New Softwood Lumber Standard and Its Impact on Small Business: Hearing, Ninety-first Congress, Second Session, Pursuant to H. Res. 66 ... March 12, 1970, Volume 1
United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Small Business. Subcommittee on Activities of Regulatory Agencies
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1970 - Electronic books - 197 pages
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Page 45 - The grading of lumber cannot be considered an exact science, because it is based on a visual inspection of each piece and on the judgment of the grader. The provisions of these specifications, however, are sufficiently explicit to establish 5 per cent below grade as a reasonable variation between graders.
Page 173 - Committee of a recommended standard and report, the Department shall give appropriate public notice and distribute the recommended standard for acceptance unless: ( 1 ) Upon a showing by any member of the committee who has voted to oppose the recommended standard on the basis of an unresolved objection, the Department determines that if such objection were not resolved, the recommended standard : (i) Would be contrary to the public interest, if published, (ii) Would be technically inadequate, or...
Page 153 - JH Hollomon, Assistant Secretary for Science and Technology, US Department of Commerce, Washington, DC, via Mr. Reuben Pomerantz (special assistant to Assistant Secretary, etc.).
Page 173 - Unfair methods of competition in commerce, and unfair or deceptive acts or practices in commerce are hereby declared unlawful.
Page 3 - Mr. Chairman, I would like to offer for insertion in the record at this point an illuminating editorial appearing in the issue of the Wrangell Sentinel of September 8, entitled, "Give the fishermen a break.
Page 87 - Strength studies of timber and the development of structural timber grades in the United States, by LJ Markwardt and LW Wood.
Page 22 - Do you solemnly swear the testimony you are about to give is the whole truth and nothing but the truth, so help you God ? Mr.
Page 45 - Grading rules, however, shall be sufficiently explicit to establish a maximum of 5 percent below grade as a reasonable variation between graders. If any grading rules Indicate that a grade qualifies under two use classifications, the grade provisions shall satisfy the requirements for both classifications.
Page 173 - ... requirement. A commentator suggested that the Board provide for exemption from particular portions of the Cost Accounting Standards clause, as well as providing for exemption from all of it. The Board agrees that it is helpful to spell out such authority and has modified its proposal accordingly. The Honorable Wright Patman, Chairman of the Committee on Banking and Currency of the House of Representatives, noting that any extensive use of the Board's proposed authority could seriously weaken...