§ 590a Purpose
§ 590b Lands on which preventive measures may be taken
§ 590c Conditions under which benefits of law extended to nongovernment controlled lands
§ 590d Cooperation of governmental agencies; officers and employees, appointment and compensation; expenditures for personal services and supplies
§ 590f Authorization of appropriations and conservation technical assistance funds
§ 590g Additional policies and purposes of chapter
§ 590h Payments and grants of aid
§ 590i Surveys and investigations; publication of information
§ 590j Definitions
§ 590k Availability of funds
§ 590l Expansion of domestic and foreign markets for agricultural commodities; advances for crop insurance; transfer of funds to corporation
§ 590m Execution of powers of Secretary by Production and Marketing Administration
§ 590n Payments reviewable only by Secretary
§ 590o Authorization of appropriations; distribution of appropriated funds
§ 590p-1 Limitation on wetlands drainage assistance to aid wildlife preservation; termination of limitation; redetermination of need for assistance upon change of ownership of lands
§ 590q Coverage; “State” defined; short title
§ 590q-1 Sale and distribution of supplies, materials, and equipment to other Government agencies; reimbursement
§ 590q-2 Voluntary relinquishment of allotments
§ 590q-3 Critical lands resource conservation program in Great Plains area

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 16 > Chapter 3B

  • 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.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • association: when used in reference to a corporation, shall be deemed to embrace the words "successors and assigns of such company or association" in like manner as if these last-named words, or words of similar import, were expressed. See 1 USC 5
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • 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
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • State: includes Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Virgin Islands. See 16 USC 590q
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • 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