§ 6941 Under Secretary of Agriculture for Rural Development
§ 6941a Coordinator for Chronically Underserved Rural Areas
§ 6942 Rural Utilities Service
§ 6943 Rural Housing and Community Development Service
§ 6944 Rural Business and Cooperative Development Service
§ 6945 Rural Development Disaster Assistance Fund
§ 6946 Rural Health Liaison

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 7 > Chapter 98 > Subchapter III

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • 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.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.