Capital Update tracks the movement of legislation, the introduction of notable bills, and routine regulatory announcements.
The Senate Juvenile Justice Subcommittee held a hearing last week on gang intervention and prevention strategies included in pending crime legislation.
The Education Department
Student-Aid Eligibility Proposed Rules
The Education Department has issued proposed regulations implementing changes made in the Higher Education Act in 1992 and 1993, which tightened eligibility requirements for institutional participation in student-aid programs. The notice was published in the Feb. 10 Federal Register; comments are due March 14.
In Federal Agencies
Corporation for National and Community Service Summer of Service
The Corporation for National and Community Service published in the
Feb. 2 Federal Register guidelines for the Summer of Service, which
will provide $3 million to support national- and community-service
projects designed to alleviate crime and violence. Applications are due