§ 581 Standards of export; establishment; shipping without certificate forbidden; hearings
§ 582 Notice of establishment of standards; shipments under contracts made before adoption of standards
§ 583 Foreign standards; certification of compliance
§ 584 Exemptions
§ 585 Fees for inspection and certification; certificates as prima facie evidence
§ 586 Refusal of certificates for violations of laws; penalties for violations
§ 587 Rules and regulations; cooperation with other agencies; compensation of officers and employees; effect on other laws
§ 588 Separability
§ 589 Definitions
§ 590 Authorization of appropriations
§ 590a Estimates of apple production

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 7 > Chapter 25

  • apples: means fresh whole apples, whether or not the apples have been in storage. See
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See
  • 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.
  • officer: includes any person authorized by law to perform the duties of the office. See
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • person: includes individuals, partnerships, corporations, and associations. See
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Secretary of Agriculture: means the Secretary of Agriculture of the United States. See
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.