ERIC Number: ED174783
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Domestic Volunteer Service Act Amendments of 1979. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Child and Human Development, of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, 96th Congress. First Session on S. 239.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Human Resources.
Proceedings are presented of hearings before the Senate Subcommittee on Child and Human Development concerning proposed legislation (S. 239 and S. 374) to revise, improve, and extend certain provisions of the Domestic Volunteer Service Act. Testimony from administrators of current programs under the act and from public witnesses focuses on the administration's plans for developing urban neighborhood volunteer programs, the interest of urban areas and community organizations in their potential, and the experience of a community which has developed a model for the ACTION agency's proposed program format. Testimony is also presented concerning the future of the ACTION Agency's service-learning programs, the findings of and the ACTION Agency responses to the House Appropriations Committee investigation of its policies, procedures, and practices, and the ACTION Agency's budget proposals. The text of the Domestic Volunteer Service Act of 1973, as amended (P.L. 93-113) is appended. (LRA)
Descriptors: Activities, Agencies, Agency Role, Budgets, Community Action, Community Development, Community Involvement, Community Programs, Federal Aid, Hearings, Human Development, Legislation, Neighborhood Improvement, Program Administration, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Urban Areas, Urban Renewal, Voluntary Agencies, Volunteers
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Human Resources.