Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations for 1999: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, Second Session, Part 5

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1998 - Courts
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Page 272 - Partnership with a network of local centers offering technical and business assistance to smaller manufacturers, • a highly visible organizational improvement program associated with the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. From 1991 to 1993, Mr. Kammer was Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere in NOAA. In that position, he served as NOAA's Chief Operating Officer and was responsible for overseeing the technical projects of this $2 billion agency which has a staff of...
Page 272 - NIST is to promote US economic growth by working with industry to develop and apply technology, measurements, and standards. This mission is accomplished through four major programs: • Measurements and Standards Laboratories focused on "infrastructural technologies...
Page 273 - Materials, a major international society for the development of voluntary standards for materials, products, systems, and services. His awards include both the Gold and Silver Medals of the Department of Commerce, the William A. Jump Award for Exceptional Achievement in Public Administration, the Federal Government Meritorious Executive Award, and the Roger W. Jones Award for Executive Leadership. Mr. Kammer received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Maryland in 1969.
Page 340 - public official" is broadly construed and includes regular and special Government employees as well as all other Government officials; and (ii) 18 USC 209, which prohibits an employee, other than a special Government employee, from receiving any salary or any contribution to or supplementation of salary from any source other than the United States as compensation for services as a Government employee. The statute contains several specific exceptions to this general prohibition, including an exception...
Page 340 - Relevant statutes applicable to all employees include: (i) 18 USC 201(b), which prohibits a public official from seeking, accepting, or agreeing to receive or accept anything of value in return for being influenced in the performance of an official act or for being induced to take or omit to take any action in violation of his official duty. As used in 18 USC 201(b), the term "public official...
Page 498 - It is fruitless to continue trying to count every last person with traditional census methods of physical enumeration. Simply providing additional funds to enable the Census Bureau to carry out the 2000 Census using traditional methods, as it has in previous censuses, will not lead to improved coverage or data quality.
Page 383 - It is a pleasure to appear before you to present the fiscal year 1978 budget request for the Other procurement, Navy appropriation.
Page 373 - State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Dear Mr.
Page 588 - X il million to address issues related to the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Initiative. The South Florida Initiative is an integrated effort among Federal, tribal, State and non-governmental partners to halt the degradation and restore the function of the South Florida ecosystem.
Page 272 - US Senate, he took office on November 12. An agency of the US Commerce Department's ^Technology Administration, NIST promotes US economic growth by working with industry to ^develop and apply technology, measurements, and standards. As NIST Director, Mr. Kammer "~ oversees a staff of approximately 3,300 and a budget of about $700 million. More than half of the staff is composed of scientists and engineers located at the NIST campuses in Gaithersburg, Maryland, and Boulder, Colorado.

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