§ 1261 Definitions
§ 1262 Declaration of hazardous substances
§ 1263 Prohibited acts
§ 1264 Penalties; exceptions
§ 1265 Seizures
§ 1266 Hearing before report of criminal violation
§ 1267 Injunctions; criminal contempt; trial by court or jury
§ 1268 Proceedings in name of United States; subpenas
§ 1269 Regulations
§ 1270 Examinations and investigations
§ 1271 Records of interstate shipment
§ 1272 Publicity; reports; dissemination of information
§ 1273 Imports
§ 1274 Remedies respecting banned hazardous substances
§ 1275 Toxicological Advisory Board
§ 1276 Congressional veto of hazardous substances regulations
§ 1277 Labeling of art materials
§ 1278 Requirements for labeling certain toys and games
§ 1278a Children’s products containing lead; lead paint rule

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 15 > Chapter 30

  • Advisory Board: means the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board. See
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Discretionary spending: Spending (budget authority and outlays)controlled in annual appropriations acts.
  • 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
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Public debt: Cumulative amounts borrowed by the Treasury Department or the Federal Financing Bank from the public or from another fund or account. The public debt does not include agency debt (amounts borrowed by other agencies of the Federal Government). The total public debt is subject to a statutory limit.
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Agriculture of the United States. See
  • State: means --

    (A) a State. See

  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.