§ 81 Rights of entrymen of lands subsequently classified as coal lands; disposal of coal deposits
§ 82 New or supplemental patents, in case of lands subsequently classified as noncoal
§ 83 Homestead or desert-land and other entries
§ 84 Applications for entry
§ 85 Patents for lands, with reservation of coal; disposal of coal deposits
§ 86 Disposition of lands in Indian reservations with reservation of coal; examination and appraisal of lands
§ 87 Statements in application; patents
§ 88 Disposition of coal by United States
§ 89 Disposition of proceeds
§ 90 Selection of coal lands by States; sale in isolated or disconnected tracts

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 30 > Chapter 3 > Subchapter II

  • 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.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • 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.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See
  • 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.
  • 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: as used in this subchapter shall include Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Guam. See
  • vessel: includes every description of watercraft or other artificial contrivance used, or capable of being used, as a means of transportation on water. See