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    Crime Prevention Oversight

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    FBI Electronic Mail Surveillance Program

    Law enforcement officials, legal experts and industry representatives testified about a computer program called ‘Carnivore’ that would allow the FBI to intercept and collect electronic…

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    Presidential Requirement Amendment

    Committee members heard testimony on H.J.Res. 88, a proposed amendment to the Constitution that would allow a person who has been a United States citizen for 20 years to be eligible for the office of…

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    Oversight of the U.S. Marshals Service

    U.S. Marshal Service officials testified about a range of issues including outstanding warrants for fugitives, security services, Internet contraband sales, and internal finances.

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    Oil Industry Competition

    Committee members heard testimony on gasoline prices in the Midwest and possible solutions to the crisis. Witnesses included governors from Midwestern states, as well as Energy Department…

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    Federal Agencies and Airports Security Breaches

    General Accounting Office officials testified about a report detailing numerous security weaknesses at federal agencies and airports. Officials from the GAO were able to enter secure areas…

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    Amending the Americans With Disabilities Act

    Committee members heard testimony about an amendment to the Americans with Disabilities Act that would require notification of noncompliance before initiation of litigation.

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    Child Molestation Legislation

    The committee heard testimony dealing with proposed legislation to protect children from sexual and violent crimes. The panels described the crimes committed by repeat offenders and explained how bills such as…

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    Community Policing Program

    Witnesses testified regarding the effectiveness of the federal community policing programs. They focused on if the federal funding to selected local police units has reduced crime in those…

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    Independent Counsel Practices

    Witnesses testified about their experiences with independent counsel investigations, the lapse of the independent counsel statute, and the manner in which future investigations of…

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    Waco Investigation Day 10 Part 3

    Attorney General Reno testified about her role in the situation, especially her decision to use CS gas in the April 19 raid on the compound. She also testified about how much President…

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    Waco Investigation Day 10 Part 2

    Attorney General Reno testified about her role in the situation, especially her decision to use CS gas in the April 19 raid on the compound. She also testified about how much President…

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    Waco Investigation Day 10 Part 1

    First live portion begins with Mrs. Slaught questioning. ends with 45 min recess. Attorney General Reno testified about her role in the situation, especially her decision to use CS gas in…

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    Waco Investigation Day 7

    The joint subcommittees are investigating the failed February 28, 1993 Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Bureau raid on the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas in which four ATF agents…

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    Waco Investigation Day 6 Part 3

    In continuing testimony on 1993 raids on the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas, federal agents testified about the two raids on the compound and the 51-day negotiations process…

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    Waco Investigation Day 6 Part 2

    In continuing testimony on 1993 raids on the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas, federal agents testified about the two raids on the compound and the 51-day negotiations process…

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    Waco Investigation Day 6 Part 1

    The joint subcommittees are investigating the failed February 28, 1993 Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Bureau raid on the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas in which four ATF agents…

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    Texas Cult Standoff Part 2

    The subcommittee heard from the heads of the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms on the recent events near Waco, Texas. In late February 1993, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms assaulted…

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    Impact of Illegal Immigrants

    Witnesses testified about the problem of illegal immigration. The first panel of citizens talked about the costs of illegal immigration including the threats of disease, crime, and property…

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    Hate Crimes

    Witnesses testified about the need for federal legislation which provides for greater punishments for crimes motivated by hate. Several witnesses described the abuses they suffered due to…

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