§ 673 Wyoming Elk Reserve
§ 673a Addition to the Wyoming Elk Reserve
§ 673b National Elk Refuge in Wyoming
§ 673c Conservation of elk in Wyoming
§ 673d Restoration and conservation of elk in California
§ 673e Cooperation of Secretaries of the Interior, Agriculture and Defense with State of California
§ 673g Plan for elk restoration and conservation; coordination of Secretary of the Interior with Federal, State and other officers; integration with State plans
§ 674 White Horse Hill National Game Preserve
§ 674a Sullys Hill National Park; transfer of control; change of name to White Horse Hill National Game Preserve; boundaries; use by public; hunting
§ 674b White Horse Hill National Game Preserve; acquisition of additional lands
§ 674c Boundary and division fences for White Horse Hill National Game Preserve; buildings and improvements; supplies; employees
§ 674d Authorization of appropriations
§ 675 Norbeck Wildlife Preserve; establishment
§ 676 Hunting, trapping, killing, or capturing game on Norbeck Wildlife Preserve unlawful
§ 677 Inclosure of Norbeck Wildlife Preserve
§ 678 Exchange of lands with State of South Dakota and Norbeck Wildlife Preserve
§ 678a Mining locations in Norbeck Wildlife Preserve; rules and regulations
§ 678b Redefinition of western boundary of Norbeck Wildlife Preserve
§ 679 Patents to State of South Dakota of certain lands in Custer State Park; reservation of coal, oil, gas, and other mineral rights
§ 680 Game animal and bird refuge in South Dakota; establishment
§ 681 Erection of fence by South Dakota for game animal and bird refuge
§ 682 Game refuge in Ozark National Forest
§ 683 Areas set aside for protection of game and fish; unlawfully taking game or fish
§ 684 Game breeding areas in Wichita and Grand Canyon National Forests
§ 685 Hunting, trapping, killing, or capturing game in designated breeding areas unlawful
§ 686 Operation of local game laws not affected
§ 687 Grand Canyon Game Preserve included in park
§ 689 Tahquitz National Game Preserve
§ 689a Other uses of land permitted in Tahquitz National Game Preserve
§ 689b Hunting, pursuing, capturing in Tahquitz National Game Preserve unlawful
§ 689c Rules and regulations for administration of the Tahquitz Preserve; predatory animals
§ 689d Acceptance of title to privately owned lands within Tahquitz Preserve
§ 690 Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge; establishment; acquisition of lands
§ 690a Maintenance of lands acquired as refuge and breeding place for migratory birds
§ 690b Consent of Utah to acquisition of lands for Bear River Refuge; approval of title to lands acquired
§ 690c Existence of easements, reservations, or exceptions as barring acquisition of lands
§ 690d Injuries to property on Bear River Refuge; disturbance of birds, etc.; violation of regulations for use of refuge
§ 690e Enforcement of laws and regulations; warrants and processes; jurisdiction of courts; forfeiture of property captured, injured, killed or removed
§ 690f Expenditures by Secretary of the Interior for construction, maintenance, etc., of Bear River Refuge; employment of necessary means to execute functions imposed on him
§ 690g Violation of laws and regulations; penalties
§ 690h “Person” defined
§ 691 Cheyenne Bottoms Migratory Bird Refuge; location; acquisition of land
§ 691a Establishment of Cheyenne Bottoms Migratory Bird Refuge; purpose
§ 691c Acquisition of areas for Cheyenne Bottoms Refuge; title; rights-of-way, easements, and reservations
§ 691d Applicability of certain statutes
§ 692 Game sanctuaries or refuges in Ocala National Forest; creation
§ 692a Hunting, pursuing, capturing, etc., in Ocala National Forest unlawful
§ 693 Game sanctuaries and refuges in Ouachita National Forest
§ 693a Rules and regulations for administration of Ouachita National Forest; violations; penalties
§ 693b Robert S. Kerr Memorial Arboretum and Nature Center in Ouachita National Forest; authority to establish
§ 693c Administration by Secretary of Agriculture of the Robert S. Kerr Center
§ 693d Cooperation with public and private agencies; contributions and gifts for Robert S. Kerr Center
§ 694 Fish and game sanctuaries in national forests; establishment by President
§ 694a Hunting, pursuing, capturing, etc., in sanctuaries in national forests unlawful
§ 694b Rules and regulations for administration of sanctuaries in national forests; jurisdiction of States
§ 695 Migratory waterfowl and other wildlife refuge in California; participation by State of California
§ 695a Title in United States of California refuge areas; existence of easements, reservations, etc.; affecting acquisition
§ 695b Applicability of certain statutes
§ 695c Availability of funds for construction of dams, buildings, etc., for California refuge
§ 695d Development of water supplies for waterfowl management in California; reauthorization of Central Valley Project
§ 695e Construction, operation, and maintenance of water supply development works
§ 695f Construction, etc., authorized by section 695e as not reimbursable or returnable under reclamation laws
§ 695g Authorization of appropriations
§ 695h Ownership by State of California of works constructed
§ 695i Authorization of Secretary of the Interior to contract for water delivery; nonreimbursable or nonreturnable basis of delivery
§ 695j Conformity of water use with California laws; construction of sections 695d to 695j-1
§ 695j-1 Conformity of contracts with Federal law through negotiation of amendments
§ 695k Congressional declaration of policy for preservation of habitat for migratory waterfowl and prevention of depredations on agricultural crops
§ 695l Dedication of lands within boundaries of refuges to wildlife conservation; administration of lands for waterfowl management and optimum agricultural use; homestead entry prohibition; inclusion of other public lands; property of the United States
§ 695m Annual percentage payments of net revenues from leases of Klamath project lands on pro rata basis; limitation on payments; priority of use of net revenues
§ 695n Leases of Lower Klamath and Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge reserved lands; management of other reserved public lands for waterfowl purposes
§ 695o Limitation on reduction of areas by diking or other construction
§ 695p Regulation of waters to maintain sump levels
§ 695q Research studies on Clear Lake Refuge; report to Congress
§ 695r Regulations by Secretary
§ 696 National Key Deer Refuge; establishment; acquisition of property: exchanges, cash equalization payments; administration
§ 696a Acquisition of title to properties for National Key Deer Refuge; rights-of-way and easements
§ 696b Authorization of appropriations; limitation
§ 698 Big Thicket National Preserve
§ 698a Acquisition of property for Big Thicket Preserve
§ 698b Right of use and occupancy of improved property on Big Thicket Preserve
§ 698c Administration of Big Thicket Preserve
§ 698d Review of Big Thicket Preserve area by Secretary; report to President
§ 698e Authorization of appropriations for Big Thicket Preserve
§ 698f Big Cypress National Preserve; Big Cypress National Preserve Addition
§ 698g Acquisition of lands for Big Cypress Preserve
§ 698h Right of use and occupancy of improved property on Big Cypress Preserve and Addition
§ 698i Administration of Big Cypress Preserve; applicability of other laws; rules and regulations for use of lands and waters; transportation facilities; consultation and cooperation with Secretary of Transportation
§ 698j Hunting, fishing, and trapping in Big Cypress Preserve and Addition authorized in accordance with applicable Federal and State laws; consultation with appropriate State agency prior to implementation of regulations restricting activities; land use and re
§ 698k Contracts for providing visitor services in Big Cypress Preserve and Addition; right of first refusal to Miccosukee and Seminole Tribes
§ 698l Review of Big Cypress Preserve area and Addition area by Secretary; report to President
§ 698m Authorization of appropriations for Big Cypress Preserve and Addition
§ 698m-1 Big Cypress National Preserve Addition
§ 698m-2 Establishment of recreational access points, roads, etc., in conjunction with creation of Big Cypress National Preserve Addition; cooperation among agencies
§ 698m-3 Status of Big Cypress National Preserve and Addition; report to Congress; plan
§ 698m-4 Oil and gas exploration, development, and production in Big Cypress National Preserve and Addition
§ 698n Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve
§ 698o Protection of significant historic assets
§ 698p Integrated administration and interpretation
§ 698q Little River Canyon National Preserve; establishment
§ 698r Administration
§ 698s Acquisition
§ 698t Authorization of appropriations
§ 698u Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve: findings and purposes
§ 698u-1 Definitions
§ 698u-2 Establishment of Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
§ 698u-3 Administration of National Preserve
§ 698u-4 Limited authority to acquire
§ 698u-5 Advisory Committee
§ 698u-6 Restriction on authority
§ 698u-7 Authorization of appropriations
§ 698v-11 Valles Caldera National Preserve, New Mexico
§ 698w Special management requirements for Federal lands recently added to Craters of the Moon National Monument, Idaho

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 16 > Chapter 6 - Game and Bird Preserves; Protection

  • account: means a demand deposit, savings deposit, or other asset account (other than an occasional or incidental credit balance in an open end credit plan as defined in section 1602(i) 1 of this title), as described in regulations of the Bureau, established primarily for personal, family, or household purposes, but such term does not include an account held by a financial institution pursuant to a bona fide trust agreement. See 15 USC 1693a
  • Administrator: means the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. See 15 USC 2602
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • 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.
  • affiliate: means any person who (other than by means of a franchise) controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with, any other person. See 15 USC 2801
  • 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.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Annual percentage rate: The cost of credit at a yearly rate. It is calculated in a standard way, taking the average compound interest rate over the term of the loan so borrowers can compare loans. Lenders are required by law to disclose a card account's APR. Source: FDIC
  • 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.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • 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
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • automotive fuel: means liquid fuel of a type distributed for use as a fuel in any motor vehicle. See 15 USC 2821
  • automotive fuel rating: means &mdash. See 15 USC 2821
  • 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.
  • Board: means the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. See 15 USC 1693a
  • broadcasting: means the dissemination of radio communications intended to be received by the public, directly or by the intermediary of relay stations. See 47 USC 153
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. See 15 USC 1693a
  • business day: means any day on which the offices of the consumer's financial institution involved in an electronic fund transfer are open to the public for carrying on substantially all of its business functions. See 15 USC 1693a
  • cetane rating: means a measure, as indicated by a cetane index or cetane number, of the ignition quality of diesel fuel oil and of the influence of the diesel fuel oil on combustion roughness. See 15 USC 2821
  • chemical substance: means any organic or inorganic substance of a particular molecular identity, including&mdash. See 15 USC 2602
  • commerce: means trade, traffic, transportation, or other commerce (A) between a place in a State and any place outside of such State, or (B) which affects trade, traffic, transportation, or commerce described in clause (A). See 15 USC 2602
  • commerce: means any trade, traffic, transportation, exchange, or other commerce&mdash. See 15 USC 2801
  • commerce: means any trade, traffic, transportation, exchange, or other commerce&mdash. See 15 USC 2821
  • 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.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Concurrent resolution: A legislative measure, designated "S. Con. Res." and numbered consecutively upon introduction, generally employed to address the sentiments of both chambers, to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution, or to create a temporary joint committee. Concurrent resolutions are not submitted to the President/Governor and thus do not have the force of law.
  • conditions of use: means the circumstances, as determined by the Administrator, under which a chemical substance is intended, known, or reasonably foreseen to be manufactured, processed, distributed in commerce, used, or disposed of. See 15 USC 2602
  • consumer: means a natural person. See 15 USC 1693a
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • contract: means any oral or written agreement. See 15 USC 2801
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • corporation: includes any corporation, joint-stock company, or association. See 47 USC 153
  • county: includes a parish, or any other equivalent subdivision of a State or Territory of the United States. See 1 USC 2
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • distribution in commerce: when used to describe an action taken with respect to a chemical substance or mixture or article containing a substance or mixture mean to sell, or the sale of, the substance, mixture, or article in commerce. See 15 USC 2602
  • distributor: means any person, including any affiliate of such person, who&mdash. See 15 USC 2801
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • electronic fund transfer: means any transfer of funds, other than a transaction originated by check, draft, or similar paper instrument, which is initiated through an electronic terminal, telephonic instrument, or computer or magnetic tape so as to order, instruct, or authorize a financial institution to debit or credit an account. See 15 USC 1693a
  • 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
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Finance charge: The total cost of credit a customer must pay on a consumer loan, including interest. The Truth in Lending Act requires disclosure of the finance charge. Source: OCC
  • financial institution: means a State or National bank, a State or Federal savings and loan association, a mutual savings bank, a State or Federal credit union, or any other person who, directly or indirectly, holds an account belonging to a consumer. See 15 USC 1693a
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Forbearance: A means of handling a delinquent loan. A
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • franchise: includes &mdash. See 15 USC 2801
  • franchise relationship: means the respective motor fuel marketing or distribution obligations and responsibilities of a franchisor and a franchisee which result from the marketing of motor fuel under a franchise. See 15 USC 2801
  • franchisee: means a retailer or distributor (as the case may be) who is authorized or permitted, under a franchise, to use a trademark in connection with the sale, consignment, or distribution of motor fuel. See 15 USC 2801
  • franchisor: means a refiner or distributor (as the case may be) who authorizes or permits, under a franchise, a retailer or distributor to use a trademark in connection with the sale, consignment, or distribution of motor fuel. See 15 USC 2801
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • guidance: means any significant written guidance of general applicability prepared by the Administrator. See 15 USC 2602
  • health and safety study: means any study of any effect of a chemical substance or mixture on health or the environment or on both, including underlying information and epidemiological studies, studies of occupational exposure to a chemical substance or mixture, toxicological, clinical, and ecological studies of a chemical substance or mixture, and any test performed pursuant to this chapter. See 15 USC 2602
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See 1 USC 8
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • Judgement: The official decision of a court finally determining the respective rights and claims of the parties to a suit.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • leased marketing premises: means marketing premises owned, leased, or in any way controlled by a franchisor and which the franchisee is authorized or permitted, under the franchise, to employ in connection with the sale, consignment, or distribution of motor fuel. See 15 USC 2801
  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • licensee: means the holder of a radio station license granted or continued in force under authority of this chapter. See 47 USC 153
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Majority leader: see Floor Leaders
  • manufacture: means to import into the customs territory of the United States (as defined in general note 2 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States), produce, or manufacture. See 15 USC 2602
  • manufacturer: means any person who imports, manufactures, or assembles motor vehicles for sale. See 15 USC 2821
  • marketing premises: means , in the case of any franchise, premises which, under such franchise, are to be employed by the franchisee in connection with sale, consignment, or distribution of motor fuel. See 15 USC 2801
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • mixture: means any combination of two or more chemical substances if the combination does not occur in nature and is not, in whole or in part, the result of a chemical reaction. See 15 USC 2602
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • motor fuel: means gasoline and diesel fuel of a type distributed for use as a fuel in self-propelled vehicles designed primarily for use on public streets, roads, and highways. See 15 USC 2801
  • motor vehicle: means any self-propelled four-wheeled vehicle, of less than 6,000 pounds gross vehicle weight, which is designed primarily for use on public streets, roads, and highways. See 15 USC 2821
  • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
  • new chemical substance: means any chemical substance which is not included in the chemical substance list compiled and published under section 2607(b) of this title. See 15 USC 2602
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • octane rating: means the rating of the antiknock characteristics of a grade or type of automotive fuel as determined by dividing by 2 the sum of the research octane number plus the motor octane number, unless another procedure is prescribed under section 2823(c)(3) of this title, in which case such term means the rating of such characteristics as determined under the procedure so prescribed. See 15 USC 2821
  • officer: includes any person authorized by law to perform the duties of the office. See 1 USC 1
  • Original bill: A bill which is drafted by a committee. It is introduced by the committee or subcommittee chairman after the committee votes to report it.
  • Outlays: Outlays are payments made (generally through the issuance of checks or disbursement of cash) to liquidate obligations. Outlays during a fiscal year may be for payment of obligations incurred in prior years or in the same year.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • 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.
  • person: includes an individual, partnership, association, joint-stock company, trust, or corporation. See 47 USC 153
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • potentially exposed or susceptible subpopulation: means a group of individuals within the general population identified by the Administrator who, due to either greater susceptibility or greater exposure, may be at greater risk than the general population of adverse health effects from exposure to a chemical substance or mixture, such as infants, children, pregnant women, workers, or the elderly. See 15 USC 2602
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • process: means the preparation of a chemical substance or mixture, after its manufacture, for distribution in commerce&mdash. See 15 USC 2602
  • processor: means any person who processes a chemical substance or mixture. See 15 USC 2602
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • protocols and methodologies for the development of information: means a prescription of&mdash. See 15 USC 2602
  • 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.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • radio broadcast station: means a radio station equipped to engage in broadcasting as herein defined. See 47 USC 153
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • refiner: means any person engaged in the refining of crude oil to produce motor fuel, and includes any affiliate of such person. See 15 USC 2801
  • relevant geographic market area: includes a State or a standard metropolitan statistical area as periodically established by the Office of Management and Budget. See 15 USC 2801
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • retailer: means any person who purchases motor fuel for sale to the general public for ultimate consumption. See 15 USC 2801
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: means any State of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, the Canal Zone, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, or any other territory or possession of the United States. See 15 USC 2602
  • State: means any State, territory, or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or any political subdivision of any of the foregoing. See 15 USC 1693a
  • State: includes the District of Columbia and the Territories and possessions. See 47 USC 153
  • State: means any State of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, and any other commonwealth, territory, or possession of the United States. See 15 USC 2801
  • State: means any State of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, and any other commonwealth, territory, or possession of the United States. See 15 USC 2821
  • station: means a station equipped to engage in radio communication or radio transmission of energy. See 47 USC 153
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • telecommunications: means the transmission, between or among points specified by the user, of information of the user's choosing, without change in the form or content of the information as sent and received. See 47 USC 153
  • telecommunications equipment: means equipment, other than customer premises equipment, used by a carrier to provide telecommunications services, and includes software integral to such equipment (including upgrades). See 47 USC 153
  • termination: includes cancellation. See 15 USC 2801
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • trademark: means any trademark, trade name, service mark, or other identifying symbol or name. See 15 USC 2801
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • ultimate purchaser: means , with respect to any item, the first person who purchases such item for purposes other than resale. See 15 USC 2821
  • United States: when used in the geographic sense, means all of the States. See 15 USC 2602
  • United States: means the several States and Territories, the District of Columbia, and the possessions of the United States, but does not include the Canal Zone. See 47 USC 153
  • 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.
  • Usury: Charging an illegally high interest rate on a loan. Source: OCC
  • 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
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • 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
  • writing: includes printing and typewriting and reproductions of visual symbols by photographing, multigraphing, mimeographing, manifolding, or otherwise. See 1 USC 1