Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development and Independent Agencies Appropriations for Fiscal Year 1999: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 4194/S. 2168 ....

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Page 285 - spouse" refers to a widow or widower of an eligible member, including the widow or widower of a member of the Armed Forces who was lost or buried at sea or officially determined to be permanently absent in a status of missing or missing in action.
Page 481 - ... i) The development and implementation of educational and public awareness programmes on climate change and its effects; ii) Public access to information on climate change and its effects; iii) Public participation in addressing climate change and its effects and developing adequate responses; and iv) Training of scientific, technical and managerial personnel.
Page 576 - The Government should accept new responsibilities for promoting the flow of new scientific knowledge and the development of scientific talent in our youth. These responsibilities are the proper concern of the Government, for they vitally affect our health, our jobs, and our national security.
Page 186 - I mentioned earlier, the Administration is requesting authorization of a new smoking-cessation program for any honorably discharged veteran who began smoking in the military. The program would be delivered by private providers on a per capita basis. Any veterans who began smoking in the military would be eligible for this new program, to the extent resources are available.
Page 576 - Science offers a largely unexplored hinterland for the pioneer who has the tools for his task. The rewards of such exploration both for the Nation and the individual are great. Scientific progress is one essential key to our security as a nation, to our better health, to more jobs, to a higher standard of living, and to our cultural progress.
Page 48 - Consequence management" refers to measures to protect public health and safety, restore essential government services, and provide emergency relief to governments, businesses, and individuals affected by the consequences of terrorism...
Page 496 - Finding of Significant Contribution and Rulemaking for Certain States in the Ozone Transport Assessment Group Region for Purposes of Reducing Regional Transport of Ozone; Proposed Rule, 40 CFR Part 52, Federal Register, November 7.
Page 285 - Any former prisoner of war who, while a prisoner of war, served honorably in the active military, naval, or air service, whose last period of active military, naval, or air service terminated honorably and who died on or after November 30, 1993. (1) The term "former prisoner of war...
Page 435 - Program (EQIP) provides in a single, voluntary program flexible technical, financial, and educational assistance to farmers and ranchers who face serious threats to soil, water, and related natural resources on agricultural land and other land, including grazing lands, wetlands, forest land, and wildlife habitat.
Page 308 - An additional set-aside, involving 0.15 percent of NASA's total extramural R&D spending, applies to the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program. The NASA SBIR program has clearly contributed to the US economy, fostering the establishment and growth of over 1,100 small, high technology businesses. CONCLUSION Mr. Chairman, I am enthusiastic and pleased with the budget I am presenting to the Committee. It gives us the stability to: continue vital safety investments in our Space Shuttles, start...

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