Olympic Games: Federal Government Provides Significant Funding and Support

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DIANE Publishing, 2000 - Sports & Recreation - 99 pages
Info. on (1) the amount of Fed. funding and support provided to the 1984 and 1996 Summer Olympic Games (OG), and planned for the 2002 Winter OG, and the types of projects and activities that were funded and supported; and (2) the Fed. policies, legislative authorizations, and agency controls in place for providing the federal funds and support to the OG. Includes the evaluation of the 5 projects: development of the Ocoee Whitewater Rapids Slalom venue for the 1996 Summer OG; use of Fed. employees to provide security during the 1996 OG; payment of Atlanta Paralympic Organizing Comm. staff salaries; payment of Paralympic Games' opening ceremony entertainers costs; and vet. assist. during the Paralympic Games.

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Page 5 - ... exercise exclusive jurisdiction, either directly or through its constituent members or committees, over all matters pertaining to the participation of the United States in the Olympic Games and in the...
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Page 37 - Defense or the commander of a specified or unified combatant command to provide assistance for the World Cup Soccer Games, the Goodwill Games, the Olympics, and any other civilian sporting event in support of essential security and safety at such event, but only if the Attorney General certifies that such assistance is necessary to meet essential security and safety needs.").
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Page 22 - We requested comments on a draft of this report from the heads, or their designees, of the Federal Reserve, OCC, Treasury, and SEC.
Page 27 - ... federal law enforcement agencies such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, US Customs Service, etc.
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