuses by proprietary, for profit, trade…

  5. Indian Child Welfare Act. Hearing on Oversight Hearings on the Indian Child Welfare Act, before the Select Committee on Indian Affairs. United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, First Session (November 10, 1987).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs.

    This Senate hearing produced testimony on how the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 (ICWA) has been administered by government agencies and the courts. Three members of the Select Committee on Indian Affairs presented background information on the act's intent to confirm the tribe as the primary authority in matters involving an Indian child's…

  6. National Tobacco Policy and Youth Smoking Reduction Act. Report of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on S.1415 Together with Additonal Views. United States Senate, 105th Congress, 2d Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

    The purposes of Senate bill S.1415 concerning youth smoking are reviewed and a favorable report with an amendment is provided. The background and need for the legislation is analyzed and the legislative history, including hearings and testimony, is summarized. An analysis of Sections 1-10 is presented individually. Discussion of the bill follows…

  7. Ten Years of the Safe Kids Campaign. Hearing on Examining the Success of the Safe Kids Campaign after Its 10 Years of Implementation of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    These hearings transcripts present testimony before a U.S. Senate Committee on the implementation and success of the Safe Kids campaign after 10 years. Statements at the hearing were provided by: Dr. C. Everett Koop, chairman of the National Safe Kids Campaign; Heather Paul, executive director of the National Safe Kids Campaign in Washington, DC;…

  8. Programs 1973. Part 3--Supplementary Food Programs. Hearings Held Pine Ridge, United States Senate, Ninety-Third Congress, First Session. Federal Food Programs 1973. Part 3--Supplementary Food Programs. Hearing Held Pine Ridge, S. Dakota, August 28, 1973.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs.

    These hearings of the Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs had the purpose of looking into the effectiveness of the various food distribution systems on the reservation. Testimony was heard from the following witnesses: Mr. Richard Wilson, chairman; and Mr. Pat Lee, legal counsel Oglala Sioux Tribe; accompanied by Mr. Gene…

  9. College Opportunity Act of 1978. Joint Hearing Before the Committee on Human Resources, United States Senate and the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, Second Session on S. 2539 (February 9, 1978).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.

    The transcript of joint hearings on college assistance legislation before the Senate Committee on Human Resources and the House Committee on Education and Labor is presented. The hearings concern amendment of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to improve the Basic Educational Opportunity Grant (BEOG) program. Witnesses included Joseph A. Califano,…

  10. Nutrition Education in Medical Schools. Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Nutrition of the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, United States Senate. Ninety-Fifth Congress, Second Session on Current Status, Impediments, and Potential Solutions. September 20, 1978.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

    Testimonies and articles, letters, and statements from a congressional hearing of the U.S. Senate concerning nutrition education in medical schools are presented. The hearing was held to ascertain the present status of nutrition instruction in U.S. medical schools, to determine the need for such instruction, and to identify problems with…

  11. The Coming Decade: American Women and Human Resources Policies and Programs, 1979. Hearings before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-Sixth Congress, 1st Session, Part 2.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Subcommittee on Labor and Human Resources.

    Proceedings are presented of hearings before the Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources to examine the conditions and opportunities confronting American women in the workplace and how government policies and programs have aided or restricted women. Among those testifying were Clara Allen and Stanley Van Ness on employment, the plight of the…

  12. Protecting Children in Day Care: Building a National Background Check System. Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session on the National Child Protection Act of 1991.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

    In his opening statement at this hearing, committee chairman Senator Joseph Biden mentioned the National Child Protection Act of 1991; praised Oprah Winfrey's efforts to support programs and legislation to prevent sexual abuse of children; presented data on the incidence of sexual abuse of children in the home and in day care centers; and…

  13. Individual Rights and the Federal Role in Behavior Modification; A Study Prepared by the Staff of the Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-third Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

    This report responds to a directive issued to the Senate Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights to conduct an investigation into behavior modification programs, with particular emphasis on the federal government's involvement in the technology of behavior control and the implications of this involvement for individual rights. Two basic…

  14. Business Opportunities Enhancement Act (Draft Legislation To Amend the Buy Indian Act) To Increase Employment and Business Opportunities for Indians. Hearing before the Select Committee on Indian Affairs. United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs.

    A Senate hearing received testimony on amendments to the Buy Indian Act, which allows the federal government to give preference to Indian businesses when awarding contracts on reservations. The legislation focuses on reservation economic development, sets aside for small businesses all contracts below $1 million, addresses the prompt payment…

  15. Native American Languages Act of 1991. Hearings on S. 2044 To Assist Native Americans in Assuring the Survival and Continuing Vitality of Their Languages, before the Select Committee on Indian Affairs. United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs.

    In June 1992, a Senate hearing received testimony on the need for federal aid for maintenance of Native American languages. Such aid would fund community language facilities and programs, training of Native speakers as teachers, development of instructional materials, and compilation of oral materials. A speaker from the Administration for Native…

  16. Cocaine Kindergartners: Preparing for the First Wave. Hearing on the Impact Drug Abuse is Having upon Children before the Committee on the Judiciary. United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

    A one-day hearing convened by the Senate Judiciary Committee examined the effort to meet the needs of children entering school who were exposed to drugs before their birth. Testimony focuses on the extent of the problem nationwide and on the need for early intervention strategies and special teacher training programs. Special note is taken of the…

  17. Forum for Families: Quality of American Family Life. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Family and Human Services of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session (November 18, 1983).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    This hearing before the Senate Subcommittee on Family and Human Services of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources celebrates strengths of American families by receiving testimony from seven families participating in one of three panel presentations. The first panel explores both the barriers to adoption and their transcendence by adoptive…

  18. Violent and Repeat Juvenile Offender Act of 1997. Report of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Together with Additional, Minority and Supplemental Views To Accompany S. 10.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

    Finding that violent crimes perpetrated by juvenile offenders has increased dramatically in this century, the Committee on the Judiciary recommended and forwarded this bill for enaction by the Senate. The bill revises federal court procedures, addresses the problem of violent crime and controlled substance offenses by youth gangs, and encourages…

  19. Under the Influence: The Binge Drinking Epidemic on College Campuses. Hearing before the Committee on Governmental Affairs. United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, Second Session (May 15, 2002).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs.

    A hearing was held to explore the problem of binge drinking on campus and to consider possible responses to this problem. Following an opening statement by Senator Joseph Lieberman, a panel of witness who have done research and work in the field gave testimony. These witnesses commented on the problem of binge drinking: (1) Raynard S. Kingston,…

  20. Implementation of the JOBS Program. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Social Security and Family Policy of the Committee on Finance. United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Finance.

    This report describes a congressional hearing on implementation of the Job Opportunities and Basic Skills (JOBS) Training Program enacted by the Family Support Act of 1988. Focus is on the progress being made. Testimony includes statements and prepared statements from U.S. senators, and individuals representing the Administration for Children and…

  1. National Nutrition Policy Study--1974. Hearings Before the Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs of the United States Senate, Ninety-Third Congress, Second Session. Part 6--Nutrition and Health. Hearings Held Washington, D.C., June 21, 1974.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs.

    This session of hearings began with an opening statement by Senator Edward M. Kennedy. Such witnesses as the following then gave testimony: Dr. William E. Conner, co-chairman, Panel on Nutrition and Health, University of Iowa; A. Yanechik, Arizona Department of Health Services; Dr. J. Farquhar, Stanford University Medical Center; Dr. E. Bierman,…

  2. Missing Children. Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Investigations and General Oversight of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-Seventh Congress, First Session (October 6, 1981).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    Parents of missing children, juvenile division police officers, and members of citizen action groups provide testimony in a Senate hearing held to learn more about problems associated with the disappearance of a child from his or her family. Related publications, including a September, 1981 directory of missing persons, are appended after the…

  3. Welfare: Reform or Replacement? (Child Support Enforcement---II). Hearing before the Subcommittee on Social Security and Family Policy of the Committee on Finance. United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Finance.

    This transcript is from the third in a series of hearings before the Senate Subcommittee on Social Security and Family Policy focusing on whether the present welfare system should be reformed or replaced. A series of public officials, child and family advocates, and other interested parties testified on the issue of enforcement of child support…

  4. Improving Legal Representation for Older Americans. Hearing Before the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate, Ninety-Fourth Congress, Second Session. Part 2--Boston, Mass., August 30, 1976.

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    1977

    The minutes of the meeting of the Special Committee on Aging of the U.S. Senate on the issue of legal services programs for the elderly, specifically programs in effect in the Boston area include statements made by the following: (1) an elderly diabetic woman testifying about living conditions and lack of services in her housing project; (2) the…

  5. H. R. 2095: Abandoned Mine Reclamation Act of 1989. Introduced in the Senate of the United States, One Hundredth First Congress, First Session, October 25, 1989

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    1989-01-01

    This bill would amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to reauthorize the collection of reclamation fees. This bill explains the additions to the Act relating to collection of interest on that portion of the fund not currently needed; the allocation of funds; the fund objectives; eligible lands and waters; state reclamation programs; voids and tunnels; emergency program; certification; and abandoned minerals and mineral materials mine reclamation fund.

  6. Hydroelectric facility in Montana. Introduced in the Senate of the United States, One Hundred Fourth Congress, First Session, July 11, 1995

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    1995-12-31

    The report addresses S. 552 a bill to allow the refurbishent and continued operation of a small hydroelectric power plant in central Montana by adjusting the amount of charges to be paid to the United States under the Federal Power Act. The Flint Creek Project, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) project number 1473, was completed in 1900. In 1988, Montana Power allowed its original license to expire due to the licensing costs and the cost to refurbish the facilities.

  7. Geopolitics of oil. Hearings before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-Sixth Congress, Part 1

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    1980-01-01

    Part I covers six days of hearings (from February 5 to June 19, 1980) held to assess oil price and availability over the next 10 to 20 years in terms of political, social, military, and economic factors and taking the basic premise that oil is a political commodity. The first group of witnesses from the Central Intelligence Agency, the State Department, DOE, and experts from the private sector made a global assessment of producers, including the Middle East, Soviet Bloc, and others. The second group made a global assessment of consumers, examined the defense and alternative supply policies for the US, and US foreign policy toward energy development in other countries. (DCK)

  8. Senate passes energy, water appropriations bill

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    Bush, Susan

    The 21.98 billion energy and water appropriations bill (HR 2427) was passed by the full Senate on July 10, representing an increase of about 1 billion over FY 1991 funding. With a 96-3 vote, HR 2427 was one of the first of 13 spending bills to be approved by the Senate. (See "DOE Funding Up in FY 1991," Eos, July 16.)The Senate appropriated 509 million to begin construction of the controversial Superconducting Super Collider (SSC) in Waxahachie, Texas. Earlier this year, the House voted 434 million for the project, which was $100 million less than requested by the administration.

  9. S. 2643: Oil Pollution Liability and Compensation Act of 1988. Introduced in the Senate of the United States, One Hundredth Congress, Second Session, July 14, 1988

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    S. 2643 would consolidate and improve Federal laws providing compensation and establishing liability for oil spills. The bill establishes that the owner or operator of a vessel or an onshore or offshore facility from which oil is discharged, or which poses the threat of a discharge which causes the incurrence of removal costs, shall be liable for all removal costs incurred by the US government or a State under provisions of the Clean Water Act, Intervention on the High Seas, or Deepwater Port Act of 1974. The owner/operator is also liable for economic loss or loss of natural resources resulting from such a discharge. However, there is no liability for the owner/operator who can establish that the discharge or threat of discharge was caused by an act of God, and act of war, and act of omission of a third party other than an employee or agent, or any combination the these three.

  10. Research Center Renaming Will Honor Senator Domenici

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    2008-05-01

    New Mexico Tech and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) will rename the observatory's research center on the New Mexico Tech campus to honor retiring U.S. Senator Pete V. Domenici in a ceremony on May 30. The building that serves as the scientific, technical, and administrative center for the Very Large Array (VLA) and Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) radio telescopes will be named the "Pete V. Domenici Science Operations Center." The building previously was known simply as the "Array Operations Center." Sen. Pete V. Domenici Sen. Pete V. Domenici "The new name recognizes the strong and effective support for science that has been a hallmark of Senator Domenici's long career in public service," said Dr. Fred Lo, NRAO Director. New Mexico Tech President Daniel H. Lopez said Sen. Domenici has always been a supporter of science and research in Socorro and throughout the state. "He's been a statesman for New Mexico, the nation -- and without exaggeration -- for the world," Lopez said. "Anyone with that track record deserves this recognition." Van Romero, Tech vice president of research and economic development, has served as the university's main lobbyist in Washington, D.C., for more than a decade. He said Sen. Domenici has always been receptive to new ideas and willing to take risks. "Over the years, Sen. Domenici has always had time to listen to our needs and goals," Romero said. "He has served as a champion of New Mexico Tech's causes and we owe him a debt of gratitude for all his efforts over the decades." Originally dedicated in 1988, the center houses offices and laboratories that support VLA and VLBA operations. The center also supports work on the VLA modernization project and on the international Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) project. Work on ALMA at the Socorro center and at the ALMA Test Facility at the VLA site west of Socorro has focused on developing and testing equipment to be deployed at the ALMA site in Chile's Atacama

  11. New bipartisan Senate Oceans Caucus announced

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    Uhlenbrock, Kristan

    2011-10-01

    The U.S. Senate has a new Oceans Caucus, which held its inaugural meeting on Tuesday, 13 September 2011, when it announced its focus: to “increase awareness and find common ground in responding to issues facing the oceans and coasts, which support millions of jobs in America.” The House of Representatives has had an Oceans Caucus for almost 10 years. Caucus members are listed below. The caucus is looking for additional senators to join, especially those representing the Great Lakes region. If your senators are not members of the caucus and you would like them to be, contact their office and let them know. AGU public affairs can provide you with more information on how to connect with your senators; check us out at http://www.agu.org/sci_pol/

  12. A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that all necessary measures should be taken to protect children in the United States from human trafficking, especially during the upcoming Super Bowl, an event around which many children are trafficked for sex.

    THOMAS, 113th Congress

    Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT

    2014-01-28

    02/03/2014 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  13. Price-Anderson Amendments Act of 1986. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session. August 5, 1986

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    1986-01-01

    The committee recommends several amendments to H.R. 3653, a bill designed to improve nuclear insurance procedures. Among the amendments are the inclusion of storage, handling, transportation, treatment, or disposal of, or research and development on and changes dealing with reimbursement procedures and limits. The bill reauthorizes the Price-Anderson Act, but limits liability and creates industry-wide liability in the event of a major accident. The report covers background information and hearings, summarizes the 15 amendments and each section how the bill will effect relevant changes in the Atomic Energy Act of 1954. Dissenting views argue against setting a liability cap on nuclear waste accidents because it discourages safety consciousness on the part of contractors and because there is no precedent in liability insurance for limiting liability.

  14. S. 2637: A Bill to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to reduce the levels of lead in the environment, and for other purposes. Introduced in the Senate of the United States, One Hundredth First Congress, Second Session, May 16, 1990

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    1990-01-01

    This bill was introduced into the Senate of the United States on May 16, 1990 to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to reduce the levels of lead in the environment. Provisions are provided on the following: restrictions on continuing uses of certain lead-containing products; inventory of lead-containing products; product labeling; recycling of lead-acid batteries; prohibited acts; lead abatement and measurement; establishment of national centers for the prevention of lead poisoning; reporting of blood-lead levels and blood-lead laboratory reference project; update to 1988 report to Congress on childhood lead poisoning; conforming amendments; and authorization of appropriations.

  15. Federal Assistance to States to Prevent the Abuse of Children in Child Care Facilities. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Juvenile Justice of the Committee on the Judiciary. United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session (April 11 and September 18, 1984).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

    These Congressional hearings provide the text of and materials related to proposed Senate Bill S. 521, intended to promote the public welfare by protecting institutionalized children from abuse, and Senate Bill S.1924, which would create a central federal file of sexual assault and child molesting arrests and convictions. This federal file would…

  16. A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2009 and expressing the sense of the Senate that Congress should continue to raise awareness of domestic violence in the United States and its devastating effects on families and communities, and support programs designed to end domestic violence.

    THOMAS, 111th Congress

    Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN

    2009-10-28

    10/28/2009 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S10865-10866 text as passed Senate: CR S10865-10866; text of measure as introduced: CR S10861) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  17. A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding coming together as a Nation and ceasing all work or other activity for a moment of remembrance beginning at 1:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time on September 11, 2011, in honor of the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks committed against the United States on September 11, 2001.

    THOMAS, 112th Congress

    Sen. Lautenberg, Frank R. [D-NJ

    2011-07-22

    07/22/2011 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4836-4837; text as passed Senate: CR S4836; text of measure as introduced: CR S4850) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  18. A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that children should have a safe, loving, nurturing, and permanent family and that it is the policy of the United States that family reunification, kinship care, or domestic and intercountry adoption promotes permanency and stability to a greater degree than long-term institutionalization and long-term, continually disrupted foster care.

    THOMAS, 112th Congress

    Sen. Landrieu, Mary L. [D-LA

    2012-02-15

    02/15/2012 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S803; text as passed Senate: CR S803; text of measure as introduced: CR S704) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  19. Improving Educational Opportunities for Low-Income Children. Hearing on Examining Proposals to Improve Educational Opportunities for Low-Income Children, Including Provisions of S. 847, to Provide Scholarship Assistance for District of Columbia Elementary and Secondary School Students, Hearing of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    The Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources met to hear two panels of witnesses discuss improving educational opportunities for low-income children, including provisions of Senate 847, to provide scholarship assistance for District of Columbia elementary and secondary school students. Opening remarks by Senators Coats, Lieberman, Reed, and…

  20. Amendment No. 752: The purpose of this amendment to S. 1220 is to establish the Motor Vehicle Fuel Efficiency Act of 1991, introduced in the Senate of the United States, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session, July 16, 1991

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    Senate bill 1220 would reduce the Nations's dependence on imported oil and provide for the energy security of the US. These amendments address Title III - Corporate Average Fuel Economy for passenger automobiles and light trucks. Instead of a specific date when the Secretary of Energy must prescribe an average fuel economy standard, the amendments give him 18 months after enactment of the bill. Other small changes are included.

  1. 75 FR 38911 - Death of Senator Robert C. Byrd, President Pro Tempore of the Senate

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    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office TR06JY10.002 [FR Doc. 2010... two hundred and thirty-fourth. (Presidential Sig.) [FR Doc. 2010-16595 Filed 7-2-10; 11:15 am] Billing... 8540 of June 30, 2010 Death of Senator Robert C. Byrd, President Pro Tempore of the Senate By...

  2. Senate Rostrum: The Newsletter of the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, May 2009

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    Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, 2009

    2009-01-01

    The Rostrum is a quarterly publication of the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges. The following articles are included in this issue: (1) An SLO Terminology Glossary: A Draft in Progress by Lesley Kawaguchi; (2) A Tale of Two Data Elements by Mark Wade Lieu; (3) Sustainability and the Academic Senate by David Beaulieu and Don…

  3. 77 FR 75819 - Death of Senator Daniel K. Inouye, President Pro Tempore of the Senate

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    ... America the two hundred and thirty-seventh. (Presidential Sig.) [FR Doc. 2012-30982 Filed 12-20-12; 11:15... December 21, 2012 Part VI The President Proclamation 8919--Death of Senator Daniel K. Inouye, President Pro... ] Proclamation 8919 of December 18, 2012 Death of Senator Daniel K. Inouye, President Pro Tempore of the...

  4. Senate Rostrum: The Newsletter of the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, 2002.

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    Adams, Julie, Ed.

    2002-01-01

    The 2002 newsletter of Senate Rostrum contains the February and October issues. The February issue covers the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges' January 2002 hearing on Draft A of the proposed new accreditation standards. Members of the Academic Senate attended the meeting in order to voice their concerns regarding the new…

  5. The State of Youth at Risk and the Juvenile Justice System: Prevention and Intervention. Hearing on Support for State Law Enforcement Efforts and for State Juvenile Justice Systems To Help Address the Wave of Violent Crimes among Youthful Offenders before the Subcommittee on Juvenile Justice of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, Second Session (Atlanta, GA, October 21, 1992).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

    This document presents witness testimonies and prepared statements from a Senate hearing held in Atlanta, Georgia to examine the problem of crime among youth and to discuss the reauthorization of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974. In his opening statement, Senator Fowler notes that the reauthorization puts greater…

  6. In Tribute: Senator Edward M. Kennedy, Friend of NIH

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    ... Javascript on. In Tribute: Senator Edward M. Kennedy, Friend of NIH Past Issues / Fall 2009 Table of ... NICHD) in Shriver's honor. Senator Edward M. Kennedy, Friend of NIH "… deep compassion for those in need." ...

  7. Automobile fuel efficiency standards. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy Regulation and Conservation of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, April 4, 1989

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    Corporate fuel economy standards can save twice the amount of oil spilled in the Prince William Sound by the Exxon tanker, and it can save that much every day. Witnesses discuss the availability of gasoline saving technologies, such as the four-valve per cylinder engines. Testimony was heard from the assistant secretary for Conservation and Renewable Energy, Center for Auto Safety, an energy analyst from International Resources Group, the Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental and Safety Engineering manager from Ford Motor Company, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Public Affairs staff from General Motors Corp, and Senators from Tennessee, Idaho, Ohio, Alaska, Oklahoma, and Colorado.

  8. A resolution to make effective appointment of Senate Legal Counsel.

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    Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV

    2011-01-05

    01/05/2011 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S14; text as passed Senate: CR S14; text of measure as introduced: CR S65) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  9. A resolution to authorize the payment of legal expenses of Senate employees out of the contingent fund of the Senate.

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    Sen. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY

    2011-03-03

    03/03/2011 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1242; text as passed Senate: CR S1242; text of measure as introduced: CR S1239) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  10. Florida Senate Bill 1108: A Case Study and Analysis of Implications and Impact

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    Bailey, Michael R. P.; Bauer-Jones, Kate

    2015-01-01

    In the summer of 2013, the State of Florida passed legislation that, among other things, gave parents of students with significant cognitive disabilities the right to refuse a separate curriculum and/or school for their child. This case frames the legal ramifications of Florida Senate Bill 1108 through the lens of the landmark Supreme Court case…

  11. "Too Stuffed for Supper". Testimony Before the Senate Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on the Consumer.

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    Choate, Robert B.

    In testimony before the Senate Commerce Committee the author reiterates charges he made in his original testimony to that committee in 1970. He states that food advertisements on television aimed at children are misleading and that the foods advertised are nutritionally worthless. He cites a study that showed that the boxes in which the cereal was…

  12. Clock Ticks on Senate ESEA Plan

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    Klein, Alyson

    2011-01-01

    The author reports on a measure to renew the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), which faces steep political hurdles. Leaders of the Senate education committee still aim to push a bipartisan revision of the much-criticized No Child Left Behind Act through Congress by year's end, in time to stave off the Obama administration's move to…

  13. Nuclear Protections and Safety Act of 1987. Report of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate together with Additional Views to Accompany S. 1085, One Hundredth Congress, First Session

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    1987-01-01

    The Senate report on S. 1085 suggests several amendments to the recommended bill which would make oversight of nuclear facility safety an independent board. The legislation responds to concerns that there is no justification for DOE facilities to be exempt from this kind of oversight, and that health and safety standards are as important at nuclear weapons and materials facilities as elsewhere. The report traces the emergence of the nuclear age and the different treatment of government and commercial facilities. There is evidence of a lack of concern for employee health and safety at some government installations. The report summarizes the four titles of the bill, reviews the four days of public hearings, and analyzes the bill by section. It notes changes that will result in the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, and the Department of Energy Organization Act.

  14. Energy Antimonopoly Act of 1979, S. 1246. Hearings before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-Sixth Congress, First Session, Part 2, August 3, October 4, 16, 22, 1979, and appendix

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    1980-01-01

    Part two of the hearings record on S. 1246, which will prevent the 16 largest oil companies from merging with companies having assets of $100 million or more, covers the testimoy received o August 3 and October 4, 16, and 22, 1979. The record includes testimony by 13 wintesses, 11 prepared statements, question posed by the Senate committee, and responses by the witnesses. The appendix includes additional questions and responses, prepared statements, and submissions for the record as well as a collection of relevant studies, reports, and articles. At issue is whether the oil companies should be allowed to attract capital for energy development by making profitable mergers or whether the combination of vertical and horizontal integration precludes the competition necessary for a free enterprise system to be strong. (DCK)

  15. 3 CFR 8919 - Proclamation 8919 of December 18, 2012. Death of Senator Daniel K. Inouye, President Pro Tempore...

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  17. Miscellaneous reclamation legislation. Part 4. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Water and Power of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session on S. 1884, S. 1981, and S. 2643, September 20, 1984

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    Part 4 of the hearing record covers the first session of hearings on S. 1884, S. 1981, and S. 2643, which affect reclamation projects at Elephant Butte Irrigation District, projects covered by the Small Reclamation Projects Act of 1956, the San Luis Unit of the Central Valley Project in California, and other purposes. The text of each bill is inserted in the record along with the testimony of 13 witnesses representing water agencies, environmental groups, and the Department of Interior's Bureau of Reclamation. Senators from several affected states also made statements. At issue was the need to authorize additional funds for the projects because repayment funds are not credited to the program, making it necessary to raise the authorization ceiling. Witnesses noted the merits of the small projects program in promoting conservation by securing funding on the open market and encouraging local initiative. Critics objected to the piecemeal effect of this approach.

  18. ESEA: Arts Education and Magnet Schools. Hearing of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions on Examining Proposed Legislation Authorizing Funds for Programs of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Focusing on School Facilities. United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

    This booklet contains statements of the members of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions regarding financial support for arts education in magnet schools. The booklet identifies the committee members and staff members and then details the opening statements of Senator James M. Jeffords (Vermont), the Committee…

  19. Health Aspects of Adolescent Sex, 1982. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Aging, Family and Human Services of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, Ninety-Seventh Congress, Second Session on Examination of the Alarming Increase in the Rate of Sexual Relations among Adolescents.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    These hearings begin with an opening statement by Senator Jeremiah Denton, which highlights the concerns of this hearing and introduces discussion panel participants: the Honorable Gordon J. Humphrey, U.S. Senator from New Hampshire; Herbert Ratner, former public health officer and editor of Child and Family Quarterly; Adele Hofmann, director,…

  20. Developments in Aging: 1989. Volume 1. A Report of the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate, Pursuant to S. RES. 66, SEC. 19, February 28, 1989, Resolution Authorizing a Study of the Problems of the Aged and Aging. 101st Congress, 2d Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.

    This document contains the 1989 annual report of the Senate Special Committee on Aging. It describes actions during 1989 by the Congress, the federal administration, and the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging, which are significant to America's older citizens. It also summarizes and analyzes the federal policies and programs that are of the…

  1. Clinical Staffing Recruitment and Retention Program. Parts I and II. Hearing on S. 1475 To Establish an Effective Clinical Staffing Recruitment and Retention Program, and for Other Purposes, before the Select Committee on Indian Affairs. United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, First Session (Washington, DC, August 6, 1987; Billings, MT, August 25, 1987).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs.

    Hearings on Senate Bill 1475 (S.1475) to establish an effective clinical staffing recruitment and retention program are presented. The bill, introduced by Senator John Melcher (Montana) seeks to counteract the effect of the impending decline of physicians and the termination of the National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program on the Indian…

  2. Nutrition and Human Needs--1972. Hearings Before the Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs of the United States Senate. Ninety-Second Congress, Second Session. Part 3B--Unused Food Assistance Funds: Food Stamps; Administration Witnesses. Hearings Held Washington, D.C., June 7 and 22, 1972.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs.

    These hearings before the Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs are organized in four parts, the contents of which are as follows. The first part concerns "Unused food assistance funds and food stamps," with opening statements by Senators Percy and McGovern, followed by the presentations of other witnesses. The focus of this section…

  3. Child Labor Act of 1990. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Labor and Subcommittee on Children, Family, Drugs and Alcoholism of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, Second Session on S. 2548 To Amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 To Increase Penalities for Employers Who Violate the Child Labor Provisions of Such Act.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    On May 8, 1990, testimony concerning the Child Labor Act of 1990 was heard at a joint hearing of two U.S. Senate subcommittees. Opening statements by Senators Metzenbaum and Jeffords concerned: (1) the increase in child labor law violations since 1983; (2) the lack of increase in penalty fines since that time; (3) child death and injury during…

  4. Child Labor Amendments of 1991. Joint Hearing on S.600 To Amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 To Improve Enforcement of the Child Labor Provisions of Such Act, and for Other Purposes, before the Subcommittee on Labor and Subcommittee on Children, Family, Drugs and Alcoholism of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    A joint hearing was held to consider S. 600, a U.S. Senate bill designed to help educate the public about federal child labor laws and strengthen enforcement of child labor laws through an amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938. Senator Howard M. Metzenbaum presided. The hearings were called because of sporadic enforcement of inadequate…

  5. National Nutrition Policy Study--1974; Part 7-Nutrition and Government; and Part 7A-Appendix. Hearings Before the Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs of the United States Senate, Ninety-third Congress, Second Session. Hearings Held Washington, D.C., June 21, 1974.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs.

    These hearings of the Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs opened with a statement by Senator McGovern, chairman. The Panel on Nutrition and Government then delivered its report and recommendations to the committee. The panel was concerned with surveillance, research, the training of professional personnel, and the overall…

  6. Hearings Before the Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs of the United States Senate, Ninety-First Congress, Second Session on Nutrition and Human Needs. Part 1--Hunger and the Income Gap. Hearings Held Washington, D.C., March 2, 3, 4, and 6, 1970.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs.

    These hearings before the Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs are organized in several parts, of which this document is the first. These hearings begin with opening statements by a number of Senators. Following these, presentations are made by such witnesses as the following: Rev. Jesse Jackson, national director, Operation…

  7. Indian Employment Training and Related Services Demonstration Act of 1991. Joint Hearing on S. 1530 To Authorize the Integration of Employment, Training, and Related Services Provided by Indian Tribes before the Select Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate and the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, Subcommittee on Employment and Productivity. One Hundred Second Congress, First Session (July 25, 1991).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs.

    This report documents statements from Senators, agency representatives, and tribal representatives concerning Senate bill S. 1530. The purposes of S. 1530 are to demonstrate how Indian tribal governments can integrate the employment, training and related services they provide in order to improve the effectiveness of those services, reduce…

  8. Developments in Aging: 1989. Volume 2--Appendixes. A Report of the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate, Pursuant to S. RES. 66, SEC. 19, February 28, 1989, Resolution Authorizing a Study of the Problems of the Aged and Aging. 101st Congress, 2d Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.

    This document contains the appendices to the 1989 annual report of the Senate Special Committee on Aging which: (1) describes actions during 1989 by the Congress, the federal administration, and the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging, that are significant to America's older citizens; and (2) summarizes and analyzes the federal policies and…

  9. Bonds To Provide Funding for the Construction of Schools. Hearing before the Committee on Indian Affairs on S. 2580 To Provide for the Issuance of Bonds To Provide Funding for the Construction of Schools of the Bureau of Indian Affairs of the Department of the Interior. United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.

    A U.S. Senate committee hearing received testimony on the Indian School Construction Act, which would establish a bonding authority for leveraging existing tribal education funds through bonds to fund tribal school construction, maintenance, and repair. The testimony from U.S. senators and representatives of the Department of the Interior and…

  10. Youth Violence and Gangs. Hearing on the Status of the Juvenile Justice System in America, Focusing on Activities of Youth Gangs and Their Access to Guns, and How Programs Can Help Prevent the Violence Associated with Youth Gangs, before the Subcommittee on Juvenile Justice of the Committee on the Judiciary. United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session, (November 26, 1991).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

    The text of a Senate hearing on the status of youth gangs and their access to guns, and of violence prevention programs is provided in this document. Statements from Senators Herbert Kohl, Paul Simon, and Dennis DeConcini are presented. Testimony and prepared statements from these witnesses is included: (1) James Gabarino, president, Erikson…

  11. Reauthorization of the National Endowment for the Arts and Humanities: A Focus on Education. Hearing on Examining Proposed Legislation Authorizing Funds for the National Endowment for the Arts and the Humanities, Focusing on the Educational Programs of the Endowments, before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    This document is a record of the proceedings of the Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources' discussion on reauthorization of the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities. The particular focus of the hearing is education and how both endowments support the arts in schools. Comments from Senators James M.…

  12. A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that effective sharing of passenger information from inbound international flight manifests is a crucial component of our national security and that the Department of Homeland Security must maintain the information sharing standards required under the 2007 Passenger Name Record Agreement between the United States and the European Union.

    THOMAS, 112th Congress

    Sen. Lieberman, Joseph I. [ID-CT

    2011-05-09

    05/18/2011 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S3114) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  13. Equal Educational Opportunity: Hearings Before the Select Committee on Equal Educational Opportunity of the United States Senate, Ninety-First Congress, Second Session on Equal Educational Opportunity. Parts 1A, 1B, 2, 3A, 3B, 3C, and 3D.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Equal Educational Opportunity.

    These hearings before the Senate Select Committee on Equal Educational Opportunity are organized in three parts, the contents of which are as follows: Part 1A and Part 2 comprise the "Introduction," with opening statements by a number of Senators, followed by the presentations of other witnesses. The focus of these two parts is on such topics as…

  14. A resolution expressing the gratitude and appreciation of the Senate for the acts of heroism and military achievement by the members of the United States Armed Forces who participated in the June 6, 1944, amphibious landing at Normandy, France, and commending them for leadership and valor in an operation that helped bring an end to World War II.

    THOMAS, 113th Congress

    Sen. Boozman, John [R-AR

    2014-04-10

    05/21/2014 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3243) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  15. The Gang Problem in America: Formulating an Effective Federal Response. Hearing To Examine How the Federal Government Can Establish Effective Programs To Deter Youth Violence in America before the Subcommittee on Juvenile Justice of the Committee on the Judiciary. United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

    The Senate Subcommittee on Juvenile Justice of the Committee on the Judiciary convened to discuss the federal role in combating juvenile participation in gangs. A proposed amendment to the crime bill being developed, described at the hearing by Senator Orrin G. Hatch (Utah), makes it a federal offense to engage in gang-related crime and subjects…

  16. US Senator Bob Graham makes an announcement at LC 46, CCAS

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    United States Senator Bob Graham of Florida announces important new federal legislation designed to support the nation's continued space industry development. The announcement was made at Launch Complex 46 at the Cape Canaveral Air Station, the dual- use Navy facility recently modified for commercial launches by the State of Florida. In the background, from left to right, are Hugh Brown, Chairman, Spaceport Florida Authority; Charles Johnson, Athena Program Manager, Lockheed Martin Astronautics; and Col. Ron Larivee, Vice Commander, 45th Space Wing.

  17. A resolution expressing the deep disappointment of the Senate in the enactment by the Russia Government of a law ending inter-country adoptions of Russia children by United States citizens and urging the Russia Government to reconsider the law and prioritize the processing of inter-country adoptions involving parentless Russin children who were already matched with United States families before the enactment of the law.

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    Sen. Landrieu, Mary L. [D-LA

    2012-12-31

    01/01/2013 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR 12/31/2012 S8609-8610; text as passed Senate: CR 12/31/2012 S8609-8610; text of measure as introduced: CR 12/31/2012 S8590) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  18. Utah Schools and Lands Improvement Act of 1993. Report To Accompany S. 184. Senate. 103d Congress, 1st Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

    This report provides background information on Senate Bill 184, the Utah Schools and Lands Improvement Act of 1993, under which the federal government would acquire over 200,000 acres of land and mineral rights from the state of Utah in exchange for federal land, certain mineral resources, or a portion of federal mineral receipts in that state. At…

  19. Geothermal Steam Act Amendments of 1987. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Mineral Resources Development and Production of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, First Session on S. 1006, July 14, 1987

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    1988-01-01

    The US Geological Survey estimates that it has identified recoverable geothermal energy which could be readily used to generate electricity in about 440 quadrillion BTUs, equivalent to about 40 billion barrels of oil. However, there are concerns regarding the impact of geothermal development and significant geothermal features with national parks and monuments. As important as geothermal energy is, we cannot allow it to be developed at the expense of nationally significant features, such as Old Faithful, the geyser basin in Yellowstone National Park. In accordance with Public Law No. 99-591, DOI issues a list of significant thermal features within national parks to be protected against adverse impacts of geothermal leasing. Witnesses here testified as to the adequacy of the list as well as to concerns that geothermal development on private lands may be affecting thermal features within the parks. Witnesses included officials from geothermal development companies, resource companies with geothermal interests, National Parks and Conservation Ass'n., Department of Interior, and US Senators and Congressmen. Appendices include (1) responses to additional committee questions, and (2) additional material submitted for the record.

  20. Land and Water Conservation Fund Act amendments. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Public Lands, National Parks and Forests of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, First Session on S. 725, July 14, 1987

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    1987-01-01

    This hearing was on S. 735, which would create a special account within the Land and Water Conservation Fund, established by a 1965 Act. This account would have two funding sources: a portion, 25%, of the revenues due the US from future oil and gas leasing activities in units of the National Wildlife Refuge System; and $160 million annual withdrawal from the authorized but unappropriated balance of the Land and Water Conservation Fund - a balance that now totals some $5.34 billion. Monies credited into this special account would be made available for high-priority federal land-acquisition projects. In additional to statements from 5 US Senators, testimonies were taken from the US Assistant Secretary of Agriculture, the executive vice president, International Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, US Assistant Secretary of Interior for Fish and Wildlife and Parks, and 6 other officials from wildlife, recreation, parks conservation, etc. groups. Material submitted for the record included brief statements from the Wilderness Society, American Recreation Coalition, Western Governor's Association, and National Wildlife Federation.

  1. Coal-to-liquids bill introduced in the Senate

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    Buchsbaum, L.

    2006-06-15

    Of immense importance to the coal industry is the announcement, on 7 June 2006 by US Senators Barack Obama (D-IL) and Jim Bunning (R-KY) of S.3325, the 'Coal-to-Liquid Fund Promotion Act of 2006'. This legislation creates tax incentives for coal-to-liquids (CTL) technologies and construction of CTL plants. If passed, this will create the infrastructure needed to make CTL a viable energy resource throughout America. The article gives comment and background to this proposed legislation. Illinois Basin coal is well suited for CTL because of its high Btu content. If Sasol constructs a proposed plant in Illinois it would increase coal production in the state by 10 mt. 1 fig.

  2. The Uses of the National Information Infrastructure in Providing Services to Small Industry, State and Local Governments, and Education in Rural Areas. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, First Session (Billings, Montana).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

    The Senate Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space held a hearing in Billings, Montana, on rural America's access to the National Information Infrastructure (NII) and uses of NII in the provision of rural education and services. An Assistant Secretary of Commerce discussed the development of the Internet, problems in rural access to the…

  3. Senate Rostrum: The Newsletter of the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, January 2010

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    Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, 2010

    2010-01-01

    The Rostrum is a quarterly publication of the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges. The following articles are included in this issue: (1) The Master Plan for Higher Education and the Missions of the California Community Colleges (Jane Patton); (2) Academic Dishonesty and the Faculty's Right to Assign a Grade: A Test of the Academic…

  4. Senate Rostrum: The Newsletter of the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, September 2009

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    Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, 2009

    2009-01-01

    The Rostrum is a quarterly publication of the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges. The following articles are included in this issue: (1) A Modest Proposal: Simplifying Articulation, Respecting Local Autonomy, and Responding to "Common Course Numbering" Mandates by Michelle Pilati; (2) Resolving the TBA Dilemma: A Tale of Three Memos…

  5. Senate Rostrum: The Newsletter of the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, March 2009

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    Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, 2009

    2009-01-01

    The Rostrum is a quarterly publication of the academic senate for California community colleges. The following articles are included in this issue: (1) Establishing a Systemwide California Community College General Education Advanced Placement (CCC GE AP) List by Dave Degroot; (2) Explaining the ASCCC Position on "Transfer Degrees" by Jane Patton;…

  6. Senate Rostrum: The Newsletter of the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, 1996.

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    Senate Rostrum: The Newsletter of the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, 1996

    1996-01-01

    This document consists of four issues (a year's worth: Nov 1995; Jan,Mar,Oct 1996) of a newsletter devoted to issues of importance regarding community college education and provides updates on activities and policies of the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges. The November 1995 issue highlights affirmative action and offers a…

  7. A resolution amending the Standing Rules of the Senate.

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    Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV

    2013-01-24

    01/24/2013 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 86 - 9. Record Vote Number: 2. (text: CR S274) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  8. Thankless but Vital: The Role of the Faculty Senate Chair

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    Hubbell, Larry

    2010-01-01

    Despite trends toward greater corporatism and bureaucratization of the academy, some vestiges of shared governance remain, including some level of faculty decision-making in faculty senates or councils. Generalizations about faculty senates are difficult to make because they vary with regard to their level of power and faculty involvement.…

  9. Impact of Crime on the Elderly. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Aging of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session on Examining the Impact of Crime on the Elderly, Focusing on Federal Assistance to Help States Compensate Victims of Crime, and to Review Implementation of the Victim and Witness Protection Act of 1982 (Public Law 97-291).

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    1983

    This document contains testimony from the Congressional hearing on the impact of crime on the elderly. Following a brief introduction to the President's Task Force on Victims of Crime, and the Victim and Witness Protection Act of 1982 by Senator Grassley, testimony is given by Congressional and nondepartmental witnesses. Senator Heinz's prepared…

  10. Law Enforcement Training. Report to the Governor and the General Assembly of Virginia. Senate Document No. 28.

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    Virginia State Crime Commission, Richmond.

    Virginia Senate Joint Resolution (SJR) 53 directed the State Crime Commission to study law enforcement training, including current standards and technology, the need for improved delivery of training, and the costs of implementing new standards and erecting appropriate facilities. During the course of the study, commission staff conducted five…

  11. A resolution amending Senate Resolution 400 (94th Congress) to clarify the responsibility of committees of the Senate in the provision of the advice and consent of the Senate to nominations to positions in the intelligence community.

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    Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA

    2014-06-11

    07/07/2014 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4204) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  12. Surveys for Asbestos of All State-Owned Buildings and All Public Schools: Report of the Department of General Services to the Governor and the General Assembly of Virginia. Senate Document No. 27.

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    Virginia State Dept. of General Services, Richmond.

    Addressed to the members of the general assembly of the Commonwealth of Virginia, this report summarizes the surveys for asbestos of all state-owned buildings and all public schools as required by state code. The survey of state-owned buildings was carried out by a consulting firm. Over 5,900 buildings were surveyed, representing approximately 65…

  13. Anti-choice amendment to foreign funding bill fails in Senate.

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    1994-07-22

    In a 42 to 58 roll call vote on July 14, the Senate rejected an anti-choice amendment introduced by Senator Jesse Helms (R-NC) during floor debate on the fiscal 1995 Foreign Operations Appropriations bill. The amendment would have proscribed the use of federal dollars for lobbying foreign governments to change their abortion policies. Among the activities that would have been prohibited were efforts by federal agencies and officers of the executive branch, including support for resolutions or participation in activities of multilateral organizations that seek to change or alter abortion laws. In addition, the amendment sought to forbid the use of federal funds by any multilateral or private organization that seeks to alter abortion laws or policies. Many members of the Senate opposed the amendment because it would have restricted United States involvement in the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), which will be held in Cairo, Egypt, in September 1994. The amendment was also seen as an attack on the Clinton Administration's policy that abortion should be "safe, legal, and rare."

  14. White House Climate Action Plan Hotly Debated in Senate Hearing

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    Showstack, Randy

    2014-01-01

    Emotions ran high among senators at a 16 January U.S. Senate hearing on the White House's Climate Action Plan; the hearing included administration officials and other supporters of the plan as well as opponents. The plan, which President Barack Obama presented in June 2013 (see Eos, 94(27), 239, doi:10.1002/2013EO270003), calls for cutting carbon pollution, preparing the nation for the impacts of climate change, and leading international efforts to address climate change.

  15. H. R. 4053: This Act may be cited as the Coalfield Environment Enhancement Act of 1990. Introduced in the Senate of the United States, One Hundredth First Congress, Second Session, July 11, 1990

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    1990-01-01

    This bill would amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to provide for the remining of certain abandoned coal mine lands. After defining the necessary terms, the bill describes the right of states to establish a State Remining Insurance Program, insurance coverage, bonds, the determination of unanticipated event or condition, the State Remining Insurance Fund, source of funding and interest and premiums, penalties and enforcement, conforming amendments, special rules applicable to remining operations, and abandoned coal refuse piles.

  16. A resolution authorizing the Committee on Rules and Administration to prepare a revised edition of the Standing Rules of the Senate as a Senate document.

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    Sen. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY

    2013-11-04

    11/04/2013 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7800; text as passed Senate: CR S7798-7799) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  17. A resolution to authorize representation by the Senate Legal Counsel in the case of Steve Schonberg v. Senator Mitch McConnell, et al.

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    Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV

    2013-04-18

    04/18/2013 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2817; text as passed Senate: CR S2806) (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Passed SenateHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  18. Treatment, Education, and Prevention: Adding to the Arsenal in the War on Drugs. Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

    A hearing was held on the role of prevention in the comprehensive drug control policy of the United States. The hearing demonstrated a strengthening of the commitment to reduce the demand for drugs. It also showed bi-partisan support to remain vigilant in defense of the borders and in punishing those who sell or manufacture drugs. It states that…

  19. State Children's Health Insurance Program. CMS Should Improve Efforts to Assess whether SCHIP is Substituting for Private Insurance: Report to the Chairman, Committee on Finance, U.S. Senate. GAO-09-252

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    US Government Accountability Office, 2009

    2009-01-01

    Congress created the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) to reduce the number of uninsured children in low-income families that do not qualify for Medicaid. States have flexibility in structuring their SCHIP programs, and their income eligibility limits vary. Concerns have been raised that individuals might substitute SCHIP for…

  20. Report of the Task Force to Implement Senate Bill 1346 on Funding Support for Community College Education in Michigan and Their Mission and Roles and State-Local Relations.

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    Michigan State Board for Public Community and Junior Colleges, Lansing.

    This document presents the final recommendations and background papers of a task force empowered by the Michigan legislature to consider the mission and roles of the state community colleges, alternative funding modes, and the responsibilities and interrelationships of the state and local governing boards. Following an overview of recommendations…

  1. Welfare Reform: Tribes Are Using TANF Flexibility To Establish Their Own Programs. Testimony before the Committee on Indian Affairs, U.S. Senate.

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    Fagnoni, Cynthia M.

    A study requested by the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs examined tribal implementation of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). Questionnaires were returned by TANF program directors in 34 states and by 148 American Indian tribes. Meetings were conducted with tribal leaders, program officials, and TANF officials in five states,…

  2. Postsecondary Education in the Tri-Cities: A Report Related to Senate Resolution 1975-130 and House Resolution 75-49.

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    Randall, Michael E.; And Others

    The Washington State Council for Postsecondary Education was required to examine the educational functions and the administration of the Joint Center for Graduate Study (JCGS), Richland, and also upper-division educational services to the Tri-Cities area of Richland, Pasco, and Kennewick, Washington, by Washington State Senate Resolution 1975-130…

  3. Nuclear Property Insurance Act of 1981. Hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, Ninety-Seventh Congress, Second Session on S. 1606, May 20, 1982

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    1982-01-01

    A hearing on S.1606 covered a progress report on the cleanup and safety measures remaining at the Three Mile Island site and the need to finance decontamination of the area as quickly as possible. The bill proposes a cost-sharing plan which allocates cleanup costs among the states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, ratepayers served by General Public Utilities, DOE research and development funds, and a surcharge on all nuclear power plants. The record includes the testimony of 12 witnesses representing the utility industry, citizen groups, and state and national government, the text of S. 1606, and additional statements submitted for the record.

  4. Energy and water development appropriations for fiscal year 1985. Part 3. Hearings before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session on H. R. 5653

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    1985-01-01

    Part 3 of the hearings on appropriations bill H.R. 5633 contains two days of testimony by nondepartmental witnesses. The first witness was Governor Babbitt of Arizona, who gave an update on the Central Arizona Project and noted the progress of the Granite Reef aqueduct. Other witnesses described projects for flood control, navigation, beach preservation, and projects in a number of states, the Colorado and Mississippi River valleys, and elsewhere. State officials and members of Congress, along with expert witnesses and supporting consultants presented the testimony over the two-day hearing. Background material and the statements and testimony of witnesses appear in chronological order.

  5. Senator Glenn on break from TCDT

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    1998-01-01

    STS-95 Payload Specialist John H. Glenn Jr., senator from Ohio, takes a break to make a phone call on the 195-foot level of Launch Pad 39B before a pre-launch countdown exercise. Glenn and other crew members are at KSC to participate in the Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test (TCDT) which includes mission familiarization activities, emergency egress training, and a simulated main engine cutoff. The other crew members are Payload Specialist Chiaki Mukai (M.D., Ph.D.), representing the National Space Development Agency of Japan (NASDA), Pilot Steven W. Lindsey, Mission Specialist Scott E. Parazynski, Mission Specialist Stephen K. Robinson, Mission Specialist Pedro Duque of Spain, representing the European Space Agency (ESA), and Mission Commander Curtis L. Brown. The STS-95 mission, targeted for liftoff on Oct. 29, includes research payloads such as the Spartan solar-observing deployable spacecraft, the Hubble Space Telescope Orbital Systems Test Platform, the International Extreme Ultraviolet Hitchhiker, as well as the SPACEHAB single module with experiments on space flight and the aging process. Following the TCDT, the crew will be returning to Houston for final flight preparations.

  6. Women in Transition, 1983. Hearing before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session on Examination of Problems Faced by Women in Transition from Work without Pay to Economic Self-Sufficiency.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    This is a Congressional hearing on an examination of problems faced by women in transition from work without pay to economic self-sufficiency. Testimony includes statements from individuals representing the Women's Bureau, U.S. Department of Labor; the Career Training Program, Women's Center, Enterprise State Junior College, Alabama; the National…

  7. Oil and gas development on the outer continental shelf. Hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session, September 14, 1993

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    1994-12-31

    The hearing addressed oil and gas development on the outer continental shelf. Testimony is given by Department of Energy officials on the United States oil and gas leasing program. Congressional questions and agency responses are provided. Statements and documents prepared for the record are included.

  8. Constitutional Rights of Children. Prepared for the Subcommittee on the Constitution of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, by the American Law Division, Congressional Research Service of the Library of Congress.

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    Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Congressional Research Service.

    This paper reviews the rights of children as defined by the Constitution of the United States and summarizes a series of Supreme Court decisions which have defined the protections afforded to children by the Constitution. A short historical overview of the legal status of children is provided as background for the report. It is suggested that the…

  9. Our Greatest Generation: Continuing a Lifetime of Service. Hearing before the Special Committee on Aging. United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, First Session (Indianapolis, Indiana, August 9, 2001).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.

    This Congressional report contains the remarks made at a special meeting of the United States Committee on Aging to celebrate senior citizen's service to their community and examine policies regarding federally funded senior service programs. The following are among the programs, agencies, and organizations represented: Senior Companion Program;…

  10. Emphasis on the Instruction on the Documents of Virginia and United States History and Government. Report of the Department of Education to the Governor and the General Assembly of Virginia. Senate Document No. 3.

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    Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond.

    This document from the Virginia Department of Education reports on a project to enable public schools to meet requirements of two laws. The first law required public schools to emphasize instruction on the documents of Virginia and United States history and government. The second requested that all public schools be urged to display copies of the…

  11. The Price We Pay for Illiteracy. Hearing of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources on Examining Educational Goals, Focusing on Literacy. United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    This document presents the transcript of Congressional hearings held before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources on the scope and implications of illiteracy in the United States and on school and adult programs addressing literacy. After opening statements of the Hon. James M. Jeffords and the Hon. Christopher J. Dodd, the transcript for the…

  12. Recovery Act: States Could Provide More Information on Education Programs to Enhance the Public's Understanding of Fund Use. Report to the Republican Leader, U.S. Senate. GAO-10-807

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    Ashby, Cornelia M.

    2010-01-01

    The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) provides $70.3 billion for three education programs--the State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF), Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (Title I), and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The Act requires recipients to be accountable for how these funds…

  13. George Washington Peace Academy Act, 1976: Hearing before the Subcommittee on Education of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, Ninety-Fourth Congress, Second Session on S. 1976.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

    Hearings on the bill to establish the Peace Academy are presented. The bill proposes to create an educational institution in the United States to further the understanding of peace among nations. Major objectives of this institution are to consider the dimensions of peaceful resolution of differences among nations, to train students in the process…

  14. National Writing Project. Hearing before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations. United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, First Session, Special Hearing (Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, April 17, 2001).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Appropriations.

    The federally funded National Writing Project has 167 sites in 49 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Of the eight sites in Mississippi, the Live Oak Writing Project is the newest, based at the Gulf Coast campus of the University of Southern Mississippi in Long Beach. A Congressional Committee on Appropriations special hearing was…

  15. Educational Satellite Loan Guarantee Program Act, and Distance Learning. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. United States Senate. One Hundred Fourth Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

    This document presents witness testimony and supplemental materials from a Congressional hearing focused on the role of technology in promoting distance learning in the United States. Distance learning programs make educational resources available to citizens, regardless of socioeconomic status or geographic location, and enable citizens to remain…

  16. School Facility Financing: A History of the Role of the State Allocation Board and Options for the Distribution of Proposition 1A Funds. Prepared at the Request of Senator Quentin Kopp.

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    Cohen, Joel

    This report examines the history of California school construction financing and its past pitfalls, highlights the problems with pre-existing programs, and explores the history of bond initiatives during the past 5 decades. It begins by examining the State Allocation Board and its staff (the Office of Public School Construction) and reviewing the…

  17. Older Americans Act Amendments of 1987: A Summary of Provisions. Public Law 100-175. An Information Paper Prepared for Use by the Special Committee on Aging. United States Senate, 100th Congress, 1st Session.

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    O'Shaughnessy, Carol

    The Older American Act Amendments of 1987 (Public Law 100-175) contain no major overhaul of the Act, but new provisions do significantly expand certain service components of the state and area agency on aging program under title III to address the special needs of certain populations, including the frail elderly living at home, residents of…

  18. The Agricultural Job Opportunity Benefits and Security Act of 1999. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Immigration of the Committee on the Judiciary. United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, Second Session (May 4, 2000).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

    This publication documents a congressional hearing on the Agricultural Job Opportunity Benefits and Security Act of 1999, which focuses on these three major concerns: the United States (US) is the home of a large and growing number of undocumented agricultural workers; the current H-2A Program is administratively burdensome, does not work well for…

  19. Tax Policy: How Do Families Fare? A Report of the Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families.

    The eight papers contained in this document focus on those tax provisions most directly affecting families and children. Questions addressed include the following: (1) Since the enactment of the first permanent income tax in 1913, how have tax laws affecting families evolved in response to changes in economic and demographic conditions? (2)…

  20. Drug Abuse in the Workplace. Hearing before the Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session (May 7, 1986).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control.

    This document contains witness testimonies and prepared statements from the Congressional hearing called to examine drug abuse in the workplace, how the public and private sectors are dealing with this problem, and the issue of urine testing. Opening statements are included from Representatives Charles Rangel, Benjamin Gilman, Frank Guarini Mel…

  1. Hearing on Libraries. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.

    This subcommittee hearing addresses the issues and problems currently facing libraries, including the absence of responsibility for library programs resulting from the reorganization of the Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI) and the implications of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-130. Statements, letters, and…

  2. Consumer's Choices to Funeral Planning. A Consumer Publication by the Chairman of the Select Committee on Aging. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Aging.

    This Congressional consumer publication, done in conjunction with the Continental Association of Funeral and Memorial Societies, was written to help consumers have the type of funeral they want at a cost they can afford. Guidelines are provided which will educate the funeral consumer before and during funeral planning. Also included in this guide…

  3. Controlling Cancer: Choices for a Healthy Life. Hearing before the Select Committee on Aging. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session (Cranston, RI).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Aging.

    This paper contains testimony and prepared statements from the Congressional hearing called to examine ways of controlling cancer. Opening statements are included from Representatives Claudine Schneider, Jim Lightfoot, and Ben Blaz. Testimonies are given by Rosemarie Lindgren, a homemaker and former cancer patient, and by Jules Cardin, a patient…

  4. Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders: The Government's Response. Hearing before the Select Committee on Aging. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session (Cold Spring Harbor, NY).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Aging.

    This document presents witness testimonies and prepared statements from the Congressional hearing called to examine questions surrounding Alzheimer's disease, its treatment, funding for research, legal aspects, and support for families of Alzheimer's victims. Opening statements are included from Congressmen Downey, Mrazek, and Manton. Testimonies…

  5. Work in America: Implications for Families. Hearing before the Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families.

    This hearing explored the value of work, and how changes in the economy and the composition of the work force have affected families. Witnesses (1) reported data on such topics as the kinds of jobs currently available, women's participation in the work force, unemployment, and labor force growth over the next decade; (2) argued that the economy is…

  6. Quality of Rural Economic Development Data. Testimony to the Subcommittee on Agriculture and Transportation, Joint Economic Committee, Ninety-Ninth Congress (June 13, 1985).

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    Pulver, Glen C.

    Although the private sector has the primary role for job generation in the U.S. market economy, local community leaders can play a significant part in creating a growth-stimulating economic environment. A comprehensive economic development strategy appropriate to a community's specific goals and conditions requires careful analysis of the…

  7. Dying with Dignity: Difficult Times, Difficult Choices. A Report Presented by the Chairman of the Select Committee on Aging. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Aging.

    This report from the Select Committee on Aging examines financial, medical, and social issues surrounding terminally ill patients with special emphasis on the elderly terminally ill. The first section discusses topics related to the medical treatment of the terminally ill. Two basic issues are important: the right to have medical treatment and the…

  8. Placing Infants at Risk: Parental Addiction and Disease. Hearing before the Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families.

    This document presents witness testimonies and prepared statements from the Congressional hearing called to examine the severe health problems of infants whose mothers abused drugs, alcohol, or tobacco during their pregnancies, or who suffer from acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Opening statements are included from Congressmen George…

  9. Elder Abuse. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health and Long-Term Care of the Select Committee on Aging. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Aging.

    This document contains testimony and prepared statements from a Congressional hearing called to examine the issue of elder abuse. Chairman Claude Pepper's opening statement discusses the horror of elder abuse and calls for federal legislation, similar to the child abuse legislation, for combating elder abuse. Elder abuse is defined as physical…

  10. H. R. 2876: a bill to amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act. Introduced in the House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session, June 26, 1985

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    1985-01-01

    The Consumer Products Energy Efficiency Amendments of 1985 would increase consumer information about household appliances by requiring that manufacturers and retailers provide this information on their labels and in their advertising. The findings which led to the legislation were that additional generating capacity will be needed in the next 20 years to provide the 30% increase in energy demand from consumer appliances, while the technology for efficiency improvements is already available. The bill also prescribes efficiency standards for each class of appliance, promotes domestic production of appliances to relieve unemployment, and requests a detailed report on the nature and extent of the imported appliance market. The assumption is that an efficiency standard together with adequate public education will improve overall efficiency on the average.

  11. Poverty, Hunger, and the Welfare System. Hearing before the Select Committee on Hunger. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Hunger.

    The proceedings of a House hearing on poverty, hunger, and the welfare system are provided in this document. The hearings focus the Federal agenda for addressing these problems: the increasing number of people, particularly children, living in poverty and consequently threatened by hunger; increasing numbers of families headed by women alone…

  12. Opportunities for Success: Cost-Effective Programs for Children. A Staff Report of the Select Committee on Children, Youth and Families, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families.

    The report highlights eight children's programs found to be fiscally effective by evaluations completed in the last 5 years. Each of the programs is addressed in terms of evaluation findings from specific studies. The following eight programs are examined (sample findings in parentheses): (1) WIC-Special Supplemental Food Program for Women,…

  13. Long-Term Care in America: The People's Call for Federal Action. Hearing before the Select Committee on Aging. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Aging.

    This document presents prepared statements and testimony from the Congressional hearing on the federal government's role in providing long-term care for the elderly in America. Opening statements from the chairman and three members of the Select Committee on Aging focus on the financial burden of long-term care for America's elderly, the…

  14. Oversight on NIOSH: Educational Resource Centers. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session, June 18, 1985.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.

    Educational Resource Centers (ERC), which are funded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, are considered in these hearings. Attention is directed to how four centers are fulfilling their mission, special programs at the centers, and possible future projects. ERCs, which are located at 15 regional public and private…

  15. American Education: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow. Ninety-Ninth Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, Part II.

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    Good, Thomas L., Ed.

    In this book, the evolution of educational beliefs, curriculum content, and classroom practices the work of teachers, and conceptions of motivation are addressed. The book contains seven chapters: (1) "Education and Society, 1900-2000: Selected Snapshots of Then and Now" (Sharon L. Nichols and Thomas L. Good); (2) "Teachers' Work Yesterday, Today,…

  16. Investing in America's Families: The Common Bond of Generations. Hearing before the Select Committee on Aging. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Aging.

    This document contains witness testimonies and prepared statements from the Congressional hearing called to examine the emotional and financial interdependence of families across generations and their common stake in programs for both young and old. It also takes a critical look at what some see as an emerging conflict between old and young due to…

  17. Emerging Trends in Mental Health Care for Adolescents. Hearing before the Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families.

    This document presents witness testimonies and prepared statements from the Congressional hearing called to examine mental health trends for treating adolescents with emotional or substance abuse problems. Committee chairman George Miller voices concern that while insurance coverage changes and third party health care reimbursements are expanding…

  18. Immunizing the World's Children by 1990. Hearing before the International Task Force of the Select Committee on Hunger. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC.

    A hearing was held to update information on progress toward immunizing the world's children against diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus, polio, measles, and tuberculosis. Immunization programs are regarded as essential in the effort to break the infection-malnutrition cycle in children in developing nations. Witnesses at the hearing included…

  19. Age Discrimination and the FAA Age 60 Rule. Hearing before the Select Committee on Aging. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Aging.

    This document presents witness testimonies and related materials from a Congressional hearing called to examine the mandatory retirement age of 60 for airline pilots. In opening remarks, Congressmen Roybal and Pepper question this ruling, citing productivity of older workers and the lack of data to support any specific age for mandatory…

  20. Hearing on Drug Abuse Prevention and Education. Hearing before the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.

    The text of a hearing on drug abuse prevention and education is provided in this document. After an opening statement by Representative Augustus Hawkins which briefly describes progress that has been made towards drug abuse prevention legislation, statements are given by these witnesses: (1) Carolyn Burns of the National Federation of Parents for…

  1. Child Victims of Exploitation. Hearing before the Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session (October 31, 1985).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families.

    This document contains witness testimonies and prepared statements from the Congressional hearing called to examine the plight of child victims of exploitation. The opening statement by Congresswoman Boggs outlines federal legislation and Congressional action regarding the exploitation of children. Representative McCain discusses legislation he…

  2. Violent Crime Against the Elderly: A New Jersey Perspective. Hearing before the Select Committee on Aging. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session (Plainfield, NJ).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Aging.

    This document contains testimony from a Congressional hearing held in New Jersey to examine violent crime against the elderly. Opening statements are presented from committee members Matthew J. Rinaldo, William J. Hughes, Christopher H. Smith, and Dan Mica. Four panels of witnesses testify: (1) two elderly victims of violent crime; (2) federal,…

  3. Energy and water development appropriations for 1987. Part 8. Hearings before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session

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    Part 8 of the hearing record covers testimony given by individuals, organizations, and members of Congress on specific energy and water projects. Part 8 begins with testimony in support of the Coosa-Alabama Waterway and Port of Mobile project, and includes cost details and information about the economic benefits that will accrue to the region with the inland waterway. There is also testimony pertaining to the Warrier-Tombigbee Waterway, the Appalachicola-Chattahoochee Flint Waterway, and projects affecting the Red River and South Columbia Basins, California, and other regions. Supporting documentation accompanies the testimony given for each project.

  4. Nurse Education Act of 1985. Report Together with Additional Views to Accompany H.R. 2370. House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

    A bill amending the Public Health Service Act (Title VIII) to extend programs of assistance for nurse education is addressed in this congressional report. After briefly reviewing the background and need for the legislation, a section-by-section analysis is presented. H.R. 2370 extends for 3 years the following programs in nurse education: special…

  5. Constructivism in Education: Opinions and Second Opinions on Controversial Issues. Ninety-Ninth Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education.

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    Phillips, D. C., Ed.

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    This yearbook contains essays that examine the construction of knowledge. The 10 articles, which are called "opinions," are divided into 5 sections, most of which examine the construction of scientific knowledge. An editor's introduction begins each section. Section 1, "Constructivism as an Epistemology and Philosophy of Education," contains two…

  6. Health Professions Educational Assistance Amendments of 1985. Report Together with Additional Views to Accompany H.R. 2410. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

    A bill amending the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend programs under Title VII (health professions programs) is addressed in this congressional report. The bill reauthorizes for 3 years the following programs: the Health Education Assistance Loan program of insurance for market-rate student loans (the ceiling is raised); the Health…

  7. Coastal zone management. Hearing before the National Ocean Policy Study of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session on S. 2324, March 28, 1984

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    A hearing on S. 2324, which amends the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, focused on federal activities because of a Supreme Court interpretation excluding oil and gas leases from activities affecting the coastal zone and from complying with the Act. The Court also stated that States did not have control over federal activities outside the coastal zone. Of particular concern was the potential for degrading the coastal environment and the subsequent economic loss to the country. The legislation reinforces congressional intent in the original Act. Following the text of S.2324, the hearing record covers the testimony of six witnesses speaking on behalf of the petroleum industry, agencies which administer coastal regions, environmental groups, and others. Additional articles, letters, and statements submitted for the record follow the testimony.

  8. Federal coal-leasing effect in Montana. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-Seventh Congress, Second Session, Billings, MT, February 22, 1982

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    Ten representatives of the coal industry and the State of Montana testified at a public hearing in Billings on the proposed leasing of 17 tracts of federal coal reserves, which would increase coal production in the state by 25 times. Planning for the leasing program involved a determination of electricity-demand factors and the poential for industrial and export markets. The Bureau of Land Management witnesses responded to an Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) report critizing the proposed sale by noting that the OTA examined only the production aspects. The Northern Plains Resource Council argued that there is already a coal glut with current production capacity as well as a surplus generating capacity, and that the government has a responsibility to stewardship as well as to the marketplace. Coal-mining companies argued for the efficiency and increased productivity the lease expansion offers. (DCK)

  9. "Star Schools"--Telecommunications in Education. Hearings on Examining the Development of a Regional Educational Telecommunication System, before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, First Session (Charlestown, Massachusetts, February 27, 1987; Washington, DC, March 11, 1987).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    The use of telecommunications to enhance local educational opportunities, especially in science and mathematics, was the subject of two hearings before a Senate committee. Eleven persons made presentations and/or submitted written statements at the first hearing: (1) Joseph Duffey, University of Massachusetts at Amherst; (2) Andy Turner,…

  10. Native American Education Improvement Act. Hearing before the Committee on Indian Affairs on S. 211 To Amend the Education Amendments of 1978 and the Tribally Controlled Schools Act of 1988 To Improve Education for Indians, Native Hawaiians, and Alaskan Natives. United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.

    A U.S. Senate committee hearing received testimony on proposed amendments to the Education Amendments of 1978 and the Tribally Controlled Schools Act of 1988. The amendments deal with accreditation and academic standards for Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) schools, facilities standards for BIA school dormitories, geographical attendance area…

  11. Oversight of Institutional Aid Programs, 1981. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Education, Arts and Humanities of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-Seventh Congress, First Session, on Oversight of Title III of the Higher Education Act, Developing Institutions Programs.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Subcommittee on Education, Arts and Humanities.

    Testimonies are presented from U.S. Senate hearings on oversight of Title III of the Higher Education Act, Developing Institutions Programs. The new eligibility criteria established by the Education Amendment of 1980 for schools seeking to compete for grants under the Title III institutional aid programs are being reconsidered. The institutional…

  12. Proposed IDEA Regulations. Joint Hearing of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, and the Committee on Education and the Workforce, House of Representatives, on Examining the Department of Education's Development of the Regulations Necessary To Implement the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997 (Public Law 105-17). One Hundred Fifth Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    This is a transcript from a Joint Hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources and the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce that addresses the U.S. Department of Education's development of regulations necessary to implement the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Amendments of…

  13. Teacher Excellence: Recruitment and Training. Hearings before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources and the Subcommittee on Education, Arts, and Humanities. United States Senate. One Hundred First Congress, Second Session (Washington, DC, January 30, February 22, and March 2, 1990; Providence, RI, February 16, 1990).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    These hearings addressed three measures introduced to the Senate: the Excellence in Teaching Act, S. 1675; the National Teacher Act of 1989, S. 1676; and the Teacher's Professional Development Act, S. 498. The key provisions of the bills focus on: (1) addressing the teacher shortage through a revitalized Teacher Corps Program providing…

  14. Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Hearing before the Committee on Indian Affairs on Oversight Hearing on the Title and Provisions in the Draft Reauthorization for the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.

    A Senate committee hearing received testimony on proposed amendments to the Indian provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). The proposals include amendments to the ESEA amendments of 1978 related to Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) schools and amendments to the Tribally Controlled Schools Act of 1988. Both sets of proposals…

  15. Implementing of Public Law 102-477, the Indian Employment, Training and Related Services Demonstration Act of 1992. Hearing on Regulations Dealing with Section 401 Job Training Partnership Act before the Committee on Indian Affairs. United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session (September 15, 1993).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.

    In October 1992, Congress passed legislation supporting American Indian tribal demonstration projects that would consolidate employment services, job training, and related services to improve the effectiveness of such services, reduce unemployment, and further tribal goals. In September 1993, a Senate hearing received testimony concerning the…

  16. Drugs in the Chicago School System. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session on Examining the Impact Illegal Drugs Have on Education in the Chicago School System (October 24, 1984, Chicago, IL).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    This document contains witness testimony and prepared statements from the Congressional hearing called to examine illegal drugs in the Chicago school system. Witnesses include Senator Charles Percy, the lieutenant governor of Illinois, and a panel of students from Deerfield and Chicago who give eyewitness accounts of the scope of the drug problem…

  17. Reauthorization of the Education of the Deaf Act. Hearing of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources on Examining Proposed Legislation Authorizing Funds for Gallaudet University and the National Technical Institute for Deaf as Contained in the Education of the Deaf Act. United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    This transcript reports on a Senate hearing concerning the reauthorization of the Education of the Deaf Act. As well as statements by committee members, the transcript presents statements by and answers to questions of the following: students at Gallaudet University (Washington, DC), students at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (New…

  18. Vocational Rehabilitation: An Employment Program. Hearing on Examining the Vocational Rehabilitation System and the Rehabilitation Act, Focusing Slightly and Explore Some of the Issues, Including Linkage, the VR System Faces in Ohio, (Columbus, OH) before the Subcommittee on Employment and Training of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    This congressional report contains testimony examining the vocational rehabilitation system and the Vocational Rehabilitation Act and exploring some of the issues, including linkage, faced by the vocational rehabilitation system in Ohio. Statements were provided by a U.S. senator (Mike DeWine, Ohio) and representatives of the following agencies…

  19. Hearings Before the Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs of the United States Senate, Ninety-Third Congress, First Session. Nutrition Education--1973. Parts 3, 4, and 5--TV Advertising of Food to Children. Washington, D.C., March 5, 6, and 12, 1973.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs.

    These hearings before the Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs are organized in several parts (See UD 013 650 for Parts 1, 2, and 2A). The purpose of these hearings is to review the quality of advertising now being directed at children, and the health implications of that advertising; as well as what steps can be taken to use…

  20. Meeting the Challenges of a New Work Force. Hearing before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, Second Session, on Examining the Way in Which the Changes in Our Workforce Affect the Role of Business and the Federal Government in Meeting Changes in Workforce and Workplace Needs.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    This document records the oral and written testimony given at a hearing on preparation of the work force for the year 2000 and beyond. Testimony was given by Senator Barbara Mikulski; John Lynch, whose company prepared the report, "Workforce 2000"; Joan Patterson and Nelson Brooks, coexecutive directors of the United Auto Workers-Chrysler National…

  1. Kids and Cafeterias: How Safe are Federal School Lunches? Joint Hearing before the Committee of Government Management, Restructuring, and the District of Columbia Subcommittee of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate and the Subcommittee on Government Efficiency, Financial Management, and Intergovernmental Relations of the Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress, Second Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs.

    Noting the significant increase since 1990 in food-borne illnesses affecting school children, these hearings transcripts provide testimony on the safety of federal school lunches. Statements by Senator Richard Durbin and Representatives Stephen Horn, Janice Schakowsky, and Carolyn Maloney emphasized the array of federal agencies with various food…

  2. Targeting Scarce Resources under the Older Americans Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Aging of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session on Examination of the Targeting of Services Needed to Maintain Economic and Social Independence of Older People as Mandated in Title III of the Older Americans Act.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    This document presents prepared statements and witness testimony from the Congressional hearing on the Older Americans Act. An opening statement by Senator Charles Grassley, subcommittee chairman, contains a brief overview of the Older Americans Act. An extensive statement on the proposed targeting of services mandated under Title III of the Older…

  3. National Nutrition Policy Study--1974. Hearings Before the Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs of the United States Senate, Ninety-Third Congress, Second Session. Part 6A. Appendix to Nutrition and Health. Hearings Held Washington, D.C., June 21, 1974.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs.

    The testimony of such witnesses as the following before the Panel on Nutrition and Health of the Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs is included: Dr. R. Podell, associate director, Family Practice Program, New Jersey; Dr. G. Griedman, pediatrician, University of Arizona Medical School; Dr. Howard Eder, Professor of Medicine,…

  4. Hearings Before the Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs of the United States Senate, Ninety-First Congress, Second Session on Nutrition and Human Needs. Nutrition and Human Needs--1970. Part 2--National School Lunch Program; the Urban Crisis. Hearings Held Modesto, Calif., March 23, 1970, and Chicago, Ill., April 20, 1970.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs.

    The contents of this part of the hearings before the Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs are organized in six sections. Section one comprises the testimony and/or prepared statements of 10 witnesses submitted on March 23, 1970 before the Select Committee at Modesto, California, including: Daniel Lowenstein and Philip Neumark,…

  5. Early Education and Care: What Is the Federal Government's Role? Hearing before the Subcommittee on Education and Early Childhood Development of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, First Session (April 20, 2005) S. Hrg. 109-116

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    The purpose of this hearing was to examine the federal role in improving the effectiveness and coordination of sixty-nine Federal programs that are designed to help parents help their young children with child care and early education. Opening statements were delivered by Subcommittee Chairman Senator Lamar Alexander, Tennessee; Ranking Member…

  6. Grants to Indian-Controlled Postsecondary Educational Institutions and the Navajo Community College Act. Hearing Before the United States Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs, 95th Congress, 1st Session on S. 468 - To Amend the Navajo Community College Act; S. 1215 - To Provide for Grants to Indian-Controlled Postsecondary Educational Institutions, and for Other Purposes (July 28, 1977).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs.

    Presenting testimony, these 1977 Senate Hearings deal with S. 468, a bill designed to amend the Navajo Community College Act of 1971 to insure adequate funding for operation and expansion of the college on the Navajo Reservation, and S. 1215, designed to amend the Indian Self Determination and Education Assistance Act of 1975 by adding a third…

  7. Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act Amendments of 1987--Part II. Hearing on S. 1703 To Amend the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, before the Select Committee on Indian Affairs. United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, First Session (October 2, 1987).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs.

    This document contains the text of a Senate hearing called to examine proposed amendments (S.1703) to the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (Public Law 93-638) and includes the language of the proposed amendments. The bill primarily addresses federal funding for tribal governments, federal Indian affairs programs, and Indian…

  8. Busing of School Children: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-Third Congress, Second Session on S.179, S.287, S.619, S.1737, and S.2336; Bills Related to Busing of Schoolchildren. Hearings Held Washington, D.C., February 19-21, 1974.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

    These hearings on school busing are comprised of the testimony of a number of U.S. Senators, Representatives, school board members, and representatives from civil rights organizations. "Material for the Record" consists of prepared statements, letters, and newspaper and periodical articles. The full texts of bills on busing, numbers S.179, S.287,…

  9. Catastrophic Health Insurance. Hearing on S. 210 To Amend the Public Health Service Act To Provide Catastrophic Health Insurance Coverage for Elderly and Disabled Americans before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    The text of a congressional hearing on a bill to provide catastropic health insurance coverage for elderly and disabled Americans is presented in this document. Statements are given by Senators Edward M. Kennedy, Orrin G. Hatch, Brock Adams, Lowell P. Weicker, Jr., Strom Thurmond, Tom Harkin, Dan Quayle, Gordon J. Humphrey, Jim Sasser, and…

  10. Children Carrying Weapons: Why the Recent Increase, Hearing on the Possession of Weapons among Children and the Presence of These Weapons in Our Schools, before the Committee on the Judiciary, United State Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, Second Session (October 1, 1992).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

    These transcripts feature statements and testimony from a Senate hearing on gun-related violence among school children. Opening statements by judiciary committee members Joseph R. Biden, Paul Simon, Herbert Kohl, Strom Thurmond, and John H. Chaffee offer statistics and anecdotes about the increasing presence of guns on school campuses, the…

  11. Funding Youth Violence Programs: Should the Strings Be Cut? Hearing before the Subcommittee on Youth Violence of the Committee on the Judiciary. United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, Second Session on Proposed Legislation Authorizing Funds for Programs of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (March 12, 1996).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

    This hearing discussed proposed legislation authorizing funds for programs of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act. Opening statements by senators Fred Thompson, Joseph R. Biden, Herbert Kohl, Orrin G. Hatch, Charles E. Grassley, and Alan K. Simpson introduced the issue. Presentations involved two panels. The first consisted of…

  12. Youth Violence: Oversight of Federal Programs. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Youth Violence of the Committee on the Judiciary. United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, Second Session on S. 1245, a Bill To Amend the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 To Identify Violent and Hardcore Juvenile Offenders and Treat Them as Adults, and for Other Purposes (May 8, 1996).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

    This hearing focused on a bill to amend the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 to identify violent and hard core juvenile offenders and treat them as adults. Opening statements by four U.S. senators (the Honorable Fred Thompson, Herbert Kohl, Joseph R. Biden, Jr., and Orrin G. Hatch) present various perspectives on the role of…

  13. Oversight on Programs for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired, 1980. Hearing Before the Subcommittee on the Handicapped of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-Sixth Congress, Second Session on to Examine Current Problems and Programs of the Deaf and Hearing Impaired, and to Explore Future Technological Developments Designed to Handle Their Problems.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    The 1980 Senate hearing focuses on federal programs for deaf and hearing impaired students. Thirteen prepared statements are presented from representatives of federal agencies (National Institute of Handicapped Research, Department of Education, and National Institute of Health); private associations (the Convention of American Instructors of the…

  14. Construction Safety, Health and Education Improvement Act of 1989. Hearing before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, First Session on S. 930 To Establish a Clear and Comprehensive Prohibition of Discrimination on the Basis of Disability.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    This document reports the oral and written testimony of senators and representatives, administration officials, union officials, contractors' associations, engineers' associations, and construction and consulting companies concerning S. 930, a provision of the Construction Safety, Health and Education Improvement Act of 1989. This provision would…

  15. A Progress Report on the Reforms in D.C. Public Schools. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, Restructuring, and the District of Columbia of the Committee on Governmental Affairs. United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, First Session (September 8, 1997).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs.

    A hearing before the oversight committee for the District of Columbia (D.C.) public schools provided the opportunity for several senators and educators to comment on the progress of educational reform in the District's public schools. The hearing was held at a time when the opening of the city's public schools was delayed because of their many…

  16. Day Care for Working Families Act of 1987. Hearing on S. 1271 To Provide Comprehensive Federal Assistance for Day Care, before the Subcommittee on Labor of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, First Session.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    Recognizing the importance of the need for quality day care for children of working mothers, handicapped children, and children of low income families, the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Labor and Human Resources met to address this issue in the Child Care Center of Owens Technical College, in Toledo, Ohio. The Subcommittee interviewed or heard…

  17. Social Security Disability Reviews: The Human Costs. Joint Hearing before the Subcommittee on Social Security of the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives and the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session (Part 3 - Hot Springs, Arkansas).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.

    This document provides transcripts of witness testimony and prepared statements from the third of three Congressional hearings called to examine at the local level the administration of the social security disability review program. Opening statements are presented from Representatives J. J. Pickle and Beryl Anthony, Jr., and Senator Daniel Pryor.…

  18. Geography Education. Examining the Issue of Geography Education in Our Schools To Get a Better Understanding of What Needs To Be Done To Improve Students' Knowledge about the World. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Education, Arts and Humanities of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, First Session (October 29, 1987).

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

    Recently, a United Nations study of 30,000 10- to 14-year-olds in nine countries ranked U.S. students next-to-last in their comprehension of foreign culture. Senator Robert Stafford of Vermont pointed out that the impressive array of witnesses before the committee indicated the need to increase geography literacy among young people. Senator…

  19. To Amend the Youth Conservation Corps Act of 1970; Hearing before the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-Fourth Congress, Second Session on S.2630, A Bill to Amend the Youth Conservation Corps Act of 1970 (84 Stat. 794), H.R.10138, An Act to Create the Young Adult Conservation Corps to Complement the Youth Conservation Corps.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

    The purpose of the hearing before the Senate Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs was to receive testimony on two bills pending before the Committee, S.2630 and H.R.10138, both introducing legislation to amend the Youth Conservation Corps Act of 1970 to provide year-round employment of young adults, ages 19 to 24, to reduce the backlog of…

  20. Veterans' Education and Employment Assistance Act of 1976; Hearings before the Subcommittee on Readjustment, Education, and Employment of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-Fourth Congress, First Session, on S. 969 and Related Bills. October 1 and 2, 1975. Part 1.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Veteran's Affairs.

    The complete text of the U.S. Senate bill 969 hearings is presented in four volumes. Parts 1 and 2 cover the first day of the hearings; parts 3 and 4 cover the second day. (S. 969 would extend the maximum entitlement of educational assistance benefits for eligible Vietnam era veterans from 36 to 45 months. The bill restricts this extension to…