§ 80101 Definitions
§ 80102 Application
§ 80103 Negotiable and nonnegotiable bills
§ 80104 Form and requirements for negotiation
§ 80105 Title and rights affected by negotiation
§ 80106 Transfer without negotiation
§ 80107 Warranties and liability
§ 80108 Alterations and additions
§ 80109 Liens under negotiable bills
§ 80110 Duty to deliver goods
§ 80111 Liability for delivery of goods
§ 80112 Liability under negotiable bills issued in parts, sets, or duplicates
§ 80113 Liability for nonreceipt, misdescription, and improper loading
§ 80114 Lost, stolen, and destroyed negotiable bills
§ 80115 Limitation on use of judicial process to obtain possession of goods from common carriers
§ 80116 Criminal penalty

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 49 > Subtitle X > Chapter 801 - Bills of Lading

  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • 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.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • 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.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • officer: includes any person authorized by law to perform the duties of the office. See 1 USC 1
  • Original bill: A bill which is drafted by a committee. It is introduced by the committee or subcommittee chairman after the committee votes to report it.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • writing: includes printing and typewriting and reproductions of visual symbols by photographing, multigraphing, mimeographing, manifolding, or otherwise. See 1 USC 1