- v. present participle of grandfather.
“Mr. Greenfield stands to benefit the most from the "grandfathering" clause in the freshly passed term-limits law.”
“It is true that the treaty prohibits conversion of silos for intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) and for submarine-based launchers for missile defense usage, and vice versa, while "grandfathering" five former ICBM silos in California that were so converted.”
“However, Cohn notes, the law allows for "grandfathering" of existing health care plans that don't meet the new standards.”
“By "grandfathering" existing coal-fired capacity, which accounts for 44 percent of U.S. electricity generation, the bill repeats the mistakes of the 1977 Clean Air Act -- mistakes that we have been paying for in the form deadly air pollution ever since.”
“According to long-time anti-stripmining activist Jane Johnson in Illinois, the Act further also allowed a flood of "grandfathering" of old mining contracts to circumvent the new requirements.”
“In the most common application, often referred to as "grandfathering," units produced prior to a specific date are exempted from a new regulation or face less stringent requirements.”
“Indeed, regulators will likely demand it, despite Rep. Barney Frank's hints this week at "grandfathering" provisions for such businesses.”
“It phases out other "grandfathering" provisions that were included in the 2004 extension of the moratorium.”
“This is sometimes called "grandfathering," which is slang for not applying new rules retroactively.”
“The group cited certain rules "grandfathering" existing health plans; a tax on so-called "Cadillac" health plans; rules governing electronic recordkeeping; elimination of tax breaks for retiree drug subsidies; restrictions on "limited" health plans; reporting requirements on premium increases; and a provision requiring more companies to file 1099 tax forms.”
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