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Data Brief Employment Status of Recent Science and Engineering Gra...

By: John Tsapogas

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Excerpt: This Data Brief describes the 1993 employment status of persons who graduated with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in science and engineering (S&E) fields in 1991 and 1992. The National Survey of Recent College Graduates is conducted biennially by the National Science Foundation. The findings cover about three-quarters of a million 1991 and 1992 S&E graduates.

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Rules of the House of Representatives

By: Government Printing Office

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Excerpt: Before the House recodified its rules in the 106th Congress, paragraph (b) was found in former clause 6(h) of rule X (H. Res. 5, Jan. 6, 1999, p. -). Paragraph (b), effective January 3, 1975, initially authorized the appointment of Delegates and the Resident Commissioner to certain conferences (H. Res. 988, 93d Cong., Oct. 8, 1974, p. 34470). Paragraph (b) was amended in the 96th Congress to authorize their appointment to select committees (H. Res. 5, Jan. 15, 1...

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National Center for Bureau of Justice Education Statistics Statistics

By: Government Printing Office

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Excerpt: The renewed national focus on school crime and safety continues into the current school year, fueled not only by the tragic events in Colorado, Oregon, and elsewhere, but also by the more common but less serious violence that touches the lives of students, parents, teachers, and school officials. Solutions to any problem can only be developed if the programs and policies developed to address it are built on accurate information about the nature, extent, and scop...

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Bureau of Justice Statistics Bulletin : Federal Law Enforcement Of...

By: Government Printing Office

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Excerpt: As of June 1996 Federal agencies employed about 74, 500 full-time personnel authorized to make arrests and carry firearms, according to agency responses to a Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) survey. In a comparison of 1996 data with those reported by the same agencies for December 1993, employment of such personnel was up about 6%.

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National Center for Bureau of Justice Education Statistics Statistics

By: Government Printing Office

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Excerpt: The national focus on school crime and safety continues to be of paramount importance. During the past year, overall levels of crime in school decreased, and students seem to feel more safe in school than they did in the last few years. Yet, violence and theft still mar the school experiences of many students and challenge parents, teachers, and school officials to respond. Continued progress in improving the safety of our children entrusted to schools relies on...

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By: Government Printing Office

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Juvenile Victims of Property Crimes

By: David Finkelhor

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Excerpt: The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is committed to improving the justice system’s response to crimes against children. OJJDP recognizes that children are at increased risk for crime victimization. Not only are children the victims of many of the same crimes that victimize adults, they are subject to other crimes, like child abuse and neglect, that are specific to childhood. The impact of these crimes on young victims can be devasta...

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Transportation Acts

By: Government Printing Office

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Excerpt: The United States of America in Congress assembled, Section 1. SHORT TITLE; REFERENCES. (a) Short Title.-This Act may be cited as the “National Transportation Safety Board Amendments Act of 2000.” (b) REFERENCES.-Except as otherwise specifically provided, whenever in this Act an amendment or repeal is expressed in terms of an amendment to, or repeal of, a section or other provision of law, the reference shall be considered to be made to a section or other provis...

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Training Sites and Conferences

By: Government Printing Office

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Excerpt: This table lists the training sites and conferences attended by GPO staff from January 1998 through December 1999 to educate users about the products and services offered on GPO Access. Name Location Date American Library Association New Orleans, LA January 1998 Tulane University New Orleans, LA January 1998 Special Libraries Association Technology Fair Crystal City, VA January 1998 University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM February 1998 New Mexico State Universi...

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Maryland

By: Government Printing Office

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Excerpt: Benjamin L. Cardin of Baltimore (3d District) Democrat-6th term Albert R. Wynn of Largo (4th District) Democrat-3d term ...

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Jefferson's Manual

By: Government Printing Office

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Excerpt: On the call of the House, each person rises up as he is called, and answereth; the absentees are then only noted, but no excuse to be made till the House be fully called over. Then the absentees are called a second time, and if still absent, excuses are to be heard. Ord. House of Commons, 92. They rise that their persons may be recognized; the voice, in such a crowd, being an insufficient verification of their presence. But in so small a body as the Senate of th...

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Federal Funds Provided by the U. S. Department of Justice Final Report

By: M. Joan Mcdermott

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Excerpt: This research is a process evaluation conducted by researchers from Southern Illinois University, entering into partnership with agencies in the city of Carbondale and Jackson County to examine activities funded under Pro-Arrest grants. The agencies involved include the Carbondale Police Department, the Women’s Center, Inc., the State’s Attorney’s Office, the County Probation Office, the Domestic Violence Clinic Program at the Southern Illinois University School...

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Economic Report of the President

By: Government Printing Office

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Excerpt: As 2004 begins, America’s economy is strong and getting stronger. Over the past several years, this Nation has faced major economic challenges resulting from the decline of the stock market beginning in early 2000, a recession that began shortly after, revelations about corporate governance scandals, slow growth among many of our major trading partners, terrorist attacks, and the war against terror, including in Afghanistan and Iraq. These challenges affected bu...

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Independent Agencies and Government Corporations

By: Government Printing Office

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Excerpt: Location Position Title Name of Incumbent Pay Plan Type of Appt. Level, Grade, or Pay Tenure Expires NATIONAL CREDIT UNION ADMINISTRATION Norman E. D'Amours Washington, D.C. Chairman 08/02/99 6 years III EX PAS Dennis Dollar Do ... Member 6 years 04/10/03 IV EX PAS Yolanda T. Wheat Do ... Member 6 years 08/02/01 IV EX PAS Margaret E. Broadaway Do ... Executive Assistant ... 16 OT SC Joseph K. Cuevas Do ... Executive Assistant ... 16 OT SC William R. Hall Do ... ...

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Information Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers

By: Government Printing Office

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Excerpt: ITEST is designed to increase the opportunities for students and teachers to learn about, experience, and use information technologies within the context of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), including Information Technology (IT) courses. It is in direct response to the concern about shortages of technology workers in the United States. Supported projects are intended to provide opportunities for both school-age children and for teachers t...

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Harnessing Information in a Prosecutor's Office

By: Elizabeth Glazer

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Excerpt: Managing the Information Is the Drug Enforcement Administration’s investigation of a drug ring’s local market related to the Internal Revenue Service’s examination of money remitters’ customers around the corner? Is the gun runner under Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms’ (ATF) surveillance- whose real identity the agency has not yet determined-possibly the illegal alien the Immigration and Naturalization Service’s fugitive squad is seeking? Can FBI knowle...

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Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction

By: Government Printing Office

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Excerpt: Congress should ... refuse to provide funds for U.S. military presence and interventions overseas that are not required to defend U.S. vital interests and could result in catastrophic retaliatory attacks on the U.S. homeland by terrorists using weapons of mass destruction; ... resist “anti-terrorism” initiatives that would undermine civil liberties and be ineffective in preventing terrorist attacks; and ... consider using a small portion of the savings from redu...

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The National Center on Child Fatality Review

By: John Langstaff

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Excerpt: Approximately 50, 000 children die in the United States each year. Infants die primarily of problems associated with prematurity; adolescents die largely of trauma following violence or injury, most commonly motor vehicle injury. An estimated 2, 000 children in the United States die of child abuse and neglect each year; approximately 40 percent of them are younger than a year old, and the majority are younger than 5 years. To help prevent severe and fatal child ...

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Acts of Congress Held Unconstitutional in Whole or in Part by the ...

By: Government Printing Office

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Excerpt: Act of September 24, 1789 (1 Stat. 81, S 13, in part). Provision that (the Supreme Court) shall have power to issue . writs of mandamus, in cases warranted by the principles and usages of law, to any . persons holding office, under authority of the United States” as applied to the issue of mandamus to the Secretary of State requiring him to deliver to plaintiff a commission (duly signed by the President) as justice of the peace in the District of Columbia held a...

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Report of the Commission on Protecting and Reducing Government Secrecy

By: John M. Deutch

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Excerpt: By the Minority Leader of the Senate Senator Jesse Helms, Raleigh, NC Mrs. Alison B. Fortier, Chevy Chase, MD By the Speaker of the House of Representatives Representative Lee H. Hamilton, Nashville, IN Mr. Maurice Sonnenberg, New York, NY By the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives Representative Larry Combest, Lubbock, TX Mr. Martin C. Faga, Falls Church, VA ...

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