§ 831 Creation; short title
§ 831a Membership, operation, and duties of the Board of Directors
§ 831b Officers and employees; wages of laborers and mechanics; application of employees’ compensation provisions
§ 831b-1 Acceptance of services of volunteers
§ 831c Corporate powers generally; eminent domain; construction of dams, transmission lines, etc.
§ 831c-1 Bridges endangered or damaged by dams, etc.; compensation of and contracts with owner for protection, replacement, etc.
§ 831c-2 Civil actions for injury or loss of property or personal injury or death
§ 831c-3 Law enforcement
§ 831d Directors; maintenance and operation of plant for production, sale, and distribution of fertilizer and power
§ 831e Officers and employees; nonpolitical appointment; removal for violation
§ 831f Control of plants and property vested in Corporation; transfer of other property to Corporation
§ 831g Principal office of Corporation; books; directors’ oath
§ 831h Annual financial statement; purchases and contracts; audit by Comptroller General
§ 831h-1 Operation of dams primarily for promotion of navigation and controlling floods; generation and sale of electricity
§ 831h-3 Recreational access
§ 831i Sale of surplus power; preferences; experimental work; acquisition of existing electric facilities
§ 831j Equitable distribution of surplus power among States and municipalities; improvement in production of fertilizer
§ 831k Transmission lines; construction or lease; sale of power over other than Government lines; rates when sold for resale at profit
§ 831k-1 Extension of credit to States, municipalities and nonprofit organizations to assist in operation of existing facilities
§ 831l Financial assistance to States and local governments in lieu of taxation; apportionment; limitation on contracts for sale of power to municipalities; report to Congress
§ 831m Allocation and charge of value and cost of plants to particular objects; cost accounting; reports of costs of operation; sale of surplus power at profit
§ 831m-1 Tennessee Valley Authority least-cost planning program
§ 831n Bonds for future construction; amount, terms, and conditions
§ 831n-1 Bonds to carry out provisions of section 831k-1; amount, terms, and conditions
§ 831n-2 Bonds; limitation of issuance under sections 831n and 831n-1
§ 831n-3 Use of funds; limitation of issuance
§ 831n-4 Bonds for financing power program
§ 831o Completion of unfinished plants authorized
§ 831q Eminent domain; contracts for relocation of railroads, highways, industrial plants, etc.
§ 831r Patents; access to Patent and Trademark Office and right to copy patents; compensation to patentees
§ 831s Possession by Government in time of war; damages to contract holders
§ 831t Offenses; fines and punishment
§ 831u Surveys; cooperation with States or other agencies
§ 831v Legislation to carry out purposes of chapter; recommendation by President
§ 831w Acquisition of real or personal property; payment by delivery of power; sale or lease of vacant land for industrial purposes
§ 831x Condemnation proceedings; institution by Corporation; venue
§ 831y Net proceeds over expense payable into Treasury
§ 831y-1 Approval of plans by Board as condition precedent to construction and operation; restraining action without approval; other laws unaffected
§ 831z Authorization of appropriations
§ 831aa Laws repealed
§ 831bb Reservation of right to amend or repeal
§ 831cc Separability
§ 831dd Liberal construction of chapter; sale of surplus lands
§ 831ee Essential stewardship activities

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 16 > Chapter 12A - Tennessee Valley Authority

  • Advisory Board: means the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board. See 7 USC 3103
  • affiliate: means any company that controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with another company. See 15 USC 5542
  • affiliate: means any company that controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with another company. See 15 USC 6809
  • agricultural research: means research in the food and agricultural sciences. See 7 USC 3103
  • archaeological resource: means any material remains of past human life or activities which are of archaeological interest, as determined under uniform regulations promulgated pursuant to this chapter. See
  • billing error: consists of any of the following:

    (A) A reflection on a billing statement for a telephone-billed purchase which was not made by the customer or, if made, was not in the amount reflected on such statement. See 15 USC 5724

  • Commission: means the Federal Trade Commission. See 15 USC 5724
  • consumer: means an individual who obtains, from a financial institution, financial products or services which are to be used primarily for personal, family, or household purposes, and also means the legal representative of such an individual. See 15 USC 6809
  • county: includes a parish, or any other equivalent subdivision of a State or Territory of the United States. See 1 USC 2
  • customer: means any person who acquires or attempts to acquire goods or services in a telephone-billed purchase. See 15 USC 5724
  • Department of Agriculture: means the United States Department of Agriculture. See 7 USC 3103
  • extension: means the informal education programs conducted in the States in cooperation with the Department of Agriculture. See 7 USC 3103
  • Federal functional regulator: means &mdash. See 15 USC 6809
  • financial institution: means any institution the business of which is engaging in financial activities as described in section 1843(k) of title 12. See 15 USC 6809
  • food and agricultural sciences: means basic, applied, and developmental research, extension, and teaching activities in food and fiber, agricultural, renewable energy and natural resources, forestry, and physical and social sciences, including activities relating to the following:

    (A) Animal health, production, and well-being. See 7 USC 3103

  • Indian tribe: means any Indian tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community, including any Alaska Native village or regional or village corporation as defined in, or established pursuant to, the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (85 Stat. See
  • land-grant colleges and universities: means those institutions eligible to receive funds under the Act of July 2, 1862 (12 Stat. See 7 USC 3103
  • municipalities: as used in this chapter shall be construed to include the public agencies of any of them unless the context requires a different construction. See 16 USC 831i
  • nonaffiliated third party: means any entity that is not an affiliate of, or related by common ownership or affiliated by corporate control with, the financial institution, but does not include a joint employee of such institution. See 15 USC 6809
  • nonpublic personal information: means personally identifiable financial information&mdash. See 15 USC 6809
  • oath: includes affirmation, and "sworn" includes affirmed. See 1 USC 1
  • public lands: means &mdash. See
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Agriculture of the United States. See 7 USC 3103
  • State: means &mdash. See 7 USC 3103
  • State: means any of the fifty States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands. See
  • State agricultural experiment stations: means those institutions eligible to receive funds under the Act of March 2, 1887 (24 Stat. See 7 USC 3103
  • State insurance authority: means , in the case of any person engaged in providing insurance, the State insurance authority of the State in which the person is domiciled. See 15 USC 6809
  • telephone-billed purchase: means any purchase that is completed solely as a consequence of the completion of the call or a subsequent dialing, touch tone entry, or comparable action of the caller. See 15 USC 5724
  • university: include a research foundation maintained by a college or university described in subparagraph (A). See 7 USC 3103
  • vehicle: includes every description of carriage or other artificial contrivance used, or capable of being used, as a means of transportation on land. See 1 USC 4
  • vendor: means any person who, through the use of the telephone, offers goods or services for a telephone-billed purchase. See 15 USC 5724
  • vessel: includes every description of watercraft or other artificial contrivance used, or capable of being used, as a means of transportation on water. See 1 USC 3