§ 7401 Findings
§ 7402 Definitions
§ 7403 National Science Foundation research
§ 7404 National Science Foundation computer and network security programs
§ 7405 Consultation
§ 7406 National Institute of Standards and Technology programs
§ 7407 Authorization of appropriations
§ 7408 National Academy of Sciences study on computer and network security in critical infrastructures
§ 7409 Coordination of Federal cyber security research and development
§ 7410 Grant eligibility requirements and compliance with immigration laws
§ 7411 Report on grant and fellowship programs

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 15 > Chapter 100

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.