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2011-01-05 00:00:37

New Guidance For Agency Rulemaking That May Preempt State Law Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 4, 2011 The Administrative Conference of the United States has published Recommendation 2010-1, Agency Procedures for Considering Preemption of State Law, which was adopted at its Fifty-third Plenary Session on December 9-10, 2010. This is the first recommendation adopted since the Administrative Conference was reestablished in 2010, and joins the approximately 200 recommendations approved by the...

2010-12-21 11:04:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Charles T. Drevna, president of NPRA, the National Petrochemical and Refiners Association, today expressed disappointment and concern over the decision of an appeals court to uphold the Environmental Protection Agency's recent changes to the federal Renewable Fuels Standard program (RFS2). At issue in the petition before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit was the establishment of certain retroactive renewable...

2010-12-20 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dec. 21, 2010 marks the tenth anniversary of the Data Quality Act (DQA), also known as the Information Quality Act, 44 U.S.C. Sec. 3516, note. The DQA has deep roots developed over nearly a half-century as the result of a seed planted during the Johnson Administration which germinated in the Nixon Administration, was watered by the Carter Administration and whose product was harvested by the Reagan Administration, made available to the...

2010-12-08 00:00:42

Supreme Court Justice to provide opening remarks at first Administrative Conference plenary in 15 years Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) December 7, 2010 Paul R. Verkuil, ACUS Chairman, today announced the 53rd Plenary Session of the Administrative Conference of the United States will be held December 9-10, 2010 at the National Archives. Justice Antonin J. Scalia will swear-in the membership and provide opening remarks while Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) will close the program with a keynote...

2010-06-08 09:57:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechServe Alliance, the national trade association representing the IT services industry, filed a lawsuit today in U.S. District Court in and for the District of Columbia against U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Alejandro Mayorkas, Director of USCIS, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security. The five count Complaint charges that the government improperly and...

2010-05-06 13:18:00

ARLINGTON, Va., May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of International Automobile Manufacturers (AIAM) today stressed the importance of automotive safety and outlined both opportunities and challenges contained in draft legislation aimed at improving vehicle safety. In testimony before the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection, AIAM President and CEO Michael J. Stanton said the Association and its member companies support efforts to improve vehicle...

2010-04-30 10:20:00

WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State legislative members of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) are calling on the U.S. Senate to reject sweeping new regulatory powers for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). ALEC is opposing removal of existing legal safeguards against FTC overregulation. A letter sent on Thursday by two state legislators expressed ALEC's views to the U.S. Senate. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091014/ALECLOGO) "It's disturbing...

2010-03-26 15:30:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Optipoint Custom Tracking has released a new white paper on the new federal EOBR rule. The paper, "Electronic On-Board Recorders: Making the Mandates Profitable" was developed by Ruben Mirensky, CEO and president of Optipoint Custom Tracking. Mirensky is one of the country's preeminent experts in supply chain management and the use of technology to streamline and improve logistic operations. Mirensky presented a related seminar this week at the...

2010-02-18 12:59:00

FDA Invites Public Comments to Inform Future Rulemaking WHITE OAK, Md., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Food and Drug Administration are working together to achieve the goals of enhancing the safety and quality of fresh produce in ways that take into account the wide diversity of farming operations. We are committed to leveraging the expertise of our partner agencies and working together to ensure that our current produce safety and...

2010-01-19 10:18:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Trucking Associations (ATA) filed a lawsuit with the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit asking it to compel the Department of Transportation (DOT) to issue a long-overdue hours-of-service (HOS) supporting documents regulation. On Jan. 15, ATA filed what is referred to as a "mandamus" action by which a court can compel government officials to perform their legal duties. In the action, ATA is...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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