§ 780 Establishment of National Council on Disability
§ 780a Independent status of National Council on the Handicapped
§ 781 Duties of National Council
§ 782 Compensation of National Council members
§ 783 Staff of National Council
§ 784 Administrative powers of National Council
§ 785 Authorization of appropriations

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 29 > Chapter 16 > Subchapter IV

  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Majority leader: see Floor Leaders
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • 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.
  • State: includes a State of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.