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2014-06-25 23:03:34

The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) today applauded the passage of H.R. 1098, the Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization (TBI) Act of 2013, by the United States House of Representatives. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) today applauded the passage of H.R. 1098, the Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization (TBI) Act of 2013, by the United States House of Representatives. The bill was passed unanimously in a voice vote on the evening...

2014-03-12 23:02:09

During a press conference this afternoon, Susan H. Connors, President and CEO of the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA), endorsed the National Brain Injury Surveillance System Act of 2014. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 During a press conference this afternoon, Susan H. Connors, President and CEO of the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA), endorsed the National Brain Injury Surveillance System Act of 2014. Congressmen Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-N.J.) and Tom Rooney...

2011-03-21 11:23:00

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A bipartisan bill aimed at decreasing the concussion rate in youth and high school football players by improving helmet safety was introduced to Congress on Wednesday, in recognition of Brain Injury Awareness Day. Senator Tom Udall (D--NM) and Congressman Bill Pascrell (D--NJ) sponsored the bill, which would give companies that make football helmets for youth and high school athletes nine months to improve helmet safety standards. If they fail to...

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2009-06-05 22:05:00

U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, D-N.J., has announced federal legislation meant to revamp the concert ticket industry and help fans get affordable tickets. Pascrell told The (Newark, N.J.) Star-Ledger the Better Oversight of Secondary Sales and Accountability in Concert Ticketing bill, also known as the Boss Act, would require primary ticket sellers to disclose how many tickets are available for sale to the public, as well as the quantity withheld for fan clubs, presales and artist allocations. The...

2009-02-12 13:19:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by David Regan, Vice President of Legislative Affairs, National Automobile Dealers Association, in response to Congressional agreement on the Economic Stimulus Package: "NADA is pleased that tax incentives on new-auto sales are included in the economic stimulus package. Allowing consumers to deduct sales and excise taxes paid on new vehicle purchases will help jump-start auto sales. While including interest...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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