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preempt

verb acquire beforehand, annex, appropriate for use, arrogate to oneself, assume, catch, exclude, force from, gain possession, invade, obtain, occupy, preclude, preoccupy, seize, take, take over, take possession of, usurp
Associated concepts: doctrine of federal preemption, preemption in filing, preemptive right, preemptive right of shareholders, right of preemption
See also: attach, distrain, preclude, seize, sequester
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In its March 2002 determination, the OCC concluded that the first three restrictions significantly interfered with and were preempted by Federal law as applied to the ability of nationally chartered banks to sell insurance.
The plaintiffs in Kent alleged that they could show this, but WarnerLambert moved to have this "fraud" exception and the plaintiffs' claims preempted based on an earlier Supreme Court decision, Buckman Co.
was whether the city's annexation right was preempted by federal law.
The Court held that a provision in the contract requiring arbitration preempted the authority of the California labor commissioner to determine that the contract was invalid and unenforceable under California's Talent Agencies Act.
In that case, District Judge Michael Baylson granted the drug maker's motion to dismiss, finding he had to defer to the FDA's position--as stated in its amicus brief and the preamble to its drug-labeling rule--that the FDCA preempted the claim.
The First Circuit held that the plaintiffs' claims were neither expressly nor implicitly preempted by the FCLAA, nor implicitly preempted by Federal Trade Commission (FTC) oversight of cigarette advertising, nor barred by exemptions in the MUTPA.
The notion that when Congress declined to provide a federal private right of action because state law already provided one, it approved a regulatory scheme that impliedly preempted those state remedies, is illogical.
He said 'the action on the ground preempted the plans' of the Maute terrorists.
It finally prevailed last year when Congress passed the Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act, which enhanced the EPA's ability to regulate toxic chemicals-but also preempted future state regulations.
Is it permissible for Congress to delegate the authority to decide what laws are preempted to a private entity?
The FCC granted both petitions and preempted most of the laws at issue.
Garcia further said the House committee is trying its best to get to the bottom of things to find the truth in manner that is most objective, apolitical and totally without agenda but that the panel is being preempted by the CIDG chief's pronouncement in the media last week about the case filing against certain police officers.