David Kurth of Burlington, Wis., was also denied the ability to sue after his father died as a result of alleged poor care he received in a nursing home. The nursing home claimed the paperwork a family member had signed when the father was admitted required the matter to go to binding arbitration.
The Wayne Shackelford Excellence in Public Service Award recognizes a former county official who also has served or is serving the citizens of Georgia in a state or national office.
HR 1626 passed by a voice vote in the House on April 22.
Judges and attorneys have been complaining for years that the unclear and confusing rules for computing court deadlines can cause criminal defendants and parties to litigation to lose their rights based on procedural error rather than the merits of a case.
The first bill authorizes EPA to award grants to reduce the environmental impact of discarded electronic devices and promote the recycling of these devices.
On Saturday, April 18 at the Porter Sanford Center for the Performing Arts from 4 to 7 p.m., Rep. Johnson will present certificates of Congressional recognition to both arts students and students applying to the service academies.