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- New California Laws Restrict Consumer Arbitration. // Dispute Resolution Journal;Nov2002-Jan2003, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p6
This article offers news briefs regarding arbitration-related bills. Gray Davis, California Governor, signed five controversial arbitration-related bills, vetoing Assembly Bill 1538 and A.B. 3029. Davis stated that the latter bill was vetoed because it casts too wide a net and could have the...
- Bill's trip. // Santa Fe Reporter;1/15/2014, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p18
The article illustrates the Santa Fe, New Mexico legislative process from the introduction of a bill and committee referral to the governor's approval or veto, which the legislature may override by a two-thirds' majority vote of each house.
- Bills Affecting Secretary of State's Office to Go Into Effect Soon. // State Journal (WV);6/8/2012, Vol. 28 Issue 23, p18
The article presents information on legislative bills affecting the office of the secretary of state that were passed by West Virginia Legislature in the 2012 session and are going to be in effect.
- Nevada Enacts Inclusive Domestic Partnership Act, Bans Discrimination in Public Accommodations. A. S. L. // Lesbian -- Gay Law Notes;Jul2009, p123
The article reports on the decision of several Nevada state legislators in the Senate and the Assembly to change their votes to override Governor Jim Gibbons' veto of Senate Bill (SB) 283, a Domestic Partnerships Act that will provide a civil option to marriage for all adult different-sex...
- House Labor Relations Committee slows down. Ryan, Frances // Caribbean Business;9/20/2007, Vol. 35 Issue 37, p46
The article reports on the approval of the pocket veto for House Bill (H.B.) 3241 which amend the Law 178 that forbid agency heads to participate in political campaigns while still working at the agency in Puerto Rico. In the H.B. 3241, agency heads are allowed to stay in their post in the...
- IMAGINE. Boulton, Neal // Men's Fitness;Mar2007, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p16
The author commends Martin Chavez, mayor of Albuquerque in New Mexico, who have rallied against obesity in the country with effective creativity. Chavez demonstrated the kind of commitment to humanity that should more often define great political leadership. The city achieved the 2007's ranking...
- WASHINGTON FRONT. Parsons, Wilfrid // America;5/21/1949, Vol. 81 Issue 7, p249
The article discusses the function of a provision known as the rider when entered to a bill during a congressional debate. It states that the rider is employed to tack some bill which the President wants or would not dare to veto. It also notes the type of rider added to kill the bill in the...
- Town hall shake-up in Queen's Speech. Harding, David // Public Finance;11/19/99, p8
Reports on the British government's proposed bill for directly elected mayors. Plans for model constitutions that could be used by councils to check the developments of their emerging political systems; Non-inclusion of proportional representation despite consistently poor turnouts at local...
- Louisiana steers clear of terrorism insurance risk logjam. Boyer, Ellen // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);11/25/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 22, p13
Focuses on the views of the New Orleans city officials on the terrorism insurance bill in Louisiana. Approval of U.S. President George W. Bush on the bill; Provisions of the bill; Way of providing financial assistance to several terrorist victims.