Senate Introduces Firefighter Safety Bill
- U.S. Senator explains e-waste ban bill. // Waste & Recycling News;8/22/2011, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p01
The article reports that U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown from Ohio has explained the rationale behind the bill he co-sponsored banning e-waste exports to developing countries from the U.S. in an exclusive article written for the periodical "Waste & Recycling News."
- Dousing out fire risk. // Local Authority Waste & Recycling;Oct2008, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p28
The article offers information on the "Fire Safety 2009" report published by the Workplace Law Group. The entry notes that the report contains information that employers need to ensure that their workplace is safe against the risk of fire. Also provided in the report are details on the fire...
- Bill would make senators sell stock. Schroeder, Peter // Hill;2/2/2012, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p15
The article reports on the bill pushed by U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown and Jeff Merkley, which will requires the senators to sell off all their stock holdings and either invest strictly in blind trusts or broad-based funds that do not target certain market sectors.
- There ought to be a law. // American School & University;Oct2001, Vol. 74 Issue 2, p50G
Reports on the legislation in the United States that are intended to improve fire safety in campus housing. Information on the Campus Fire Safety Right-To-Know Act proposed by United States Representative Bill Pascrell; Provisions under the College Fire Prevention Act introduced by John Edwards.
- Bills support firefighters and improve fire safety. // Fire Engineering;Oct2010, Vol. 163 Issue 10, p40
The article reports on several legislation signed into law in Illinois in July 2010 that support firefighters and improve fire safety, including House Bills 5139, 5285, 5412, and Senate Bill 3722.
- PROVIDING A SAFE HARBOR FOR THOSE WHO PLAY BY THE RULES: THE CASE FOR A STRONG REGULATORY COMPLIANCE DEFENSE. Ausness, Richard C.; Barfield II, H. Lee; King, David A.; Denton, Joshua R.; Jasper, Stephen J. // Utah Law Review;2008, Vol. 2008 Issue 1, p115
The article focuses on the issue regarding the weakness of traditional approach in handling cases that involve negligence on the part of the defendant despite its compliance with local safety regulations and all requirements of fire code, which is the case of the defendant National Health Care...
- Fire regs delay welcomed by rail union. // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Mar2006, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p3
Reports on the postponement of the implementation of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order in Great Britain from April 2006 to autumn 2006. Statement issued by Jim Fitpatrick, the minister who proposed the reform; Concerns of the Scottish Authorities on the reform; Reaction of the rail...
- Applicability of the Minnesota State Fire Code. Swanson, John // Minnesota Fire Chief;Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p28
The article addresses some of the common inquiries received by the State Fire Marshal Division (SFMD) about the basic administrative provisions of the Minnesota State Fire Code (MSFC). The goals of the MSFC are stated which include containing the hazard of fire and explosion arising from the...
- (CHILD WELFARE) Senator Urges $15M Expansion of Child Nutrition Grants. // Children & Youth Funding Report;11/20/2009, p2
The article reports that Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio has urged lawmakers to adopt a bill that would offer grants worth 15 million dollars for expansion of child nutrition efforts at schools in poor communities. Brown said that his proposed Hunger Free Schools Act would help enroll more...