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Introduced in House (02/23/1999)

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Title I: Howard Baker School of Government

Title II: John Glenn Institute for Public Service and Public

Policy

Title III: Oregon Institute of Public Service and

Constitutional Studies

Title IV: Paul Simon Public Policy Institute

Title I: Howard Baker School of Government - Authorizes the Secretary of Education to award a grant to the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee, to establish the Howard Baker School of Government and its endowment fund.

(Sec. 103) Requires the School to further the study of democratic institutions and public affairs, among other duties.

(Sec. 104) Requires the School to operate with the guidance of a Board of Advisors.

(Sec. 106) Authorizes appropriations.

Title II: John Glenn Institute for Public Service and Public Policy - Authorizes the Secretary to award a grant to Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, to establish the John Glenn Institute for Public Service and Public Policy and its endowment fund.

(Sec. 202) Requires the Institute to further the study of public service and public policy issues, among other duties.

(Sec. 206) Authorizes appropriations.

Title III: Oregon Institute of Public Service and Constitutional Studies - Authorizes the Secretary to award a grant to Portland State University in Portland, Oregon, to establish an endowment fund to support the Oregon Institute of Public Service and Constitutional Studies, which the University shall establish at the Mark O. Hatfield School of Government under a Leadership Council in order to receive such grant.

(Sec. 303) Requires such Institute to: (1) further the knowledge and understanding of students about public service, the U.S. Government, and the Constitution; (2) increase awareness among youth of the importance of public service; (3) establish a Mark O. Hatfield Fellows program for students of government, public policy, public health, education, or law who have demonstrated a commitment to public service through volunteer activities, research projects, or employment; (4) create library and research facilities; and (5) support the professional development of elected officials at all levels of government.

(Sec. 304) Requires the Institute to operate under the direction of a Leadership Council.

(Sec. 306) Authorizes appropriations.

Title IV: Paul Simon Public Policy Institute - Authorizes the Secretary to award a grant to Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Illinois, to establish an endowment fund to support the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, which the University shall establish in order to receive such grant.

(Sec. 402) Includes among the Institute's duties research, analysis, debate, and policy recommendations with respect to world hunger, mass media, foreign policy, education, and employment.

(Sec. 406) Authorizes appropriations.