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S.3483 Motor Carrier Protection Act of 2010, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jun 14, 2010 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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  • 100% of users oppose S.3483

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    • On July 14, 2010, by AIPBA - The new Association of Independent Property Brokers & Agents ("AIPBA") opposes this bill. Read AIPBA President James Lamb's article on why a $100,000 property broker bond will actually hurt the Industry. Download the article at: http://dotauthority.vpweb.com/upload/treadlightlybrokerbond.pdf The AIPBA is offering a free webinar for the public on the new legislation on July 15th. Register at: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/313130370

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      As noted by AIPBA, a user on OpenCongress.org, on July 14, 2010, "The new Association of Independent Property Brokers & Agents ("AIPBA") opposes this bill. Read AIPBA President James Lamb's article on why a $100,000 property broker bond will actually hurt the Industry. Download the article at: http://dotauthority.vpweb.com/upload/treadlightlybrokerbond.pdf The AIPBA is offering a free webinar for the public on the new legislation on July 15th. Register at: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/313130370 "
    • On July 15, 2010, by AIPBA - To listen to the AIPBA's $100,000 Broker Bond Webinar recorded on July 15th, visit: www.IndependentPropertyBrokers.org

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      As noted by AIPBA, a user on OpenCongress.org, on July 15, 2010, "To listen to the AIPBA's $100,000 Broker Bond Webinar recorded on July 15th, visit: www.IndependentPropertyBrokers.org"

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    • » Blog Archive » Legislation includes tax credit for idling reduction - October 07, 2010 by Untitled - You can read more by Land Line Magazine here;; You can read about a case that could lead to air bags in trucks in your October issue of Land Line Magazine on Pages 68-69, or by clicking here;; You can read more about S. 3483 here; ...

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      As noted by Untitled on October 07, 2010, "You can read more by Land Line Magazine here;; You can read about a case that could lead to air bags in trucks in your October issue of Land Line Magazine on Pages 68-69, or by clicking here;; You can read more about S. 3483 here; ..." (http://www.landlinenow.com/blog/?p=9203)
    • Law | Trucking Magazine Covering Business News, Fleet Management ... - August 14, 2010 by Commercial Carrier Journal - introduced S. 3483, legislation to protect motor carriers in their dealings with freight brokers; among the provisions of that legislation is an increase in the minimum surety bond to $100000. The bill also includes some protections for ...

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      As noted by Commercial Carrier Journal on August 14, 2010, "introduced S. 3483, legislation to protect motor carriers in their dealings with freight brokers; among the provisions of that legislation is an increase in the minimum surety bond to $100000. The bill also includes some protections for ..." (http://www.ccjdigital.com/law-6/)
    • Trucking Expert Witnesses & Motor Carrier Protection Act of 2010 ... - August 12, 2010 by Expert Witness Blog - S. 3483 was introduced in response to concerns about unscrupulous brokering practices that prey upon small business truckers. The two senators worked closely with the OOIDA as well as the Transportation Intermediaries Association in ...

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      As noted by Expert Witness Blog on August 12, 2010, "S. 3483 was introduced in response to concerns about unscrupulous brokering practices that prey upon small business truckers. The two senators worked closely with the OOIDA as well as the Transportation Intermediaries Association in ..." (http://www.expertwitnessblog.com/2010/08/trucking_expert_witness_may_op.html)

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