Transportation of Hazardous Materials by Air: Hearing Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, First Session, October 8, 1975

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Page 9 - 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 justice may require.
Page 9 - ... 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 43 - 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 8 - 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 4 - 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 6 - 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 9 - 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 78 - Where the language is plain and admits of no more than one meaning, the duty of interpretation does not arise, and the rules which are to aid doubtful meanings need no discussion.
Page 50 - 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.
Page 7 - Every manufacturer shall establish and maintain such records, make such reports, and provide such information as the Secretary or the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating may reasonably require to enable him to determine whether such manufacturer has acted or is acting in compliance with this...

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