Sets limits on grants for equipment, technology and support systems. Directs the Sentencing Commission to review and report to the Congress regarding Federal rape sentencing. Sets forth provisions regarding procedures and requirements for declaration of an emergency, irrelevancy of population density in determining whether an emergency exist, and forms and duration of Federal assistance. On October 27, 1994, at approximately 8:00 a.m., plaintiff, then age sixty-four, was crossing West Northfield Road in Livingston on foot when she was struck by a red fire chief station wagon operated by Fire Chief Dufford. 40607) Directs the SJI to: (1) conduct training programs for State and Indian tribal judges to ensure that a judge issuing an order in a stalking or domestic violence case has all available criminal history and other information, whether from State or Federal sources; and (2) recommend proposals regarding how State courts may increase intrastate communication between civil and criminal courts. 30203) Directs the Attorney General to issue regulations establishing procedures under which eligible local governments are required to provide notice of the proposed use of such assistance. Copyright 2023, Thomson Reuters. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) recently requested that all facilities previously subject to the Boiler MACT submit 112(j) applications. Defendants concede that once plaintiff demonstrates a prima facie case of either a permanent loss of a bodily function or a permanent disfigurement that is substantial, then the limitation on the recovery of pain-and-suffering damages under N.J.S.A. Requires the Sentencing Commission to study and report to specified congressional committees concerning revision of sentencing guidelines applicable to HIV infected individuals who engage in sexual activity with intent to expose another to HIV. Subtitle C: Sense of Congress Regarding Funding for Rural Areas - Expresses the sense of the Congress that: (1) the Attorney General should ensure that funding for programs authorized pursuant to this Act is distributed in such a manner that rural areas continue to receive comparable support for their broad-based crime fighting initiatives; (2) rural communities should not receive less funding than they received in FY 1994 for anti-crime initiatives as a result of any legislative or administrative actions; and (3) funding for the Edward Byrne Memorial State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance Program should be maintained at its FY 1994 level. 210602) Directs the Attorney General to make grants for States and units of local government to pay the costs of providing increased resources for courts, prosecutors, public defenders, and other criminal justice participants as necessary to meet the increased demands for judicial activities resulting from enactment of this Act. Although U.S. EPA has promulgated MACT standards for all of the source categories mandated by Congress, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (D.C. 20109) Authorizes appropriations. Sentencing Commission to implement such amendment by promulgating amendments, if appropriate, in sentencing guidelines applicable to criminal sexual abuse. Contact us. They write new content and verify and edit content received from contributors. Amends Rule 32 to give victims of violent crimes and sexual abuse the right to address the court concerning the sentence to be imposed on convicted offenders. Authorizes appropriations. (Sec. 320932) Requires each assistant U.S. attorney to reside in, or within 25 miles of, the district for which he or she is appointed. Directs the Administrative Office of the United States Courts to act as a clearinghouse for any reports and materials issued by gender bias task forces. In fact, her psychiatrist noted that she has returned to driving and also riding as a passenger in vehicles.5 Further, although plaintiff claims that she cannot engage in regular sexual relations with her husband, neither she nor her psychiatrist assert that her alleged sexual dysfunction is the result of her post-traumatic stress disorder. Subtitle H: Recreational Hunting Safety - Recreational Hunting Safety and Preservation Act of 1994- Prohibits engaging in any physical conduct that significantly hinders a lawful hunt. (Sec. Chapter 8: Confidentiality for Abused Persons - Directs the U.S. In November 1994, Dr. D'Agostini observed plaintiff had excellent motion and gait, while Dr. Tillis noted in April 1996 that plaintiff walked with a moderately antalgic gait.3 X-rays were negative as reflecting any objective basis for plaintiff's right-sided complaints. (Sec. Subtitle D: Miscellaneous Provisions - Prohibits applying favoritism in designating the place of imprisonment or in making transfers for prisoners of high social or economic status. (Currently, the statute only covers State "inhabitants.") 60024) Enhances penalties for alien smuggling. 320108) Authorizes the Attorney General to convene a law enforcement task force in Hawaii to facilitate the prosecution of violations of Federal laws, and laws of the State of Hawaii, relating to the wrongful conveyance, sale, or introduction of nonindigenous plant and animal species. With M.C. In the absence of any guidance, some. 310004) Sets forth provisions regarding the making of appropriations for Federal law enforcement, State and local law enforcement, and prevention. (Sec. Subtitle B: National Narcotics Leadership Act Amendments - Amends the National Narcotics Leadership Act of 1988 to require the Director of National Drug Control Policy to request the head of a department or agency to include in its budget submission to the Office of Management and Budget funding requests for specific initiatives. What a hammer is used for, how it works, and how it differs from other tools. Removes dollar limitations on various types of assaults. 20415) Amends the Internal Revenue Code to require every clerk of a Federal or State criminal court who receives more than $10,000 in cash as bail for any individual charged with a Federal criminal offense involving a controlled substance, racketeering, money laundering, and any substantially similar State criminal offense to make a return with respect to the receipt of such bail. Youre more than a vote, so support GovTrack today with a tip of any amount: Or keep using GovTrack for free! Description Modern iron hammer, wooden haft. Authorizes appropriations. 59:9-2(d). Clay Ceramics Manufacturing (Clay Ceramics MACT) vacated on June 18, 2007. Absent objective medical evidence, plaintiff cannot recover pain-and-suffering damages for her right elbow. (Sec. Sets forth provisions regarding: (1) qualification for payment; (2) State area, territorial government and local government allocations; (3) income gap multipliers; (4) State variation and adjustments of local government allocations; (5) information used in allocation formula; (6) public participation; (7) prohibited discrimination; (8) discrimination proceedings and related issues (including enforcement by the Attorney General of prohibitions against discrimination and civil actions by adversely affected persons); (9) judicial review; (10) audits, investigations, and reviews; and (11) reporting requirements. (Sec. Directs the court to order offenders to pay restitution to persons who sustained losses as a result of the fraudulent activity. 40156) Amends: (1) the Victims of Child Abuse Act of 1990 to authorize appropriations, including for child abuse training programs for judicial personnel and practitioners; and (2) the Omnibus Act to authorize appropriations for grants for closed-circuit televising of testimony of children who are victims of abuse. 59:1-1 to-12-3 (the Tort Claims Act), plaintiffs Susan Hammer and Alan Hammer 1 appeal from a dismissal of Similar to the above hammer clause, 50/50 is an indication that the insured (Sec 160003) Declares: (1) the intent of the Congress in enacting specified provisions of the Federal criminal code regarding the definitions of "exhibition of the genitals or pubic area" and "sexually explicit conduct"; and (2) the sense of the Congress that DOJ, in filing its brief in United States v. Knox, did not accurately reflect congressional intent in arguing that the videotapes in that case constitute "lascivious exhibition of the genitals or pubic area" only if those body parts are visible in the tapes and the minors posed or acted lasciviously. To provide the best experiences, we use technologies like cookies to store and/or access device information. Authorizes appropriations. (Sec. All rights reserved. (Sec. Further, because we remand for trial on plaintiff's alleged pain-and-suffering damages, we need not address or resolve plaintiff's alternative argument that, even if no single injury is found to satisfy the threshold requirements of N.J.S.A. 320917) Amends the Federal criminal code to: (1) extend the statute of limitations for arson; and (2) require that first time domestic violence offenders, if not sentenced to a term of imprisonment, be sentenced to probation, a condition of which is to be attend a court-approved rehabilitation program (requires the court to order as an explicit condition of supervised release that the defendant attend) if an approved program is readily available within a 50-mile radius of the defendant's legal residence. Based on U.S. EPAs proposed rule, a facility that has reduced its actual HAP emissions in order to comply with a MACT standard prior to vacatur could request a federally enforceable permit condition to become classified as a synthetic minor source of HAP. (Sec. 200112) Authorizes appropriations. 30802) Authorizes appropriations. Chapter 3: Miscellaneous Provisions - Authorizes appropriations for: (1) the community economic partnership investment funds program; and (2) the emerging CDCs program. Places the determination of the credibility weight of evidence within the sole discretion of the Attorney General. Free, trusted legal information for consumers and legal professionals, Directory of U.S. attorneys with the exclusive Super Lawyers rating, The #1 Spanish-language legal website for consumers, Nationwide attorney directory and legal consumer resources. (Sec. We reverse. (Sec. 20407) Requires the Attorney General, in administering each grant program funded pursuant to this Act, to encourage: (1) innovative methods for the low-cost construction and operation of facilities and the reduction of administrative cost and overhead expenses; and (2) the use of surplus Federal property. This Court further finds that this case is, indeed, distinguishable from Collins[ v. Union County Jail, 150 N.J. 407, 696 A.2d 625 (1997)] and that the finding by Dr. Semel does not bespeak of a permanent bodily function. 90207) Authorizes the Director to appoint up to 75 and such additional officers and employees as necessary to carry out functions of the Office. Although we could remand the matter to the motion judge to make the required findings, we have exercised our original jurisdiction to make our own independent determinations based on the record before us. Permits such right to be exercised by a parent or guardian if the victim is under 18, or by one or more family members if the victim is deceased or incapacitated. Plaintiff's complaints of pain in her right shoulder and right ankle were also unsupported by objective medical evidence that either condition constituted the permanent loss of a bodily function that is substantial. Directs the Sentencing Commission to promulgate guidelines, or amend existing guidelines, to provide an appropriate enhancement of punishment for a defendant convicted of engaging in such activity. Subtitle G: Assistance for Delinquent and At-Risk Youth - Authorizes the Attorney General in order to prevent the commission of crimes or delinquent acts by juveniles, to make grants to public or private nonprofit organizations to support the development and operation of projects to provide residential services to youth, aged 11 to 19, who have dropped out of school, have come into contact with the juvenile justice system, or are at risk of doing so. This novel explores professionalism and extreme courage in impossible situations, while asking tough questions about how leaders can hope to function amid destruction and chaos. Authorizes grants to hire former members of the armed forces to serve as career law enforcement officers for deployment in community-oriented policing, particularly in communities that are adversely affected by a recent military base closing. This is part of a new project to develop better tools for bringing real-time legislative data into the classroom. Because you are a member of panel, your positions on legislation and notes below will be shared with the panel administrators. (Sec. Sets forth provisions regarding: (1) additional authorized grant projects (such as providing specialized training to officers to enhance their conflict resolution, mediation, and other skills and developing new technologies to assist State and local LEAs in reorienting the emphasis of their activities from reacting to crime to preventing crime); (2) preferential consideration of applications for certain grants; (3) technical assistance; (4) matching fund requirements; (5) application requirements (including providing a long-term strategy and detailed implementation plan and demonstrating a specific public safety need); (6) grant renewal; (7) limitation on the use of funds; (8) performance evaluation; (9) revocation or suspension of funding; and (10) access by the Attorney General and Comptroller General for audits and examinations. Subtitle O: Urban Recreation and At-Risk Youth - Amends the Urban Park and Recreation Recovery Act of 1978 to include among the purposes of such Act to improve recreation facilities and expand recreation services in urban areas with a high incidence of crime, to help deter crime through the expansion of recreation opportunities for at-risk youth, to increase the security of urban parks, and to promote collaboration between local agencies involved in parks and recreation, law enforcement, youth social services, and the juvenile justice system. In such a case, it is not the judge's function to weigh the evidence and determine the truth of the matter but only to determine whether there is such a dispute. Authorizes appropriations. Allows a prisoner serving such a sentence, at the discretion of the Bureau of Prisons, to receive such credit if the prisoner has displayed exemplary compliance with institutional disciplinary regulations. Chapter 1: Grants to States - Authorizes the Attorney General to make grants to States to carry out such projects, giving preference to States providing assurances such as that the State: (1) corrections and health and human services agencies will participate and cooperate closely in the development and operation of the project; (2) has a policy that provides for the placement of prisoners in correctional facilities for which they qualify that are located closest to their family homes, and (3) will follow specified guidelines in selecting prisoners to participate. The Hammer Falls Again as U.S. EPA Proposes Revisions to MACT Hammer Regulations. See R. 2:10-5. Dagenhart, United States Supreme Court, (1918) Case summary for Hammer v. Dagenhart: After Congress passed the Keating-Owen Act (the Act), which prevented the sale of goods made by children under a certain age, Dagenhart, a father of two minor boys, brought suit claiming the Act was unconstitutional. 30102) Authorizes the Council to make grants for: (1) summer and after-school (including weekend and holiday) education and recreation programs; (2) mentoring, tutoring, and other programs involving participation by adult role models; (3) programs assisting and promoting employability and job placement; and (4) prevention and treatment programs to reduce substance abuse, child abuse, and adolescent pregnancy, including outreach programs for at-risk families. 320607) Sets forth provisions regarding: (1) the addition of specified predicate offenses to the financial institutions rewards statute; (2) the definition of "savings and loan association" for purposes of bank robbery and related offenses; and (3) the definition of "one year period" for purposes of the offense of obstructing a Federal audit. Stay up-to-date with how the law affects your life. 30403) Authorizes appropriations. 137, 342 A.2d 875 (Law Div.1975). Our mission is to empower every American with the tools to understand and impact Congress. 59:9-2(d), id. Sets forth reporting requirements. WebUnder the Federal Death Penalty Act of 1994, in deciding to recommend a sentence of death, the jury was required to pass through several stages. (Sec. 140002) Prohibits: (1)a juvenile from being transferred to adult prosecution, or a hearing from being held under provisions governing disposition after a finding of juvenile delinquency, until specified conditions are met; and (2) a juvenile committed to the custody of the Attorney General, whether pursuant to an adjudication of delinquency or conviction for an offense, from being placed or retained in an adult jail or correctional institution in which he or she has regular contact with adults convicted of a crime or awaiting trial on criminal charges. 130009) Amends the Federal criminal code to: (1) increase penalties for passport and visa offenses; and (2) set penalties for violating passport and visa provisions to facilitate a drug trafficking crime or an act of international terrorism. (Sec. 40602) Authorizes the Attorney General to provide grants to States and local governments to improve processes for entering data regarding stalking and domestic violence into local, State, and national crime information databases. Sets forth provisions regarding the distribution and use of funds under this section. Includes assaults against individuals under age 16 committed in Indian country among offenses which are subject to the same law and penalties as all other persons committing such offenses within the exclusive jurisdiction of the United States. 350-620. Authorizes the Attorney General to assess the cost efficiency and utility of using modular, prefabricated, precast, and pre-engineered construction components and designs for housing nonviolent criminals. 130010) Expresses the sense of the Senate that: (1) asylum is a process intended to protect aliens in the United States who cannot safely return home; (2) persons outside their country who have a well-founded fear of persecution if they return should apply for refugee status at one of our refugee processing offices abroad; and (3) the immigration, refugee, and asylum laws should be reformed to provide for a streamlined affirmative asylum processing system for asylum applicants who make their application after they have entered the United States. As part of the Clean Air Act (CAA) Amendments of 1990, Congress established a list of source categories and subcategories for which U.S. EPA was tasked to develop new Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) standards, and also created deadlines by which U.S. EPA was to have promulgated the new MACT standards. Young Americans have historically been the least involved in politics, despite the huge consequences policies can have on them. 40504) Amends the Federal criminal code to provide for restitution for victims of sexual abuse offenses. 320906) Expresses the sense of the: (1) Congress regarding violence against truckers and determinations concerning child custody and visitation rights (calls for consideration by the courts of any history of drunk driving); and (2) Senate regarding a study of out-of-wedlock births, the role of the United Nations in international organized crime control, and Law Day, U.S.A. (Sec. Title XIX: Federal Law Enforcement - Authorizes additional appropriations for: (1) the Federal judiciary; (2) DOJ; (3) the FBI; (4) U.S. (Sec. (Sec. Authorizes appropriations. 60016) Repeals a limitation on the fine for influencing or injuring a court officer, grand juror, or petit juror. 280, 639 A.2d 1120 (App.Div.1994), we observed that to qualify as a disfigurement under the current no-fault verbal threshold statute, N.J.S.A. Authorizes appropriations. 250005) Authorizes appropriations. Following the 101 California Street shooting, the 1993 Waco Siege, and other high-profile instances of violent crime, the Act expanded federal law in several ways. Please help us make GovTrack better address the needs of educators by joining our advisory group. (Sec. Sets forth registration requirements, including: (1) the duty of a State prison officer, when a person required to register is released from prison or placed on parole or supervised release (or, in the case of probation, the court) to inform the person of the duty to register and provide any new address to a designated State LEA within ten days, to obtain fingerprints and a photograph, and to obtain certain criminal history and treatment information and documentation; (2) the transfer of information to the State LEA, which shall immediately transmit the conviction data and fingerprints to the FBI; (3) verification; (4) notification of local LEAs of changes of address; (5) registration for change of address to another State; and (6) length of registration (for ten years after being released from prison, or placed on parole, supervised release, or probation and, with respect to sexually violent predators, until that person no longer suffers from a mental abnormality or personality disorder that would make the person likely to engage in a predatory sexually violent offense). With the exception of the constitutional amendment for term limits, all parts of the Contract with America were passed by the House, under the leadership of the speaker of the House, Newt Gingrich. (Sec. 90106) Prohibits advertising which aims to illegally solicit or sell drugs. (Sec. Mastodon is an alternative social media platform. See Collins, supra, 150 N.J. at 423, 696 A.2d 625. 4101 lb. 3220913) Amends the Federal judicial code to make sums in the DOJ Assets Forfeiture Fund available for the payment of State and local property taxes on forfeited real property. Makes violators liable in a civil action to the individual to whom the released information pertains. Sets forth procedures for determining admissibility of evidence. Subtitle C: Missing and Exploited Children - Morgan P. Hardiman Task Force on Missing and Exploited Children Act - Amends the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 to establish a Missing and Exploited Children's Task Force to make available the combined resources and expertise of the FBI, Secret Service, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (BATF), U.S. Customs, Postal Inspection, and Marshals Services, and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to assist State and local governments in the most difficult missing and exploited child cases nationwide, as identified by the chief of the Task Force periodically, and as many additional cases as resources permit. In addition, plaintiff sustained fractures of both nasal bones, a non-displaced fracture at the top of her left fibula, and an avulsion fracture of her left olecranon bone (i.e., elbow) requiring removal of the displaced bone fragment. 40152) Requires the Attorney General to establish criteria and develop training programs to assist probation and parole officers and other personnel who work with released sex offenders in the areas of case management, supervision, and relapse prevention. Following the surgeries, plaintiff was hospitalized for eight days and discharged on November 4, 1994.2. Title XXX: Protection of Privacy of Information in State Motor Vehicle Records - Driver's Privacy Protection Act of 1994 - Prohibits the release or use by any State motor vehicle department (or any officer, employee, or contractor thereof) of personal information about an individual obtained by the department in connection with a motor vehicle record, with exceptions. (Sec. 140008) Directs the Sentencing Commission to promulgate guidelines, or amend existing guidelines, to provide that a defendant at least age 21 who has been convicted of an offense receive an appropriate sentence enhancement if the defendant involved a minor in the commission of the offense. Add a note about this bill. Show details Hide details. The scar on her elbow is shaped like an inverted V. Dr. D'Agostini opined in his final report that [plaintiff] will have a permanent disfiguring scar on her knee and a smaller but still permanent scar on her left elbow. In addition, the photographs reveal a scar on Mrs. Hammer's abdomen approximately two inches in length which resulted from the excision of a mass discovered after the accident. 320804) Permits injunctive relief to be sought by the head of a State agency with jurisdiction over fish or wildlife management, the Attorney General, or any person who is or would be adversely affected by the violation.