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Act of Congress (748 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

An Act of Congress is a statute enacted by the United States Congress. It can either be a Public Law, relating to the general public, or a Private Law
Taxpayer Bill of Rights 2 (47 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rights 2 (Pub.L. 104–168, 110 Stat. 1452, enacted July 30, 1996) is an Act of Congress. Among other things, it created the Office of the Taxpayer Advocate
Specie Circular (522 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Specie Circular is a United States presidential executive order issued by President Andrew Jackson in 1836 pursuant to the Coinage Act and carried
Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition Medal (323 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was established by Act of Congress in 1936 to commemorate the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition. Established by an act of congress on 2 June 1936, the
United States Sesquicentennial coinage (2,359 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
American coin to depict a president in his lifetime. By the March 1925 Act of Congress, by which the National Sesquicentennial Exhibition Commission was chartered
National Scenic Trail (152 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Scenic Trails and National Historic Trails may only be designated by an act of Congress. National Historic Trail National Recreation Trail List of long-distance
Title 10 of the United States Code (155 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
renumbering of the former Title 10 and Title 34 into one title by an act of Congress on 10 August 1956. U.S. Code Title 10, via United States Government
Federal Judicial Center (1,084 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
agency of the United States federal courts. It was established by an Act of Congress (28 U.S.C. §§ 620–629) in 1967, at the recommendation of the Judicial
National Historic Trail (193 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Scenic Trails and National Historic Trails may only be designated by an act of Congress. National Historic Trails are designated to protect the remains of
List of United States treaties (3,322 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
et al. 1872 April 23 Act of Congress 17 Stat. 55 566 Ute 1872 May 8 Act of Congress 17 Stat. 85 Kaw 1872 May 23 Act of Congress 17 Stat. 159 506 Potawatomi
Primary legislation (120 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Parliament, and in the United States, it is (at federal level) an Act of Congress. In European Union law, the founding treaties are the main primary
World War II Victory Medal (United States) (739 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
service medal of the United States military which was established by an Act of Congress on 6 July 1945 (Public Law 135, 79th Congress) and promulgated by Section
Office of the Law Revision Counsel (328 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
enactment of each title as positive law." The counsel takes each Act of Congress that covers more than one subject, and makes the revisions indicated
Richland Creek Wilderness (250 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wilderness is located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. Created by an act of Congress in 1984, the wilderness covers an area of 11,801 acres (48 km²). Contained
Cincinnati-class cruiser (261 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the early 1890s. The Cincinnati-class cruisers were authorized by an Act of Congress approved September 7, 1888, in the same bill with New York, Olympia
Navy and Marine Corps Medal (382 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and United States Marine Corps. The decoration was established by an act of Congress on 7 August 1942, and is authorized under 10 U.S.C. § 6246. The Navy
Utah Territory's at-large congressional district (293 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
act of Congress on January 4, 1896, this district was dissolved and replaced by Utah's At-large congressional district. On September 9, 1850, an act
Commercial Space Launch Act of 1984 (236 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
enterprise of the commercialization of space and space technology. The Act of Congress set forth the quest to acquire innovative equipment and services offered
Upper Buffalo Wilderness (292 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wilderness is located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. Created by an act of Congress in 1974, the wilderness covers an area of 12,108 acres (49 km²). Contained
United States Department of the Treasury (1,792 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the United States federal government. It was established by an Act of Congress in 1789 to manage government revenue. The Department is administered
Bonneville Power Administration (833 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
federal agency operating in the Pacific Northwest. BPA was created by an act of Congress in 1937 to market electric power from the Bonneville Dam located on
Silver Star (1,706 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Star Medal was placed into law by an Act of Congress for the U.S. Navy on August 7, 1942 and an Act of Congress for the U.S. Army on December 15, 1942
Leslie Groves (5,401 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in recognition of his leadership of the bomb program. By a special Act of Congress, his date of rank was backdated to 16 July 1945, the date of the Trinity
Winding Stair Mountain National Recreation Area (167 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
River and Black Fork Mountain Wilderness areas were created by an act of Congress on October 18, 1988. The recreational area consists of 26,445 acres
Byrd Antarctic Expedition Medal (289 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Byrd Antarctic Expedition Medal was established by an Act of Congress in 1930 to commemorate the Byrd Antarctic Expedition of 1928-1930. Presented
1830 State of the Union Address (148 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
determined to avail themselves of the liberal offers presented by the act of Congress, and have agreed to remove beyond the Mississippi River." http://www
Public law (1,101 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
article is about the area of law. For a public law in the US, see Act of Congress. For the journal, see Public Law (journal). For all other uses, see
Saxbe fix (7,133 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
until the term has expired. The rollback, first implemented by an Act of Congress in 1909, reverts the emoluments of the office to the amount they were
Act of Parliament (3,468 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
term Act of the Oireachtas is used, and in the United States the term Act of Congress is used. In Commonwealth countries, the term is used both in a narrow
Blockade of Africa (1,536 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
exception was the United States, which refused such permission. An 1807 Act of Congress technically abolished the intercontinental slave trade in the United
Honorary citizen of the United States (777 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
citizen, may be declared an honorary citizen of the United States by an Act of Congress or by a proclamation issued by the President of the United States,
Lostwood Wilderness (187 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
wilderness area located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. Created by an act of Congress in 1975, the wilderness covers an area of 5,577 acres (22.56 km2).
Montana Territory's at-large congressional district (128 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
act of Congress on November 8, 1889, this district was dissolved and replaced by Montana's At-large congressional district. On May 26, 1864, an act of
Sampson Medal (519 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
service in the Spanish–American War. The medal was authorized by an Act of Congress in 1901. The medal was awarded to those personnel who served on ships
Iowa Territory's at-large congressional district (118 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
act of Congress on December 28, 1846, this district was dissolved and replaced by Iowa's At-large congressional district. On June 12, 1838, an act of
Utah Territory (968 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Union as the State of Utah. The territory was organized by an Organic Act of Congress in 1850, on the same day that the State of California was admitted
Yale Cancer Center (614 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Yale Cancer Center (YCC) was founded in 1974 as a result of an act of Congress in 1971, which declared the nation's "war on cancer." It is one of a select
Wyoming Territory's at-large congressional district (122 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
act of Congress on July 10, 1890, this district was dissolved and replaced by Wyoming's At-large congressional district. On July 25, 1868, an act of
New Mexico Territory's at-large congressional district (229 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1850. After New Mexico's admission to the Union as the 47th state by act of Congress on January 6, 1912, this district was dissolved and replaced by New
Denver Mint (1,093 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
bought by the First National Bank of Denver in 1865. Established by an Act of Congress on April 21, 1862, the United States Mint at Denver opened for business
Coinage Act of 1864 (172 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
phrase "In God We Trust" first appeared, on the 1864 two-cent coin. An Act of Congress, passed on March 3, 1865, allowed the Mint Director, with the Secretary's
Alaska Territory's at-large congressional district (338 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in 1912. After Alaska's admission to the Union as the 49th state by act of Congress on January 3, 1959, this district evolved into Alaska's at-large congressional
Alaska Mental Health Enabling Act (5,134 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Alaska Mental Health Enabling Act of 1956 (Public Law 84-830) was an Act of Congress passed to improve mental health care in the United States territory
United States Department of the Navy (956 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The United States Department of the Navy (DoN) was established by an Act of Congress on 30 April 1798 (initiated by the recommendation of James McHenry)
Latah County, Idaho (1,399 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
agriculture. Latah County is the only county in the U.S. established by an act of Congress; it was originally part of Nez Perce County, which was reluctant to
Oliver Bosbyshell (3,234 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
loss by virtue of his office. He was absolved of this liability by act of Congress in 1899. In his later years, he was an officer of an insurance company;
Josiah Gardner Abbott (341 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1877. He was a member of the Electoral Commission created by the act of Congress approved January 29, 1877, to decide the presidential election of 1876
United States Department of Transportation (920 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
government concerned with transportation. It was established by an act of Congress on October 15, 1966, and began operation on April 1, 1967. It is governed
Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (486 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
States House of Representatives on November 2, 1999. The H.R. 1555 Act of Congress was passed by the 106th U.S. Congressional session and enacted into
United States Marine Band (2,289 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the premier band of the United States Marine Corps. Established by act of Congress on July 11, 1798, it is the oldest of the United States military bands
Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (486 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
States House of Representatives on November 2, 1999. The H.R. 1555 Act of Congress was passed by the 106th U.S. Congressional session and enacted into
Future Trading Act (183 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Future Trading Act of 1921 (ch. 86, 42 Stat. 187) was a United States Act of Congress, approved on August 24, 1921, by the 67th United States Congress intended
United States Naval Institute (1,211 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
grounds of the Naval Academy through permission granted by a 1936 Act of Congress. The Naval Institute's mission is “to provide an independent forum
United States Revenue Cutter Service (3,262 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The United States Revenue Cutter Service was established by an act of Congress on 4 August 1790 as the Revenue-Marine upon the recommendation of Secretary
Navy Cross (1,992 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
serving with the U.S. naval services. The Navy Cross was established by Act of Congress (Public Law 65-253) and approved on February 4, 1919. The Navy Cross
Act (715 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
recording the legality of a transaction or contract Act of Parliament, Act of Congress or Act of Tynwald, a statute or law passed by a legislature Act (drama)
Bureau of Yards and Docks (405 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
maintenance, and repair. The Bureau was established on August 31, 1842 by an act of Congress (5 Stat. 579), as one of the five bureaus replacing the Board of Naval
Hylton v. United States (963 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
by the U.S. Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality of an act of Congress. In choosing to uphold the tax, the Court exercised judicial review
SAFE Port Act (398 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For Every Port Act of 2006 (or SAFE Port Act, Pub.L. 109–347) was an Act of Congress in the United States covering port security and to which an online
Reorganization Plan No. 3 (1,154 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
agencies such as OSHA, the EPA was not established by a single enabling act of Congress. According to author Jack Lewis, the decade of the 1960s fostered
BioFuels Security Act (196 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The BioFuels Security Act is a proposed legislative Act of Congress intended to phase out current single-fueled vehicles in favor of flexible-fuel vehicles
Ponca Reservation (650 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
treaty on March 10, 1865, the reservation was re-established by an Act of Congress dated March 2, 1899. There were 27,202.08 acres (110.0829 km2) allotted
Legal Adviser of the Department of State (187 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
within the United States Department of State. It was created by an Act of Congress on February 23, 1931 (P.L. 71-715; 46 Stat. 1214) and given a rank
USS Corbesier (DE-438) (527 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
beloved swordmaster of the U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen. By special Act of Congress, he was given the rank of first lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps
Bank Holding Company Act (321 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Company Act of 1956 (12 U.S.C. § 1841, et seq.) is a United States Act of Congress that regulates the actions of bank holding companies. The original
Presidential Recordings and Materials Preservation Act (331 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
enacted December 19, 1974, codified at 44 U.S.C. § 2111, note) is an act of Congress enacted in the wake of the August 1974 resignation of President Richard
Uruguay Round Agreements Act (1,947 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(URAA; Pub.L. 103–465, 108 Stat. 4809, enacted December 8, 1994) is an Act of Congress in the United States that implemented in U.S. law the Marrakech Agreement
Idaho Territory's at-large congressional district (189 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
by act of Congress on July 3, 1890, this district was dissolved and replaced by Idaho's At-large congressional district. On March 3, 1863, an act of Congress
United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana (458 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of Indiana (in case citations, S.D. Ind.) was created in 1928 by an act of Congress that split Indiana into two separate districts, northern and southern
Indiana Territory (4,093 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Union as the state of Indiana. The Indiana Territory was created by an Act of Congress and signed into law by President John Adams on May 7, 1800, effective
Federal Credit Union Act (320 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Federal Credit Union Act is an Act of Congress enacted in 1934. The purpose of the law was to make credit available and promote thrift through a national
United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana (341 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of Indiana (in case citations, N.D. Ind.) was created in 1928 by an act of Congress that split Indiana into two separate districts, northern and southern
Trade Agreements Act of 1979 (326 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1979, codified at 19 U.S.C. ch. 13 (19 U.S.C. §§ 2501–2581), is an Act of Congress that governs trade agreements negotiated between the United States
Rattlesnake Wilderness (165 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wilderness is located in the U.S. state of Montana. Created by an act of Congress in 1980, the wilderness is within Lolo National Forest and is located
Cabinet Mountains Wilderness (225 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Cabinet Mountains Wilderness, created by an act of Congress in 1964, is located in the U.S. state of Montana. Protecting the wildest portions of the
Mission Mountains Wilderness (202 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wilderness is located in the U.S. state of Montana. Created by an act of Congress in 1975, the wilderness is within the Swan Lake Ranger District of
Amnesty (2,048 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to vote and hold office to ex-Confederates, which was achieved by act of Congress. Those were true amnesties, pardoning past violations without changing
Smith River Reservation (278 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
escaped that fall. The Smith River Reservation was discontinued by act of Congress in July 28,1868. Klamath River Reservation Mendocino Indian Reservation
Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (896 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
educational organization in the United States, established as a result of an Act of Congress in 1993 with the purpose to commemorate "the deaths of over 100,000
Theodore Roosevelt Wilderness (378 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wilderness is located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. Created by an act of Congress in 1978, the wilderness covers an area of 29,920 acres (121 km2) and
Franconia Notch (338 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Parkway (Interstate 93 and U.S. Route 3). The parkway required a special act of Congress to sidestep design standards for the Interstate highway system because
United States Poet Laureate (671 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Library of Congress, the present title was devised and authorized by an Act of Congress in 1985. The Poet Laureate's office is administered by the Center for
National Recreation Trail (403 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Scenic Trails and National Historic Trails may only be designated by an act of Congress, National Recreation Trails may be designated by the Secretary of Interior
United States National Arboretum (575 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Beltsville Agricultural Research Center. It was established in 1927 by an act of Congress after a campaign by USDA Chief Botanist Frederick Vernon Coville. It
Iran Freedom and Support Act (203 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
109–293, 120 Stat. 1344, H.R. 6198, enacted September 30, 2006) is an Act of Congress that appropriated $10 million and directed the President of the United
Flag Day (United States) (1,567 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Flag Day; in August 1949, National Flag Day was established by an Act of Congress. Flag Day is not an official federal holiday. Title 36 of the United
Comptroller of the Treasury (248 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the Treasury from 1789 to 1817. According to section III of the Act of Congress establishing the Treasury Department, it is the comptroller's duty
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (1,554 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that was established as part of the Smithsonian Institution by an act of Congress in 1968. It is also a highly recognised think tank, ranked among the
United States Navy Dental Corps (2,280 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
optimal oral health. The U.S. Navy Dental Corps was established by an Act of Congress in 1912. Its membership consists of dental officers of the Navy and
Merchant Marine Pacific War Zone Medal (258 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
decoration of the United States Merchant Marine established by an Act of Congress on May 10, 1944. The decoration is awarded to officers and men of
Homeowners Refinancing Act (446 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Loan Act of 1933 and the Home Owners' Loan Corporation Act) was an Act of Congress of the United States passed as part of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's
Montgomery-class cruiser (687 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
9, 10, and 11, the Montgomery-class cruisers were authorized by an Act of Congress approved September 7, 1888. As the U.S. Navy began to rebuild its
Nevada Territory's at-large congressional district (117 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
act of Congress on October 31, 1864, this district was dissolved and replaced by Nevada's At-large congressional district. On March 2, 1861, an act of
Merchant Marine World War II Victory Medal (281 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
decoration of the United States Merchant Marine established by an Act of Congress on August 8, 1946. The decoration is awarded to officers and men
Newlands Resolution (513 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
named after United States Congressman Francis G. Newlands. It was an Act of Congress to annex the Republic of Hawaii and create the Territory of Hawaii
Hawaii Territory's at-large congressional district (123 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
delegate. After Hawaii's admission to the Union as the 50th state by act of Congress on August 21, 1959, this district was replaced by Hawaii's at-large
Merchant Marine Atlantic War Zone Medal (251 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
decoration of the United States Merchant Marine established by an Act of Congress on May 10, 1944. The decoration is awarded to officers and men of
Uniform Monday Holiday Act (439 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Uniform Monday Holiday Act (Pub.L. 90–363) is an Act of Congress that amended the federal holiday provisions of the United States Code to establish
Board of Navy Commissioners (727 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
James Monroe. The establishment of the Board of Naval Commissioners by act of Congress on February 7, 1815 (3 Stat. 202), was the outgrowth of efforts to
Bryan Simpson United States Courthouse (241 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the basement. It was named after John Milton Bryan Simpson after an act of Congress introduced by Florida U.S. Senator Bill Nelson was passed. The courthouse
National Academy of Sciences (2,346 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
private non-profit organization in the United States. "Established by an Act of Congress, signed by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863, the NAS is charged with
Surface Transportation and Uniform Relocation Assistance Act (154 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1987 (Pub. L. 100-17, Apr. 2, 1987, 101 Stat. 132) is a United States Act of Congress, also called the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1987. It nominally gave
Jones Law (Philippines) (943 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
also known as the Jones Act, the Philippine Autonomy Act, and the Act of Congress of August 29, 1916, was an Organic Act passed by the United States
Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (1,846 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
program did not require congressional approval to disburse funds, but an act of Congress forced the Fed to reveal how it lent the money. The Fed explained
Implied repeal (346 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
constitutional theory which states that where an Act of Parliament or an Act of Congress (or of some other legislature in a common law system) conflicts with
Fort Niobrara Wilderness (261 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
located in the U.S. state of Nebraska, near Valentine. Created by an act of Congress in 1976, the wilderness is managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
List of federal judges appointed by John Adams (338 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
judgeships for the District of Columbia, authorized under a different Act of Congress, not the Judiciary Act. However, Adams made an indelible impact on
Public Law 110-343 (1,966 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the combined Act of Congress. For its best-known division, see Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008. For the related program
Lifesaving Medal (1,227 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the United States Coast Guard. The awards were first established by Act of Congress, 20 June 1874; later authorized by 14 U.S.C. § 500. These decorations
Bankruptcy Act of 1898 (147 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
July 1, 1898, ch. 541, 30 Stat. 544) was the first United States Act of Congress involving Bankruptcy that gave companies an option of being protected
Shoshone National Forest (8,404 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
managed by the United States Forest Service and was created by an act of Congress and signed into law by U.S. President Benjamin Harrison in 1891. Shoshone
Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1978 (107 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(Pub.L. 95–598, 92 Stat. 2549, November 6, 1978) is a United States Act of Congress regulating bankruptcy. The current Bankruptcy Code was enacted in 1978
Rock Creek Park (1,962 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Northwest quadrant of Washington, D.C. The park was created by an Act of Congress in 1890, and today is administered by the National Park Service. In
Bureau of American Ethnology (716 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
BAE, originally, Bureau of Ethnology) was established in 1879 by an act of Congress for the purpose of transferring archives, records and materials relating
Merchant Marine Combat Bar (154 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
United States Merchant Marine. The decoration was established by an Act of Congress on 10 May 1943. The decoration is awarded to members of the Merchant
Frazier–Lemke Farm Bankruptcy Act (712 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Frazier–Lemke Farm Bankruptcy Act was an Act of Congress passed in the United States in 1934 that restricted the ability of banks to repossess farms
Black Elk Wilderness (333 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the U.S. state of South Dakota. The wilderness was designated by an act of Congress in 1980. Managed by the U.S. Forest Service, Black Elk Wilderness is
Double eagle (1,571 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
eagle", and "quarter eagle" were specifically given these names in the Act of Congress that originally authorized them ("An act establishing a mint, and regulating
Organized Crime Control Act (264 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Act of 1970 (Pub.L. 91–452, 84 Stat. 922 October 15, 1970), was an Act of Congress sponsored by Democratic Senator John L. McClellan and signed into law
Soldier Creek Wilderness (289 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wilderness is located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. Created by an act of Congress in 1986, the wilderness is managed by the U.S. Forest Service and covers
Child Protection Restoration and Penalties Enhancement Act of 1990 (1,197 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
 4789, enacted November 29, 1990, S. 3266, is part of a United States Act of Congress which amended 18 U.S.C. § 2257 in respect to record-keeping requirements
District of Columbia Organic Act of 1871 (888 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The District of Columbia Organic Act of 1871 is an Act of Congress that repealed the individual charters of the cities of Washington and Georgetown and
Distinguished Flying Cross (United States) (4,507 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
by Act of Congress March 1, 1933. Awarded by Act of Congress July 2, 1932. Awarded by Act of Congress July 11, 1932. Awarded by Act of Congress in
Oregon Territory's at-large congressional district (166 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Territory. After Oregon's admission to the Union as the 33rd state by act of Congress on February 14, 1859, this district was dissolved and replaced by Oregon's
Slip law (306 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In the United States, a slip law is an individual Act of Congress which is either a public law (Pub.L.) or a private law (Pvt.L.). They are part of a
Fort Abercrombie (603 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
North Dakota, was an American fort established by authority of an act of Congress, March 3, 1857. The act allocated twenty-five square miles of land
Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 (1,558 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(Pub.L. 110–185, 122 Stat. 613, enacted February 13, 2008) was an Act of Congress providing for several kinds of economic stimuli intended to boost the
Gates of the Mountains Wilderness (404 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wilderness is located in the U.S. state of Montana. Created by an act of Congress in 1964, the wilderness is managed by Helena National Forest. A day
United States v. Wong Kim Ark (14,527 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
tribal allegiance. (Indians were subsequently granted citizenship by an act of Congress in 1924.) The question of whether the Citizenship Clause applied to
Wilderness area (447 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
States, a Wilderness Area is an area of federal land set aside by an act of Congress. Human activities in wilderness areas are restricted to scientific
Dawes Rolls (538 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
membership, and the Dawes Commission enrolled just over 100,000. An act of Congress on April 26, 1906, closed the rolls on March 5, 1907. An additional
Illinois County, Virginia (207 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
government. The area later became part of the Northwest Territory by an Act of Congress in 1787. The county was bordered to the southeast by the Ohio River
District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands (380 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI). It was established by Act of Congress in 1977, pursuant to an international agreement between the United
Timeline of Colorado history (402 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
an act of Congress creating the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge. May 26 U.S. President George H.W. Bush signs an act of Congress creating
National Statuary Hall Collection (1,635 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
first two statues after Congress authorized replacements. A special act of Congress, Pub.L. 109–116, signed on December 1, 2005, directed the Joint Committee
Private law (disambiguation) (122 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
England and Wales, law relating to civil wrongs and quasi-contracts An Act of Congress in the United States relating to specific institutions or individuals
RMS Titanic Maritime Memorial Act (804 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1986 (100 Stat. 2082, 16 U.S.C. §§ 450rr–450rr-6) is a United States Act of Congress that was passed to designate the wreck of the RMS Titanic as an international
Little River Canyon National Preserve (854 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mountain near Fort Payne, Alabama, and DeSoto State Park. Created by an act of Congress in 1992, the nearly 14,000-acre (5,700 ha) preserve protects what is
National POW/MIA Recognition Day (168 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
those who are still missing in action. This day was established by an Act of Congress, by the passage of Section 1082 of the 1998 Defense Authorization Act
Iran Nonproliferation Act of 2000 (64 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Iran Nonproliferation Act of 2000 is a United States Act of Congress signed into law by President Bill Clinton on March 14, 2000. The act authorizes
Edmunds–Tucker Act (573 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Edmunds–Tucker Act of 1887 was an Act of Congress that focused on restricting some practices of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS
Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act (905 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 (IRTPA) is a 235-page Act of Congress, signed by President George W. Bush, that broadly affects United States
Daniel Webster Memorial (352 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
founder of the Washington Post and a fellow native of New Hampshire. An Act of Congress on July 1, 1898 authorized its erection on public grounds and appropriated
Gold Star Lapel Button (645 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Button in the United States is an official decoration authorized by an Act of Congress that is issued to the direct next of kin family members of service
List of United States Marine Corps four-star generals (1,428 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
number of years in commission when promoted to four-star rank. The Act of Congress of March 4, 1925, allowed officers in the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast
Lee Metcalf Wilderness (267 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wilderness is located in the U.S. state of Montana. Created by an act of Congress in 1983, the wilderness is in four separated parcels: Bear Trap Canyon
James Gillespie (267 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
buried at the Presbyterian Burying Ground in Washington, D.C. By an act of Congress, his remains were removed to Congressional Cemetery in April 1892.
Veterinary Corps (United States Army) (932 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Scholarship Program) veterinary students. It was established by an Act of Congress on 3 June 1916. Recognition of the need for veterinary expertise had
Federal Reserve Act (3,312 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
6, 38 Stat. 251, enacted December 23, 1913, 12 U.S.C. ch. 3) is an Act of Congress that created and established the Federal Reserve System, the central
Welcome Creek Wilderness (309 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wilderness is located in the U.S. state of Montana. Created by an act of Congress in 1978, the wilderness is within Lolo National Forest, and protects
Major Crimes Act (379 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
tribal sovereignty that had not been specifically abrogated by an act of Congress. The Major Crimes Act reduced the internal sovereignty of native tribes
Mashantucket Pequot Tribe (3,391 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
against the state, the tribe achieved federal recognition in 1983 by an act of Congress, as part of the settlement of the suit. It was the eighth tribal nation
Coast Guard Cross (868 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
military decoration of the United States Coast Guard. Established by Act of Congress on 15 October 2010, it is intended to recognize members of the United
An Act further to protect the commerce of the United States (1,518 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
United States, (5th Congress, Sess. 2, ch. 68, 1 Stat. 578) is an act of Congress approved July 9, 1798, authorizing the President of the United States
Merchant Marine Defense Bar (231 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
United States Merchant Marine. The decoration was established by an Act of Congress on August 14, 1944. The decoration is awarded to members of the Merchant
Architectural Barriers Act of 1968 (564 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
enacted August 12, 1968, codified at 42 U.S.C. § 4151 et seq.) is an Act of Congress, enacted by President Lyndon B. Johnson. The ABA requires that facilities
College of the Sisters of Bethany (237 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
on January 29, 1861—the same day that President Buchanan signed the Act of Congress admitting Kansas into the Union as a state. However, Territorial governor
Medal of Honor (12,502 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Merit (Meritorious Service Citation Certificate) was established by Act of Congress on March 3, 1847 "to any private soldier who had distinguished himself
Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (1,276 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Simpson-Mazzoli Act, signed into law by Ronald Reagan on November 6, 1986, is an Act of Congress which reformed United States immigration law. The Act required employers
Metric Conversion Act (264 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Metric Conversion Act is an Act of Congress that U.S. President Gerald Ford signed into law on December 23, 1975. It declared the Metric system "the
USS Detroit (C-10) (530 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Montgomery-class cruiser of the United States Navy which was authorized by Act of Congress in September 1888. Detroit was launched 28 October 1891 at Columbian
Barber coinage (5,452 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
accomplish this; he felt, however, that this could not be done without an act of Congress. Kimball submitted the issue to government lawyers; they indicated
Foreign Assistance Act (434 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
enacted September 4, 1961, 22 U.S.C. § 2151 et seq.) is a United States Act of Congress. The Act reorganized the structure of existing U.S. foreign assistance
Mohegan people (2,310 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
entity known as the Mohegan Indian Tribe." The same year, under an act of Congress, the United States took land into trust to serve as a reservation for
Indian Head gold pieces (3,688 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
five denominations of US coinage that could be changed without an Act of Congress: the cent and the four gold pieces (the quarter eagle, half eagle,
Black Fork Mountain Wilderness (406 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
located in the U.S. states of Arkansas and Oklahoma. Created by an act of Congress in 1984, the wilderness covers an area of 13,139 acres (53 km²). The
Coast Guard Day (527 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Constitution. The Coast Guard received its present name through an act of Congress signed into law by President Woodrow Wilson on 28 January 1915 that
Born-Alive Infants Protection Act (330 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
107–207, 116 Stat. 926, enacted August 5, 2002, 1 U.S.C. § 8) is an Act of Congress. It extends legal protection to an infant born alive after a failed
Money Laundering Control Act (260 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Laundering Control Act of 1986 (Public Law 99-570) is a United States Act of Congress that made money laundering a federal crime. It was passed in 1986.
James Madison Memorial Building (504 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
funds for the structure in 1960, and construction was approved by an act of Congress on October 19, 1965 that authorized an appropriation of $75 million
Hills v. Ross II (104 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
decided, to appear from the pleadings and decree, in conformity to the act of congress." List of United States Supreme Court cases, volume 3 Hills et al
Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area (857 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
National Recreation Area is a national park unit established by an act of Congress on October 15, 1966, following the construction of the Yellowtail Dam
High Performance Computing Act of 1991 (840 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The High Performance Computing Act of 1991 (HPCA) is an Act of Congress promulgated in the 102nd United States Congress as (Pub.L. 102–194) on 1991-12-09
American University (7,737 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
university's curriculum is secular. The university was chartered by an Act of Congress on February 24, 1893 as "The American University," when the bill was
Surface weather analysis (3,392 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Army Signal Corps inherited this network between 1870 and 1874 by an act of Congress, and expanded it to the west coast soon afterwards. At first, all the
Marine Mammal Protection Act (33 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Protection Act may refer to: Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, an act of Congress in the United States Marine Mammals Protection Act 1978, an act of
Rodgers Crossing Dam (349 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
site placed under "unified federal protection" that would require an act of Congress to overturn if the dam were to be built in the future. List of dams
National Building Museum (1,598 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
engineering, construction, and urban planning". It was created by an act of Congress in 1980, and is a private non-profit institution; it is adjacent to
Jefferson Pier (2,613 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
recognized, either by presidential proclamation or by a resolution or act of Congress. The stone is on the National Mall almost due south of the center
Investment Company Act of 1940 (1,249 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Investment Company Act of 1940 is an act of Congress. It was passed as a United States Public Law (Pub.L. 76–768) on August 22, 1940, and is codified
Federal Arbitration Act (1,041 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
enacted February 12, 1925, codified at 9 U.S.C. § 1 et seq.) is an act of Congress that provides for judicial facilitation of private dispute resolution
Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007 (824 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007 is a US Act of Congress that amended the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to gradually raise the federal minimum wage
United States twenty-dollar bill (1,435 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
eagle". Rather than a nickname, this nomenclature was specified by an act of Congress. As of December 2012, the average circulation life of a $20 bill is
Cities of the Philippines (7,036 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
sue and exercise all the powers conferred to it by Congress. Only an Act of Congress can create or amend a city charter, and with this city charter Congress
USS Stiletto (1885) (166 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
speculation. She was purchased for the United States Navy under an Act of Congress dated 3 March 1887, and entered service in July 1887, attached to the
Arkansas Territory (891 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774–1875. (accessed 2007-06-16). This act of Congress established the territory of "Arkansaw". "Act of April 21, 1820, ch
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Pittsburgh Branch (573 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Atlanta Federal Reserve Districts, stating that it would instead take an act of Congress to move those district headquarters. Pittsburgh remained a branch location
Alphabet agencies (341 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
previously all monetary appropriations had been separately passed by Act of Congress, as part of their power of the purse; the National Industrial Recovery
Southeastern University (Washington, D.C.) (918 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Southeastern University was established by the YMCA and chartered by an Act of Congress in 1879. It had degree programs in Criminal Justice, Child Development
Cardenas Medal (571 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Cardenas Medal was an award approved by an act of Congress of the United States on May 3, 1900 (31 Stat. 716, 56th Congress). The award recognizes
Bricker Amendment (12,428 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to its proper solution. A treaty may supersede a prior act of Congress, and an act of Congress may supersede a prior treaty." Likewise, in a case regarding
Ozark National Scenic Riverways (741 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ozarks of southern Missouri in the U.S.. The park was created by an Act of Congress in 1964 to protect the Current and Jacks Fork rivers, and it was formally
Pipestone National Monument (570 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the federal government. The National Monument was established by an act of Congress on August 25, 1937, and the establishing legislation restored quarrying
Title 34 of the United States Code (53 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was entirely repealed when the laws within it were either eliminated or moved into the new revision of Title 10 by an act of Congress on 1956-08-10.
List of colleges and universities in Ohio (2,463 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
University was the first institution of higher education chartered by an act of Congress in America (Northwest Ordinance), the first university in the former
Boyer v. Boyer (2,689 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Act. The suit proceeds upon the ground that such levy violates the act of Congress prescribing conditions upon state taxation of national bank shares
List of United States Foreign Service Career Ambassadors (295 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
State: The class of Career Ambassador was first established by an Act of Congress on Aug 5, 1955, as an amendment to the Foreign Service act of 1946
Menominee (4,352 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
legislation. The tribe regained federal recognition in 1973 in an act of Congress, and re-established its reservation in 1975. They operate under a written
Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 (182 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
110–252, H.R. 2642), which was signed into law on June 30, 2008, is an Act of Congress that appropriated $250 billion for ongoing military operations and