§ 1701 Definitions
§ 1702 Exemptions
§ 1703 Requirements respecting sale or lease of lots
§ 1704 Registration of subdivisions
§ 1705 Information required in statement of record
§ 1706 Effective date of statements of record and amendments thereto
§ 1707 Property report
§ 1708 Certification of substantially equivalent State law
§ 1709 Civil liabilities
§ 1710 Court review of orders
§ 1711 Limitation of actions
§ 1712 Contrary stipulations void
§ 1713 Additional remedies
§ 1714 Investigations, injunctions, and prosecution of offenses
§ 1715 Administration
§ 1716 Unlawful representations
§ 1717 Penalties for violations
§ 1717a Civil money penalties
§ 1718 Rules, regulations, and orders
§ 1719 Jurisdiction of offenses and suits
§ 1720 Authorization of appropriations

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 15 > Chapter 42

  • Administration: means the National Credit Union Administration. See 42 USC 254f–1
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • Board: means the National Credit Union Administration Board. See 42 USC 254f–1
  • branch: includes any branch credit union, branch office, branch agency, additional office, or any branch place of business located in any State of the United States, the District of Columbia, the several territories, including the trust territories, and possessions of the United States, the Panama Canal Zone, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, at which member accounts are established or money lent. See 42 USC 254f–1
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Federal credit union: means a cooperative association organized in accordance with the provisions of this chapter for the purpose of promoting thrift among its members and creating a source of credit for provident or productive purposes. See 42 USC 254f–1
  • Fund: means the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund. See 42 USC 254f–1
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • insured credit union: means any credit union the member accounts of which are insured in accordance with the provisions of subchapter II of this chapter, and the term "noninsured credit union" means any credit union the member accounts of which are not so insured. See 42 USC 254f–1
  • Joint tenancy: A form of property ownership in which two or more parties hold an undivided interest in the same property that was conveyed under the same instrument at the same time. A joint tenant can sell his (her) interest but not dispose of it by will. Upon the death of a joint tenant, his (her) undivided interest is distributed among the surviving joint tenants.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Right of survivorship: The ownership rights that result in the acquisition of title to property by reason of having survived other co-owners.
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Health and Human Services. See 42 USC 201
  • Service: means the Public Health Service. See 42 USC 201
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Sole ownership: The type of property ownership in which one individual holds legal title to the property and has full control of it.
  • State: includes , in addition to the several States, only the District of Columbia, Guam, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Northern Mariana Islands, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands. See 42 USC 201