§ 7101 Establishment of the Interagency Committee
§ 7102 Duties of the Interagency Committee
§ 7103 Membership of the Interagency Committee
§ 7104 Reports from the Interagency Committee
§ 7105 Establishment of the National Women’s Business Council
§ 7106 Duties of the Council
§ 7107 Membership of the Council
§ 7108 Definitions
§ 7109 Studies and other research
§ 7110 Authorization of appropriations

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 15 > Chapter 97

  • 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.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • 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.