§ 121 Annual report of president and directors
§ 122 Limitation on use of appropriations
§ 123 Annual appropriations; inspection by Secretary of Education
§ 124 Transfer of Freedmen’s Hospital to Howard University
§ 125 Employees of hospital
§ 126 Authorization of appropriations for construction of hospital facilities
§ 127 Transfer of facilities by University or cessation of operation as teaching hospital facilities; recovery of value by United States
§ 128 Authorization of appropriations for partial support of operation of facilities; separate account
§ 129 Financial policy; report to Congress
§ 130 Purchases through the General Services Administration
§ 130a Financial and program audit by Secretary

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 20 > Chapter 8 > Subchapter I

  • 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.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Department: means the Department of Energy or any component thereof, including the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. See 46 USC 41303
  • 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.
  • 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 19 USC 2297
  • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
  • 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.
  • perform: when used in relation to functions, includes the undertaking, fulfillment, or execution of any duty or obligation. See 46 USC 41303
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • vessel: includes every description of watercraft or other artificial contrivance used, or capable of being used, as a means of transportation on water. See 19 USC 2293