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These books and other materials were added to the Pritzker Legal Research Center's collection in December 2018.  For previous months, see the archived list of new acquisitions.

Books & Periodicals --- U.S. Government Publications

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December 2018 Government Documents

Government Documents

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State of play : federal IT in 2018 : joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Information Technology and the Subcommittee on Government Operations of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, March 14, 2018. D,USG Y 4.G 74/7:115-75
Shining light on the federal regulatory process : hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, March 14, 2018. D,USG Y 4.G 74/7:115-73
Regulatory reform task forces check-in : joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Government Operations and the Subcommittee on Healthcare, Benefits, and Administrative Rules of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session. D,USG Y 4.G 74/7:115-62
Game changers : artificial intelligence : hearing before the Subcommittee on Information Technology of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session. D,USG Y 4.G 74/7:115-65  PT.3 (Y 4.G 74/7:115-79)
A "caravan" of illegal immigrants : a test of U.S. borders : hearing before the Subcommittee on National Security of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, April 12, 2018. D,USG Y 4.G 74/7:115-77
Cybersecurity regulation harmonization : hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, June 21, 2017. D,USG Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG.115-310
The Dayton legacy and the future of Bosnia and the Western Balkans : hearing before the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, April 18, 2018. D,USG Y 4.F 76/1:115-148
The historic 2017 hurricane season : impacts on the U.S. Virgin Islands : hearing before the Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy, and Environment of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, March 12, 2018. D,USG Y 4.G 74/7:115-72
The Middle East and North Africa : ensuring resources match objectives : hearing before the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, June 13, 2018. D,USG Y 4.F 76/1:115-150
Current developments in central Asia : hearing before the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, July 18, 2018. D,USG Y 4.F 76/1:115-151
Revolution in Armenia? : the power and prospects of the protest movement, April 26, 2018, briefing of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe. D,USG Y 4.SE 2:AR 5/4
Bureaucratic challenges to hurricane recovery in Puerto Rico : hearing before the Subcommittee on National Security of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, March 22, 2018. D,USG Y 4.G 74/7:115-74
Identity verification in a post-breach world : hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, November 30, 2017. D,USG Y 4.C 73/8:115-83
Pending legislation : hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, on S. 186, S. 1059, S. 1337, S. 1457, S. 1799, S. 1860, H.R. 1109, October 3, 2017. D,USG Y 4.EN 2:S.HRG.115-318
The promise of opportunity zones : hearing before the Joint Economic Committee, Congress of the United States, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, May 17, 2018. D,USG Y 4.EC 7:S.HRG.115-297
Facebook : transparency and use of consumer data : hearing before the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, April 11, 2018. D,USG Y 4.C 73/8:115-114
Federalism implications of treating states as stakeholders : hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, February 27, 2018. D,USG Y 4.G 74/7:115-68
Review of the U.S. government's role in protecting international religious freedom : hearing before the Subcommittee on National Security of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, October 11, 2017. D,USG Y 4.G 74/7:115-61
Members' day : hearing before the Committee on the Budget, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, hearing held in Washington, D.C., May 10, 2018. D,USG Y 4.B 85/3:115-14
Health care : issues impacting cost and coverage : hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, September 12, 2017. D,USG Y 4.F 49:S.HRG.115-312
Innovation and America's infrastructure : examining the effects of emerging autonomous technologies on America's roads and bridges : hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, June 13, 2018. D,USG Y 4.P 96/10:S.HRG.115-313
The annual testimony of the Secretary of the Treasury on the state of the international financial system : hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, July 27, 2017. D,USG Y 4.F 49/20:115-36
Internet Freedom in the OSCE Region: trends and challenges : November 14, 2017, briefing of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe. D,USG Y 4.SE 2:IN 8/2
North Korea's diplomatic gambit : will history repeat itself? : hearing before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, April 11, 2018. D,USG Y 4.F 76/1:115-146
Political and economic developments in Latin America and opportunities for U.S. engagement : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, January 21, 2016. D,USG Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG.114-798
High-octane fuels and high-efficiency vehicles ; challenges and opportunities : hearing before the Subcommittee on Environment of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, April 13, 2018. D,USG Y 4.C 73/8:115-118
Asia's diplomatic and security structure : planning U.S. engagement : hearing before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, May 23, 2018. D,USG Y 4.F 76/1:115-152
Testimony from outside experts on recommendations for a future national defense strategy : hearing before the Committee on Armed Services, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, Thursday, November 30, 2017. D,USG Y 4.AR 5/3:S.HRG.115-231
Close to home : how opioids are impacting communities : joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education and the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, hearing held in Washington, DC, November 8, 2017. D,USG Y 4.ED 8/1:115-28
Local responses and resources to curtail the opioid epidemic : hearing before the Subcommittee on Healthcare, Benefits, and Administrative Rules of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, April 11, 2018. D,USG Y 4.G 74/7:115-76
Combatting the opioid crisis : exploiting vulnerabilities in international mail : hearing before the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, January 25, 2018. D,USG Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG.115-317
Nomination of Jerome H. Powell : hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, on the nomination of: Jerome H. Powell, of Maryland, to be Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, November 28, 2017. D,USG Y 4.B 22/3:S.HRG.115-157
Security assistance in Africa : hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health Policy of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, June 4, 2015. D,USG Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG.114-761
Strains on the European Union : implications for American foreign policy : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, February 3, 2016. D,USG Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG.114-794
Nomination of Christopher Sharpley to be the inspector general of the Central Intelligence Agency : hearing before the Select Committee on INtelligence of the United States Senate, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, Tuesday, October 17, 2017. D,USG Y 4.IN 8/19:S.HRG.115-303
Preparing small businesses for cybersecurity success : hearing before the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, April 25, 2018. D,USG Y 4.SM 1/2:S.HRG.115-300
Operating or rulemaking? : a review of SBA's opaque standard operating procedures process : hearing before the Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight, and Regulations of the Committee on Small Business, United States House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, hearing held, November 2, 2017. D,USG Y 4.SM 1:115-045
U.S. defense strategy in South Asia : Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, hearing held October 3, 2017. D,USG Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2017-2018/59
Strategic implications of trade promotion and capacity-building in the Asia-Pacific Region : hearing before the Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, June 16, 2015. D,USG Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG.114-762
Fiscal year 2019 Nuclear Regulatory Commission budget : joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and the Subcommittee on Environment of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, March 20, 2018. D,USG Y 4.C 73/8:115-111
Reinforcing the U.S.-Taiwan relationship : hearing before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, April 17, 2018. D,USG Y 4.F 76/1:115-147
Examining the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers : hearing before the Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy, and Environment of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, March 6, 2018. D,USG Y 4.G 74/7:115-71
DOE modernization : advancing the economic and national security benefits of America's nuclear infrastructure : hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, February 6, 2018. D,USG Y 4.C 73/8:115-97
Review of the fiscal year 2019 budget request for the Coast Guard and maritime transportation programs : hearing before the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, March 14, 2018. D,USG Y 4.T 68/2:115-40
Implementation of Coast Guard programs : hearing before the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, March 7, 2018. D,USG Y 4.T 68/2:115-39
Coast Guard major acquisitions : hearing before the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, first session, May 14, 2015. D,USG Y 4.T 68/2:114-17
CBO oversight : the role of behavioral modeling in scoring and baseline construction : hearing before the Committee on the Budget, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, hearing held in Washington, D.C., February 27, 2018. D,USG Y 4.B 85/3:115-10
CBO oversight : member day : hearing before the Committee on the Budget, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, hearing held in Washington, D.C., March 7, 2018. D,USG Y 4.B 85/3:115-11
Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and related agencies appropriations for fiscal year 2018 : hearings before a subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session on H.R. 3268/S. 1603, an act making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and related agencies programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, and for other purposes. D,USG Y 4.AP 6/2:S.HRG.115-261
Military construction, Veterans Affairs, and related agencies appropriations for fiscal year 2017 : hearings before a subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, second session, on H.R. 4974/S. 2806, making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, and for other purposes. D,USG Y 4.AP 6/2:S.HRG.114-788
Consequences to the military of a continuing resolution : Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, hearing held April 5, 2017. D,USG Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2017-2018/33
Department of Homeland Security appropriations for fiscal year 2018 : hearings before a subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, on H.R. 3355, an act making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, and for other purposes. D,USG Y 4.AP 6/2:S.HRG.115-274
Building for the future : examining challenges facing the Department of Homeland Security's consolidated headquarters project : hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency of the Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, April 12, 2018. D,USG Y 4.H 75:115-57
Doing business with DHS : industry recommendations to improve contractor vetting : hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency of the Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, February 27, 2018. D,USG Y 4.H 75:115-51
CDM, government perspectives on security and modernization : joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection of the Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives and the Subcommittee on Information Technology of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, March 20, 2018. D,USG Y 4.H 75:115-55
Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies appropriations for fiscal year 2018 : hearings before a subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, on H.R. 3358/S. 1771, an act making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, and for other purposes. D,USG Y 4.AP 6/2:S.HRG.115-277
The President's budget request for the U.S. Department of the Interior for fiscal year 2018 : hearing before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, June 20, 2017. D,USG Y 4.EN 2:S.HRG.115-315
General Services Administration--checking in with the government's acquisition and property manager : hearing before the Subcommittee on Government Operations of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, February 15, 2018. D,USG Y 4.G 74/7:115-70
GAO high risk list : turning around vulnerable Indian programs : hearing before the Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, June 13, 2018. D,USG Y 4.IN 2/11:S.HRG.115-308
Continued oversight over the Internal Revenue Service : joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Government Operations and the Subcommittee on Healthcare, Benefits, and Administrative Rules of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, April 17, 2018. D,USG Y 4.G 74/7:115-78
Ongoing management challenges at IRS : joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Government Operations and the Subcommittee on Healthcare, Benefits, and Administrative Rules of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, October 25, 2017. D,USG Y 4.G 74/7:115-63
Hearing on National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 and oversight of previously authorized programs before the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session : Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces hearing on Department of the Navy fiscal year 2018 budget request for seapower and projection forces, hearing held May 24, 2017. D,USG Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2017-2018/48
A sustainable solution to the evolving opioid crisis : revitalizing the Office of National Drug Control Policy : hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, May 17, 2018. D,USG Y 4.G 74/7:115-82
Ideology and terror : understanding the tools, tactics, and techniques of violent extremism : hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, June 14, 2017. D,USG Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG.115-309
Waste and inefficiency in the federal government : GAO'S 2018 duplication report : hearing before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, April 26, 2018. D,USG Y 4.G 74/7:115-81
High risk : government operations susceptible to waste, fraud, and mismanagement : hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, first session, February 15, 2017. D,USG Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG.115-314
Legislative hearing on S. 2800, America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 : hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, May 9, 2018. D,USG Y 4.P 96/10:S.HRG.115-304
China's predatory trade and investment strategy : joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade and the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, second session, July 11, 2018. D,USG Y 4.F 76/1:115-149