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Veterans Acts

By: Government Printing Office

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Excerpt: To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide a cost-of-living adjustment in the rates of disability compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for survivors of such veterans. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, Section 1. SHORT TITLE; REFERENCES TO Title 38, UNITED STATES CODE. (a) Short Title.-This Act may be...

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Select Committee of the United States House of Representatives

By: Government Printing Office

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For Immediate Release : July 21, 2004 No. 04-19 Media Contact : Ve...

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: WASHINGTON, D.C.-The U.S. Government Printing Office has released the top 10 private sector printers it has worked with in the first six months of the year to meet the government’s information and printing needs. The GPO produces key Congressional and security and intelligent documents in-house, and contracts out the majority of other printing and publishing requirements to private sector printers across the country. “This successful partnership between the GPO ...

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Senate Concurrent Resolutions Referred to Committee on Ways and Means

By: Government Printing Office

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Excerpt: SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS ...

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State Prevention System

By: Government Printing Office

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Excerpt: The lead State alcohol, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) agency in Missouri is the Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (DADA), which is under the jurisdiction of the Missouri Department of Mental Health. DADA consists of four units: ... Prevention and Education ... Fiscal and Contracts ... Evaluation and Research ... Treatment and Certification Within DADA, the Prevention Coordinator has the responsibility for administering both the discretionary portion of the Saf...

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The Crime Victim's Right to Be Present

By: Government Printing Office

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Excerpt: F or crime victims and their families, the right to be present during criminal justice proceedings is an important one. Victims want to see justice at work. They want to hear counsel’s arguments and view the reactions of the judge, jury, and defendant. Most state victims’ rights constitutional amendments and statutory victims’ bills of rights give victims the right to be present during proceedings. Status of the Law T hirty-nine states give crime victims the rig...

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Daily Digest

By: Government Printing Office

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Excerpt: Chamber Action Routine Proceedings, pages S6979-S7201 Measures Introduced: Five bills and one resolution were introduced, as follows: S. 1285-1289, and S. Res. 179. Page S7070 Measures Reported: S. 260, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to provide technical and financial assistance to private landowners to restore, enhance, and manage private land to improve fish and wildlife habitats through the Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program, with amendments. ...

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Weed Seed Program Management Guide

By: Government Printing Office

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Excerpt: BACKGROUND. The Drug Education for Youth (DEFY) program began as a special initiative of the Secretary of the Navy in 1992 when the Secretary of the Navy’s Drug Demand Reduction Task Force (DDRTF) was established. DEFY fulfills the DDRTF mission to develop and execute a prototype drug demand reduction project for innovative, positive, long-term community involvement. To improve the support provided to deployed sailors and marines and their families and to demons...

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Thomas Crawford

By: Government Printing Office

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Excerpt: This marble bust of sculptor Thomas Crawford by Tommaso U.S. Senate not for any political accom-Gagliardi was purchased for the Capitol in 1871 for $100. plishments, but for his central role as the sculptor of neoclassical figural groups for The Joint Committee on the Library bought the work from the U.S. Capitol. Crawford’s massive Hannah Denmead, whose family owned a stonecutting Progress of Civilization fills the pediment studio in Washington, D.C., at Maryla...

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A Guide to Combating Juvenile Dui

By: Sharon Cantelon

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Excerpt: The Police Executive Research Forum (PERF), with support from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), has developed a comprehensive Juvenile DUI Enforcement Program to help police executives tackle the problems of underage drinking and juvenile impaired driving. The program, which was implemented in Albany County, NY (in cooperation with the New York State Police); Astoria,...

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Animal Abuse and Youth Violence

By: Frank R. Ascione

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Excerpt: The past two decades have witnessed a resurgence of interest in the relation between cruelty to animals, or animal abuse, and serious violent behavior, especially among youthful offenders. As an illustration, a recent study by Verlinden (2000) of 9 school shootings in the United States (from Moses Lake, WA, in 1996 to Conyers, GA, in 1999) reported that 5 (45 percent) of the 11 perpetrators had histories of alleged animal abuse. The most well-documented example ...

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Science and Technology Centers (Stc) : Integrative Partnerships Pr...

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Question: How does the new FY 2003 STC Program Solicitation differ from the previous FY 2000 STC Program Solicitation (NSF 00-67)?Answer: The new STC Program Solicitation has been revised in several ways: the solicitation format has been revised to be consistent with current NSF-wide standards for program announcements; changes have been incorporated to streamline the solicitation, to reduce workload for the research and education community, and to improve propo...

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Providing for a Deliberative Review by the Committee on the Judici...

By: Solomon P. Ortiz

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: The purpose of H. Res. 525 is to provide for a deliberative review by the Committee on the Judiciary of a communication from an independent counsel, and for the release thereof, and for other purposes. Summary Of The Resolution H. Res. 525 establishes procedures for House consideration of the communication received on September 9, 1998 from an independent counsel pursuant to section 595(c) of title 28, United States Code. Under the resolution, the communication ...

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Government Printing Office Rolls Out Budget Priorities

By: Government Printing Office

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Excerpt: Washington, D.C.-The United States Government Printing Office has awarded contracts to four companies to provide computer chips for testing a new electronic U.S. passport. “The GPO designs and manufactures security and intelligence documents for the Federal government and takes the responsibility very seriously. The new technology that will eventually be incorporated into electronic U.S. passports will enhance the security of millions of Americans traveling arou...

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Backdoor Spending Acts : Public Law 105–194—JULY 14, 1998

By: Government Printing Office

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Excerpt: It enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, Section 1. Short Title. This Act may be cited as the “Agriculture Export Relief Act of 1998.” SEC. 2. Sanctions Exemptions. (A) Exemption Regarding Food And Other Agricultural Commodity Purchases.-Section 102(b)(2)(D) of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2799aa-1(b)(2)(D)) is amended as follows: (1) In clause (i) by striking “or” at the end. (2) In c...

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Police Attitudes Toward Abuse of Authority : Findings from a Natio...

By: David Weisburd

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Excerpt: Serious cases of abuse of police authority often stimulate intense public debate. For example, a videotape of Rodney King being beaten by Los Angeles police officers or reports of the torture of Abner Louima by New York City police capture the public’s attention and raise troubling questions regarding the limits of legitimate police authority in a democratic society. Are such events isolated occurrences in particular police departments or extreme examples of a m...

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New York

By: Sherwood L. Boehlert

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Public Budget Database User's Guide

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: This document describes nine data files that contain an extract of the OMB budget database. These files can be used to reproduce many of the totals published in the Budget and examine unpublished details below the levels of aggregation published in the budget. These data, however, have some limitation to their scope and usefulness. The following sections describe the sources and limitations of the data. Content, format, and coding of the data files are discussed as well.

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Interior Acts

By: Government Printing Office

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Excerpt: To establish the Thomas Cole National Historic Site in the State of New York as an affiliated area of the National Park System. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, Section 1. Short Title; Table Of Contents. (A) Short Title.-This Act may be cited as the “Thomas Cole National Historic Site Act.” (b) Table Of Contents.-The table of contents of this Act is as follows: Sec. 1. Short title; ta...

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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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