§ 0.01 Short title
§ 1 That if any person shall falsely use, utter or publish words, which …
§ 2 It shall be deemed slander, and shall be actionable, to charge any …
§ 3 In actions for slander or libel, an unproved allegation of the truth …

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes > 740 ILCS 145 - Slander and Libel Act

  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.