New items – May 2009

Abortion

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  The Consequences of Roe v. Wade and DOE v. Bolten.  Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 109-1039 

Animal Cruelty

House Committee on the Judiciary.  Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act of 2008, and the Animal Cruelty Statistics Act of 2008.  Y 4.J 89/1:110-201

Automobile Industry

House Committee on Financial Services.  Stabilizing the Financial Condition of the American Automobile Industry.  Y 4.F 49/20:110-146 

House Committee on Financial Services.  Review of Industry Plans to Stabilize the Financial Condition of the American Automobile Industry.  Y 4.F 49/20:110-147

Aviation Industry

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.  Runway Safety.
Y 4.T 68/2:110-99 

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.  Aviation Delays and Consumer Issues.  Y 4.T 68/2:110-111

Citizenship

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.  Expanding ESL, Civics, and Citizenship Education in Your Community: A Start-Up Guide.  HS 1.8:C 49 

Civil Rights

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  The 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1957 and Its Continuing Importance.  Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 110-746 

Consumer Protection

House Committee on the Judiciary.  Protecting Americans from Unsafe Foreign Products Act.  Y 4.J 89/1:110-176

Criminal Justice

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  Habeas Corpus Proceedngs and Issues of Actual Innocence.  Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 109-1038

Debate (National High School Topic)

United States Senate.  Resolved: The United States Federal Government Should Substantially Increase Alternative Energy Incentives in the United States.  National Debate Topic for High Schools, 2008-2009.  Senate Document 110-18.
Y 1.1/3:110-18

Disaster Preparedness

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  Major Disaster Recovery: Assessing FEMA’s Performance Since Katrina.
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 110-704

House Committee on Homeland Security.  Ensuring Operability During Catastrophic Events.   Y 4.H 75:100-49

Economic Crisis (2008-2009)

House Committee on the Budget.  A Weakened Economy: How to respond?
Y 4.B 85/3:110-39 

House Committee on Education and Labor.  The Impact of the Financial Crisis on Workers’ Retirement Security.  Y 4.ED 8/1:110-113

House Committee on the Judiciary.  Protecting Employees and Retirees in Busness Bankruptcies Act of 2007  Y 4.J 89/1:110-181

House Committee on Small Business.  The State of the Small Business Economy and Identifying Policies to Promote Economic Recovery.  Y 4.SM 1:111-001

Education

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.  NCLB Reauthorization: Modernizing Middle and High Schools for the 21st Century.  Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 110-702

Energy

Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.  Transforming Forest Waste to Biofuels and the Renewable Fuels Standard.  Y 4.AG 8/3:S.HRG. 110-700

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Current Energy Security Challenges.  Y 4.EN 2:S.HRG. 111-2

House Committee on Small Business.  Full Committee Hearing on the Impact of Renewable Energy Production in Rural America.  Y 4.SM 1:110-19

Environment

United States Marine Corps.  Commander’s Guide to Environmental Management.
D 214.9/2:EN 8/2 

Environmental Protection Agency.  The Power of Partnerships: The Collaborative Problem-Solving Model at Work in Spartanburg, South Carolina.  (DVD)
EP 1.104:P 25

Environmental Protection Agency.  Revitalizing Mothballed Properties.
EP 10.2:M 85 

National Park Service.  National Park Service Science in the 21st Century.
I 29.2:SCI 2/2 

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  Carbon Sequestration: Risks, Opportunities, and Protection of Drinking Water.  Y 4.C 73/8:110-141 

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  EPA’s New Ozone Standards.
Y 4.G 74/7:110-117 

House Committee on Science and Technology.  The Federal Ocean Acidification Research and Monitoring Act: H.R. 4174.  Y 4.SCI 2:110-106

House Committee on Science and Technology.  Harmful Algal Blooms: The Challenges on the Nation’s Coastlines.  Y 4.SCI 2:110-113

Family

Office of National Drug Control Policy.  The Teen Years: A Road Map for Parents.
(CD-ROM)  PrEx 26.11:T 22/2/CD 

Film Preservation

House Committee on House Administration.  Markup of H.R. 5803; H.R. 5893, Library of Congress Sound Recording and Film Preservation Programs Reauthorization Act of 2008; and H.R. 5972, U.S. Capitol Police Administrative Technical Corrections Act of 2008.   Y 4.H 81/3:L 61/7

Financial Services Industry

Congressioanl Oversight Panel on Regulatory Reform.  Modernizing the American Financial Regulatory System: Recommendations for Improving Oversight, Protecting Consumers, and Ensuring Stability.  Y 3.2:F 49/IM 7 

House Committee on Financial Services.  Regulatory Restructuring and Reform of the Financial System.  Y 4.F 49/20:110-143 

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  Policing Lenders and Protecting Homeowners: Is Misconduct in Bankruptcy Fueling the Foreclosure Crisis?  Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 110-594

Food

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  Responding to the Global Food Crisis.
Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 110-717

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  Global Food Insecurity: Perspectives from the Field.  Y 4.F 76/2:S.PRT. 111-10

Freedom of the Press

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  Reporters’ Priviledge Legislation: An Additional Investigation of Issues and Implications.  Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 109-1040 

Government-Executive Power

House Committee on the Judiciary.  Executive Power and Its Constitutional Limitations.  Y 4.J 89/1:110-200

Health Care and Health Policy

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admiistration.  Partners in Recovery: Creating Successful Practitioner-Consumer Alliances. (Video-VHS).
HE 20.427/7:R 24/VHS 

Senate Special Committee on Aging.  Seniors’ at Risk: Improving Medicare for Our Most Vulnerable.  Y 4.AG 4:S.HRG. 110-729

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.  Federal Response to the Alzheimer’s Epidemic. Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 110-722

House Committee on Small Business.  Full Committee Hearing on Health Care Reform in a Struggling Economy: What’s on the Horizon for Small Business?
Y 4.SM 1:111-003

House Committee on Ways and Means.  Prescription Psychotropic Drug use Among Children in Foster Care.  Y 4.W 36:110-83

Immigration and Emigration

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  Comprehensive Immigration Reform,
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 109-1031

Intellectual Property

Federal Judicial Center.  Anatomy of a Patent Case.  Ju 13.2:P 27/2 

House Committee on the Judiciary.  Fair Copyright in Research Works Act.
Y 4.J 89/1:110-204 

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  Protecting Copyright and Innovation in a Post-Grokster World.  Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 109-1041

International Relations

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  Russia’s Aggression Against Georgia: Consequences and Responses.  Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 110-707

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  Agreement for Peaceful Nuclear Cooperation with India.  Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 110-710

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  U.N. Peacekeeping: Opportunities and Challenges.  Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 110-734

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  Changing Cuba Policy-In the United States National Interests.  Y 4.F 76/2:S.PRT. 111-5

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  U.S. Public Diplomacy-Time to Get Back in the Game.  Y 4.F 76/2:S.PRT. 111-6

Iraq

U.S. Department of State. Hard Lessons: The Iraq Reconstruction Experience
S 1.154/2:H 21

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  Iraq after the Surge
Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 110-757

Military Affairs

Department of Defense.  The Illustrated History of American Military Commissaries.
Volume 1 – 1775-1988; Volume 2 – 1989-  D 1.2:C 73/17/v. 1-2

United States Army.  U.S. Army Casework Guide-111th Congress.  D 101.6/5:C 26

Office of the Surgeon General.  A History of Dentistry in the US Army to World War II.
D 104.2:D 43/5 

Office of Surgeon General.  Medical Aspects of Chemical Warfare. (Textbooks of Military Medicine)   D 104.35:C 42

Congressional Budget Office.  Options for Deploying Missile Defenses in Europe.
Y 10.2:M 69/2

Mine Safety

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.  Current Mine Safety Disasters: Issues and Challenges.  Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 110-730

National Security

House Committee on Armed Services.  Military Commissions Act and the Continued Use of Guantanamo Bay as a Detention Facility.  Y 4.AR 5/2A:2007-2008/51

Senate Committee on Armed Services.  The Treatment of Detainees in U.S. Custody
Y 4.AR 5/3:S.HRG. 110-720

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.  Transportation Worker Indentification Cards.  Y 4.T 68/2:110-58

Nominations – Energy Secretary

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.  Chu Nomination
Y 4.EN 2:S.HRG. 111-3

Nominations – Interior Department

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.  Salazar Nomination.
Y 4.EN 2:S.HRG. 111-4 

North Korea

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  United States Development Program: A Case Study of North Korea.  Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 110-544 

Space Travel

National Aeronautics and Space Administration.  Columbia Crew Survival Investigation Report.  NAS 1.21:2008-565

Taxation

House Committee on the Judiciary.  Sales Tax Fairness and Simplification Act.
Y 4.J 89/1:110-167 

Joint Committee on Taxation.  General Explanation of the Tax Legialtion Enacted in the 110th Congress.  Y 4.T 19/4:T 19/149 

Veterans’ Affairs

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  Assessing Veterans’ Charities.
Y 4. 74/7:110-68 

House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.  Women, Rural, and Special Needs Veterans
Y 4.V 64/3:110-84

House Committee on Veteran’s Affairs.  Human Resources Challenges with the Veterans Health Administration.  Y 4.V 64/3:110-88

House Committee on Veteran’s Affairs.  Why Does the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Continue to Give a Suicide-Inducing Drug to Veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder?  Y 4.V 64/3:110-96 

House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.  Media Outreach to Veterans.  Y 4.V 64/3:110-98

Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs.  Hearing on Review of Veterans’ Disability Compensation: Undue Delay in Claims Processing.  Y 4.V 64/3:S.HRG. 110-732

Voting

House Committee on House Administration.  Hearing on Military and Overseas Voting: Problems and progress in Ensuring the Vote.  Y 4.H 81/3:V 94/27

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