National White House Conference on Small Business: Hearing Before the Committee on Small Business, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 4773 ... Washington DC, May 22, 1990, Volume 4

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Page 54 - Council (SBLC) is a permanent, independent coalition of over one hundred trade and professional associations that share a common commitment to the future of small business. Our members represent the interests of over four million small businesses in manufacturing, retailing, distribution, professional and technical services, construction, transportation and agriculture. A list of our members is attached.
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Page 26 - FINAL RECOMMENDATIONS WHITE HOUSE CONFERENCE ON SMALL BUSINESS 1 Because the liability insurance crisis in the United States has not only become a life and death sentence to many small businesses, but also is changing adversely our way of life, we must pursue a four-pronged effort at reform: civil justice reform; uniform standards for product, professional, and commercial liability; regulation of the insurance and reinsurance industries; and viable affordable alternatives to liability coverage. We,...
Page 59 - National Grocers Association National Independent Dairy-Foods Association National Moving and Storage Association National Office Products Association National Parking Association National Precast Concrete Association National Shoe Retailers Association National Society of Public Accountants National Tire Dealers & Retreaders Association National Tooling and Machining Association National Tour Association National Venture Capital Association Opticians Association of America Petroleum Marketers Association...
Page 59 - Chimney Sweep Guild National Coffee Service Association National Council for Industrial Innovation National Electrical Contractors Association National Fastener Distributors Association National Grocers Association National Independent Dairy-Foods Association National Moving and Storage Association National Office Products Association National...
Page 26 - The prevailing party in a legal action should have a statutory right to recover costs and attorney fees from the non-prevailing party. 9. Impose a uniform, reasonable statute of limitations and repose in all tort actions, and hold defendants to the state-of-the-art in existence at the time a product was manufactured or a service was performed. 10. Provide for periodic instead of lump-sum payments for future medical care or lost income. 11. Encourage use of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms...
Page 3 - Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I have a statement that I would like to submit for the record in connection with HR 2402, the authorization for the cleanup in the Potomac River.
Page 59 - Investment Companies National Association of the Remodeling Industry National Association of Truck Stop Operators National Association of Women...
Page 27 - Government at all levels has failed to protect small businesses from damaging levels of unfair competition. At the federal, state and local levels, therefore, laws, regulations and policies should ... prohibit direct, government-created competition in which government organizations perform commercial services...
Page 59 - American Machine Tool Distributors Association American Society of Travel Agents, Inc. American Sod Producers Association American Subcontractors Association American Textile Machinery Association American Trucking Associations, Inc. American...

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