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preemption

The right to purchase property before, or in preference to, others.
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Preemption is a mission-critical feature that enables first responders on FirstNet to communicate and coordinate during emergencies, large events, or other situations during which commercial networks can become congested.
Now, with the launch of preemption on FirstNet, for the first time, public safety is ensured a fast lane to connect.
The justices themselves asked about whether a FEHBA provision that preempts the effect of state benefits laws on Federal Employees Health Benefits program plans delegates preemption authority to a private health plan contract, and whether delegating preemption authority to a private entity is appropriate.
17) Tennessee, North Carolina, and the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) argued that even if Congress could pass such a law, Section 706 did not provide the required "clear statement" of legislative intent to delegate preemption authority over state laws regarding municipal subdivisions.
In Mayo and Alice, the Supreme Court seemingly confirmed the role of preemption in the abstract idea inquiry.
It is in this way preemption, an ontology, becomes epistemology.
12 September 2016 - French oil and gas major Total (PAR: FP) (LSE: TTA) (NYSE: TOT) is exercising its preemption right to acquire US-based Chesapeake Energy's (NYSE: CHK) 75% interests in the jointly held Barnett Shale operating area located in North Texas, the company said.
She estimated that legislators have proposed preemption laws in 15 states since the beginning of 2015.
In this short analysis, we have seen that the right of retention and the right of preemption share the common point of using the power of the State of a forced acquisition in order to protect national cultural heritage.
In 2014, similar state preemption bills were introduced in six states and two passed, a 33% pass rate.
The Supreme Court's administrative preemption doctrine holds