ERIC Number: ED284089
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Aug-4
Reference Count: 0
Oversight Hearing on the Missing Children's Assistance Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Human Resources of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, Ninety-Ninth Congress, Second Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
This document contains testimonies and prepared statements from the Congressional oversight hearing called to examine the implementation and operation of the Missing Children's Assistance Act of 1984. Opening statements are included by Representatives Dale Kildee and Thomas Tauke. Witnesses providing testimony include: (1) Verne Speirs and Michelle Easton, United States Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; (2) Ellis Meredith and Jay Howell, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children; (3) Robbie Callaway, Boys Club of America; (4) Debbie Carlson, mother of a kidnapped and murdered child; (5) Steve Clark, National Association of Attorneys General; (6) Nikolette Thoman, Services for the Missing; (7) Gaylord Walker, National Association of Missing Children Organizations; (8) Ann Collins, American Missing Children's Foundation; (9) Doak Bloss, Missing Children Program, Michigan Network of Runaway and Youth Services; (10) William Treanor, American Youth Work Center; and (11) Jeremy Margolis, Illinois inspector general. Witnesses involved in missing children issues provided different perspectives on the Missing Children's Assistance Act, gave information on how well the Act has served the needs of missing and exploited children and their families, and made recommendations to improve operation of the Act. Prepared statements, letters, and supplemental materials are included. (NB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Welfare, Children, Federal Legislation, Hearings, Needs Assessment, Program Effectiveness, Program Implementation, Runaways
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Identifiers: Congress 99th; Kidnapping; Missing Childrens Assistance Act 1984
Note: Serial No. 99-151. Portions of document contain sm