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3 Sep 2015, 3:06 pm by Lawrence B. Ebert
“What Michelle Lee and the PTAB need to do is call balls and strikes and not try to change the rules of the game that were legislated to them by Congress,” Bass he said.link: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-09-03/bass-vows-to-keep-fighting-u-s-drug-patents-after-setbacks [read post]
3 Sep 2015, 1:52 pm by Cynthia L. Hackerott
In 1985, based on its perception that there was an underrepresentation of minorities among Foreign Service Officers, Congressional enacted legislation directing the Department to develop a plan designed to significantly increase the numbers of minorities groups in the Foreign Service, with a particular emphasis on achieving significant increases in the numbers of minority group members in the mid-levels of the Foreign Service,” the FS-02 and -03 levels. [read post]
3 Sep 2015, 1:33 pm by Ed Driscoll
First off, the tattoo artists allege that state legislators neglected to talk to people actually in the industry before they passed this law (the legislators said that they did, for what it’s worth). [read post]
3 Sep 2015, 12:59 pm
Zarnoch said that state legislators need to establish clearer laws governing the rights of same-sex couples. [read post]
3 Sep 2015, 12:34 pm by Mark Giangrande
Short Takes on the News The Governor of Maine is promoting legislation that would revise how representation for indigent criminal defendants is organized in that state. [read post]
3 Sep 2015, 12:19 pm by James E. Novak, P.L.L.C.
Here are some featured highlights: Case Rulings: Analysis and discussion about impacts on Maricopa County, Arizona, or the USA; Important new and pending state or federal legislation; DUI & crime safety and prevention tips; Trends and warnings about new unlawful drugs or controlled substances; case and law news analysis and answers. [read post]
3 Sep 2015, 12:08 pm
In reaching this result, we are guided by the principle that legislative enactments in derogation of common law, and especially those creating liability where none previously existed, must be strictly construed. [read post]
3 Sep 2015, 11:52 am by Jeffrey A. Newman
Sanders, a senator from Vermont, said he will introduce legislation to let the Department of Health and Human Services negotiate drug prices with pharmaceutical companies. [read post]
3 Sep 2015, 11:08 am
The solution is pretty obvious — a true legislative no-brainer: Amend the Copyright Act to eliminate statutory damages for these orphan works. [read post]
3 Sep 2015, 10:52 am by Kelly Phillips Erb
Legislators want tax collectors to become more aggressive – and that’s what launched this dialogue. [read post]
3 Sep 2015, 10:30 am
Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation Prohibiting Powdered Alcohol Governor Cuomo signed legislation that will prohibit the sale of any powdered or crystalline alcohol product, also known as "palcohol," in New York State. [read post]
3 Sep 2015, 10:28 am by Michael C. Smith
 My law partner Larry Phillips, who sponsored the recently passed "open carry" legislation in the Texas Legislature will be available for autographs at the event. [read post]
3 Sep 2015, 10:06 am by Pearl Rimon
In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook shooting, Congress failed to pass background check legislation. [read post]
3 Sep 2015, 9:50 am
Such emergency authorizations have already been provided for the other types of corporations referred to above, effective January 1, 2014, in legislation co-sponsored by the two Committees.Speak to an Experienced California Business Lawyer Today How does this new law potentially affect your corporation or non-profit? [read post]
3 Sep 2015, 9:47 am
Individual Income Tax Return, list more reasons to amend a return.Note: If, as allowed by recent legislation, you plan to amend your tax year 2014 return to retroactively claim the Health Coverage Tax Credit, see IRS.Gov/HCTC first for more information.2. [read post]
3 Sep 2015, 9:45 am by Jody Nathan
  It was reasonable for the plan administrator to find that delivery of the application to plaintiff during the claims process satisfied the plan language as she was the insured’s personal representative and the beneficiary of the policy; the express statutory language in Missouri plainly sets forth delivery of the instrument to the beneficiary as an alternative, rather than as an additional duty, and because plaintiff’s public-policy/legislative intent argument is contrary… [read post]
3 Sep 2015, 9:37 am by Bill Raftery
The post Arkansas Legislative Year in Review: Extending terms for Clerks of Court; guns in courthouses; courthouse dogs for child witnesses appeared first on Gavel to Gavel. [read post]
3 Sep 2015, 9:33 am by Paul S.O. Barbeau
The new legislation includes changes to eliminate the gradual taxation of testamentary trusts, to tax accrued capital gains of certain trusts as referenced above in the deceased beneficiary’s terminal return instead of in the trust itself and will allow a charitable donation to be allocated between the deceased and there a state in certain circumstances. [read post]
3 Sep 2015, 9:22 am by Rich Vetstein
This is the same bill that was passed by both branches of the legislature at the end of the legislative session last fall, but was sent back with poison pill amendments by Governor Patrick and died. [read post]
3 Sep 2015, 9:00 am
The legislation takes effect immediately, and building owners have 30 days to register their cooling towers. [read post]