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The Qualification of Minor and New Political Parties and Independent Candidates for a Place on the General Election Ballot: A Compilation of State Laws and an Introductory Analysis of Selected Court Decisions

Description: This report provides a listing of state laws governing the placing of independent candidates and candidates from minor or new political parties onto the ballot as well as discussing court decisions related to the subject.
Date: December 3, 1974
Creator: Thorton, Robert; Glass, Stuart; Yadlosky, Elizabeth; Durbin, Thomas M. & Ripy, Thomas B.
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Prohibition Against the Use of the Mail for Distribution of Obscene Material and for Pandering Sexually Oriented Advertisements: Pertinent Provisions of the U.S. Criminal Code and Postal Reorganization Act of 1970 (P. L. 91-735), and a Resume of Significant Court Decisions

Description: This report discusses parts of the U.S. Criminal Code, provisions of the Postal Reorganization Act of 1970, and court decisions which relate to outlawing the use of the mail for distributing obscene and sexual materials.
Date: September 30, 1974
Creator: Wallace, Paul Starett Jr.
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Supplemental Selective Reserve Requirements on Commercial Bank Assets: An Option for Credit Allocation Based on Social Goals

Description: This report discuses banks' loan practices and the Federal Reserve's monetary policies and how they interact with one another as well as proposals by the Federal Reserve intended to increase loans related to the housing market while reducing them in the commercial business world.
Date: August 1, 1974
Creator: Farb, Warren E.
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Relations Between Western Europe and the United States

Description: This report gives a detailed explanation of sources of strain in relations between Western Europe and the United States. In addition to outlining key causes of strain that occurred as early as the 1950s, the author provides a chronological listing of events that increased tension between 1973 and 1974.
Date: March 15, 1974
Creator: Lampson, Edward T.
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Proposals for Funding Mass Transportation

Description: This report provides outlines the key points of basic concepts for funding mass transportation. The author outlines four funding concepts: contract authority, a general transportation trust fund, an urban transportation trust fund, and the optional use of highway trust fund money.
Date: February 28, 1974
Creator: McCardell, Thomas E.
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The World Food Conference: Implications for Congressional Action

Description: This report discusses the World Food Conference held in Rome, Italy in November 1974 which was organized by the UN to address food shortages, international hunger relief, and improved food production methods. Major recommendation of the conference and possible Congressional action related to these recommendations are discussed.
Date: December 8, 1974
Creator: Sherman, Harvey R.
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Air Pollution: A Selected, Annotated Bibliography

Description: This report is an annotated bibliography of references on air pollution, mainly focusing on Congressional documents that were recent as of the report's publication. In the first section, the author organizes the entries alphabetically by author, or by title if there is no author. In the second section, the author arranges the entries by major subject headings, with sub-headings where necessary.
Date: February 1, 1974
Creator: Grimes, Maria H.
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Excess Profits Taxation - Wartime Provisions and Current Proposals in the Energy Crisis

Description: This report summarizes both the excess profits tax legislation that was enacted or proposed during years of war in the early to mid 20th century and the proposals for excess profits tax legislation from the energy crisis of the late 20th century. In terms of the early to mid 20th century, the author mainly focuses on enacted and proposed legislation from the first and second World Wars, with a brief mention of the Korean and Vietnam Wars. Furthermore, the report summarizes five of the excess profits tax proposals introduced during the energy crisis.
Date: February 14, 1974
Creator: Leibowitz, George J. & Zaritsky, Howard M.
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