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California Emergency Management and Homeland Security Statutory Authorities Summarized Report Date: 3/17/2004 Order Number: RL32291 Campaign Activity by Churches: Legal Analysis of Houses of Worship Free Speech Restoration Act Report Date: 6/15/2004 Order Number: RS21549 Campaign Finance Bills in the 107th Congress: Comparison of S. 27 (McCain-Feingold), H.R. 2356 (Shays-Meehan), H.R. 2360 (Ney-Wynn), and Current Law Report Date: 1/18/2002 Order Number: RL31036 Campaign Finance in the 2000 Federal Elections: Overview and Estimates of the Flow of Money Report Date: 3/16/2001 Order Number: RL30884 Campaign Finance Regulation Under the First Amendment: Buckley v. Valeo and Its Supreme Court Progeny Report Date: 7/9/2003 Order Number: RL30669 Campaign Finance: Constitutional and Legal Issues of Soft Money Report Date: 8/29/2003 Order Number: IB98025 Campus-Based Student Financial Aid Programs Under the Higher Education Act Report Date: 1/3/2013 Order Number: RL31618 Canada-U.S. Relations Report Date: 4/5/2012 Order Number: 96-397-F Capital Punishment: An Overview of Federal Death Penalty Statutes Report Date: 5/9/2001 Order Number: RL30962 Casework in a Congressional Office Report Date: 1/21/2003 Order Number: 98-878 GOV Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation Report Date: 4/24/2012 Order Number: 022412B Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: President's FY2013 Budget Report Date: 4/9/2012 Order Number: R42368 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: President's FY2014 Budget Report Date: 5/15/2013 Order Number: R43073 Central Asia: Regional Developments and Implications for U.S. Interests Report Date: 5/31/2013 Order Number: RL33458 Changes in Airport Passenger Screening Technologies and Procedures: Frequently Asked Questions Report Date: 11/23/2010 Order Number: R41502 Changes in the Arctic: Background and Issues for Congress Report Date: 4/5/2012 Order Number: R41153 Changes in the Distribution of Income Among Tax Filers Between 1996 and 2006: The Role of Labor Income, Capital Income, and Tax Policy Report Date: 12/29/2011 Order Number: R42131 Characteristics of and Reporting Requirements for Select Tax-Exempt Organizations Report Date: 3/8/2001 Order Number: RL30877 Characteristics of Children With and Without Health Insurance, 2009 Report Date: 8/22/2011 Order Number: R41966 Chemical Facility Security Report Date: 8/2/2006 Order Number: RL31530 Chemical Plant Security Report Date: 2/14/2005 Order Number: RL31530b Chemical Plant Security Report Date: 1/20/2005 Order Number: RL31530a Child Care and Development Block Grant: Background and Funding Report Date: 12/7/2012 Order Number: RL30785 Child Care and Development Block Grant: Background and Funding Report Date: 9/27/2012 Order Number: RL30785 Child Care Issues in the 108th Congress Report Date: 4/10/2003 Order Number: RL31817 Child Custody and Support: Frequently Asked Questions Report Date: 8/17/2012 Order Number: RS21091 Child Labor in America: History, Policy, and Legislative Issues Report Date: 3/26/2012 Order Number: RL31501 Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization: P.L. 111-296 Report Date: 2/6/2012 Order Number: R41354 Child Pornography Produced without an Actual Child: Constitutionality of the 108th Congress Legislation Report Date: 3/31/2003 Order Number: RL31744 Child Pornography: Constitutional Principles and Federal Statutes Report Date: 6/25/2003 Order Number: 95-406 A Child Protection Act of 2012: A Brief Legal Analysis Report Date: 12/19/2012 Order Number: R42870 Child Support Enforcement Program Incentive Payments: Background and Policy Issues Report Date: 5/2/2013 Order Number: RL34203 Child Support Enforcement: $25 Annual User Fee Report Date: 11/6/2012 Order Number: RS22753 Child Support Enforcement: Program Basics Report Date: 11/5/2012 Order Number: RS22380 Child Support Enforcement: Tribal Programs Report Date: 8/3/2012 Order Number: R41204 Child Support: An Overview of Census Bureau Data on Recipients Report Date: 12/16/2011 Order Number: RS22499 Child Tax Credit: Current Law and Legislative History Report Date: 3/25/2013 Order Number: R41873 Child Tax Credit: Economic Analysis and Policy Options Report Date: 5/14/2013 Order Number: R41935 Child Welfare Issues in the 108th Congress Report Date: 8/11/2003 Order Number: RL31746 Child Welfare Waiver Demonstrations Report Date: 6/16/2003 Order Number: RL31964 Child Welfare: Funding for Child and Family Services Authorized Under Title IV-B of the Social Security Act Report Date: 10/24/2012 Order Number: R41860 Child Welfare: FY2013 Budget Request of the President and FY2013 Funding Report Date: 6/27/2013 Order Number: RL34121 Child Welfare: Health Care Needs of Children in Foster Care and Related Federal Issues Report Date: 7/24/2012 Order Number: R42378 Child Welfare: Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Benefits for Children in Foster Care Report Date: 9/26/2012 Order Number: RL33855 Child Welfare: Structure and Funding of the Adoption Incentives Program Along with Reauthorization Issues Report Date: 4/18/2013 Order Number: R43025 Child Welfare: The Child and Family Services Improvement and Innovation Act (P.L. 112-34) Report Date: 10/5/2011 Order Number: R42027 Child Well-Being and Noncustodial Fathers Report Date: 2/12/2013 Order Number: R41431 China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles: Policy Issues Report Date: 2/26/2003 Order Number: RL31555 China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles: Policy Issues Report Date: 11/7/2012 Order Number: RL31555 China and the United States - A Comparison of Green Energy Programs and Policies Report Date: 6/14/2010 Order Number: R41287 China, Internet Freedom, and U.S. Policy Report Date: 7/13/2012 Order Number: R42601 China's Currency: An Analysis of the Economic Issues Report Date: 9/29/2011 Order Number: RS21625 China-U.S. Relations: Current Issues fo the 108th Congress Report Date: 6/12/2003 Order Number: RL31815 Chronology of Housing Legislation and Selected Executive Actions, 1892-2003 Report Date: 3/1/2004 Order Number: commprint108D.pdf Churches and Campaign Activity: Analysis Under Tax and Campaign Finance Laws Report Date: 10/9/2012 Order Number: RL34447 Cigarette Taxes to Fund Health Care Reform: An Economic Analysis Report Date: 3/8/1994 Order Number: 94-214 E Class Actions and Proposed Reform in the 108th Congress: Class Action Fairness Act of 2003 Report Date: 6/23/2003 Order Number: RL31859 Clinical Trials Reporting and Publication Report Date: 2/14/2005 Order Number: RS21944 Clinical Trials Reporting and Publication Report Date: 3/28/2005 Order Number: RL32832 Clinical Trials Reporting and Publications Report Date: 9/23/2004 Order Number: RS21944 Cloning: A Select Chronology, 1997-2003 Report Date: 8/19/2003 Order Number: RL31211 Cloning: Where Do We Go from Here? Report Date: 4/23/1998 Order Number: 97-335 SPR Closing the Guantanamo Detention Center: Legal Issues Report Date: 11/17/2009 Order Number: R40139 Closing the Guantanamo Detention Center: Legal Issues Report Date: 1/22/2009 Order Number: R40139 Cloud Computing: Constitutional and Statutory Privacy Protections Report Date: 3/22/2013 Order Number: R43015 Coast Guard Deepwater Acquisition Programs: Background, Oversight Issues, and Options for Congress Report Date: 6/5/2008 Order Number: RL33753 Collective Bargaining and Homeland Security Report Date: 11/18/2002 Order Number: RL31520 Colombia: Background, U.S. Relations, and Congressional Interest Report Date: 11/28/2012 Order Number: RL32250 Combating Terrorism: Are There Lessons to Be Learned from Foreign Experiences? Report Date: 1/18/2002 Order Number: RS21110 Combating Terrorism: the Challenge of Measuring Effectiveness Report Date: 11/23/2005 Order Number: RL33160 Combating Terrorism: The Challenge of Measuring Effectiveness Report Date: 3/12/2007 Order Number: RL33160 Commercial Space Industry and Launch Market Report Date: 4/20/2012 Order Number: R42492 Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS): Overview and Summary of Provisions Report Date: 2/13/2013 Order Number: R40842 Comparing Global Influence: China's and U.S. Diplomacy, Foreign Aid, Trade, and Investment in the Developing World Report Date: 8/15/2008 Order Number: RL34620 Comparing Medicaid and Exchanges: Benefits and Costs for Individuals and Families Report Date: 6/26/2013 Order Number: R42978 Comparison of Proposed Charitable Choice Act of 2001 with Current Charitable Choice Law Report Date: 6/22/2001 Order Number: RL31030 Comparison of the Provisions in House and Senate Passed Versions of H.R. 3630 Report Date: 1/11/2012 Order Number: 11112 Compensatory Time vs. Cash Wages: Amending the Fair Labor Standards Act? Report Date: 4/29/2003 Order Number: RL31875 Comprehensive Immigration Reform in the 113th Congress: Major Legislative Proposals Report Date: 6/6/2013 Order Number: R43097 Comprehensive Immigration Reform in the 113th Congress: Short Summary of Major Legislative Proposals Report Date: 6/6/2013 Order Number: R43099 Comprehensive Immigration Reform in the 113th Congress: Short Summary of Senate-Passed S. 744 Report Date: 7/10/2013 Order Number: R43099 Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative: Legal Authorities and Policy Considerations Report Date: 3/10/2009 Order Number: R40427 Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Background and Current Developments Report Date: 1/28/2009 Order Number: RL33548 Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Background and Current Developments Report Date: 5/28/2008 Order Number: RL33548 Computer Attack and Cyberterrorism: Vulnerabilities and Policy Issues for Congress Report Date: 10/17/2003 Order Number: RL32114 Computer Services Personnel: Overtime Pay Under the Fair Labor Standards Act Report Date: 1/6/2003 Order Number: RL30537 Computer-Related Occupations Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Report Date: 1/10/2012 Order Number: R42141 Congress as a Consumer of Intelligence Information Report Date: 1/15/2009 Order Number: R40136 Congressional Authority to Enact Criminal Law: An Examination of Selected Recent Cases Report Date: 3/27/2013 Order Number: R43023 Congressional Authority to Limit U.S. Military Operations in Iraq Report Date: 4/24/2007 Order Number: RL33837 Congressional Authority to Standardize National Election Procedures Report Date: 2/14/2003 Order Number: RL30747 Congressional Continuity of Operations (COOP): An Overview of Concepts and Challenges Report Date: 2/3/2004 Order Number: RL31594 Congressional Continuity of Operations (COOP): An Overview of Concepts and Challenges Report Date: 1/14/2003 Order Number: RL31594 Congressional Continuity of Operations (COOP): An Overview of Concepts and Challenges Report Date: 3/25/2005 Order Number: RL31594 Congressional Investigations: Subpoenas and Contempt Power Report Date: 4/2/2003 Order Number: RL31836 Congressional Oversight Report Date: 1/3/2006 Order Number: 97-936 Congressional Oversight of Agency Public Communications: Implications of Agency New Media Use Report Date: 3/14/2012 Order Number: R42406 Congressional Printing: Background and Issues for Congress Report Date: 11/5/2009 Order Number: R40897 Congressional Review of Agency Rulemaking: An Update and Assessment after Nullification of OSHA's Ergonomics Standard Report Date: 1/6/2003 Order Number: RL30116 Congressional Use of Funding Cutoffs Since 1970 Involving U.S. Military Forces and Overseas Deployments Report Date: 1/10/2001 Order Number: RS20775 Congressman Peter Hoekstra's Letter to CRS Regarding Report on Wiretapping Report Date: 2/1/2006 Order Number: hastertmemo.pdf Congress's Contempt Power and the Enforcement of Congressional Subpoenas: Law, History, Practice, and Procedure Report Date: 3/7/2013 Order Number: RL34097 Congress's Contempt Power and the Enforcement of Congressional Subpoenas: Law, History, Practice, and Procedure Report Date: 8/17/2012 Order Number: RL34097 Congress's Contempt Power: Law, History, Practice, and Procedure Report Date: 4/15/2008 Order Number: RL34097 Congress's Contempt Power: Law, History, Practice, and Procedure Report Date: 7/24/2007 Order Number: RL34097 Congress's Power to Restore Copyright Protection to Works That Have Entered the Public Domain: Golan V. Holder Report Date: 8/30/2011 Order Number: R41977 Consumption Taxes and the Level and Composition of Saving Report Date: 1/11/2001 Order Number: RL30351 Contemporary Developments in Presidential Elections Report Date: 10/18/2012 Order Number: R42139 Continuity of Congress: Proposals and Issues Report Date: 4/12/2004 Order Number: EBTER201 Continuity of Government: Current Federal Arrangements and the Future Report Date: 3/9/2005 Order Number: RS21089 Continuity of Government: Current Federal Arrangements and the Future Report Date: 11/7/2003 Order Number: RS21089 Continuity of Government: Current Federal Arrangements and the Future Report Date: 1/7/2005 Order Number: RS21089 Continuity of Operations (COOP) in the Executive Branch: Background and Issues for Congress Report Date: 4/21/2003 Order Number: RL31857 Continuity of Operations (COOP) in the Executive Branch: Issues in the 109th Congress Report Date: 1/31/2005 Order Number: RL32752 Copyright Law's "Small Business Exception": Public Performance Exemptions for Certain Establishments Report Date: 12/10/2003 Order Number: RS21107 Corporate Income Tax System: Overview and Options for Reform Report Date: 9/13/2012 Order Number: R42726 Cost of Government Financial Interventions, Past and Present Report Date: 9/23/2008 Order Number: RS22965 Cost of Iraq, Afghanistan, and other Global War on Terror Operations Since 9/11. Report Date: 9/22/2006 Order Number: RL33110 Cost of Iraq, Afghanistan, and other Global War on Terror Operations Since 9/11. Report Date: 3/14/2007 Order Number: RL33110a Cost of Prescription Drugs for the Uninsured Elderly and Legislative Approaches Report Date: 1/16/2001 Order Number: RL30373 Costs of Major U.S. Wars Report Date: 6/29/2010 Order Number: RS22926 Costs of Operations in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Enhanced Security Report Date: 2/9/2005 Order Number: RS21644 Countering Violent Extremism in the United States Report Date: 5/31/2012 Order Number: R42553 Counting Income under Medicare's New Prescription Drug Benefit Report Date: 2/6/2004 Order Number: RS21733 Coverage of the TANF Population under Medicaid and SCHIP Report Date: 1/27/2005 Order Number: RS22035 Covered Bonds: Background and Policy Issues Report Date: 4/26/2013 Order Number: R41322 Covert Action: Legislative Background and Possible Policy Questions Report Date: 11/2/2006 Order Number: RL33715 Covert Action: Legislative Background and Possible Policy Questions Report Date: 4/10/2013 Order Number: RL33715 Covert Action: Legislative Background and Possible Policy Questions Report Date: 10/11/2007 Order Number: RL33715 Creating a National Framework for Cybersecurity: An Analysis of Issues and Options Report Date: 2/22/2005 Order Number: RL32777 Crime Control: The Federal Response Report Date: 3/5/2003 Order Number: IB10095 Criminal Charges in Corporate Scandals Report Date: 12/5/2003 Order Number: RL31866 Criminal Prohibitions on the Publication of Classified Defense Information Report Date: 6/26/2012 Order Number: R41404 Crisis in Mali Report Date: 1/14/2013 Order Number: R42664 Critical Infrastructure Information Disclosure and Homeland Security Report Date: 1/29/2003 Order Number: RL31547 Critical Infrastructure Information Disclosure and Homeland Security Report Date: 8/31/2002 Order Number: RL31547 Critical Infrastructure Resilience: The Evolution of Policy and Programs and Issues for Congress Report Date: 8/23/2012 Order Number: R42683 Critical Infrastructure: Control Systems and the Terrorist Threat Report Date: 7/14/2003 Order Number: RL31534 Critical Infrastructure: The National Asset Database Report Date: 9/14/2006 Order Number: RL33648 Critical Infrastructures: Background, Policy, and Implementation Report Date: 2/4/2002 Order Number: RL30153 Critical Infrastructures: Background, Policy, and Implementation Report Date: 8/7/2003 Order Number: RL30153 Critical Infrastructures: What Makes an Infrastructure Critical? Report Date: 1/29/2003 Order Number: RL31556 Cuba: Issues for the 111th Congress Report Date: 2/25/2009 Order Number: R40193 Cuba: Issues for the 112th Congress Report Date: 10/6/2011 Order Number: R41617 Cuba: Issues for the 112th Congress Report Date: 7/25/2012 Order Number: R41617 Cuba: U.S. Policy and Issues for the 113th Congress Report Date: 3/29/2013 Order Number: R43024 Current Economic Conditions and Selected Forecasts Report Date: 8/6/2003 Order Number: RL30329 Cybercrime: Conceptual Issues for Congress and U.S. Law Enforcement Report Date: 7/20/2012 Order Number: R42547 Cybersecurity: Selected Legal Issues Report Date: 4/20/2012 Order Number: R42409 Cybersecurity: The Current Legislation, Executive Branch Initiatives, and Options for Congress Report Date: 9/30/2009 Order Number: R40836 Cyberwarfare Report Date: 12/9/2003 Order Number: BT-1017 Cyberwarfare Report Date: 6/19/2001 Order Number: RL30735