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The World Public Library Federal Depository Library Collection contains the following sub-collections: House Ways and Means Committee Prints 108-6, 2004 Green Book, House Ways and Means Committee Prints Browse 108th Congress eDocument Collection. All files are included in the WeL eBook search engine.

 
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Customer Service, Technology Highlight Gpo Forum

By: Veronica Meter

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Excerpts: Washington, DC. The U.S. Government Printing Office is providing a group of top agency executives with in-depth knowledge of several GPO business areas -- from customer services to technology to information dissemination -- to drive the half-day Government Printing Forum at Xplor?s global electronic document systems conference. WHO: Keynote: Bill Turri, Deputy Public Printer and COO 1:30 p.m. Panel 1: Today?s Government Printing Office 2:45 p.m. Moderator: Jim ...

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Rules for the Committee on Financial Services

By: James A. Leach

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Excerpts: (a) The rules of the House are the rules of the Committee on Financial Services (hereinafter in these rules referred to as the ??Committee??) and its subcommittees so far as applicable, except that a motion to recess from day to day, and a motion to dispense with the first reading (in full) of a bill or resolution, if printed copies are available, are privileged motions in the Committee and shall be considered without debate. A proposed investigative or oversig...

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Committee on Energy and Commerce Oversight Plan U. S. House of Rep...

By: W. J. ?Billy? Tauzin

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Excerpts: Rule X, clause 2(d) of the Rules of the House requires each standing Committee to adopt an oversight plan for the two-year period of the Congress and to submit the plan to the Committees on Government Reform and House Administration not later than February 15 of the first session of the Congress. This is the oversight plan of the Committee on Energy and Commerce for the 108th Congress. It includes the areas in which the Committee expects to conduct oversight du...

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Missing Page

By: Federal Depository Library

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Part 2. Testing Standards and Definition of Terms

By: Federal Depository Library

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General Information: The methods given in this Part of the Standards are required to be used in measuring the characteristics of papers that are specified in Part 1, Specifications. Alphanumeric citations of methods refer to the methods of the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry, unless otherwise indicated. Testing laboratories are advised to provide themselves with current editions of all methods. Sources of other methods are given in the text. Paper su...

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Testing Standards and Definition of Terms

By: Federal Depository Library

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General Information: The methods given in this Part of the Standards are required to be used in measuring the characteristics of papers that are specified in Part 1, Specifications. Alphanumeric citations of methods refer to the methods of the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry, unless otherwise indicated. Testing laboratories are advised to provide themselves with current editions of all methods. Sources of other methods are given in the text. Paper su...

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Testing Standards and Definition of Terms

By: Federal Depository Library

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General Information: The methods given in this Part of the Standards are required to be used in measuring the characteristics of papers that are specified in Part 1, Specifications. Alphanumeric citations of methods refer to the methods of the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry, unless otherwise indicated. Testing laboratories are advised to provide themselves with current editions of all methods. Sources of other methods are given in the text. Paper su...

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Testing Standards and Definition of Terms

By: Federal Depository Library

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Excerpts: December 31, 1998. If paper containing 30 percent postconsumer material is not reasonably available, does not meet reasonable performance requirements, or is only available at an unreasonable price, then the agency shall purchase paper containing no less than 20 percent postconsumer material. The Steering Committee, in consultation with the AEEs, may revise these levels if necessary. (b) As an alternative to meeting the standards in sections 505(a), for all pri...

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Standard Samples

By: Federal Depository Library

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Excerpts: General appearance: Government standard samples referenced in this publication may be obtained from (1) Chief, Paper and Materials Control Section, Production Planning Division, Stop POL, (2) Chief, Paper and Physical Testing Division, Stop QC, or (3) the Contracting Officer, at the Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20401. Samples are available for most specifications and colors. Requests for samples should include the paper grade identification code, ...

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Drawingswatermarks

By: Federal Depository Library

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Excerpts: Watermark. Two basic Government watermarks have been established. The Group I watermarks consist simply of the ??eagle?? and a ??star?? for each 25 percent of cotton/linen fiber specified for the paper. The Group II watermarks have the word ??recycled?? in the design. The paper stock must have a postconsumer (PC) fiber content, whether it is a PC wood fiber or PC recovered (cotton/linen) fiber. Note recovered material (cotton/linen) is not a PC recovered fiber.

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Acceptance Criteria

By: Federal Depository Library

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Introduction: The following acceptance criteria shall be employed to evaluate the paper?s conformance to specification. Paper that does not meet all specification values shall be accepted with no discount providing that the minimum acceptable Product Quality Index (PQI) of 70 is met. The PQI for a specific paper is determined by assigning demerits to each deficient quality characteristic based on test results. The demerits assigned will vary with the category of deficien...

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Antecedents : Legislative Finance Committees in Great Britain and ...

By: Federal Depository Library

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Excerpts: The control over public finance lay at the very heart of the development of representative government in the Anglo-American tradition. In the 17th and 18th centuries, the elected representatives of the people in both Parliament and the American colonial legislatures sought to limit the autocratic power of the Crown or its representatives to levy taxes without their prior consent. The Constitution of the United States in 1787, moreover, institutionalized this co...

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Origins : The House Committee of Ways and Means

By: Thomas Fitzsimons

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Excerpts: The United States in 1789 was an infant republic faced with economic troubles at home and challenges from abroad. With a population of less than four million in 13 quarrelsome states, the nation faced an uncertain future. Two states, North Carolina and Rhode Island, had not even ratified the Constitution when the First Congress convened and George Washington was inaugurated as President. Several of the states, as well as the national government, had heavy unpai...

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The Jeffersonian Republican - Committee

By: John Randolph

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Excerpts: The development of the Committee of Ways and Means accelerated during the period of Jeffersonian Republican ascendancy as issues, events, and personalities thrust the committee to the forefront of legislative procedure in the House. Although this period has been named after the President and leader of the majority party, Congress became more independent of presidential leadership, especially after Jefferson left office in 1809. The development of legislative pr...

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Notice of Quality Defects

By: Federal Depository Library

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Excerpts: Additional samples may be requested to further aid in our inspection. For multiple destinations, a random sample of destinations is selected, and a random sample of items is selected at each sample destination. Each item in a lot must have the same probability of being selected in the sampling. If copies were pulled randomly by the agency, from which destination(s) were they selected and how many copies from each?

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Appropriations, Banking, And the Tariff

By: Gulian C. Verplanck

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Excerpts: Andrew Jackson?s election to the Presidency marked the culmination A of a period of social, economic, and political change that began with the American Revolution and intensified after the War of 1812. One of the most significant of these changes was the introduction of democratic reforms in order to broaden the political base, such as the extension of the vote to all adult white males. The Virginia dynasty ended with the presidential election of 1824. From the...

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Financing the Civil War

By: John Wood

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Excerpts: The circumstances under which the Committee of Ways and T Means operated during the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth Congresses (1861-1865) were quite different from those existing in the 1850s, when sectional tensions had impeded the legislative process. All business, from the election of the Speaker of the House to the passage of minor appropriations bills, had been bogged down at various times by seemingly endless quarrels between various congressional facti...

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The Gilded Age Committee

By: Justin S. Morrill

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Excerpts: The image of the United States in the postwar period has been T taken from the title of an 1873 novel by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner, The Gilded Age, in which the authors satirized the nation as a land of corruption and materialism. Accurate or not, the label has stuck. The period has become one characterized by dishonest lobbyists, weak or corrupt Presidents, and a Congress dominated by crass politicians for sale to the highest bidder. Congressman Jam...

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Reform and Revenue

By: William Mckinley

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Excerpts: The period from 1890 to 1915 was an era in our nation?s history in which reformers attacked privilege and autocracy. This reform impulse was first manifested against the existence of trusts and high tariffs in the business community, and later burgeoned into a comprehensive reform movement known as Progressivism. Changes were also wrought in Congress when a group of representatives rebelled against the Speaker?s rigid control over the legislative process that h...

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From the New Deal to the Cold War

By: Robert L. Doughton

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Excerpts: The New Deal marked the beginning of the modern federal government, and it refocused attention upon the Presidency due to Franklin D. Roosevelt?s charisma and energy. The executive branch increased in size and complexity as the President centralized decision-making. For example, the Bureau of the Budget was placed more firmly under presidential control by its transfer from the Treasury Department to the Executive Office of the President. The entire federal bure...

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