§ 70701 Definitions
§ 70702 Establishment of Commission
§ 70703 Tasks of Commission
§ 70704 Composition of Commission
§ 70705 Powers of Commission
§ 70706 Public meetings, information, and hearings
§ 70707 Staff of Commission
§ 70708 Compensation and travel expenses
§ 70709 Security clearances for Commission members and staff
§ 70710 Reporting requirements and termination

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 51 > Subtitle VII > Chapter 707

  • 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 1 USC 5
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See 1 USC 8
  • Majority leader: see Floor Leaders
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • officer: includes any person authorized by law to perform the duties of the office. See 1 USC 1
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • vehicle: includes every description of carriage or other artificial contrivance used, or capable of being used, as a means of transportation on land. See 1 USC 4