Federal Regulations. Legal news and articles for January 31 - 31, 2012

Fox 28: South Bend, Elkhart IN News, Weather, SportsStricter vaccine ...Union asks court to order probe of whether Postmedia meets Canadian ownership ...Merchants Beware: Federal Law Prohibits Printing Any Portion of Expiration ...Fed Bank Presidents' Holdings Range From Ranchland to EquitiesBill would let Utah pharmacies collect, destroy unused drugsNew Regulations On Local Shrimp Hurt FishermenImpact of federal threats felt by marijuana patientsJudges skeptical of Texas' position during closing arguments of redistricting caseMedical Properties Trust Announces Public Offering of Common StockNew HUD rule called 'truly historic'Former Gateway Execs Nailed by SECUSDA withdraws controversial labor rule affecting contractorsThe Secret History of Securities Regulation: Frear-Fulbright EditionSEC Obtains Final Judgments Against Investment Adviser Christopher t. Vulliez ...Municipalization pitches open to public

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Legal And Political Analysis Of California's 'Regulate Marijuana Like Wine ...
THE Weed Blog (blog)January 1, 2012

During her confirmation hearing in the Senate, she was asked if she intended to uphold Obama's promise to respect state laws on medical marijuana and she didn't hesitate to say no, it's illegal under federal law and that she intended to enforce the law ...more »

New Rules for Car Seats
VOCMJanuary 1, 2012

A New Year means new regulations for car seats. The federal rules say children up to 66 pounds have to be in a safety seat. That's up from the previous regulation stating only children weighing up to 48 pounds needed to be restrained in such a device. ...more »

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Fox 28: South Bend, Elkhart IN News, Weather, SportsStricter vaccine ...
Fox 28January 31, 2012

The St. Joseph County Health Department is rolling out stricter eligibility requirements to meet state and federal rules. Starting Thursday, if kids have insurance that covers any of the vaccines they want, they'll have to pay.more »

Union asks court to order probe of whether Postmedia meets Canadian ownership ...
Toronto StarJanuary 31, 2012

Les Whittington Ottawa Bureau OTTAWA—A Canadian union is going to court in an effort to compel the federal government to rule whether the recently created Postmedia newspaper group meets Canadian ownership standards and is in Canada's national ...more »

Merchants Beware: Federal Law Prohibits Printing Any Portion of Expiration ...
JD Supra (press release)January 31, 2012

January 30, 2012 Merchants Beware: Federal Law Prohibits Printing Any Portion of Expiration Date on Credit, Debit Card Receipt Litigation and Dispute Resolution Client Alert This Alert provides only general information and should not be relied upon as ...more »

Fed Bank Presidents' Holdings Range From Ranchland to Equities
BusinessWeekJanuary 31, 2012

“The ethics officer for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, in consultation with the ethics officer for the Board of Governors, concluded that President Lockhart had not taken action that violated the federal ethics laws and that his proposed remedial ...more »

Bill would let Utah pharmacies collect, destroy unused drugs
Salt Lake TribuneJanuary 31, 2012

The proposed law directs the Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing to allow the collection and disposal of unused prescription drugs as soon as the federal government develops relevant rules. Rep. Bradley Daw, R-Orem, said federal law had ...more »

New Regulations On Local Shrimp Hurt Fishermen
WESH OrlandoJanuary 31, 2012

Port Canaveral fishermen said Tuesday local shrimp may cost more, or even be impossible to get, because of new federal rules under consideration. Fresh-caught shrimp from right off Central Florida are beautiful, big and make people hungry just looking ...more »

Impact of federal threats felt by marijuana patients
Redwood TimesJanuary 31, 2012

The initiative is also being drafted to be more acceptable at the federal level. Features of the initiative include protection for small farmers and the goal of a healthy industry. Nichols says that there is a lot of skepticism among some law...more »

Judges skeptical of Texas' position during closing arguments of redistricting case
Washington PostJanuary 31, 2012

John Hughes, a lawyer for Texas, which is seeking to keep the maps in place, said during closing arguments before a Washington federal court panel that the maps were the result of legal, partisan gerrymandering that didn't violate federal law.more »

Medical Properties Trust Announces Public Offering of Common Stock
MarketWatch (press release)January 31, 2012

BofA Merrill Lynch, JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank Securities, KeyBanc Capital Market and RBC Capital Markets will act as joint-book running managers for the proposed offering. SunTrust Robinson Humphrey will serve as lead manager. The Company intends to use ...more »

New HUD rule called 'truly historic'
Keen News ServiceJanuary 31, 2012

The new rule amends Title 24 (regarding HUD) of the Code of Federal Regulations, specifically Part 5, which spells out “General HUD Program Requirements.” The rule also prohibits “inquiries regarding sexual orientation or gender identity.more »

Former Gateway Execs Nailed by SEC
San Diego Reader (blog)January 31, 2012

By Don Bauder | Posted January 31, 2012, 1:23 pm The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) revealed today (Jan. 31) that two former executives of one-time San Diego computer giant Gateway have been enjoined from future violations of securities laws.more »

USDA withdraws controversial labor rule affecting contractors
Washington TechnologyJanuary 31, 2012

The council said the rule overlapped more than 180 federal labor laws and regulations to implement the laws. The rule would also add additional work to both the prime contractors, which would have to watch their subcontractors and suppliers, ...more »

The Secret History of Securities Regulation: Frear-Fulbright Edition
CNBC.comJanuary 31, 2012

The law, then known as the Frear-Fulbright Act, was the culmination of years of study by a special investigatory commission launched by John F. Kennedy. "The law signed today should further strengthen the securities markets and public confidence in ...more »

SEC Obtains Final Judgments Against Investment Adviser Christopher t. Vulliez ...
Citybizlist (press release)January 31, 2012

The final judgment imposes a permanent injunction against future violations of the antifraud provisions of the federal securities laws and orders defendants to pay disgorgement. The Commission's Complaint alleged that, between March 2010 and January ...more »

Municipalization pitches open to public
Boulder County Business ReportJanuary 31, 2012

By Michael Davidson BOULDER - The five legal teams the city of Boulder is considering hiring to help it navigate the federal regulatory process as it considers municipalizing the electric grid are scheduled to give public presentations Thursday, Feb.more »

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