Louisiana House of Representatives

David R. Poynter Legislative Research Library

August 2011

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New Acquisitions List – August 2011



ALIENS
STATE AND LOCAL RESTRICTIONS ON EMPLOYING, RENTING PROPERTY TO, OR PROVIDING SERVICES FOR UNAUTHORIZED ALIENS : legal issues and recent judicial developments / Washington, DC : U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2010.
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL34345.pdf

AUDITS
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HOSPITALS - RELIABILITY AND RELEVANCE OF PERFORMANCE INDICATORS : performance audit, issued August 3, 2011 / Baton Rouge : La. Office of Legislative Auditor, 2011.
http://app1.lla.state.la.us/PublicReports.nsf/606F090E725EA7D9862578E200775FA7/$FILE/000215EC.pdf

GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS - EXPRESS PAY SYSTEM : agreed-upon procedures report, issued August 3, 2011 / Baton Rouge : La. Office of Legislative Auditor, 2011.
http://app1.lla.state.la.us/PublicReports.nsf/0F1DF08C2818B1A7862578E1005020EC/$FILE/0002156B.pdf

BALANCED BUDGET
A BALANCED BUDGET CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT : background and congressional options / Washington, DC : U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2011.
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41907.pdf

CHILD ABUSE
SEX TRAFFICKING OF CHILDREN IN THE UNITED STATES : overview and issues for congress / Washington, DC : U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2011.
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41878.pdf

CHILD HEALTH
GAINS FOR CHILDREN : increased participation in Medicaid and CHIP in 2009 / Urban Institute; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. -- Washington, DC : Urban Institute, 2011.
http://www.urban.org/UploadedPDF/412379-Gains-for-Children.pdf?RSSFeed=Urban.xml

CRIMINAL LAW
DNA TESTING IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE : background, current law, grants, and issues / Washington, DC : U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2011.
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41800.pdf

SMART REFORM IS POSSIBLE : states reducing incarceration rates and costs while protecting communities / New York, NY : American Civil Liberties Union, 2011.
http://www.aclu.org/criminal-law-reform/smart-reform-possible-states-reducing-incarceration-rates-and-costs-while
http://www.aclu.org/files/assets/smartreformispossible.pdf

DISASTER RECOVERY
MANAGING DISASTER DEBRIS : overview of regulatory requirements, agency roles, and selected challenges / Washington, DC : U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2011.
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL34576.pdf

DROPOUTS
EFFECTIVE DISCIPLINE FOR STUDENT SUCCESS : student and teacher dropout rates in Louisiana / Southern Poverty Law Center. School-to-Prison Reform Coalition. -- Montgomery, Ala. : Southern Poverty Law Center, 2011.
http://www.splcenter.org/sites/default/files/downloads/LA_Reducing_Student_Dropout.pdf

EDUCATION STATISTICS
ACHIEVEMENT GAPS : how Hispanic and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress / NAEP Education Statistics Services Institute; National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) -- Washington, DC : National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), 2011.
http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/pdf/studies/2011459.pdf

ACHIEVEMENT GAPS : how Hispanic and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress / NAEP Education Statistics Services Institute; National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) -- Washington, DC : National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), 2011.
http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/pdf/studies/2011485.pdf

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE / Washington, DC : U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2010.
http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc31453/m1/1/high_res_d/RS22254_2010Dec29.pdf

EMPLOYEES
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS OF PRIVATE AND PUBLIC SECTOR WORKERS / Washington, DC : U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2011.
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41897.pdf

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
REACHING THE DEBT LIMIT : background and potential effects on government operations / Washington, DC : U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2011.
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41633.pdf

FLAGS
THE UNITED STATES FLAG : federal law relating to display and associated questions / Washington, DC : U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2011.
http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc31481/m1/1/high_res_d/RL30243_2011Jan24.pdf

FLOOD INSURANCE
NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM : background, challenges, and financial status / Washington, DC : U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2011.
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R40650.pdf

GOVERNMENTAL FINANCE
THE FISCAL HEALTH OF U.S. STATES / Arlington, Va. : Mercatus Center at George Mason University, 2011.
http://mercatus.org/sites/default/files/publication/Fiscal_Health_of_the_US_States_Miron_WP1133.pdf

STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT DEBT : an analysis / Washington, DC : U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2011.
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41735.pdf

GULF OF MEXICO
THE GULF OF MEXICO AT A GLANCE : a second glance / National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. -- Washington, DC : U.S. Department of Commerce, 2011.
http://stateofthecoast.noaa.gov/gulfreport.html

HATE CRIMES
STATE STATUTES GOVERNING HATE CRIMES / Washington, DC : U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), 2011.
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL33099.pdf

HEALTH INSURANCE
PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE : state oversight of premium rates / Washington, DC : U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), 2011.
http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d11701.pdf

HURRICANES
REVIEW OF PRACTITIONER COMPLIANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE HURRICANE KATRINA HEALTH-CARE-RELATED PROFESSIONAL WORKFORCE SUPPLY GRANT FOR THE GREATER NEW ORLEANS AREA / U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of Inspector General. -- Washington, DC : U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2011.
http://oig.hhs.gov/oas/reports/region6/60900051.pdf

IMMIGRATION
IMMIGRATION AND POVERTY IN AMERICA'S SUBURBS / Brookings Institution. Metropolitan Policy Program. -- Washington, DC : Brookings Institution, 2011.
http://www.brookings.edu/~/media/Files/rc/papers/2011/0804_immigration_suro_wilson_singer/0804_immigration_suro_wilson_singer.pdf

KU KLUX KLAN
KU KLUX KLAN : a history of racism and violence / Montgomery, Ala. : Southern Poverty Law Center, 2011.
http://www.splcenter.org/sites/default/files/downloads/publication/Ku-Klux-Klan-A-History-of-Racism.pdf

MARRIAGE
MARITAL EVENTS OF AMERICANS : 2009 / Washington, DC : U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2011.
http://www.census.gov/prod/2011pubs/acs-13.pdf

MEDICAL LAW
MANDATORY VACCINATIONS : precedent and current laws / Washington, DC : U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2011.
http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc33092/m1/1/high_res_d/RS21414_2011Mar10.pdf

MEDICAL RECORDS
WILL THE PATIENT-CENTERED MEDICAL HOME TRANSFORM THE DELIVERY OF HEALTH CARE? / Washington, DC : Urban Institute, 2011.
http://www.urban.org/UploadedPDF/412373-will-patient-centered-medical-home-transform-delivery-health-care.pdf?RSSFeed=Urban.xml

OFFSHORE OIL FIELDS
OFFSHORE OIL AND GAS DEVELOPMENT : legal framework / Washington, DC : U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2011.
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL33404.pdf

OIL SPILLS
THE 2010 OIL SPILL : MMS/BOEMRE and NEPA / Washington, DC : U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2011.
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41265.pdf

THE DEEPWATER HORIZON OIL SPILL : coastal wetland and wildlife impacts and response / Washington, DC : U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2010.
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41311.pdf

DEEPWATER HORIZON OIL SPILL DISASTER : risk, recovery, and insurance implications / Washington, DC : U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2010.
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41320.pdf

OIL SPILL LEGISLATION IN THE 112TH CONGRESS / Washington, DC : U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2011.
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41684.pdf

OIL WELL DRILLING
OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF MORATORIA ON OIL AND GAS DEVELOPMENT / Washington, DC : U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2011.
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41132.pdf

PENSIONS
UNIONS AND PUBLIC PENSION BENEFITS / Center for Retirement Research at Boston College. -- Chestnut Hill, Mass. : Boston College, 2011.
http://crr.bc.edu/images/stories/Briefs/slp_19.pdf

PUBLIC SCHOOLS
ACCESS DENIED : New Orleans students and parents identify barriers to public education / New Orleans : Southern Poverty Law Center, 2011.
http://www.splcenter.org/sites/default/files/downloads/publication/SPLC_report_Access_Denied.pdf

RENEWABLE RESOURCES
ECONOMIC EXPANSION, ENERGY INDEPENDENCE AND ENVIRONMENTAL EFFICIENCY : renewables in the South / Atlanta : CSG. Southern Legislative Conference, 2011.
http://www.slcatlanta.org/Publications/EnergyEnvironment/renewableswebfinal.pdf

SALES TAX
STATE TAXATION OF INTERNET TRANSACTIONS / Washington, DC : U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2011.
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41853.pdf

STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM
ACT 9 OF 2005 REGULAR SESSION, PROHIBITED NATIONS INVESTMENTS HOLDINGS REPORT AND ANALYSIS / Baton Rouge : La. School Employees' Retirement System, 2010-

STATE POLICE PENSION AND RETIREMENT SYSTEM
ACT 9 OF 2005 REGULAR SESSION, PROHIBITED NATIONS INVESTMENTS HOLDINGS REPORT AND ANALYSIS / Baton Rouge : La. State Police Retirement System, 2011-

TAX POLICY
COMPETITIVENESS OF STATE AND LOCAL BUSINESS TAXES ON NEW INVESTMENT : ranking states by tax burden on new investment / Council on State Taxation; Ernst and Young. -- Washington, DC : Council on State Taxation, 2011.
http://www.cost.org/Page.aspx?id=69994

UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION
THE UNEMPLOYMENT TRUST FUND (UTF) : state insolvency and federal loans to states / Washington, DC : U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2011.
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RS22954.pdf

UNFUNDED MANDATES REFORM ACT
UNFUNDED MANDATES REFORM ACT : history, impact, and issues / Washington, DC : U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2011.
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R40957.pdf

WATER LAW
LEGISLATIVE APPROACHES TO DEFINING WATERS OF THE UNITED STATES / Washington, DC : U.S. Congressional Research Service, 2010.
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41225.pdf

WEALTH
WEALTH GAPS RISE TO RECORD HIGHS BETWEEN WHITES, BLACKS AND HISPANICS / Washington, DC : Pew Research Center, 2011.
http://pewsocialtrends.org/files/2011/07/SDT-Wealth-Report_7-26-11_FINAL.pdf

 


New Editions of Serial Titles – August 2011



CHILDREN
KIDS COUNT DATA BOOK : state profiles of child well-being / Baltimore, Md. : Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2005-

Holdings:

2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011.

http://www.aecf.org/MajorInitiatives/KIDSCOUNT.aspx

DISASTER RECOVERY
NEW ORLEANS INDEX KATRINA INDEX / Brookings Institution. Metropolitan Policy Program. -- Washington, DC : Brookings Institution, 2006-

Holdings:

2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 Jan., 2010 Aug., 2011.

https://gnocdc.s3.amazonaws.com/reports/GNOCDC_NewOrleansIndexAtSix.pdf

EDUCATION
THE STATE OF PUBLIC EDUCATION IN NEW ORLEANS / Tulane University. Scott S. Cowen Institute for Public Education Initiatives. -- New Orleans : Greater New Orleans Education Foundation, 2007-

Holdings:

2007, 2008, 2010, 2010-July, 2010-Dec, 2011-Mar, 2011.

http://www.coweninstitute.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/2011-SPENO-report.pdf

ENERGY LAW
ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT : legislative digest / Norcross, Ga. : Southern States Energy Board, 2009-

Holdings:

2009, 2010, 2011.

http://www.sseb.org/files/legislative-digest-2011.pdf

HIGHWAY PLANNING
COMPARATIVE DATA REPORT ON STATE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAMS / North Carolina. General Assembly. Fiscal Research Division. -- Atlanta : CSG. Southern Legislative Conference, 1996-

Holdings:

1997, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011.

http://www.slcatlanta.org/publications.shtml
http://www.slcatlanta.org/Publications/cdrs/2010/2010_CDR_TRANSPORTATION.pdf


JUDICIAL PROCEDURE
FEDERAL CIVIL JUDICIAL PROCEDURE AND RULES : Rule amendments received to June 20, 2011 -- St. Paul : West, 2011.

Holdings:

2011.


MOTOR VEHICLES
WARD'S MOTOR VEHICLE FACTS AND FIGURES : documenting the performance and impact of the U.S. auto industry / Southfield, Mich. : Ward's Communications, 2011.

Holdings:

2011.


STATE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM
ACT 9 OF 2005 REGULAR SESSION, PROHIBITED NATIONS INVESTMENTS HOLDINGS REPORT AND ANALYSIS / Baton Rouge : La. State Employees' Retirement System, 2008-

Holdings:

2008, 2009, 2009 Aug., 2010, 2010 Aug., 2011, 2011 July.


STATE GOVERNMENT
THE BOOK OF THE STATES / Lexington, Ky. CSG, 1970-

Holdings:

1970/1971, 1972/1973, 1974/1975, 1976/1977, 1978/1979, 1980/1981, 1982/1983, 1984/1985, 1986/1987, 1988/1989, 1990/1991, 1992/1993, 1994/1995, 1996/1997, 1998/1999, 2000/2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011.


TEACHERS' RETIREMENT SYSTEM
TEACHERS' RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF LOUISIANA, REPORT PURSUANT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF R.S. 11:311 (ACT NO. 9 OF THE 2005 REGULAR SESSION), REPORT OF INVESTMENTS IN PROHIBITED NATIONS / Baton Rouge : Teachers' Retirement System of La. 2005-

Holdings:

2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2008 Dec, 2009, 2010, 2011.