Transportation of Hazardous Materials by Air: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of ..., 94-1, October 8, 1975

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Page 10 - Secretary shall take into account the nature, circumstances, extent, and gravity of the violation committed and, with respect to the person found to have committed such violation, the degree of culpability, any history of prior offenses, ability to pay, effect on ability to continue to do business, and such other matters as j'ustice may require.
Page 10 - ... shall upon conviction thereof be subject for each offense to a fine of not more than $5,000 or imprisonment for not more than two years, or both.
Page 44 - SEARCH] 1 : careful or diligent search 2 : studious inquiry or examination; esp : investigation or experimentation aimed at the discovery and interpretation of facts, revision of accepted theories or laws in the light of new facts, or practical application of such new or revised theories or laws...
Page 9 - General is authorized to bring such proceedings on behalf of the United States, in the appropriate district court of the United States, and the United States shall be entitled in such proceedings...
Page 9 - Upon conviction, such person shall be subject, for each offense, to a fine of not more than $25,000, imprisonment for a term not to exceed 5 years, or both.
Page 5 - Hazardous Materials Transportation Act". DECLARATION OF POLICY SEC. 102. It is declared to be the policy of Congress in this title to improve the regulatory and enforcement authority of the Secretary of Transportation to protect the Nation adequately against the risks to life and property which are inherent in the transportation of hazardous materials in commerce.
Page 77 - radioactive materials" means any materials or combination of materials which spontaneously emit ionizing radiation. The term does not include materials in which (1) the estimated specific activity is not greater than 0.002 microcuries per gram of material; and (2> the radiation is distributed in an essentially uniform manner.
Page 7 - Such regulations shall prohibit any transportation of radioactive materials on any such aircraft unless the radioactive materials involved are intended for use in, or incident to, research, or medical diagnosis or treatment, so long as such materials as prepared for and during transportation do not pose an unreasonable hazard to health and safety.
Page 10 - Any person, or any officer, director, or partner thereof, who fails to comply with any provision of this section shall be liable to the United States for a civil penalty of not more than $10,000 for each day during which such person is in violation of this section.
Page 51 - The subcommittee is adjourned. [Whereupon, at 11:40 am the subcommittee adjourned, subject to the call of the Chair.] [The following statement was submitted for the record:] PREPARED STATEMENT op HON.

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