§ 8301 Findings
§ 8302 Definitions
§ 8303 Restriction on importation or entry
§ 8304 Exportation
§ 8305 Interstate movement
§ 8306 Seizure, quarantine, and disposal
§ 8307 Inspections, seizures, and warrants
§ 8308 Detection, control, and eradication of diseases and pests
§ 8308a Animal disease prevention and management
§ 8309 Veterinary accreditation program
§ 8310 Cooperation
§ 8311 Reimbursable agreements
§ 8312 Administration and claims
§ 8313 Penalties
§ 8314 Enforcement
§ 8315 Regulations and orders
§ 8316 Authorization of appropriations
§ 8317 Effect on regulations
§ 8318 Veterinary training
§ 8319 Surveillance of zoonotic diseases
§ 8320 Expansion of Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service activities
§ 8321 Pest and Disease Response Fund
§ 8322 National aquatic animal health plan

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 7 > Chapter 109

  • Advisory Board: means the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board. See 10 USC 7482
  • agricultural research: means research in the food and agricultural sciences. See 10 USC 7482
  • 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.
  • 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
  • aquaculture: means the propagation and rearing of aquacultural species, including, but not limited to, any species of finfish, mollusk, or crustacean (or other aquatic invertebrate), amphibian, reptile, ornamental fish, or aquatic plant, in controlled or selected environments. See 10 USC 7482
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • 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 19 USC 2295
  • Board: means the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board established under section 4504 of this title. See 10 USC 8045
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • dairy products: means products manufactured for human consumption which are derived from the processing of milk, and includes fluid milk products. See 10 USC 8045
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture. See 10 USC 8045
  • Department of Agriculture: means the United States Department of Agriculture. See 10 USC 7482
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • 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.
  • extension: means the informal education programs conducted in the States in cooperation with the Department of Agriculture. See 10 USC 7482
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • food and agricultural sciences: means basic, applied, and developmental research, extension, and teaching activities in food and fiber, agricultural, renewable energy and natural resources, forestry, and physical and social sciences, including activities relating to the following:

    (A) Animal health, production, and well-being. See 10 USC 7482

  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • importer: means a person that imports an imported dairy product into the United States. See 10 USC 8045
  • individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See 19 USC 2297
  • insular area: means --

    (A) the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See 10 USC 7482

  • 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.
  • land-grant colleges and universities: means those institutions eligible to receive funds under the Act of July 2, 1862 (12 Stat. See 10 USC 7482
  • milk: means any class of cow's milk. See 10 USC 8045
  • nutrition education: means those activities intended to broaden the understanding of sound nutritional principles including the role of milk and dairy products in a balanced diet. See 10 USC 8045
  • oath: includes affirmation, and "sworn" includes affirmed. See 19 USC 2291
  • officer: includes any person authorized by law to perform the duties of the office. See 19 USC 2291
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • person: means any individual, group of individuals, partnership, corporation, association, cooperative, or any other entity. See 10 USC 8045
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • producer: means any person engaged in the production of milk for commercial use. See 10 USC 8045
  • promotion: means actions such as paid advertising, sales promotion, and publicity to advance the image and sales of and demand for dairy products. See 10 USC 8045
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • research: means studies testing the effectiveness of market development and promotion efforts, studies relating to the nutritional value of milk and dairy products, and other related efforts to expand demand for milk and dairy products. See 10 USC 8045
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Agriculture. See 10 USC 8045
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Agriculture of the United States. See 10 USC 7482
  • 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: means --

    (A) a State. See 10 USC 7482

  • 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.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • United States: when used in a geographical sense, means all of the States, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See 10 USC 8045
  • university: include a research foundation maintained by a college or university described in subparagraph (A). See 10 USC 7482
  • writing: includes printing and typewriting and reproductions of visual symbols by photographing, multigraphing, mimeographing, manifolding, or otherwise. See 19 USC 2291