270Jul 25, 1990
Anti-Terrorism Act of 1990
The subcommittee heard testimony on a bill which would provide civil federal remedies against acts of international terrorism. This would be accomplished by adding a civil counterpart to ...
204Aug 1, 1997
Local Bankruptcy and Education
Subcommittee members heard testimony concerning the impact of local government bankruptcy on education funding. The testimony concerned federal laws that exempt busineses who have declared ...
150Sep 29, 1997
FBI Crime Lab
Subcommittee members heard testimony from current and former FBI officials on operations of the FBI Crime Lab since an April report revealed numerous problems in the lab and in its staff. Crime ...
56Dec 5, 1995
Parental Rights and Responsibilities Act
Committee members heard testimony from Rep. Largent, who sponsored similar legislation in the House, H.R. 1946, and others concerning legislation that would ensure that parents have control ...
54Apr 20, 1994
Civil Procedure Revisions
Committee members heard testimony from judges, litigants and court specialists concerning court secrecy that is used to conceal important health and safety information from the public,
41Jun 21, 1988
Hate Crimes: Ethnic, Religious & Racial Prejudice
39Nov 3, 1997
Telephone Slamming Prevention
Subcommittee members heard testimony concerning laws to prevent the practice of telephone slamming, which is the unauthorized change of a consumer’s phone carrier. Representatives from ...
29Nov 19, 1997
Subcommittee members heard testimony from several judges from the first and third circuits, which cover New England, and legal scholars on the current levels of funding and staff in for the federal ...
24Jun 9, 1997
Subcommittee members heard testimony from several judges from the fifth and eleventh circuits and legal scholars on the current levels of funding and staffing for the federal court system. The ...