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Committee backs technology partnerships for U.S. labs

May 17, 2001 The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee approved without debate Wednesday a bill designed to improve technology within the Energy Department's laboratories by setting up partnerships with private research groups.Among other things, the bill (S-517) would authorize a $10 million pilot program to improve the ability of the National Laboratories...

Panel votes to give inspectors general police powers

September 29, 2000 Some federal officials whose job is to uncover corruption and waste would get permanent police powers with authority to carry guns, make arrests and issue warrants under a bill approved Wednesday by the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee. The bill would make permanent police powers that have been granted on a...

Overpayments bill clears Senate panel

September 29, 2000 A bill to require special recovery audits in an attempt to return to the government billions of dollars that were overpaid to contractors and others won approval Wednesday in the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee. The bill (S. 3030) would require annual audits if payments by agencies exceeded $500 million a...

Panel votes for alternative dispute resolution

June 21, 2000 A House Judiciary subcommittee approved legislation Tuesday designed to speed resolution of disputes in federal government workplaces. The legislation (H.R. 3312) introduced by Rep. George Gekas, R-Pa., was approved on a voice vote by the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law chaired by Gekas. The proposal, which has...

House panel tells agencies to obey courts

June 21, 2000 A House Judiciary subcommittee said Tuesday that federal agencies are not above the law and must start obeying legal precedents in civil matters. The subcommittee did this in approving, by voice vote, legislation (H.R. 1924) and clearing it for full committee action. Called the Federal Agency Compliance Act, the bill...

Senate panel OKs more generous Labor-HHS bill than House

May 11, 2000 With deft footwork, a Senate subcommittee Wednesday cleared a major money bill for health and human services that was designed to please all parties-a feat its chairman likened to running through a hurricane and avoiding raindrops. The Senate Appropriations Labor, Health and Human Services, Education Subcommittee approved the measure on...

Conservatives seek to limit executive orders

January 5, 2000 President Clinton's broad use of executive orders on a range of issues is prompting a move by some conservatives in Congress to curb the next President's ability to sidestep Capitol Hill. It's a familiar complaint by lawmakers, who jealously guard their legislative turf: They gripe that Presidents who excessively issue...

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