Citations with the tag: LEGISLATIVE bills

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  • West Virginia Cigarette Tax Hike Bill Held up.
    Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer; 2/12/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31572, p1 

    Reports that West Virginia's Senate Finance Committee eliminated a bill to increase the state cigarette tax as of February 10, 2003. Factors contributing to the move; Details of the bill.

  • Illinois Pension Bond Plan Facing Senate.
    Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer; 3/24/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31599, p40 

    Focuses on the prospects of the legislative bill of $10 billion pension bonding package of Illinois state in the Senate on March 27, 2003. Importance of Republican votes for approval of the pension plan in the Senate; Number of votes needed for approval of the package; Amount which will be...

  • D.C. Panel Gives Nod to Fiscal 2004 Package, Including $250 Million of GOs.
    Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer; 7/10/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31674, p5 

    Reports on the approval of the fiscal 2004 spending bill by the House Appropriations Committee panel in Washington D.C. Reasons behind the decision; Description of the bill; Expectations from the package.

  • Airport Bill.
    Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer; 12/19/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31288, p29 

    Reports on a bill introduced by U.S. Representative William Lipinski in the Congress that would incorporate details of the expansion of O'Hare International Airport. Details of the legislation; Reaction of legislators to the inclusion of the expansion plan in the bill.

  • Agency Proposed.
    Carvlin, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer; 12/19/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31288, p29 

    Reports that a bill sponsored by Detroit mayor-elect Kwame Kilpatrick that would create a regional transportation authority for the Detroit area in Michigan will be introduced in the state Senate as of 2003. Provisions made in the bill; Approval of a measure to overcome the opposition of local...

  • West Virginia Governor Proposes Bills to Spur Pension, Tobacco Deals .
    Vekshin, Alison // Bond Buyer; 1/11/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31302, p5 

    Reports on the proposed legislative bill of West Virginia Governor Bob Wise as of January 11, 2002. Proposal to eliminate state Supreme Court test case hindering the sale of taxable pension bond; Proposal to allow the state to securitize money from the national tobacco settlement.

  • Colorado Voting on Legislation To Aid Charter School Credits.
    Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer; 2/20/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31328, p1 

    Reports on the vote on a legislation in Colorado as of February 2002. Details of the legislation; Possible impact of the approval of the legislation on the inclusion of charter schools in bond referendums in the state; Possible influence of charter schools on the bond market in the event of...

  • Favoring homeowners.
    Carvlin, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer; 2/20/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31328, p32 

    Reports that House Democrats in Indiana introduced an overhauled tax restructuring and budget deficit plan for the fiscal year 2002 that favors homeowners. Details of the plan; Person who introduced the plan in the House; Republicans' boycott of a House vote on the bill.

  • Amendment may affect Ohio court awards bill.
    Carvlin, Elizabeth // Business Credit; Feb97, Vol. 99 Issue 2, p66 

    Reports on the passage of H.B. 438, by the Ohio Legislature, a small claims court law that will increase the maximum municipal and county court civil awards. When the bill comes into effect.

  • The last action of the lame duck.
    Mulroy, Gene J. // Business News New Jersey; 01/19/98, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p8 

    Focuses on bills brought before the legislature in New Jersey. Reference to the fate of bills not passed in both houses by January 13, 1998; Listing of the bills entered into law; Details on some of the bills not approved by the two houses.

  • Subpart B--Committee Reports.
    Mulroy, Gene J. // Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms Quarterly Bulletin; 1/16/90-3/15/90, Vol. 1, p62 

    The article discusses joint explanatory statement of the committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of two Houses on the amendment of the Senate to the bill Human Rights 3299. Revenue Reconciliation Provisions; Revision of civil penalties; Technical corrections on tax.

  • Kill the `competition killer.'
    Baker, John // ENR: Engineering News-Record; 01/05/98, Vol. 240 Issue 1, p59 

    Presents information on the `Competition Killer' Initiative, a legislative bill in California. Outline of the initiative; What the initiative would require for public and some private works; Concerns of the California School Boards Association; Information on the development of a coalition...

  • The Coalition Column.
    Craig, Bruce // Perspectives; Sep2003, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p40 

    Discusses developments related to legislative bills in the U.S. proposal to finance history-related projects; Change of the Internal Revenue rule on donations; Approval of the establishment of a National Museum of African American history and Culture.

  • Budget uncertainties continue.
    Craig, Bruce // Issues in Science & Technology; Spring96, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p27 

    Reports on of treatment of continuing resolution (CR) funding by President Bill Clinton. Date that some bills were signed; Information on four S&T oriented bills still unsigned; Description of these bills; Departments that bills are from.

  • Tech transfer bill approved.
    Craig, Bruce // Issues in Science & Technology; Spring96, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p27 

    Reports that Congress' will send the National Technology Transfer and Advancement Act bill to President Bill Clinton. How bill will improve the competitiveness of the United States; Benefits of the cooperative research and development agreements (CRADA) to the private sector; Improvement to the...

  • Whirlwind week.
    Miller, William H. // Industry Week/IW; 9/02/96, Vol. 245 Issue 16, p59 

    Enumerates several legislative bills the 104th Congress produced within five days before the recess on August 2, 1996. Historic welfare reform; Minimum-wage increase; Safe Drinking Water Act; Careers Act; Teamwork for Employees and Managers Act.

  • Legislature strives for agreement as session winds down.
    Myers, Dennis // Las Vegas Business Press; 07/07/97, Vol. 14 Issue 27, p3 

    Reports on legislative developments in Las Vegas, Nevada as of the week of July 7, 1997. Includes bill giving the casino industry $2.5 million in tax breaks; Approval of protection for homeowners from home owner associations; Bill restricting junk e-mail; Rejection of a bill outlawing escort...

  • How did health care fare in the 1997 legislative session?
    Reed, Vita // Las Vegas Business Press; 07/21/97, Vol. 14 Issue 29, p23 

    Presents several health care-related bills acted upon by Nevada state lawmakers as of July 21, 1997. Requirement of Nevada's Medicaid program to cover home-based hospice care; Increase of minimum health insurance benefit amount for people who need mental health care; Amendment of the state's...

  • Here's a breather from regulations.
    Reed, Vita // Ophthalmology Times; 2/13/95, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p3 

    Reports that federal regulations in the United States have been introduced in Congress to place a moratorium on federal rule-making until five months after the bill's passage or July 1, 1995.

  • Calif. trash bag bill fails in committee.
    Reed, Vita // Plastics News; 7/14/1997, Vol. 9 Issue 20, p3 

    Reports on actions taken by Debra Bowen a member of the Assembly Natural Resources Committee against a compromise bill on recycled content for trash bags in California on July 7, 1997. Comment from Bowen; What criteria in the bill she objected to; When the Senate approved the bill.

  • State legislative review.
    Reed, Vita // Secured Lender; Jul/Aug97, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p78 

    Discusses the affects of bills introduced in State legislatures, which influenced the asset-based financial services industry. Reference to the status of these bills in each State's legislature.

  • Legislative roundup.
    Reed, Vita // Westchester County Business Journal; 4/3/95, Vol. 34 Issue 14, p6 

    Lists bills filed in the New York State Legislature in Albany. Includes creation of a legislative task force on the effects of the governor's proposed workforce reduction on the use of state technology; Appropriation of funds for an environmental defense study of electrical conservation;...

  • Acts Approved by the President.
    Reed, Vita // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents; 2/10/2003, Vol. 39 Issue 6, p173 

    Provides information on the legislation approved by U.S. President George W. Bush on February 7, 2003.

  • Acts approved by the president.
    Reed, Vita // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents; 12/4/95, Vol. 31 Issue 48, p2102 

    Presents a list of legislation approved by US President Bill Clinton as of December 1, 1995. Includes Public Law 104-58; National Highway System Designation Act of 1995; Public Law 104-60.

  • Acts approved by the President.
    Reed, Vita // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents; 4/28/97, Vol. 33 Issue 17, p585 

    Lists acts approved by the US President Bill Clinton as of April 25, 1997.

  • Alaska tackles air-quality bill.
    Acohido, Byron // Waste News; 04/20/98, Vol. 3 Issue 49, p31 

    Focuses on a legislative bill, which was approved by the Alaska Senate in Juneau, Alaska, to exempt waste incinerators and other fuel-burning facilities from state air quality regulations. Opposition of the bill by several persons; Reason for the bill being opposed; Comments from David Bray,...

  • Bell-Inspired Bill May Curb Cities' Issuance.
    Saskal, Rich // Bond Buyer; 8/23/2010, Vol. 373 Issue 33370, p5 

    The article reports on a bill introduced by lawmakers who respond to the crisis in Bell, California where freewheeling financial policies have led to the resignations of three city officials.

  • Plenty of blame to go around on farm bill travesty.
    Arnold, Brandon; James, Sallie // Hill; 5/22/2008, Vol. 15 Issue 60, p32 

    The article presents the author's comments concerning the disputes on farm bill in the U.S.

  • How a Bill Becomes a Law.
    Arnold, Brandon; James, Sallie // World Almanac & Book of Facts; 2000, p546 

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  • Senate sitting on 290 House bills.
    Rushing, J. Taylor // Hill; 2/23/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 17, p1 

    The article reports on the compilation of a list of stalled bills passed by the leaders of the House Democrats in the U.S.

  • OPEC would benefit from ongoing failure by lawmakers to act.
    Bartlett, Roscoe // Hill; 2/23/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 17, p33 

    The article reports on the move of the Moving Cooler study, Set America Free Coalition, and Securing America's Future Energy's (SAFE) members to support a legislation that would reduce the dependence of the U.S. transportation on oil.

  • 108th Congress - First Session.
    Bartlett, Roscoe // NCADD Washington Report; Oct2003, Vol. 6 Issue 10, p2 

    Presents information on the legislative procedure of bills, discussed in the first session of 108 U.S. Congress, as of October 2003.

  • House Addresses Tax Concern.
    Brostoff, Steven // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag; 3/17/2003, Vol. 107 Issue 11, p26 

    Discusses a legislation introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives to allow businesses to amortize intangible assets during the first year of acquisition. Advantage of the amendment for insurance agents.

  • Third time a charm?
    Brostoff, Steven // Public Management (00333611); Aug93, Vol. 75 Issue 8, p23 

    Informs that the legislation affecting the indexing of IRC Section 457 deffered compensation contributions to the Consumer Price Index (CPI) may be pushed through Congress. Index as separate from the tax portion of President Clinton's economic growth package; Provisions of the legislation.

  • The Month in Congress.
    Brostoff, Steven // Congressional Digest; Aug/Sep94, Vol. 73 Issue 8/9, p193 

    Presents the key measures considered by the United States Congress from April through August 1994. Includes the California Desert Protection Act; Interstate Banking and Branching Act; Budget Resolution for the fiscal year 1995; Freedom of Access to Clinic entrances; Product Liability Fairness...

  • Background on Major Issues.
    Brostoff, Steven // Congressional Digest; May95, Vol. 74 Issue 5, p132 

    Provides an overview of several major issues contained in the legal reform bills in the US Congress. Awards of attorney's fees by federal courts and agencies; Federal securities; Product liability.

  • Pro.
    Brostoff, Steven // Congressional Digest; May98, Vol. 77 Issue 5, p142 

    States that United States Representatives Don Young, George D. Miller, Bill McCollum, and Patsy Mink, supports the idea of Congress passing the H.R. 856 bill, the United States-Puerto Rico Political Status Act. Views of each representative regarding the matter.

  • Bills offer tough, comprehensive reform.
    Brostoff, Steven // Common Cause Magazine; Winter95, Vol. 21 Issue 4, Connon Cause special report p3 

    Presents information on the contents of the McCain-Feingold Senate legislation S.1219, and the Smith-Shays-Meehan House legislation, H.R. 2566. Elements of campaign finance reform; Voluntary spending limits; Free and reduced-cost television time.

  • Tax plan does not help cities, counties.
    Barlas, Stephen // American City & County; Sep97, Vol. 112 Issue 10, p10 

    States that the final tax bill implemented by President Bill Clinton which will create 20 new empowerment zones, 15 urban and five rural was agreed to by Congress and the White House. Financial information on the tax bill; Comments from Larry Jones, assistant executive director of the United...

  • SBT apportionment proposals bolstered by competitive view.
    Servaas, Lois // Grand Rapids Business Journal; 11/13/95, Vol. 13 Issue 46, p1 

    Reports of the Single Business Tax reapportionment bill. By whom; Reason why.

  • Freight undercharge relief bill goes to Clinton's `court.'
    Servaas, Lois // Aftermarket Business; Jan94, Vol. 104 Issue 1, p6 

    Presents information on a freight undercharge relief bill passed by the United State House of Representatives and the Senate. Effect of the bill on small businesses; Details on the bill.

  • `Cash for clunkers' Act introduced.
    Servaas, Lois // Aftermarket Business; Jan94, Vol. 104 Issue 1, p6 

    Presents information on the introduction of the H.R. 2925, the `Junk Your Clinker Tax Credit Act of 1993.' Who introduced the Act; What the Act will allow; Opposition to the crushing of cars.

  • Vehicle title disclosure bill expected.
    Servaas, Lois // Aftermarket Business; Jan94, Vol. 104 Issue 1, p6 

    Reports that testimony on S. 431, a bill sponsored by Senator James Exon, was heard by the Senate, Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. What the bill requires; Reference made to the National Automobile Dealers Association.

  • Initiative & referendum report.
    Servaas, Lois // Campaigns & Elections (1996); Oct/Nov96, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p26 

    Discusses the battle between securities lawyers and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs over California's Proposition 211, which will appear on the November 5, 1996 ballot. How the passage of Proposition 211 will benefit investors; Arguments put forward by Taxpayers Against Frivolous Lawsuits who...

  • Education bills dominate first week of 43rd session.
    Cross, Cheri // Inside Tucson Business; 01/20/97, Vol. 6 Issue 43, p3 

    Presents an update on the various laws and legislation being considered by the 43rd session of the Arizona Legislature. Bills that aim to fix the state's education funding system; State-of-the-state message of Governor Fife Symington; Joint Legislative Budget Committee's release of the proposed...

  • ABC foes push alternate school-finance bill in House.
    CROSS, CHERI // Inside Tucson Business; 03/10/97, Vol. 6 Issue 50, p3 

    Focuses on proposed measures at Arizona's 43rd Legislature. School finance initiative; School redistricting bills; Proposed change to the state's lottery laws.

  • Acts Approved by the President.
    Obama, Barack H. // Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents; 12/4/2009, Special section p1 

    A list of the acts approved by U.S. President Barack Obama as of December 4, 2009 is presented, which include the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and Defense Production Act Reauthorization of 2009.

  • Acts Approved by the President.
    Obama, Barack H. // Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents; 2/12/2010, p1 

    A list of the legislative bills approved by U.S. President Barack Obama as of February 12, 2010 is presented, which include the Emergency Aid to American Survivors of the Haiti Earthquake Act, an amendment to title 38 of the U.S. Code and increasing the statutory limit on the public debt.

  • Revamp of Wicks Law unlikely; street furniture hearings set.
    Obama, Barack H. // Crain's New York Business; 6/5/95, Vol. 11 Issue 23, p4 

    Reports on legislative bills and regulatory action affecting businesses in New York. Unlikelihood of changes in the Wicks Law; Mayor Rudy Giuliani's proposal to modernize street furniture; Legislation to loosen fire restrictions on townhouse construction.

  • Boos & bravos.
    Jacobs, Charles // Northern New Jersey Business; 5/3/95, Vol. 3 Issue 9, p20 

    Comments on the legislation in New Jersey as of May 3, 1995. Includes vehicle inspection program; Proposal to allow regulated electric utilities to offer discounts to major users; Circle of Mobility legislation from Senate President Don DiFrancesco.

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