§ 7701 Purpose
§ 7702 Payments relating to Federal acquisition of real property
§ 7703 Payments for eligible federally connected children
§ 7703a Impact aid for children with severe disabilities
§ 7703b Assistance to local educational agencies that benefit dependents of members of the Armed Forces and Department of Defense civilian employees
§ 7704 Policies and procedures relating to children residing on Indian lands
§ 7705 Application for payments under sections 7702 and 7703 of this title
§ 7707 Construction
§ 7708 Facilities
§ 7709 State consideration of payments in providing State aid
§ 7710 Federal administration
§ 7711 Administrative hearings and judicial review
§ 7712 Forgiveness of overpayments
§ 7713 Definitions
§ 7713a School facilities for children of Government employees and other residents in Indian reservations, national parks, and national monuments
§ 7714 Authorization of appropriations

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 20 > Chapter 70 > Subchapter VII

  • 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.
  • 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
  • complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • county: includes a parish, or any other equivalent subdivision of a State or Territory of the United States. See 1 USC 2
  • dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • 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.
  • fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • 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.
  • individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See 1 USC 8
  • 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
  • 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.
  • officer: includes any person authorized by law to perform the duties of the office. See 1 USC 1
  • public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • 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.
  • remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • 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.
  • statute: A law passed by a legislature.