New Hampshire Insurance Department – For Producers #nh #department #of #insurance,


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  • Approved Pre-Licensing Courses for Adjusters
    • The NH Insurance Department does not provide study materials, cannot recommend any supplier of study materials and does not evaluate the quality of any training course or study material. The following businesses have advised us they may have training or study materials that you can purchase. The taking of a course alone does not guarantee that an individual will pass a licensing exam, it merely is another tool available for an individual to use to prepare for the test itself.

    License Examinations Prometric

  • Apply Online (Pay by credit card or electronic check), Residents must pass adjusters examination.
  • License Application
  • License Fees
  • Insufficient Funds Policy
  • The 2016 Adjuster renewal period (August 2nd – October 1st) has been closed. Failure to renew by 10/1/16 will require a new application and 2X the renewal fee. Proceed to reinstatements .
  • Licensing Fees
  • Continuing Education Requirements

Effective January 2015 the department will send out courtesy renewal reminders by email only. Notices will be sent approximately 60 days prior to your license expiration. The department will no longer mail notifications. It is imperative that email addresses be kept up to date with this department.

NON RECEIPT OF AN EMAIL REMINDER DOES NOT NEGATE YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO RENEW YOUR LICENSE.

E Mail Maintenance

Reinstatement of License within two years of expiration

  • Resident Reinstatement
  • Continuing Education requirements must be met
  • Apply Online (Pay by credit card or electronic check)
  • Alternative paper application must be completed.
  • If two years has elapsed since expiration, new application fee of $75 applies
  • Adding a Line of Authority: Requires a new application and a $50.00 fee. Must pass appropriate exam.
  • Apply Online (Pay by credit card or electronic check), Residents must pass adjusters examination
  • Deleting a Line of Authority: Make request in writing and include the $50.00 fee.

NOTICE – Non-Resident Adjuster Licensing Continuing Education

License Examinations for non-residents that do not qualify above or reside in a state that does not license adjusters and wish to DESIGNATE NH as their HOME STATE – Prometric

Non-residents must have a license in their home state or 6 months verifiable experience as an adjuster.

  • Apply online if you hold a license in your resident state or designated home state.
  • Apply online if you DO NOT hold a license in your resident State – Non-Residents may apply on Line if you DO NOT hold an adjuster license in your resident state but meet our requirement of 6 months experience as an adjuster (an alternative to taking the NH Exam).
    NOTE: Upon entering your SSN and last name, the system will search for a qualifying exam. You will receive a message that you have not taken a qualifying exam. Continue to apply by selecting the Apply for a License .
  • ONLINE applications are strongly encouraged. Alternative Paper License Application
  • License Fees
  • Insufficient Funds Policy

The 2016 Adjuster renewal period ( August 2, 2016 to October 1, 2016) has been closed. Failure to renew by 10/1/16 will require a new application and 2X the renewal fee. Proceed to Reinstatements.

Effective January 2015 the department will send out courtesy renewal reminders by email only. Notices will be sent approximately 60 days prior to your license expiration. The department will no longer mail notifications. It is imperative that email addresses be kept up to date with this department.

NON RECEIPT OF AN EMAIL REMINDER DOES NOT NEGATE YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO RENEW YOUR LICENSE.

E Mail Maintenance

Reinstatement of License within two years of expiration

  • Non-residents with NH as their designated home state must be CE compliant to reinstate
  • Non-Resident Reinstatement
  • Per RSA 400A:29 fee for reinstatement $150
  • Alternative Paper application
  • If two years has elapsed since expiration, new application fee of $75 applies.
  • Apply Online if you hold a license in your resident state or designated home state
  • Adding a Line of Authority: Requires a new application and a $50.00 fee. Must meet eligibility requirements.
  • Apply online if you hold a license in your resident state
  • Deleting a Line of Authority: Make request in writing and include the $50.00 fee.

New Hampshire Insurance Department – For Producers/Adjusters, Adjusters Licenses***Temporary/Emergency/Catastrophe Adjuster Licenses***

Temporary/Emergency/Catastrophe licenses will be issued upon a declaration of a State of Emergency by the Governor. The Commissioner can also issue Temporary/Emergency/Catastrophe licenses if the Commissioner determines there is an emergency or disaster that requires the temporary licensing of adjusters pursuant to RSA 402-B:11.

Apply online if you hold an adjuster license in your resident state or designated home state.

Apply online if you DO NOT hold a license in your resident State – Non-Residents may apply on Line if you DO NOT hold an adjuster license in your resident state but meet our requirement of 6 months experience as an adjuster (an alternative to taking the NH Exam).
NOTE: Upon entering your SSN and last name, the system will search for a qualifying exam. You will receive a message that you have not taken a qualifying exam. Continue to apply by selecting the Apply for a License .

Alternative paper Adjuster Application and mail or hand-deliver it to the Department. Indicate on the application that it is for an Emergency License.

Applicants must be licensed in another state or have 6 months adjusting experience.

To verify and print license, select LICENSE STATUS on our homepage.

License will be processed immediately upon receipt and, if otherwise qualified, the license will be approved.

Licensing fee must be received prior to license issue.

Please Contact the Licensing Division With Any Questions.


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Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) Information- Rhode Island -Department of Human


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CRANSTON, R.I. The Rhode Island Department of Human Services (DHS) today released the detailed performance metrics dashboard that includes June data to help track the progress of the State’s UHIP turnaround effort. Highlights from the dashboard include: The number of pending applications.

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The Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF), the federal funding source for DHS Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP), recently updated their rules and now require new pre-service training for CCAP providers. To assist child care providers in meeting these requirements, DHS enlisted the Center for

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DHS Director Hawkins Receives Unanimous Senate Approval PROVIDENCE, R.I. The Rhode Island Senate unanimously approved Courtney E. Hawkins as Director for the Department of Human Services Tuesday afternoon. The native Rhode Islander and current Providence resident, started the role in an.

06/21/2017 10:45 EDT

Local elected leaders will be in attendance to hear concerns Wednesday, June 21, 2017 State’s Director of Veterans Affairs to Hold Town Hall Meeting in Burrillville PROVIDENCE, R.I. The state’s Director of Veterans Affairs Kasim J. Yarn will host a town hall-style meeting in Burrillville

Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) Information

The CCAP program can subsidize the cost of child care for families that are residents of Rhode Island. CCAP is available for children who are US citizens or legal residents and under age 13. The age can be extended to 18 if the child has special needs.

Child Care Assistance is available to:

  • Low income families who meet income guidelines and are working a minimum of 20 hours per week at or above Rhode Island’s minimum wage.
  • Families participating in training, apprenticeship, internship, on-the-job training, work experience, work immersion sponsored by the Governor s Workforce Board, who need child care in order to take part in these job readiness/training opportunities.
  • Families participating in the RI Works program.
  • Pregnant/Parenting Teens participating in DHS Youth Success program.

CCAP is also temporarily available to families through the following Pilot Program

  • Transitional Child Care Pilot (October 1, 2013 – September 30, 2017)

Allows families already participating in the CCAP program to remain eligible for the subsidy program if their income increases and does not exceed 225% of the federal poverty level.

Choosing a Child Care Provider

Families that qualify for the CCAP program can choose their own child care provider. The CCAP program will reimburse authorized child care providers up to a certain amount. Most eligible families share in the cost of care, called a co-payment, based on their income, family size and the number of children receiving child care subsidies. This fee is paid directly to the child care provider.

Parents can select the child care provider of their choice and, if necessary, may use more than one provider to meet their child care needs so long as the hours of care do not overlap. Options for child care include:

  • A DCYF licensed child care center or before/after-school program
  • A DCYF licensed family child care home
  • A license-exempt provider (such as a family member) that has received approval from DHS

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Advanced Water Products – Services designs, installs, and services water treatment


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Advanced Water is owned by Environmental Technical Group, Inc. (ETG), a full-service environmental consulting
and training organization. ETG specializes in Health Safety Training and Environmental Inspection Services
(asbestos. Phase I) for commercial, institutional, and residential clients.

Advanced Water has been solving water problems in homes, businesses, and municipalities since 1977. Unlike
most water companies who are more sales organizations than service providers, Advanced Water is owned, staffed,
and supported by an experienced team of experts who care about you and the water problems affecting you and
your family.

Based in Central New York. we service Onondaga, Madison, Oneida, Cayuga, Oswego, Jefferson, Wayne Counties
and beyond efficiently from our Syracuse headquarters. Our Homer, NY branch office services Cortland, Tompkins,
Broome, and Chenango Counties. Supported product sales are available to customers nationwide.

Advanced Water designs custom systems to eliminate simple to severe water problems including hardness, iron,
sulfur, bacteria, sediment, odor, color, chlorine and trihalomethanes, organic compounds, tannins, colloidal clay,
lead, mercury, stained fixtures, and others. We use proven components and sensible designs carefully selected to
give our customers what they are looking for: Good Water!

Our residential and commercial products and systems include: softeners – including state-of-the-art self-sanitizing
systems; reverse osmosis (RO) units – both point-of-use and whole-house; carbon filtration systems; chlorination
systems; filters; ultraviolet (UV) sterilizers; and more.

Whether you have a problem with e-coli or coliform bacteria, hard water, rotten-egg odor, brown or red water, lead,
rust, cloudiness, corroded or crusty fixtures, stained fixtures or dishes, or a multitude of other water problems – we
can help. We can test for many problems right on the spot – for free. Some tests require a laboratory – we can
provide bottles, instructions, and guidance in choosing the correct tests for your particular needs.

Advanced Water supports it’s products and systems with service. Whether it’s routine or emergency, our technicians
and trucks are on call when you need them. For annual system checks. parts, filters, lamps, upgrades, and any
other service need on an Advanced Water system and many other brands, we’re just a phone call away.

Advanced Water also performs Septic Dye testing and Well Flow testing for real estate transactions.

Advanced Water
995A North Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13206
(315) 451-2233 phone
(315) 458-0526 FAX
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Consultant directory #consultants, #gps, #doctors, #surgeons, #anaesthetics, #burns #and #plastics, #cardiology,


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Consultant directory

With so many consultants, all with special interests, we appreciate it can be difficult for GPs to make the right referral choice, and it can be confusing for patients.

This consultant directory is offered as an easy reference guide to the specific clinical services and interests of all the consultants working at or for University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust.

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Browse by category results: neurology

Dr Hani Benamer, Consultant Neurologist, Neurology Acute

Graduated from Tripoli. Obtained MRCP and neurology training in Glasgow. Gained PhD CCST. Special interest in movement disorders. Honorary lecturer at UoB with interest in medical education. Senior editor of Libyan Journal of Medicine.

Dr Nicholas P Davies, Consultant Neurologist, Neurology and Neuromuscular Conditions

Trained in Birmingham and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London. Specialist interests include: Neuromuscular disorders, metabolic diseases and ion channel disorders.

Dr Roland O Etti, Consultant Neurologist, Neurology and Neuro Rehabilitation

Trained in neurology in Hull and Birmingham. Has an interest in general neurology, headaches and management of multiple sclerosis symptoms.

Dr Tom Hayton, Consultant Neurologist

MBChB from University of Edinburgh, PhD from UCL; trained in London and West Midlands;sub-speciality interest in traumatic brain injury.

Dr M Tom Heafield, Consultant Neurologist, Neurology Acute

Qualified at St Mary’s Hospital London in 1984, he was appointed to the Trust as consultant neurologist in 1994. He has a varied and broad interest in all aspects of clinical neurology and service developments.

Dr Saiju Jacob, Consultant Neurologist and Clinical Service Lead

Neurology training done in London and West Midlands with doctoral research and fellowship at Oxford. Special interest includes neuromuscular and neuroimmunology, with weekly clinics for each

Dr Alistair John Lewthwaite, Consultant Neurologist

Graduated from University of Birmingham, 2000. PhD in the Genetics of Parkinson’s Disease, 2009. Specialist interest in Parkinson’s Disease and other movement disorders, including assessment of patients for deep brain stimulation.

Dr Edward Littleton, Consultant Neurologist

Graduated from University College London (1996), having trained at Jesus College Cambridge and UCL medical school. Doctoral research in neuroimmunology undertaken at Oxford. Has a special interest in stroke.

Dr Gordon Mazibrada, Consultant Neurologist

Qualified as Doctor of Medicine from the University of Zagreb, Croatia in 1991. Professional areas of interest are multiple sclerosis and inflammatory disorders of the central nervous system.

Dr Dougall McCorry, Neuroscience Consultant

Trained at the Walton Centre, Liverpool, his MD is on the subject of understanding antiepileptic decision making. He is a member of the Association of British Neurology and International League Against Epilepsy.

Dr Niraj Mistry, Consultant Neurologist

Specialist interest MS. Clinical and pre-clinical training at the University of Cambridge, followed by basic Neurosciences training in Oxford then higher specialist Neurology training in Nottingham. Research MD from University of Cambridge.

Dr David Nicholl, Consultant Neurologist, Neurology Acute, Neuro-Genetics and Movement Disorders

Main research interests are in Parkinson’s disease and the genetics of neurodegenerative diseases. He also works at Birmingham City Hospital and lectures at the University of Birmingham.

Dr Hardev S Pall, Consultant Neurologist, Neurology Acute, Neurodegenerative and Parkinson’s Disease

Graduated from Bristol University in 1979. Had postgraduate training in Birmingham, London and Cambridge. Clinical interests in movement and motor neurone disorders. Has clinics for movement disorders and patients for deep brain stimulation surgery.

Professor Yusuf A Rajabally, Consultant Neurologist, Neuromuscular Disease and Peripheral Neuropathy

Main specialist interest in inflammatory neuropathy management. Runs several other specialist neuropathy clinics. Research active in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP), Guillain-Barré syndrome and other acquired neuropathies.

Dr Vijay Sawlani, Consultant Neuroradiologist

Masters in neurovascular diseases, from the University of Paris and Mahidol. Interests include: advance applications of MRI including spectroscopy, perfusion, DTI and functional imaging in brain tumours, epilepsy and neurological disorders.

Dr Shanika Samarasekera, Consultant Neurologist

Graduated and trained in Newcastle and the West Midlands. Has a background in both Psychiatry (to membership level) and Neurology. Specialist interest in Epilepsy.

Dr Alexandra Sinclair, Consultant Neurologist

Graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2000 and obtained her MRCP in 2003, PhD in 2010 and her Certificate of Completion of Training in January 2012. Interests: headache and idiopathic intracranial hypertension.

Dr Imad N Soryal, Consultant in Rehabilitation, Medicine and Neurology

Qualified in Sudan in 1978. His specialties are in rehabilitation medicine and neurology.

Professor Steve Sturman, Consultant Neurologist, Neurology and Rehabilitation

A specialist in MS and Motor Assessment. he has interests in post-polio, head injuries, neuro-disabilities, stroke and neurorehabilitation.

Professor Adrian C Williams, Consultant Neurologist, Neurology Acute, Parkinson’s, MND

Professor of Clinical Neurology at the Regional Centre for Neurology at the Trust. He is also a senior advisor to the Parkinson’s Society.

Dr Mark Willmot, Consultant Neurologist with Interest in Stroke

Dr Willmot is a consultant neurologist with a sub-specialty interest in stroke. His interests involve the role of nitric oxide in the pathophysiology of stroke, patent foramen ovale in young stroke, blood pressure and the management of acute stroke.

Dr John B Winer, Consultant Neurologist, Neurology Acute, Neuromuscular Disorders and Polymyositis

Trained in Neurology at the Middlesex, Guy’s and St Mary’s hospitals in London, and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. Gained his first qualification in 1978. Current research is mainly focused on neuromuscular disease.

Dr John Woolmore, Consultant Neurologist

Clinical and research interests include multiple sclerosis and neuroinflammatory conditions of the central nervous system. He has two specialist clinics at the QE where his clinical focus is on disease modifying therapies within the field of MS care.

Dr Ben Wright. Consultant Neurologist

Graduated from University College London. Postgraduate training in Cambridge and Birmingham. Specialist interest in dystonia, Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders. I run the adult Wolfram syndrome multi-disciplinary clinic.

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Clinical Psychology #sas, #school #of #arts #and #sciences, #rutgers #university, #state


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The clinical science program at Rutgers is designed for students with a primary interest in research and scholarship in addition to clinical practice. The majority of the faculty have a cognitive or behavioral approach to assessment and treatment, and the program is geared primarily to students who wish to receive this type of training. There are also more limited opportunities for students whose interests are eclectic and who may supplement training in cognitive behavior therapy with courses and supervised experiences in other approaches (e.g. family systems). For students whose primary interests are in the practice of clinical psychology, the University also offers graduate training in clinical psychology leading to the Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) degree through the separate Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP).

The Clinical Ph.D. program at Rutgers University has been an American Psychological Association accredited training program since 1965. Questions about APA accreditation status can be directed to the program or to the APA Office on Accreditation at (202) 336-5979, or by mail at 750 First St. NE, Washington, DC 20002-4242

We are a member of the Academy of Psychological Clinical Science, a coalition of doctoral and internship training programs that share a common goal of producing and applying scientific knowledge to the assessment, understanding, and amelioration of human problems. Membership in the Academy is granted only after a thorough peer review process. The Rutgers Clinical Ph.D. program was recently accredited by the Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System, as well. Our membership in the Academy and accreditation by the Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System indicates that we are committed to excellence in scientific training, and to using clinical science as the foundation for design, implementing, and evaluating assessment and intervention procedures. We view clinical psychology as a specialty area within the discipline of psychology, and believe that research, scholarship, and clinical application should be firmly grounded in the core knowledge base of psychology as a science.

The core clinical faculty are drawn from the Department of Psychology, the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology. the Center of Alcohol Studies. and the adjacent Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. The breadth of faculty interests and expertise in research permits students to create a program of study tailored to their particular scholarly interests. Clinical faculty conduct research on cognitive and behavior therapies, health psychology, psychophysiology, applied behavior analysis, prevention, substance abuse, emotional intelligence, cognitive functioning, eating disorders, anxiety disorders, and autism. Students have the opportunity to work with child, adolescent, adult, and older adult populations in multiple research labs at Rutgers and affiliated institutions.

The training approach relies heavily upon a mentorship model of training. Students are matched with a research mentor when they begin their graduate training program, and involve themselves in one or more research projects upon entering the program, initially as apprentices in ongoing projects, and subsequently as independent investigators. Students may study not only with clinical psychology faculty, but also with non-clinical researchers in the Psychology Department, and it is not uncommon for students to participate in more than one research group. Equally important is the goal of helping students to develop clinical skills. As in the research component of the program, our philosophy is that an apprenticeship model is most effective in teaching clinical skills. Students have available as role models a large number of faculty members who embody the clinical scientist concept. These faculty not only conduct research, but also are experienced clinical psychologists who are directly involved in clinical practice of various kinds. Students also have access to doctoral faculty in the Psy.D. program who focus primarily on clinical practice.

Our graduates consistently score well on the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP) exam and the vast majority go on to attain licensure to practice psychology. Despite this, our program is primarily a research-focused program and is not a good match for students interested in careers focused primarily on clinical service delivery. For additional information about Clinical Ph.D. program selection and admissions procedures, please see http://clinicalpsychgradschool.org/. a website that provides information and resources that may be helpful in your graduate school selection process.


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Fire Department

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On behalf of the men and women of the Lake Mary Fire Department (LMFD) I would like to welcome you to our official website. The Lake Mary Fire Department is committed to providing the highest level of customer service. The department provides an array of services which include: Fire Prevention, Fire Suppression, Rescue, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Public Education and Emergency Management. The department s current Insurance Services Organization Rating is a class 3.

The City of Lake Mary is nestled in Seminole County Florida. The department serves a full time residential population of 15,905 which due to business traffic and visitors can grow to over 35,000. We are located approximately 18 miles north of Orlando, Florida just off Interstate 4 and have jurisdiction over an area in excess of nine square miles. The department also participates in the Seminole County Mutual Aid First Response System. This system allows for a seamless and consistent level of service between the various cities and unincorporated areas within the County; all working under the same guidelines and protocols. The department is comprised of 45 personnel which operate out of two strategically located fire stations. Daily fire station staffing include: two ALS Fire Engines, two ALS Rescues and one Battalion Chief. In addition to Emergency Operations personnel is an administrative staff which includes the Fire Chief, Deputy Chief, Battalion Chief of Training, Fire Marshal, three Fire Inspectors, and two Administrative Support personnel.

In 2015, I was given the privilege of being appointed the Fire Chief of the great City of Lake Mary. I want you to know that as your Fire Chief, I will work to continuously improve services, and will provide the leadership necessary to ensure that the City of Lake Mary is one of the safest communities in Seminole County, Florida. Our mission is to safeguard the quality of life for our community.

The Lake Mary Fire Department operates with the highest level of professionalism and dedication to its citizens. As a tight-knit organization we accomplish our goals and mission by including our values into all daily operations.

The City of Lake Mary Fire Department Values:

To ensure the public s trust and the opportunity to serve them

A work environment that promotes safety, integrity and mutual respect

Teamwork and leadership at all levels

Personal and Professional Development

We hope you will take the time to explore our site and learn about the services we are proud to offer to the community. If you need further information please feel free to contact my office at (407) 585-1480.

In your service,

Frank Cornier, Fire Chief


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Orange County, North Carolina #orange #county #department #of #public #health


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Orange County – A place to enjoy life!

  • Orange County has two senior centers with a wide range of activities and events.

  • The Planning and Inspections Department supports clean water resources like Lake Orange.

  • During times of regional or personal crisis, the Orange County Emergency Services 9-1-1 Communications Center is just a phone call away.

  • Learn more about Orange County summer events from the Visitors Bureau.

  • After Independence Day, North Carolina delegates met several times in 1788-most often in Hillsborough-to discuss the newly formed United States Constitution and what would eventually become the Bill of Rights.

  • The Register of Deeds Office serves as custodian of property public records and also birth and death certificates.

  • Artistic creativity can be found in many places in Orange County, NC.

  • Orange County has several busy community centers, including the Cedar Grove Community Center.

  • Agricultural preservation plays a key role in shaping Orange County.


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  • Criminal Justice Department #criminal #justice #department, #criminal, #justice, #law, #police, #law


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    You have unlimited possibilities for success at Tennessee State University. We’re a leading institution of higher learning and provide students with the opportunity to experience academic and personal growth. You’ll receive instruction from top-notch faculty and be immersed in research, service learning, and student life activities, including internships, cultural, and study abroad opportunities.

    Undergraduate

    Graduate

    Our world-class faculty will teach you how to apply what you learn in the classroom to real-world situations. As a student, you will become a problem solver and critical thinker. You may begin the admissions process by submitting your application. The university also assists in providing information on financial aid services, work-study, fellowships and scholarships based on eligibility and other rules and regulations established by the agencies.

    Tennessee State University students are go by the motto: “Think. Work. Serve.” But we also realize a little fun should be part of the collegiate experience to create a holistic approach to learning. With a variety of social, professional and civic clubs for students to participate in, there are many opportunities for you to share your time and talents and enjoy connecting with your fellow students to create the work-life balance needed for success in college and beyond.

    Tennessee State University counts on the generous contributions of alumni and friends to fulfill our mission of providing a top-notch, affordable education to the best and brightest students. Every gift, no matter the size, makes a difference. When you support TSU, you help provide critically needed scholarships, departmental support and other special project funding that benefits our students.

    Tennessee State University is engaging in cutting-edge research to address critical challenges in our society. Our research arm supports faculty and students by taking their ideas from conception to fruition in critical areas such as biotechnology, homeland security and agriculture, to name a few. Our Centers of Excellence encourage collaborative and experimental learning opportunities and help expand the boundaries of science, education and technology.

    Tennessee State University Athletics is part of the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) NCAA Division Ⅰ and offers football, men’s basketball, women’s basketball, track and field, golf, tennis, softball and volleyball. We provide student-athletes with a positive academic and social environment to excel on and off the field. Our mission is to blend physical, emotional and intellectual development into one experience. We not only build winning-teams, but leaders in the classroom, in the community and in your profession of choice.

    Tennessee State University is a world-class university known for academic excellence, incredible students, inspiring faculty, exceptional value and an amazing campus and community. We invite you to learn more about TSU and our academic programs, admissions process, tuition and financial aid, campus visits, student housing and more.

    Tennessee State University is dedicated to helping students develop the skills needed for the real world. Our vibrant campus life, leadership opportunities, rigorous academic programs, access to scholarships and student services are just a few of the student services we offer. We are preparing career-ready professionals today for knowledge-based jobs tomorrow. The Tiger legacy continues with you.

    TSU loves parents! And we encourage you to stay involved with your Tennessee State University student. We strive to make the transition to college and beyond flow as smoothly as possible for everyone. We’ll keep you up-to-date on campus happenings through a monthly eNewsletter, a helpful Parent Guide and through many other programs and events. We’re here to help you and your student make the most out of your TSU experience.

    At Tennessee State University, our blood runs blue! We enjoy connecting, socializing and sharing news about the great things our alumni are doing across the globe. From our annual Homecoming celebration to donor events and volunteer activities, TSU alumni always find time to celebrate what it means to be a Big Blue Tiger. We welcome you back to campus anytime to rekindle your most memorable experiences.

    Welcome to Tennessee State University, located in the heart of Nashville, one of the nation’s most progressive cities! Whether you are here for your first visit, planning a campus tour or returning after many years away, TSU welcomes you to enjoy our facilities, hospitality and our unique history and contributions.

    Tennessee State University is proud to have 1,200 distinguished administrators, faculty and staff members as part of our team. With outstanding reputations for teaching, research and service, these professionals make valuable contributions to our community of scholars and ensure that TSU is a thriving public institution of higher learning.

    Criminal Justice Department

    Equipping Students for Work in Criminal Justice

    The Department of Criminal Justice has approximately 400 students and is one of the largest programs in the nation devoted to criminal justice education.

    The Department offers both undergraduate (B.S.) and graduate (M.C.J.) degrees in Criminal Justice. This degree is also an excellent Pre-Law major.

    The Criminal Justice curriculum contains a broad range of courses including Police Science, Social Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Law designed to equip students for work in the field of criminal justice. The Department’s wide range of academic courses are intended to achieve the following major objectives:

    • Provide students with an academic, ethical, and legal foundation for employment opportunities within the criminal justice field.
  • Foster the following knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs):

    good communication skills (written and oral)
    improved critical thinking (problem solving and reflective judgment)
    sharpen moral reasoning
    deepen the appreciation and complexity of living in a more global society

    Campus Location:
    Department of Criminal Justice
    Crouch Hall (a.k.a. Graduate Building), 3rd floor

    “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
    –Martin Luther King, Jr.

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    Tennessee State University has been designated a certified “Vets Campus” by the THEC, and “Military Friendly” by G.I Jobs and Victory Media.


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  • Department of Veterans Affairs – definition of Department of Veterans Affairs


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    Department of Veterans Affairs

    In fiscal year 2014, the Department of Veterans Affairs estimates that it will spend $1.

    Department of Veterans Affairs documents obtained by the National Security Archive at George Washington University show that 37 percent of active duty veterans have filed for disability compensation, compared to a significantly smaller 20 percent of those who served with the National Guard or Reserve units.

    Department of Veterans Affairs to pick and choose what religions and belief systems it will accommodate in the production of headstones, markers and plaques for veterans,” Fox said.

    Leaders at the Department of Veterans Affairs said they agree.

    Two of the three companies that you mention, FEMA and the Department of Veterans Affairs. are government agencies and have extensive job offerings online.

    He then worked for the Department of Veterans Affairs for 14 years.

    This contract vehicle greatly expands our ability to offer the DOD Military Health System and the Department of Veterans Affairs our broad range of services from network engineering to complete software life cycle development,” said Baldwin.

    Summary: Require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to modify the formula, known as the Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation (VERA) system, for the allocation of funds appropriated to the Department of Veterans Affairs for medical care to different geographic regions of the Nation, and for other purposes.

    The Department of Veterans Affairs also conducts research in this area with adults and their family members.

    This group comprises federal agencies with large payment volumes, including the Department of Veterans Affairs .

    There are areas of activity and funding supported by the Veterans Health Administration that are questionable as to their contribution to the mission of the Department of Veterans Affairs .


    11/08/2017

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    RSTickets! Pro is a professional Joomla! HelpDesk ticketing system that has a high level of personalization and will meet all of your customer support needs. A help desk ticketing system will allow you to provide prompt and efficient support to your clients. RSTickets!Pro comes by default with an integrated knowledgebase system, thus allowing staff members to decrease response time and improve efficiency.

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    A DUI conviction in Denver Colorado can affect some professionals more than others. These are professions that require a special license or certification that can be in jeopardy if you are convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs such as:

    Denver DUI
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    Throughout the entire case, Mr. Churchill was highly professional and compassionate. The case was a very difficult one from a legal standpoint and through his knowledge of the law he was able to get an unexpectedly excellent result.
    – KC

    I was very impressed with how Mr. Churchill handled my case. He obviously cared about getting a good result for me. When I heard him talk about my case, I got confident that he would get a good result, but never expected the case would get completely dismissed.
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    Denver DUI Attorney

    The defense of a Denver DUI requires experience in a very specialized field. In addition to being well versed in evidentiary law. criminal law. and constitutional law. a good DUI attorney in Denver must understand the science behind your blood alcohol test. and have the experience to understand how the Denver police make DUI arrests. With 14 years of experience, Kevin Churchill has represented hundreds of clients in Colorado that have been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Experience in the field allows Mr. Churchill to uncover the weaknesses in the evidence against you. Every case is different, but the goal is always the same.

    To minimize the impact a DUI arrest has on your life by reducing the charges against you or having the charges dropped altogether.

    Kevin Churchill provides aggressive defense to all DUI charges in Denver and the surrounding Colorado counties. He is dedicated to protecting those accused of drunk driving in Colorado from unnecessary convictions and criminal penalties. Our clients do not plead guilty when a better outcome can be obtained. DUI and DWAI convictions can have life-changing consequences beyond the criminal court penalties involved. Those charged with DUI in Denver are typically everyday people such as commercial truck drivers or anyone else that must drive in order to make a living and support their family.

    Colorado DUI laws have recently changed to include more severe penalties for those convicted of driving under the influence. It is more important than ever to have an expert DUI attorney when you have been charged with a drunk driving offense. Any offense that occurred after July 1, 2010 has increased mandatory minimum jail sentences attached, as well as the possible revocation of your driver’s license. Mr. Churchill has represented those charged with DUI or DWAI in hundreds of cases. He handles cases throughout the Front Range and eastern Colorado. Please call our office immediately if you are facing charges, and by all means, do not plead guilty until an experienced attorney has thoroughly reviewed all aspects of your case.

    The consequences for a DUI conviction can include both lengthy jail sentences as well as the loss of your privilege to drive. Even first offenses carry a 9 month revocation of your driver’s license — and mandatory jail if your blood alcohol content is very high. Our first objective is to help you avoid a conviction altogether, and if that cannot be done, then to help you avoid unreasonably harsh penalties in Denver courts and at the Colorado DMV .

    The Cost of a DUI in Denver, Colorado
    There are hefty court costs, fines, probation costs, alcohol treatment costs, increased insurance premiums, lost job opportunities, and so on. The fee that you will pay to have expert legal representation can be small by comparison. Drunk driving is a criminal offense, but with the added complexity of having scientific evidence that is unique to these types of cases. This is why it is best to hire a lawyer that specializes in DUI defense cases. Many people incorrectly assume that there is no chance to beat the case against them. It requires someone well-versed in this specialized field of law to help you determine if a conviction can be avoided in your particular case. Rarely are those breaks in the prosecutor’s case apparent to someone who does not regularly practice law in this field. When a conviction cannot be avoided, it will help a great deal to have an attorney work to minimize the penalties that you will face in court – especially on second or subsequent offenses.

    The defense of your case will involve many layers of analysis, beginning with the constitutionality, or legality, of your traffic stop (or contact from the police for whatever reason). If the police did not have reasonable suspicion or probable cause to stop you to begin with, then all of the evidence against you must be thrown out. If the evidence is legally admissible against you – then the analysis turns to the reliability and credibility of the evidence itself. With field sobriety tests being given incorrectly, breath machines committing testing errors, police failing to follow procedures, and evidence being improperly collected – many of those charged with DUI simply accept a conviction when there are DUI defense arguments .

    Your guilt or innocence under Colorado DUI law rests on evidence that must be closely examined before you plead guilty to any drug or alcohol driving offense. The penalties for a DUI conviction are too great to ignore the possibility that the evidence against you is wrong. Experienced drunk driving defense involves never accepting the evidence on its face. We will scrutinize the evidence that other lawyers may assume can’t be defeated, because we understand that DUI evidence is much more complicated than meets the eye. Please give our office a call. Mr. Churchill will directly answer any questions you may have regarding your case, and give you advice about what you should do to protect your criminal record and your driver’s license.

    We offer some advice about what to do when you have been pulled over on our page entitled DUI Arrest Advice. However, most people come to our website after they have already been arrested, and are now looking for advice on what steps to take to protect themselves:

    The Steps You Should Take After You Have Been Arrested:

    1. Do not make any statements to the police. In fact, it is better to hand them your driver’s license and other identification than it is to speak when they ask who you are. Certainly, the officer is going to note in his report that you had slurred speech – even in cases where you did not.
    2. Request a Colorado DMV hearing within seven days of taking a breath test or within seven days of refusing to take the test. In blood test cases, request a DMV hearing as soon as you are notified by the DMV of a pending license revocation. Always ask for the officer to be present.
    3. Retain an experienced Denver DUI lawyer to evaluate your case before the first court date, or the DMV hearing date. The sooner you hire a lawyer, the better, since it may take some time to answer the necessary questions of your particular case.
    4. Do not plead guilty, or assume that you are guilty. Contrary to what most people think, there are DUI defense arguments that can be used in most cases. DUI and DUID cases involve very complex evidence that must be collected by the police in a lawful manner, as well as a scientifically valid manner. Experienced representation is the only way to discover if the police, and the prosecution, have what they need to convict you.

    Kevin Churchill has 14 years of experience providing DUI and DMV hearing defense representation in all Denver metro area courts. Kevin Churchill offers experienced defense for all DUI related charges, as well as all criminal charges related to the DUI case, including felony drug possession, domestic violence, and assault.


    31/07/2017

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    Florida DMV Online Guide

    Florida Motorcycle License

    Starting on July 1, 2008 the State of Florida requires that new Motorcyclists (regardless of age) must take and pass the Basic Rider Course through the Florida Rider Training Program before they get a motorcycle only license or can have the Motorcycle Endorsement added to their drivers license.

    When you have successfully completed the Basic Rider Course the sponsor will submit the results to the DMV electronically.

    There are two types of motorcycle drivers licenses in Florida. You must have one of the following if you are going to operate a two or three wheel motorcycle that has an engine over 50 cc.

    Motorcycle Endorsement

    If you already have a Florida drivers license then you can get a motorcycle endorsement on the drivers license you hold. To obtain your motorcycle endorsement you must show proof that you have completed the Florida Rider Program.

    Motorcycle Only License

    To get a Motorcycle Only license you must be at least 16 years old and have held a learners permit for at least a year with no traffic convictions. If you are over 18 you are not required to have held a learners permit. You must pass the standard class E operators license test that all drivers take to get a drivers license and complete the Basic Riders Course.

    Three Wheel Motorcycles

    To operate a three wheel motorcycle you must complete the S/TEP – Sidecar / Trike Evaluation Program. This course provides basic skills for those operating three wheel motorcycles and and side car rigs.

    Those who pass the Motorycycle S/TEP course will have an “S” restriction on their license. The S Restriction indicates that the person only has permission to operate a three wheeled motorcycle.

    Temporary Instruction Permit To Operate a Motorcycle

    As of July 1, 2008 there will be NO temporary permits issued by the State of Florida.

    Florida Helmet Laws

    If you are 21 years old and covered by an insurance policy with at least $10,000 in medical benefits you can get a Helmet exemption. Note that law enforcement may stop you if you are not wearing a helmet and they believe you are under 21.

    Questions about Getting a Motorcycle License?
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    26/07/2017

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    New to Maryland Titling and Registering Your Vehicle Information #mva, #motor


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    As a new resident of Maryland you must register your vehicle within 60 days of moving to Maryland. If you delay beyond 60 days, you will not be eligible for a tax credit for any titling tax paid in another state, and you may be subject to a citation for an out of state registration.

    Please Note: If an owner of a vehicle originally titled in Maryland obtains a title for the vehicle in another state in the same name, and returns to Maryland, it may be registered by surrendering the foreign title and securing a Duplicate Maryland Title. There is a fee for a duplicate title.

    Titling Your Vehicle

    You can apply for a Maryland title, and registration, in person at any of the MVA’s full service branch offices. You also can mail the documents to the MVA’s Out-of-State Title Unit, 6601 Ritchie Highway, Glen Burnie, MD 21062, or go to an MVA licensed tag and title service where they will assist you in applying.

    Typically, you will need to submit the following forms to obtain a title for your vehicle:

    • Proof of ownership – This is the vehicle’s existing title that identifies you as the owner. If there is a lien against your out-of-state title:
      • First, contact the MVA at the Customer Service Center at 1-410-768-7000.
      • If you do not have the title document or certificate, the MVA will provide you with a letter (form #VR-056) to send to your lien holder requesting the title(s) be sent to the MVA. Note: Please have the following information for the letter: Name of vehicle owner, MD address, phone number, VIN number, year, make of vehicle,lien holder’s name, lien holder’s address,lien holder’s fax number, state where currently registered/titled and lien account number.
      • Upon receipt of the title documents(s), the MVA will write or call you to inform you that we have received the title(s). We will inform you of the excise tax due and ask you to send your completed Application for Certificate of Title (form #VR-005), the MD Safety Inspection Certificate, and payment (check or money order made payable to the MVA) to the MVA. The check should include payment for the following:
        • Title fee
        • Fee to record the lien
        • Excise tax and tag fees
    • Application form – The Application for Certificate of Title (form #VR-005) can be used to apply for both the vehicle’s title and registration. Be sure to include your insurance information. Your policy must conform to Maryland’s minimum liability insurance requirements .
    • Maryland Safety Inspection Certificate – This Maryland State Police form certifies that your vehicle meets Maryland safety standards. It is valid for up to 90 days from the date issued.
      • Certificate of Inspection
        A Safety Inspection is required for all used cars, trucks, tractors, trailers, motorcycles, special equipment, and class “B” for hire vehicles being titled and registered in Maryland. They must be inspected by a licensed Maryland inspection station, such as automobile dealers, service stations and specialized automobile service centers. A certificate of inspection issued by the inspection station within the previous 90 days of the vehicle titling must accompany the Application for Title. To avoid delay, compare the vehicle identification number (VIN) entered on the inspection certificate with the VIN on the vehicle plus the vehicle ownership documents to make certain they agree. Altered inspection certificates will not be accepted.

    Under certain circumstances, additional information and/or forms may be required:

    • Proof of vehicle’s value – If the vehicle’s value cannot be identified by the MVA, you may need to submit a bill of sale. For leased vehicles, a lease agreement may also be acceptable.
    • Lease agreement and proof of monthly lease payments (leased vehicles only) – If you have paid or are paying excise tax to another state through your lease payments, the documents may be needed to determine the amount of excise tax credit you may receive.
    • Lien information – If you borrowed money to buy the vehicle, lien information may need to be recorded on the application. The MVA form entitled Security Interest Filing (form #VR-217) must be used if a second lien is placed against the title.
    • Lien release – If your title indicates that a lien exists, you must make arrangements with the lien holder to pay off the loan (lien) or the MVA will file the lien against your new title (i.e. transfer the lien).
    • Power of attorney – If someone other than you, the new owner, is signing the titling forms for you, this document is required.

    Note that if you also intend to register the vehicle, additional forms are usually needed

    Registration requirements vary greatly by the type and intended use of the vehicle. The requirements for most vehicles can be found in Registration – Common Vehicles.

    Your title will be mailed to you regardless of how you apply. If you also register the vehicle, your registration card, license plates and expiration stickers can be provided immediately when you apply in person to the MVA; otherwise, these items also will be mailed to you.

    Maryland Excise Titling Tax

    If the vehicle has been recently purchased, the 6% excise tax is based on the greater of the total purchase price verified by a notarized MVA Bill of Sale (form VR-181). signed by both the buyer(s) and the seller(s) in which the actual price paid for the vehicle is stated or $640. In other cases, the total purchase price or the valuation shown in a national publication of used car values adopted for use by the Administration will be used to establish the tax. There is an addition or subtraction for high or low mileage. On vehicles seven years old and older, the tax is based on the greater of the purchase price or the minimum book value of $640.

    Note: As a new resident, to comply with Maryland law and take advantage of a lower excise tax, you must title and register your vehicle within 60 days of declaring residency in Maryland.

    For vehicles less than 7 years old (Non-Residents):

    • Vehicle(s) titled in a state with a tax rate equal to or higher than Maryland’s 6% tax rate will cost $100.
    • If the vehicle is registered in a state that imposes no tax, the tax will be assessed at 6% of the value of the vehicle.
    • Vehicles from a state with a lower tax rate than Maryland’s 6% will be taxed at the rate of the difference between the two states. Example: MD 6%, VA 4%, the difference is a 2% tax rate. Minimum tax – $100. When the value of the vehicle is less than $2,000, the 6% rate will apply. Click here for the State Tax Rate Chart .

    For a vehicle over 7 years old:

    • Tax is based on the greater of the purchase price or the minimum of $640. The MVA may require you to submit additional documentation to substantiate the purchase price.

    For a leased vehicle:

    • Lease agreement and proof of monthly lease payments (leased vehicles only) – If you have paid or are paying excise tax to another state through your lease payments, documentation is needed to determine the amount of excise tax credit you may receive.

    Driver Licensing Informationis also available for new Maryland residents.


    13/07/2017

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    D efense H uman R esources A ctivity

    DHRA Field Activity

    DHRA is a Department of Defense (DoD) Field Activity, of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness) (USD (P R)). It is DHRA’s Mission to provide:

    • General management and direction on a wide variety of human resource matters
    • Budgetary support and management
    • Guidance on civilian personnel policy, professional development programs, and personnel security
    • Program support in the benefits, readiness, and force protection areas
    • Management, research, and analysis of manpower data
    • Guidance on overall effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity of personnel operations
    • Guidance and information on Common Access Card (CAC) issuance and procedures
    • Strategic direction of requirements related to language and regional expertise
    • Oversight of the capability of the DoD to respond to the needs of victims of sexual assault
    • Operation, consolidation, and management of commercial travel for the DoD

    Defense Civilian Personnel Advisory Service (DCPAS)

    DCPAS is charged with providing corporate-level leadership in human resources management. DCPAS develops and manages human resources programs and systems for the Department of Defense (DoD). DCPAS also develops and recommends policy and provides guidance on all aspects of civilian personnel management. DCPAS advises all levels of management employees in DoD regarding human resources issues.

    Defense Language and National Security Education Office (DLNSEO)

    The DLO provides strategic direction and programmic oversight to the military departments, Defense Field Activities and the Combatant Commands on present and future requirements related to language, regional expertise, and culture.

    Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC)

    DMDC maintains the central repository of Department of Defense (DoD) Human Resource Information, both current and historic. DMDC collects, provides, and utilizes this information for the benefit of decision makers in the DoD and other government agencies.

    Additionally, DMDC is the central source of identification and authentication of people in the DoD for identity protection, security, entitlements, and benefits verification. DMDC also provides management information, research, and analysis of manpower, personnel, training, and financial databases for use by DoD decision makers.

    Defense Suicide Prevention Office (DSPO)

    DSPO oversees all strategic development, implementation, centralization, standardization, communication and evaluation of DoD suicide and risk reduction programs, policies and surveillance activities. Working in tandem with the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and National Guard Bureau, DSPO aims to foster a resilient and ready force and a climate that encourages Service members to seek help for their behavioral health issues.

    DSPO leads DoD-wide efforts that focus on issuing suicide prevention policy; increasing suicide data fidelity; reducing the stigma that prevents Service members from seeking help; restricting access to lethal means; standardizing death investigations; developing a research strategy; and evaluating programs, trainings and quality of care.

    Defense Travel Management Office (DTMO)

    DTMO operates, consolidates, streamlines, and centrally manages commercial travel for the entire Department of Defense (DoD). In doing so this Component develops policies for the administration of commercial travel, regulations, and directives. DTMO is also currently consolidating existing commercial contracts, which includes efforts found in 105 various commercial travel office contracts managed by approximately 56 contracting offices.

    Defense Personnel and Family Support Center (DPFSC)

    Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP)

    The Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness established CAP in 1990 as the centrally funded reasonable accommodations program for employees with disabilities in the DoD. Following the National Defense Authorization Act of October 2000, Congress granted CAP the authority to provide assistive technology, devices and support services free of charge to Federal agencies that have a partnership agreement with CAP.

    The mission of CAP is to ensure that people with disabilities and wounded Service members have equal access to the information environment and opportunities in the Department of Defense (DoD) and throughout the Federal government. By fulfilling this mission of providing real solutions for real needs, CAP is helping to make the Federal government the model employer for people with disabilities.

    Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR)

    ESGR promotes cooperation and understanding between Reserve component members and their civilian employers, and assists in the resolution of conflicts arising from employees’ military commitments. It is the lead DoD organization for this mission under DoD Directive 1250.1, National Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (NCESGR).

    ESGR operates through a network of hundreds of volunteers throughout the nation and Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Europe.

    Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP)

    FVAP’s role within the Department of Defense (DoD) is to administer the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act, 42 USC 1973ff (UOCAVA), Title XVI of the National Defense Authorization Act of FY 2002 and portions of the Help America Vote Act of 2002. FVAP also conducts national and international Get Out the Vote campaigns, maintains the automated Voting Information Center, and administers the National Voter Registration Act, which designates Armed Forces Recruiting Stations as Voter Registration Agencies.

    Transition to Veterans Program Office (TVPO)

    The Transition to Veterans Program Office provides transition assistance policy and program oversight to promote, advance and install a culture of career-ready Service members. These policies will support the successful transition of Service members from the military back into civilian communities.

    Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program (YRRP)

    Promoting the well-being of National Guard and Reserve Members, their Families and Communities, by connecting them with resources throughout the deployment cycle.

    Office of the Actuary (OACT)

    The DoD Office of the Actuary provides actuarial expertise on all matters relating to military compensation and benefits.

    More specifically, Office of the Actuary performs annual valuations of the military retirement system, education benefits under the Montgomery G. I. Bill, health care for the military retired population, and the Voluntary Separation Incentive program. These valuations include projecting personnel pay and benefits, and calculating annual DoD contribution costs, as well as determining program unfunded liabilities and their amortizations. The Office also responds to requests for cost estimates of proposed changes in benefits from the DoD, other government agencies, military service support groups, and private industry.

    Office of People Analytics (OPA)

    OPA’s vision is to be DoD’s premier center for analytics, providing information on the Total Force, families and veterans, through the collection of data and analytical research. OPA provides efficient, evidence-based solutions for Total Force management in support of the warfighter and leads the Department in providing innovative, cost-effective data solutions.

    Joint Advertising, Market Research Studies (JAMRS)

    JAMRS is an official Department of Defense program responsible for joint marketing communications and market research and studies.

    The Defense Personnel and Security Research Center (PERSEREC)

    The Defense Personnel and Security Research Center (PERSEREC) is a Department of Defense entity dedicated to improving the effectiveness, efficiency, and fairness of DoD personnel suitability, security, and reliability systems.

    Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO)

    SAPRO serves as the DoD’s single point of accountability on sexual assault policy matters. Its primary mission is to develop and implement a comprehensive DoD-wide sexual assault policy. The objectives of DoD’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response policy are to specifically enhance and improve:

    • Prevention through training and education programs
    • Treatment and support of victims
    • System accountability


    17/06/2017

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    Franchise Taxes

    Corporations incorporated in Delaware but not conducting business in Delaware are not subject to corporate income tax, [30 Del.C, Section 1902(b)(6)] but do have to pay Franchise Tax administered by the Delaware Department of State.

    Any corporation that is incorporated in Delaware (regardless of where you conduct business) must file an Annual Franchise Tax Report and pay Franchise Tax for the privilege of incorporating in Delaware.

    Franchise Taxes and annual Reports are due no later than March 1st of each year.

    An annual Franchise Tax Notification is mailed directly to the corporation’s registered agent. Blank Franchise Tax Returns are not available. The Delaware Division of Corporations will require all Annual Franchise Tax Reports and alternative entity taxes to be filed electronically.

    All corporations incorporated in the State of Delaware are required to file an Annual Report and to pay a franchise tax. Exempt domestic corporations do not pay a tax but must file an Annual Report. The Annual Report filing fee for all other domestic corporations is $50.00 plus taxes due upon filing of the Annual Report. Taxes and Annual Reports are to be received no later than March 1st of each year. The minimum tax is $75.00 for corporations using the Authorized Shares method and a minimum tax of $350.00 for corporations using the Assumed Par Value Capital Method. All corporations using either method will have a maximum tax of $180,000.00. Taxpayers owing $5,000.00 or more pay estimated taxes in quarterly installments with 40% due June 1, 20% due by September 1, 20% due by December 1, and the remainder due March 1. The penalty for not filing a completed Annual Report on or before March 1st is $125.00 Interest at 1.5% per month is applied to any unpaid tax balance.

    Although Limited Partnerships, Limited Liability Companies and General Partnerships formed in the State of Delaware do not file an Annual Report, they are required to pay an annual tax of $250.00. Taxes for these entities are due on or before June 1st of each year. Penalty for non-payment or late payment is $200.00. Interest accrues on the tax and penalty at the rate of 1.5% per month.

    For more detailed information and an incorporating package, please contact:

    The Delaware Department of State
    Division of Corporations
    PO Box 898, Dover, Delaware 19903
    (302) 739-3073
    Website: www.corp.delaware.gov

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    13/06/2017

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    Florida DUI Laws and Penalties

    Florida Drunk Driving

    DUI Related Topics

    Drunk Driving Penalties in Florida

    If you drink alcohol and drive you dramatically increase your chance of being in a crash. In addition, if you are pulled over and the officer asks you to take a blood, urine or breath test you are required to comply. Florida has the “Implied Consent Law”. When you sign your drivers license you have agreed to take these tests upon request. Refusal to take any of the tests will result in an immediate suspension for one year. A second refusal will result in an 18 month suspension.

    2011 DUI Statistics

    According to Florida DMV records there were 33,625 DUI convictions in Florida in 2011. Of the 55,722 DUI tickets issued in Florida in 2011 – 9,328 were issued by the FHP, 23,649 were issued by police departments in Florida, and 21,868 were issued by Florida Sheriffs departments.

    2010 Florida DUI Convictions in the large Florida Counties

    • Hillsborough County (Tampa) – 3,256
    • Miami-Dade – (Miami) – 2,274
    • Duval County – (Jacksonvile Area) – 2,222
    • Pinellas County (St Petersburg) – 1,824
    • Palm Beach County (West Palm Beach) – 1,561
    • Orange County (Orlando) – 1,383
    • Brevard County (Melbourne) – 1,072
    • Broward County (Fort Lauderdale) – 985

    Ignition Interlock

    Florida law mandates that any driver convicted of a second DUI have an Ingnition Interlock device installed in their vehicle. A judge may order an Interlock installed on first convictions depending on circumstances. Read the details of the Florida Ignition Interlock program.

    No one can drink alcohol and still drive safely. Drinking and driving causes accidents and deaths every day and therefore the penalties in Florida are very tough. If you drink and drive the result may be jail time, loss of your Florida drivers license, heavy fines, and much higher auto insurance rates. And a conviction will stay on your Florida driving record for 75 years.

    Zero Tolerance for Drivers under 21

    Florida has a Zero Tolerance law for drivers under 21. This means that any driver under 21 that is stopped by law enforcement and has a blood alcohol level of .02 or higher will automatically have their Florida drivers license suspended for 6 months. The .02 limit really means that you cannot have a single drink and drive. And that’s the idea.

    For drivers over 21 the legal limit in Florida is .08. Regardless of your age be aware that drinking and driving is considered a serious offense. Below we have summarized the penalties in the state of Florida for a first offense DUI, but the average cost including legal defense, fines, and auto insurance increases is $8000.

    Florida Penalties for DUI First Conviction

    • Fine – $250 to $500
    • Community Service – 50 Hours
    • Probation – Not more than 1 Year
    • Imprisonment – Not more than 6 Months
    • Imprisonment with BAL of .08 or higher with a minor in the vehicle, not more than 9 months
    • License Revocation – Minimum of 180 days
    • DUI School – 12 Hours

    Addtional DUI Convictions

    The penalties listed above are for a first DUI conviction. With each additional DUI conviction the penalties in Florida are more severe. Complete details on Florida DUI penalties can be found in the Florida drivers manual .

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    13/06/2017

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    Travel Advice for India – Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and

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    India

    Advice levels

    India overall, exercise a high degree of caution

    Pay close attention to your personal security at all times and monitor the media about possible new safety or security risks.

    North-eastern states (Assam, Nagaland, Tripura and Manipur) and Chhattisgarh and the border areas of neighbouring states, reconsider your need to travel

    There is a high level of risk in the country/area. This may be due to a very high threat of terrorist attack or a volatile and unpredictable security situation. If you are already in a destination where we advise you reconsider your need to travel and you are concerned about the security situation, you should consider leaving.

    Cities of Jammu and Srinagar, reconsider your need to travel

    There is a high level of risk in the country/area. This may be due to a very high threat of terrorist attack or a volatile and unpredictable security situation. If you are already in a destination where we advise you reconsider your need to travel and you are concerned about the security situation, you should consider leaving.

    State of Jammu and Kashmir (except Ladakh region, Jammu and Srinagar) and India-Pakistan border (except Atari crossing), do not travel

    The security situation is extremely dangerous. This may be due to a very high threat of terrorist attack, widespread armed conflict and or dangerous levels of violent crime. If you are already in a destination where we advise you do not travel you should consider leaving unless you have compelling reasons to stay.





    22/05/2017

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    Alabama Tourism Department – The official site for industry professionalsAlabama Tourism

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    The official site for industry professionals

    Welcome to the Alabama Tourism Department website, the industry professional s source for the latest news and resources surrounding Alabama travel.

    2014 Economic Impact of Travel

    Travelers spent $11.8 billion and were responsible for 167,273 jobs last year in Alabama. This represents a 7.3% increase in traveler spending on hotels, restaurants, shopping and transportation. Download the full report…..

    Tourism Tuesdays November 24, 2015

    ________________________________________________ CNN features Alabama barbecue as heaven for football fans Alabama Music Hall of Fame names 2016 inductees Alabama tourism officials to meet with tour operators in Charlotte Kymulga Covered bridge in Alabama featured in USA Today Gulf State Park project team applies for partnership with Hilton New hiking trail on Forever Wild Wehle Tract [ ]

    Tourism Tuesdays November 17, 2015

    USA TODAY features Muscle Shoals video Governor’s Mansion open for Candlelight Tours Alabama tourism officials busy at World Travel Market USS Alabama Battleship: 105-year-old veteran spotlighted during Al Roker s stop in Mobile Bellingrath Gardens and Home celebrates 20 years of Magic Christmas in Lights PNC awards $25,000 grant to Exploreum’s “Little Discoveries” program Montgomery hosts [ ]





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