Texas City Claims Act: Hearings ... H.R. 4045

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1955 - 267 pages
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Page 196 - Such regulations shall be in accord with the best-known practicable means for securing safety in transit, covering the packing, marking, loading, handling while in transit, and the precautions necessary to determine whether the material when offered is in proper condition to transport.
Page 267 - ... having met, after full and free conference, have agreed to recommend and do recommend to their respective Houses as follows : That the...
Page 196 - Shippers must not use labels which by their size, shape, and color, may readily be confused with the standard caution labels prescribed in this part. (d) Labels...
Page 145 - For the purpose of any such investigation, the Committee on Internal Security, or any subcommittee thereof, is authorized to sit and act at such times and places within the United States, whether the House is in session, has recessed, or has adjourned, to hold such hearings, and to require, by sutopena or otherwise, the attendance...
Page 249 - ... based upon the exercise or performance or the failure to exercise or perform a discretionary function or duty on the part of a federal agency or an employee of the Government, whether or not the discretion involved be abused.
Page 145 - ... papers, and documents, as it deems necessary. Subpenas may be issued under the signature of the chairman of the committee or any member of the committee designated by him, and may be served by any person designated by such chairman or member.
Page 234 - It is broad enough to include every instance in which one party pays a debt for which another is primarily answerable, and which, in equity and good conscience, should have been discharged by the latter...
Page 220 - An analysis of section 2680 (a), the exception with which we are concerned, emphasizes the congressional purpose to except the acts here charged as negligence from the authorization to sue (p. 32). "Even assuming their correctness arguendo (the district court's findings of the Government's negligence) though, it is our judgment that they do not establish a case within the act. This is for the reason that as a matter...
Page 236 - ... is entitled to be subrogated to the rights of the Insured against the person legally responsible for the loss.

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