Government Contractors Product Liability Act: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Administrative Law and Governmental Relations of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth [i.e. Sixth] Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 5351 ... July 21, 1980

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Page 10 - Torts promulgated a special liability for selling a product in a defective condition which was unreasonably dangerous to the user or consumer or to his property.
Page 32 - To permit petitioner's claim would circumvent this limitation, thereby frustrating one of the essential features of the Veterans' Benefits Act. As we stated in a somewhat different context concerning the Tort Claims Act: "To permit [petitioner] to proceed . . . here would be to judicially admit at the back door that which has been legislatively turned away at the front door. We do not believe that the [Federal Tort Claims] Act permits such a result.
Page 29 - The contract is to be construed and the rights of the parties are to be determined by the application of the same principles as if the contract were between individuals.
Page 9 - The association was established in 1944 at the instance of James Forrestal, then Secretary of the Navy and later the first Secretary of Defense. It is a non-profit, non-political...
Page 20 - I am more than eager to talk with him about it, and if there are any questions, I will be glad to try to answer them, Mr.
Page 30 - The problem thus created has been best summarized by the Section of Public Contract Law of the American Bar Association.
Page 28 - On behalf of the Section of Public Contract Law of the American Bar Association ("the Section"), I am submitting comments on the abovereferenced matter.
Page 26 - Mr. Chairman, members of the committee, ladies and gentlemen, thank you for the opportunity to speak on the issue of teacher quality.
Page 12 - Contractor) , or for death or bodily injury, not compensated by insurance or otherlse, arising out of the performance of the contract, whether or not caused by the negligence of the Contractor, his agents, servants, or employees, provided such liabilities are represented by final judgments or settlements approved In writing by the Government, and expenses Incidental to such liabilities, except liabilities (I) for which the Contractor is otherwise responsible...
Page 37 - Mr. Chairman, and members of the committee, your hearings today are a significant step in assuring adequate protection and national recognition of the remarkable Sawtooth country. I am pleased to present to you the views of the Department of Agriculture on HR 6957 and to join in your consideration of the proposed Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The Department of Agriculture recommends and looks forward to prompt enactment of legislation to establish the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. Early...

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