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Author: Richard J. Hillman
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: need, secondary, capital, compelling, indicates, unions, available, information, credit
Number of Pages: 56
Published: 2004-12-04
ISBN-10: 0756746027
ISBN-13: 9780756746025

Since the passage of the Credit Union Membership Access Act of 1998, many in the credit union (CU) industry have sought legislative changes to the net worth ratio central to prompt corrective action. The current debate centers on the issue of allowing federally insured CU to include additional forms of capital within the definition of net worth. In light of these issues, this report reviews: (1) the underlying concerns that have prompted the CU industry's interest in making changes to the current capital requirements; (2) the issues associated with the potential use of secondary capital in all

Author: Laurie E. Ekstrand
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: drug, measure, impact, court, programs, needed, evaluation, courts, doj, data, collection, efforts
Number of Pages: 84
Published: 2003-07-01
ISBN-10: 075672516X
ISBN-13: 9780756725167

Assesses the U.S. Dept. of Justice's (DoJ) efforts to collect data on the performance & impact of federally funded drug court programs. The main purpose of a drug court program is to use the authority of the court to reduce crime by changing defendants' substance abuse behavior. This report focuses on DoJ's: (1) Drug Courts Program Office's efforts to collect performance & outcome data from federally funded drug court programs, & (2) Nat. Institute of Justice's efforts to complete a national impact evaluation of federally funded drug court programs. Also describes the scope & methodology in de

Author: United States, Congress
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: decade, decisions, research, funded, federally
Number of Pages: 315
ISBN-10: 1428921567
ISBN-13: 9781428921566

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: centers, dod, sponsored, scope, information, funded, federally, size
Number of Pages: 54
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 0788141414
ISBN-13: 9780788141416

This report describes: funding & staff size of the Federally Funded R&D Centers (FFRDC); extent of subcontracted FFRDC work; structure of the parent organizations; missions, core competencies, & capabilities of the FFRDC's sponsors' criteria for defining core work; & sponsors' oversight mechanisms & responsibilities. Overall funding for DoD's FFRDC's increased by about 23%, from almost $1.4 billion in FY 1985 to a peak of approximately $1.7 billion in FY 1990. Since FY 1990, funding for DoD's FFRDC's has decreased by almost 26% to about $1.3 billion in FY 1995.

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: research, development, centers, funded, federally, department, defense, history
Number of Pages: 75
ISBN-10: 1428920234
ISBN-13: 9781428920231

Author: William Woods
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: research, federally, funded, centers, oversight, development, management, opportunities, exist, improve, federal
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 2009-05
ISBN-10: 1437911706
ISBN-13: 9781437911701

In 2006, the fed. govżt. spent $13 billion -- 14% of its R&D expenditures -- to enable 38 federally funded R&D centers (FFRDCs) to meet special research needs. FFRDCs -- including laboratories, studies and analyses centers, and systems engineering centers -- conduct research in military space programs, nanotechnology, microelectronics, nuclear warfare, and biodefense countermeasures, among other areas. This report identifies: (1) how fed. agencies contract with organizations operating FFRDCs; and (2) agency oversight processes used to ensure that FFRDCs are well-managed. The author reviewed d

Author: Susan Ragland
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: key, attributes, overview, entities, created, federally
Number of Pages: 67
Published: 2010-08
ISBN-10: 143792638X
ISBN-13: 9781437926385

Over the years, Congress has created or authorized the creation of numerous entities to carry out federal programs and further public purposes. Collectively, these entities receive trillions of dollars annually in funds appropriated by Congress. Given the wide variety of entity types, applicability of key broad-based requirements, and federal funding, this report: (1) identified and categorized federally created entities by type; (2) determined the extent to which the various entity types are generally subject to key broad-based statutory governance, accountability, and transparency requiremen
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