Amendments to the Federal Railway Safety Act of 1970: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, Ninety-sixth Congress, Second Session ... March 24, 1980
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Surface Transportation
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1980 - 156 pagini
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Pagina 93 - No person shall discharge or in any manner discriminate against any employee because such employee has filed any complaint or instituted or caused to be instituted any proceeding under or related to this Act or has testified or is about to testify in any such proceeding or because of the exercise by such employee on behalf of himself or others of any right afforded by this Act.
Pagina 17 - ... shall be liable to a penalty of one hundred dollars for each and every such violation, to be recovered in a suit or suits to be brought by the United States district attorney in the district court of the United States having jurisdiction in the locality where such violation shall have been committed, and it shall be the duty of such district attorney to bring such suits upon duly verified information being lodged with him of such violation having occurred.
Pagina 19 - A corporation may be sued in any judicial district in which it is incorporated or licensed to do business or is doing business, and such judicial district shall be regarded as the residence of such corporation for venue purposes.
Pagina 41 - ... is scheduled to be completed by the end of this year. The...
Pagina 26 - New Hampshire New Jersey New York North Carolina Ohio Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina Tennessee Texas Vermont Virginia West Virginia Wisconsin Total 732 686 i.
Pagina 23 - October (e) The Secretary is authorized to conduct such monitoring of State investigative and surveillance practices and such other inspection and investigation as may be necessary to aid in the enforcement of the provisions of this subchapter.
Pagina 93 - ... and that there is insufficient time, due to the urgency of the situation, to eliminate the danger through resort to regular statutory enforcement channels.
Pagina 21 - Secretary determines that any facility or piece of equipment is in unsafe condition and thereby creates an emergency situation involving a hazard of death or injury to persons affected...