§ 5101 Purpose
§ 5102 Definitions
§ 5103 General regulatory authority
§ 5103a Limitation on issuance of hazmat licenses
§ 5104 Representation and tampering
§ 5105 Transporting certain highly radioactive material
§ 5106 Handling criteria
§ 5107 Hazmat employee training requirements and grants
§ 5108 Registration
§ 5109 Motor carrier safety permits
§ 5110 Shipping papers and disclosure
§ 5112 Highway routing of hazardous material
§ 5113 Unsatisfactory safety rating
§ 5114 Air transportation of ionizing radiation material
§ 5115 Training curriculum for the public sector
§ 5116 Planning and training grants, monitoring, and review
§ 5117 Special permits and exclusions
§ 5118 Hazardous material technical assessment, research and development, and analysis program
§ 5119 Uniform forms and procedures
§ 5120 International uniformity of standards and requirements
§ 5121 Administrative
§ 5122 Enforcement
§ 5123 Civil penalty
§ 5124 Criminal penalty
§ 5125 Preemption
§ 5126 Relationship to other laws
§ 5127 Judicial review
§ 5128 Authorization of appropriations

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 49 > Subtitle III > Chapter 51

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • 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
  • association: when used in reference to a corporation, shall be deemed to embrace the words "successors and assigns of such company or association" in like manner as if these last-named words, or words of similar import, were expressed. See
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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.
  • oath: includes affirmation, and "sworn" includes affirmed. See
  • officer: includes any person authorized by law to perform the duties of the office. See
  • vehicle: includes every description of carriage or other artificial contrivance used, or capable of being used, as a means of transportation on land. 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
  • writing: includes printing and typewriting and reproductions of visual symbols by photographing, multigraphing, mimeographing, manifolding, or otherwise. See