§ 18111 Definitions
§ 18112 Transparency in Government
§ 18113 Prohibition against discrimination on assisted suicide
§ 18114 Access to therapies
§ 18115 Freedom not to participate in Federal health insurance programs
§ 18116 Nondiscrimination
§ 18117 Oversight
§ 18118 Rules of construction
§ 18119 Small business procurement
§ 18120 Application
§ 18121 Implementation funding
§ 18122 Rule of construction regarding health care providers

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 42 > Chapter 157 > Subchapter VI

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See 1 USC 8
  • oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • statute: A law passed by a legislature.