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Author: Amy Pincolini-Ford
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: update, legislative, violence, family
Number of Pages: 101
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 143792185X
ISBN-13: 9781437921854

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. Contains a state-by-state review of 2008 legislative action addressing the problems of domestic violence and the needs of its victims and their children. Each state entry includes information on legislative sessions and actions including criminal penalties and procedures, civil orders for protection, prevention and treatment, family and children, and other related legislation. Includes charts of legislative trends and legislative activity in 2008, and information on state domestic violence coalitions and state legislative contact
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Author: N. Russell
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: belt, laws, safety, primary, history, recent, legislative
Number of Pages: 77
Published: 1999-02-01
ISBN-10: 0788188577
ISBN-13: 9780788188572

Summarizes the strategies that supported or opposed new legislative provisions & the barriers encountered in modifying safety belt laws prior to Dec. 1997. Develops legislative analyses of 6 jurisdictions that upgraded their secondary safety belt laws to primary standard ones: California, Louisiana, Georgia, D.C., Maryland & Oklahoma. Conclusions: important to clarify the overall legislative objective, identifying barriers not directly related to overt opposition, implement a variety of useful legislative techniques, identify opportunities for organizations/individuals to play effective roles,
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Author: Ida A. Brudnick
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: funds, revolving, branch, legislative
Number of Pages: 34
Published: 2010-04
ISBN-10: 1437926592
ISBN-13: 9781437926590

Legislative branch revolving funds support the '真business-type activities'真 of the House, Senate, and legislative branch agencies. The legislative branch currently has 26 revolving funds, including 7 funds for the House of Rep., 9 for the Senate, 5 for the Architect of the Capitol, 4 for the Library of Congress, and one for the Gov'真t. Printing Office (GPO). As of the close of FY 2008, the funds range in size from $10,000 for the Senate Computer Center Fund to $216.5 million for the GPO revolving fund. In contrast, the legislative branch appropriation for FY 2010 was $4.65 billion. This
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Author: Louis W. McHardy
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: update, legislative, violence, family
Number of Pages: 97
Published: 1999-04
ISBN-10: 0788143662
ISBN-13: 9780788143663

Contains a state-by-state review of 1996 legislative action addressing the problems of domestic violence & the needs of its victims & their children. Each state entry includes information on legislative sessions & actions including criminal penalties & procedures, civil orders for protection, prevention & treatment, family & children, & other related legislation. Includes information on state domestic violence coalitions & state legislative contacts.
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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: legislative, guide, congress, 104th, adult, education, literacy
Number of Pages: 51
Published: 1995-10
ISBN-10: 0788124811
ISBN-13: 9780788124815

Explains how recent political changes influence the literacy & adult education fields. Discusses the Adult Education Act (AEA), how the legislative processes work, & how the average citizen can participate in those processes. Appendix contains the complete Adult Education Act. Chapters cover the traditional reauthorization process, exceptions to that rule, a history of the adult education act, resources for literacy policy, & a legislative outlook for the 104th congress.
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Author: Edward F. Willett
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: made, laws
Number of Pages: 78
Published: 1995-09
ISBN-10: 0788121227
ISBN-13: 9780788121227

Provides a readable and nontechnical outline of the background and the numerous steps of our Federal lawmaking process from the origin of an idea for a legislative proposal through its publication as a statute. Enables citizens to gain a greater understanding of the Federal legislative process. Contains a list of government publications and 16 figures.
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Author: Terrell G. Dorn
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: reducing, greenhouse, gas, emissions, strategy, key, branch, energy, audits, legislative
Number of Pages: 60
Published: 2007-08
ISBN-10: 1422317269
ISBN-13: 9781422317266

Because of concerns about changes in Earth¿s climate due to greenhouse gas emissions & the potential economic & environmental consequences of these changes, this report: (1) inventoried greenhouse gas emissions generated by legislative branch operations in FY 2006, as well as identified trends in emissions starting from a base year of the average annual amount emitted in FY 1998 through 2001; & (2) identified a strategy for reducing emissions. To perform this work, the author followed the Greenhouse Gas Protocol & additional guidance from the Environmental Protection Agency, using data provid
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