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[S. Res. 193 Agreed to Senate (ATS)]







106th CONGRESS
  1st Session
S. RES. 193

     To reauthorize the Jacob K. Javits Senate Fellowship Program.


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                           September 30, 1999

 Mr. Dodd submitted the following resolution; which was considered and 
                               agreed to

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                               RESOLUTION


 
     To reauthorize the Jacob K. Javits Senate Fellowship Program.

    Resolved,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This resolution may be cited as the ``Jacob K. Javits Senate 
Fellowship Program Resolution''.

SEC. 2. FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM EXTENDED; ELIGIBLE PARTICIPANTS.

    (a) Reauthorization.--In order to encourage increased participation 
by outstanding students in a public service career, the Jacob K. Javits 
Senate Fellowship Program (in this resolution referred to as the 
``program'') is extended for 5 years.
    (b) Eligible Participants.--The Jacob K. Javits Foundation, 
Incorporated, New York, New York, (referred to in this resolution as 
the ``Foundation'') shall select Senate fellowship participants in the 
program. Each such participant shall complete a program of graduate 
study in accordance with criteria agreed upon by the Foundation.

SEC. 3. SENATE COMPONENT OF FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM.

    (a) In General.--The Secretary of the Senate (in this resolution 
referred to as the ``Secretary'') is authorized from funds made 
available under section 5, to appoint and fix the compensation of each 
eligible participant selected under section 2 for a period determined 
by the Secretary. The period of employment for each participant shall 
not exceed 1 year. Compensation paid to participants under this 
resolution shall not supplement stipends received from the Secretary of 
Education under the program.
    (b) Number of Fellowships.--For any fiscal year not more than 10 
fellowship participants shall be employed.
    (c) Placement.--The Secretary, after consultation with the Majority 
Leader and the Minority Leader, shall place eligible participants in 
positions in the Senate that are, within practical considerations, 
supportive of the fellowship participants' academic programs.

SEC. 4. ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT.

    The Secretary of Education may enter into an agreement with the 
Foundation for the purpose of providing administrative support services 
to the Foundation in conducting the program.

SEC. 5. FUNDS.

    An amount not to exceed $250,000 shall be available to the 
Secretary from the contingent fund of the Senate for each of the 5 year 
periods beginning on October 1, 1999 to compensate participants in the 
program.

SEC. 6. PROGRAM EXTENSION.

    This program shall terminate September 30, 2004. Not later than 3 
months prior to September 30, 2004, the Secretary shall submit a report 
evaluating the program to the Majority Leader and the Senate along with 
recommendations concerning the program's extension and continued 
funding level.
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