12,945Jul 24, 2000
Presidential Requirement Amendment
Committee members heard testimony on H.J.Res. 88, a proposed amendment to the Constitution that would allow a person who has been a United States citizen for 20 years to be eligible for the ...
587May 27, 1999
Gun Control Legislation
Witnesses testified about the necessity for new gun control legislation. They focused on the juvenile crime bill passed in the Senate that required background checks at gun shows. They ...
115Jul 13, 2000
Oversight of the U.S. Marshals Service
U.S. Marshal Service officials testified about a range of issues including outstanding warrants for fugitives, security services, Internet contraband sales, and internal finances.
114Oct 28, 1999
Community Policing Program
Witnesses testified regarding the effectiveness of the federal community policing programs. They focused on if the federal funding to selected local police units has reduced crime in those ...
107May 18, 2000
Amending the Americans With Disabilities Act
Committee members heard testimony about an amendment to the Americans with Disabilities Act that would require notification of noncompliance before initiation of litigation.
106Jun 10, 1999
Impact of Illegal Immigrants
Witnesses testified about the problem of illegal immigration. The first panel of citizens talked about the costs of illegal immigration including the threats of disease, crime, and property ...
97Jul 24, 2000
FBI Electronic Mail Surveillance Program
Law enforcement officials, legal experts and industry representatives testified about a computer program called ‘Carnivore’ that would allow the FBI to intercept and collect electronic ...
95Aug 4, 1999
Witnesses testified about the need for federal legislation which provides for greater punishments for crimes motivated by hate. Several witnesses described the abuses they suffered due to their ...
72Mar 4, 1999
Banking Regulations and Privacy Issues
Witnesses testified about a bill which would reform Depression-era laws which established barriers between banks, securities firms and insurance companies. The bill would put merchant banking ...
64Sep 23, 1999
Independent Counsel Practices
Witnesses testified about their experiences with independent counsel investigations, the lapse of the independent counsel statute, and the manner in which future investigations of government ...
55Jul 28, 1999
Assigning Internet Domain Names
Witnesses testified about the protection of American intellectual property rights on the Internet. They discussed the role that registrars for domain names play in protecting intellectual ...
53May 11, 2000
Child Molestation Legislation
The committee heard testimony dealing with proposed legislation to protect children from
sexual and violent crimes. The panels described the crimes committed by repeat offenders
51Oct 2, 2000
Crime Prevention Oversight
49Mar 18, 1999
In the first panel, citizen witnesses talked about the problems that illegal immigration has caused in their communities, and the refusal of government agencies to intervene. They also said ...
45Jun 28, 2000
Oil Industry Competition
Committee members heard testimony on gasoline prices in the Midwest and possible solutions
to the crisis. Witnesses included governors from Midwestern states, as well as Energy
36Jul 1, 1999
Committee members heard testimony from Immigration and Naturalization Service, Labor Department, and General Accounting Office officials, as well as law enforcement specialists about the new ...
34May 12, 1999
Committee members heard testimony from law enforcement personnel and House members on the Police Training Bill. The bill would provide for a commission to study the training, recruiting, hiring ...
28Jul 1, 1999
Asbestos Compensation Part 1
Representatives heard testimony on a proposal to move injury claims from the courts to a government agency charged with resolving them.
23Jul 1, 1999
Asbestos Compensation Part 2
Committee members heard testimony on a proposal to move injury claims from the courts to a government agency charged with resolving them. 311 Edley, Middleton, Heyman panel (1:14) 427 Abeln, ...
22Jun 30, 1999
Internet and Broadband Issues
Committee members heard testimony from information industry officials about proposed legislation to regulate the Internet. The legislation would assess the impact of regulation that would ...
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