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Vii. Casing Joint Design

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Excerpts: The fact that the aft field joint of the right-hand Solid Rocket Booster failed at the 300 degree location is overwhelmingly supported by the evidence. Retrieval of two large pieces of the joint clearly shows that they were destroyed by the heat and velocity of the gas flame emanating from the right-hand booster. Additional supporting evidence was found by reviewing the telemetry data and the photographs taken during launch and flight.' For the purpose of redes...

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Investigation of the Challenger Accident (Volume 2)

By: Robert C. Ketcham

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Excerpts: The committee met, pursuant to recess, at 9:35 a.m., in room 2318, Rayburn House Office Building, Hon. Robert A. Roe (acting chairman of the committee), presiding. Mr. ROE. The committee will come to order. Today we continue our series of hearings relative to the Rogers Commission report on the Challenger accident. We have heard from numerous organizations and people from NASA and other parties that have a measure of involvement in the Shuttle Program. We are n...

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Investigation of the Challenger Accident (Volume 2)

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Excerpts: The committee met, pursuant to recess, at 9:35 a.m., in room 2318, Rayburn House Office Building, Hon. Robert A. Roe (acting chairman of the committee), presiding. Mr. ROE. The committee will come to order. Today we continue our series of hearings relative to the Rogers Commission report on the Challenger accident. We have heard from numerous organizations and people from NASA and other parties that have a measure of involvement in the Shuttle Program. We are n...

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Space Shuttle Oversight

By: Daniel K. Inouye

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Excerpts: Senator RIEGLE. The committee will come to order. This is the first hearing in the 100th Congress of the Subcommittee on Science, Technology, end Space, and we start on a day with adverse weather conditions here in Washington, and other committees meeting at the same time, so members will be arriving as we go along, but I thought we ought to start on time. I particularly want to welcome to our subcommittee the new members who will be serving. The subcommittee h...

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Nasas Response to the Committees Investigation of the Challenger A...

By: David E. Skaggs

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Excerpts: The committee met, pursuant to notice, at 10:36 a.m., in room 2318, Rayburn House Office Building, the Honorable Robert A. Roe (chairman of the committee) presiding. Staff Present: Mr. Robert C. Ketchum, General Counsel. Mr. ROE. The hearing will come to order, and we want to extend our greetings, ladies and gentlemen, today as we examine the National Aeronautics and Space Administration?s response to the recommendations contained in this committee?s report on ...

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Committee on Ways and Means U. S. House of Representatives

By: Eric Cantor

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Excerpts: This manual has been prepared to assist Members of the Committee on Ways and Means, its staff, and the public. It presents in two parts various rules that affect the organization and procedures of the Committee on Ways and Means. Part I contains rules adopted by the Committee for the 108th Congress. Part II contains selected Rules of the House of Representatives, which are also a part of the rules of the Committee, affecting all standing committees of the House.

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Trade Mission to Sub - Saharan Africa

By: Philip M. Crane

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Excerpts: Expanded trade through AGOA has done more to improve fundamental economic conditions within Africa than aid. Many jobs have been created, allowing employees to support themselves and their families. -- AGOA has been successful, particularly in the apparel sector. U.S. imports under AGOA approach close to half of the value of all U.S. imports from the region. -- AGOA has been positively received and most countries have sought to take advantage of the opportuniti...

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Open Forum on Human Rights and the Rule of Law in China

By: Jim Davis

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Excerpts: The open forum was convened, pursuant to notice, at 2 p.m., in room 2200, Rayburn House Office Building, John Foarde [staff director] presiding. Also present: Steve Marshall, senior advisor; and Lary Brown, specialist on labor issues. Mr. FOARDE. Welcome, everyone, this afternoon to the Congressional- Executive Commission on China?s open forum. The open forum is a format of our biweekly issues roundtables that we have been holding for just about a year now. It ...

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Overview and Compilation of U.S. Trade Statutes

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Excerpts: In 1987, the Committee first published a resource document entitled ?Overview: and Compilation of U.S. Trade Statutes? for use by Committee Members and interested parties in the international trade community. This document was unique in that it contained not only an overview of U.S. trade statutes, but also an up-to-date statutory text of such laws, integrating numerous separate acts of Congress into a single statutory compilation. This document was so well rec...

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Voices of the Small Handful : 1989 Student Movement Leaders Assess...

By: David Wu

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Excerpts: The roundtable was convened, pursuant to notice, at 2:30 p.m., in room 2200, Rayburn House Office building, John Foarde [staff director] presiding. Also present: David Dorman, deputy staff director of the Commission; Karin Finkler, office of Representative Joe Pitts; Susan Weld, general counsel; Andrea Worden, senior counsel; and Keith Hand, senior counsel. Mr. FOARDE. Good afternoon. Today, our Commission joins the many people around the world who commemorate ...

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Compilation of the Social Security Laws

By: Philip M. Crane

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Excerpts: The Social Security Board was responsible for administration of the original Social Security Act except for parts 1, 2, 3, and 5 of Title V (which were administered by the Children?s Bureau, then in the Department of Labor); part 4 of Title V which increased the appropriations authorized for carrying out the Act of June 2, 1920 and Title VI which authorized grants to the States for public health work. The Social Security Board was transferred to the Federal Sec...

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Compilation of the Social Security Laws

By: E. Clay Shaw Jr.

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Excerpts: The Social Security Board was responsible for administration of the original Social Security Act except for parts 1, 2, 3, and 5 of Title V (which were administered by the Children?s Bureau, then in the Department of Labor); part 4 of Title V which increased the appropriations authorized for carrying out the Act of June 2, 1920 and Title VI which authorized grants to the States for public health work. The Social Security Board was transferred to the Federal Sec...

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The Future of Human Space Flight

By: Lamar S. Smith

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Excerpts: What is the U.S. likely to gain by the proposed options for human space flight and why could such gains not be obtained in other ways? -- What is a rough estimate of the costs of pursuing any of the proposed options? What is the approximate amount of time that it would take to achieve the goals of the proposed options? -- What are the technical hurdles that must be overcome in pursuing the options and the steps that must be taken to overcome those hurdles? (i.e...

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Nasas Organizational and Management Challenges in the Wake of the ...

By: Lamar S. Smith

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Excerpts: On Wednesday, October 29, 2003 at 10:00 a.m., the House Committee on Science will hold a hearing to address the organizational and management issues confronting the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in the aftermath of the Space Shuttle Columbia accident. According to the Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB), NASA?s ??organizational culture and structure?? had as much to do with the Columbia?s demise as the physical causes of the acci...

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Report on Trade Mission to the Wto Ministerial Meeting in Cancun

By: J.D. Hayworth

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Excerpts: From September 10 through 13, 2003, a delegation of the House Ways and Means Committee visited Cancun, Mexico, to conduct a fact-finding mission. The primary purpose of the trip was to participate in the Ministerial Meeting of the World Trade Organization (WTO), to oversee U.S. trade officials during negotiations, to explore issues related to international trade, and to discuss trade positions with WTO delegates from other countries. The Congressional delegatio...

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H. R. 3654 : The Technical Corrections Act of 2003

By: J.D. Hayworth

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Excerpts: Each statement presented for printing to the Committee by a witness, any written statement or exhibit submitted for the printed record or any written comments in response to a request for written comments must conform to the guidelines listed below. Any statement or exhibit not in compliance with these guidelines will not be printed, but will be maintained in the Committee files for review and use by the Committee. 1. Due to the change in House mail policy, all...

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Legislation to Streamline the Student Aid Approval Process

By: Philip M. Crane

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Excerpts: The U.S. Department of Education and its contractors process more than 13 million applications for over $50 billion in student aid every year. The Department of Education has estimated, based on a study that matched Education data and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) data, that it overpaid $602 million in Pell Grants during fiscal years 2001 and 2002 because of its inability to compare tax-related information provided by students with information on file with the...

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Description of Revenue Provisions Contained in the President's Fis...

By: George K. Yin

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Introduction: This document, prepared by the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation, provides a description and analysis of the revenue provisions modifying the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (the Code) that are contained in the President's fiscal year 2005 budget proposal, as submitted to the Congress on February 2,2004. The document generally follows the order of the proposals as included in the Department of the Treasury's explanation of the President's budget propos...

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H. R. 4030, Congressional Medal for Outstanding Contributions in M...

By: J. Randy Forbes

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Excerpts: On Tuesday, March 30, 2004, the Research Subcommittee of the Committee on Science of the House of Representatives will hold a hearing to examine the benefits of business involvement in math and science education and to consider H.R. 4030, legislation to establish the ??Congressional Medal for Outstanding Contributions in Math and Science Education?? program. The legislation seeks to recognize private entities for their outstanding contributions to K?12 science,...

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