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Daily Report of CRS Documents 04/18/2014

Friday April 18, 2014

Order ID Title Pages Issue Date Author/Division
R40856 The Debate Over Selected Presidential Assistants and Advisors: Appointment, Accountability, and Congressional Oversight 62 3/31/2014 Barbara L. Schwemle and Henry B. Hogue, Analysts in American National Government; Todd B. Tatelman and Vivian S. Chu, Legislative Attorneys
R40932 Comparison of Rights in Military Commission Trials and Trials in Federal Criminal Court 30 3/21/2014 Jennifer K. Elsea, Legislative Attorney
R41057 Small Business Administration Microloan Program 23 4/2/2014 Robert Jay Dilger, Senior Specialist in American National Government
R41129 Navy Ohio Replacement (SSBN[X]) Ballistic Missile Submarine Program: Background and Issues for Congress 47 3/28/2014 Ronald O’Rourke, Specialist in Naval Affairs
R41268 Small Business Administration HUBZone Program 35 3/28/2014 Robert Jay Dilger, Senior Specialist in American National Government
R41482 Dominican Republic: Background and U.S. Relations 22 3/21/2014 Clare Ribando Seelke, Specialist in Latin American Affairs
R41909 Multiyear Procurement (MYP) and Block Buy Contracting in Defense Acquisition: Background and Issues for Congress 21 4/1/2014 Ronald O’Rourke, Specialist in Naval Affairs; Moshe Schwartz, Specialist in Defense Acquisition
R42535 Sugar Program: The Basics 12 4/1/2014 Remy Jurenas, Specialist in Agricultural Policy
R42567 Coast Guard Cutter Procurement: Background and Issues for Congress 47 3/28/2014 Ronald O’Rourke, Specialist in Naval Affairs
R42816 Lebanon: Background and U.S. Policy 26 4/4/2014 Christopher M. Blanchard, Specialist in Middle Eastern Affairs
R42918 Chemical Facility Security: Issues and Options for the 113th Congress 50 3/26/2014 Dana A. Shea, Specialist in Science and Technology Policy
R43064 The DHS S&T Directorate: Selected Issues for Congress 39 3/28/2014 Dana A. Shea, Specialist in Science and Technology Policy

Daily Report of CRS Documents 04/17/2014

Thursday April 17, 2014

Order ID Title Pages Issue Date Author/Division
R41146 Small Business Administration 7(a) Loan Guaranty Program 42 3/31/2014 Robert Jay Dilger, Senior Specialist in American National Government
R41153 Changes in the Arctic: Background and Issues for Congress 119 3/28/2014 Ronald O’Rourke, Specialist in Naval Affairs
R41184 Small Business Administration 504/CDC Loan Guaranty Program 35 4/1/2014 Robert Jay Dilger, Senior Specialist in American National Government
R41952 U.S.-Taiwan Relationship: Overview of Policy Issues 51 4/1/2014 Shirley A. Kan, Specialist in Asian Security Affairs; Wayne M. Morrison, Specialist in Asian Trade and Finance
R42432 U.S. Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production in Federal and Non-Federal Areas 13 4/10/2014 Marc Humphries, Specialist in Energy Policy
R42433 Federal Health Centers 48 4/1/2014 Specialist in Energy Policy
R42507 Cybersecurity: Authoritative Reports and Resources, by Topic 93 4/3/2014 Rita Tehan, Information Research Specialist
R43083 SBA Assistance to Small Business Startups: Client Experiences and Program Impact 26 4/3/2014 Robert Jay Dilger Senior Specialist in American National Government
R43124 Expired and Expiring Temporary Tax Provisions (“Tax Extenders”) 26 4/7/2014 Molly F. Sherlock, Specialist in Public Finance
R43155 Small Business Administration Trade and Export Promotion Programs 26 4/2/2014 Sean Lowry, Analyst in Public Finance
RL31768 The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC): An Overview 35 4/3/2014 Christine Scott, Specialist in Social Policy; Margot L. Crandall-Hollick, Analyst in Public Finance
RL32872 Community Services Block Grants (CSBG): Background and Funding 32 4/1/2014 Karen Spar, Specialist in Domestic Social Policy and Division Research Coordinator
RL33407 Russian Political, Economic, and Security Issues and U.S. Interests 90 3/31/2014 Jim Nichol, Coordinator, Specialist in Russian and Eurasian Affairs

Daily Report of CRS Documents 04/16/2014

Wednesday April 16, 2014

Order ID Title Pages Issue Date Author/Division
R40095 Foreign Assistance to North Korea 25 4/2/2014 Mark E. Manyin, Specialist in Asian Affairs; Mary Beth Nikitin, Specialist in Nonproliferation
R40428 Credit for Military Service Under Civilian Federal Employee Retirement Systems 11 3/27/2014 Katelin P. Isaacs, Analyst in Income Security
R41526 Navy Shipboard Lasers for Surface, Air, and Missile Defense: Background and Issues for Congress 57 4/1/2014 Ronald O’Rourke, Specialist in Naval Affairs
R41559 The Trend in Long-Term Unemployment and Characteristics of Workers Unemployed for Two Years or More 28 3/24/2014 Gerald Mayer, Analyst in Labor Policy
R41726 Discretionary Budget Authority by Subfunction: An Overview 36 3/28/2014 D. Andrew Austin, Analyst in Economic Policy
R41873 The Child Tax Credit: Current Law and Legislative History 17 3/24/2014 Margot L. Crandall-Hollick, Analyst in Public Finance
R41878 Sex Trafficking of Children in the United States: Overview and Issues for Congress 53 4/4/2014 Kristin M. Finklea, Analyst in Domestic Security; Adrienne L. Fernandes-Alcantara, Specialist in Social Policy; Alison Siskin, Specialist in Immigration Policy
R43179 Veterans’ Medical Care: FY2014 Appropriations 34 4/1/2014 Sidath Viranga Panangala, Specialist in Veterans Policy
R43181 The Affordable Care Act and Small Business: Economic Issues 28 4/2/2014 Sean Lowry, Analyst in Public Finance; Jane G. Gravelle, Senior Specialist in Economic Policy
R43215 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA): Resources for Frequently Asked Questions 18 4/3/2014 Angela Napili, Information Research Specialist
R43346 Implementation of Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS): Issues for Congress 20 4/2/2014 Dana A. Shea, Specialist in Science and Technology Policy
R43409 Federal Minimum Wage, Tax-Transfer Earnings Supplements, and Poverty 42 4/2/2014 Gene Falk, Specialist in Social Policy; Thomas Gabe, Specialist in Social Policy; David H. Bradley, Specialist in Labor Economics
RL33453 Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia: Political Developments and Implications for U.S. Interests 70 4/2/2014 Jim Nichol, Specialist in Russian and Eurasian Affairs
RL33460 Ukraine: Current Issues and U.S. Policy 19 4/3/2014 Steven Woehrel, Specialist in European Affairs

Daily Report of CRS Documents 04/15/2014

Tuesday April 15, 2014

Order ID Title Pages Issue Date Author/Division
98-446 Congressional Liaison Offices of Selected Federal Agencies 40 4/4/2014 Audrey Celeste Crane-Hirsch, Information Research Specialist
R43449 Recently Expired Housing Related Tax Provisions (“Tax Extenders”): In Brief 7 4/4/2014 Mark P. Keightley, Specialist in Economics
R43450 Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) and Related Non-Tariff Barriers to Agricultural Trade 60 3/31/2014 Renée Johnson, Specialist in Agricultural Policy
R43451 Reform of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Courts: A Brief Overview 18 3/31/2014 Jared P. Cole, Legislative Attorney; Andrew Nolan, Legislative Attorney
R43452 Unlawfully Present Aliens, Driver’s Licenses, and Other State-Issued ID: Select Legal Issues 27 3/28/2014 Kate M. Manuel, Legislative Attorney; Michael John Garcia, Legislative Attorney
RL33741 Navy Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Program: Background and Issues for Congress 97 4/2/2014 Ronald O’Rourke, Specialist in Naval Affairs
RL33745 Navy Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Program: Background and Issues for Congress 63 4/4/2014 Ronald O’Rourke, Specialist in Naval Affairs
RL33785 Runaway and Homeless Youth: Demographics and Programs 40 4/3/2014 Adrienne L. Fernandes-Alcantara, Specialist in Social Policy
RL34424 The Budget Control Act and Trends in Discretionary Spending 42 4/2/2014 D. Andrew Austin, Analyst in Economic Policy
RL34603 The U.S. Secret Service: History and Missions 21 3/25/2014 Shawn Reese, Analyst in Emergency Management and Homeland Security Policy
RS21029 Survivor Benefits for Families of Civilian Federal Employees and Retirees 10 4/2/2014 Katelin P. Isaacs, Analyst in Income Security
RS21168 The Peace Corps: Current Issues 20 4/2/2014 Curt Tarnoff, Specialist in Foreign Affairs
RS22373 Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress 35 4/2/2014 Ronald O’Rourke, Specialist in Naval Affairs
RS22478 Navy Ship Names: Background For Congress 28 4/2/2014 Ronald O’Rourke, Specialist in Naval Affairs

Daily Report of CRS Documents 04/14/2014

Monday April 14, 2014

Order ID Title Pages Issue Date Author/Division
R43453 The Renewable Electricity Production Tax Credit: In Brief 15 4/7/2014 Molly F. Sherlock, Specialist in Public Finance
R43454 Policy Issues in the General Motors Vehicle Recall 10 3/31/2014 Bill Canis, Specialist in Industrial Organization and Business; David Randall Peterman, Analyst in Transportation Policy; Carol A. Pettit, Legislative Attorney
R43455 EPA and the Army Corps’ Proposed Rule to Define “Waters of the United States” 21 3/27/2014 Claudia Copeland Specialist in Resources and Environmental Policy
R43456 Risk-Based Approaches to Airline Passenger Screening 24 3/31/2014 Bart Elias, Specialist in Aviation Policy
R43457 State and Local “Sanctuary” Policies Limiting Participation in Immigration Enforcement 23 3/28/2014 Michael John Garcia, Legislative Attorney; Kate M. Manuel, Legislative Attorney
R43458 Child Welfare: An Overview of Federal Programs and Their Current Funding 37 3/26/2014 Emilie Stoltzfus, Specialist in Social Policy
R43459 Overview of Constitutional Challenges to NSA Collection Activities and Recent Developments 20 4/1/2014 Edward C. Liu, Andrew Nolan, Richard M. Thompson, II Legislative Attorney
R43460 Contractor Fraud Against the Federal Government: Selected Federal Civil Remedies 35 4/1/2014 Brandon J. Murrill, Legislative Attorney
R43461 Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Subsidized Employment and the President’s FY2015 Budget Proposal: In Brief 13 4/2/2014 Gene Falk, Specialist in Social Policy
R43462 Tort Suits Against Federal Contractors: Selected Legal Issues 26 3/31/2014 Rodney M. Perry, Legislative Attorney
R43463 U.S. Travel and Tourism: Industry Trends and Policy Issues for Congress 21 4/2/2014 Michaela D. Platzer, Specialist in Industrial Organization and Business
R43464 Federal Support for Streetcars: Frequently Asked Questions 11 4/3/2014 William J. Mallett, Specialist in Transportation Policy
R43465 Dairy Provisions in the 2014 Farm Bill (P.L. 113-79) 31 4/2/2014 Randy Schnepf, Specialist in Agricultural Policy
R43466 Child Welfare: Oversight of Psychotropic Medication for Children in Foster Care 50 4/2/2014 Adrienne L. Fernandes-Alcantara, Specialist in Social Policy; Sarah W. Caldwell, Information Research Specialist; Emilie Stoltzfus, Specialist in Social Policy