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Thus, when faced with a quasi-judicial decision rendered by a local administrative agency, the first and obvious question should be whether judicial review by appeal is provided by general law for that local agency.
The California Supreme Court held that under a literal reading of the excess/umbrella liability policies at issue, the wording of the insuring agreement was broad enough to include coverage for environmental cleanup and response costs ordered by an administrative agency.
Cities and towns are encouraged to submit a report of their expenses for Orange Alerts as soon as possible to their respective Office for Domestic Preparedness State Administrative Agency (SAA), to seek reimbursement from funds provided through the Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) or Operation Liberty Shield Critical Infrastructure Protection Fund.
beef imports following the discovery of the first case of mad cow disease in the United States, an independent administrative agency said Tuesday.
The appeals court reversed, finding that the exhaustion requirement in the Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA) applied to the grievance procedure described in the inmate handbook, even though it had not been formally adopted by the state administrative agency and even though the effectiveness of the handbook's grievance procedure may have been unclear.
The state's administrative agency is responsible for passing through federal funds to local jurisdictions.
Through arbitration agreements, parties present their case to a neutral third party empowered to render a decision, instead of to a judge, jury or administrative agency.
The tenants include Ballet British Columbia, the province's most popular dance attraction; DanceArts Vancouver, a troupe run by veteran choreographer Judith Marcuse; New Performance Works, a management company for smaller groups, similar to New York's Pentacle; the Vancouver Ballet Society, which maintains a dance library and publishes Dance International, a quarterly magazine; and the Dance Centre, the administrative agency for the complex.
Powerine suffered a similar fate at the hands of the California Supreme Court, which held that administrative agency claims for pollution cleanup were not the equivalent of judicial proceedings and hence were not covered under the commercial general liability (CGL) policies issued by the insurers.
The Tax Court held that its jurisdiction is not limited to review of denials of section 6015(b) and (c) relief; there is a strong presumption administrative agency actions are subject to judicial review unless specifically precluded by statute or the action is committed to agency discretion by law.
Although an administrative agency may develop expertise in the subject matters within its jurisdiction, the public has an indispensable role to play in ensuring that an agency is well informed and its position does not overreach.
Conner on Friday ruled that the Dutchess County Board of Health, in passing its county-wide smoking ban last June, had overstepped its authority as an administrative agency.
In another Diamond initiative, he is refocusing the General Service Agency from being an administrative agency to being a contract administration agency.
One of Jackson's most important observations-all too rarely noted in the press-is that Big Money contributors can, and often do, buy something far more precious than lawmakers' votes: their intercession with a federal regulatory or administrative agency with whom a donor is experiencing trouble, At Tony Coelho's insistence, Jim Wright, then Majority Leader, came to the active aid of Thomas Gaubert, a Dallas multimillionaire and major player in the savings and loan industry and also, not coincidentally, a most generous contributor to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.
WorkForce One is the administrative agency of the Broward Workforce Development Board (BWDB), and provides a variety of services to businesses and job seekers in Broward County.
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