A Daily Legislative Update Service of the Governmental Affairs Office
daily edition 5.24.2010
The House and Senate are in session today.
Federal Register, Vol. 75, No. 98 (May 24, 2010)
CQ Today, Vol. 46, No. 72 (May 24, 2010)
Hearings  
The Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security Subcommittee, House Judiciary Committee, will hold a hearing titled “ United States v. Stevens: The Supreme Court’s Decision Invalidating the Crush Video Statute.” 5/26/10, 10 am, 2141 Rayburn.  
Notices  
On 5/24/10, the Office of Violence Against Women, Department of Justice, announced a request for public comment on a proposed extension of a currently approved collection, the Semi-Annual Progress Report for the Technical Assistance Program, which provides direct assistance to grantees and their subgrantees to enhance the success of local projects implemented with Violence Against Women Act grant funds. Comments are due 7/23/10. FR 28818 .  
Notices
On 5/24/10, the Administration on Aging, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), announced a request for public comment on a submitted information collection, the Alzheimer’s Disease Supportive Services Program Standardized Data Collection, which helps states extend supportive services to persons with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers, including underserved populations. Comments are due 6/23/10. FR 28809 .  
Notices  
On 5/24/10, the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Genetics, Health, and Society, HHS, announced a request for public comment on a draft report to the secretary of HHS on genetics education and training of health care professionals, public health providers, and consumers. A copy of the draft report is available at http://oba.od.nih.gov/SACGHS/sacghs_public_comments.html . Comments are due 6/30/10. FR 28809 .  
Notices  
On 5/24/10, the State Department announced that the circumstances that were the basis for the 2004 re-designation of the group Ansar al-Islam of Iraq as a foreign terrorist organization have not changed in such a manner as to warrant revocation of the designation, and that the national security of the United States does not warrant a revocation of the designation. Therefore, the Department determined that the designation of Ansar al-Islam as a foreign terrorist organization shall be maintained. FR 28849.  
Hearings  
The Intelligence, Information Sharing and Terrorism Risk Assessment Subcommittee, House Homeland Security Committee, will hold a hearing titled “Internet Terror Recruitment and Tradecraft: How Can We Address an Evolving Tool While Protecting Free Speech?” 5/26/10, 10 am, 311 Cannon.

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