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  • Rep. Dan Benishek Holds a Hearing On Veterans Health and Service Bills

    ...1702, the Veterans Transportation Service Act, and H.R. 2065, the Safe Housing for Homeless ... So, I just want to understand -- I've worked in the past in my State of New Hampshire with colleges and universities and ...either by law or policy cannot get in because they have no means to pay. DAV is pleased with V.A.'s innovation by offering the ...

  • The Federalist Papers, the Commerce Clause, and federal tort reform.

    ... its funding of a world-class navy to maintain America's means of selling goods and services worldwide. As Hamilton wrote: . ...We may be assured by past experience that such a practice would be introduced by future ...[section] 238q (2006)); Air Transportation Safety and System Stabilization Act, Pub. L. No. 107-42, ...

  • Of fables and federalism: a re-examination of the historical rationale for federal environmental regulation.

    ... to result in rollback of the air quality improvements of the past few decades." (325) . B. A Closer Look at the Air Quality Data ... failed to provide the organization, personnel, and fiscal means necessary to implement their ordinances). . (172) Ripley, supra ...Id at 160 tbl.5.13a. . (373) Coal usage in the transportation sector dropped from 63 million tons in 1950 to 300,000 in 1970. ...

  • Transparency of Airline Ancillary Fees and Other Consumer Protection Issues

    The Department is seeking comment on a number of proposals to enhance protections for air travelers and to improve the air travel environment, including a proposal to clarify and codify the Department's interpretation of the statutory definition of ``ticket agent.'' By codifying the Department's interpretation, the Department intends to ensure that all entities that manipulate fare, schedule, and

    ...No. 100. May 23, 2014. Part III. Department of Transportation. ... The means by which airline itineraries are commonly displayed and sold has ... Past litigation has made clear that GDSs are ticket agents. Sabre v. ...

  • 29 CFR 1910.1051 - 1,3-Butadiene.

    ..., this section does not apply to the storage, transportation, distribution or sale of BD or liquid mixtures in intact ...Action level means a concentration of airborne BD of 0.5 ppm calculated as an eight ...(C) Above 10 ppm on 30 or more days in any past year; and. (iii) Each employee exposed to BD following an ...

  • 40 CFR 122.26 - Storm water discharges (applicable to State NPDES programs, see § 123.25).

    ...(b) Definitions. (1) Co-permittee means a permittee to a NPDES permit that is only responsible for permit ...; and areas where industrial activity has taken place in the past and significant materials remain and are exposed to storm water. ... activities include storage, loading and unloading, transportation, or conveyance of any raw material, intermediate product, final ...

  • 49 CFR 571.217 - Standard No. 217; Bus emergency exits and window retention and release.

    Title 49: Transportation. Subtitle B: Other Regulations Relating to Transportation ... of occupants being thrown from the bus and to provide a means of readily accessible emergency egress. S3. Application. This ...(B) Keeps the door from closing past the point at which the door is perpendicular to the side of the ...

  • Zelman v. Simmons-Harris, 536 U.S. 639 (2002)

    ...Few of these families enjoy the means to send their children to any school other than an inner-city ... of direct aid programs has "changed significantly" over the past two decades, Agostini, supra, at 236, our jurisprudence with ... have upheld a state program to provide students transportation to public and religious schools alike? What the Court clarifies ...

  • Control of Air Pollution From Motor Vehicles: Tier 3 Motor Vehicle Emission and Fuel Standards

    This action establishes more stringent vehicle emissions standards and will reduce the sulfur content of gasoline beginning in 2017, as part of a systems approach to addressing the impacts of motor vehicles and fuels on air quality and public health. The gasoline sulfur standard will make emission control systems more effective for both existing and new vehicles, and will enable more stringent...

    ... INFORMATION CONTACT: JoNell Iffland, Office of Transportation and Air Quality, Assessment and Standards Division (ASD), ...This consistency among the federal and California programs means that manufacturers do not need to design unique versions of ...These provisions, similar to those implemented in past fuel rulemakings, provide a safety valve should all the other ...

  • Denver Area Ed. Telecommunications Consortium, Inc. v. FCC, 518 U.S. 727 (1996)

    ...Less restrictive means utilized by Congress elsewhere to protect children from "patently ... hour out of 15,000 hours of programming CCTV has run in the past five year[s] may have been affected by the Act"); ibid. ("CCTV ... of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation after more than two years of hearings on the cable market, see S. ...

  • Legal techniques for dealing with scientific uncertainty in environmental law.

    ...The essential fact is that "risk" means in some cases a quantity susceptible of measurement, while at ... waiting for conclusive proof, as some have suggested in the past. The proof, we fear, will kill us." (207) . 2. Design . Another ...] (establishing an agreement to prevent the transportation of hazardous waste between countries). . (101.) Id. . (102.) See ...

  • Rep. Edward Whitfield Holds a Hearing On Renewable Fuel Standard: Stakeholder Perspective

    ...Over the course of the past year, my office has taken dozens of meetings on this critical ... by reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector. Today I believe the RFS has been successful in ... farms introduces uncertainty into our food supply and means we will pay more for our fruits and vegetables. In recent years, ...

  • Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Listing the Hyacinth Macaw

    We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, propose to list as endangered the hyacinth macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus) under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). We are taking this action in response to a petition to list this species as endangered or threatened under the Act. This document, which also serves as the completion of the status review and as the 12-month finding on...

    ...This generally means that we will post any personal information you provide us (see ...Over the past decade, more than 10 million hectares (ha) (24.7 million acres ... Imports, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements, Transportation. Proposed Regulation Promulgation. Accordingly, we propose to ...

  • Rep. Tom Latham Holds a Hearing On Transportation Department Modes

    ...HAROLD ROGERS, R-KY. EX OFFICIO. REP. ED PASTOR, D-ARIZ. RANKING MEMBER REP. DAVID E. PRICE, D-N.C. .... And by prevention, that means preventing any derailments that might occur associated with the operations of the train, or the ...

  • Major Change In Law Of Independent Contractors: The New York Commercial Goods Transportation Fair Play Act

    ... limited to ordinary tools and equipment owns or leases the capital goods (which presumably means the delivery vehicle) gains the profits and bears the losses of the business entity has the ... companies misclassifying drivers as independent contractors have mushroomed in the past few years, and both state and federal governmental regulators have likewise been active in cracking ...

  • Sen. Richard C. Shelby Holds a Hearing On Surface Transportation Reauthorization

    ... world, we see visionary transit projects taking place, but here projects like Gateway that means so much to our national economy, they're trying to cobble together funding and financing across ... And in the past, we've had these projects of national significance or regional significance, because we understand ...

  • 49 CFR 18.36 - Procurement.

    Title 49: Transportation. Subtitle A: Office of the Secretary of Transportation. PART 18: ... integrity, compliance with public policy, record of past performance, and financial and technical resources. (9) Grantees ..., a ?brand name or equal? description may be used as a means to define the performance or other salient requirements of a ...

  • 36 CFR 261.2 - Definitions.

    ...Archaeological resource means any material remains of prehistoric or historic human life or ... for camping, and includes any vehicle used for transportation and all equipment in possession of a person camping. Food and ..., archaeological, artifactual or other material remains of past human life or activities which are of historical interest and are ...

  • PPL Montana, LLC v. Montana, 565 U.S. (2012)

    ... navigability vary over the length of a riverand provide a means to determine appropriate start points and endpoints for disputed ... In most cases, theyare, because they require transportation over land rather than overthe water. This is the case at least ... Court altogether ignored theexpert's reasoning about the past condition of the river'schannels and the significance of ...

  • Messerschmidt v. Millender, 565 U.S. (2012)

    ... navigability vary over the length of a riverand provide a means to determine appropriate start points and endpoints for disputed ... In most cases, theyare, because they require transportation over land rather than overthe water. This is the case at least ... Court altogether ignored theexpert's reasoning about the past condition of the river'schannels and the significance of ...

  • Judicial Federalism, Equal Protection, and the Legacy of Racing Association of Central Iowa

    Judicial federalism occurs when state supreme courts interpret state constitutional provisions as providing more rights than analogous provisions of the U.S. Constitution. In its 2004 decision of Racing Ass’n of Central Iowa v. Fitzgerald, the Iowa Supreme Court engaged in judicial federalism when it struck down a tax law under article I, section 6 of the Iowa Constitution that the U.S. Supreme...

    ... Service (and not females), 1 prohibit judges from working past a certain age (and not other professionals), 2 or require ... The court’s requirement that a reason be plausible means there does not have to be evidence that the legislative body ... payroll requirements on other businesses in the transportation industry. 104 The court found article I, section 6 prohibited ...

  • Summit Focuses On Road Funds ; Us Spends Less Than 2 Percent of Revenue On Transportation

    The uncertainty in the nation's transportation infrastructure system is "creating an invisible crisis, according to the head of the U.S. Department of Transportation. Anthony Foxx, speaking Monday at the West Virginia Transportation and Infrastructure Summit, said forecasts show the U.S. will be $1.8 trillion behind in transportation infrastructure spending by 2020. Part of that is caused...

    "States can't plan, Foxx said. Foxx, 40, pointed out past generations have worked to improve the nation's transportation infrastructure, including railways ..."That means people can spend less on gasoline. When you spend less on gasoline, the number of gallons you buy, ...

  • Federal Awarding Agency Regulatory Implementation of Office of Management and Budget's Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards

    This joint interim final rule implements for all Federal award-making agencies the final guidance Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance) published by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on December 26, 2013. This rule is necessary in order to incorporate into regulation and thus bring into effect the Uniform...

    ...2 CFR Part 1103. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION. 2 CFR Part 1201. 49 CFR Parts 18 and 19. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE. ...* * *. C. * * *. 2. Unique entity identifier means the identifier required for SAM registration to uniquely identify ... integrity, compliance with public policy, record of past performance, and financial and technical resources. See also Sec. ...

  • Sen. Barbara Boxer Holds a Hearing On Map-21 Provisions

    ...WITNESSES: DEPUTY TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY JOHN PORCARI. DANIEL ASHE, DIRECTOR, ... financial penalties on agencies, arbitrary deadlines as a means to permit projects more quickly. . In our view, these efforts ... the alternative, which is what has typically happened in the past and elected official involvement is towards the end of the ...

  • 7 CFR 273.7 - Work provisions.

    ... participants who may have already been registered within the past 12 months as specified under paragraph (a)(1)(i) of this ...(Federal/State) State agency reimbursement rate for transportation costs and other expenses reasonably necessary and directly ..., by providing vouchers to the household or by other means. A State agency may require that dependent care provided or ...