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Act of Congress (881 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, ...
United States Congress (18,198 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Library of Congress was established by an act of Congress in 1800. It is primarily housed in three buildings on Capitol Hill , but ...
Law of the United States (7,026 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
which consists of acts of Congress treaties ratified by the Senate ... This is where the act of deciding a case becomes a limited form of ...
List of Philippine laws (1,959 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The first legislation passed by the Congress of the Philippines ... "Citizenship Retention and Re-Acquisition Act of 2003" / An act making the ...
List of United States federal legislation (1,008 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was the 332nd Act of Congress (statute) passed in the 108th Congress. It can be found in volume 118 of the U.S. Statutes at Large, ...
94th United States Congress (5,236 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Ninety-fourth United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of ... Major legislation: October 19, 1976: Copyright Act of 1976 ...
Reconstruction Acts (1,006 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
amended, of restoring the state "to its constitutional relations to the Federal Government," but Congress, by an act of March 2, 1867 (14 Stat. ...
United States v. Lopez (3,174 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Court of Appeals noted that the findings and evidence presented before Congress to justify the passage of the Act pursuant to the ...
To Promote a Knowledge of Steam Engineering and Iron Shipbuilding Act (409 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The To Promote a Knowledge of Steam Engineering and Iron Shipbuilding Act was a ... United States of America in Congress assembled, That for the ...
Specie Circular (587 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
order issued by President Andrew Jackson in 1836 pursuant to the Coinage Act and carried out by his successor, President Martin Van Buren . ...
United States Constitution (20,014 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
If it does, the Court will choose a constitutional construction of an Act of Congress, even if its constitutionality is seriously in doubt ...
Act of Parliament (3,602 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In the Republic of Ireland the term Act of the Oireachtas is used, and in the United States the term Act of Congress is used. ...
Indian Citizenship Act (1,642 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Indian Citizenship Act of 1924, also known as the Snyder Act, was proposed by ... United States of America in Congress assembled, That all ...
United States Code (4,537 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The official text of an Act of Congress is that of the "enrolled bill" (traditionally printed on parchment ) presented to the President ...
Patriot Act (20,256 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The USA PATRIOT Act is an Act of Congress that was signed into law by President George W. Bush on October 26, 2001. T errorism Act of 2001 ...
Antideficiency Act (1,301 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Antideficiency Act (ADA), 97 | 258 | 96 | 923, is legislation enacted by the United States Congress to prevent the incurring of ...
Agricultural Act of 2014 (2,780 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is an act of Congress that authorize s nutrition and agriculture programs in the United States for the years of 2014-2018 The bill ...
Federal Reserve Act (4,180 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
6, 38 | 251, enact ed December 23, 1913, 12 | 3) is an Act of Congress that created and set up the Federal Reserve System , the central ...
United States Department of the Navy (1,194 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 ...
United States Revenue Cutter Service (3,589 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 ...
Investment Company Act of 1940 (1,285 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 (76 | 768) on August 22, 1940, ...
Innovation Act (H.R. 3309; 113th Congress) (3,258 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The bill would require "a party alleging infringement in a civil action involving a claim for relief arising under any Act of Congress ...
Mutual Defense Assistance Act (3,262 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Mutual Defense Assistance Act was a United States Act of Congress signed by President Harry S. Truman on 6 October 1949. ...
Foreign Assistance Act (973 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is a United States Act of Congress . The Act reorganized the structure of existing U.S. foreign assistance programs, separated military ...
Edmunds–Tucker Act (820 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- ...
EPS Service Parts Act of 2014 (H.R. 5057; 113th Congress) (1,345 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
L. 110-140 originally named the "Clean Energy Act of 2007") is an Act of Congress concerning the energy policy of the United States . ...
Funding Act of 1870 (188 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Funding Act of 1870 (41st Congress , Sess. 2, ch. 256, 16 | 272, enacted July 14, 1870) was an Act of Congress to re-fund the ...
List of United States treaties (10,760 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1871 | March 3 | Act of Congress | United States Code Title 25, Chapter 3, Subchapter 1, Section 71 | 16 | 566 | | 1871 | March 3 | Act ...
United States Marine Band (3,339 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Established by act of Congress on July 11, 1798, it is the oldest of the United States military bands and the oldest professional ...
REAL ID Act (11,040 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was an Act of Congress that modified U.S. federal law pertaining to security , authentication , and issuance procedures standards for ...
Presidential $1 Coin Program (7,314 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Presidential $1 Coin Program is part of an Act of Congress. 109 | 145 | 119 | 2664 | 2005 | 12 | 22 coins with engravings of relief ...
Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act (1,197 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 (IRTPA) is a 235-page Act of Congress , signed by President George W. Bush , ...
SAFE Port Act (697 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Security and Accountability For Every Port Act of 2006 (or SAFE Port Act, 109 | 347) was an Act of Congress in the United States ...
Uruguay Round Agreements Act (2,495 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is an Act of Congress in the United States that implemented in U.S. law the Marrakech Agreement of 1994. Agreement was part of the ...
Public Law 110-343 (2,690 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is a US Act of Congress signed into law by U.S. President George W. Bush , which was designed to mitigate the growing financial crisis ...
Height of Buildings Act of 1910 (3,900 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Height of Buildings Act of 1910 was an Act of Congress passed by the 61st United States Congress on June 1, 1910 to limit the height ...
Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (1,990 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 is a United States Act of Congress concerning the budget, that became law in 2006. Legislative history ...
Iran and Libya Sanctions Act (1,035 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Iran and Libya Sanctions Act of 1996 (ILSA) was a 1996 act of Congress that imposed economic sanction s on firms doing business with ...
District of Columbia Organic Act of 1871 (1,070 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 charter s of the cities of Washington and ...
Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 (1,846 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was an Act of Congress providing for several kinds of economic stimuli intended to boost the United States economy in 2008 and to ...
Coastal Zone Management Act (2,316 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Chapter 33) is an Act of Congress passed in 1972 to encourage coastal states to develop and implement coastal zone management plans ...
Uniform Monday Holiday Act (559 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Uniform Monday Holiday Act (90 | 363) is an Act of Congress that amended the federal holiday provisions of the United States Code to ...
Economic Espionage Act of 1996 (3,943 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was a 6 title Act of Congress dealing with a wide range of issues, including not only industrial espionage (e.g., Protection Act ), but ...
Bank Holding Company Act (563 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is a United States Act of Congress that regulates the actions of bank holding companies . the Federal Reserve Board of Governors must ...
Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (1,737 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
GINA, pronounced Gee-na), is an Act of Congress in the United States designed to prohibit the use of genetic information in health ...
Fair Sentencing Act (4,004 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Fair Sentencing Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-220) was an Act of Congress signed into law by U.S. President Barack Obama on August 3, ...
STOCK Act (2,755 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is an Act of Congress designed to combat insider trading . It was signed into law by President Barack Obama on April 4, 2012. ...
Reorganization Act of 1939 (3,184 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
codified at 5 | 133, is an American Act of Congress which gave the President of the United States the authority to hire additional ...
Confiscation Act of 1861 (1,037 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Confiscation Act of 1861 was an act of Congress during the early months of the American Civil War permitting court proceedings for ...
Money Laundering Control Act (661 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Money Laundering Control Act of 1986 (Public Law 99-570) is a United States Act of Congress that made money laundering a federal ...
High Performance Computing Act of 1991 (1,364 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. ...
Federal Credit Union Act (350 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 ...
Presidential Records Act (496 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Presidential Records Act (PRA) of 1978, 44 | 2201 | 2207, is an Act of Congress of the United States governing the official records ...
Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area (1,296 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area is a national park unit established by an act of Congress on October 15, 1966, following the ...
Rules Enabling Act (448 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is an Act of Congress that gave the judicial branch the power to promulgate the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure . Amendments to the Act ...
Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1978 (315 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1978 (95 | 598, 92 | 2549, November 6, 1978) is a United States Act of Congress regulating bankruptcy . ...
Organized Crime Control Act (490 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Organized Crime Control Act of 1970 (91 | 452, 84 | 922 October 15, 1970), was an Act of Congress sponsored by Democratic Senator ...
Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 (3,622 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 (MTSA) (107 | 295) is an Act of Congress enacted by the 107th United States Congress to ...
Frazier–Lemke Farm Bankruptcy Act (1,058 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 ...
American Homecoming Act (1,901 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The American Homecoming Act or Amerasian Homecoming Act, was an Act of Congress giving preferential immigration status to children in ...
Metric Conversion Act (318 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. system of weights ...
National Environmental Education Act (163 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The National Environmental Education Act of 1990 is an act of Congress of the United States of America to promote environmental education ...
Born-Alive Infants Protection Act (488 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is an Act of Congress . It extends legal protection to an infant born alive after a failed attempt at induced abortion . It was signed ...
Four Chaplains' Medal (796 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Four Chaplains' Medal was a decoration approved by an Act of Congress on July 14, 1960 (P.L. 86-656, 74 Stat. 521). actions of four ...
Architectural Barriers Act of 1968 (614 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is an Act of Congress , enacted by President Lyndon B. Johnson . it mandates provision of disabled-access toilet facilities in such ...
ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (2,739 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (Public Law 110-325, ADAAA) is an Act of Congress , effective January 1, 2009, that amended the Americans ...
Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 (673 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 (110 | 53), is an Act of Congress . The Act implements some of the ...
Future Trading Act (413 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
86, 42 | 187) was a United States Act of Congress , approved on August 24, 1921, by the 67th United States Congress intended to institute ...
Military Tract of 1812 (1,402 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
On May 6, 1812, an act of Congress was passed 2 | 729 which set aside bounty lands as payment to volunteer soldiers for the War against ...
Respect for America's Fallen Heroes Act (639 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is an Act of Congress that prohibits protests within 300 feet (90 m) of the entrance of any cemetery under control of the National ...
Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National Monuments Act (H.R. 1459; 113th Congress) (1,830 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
any presidential four-year term of office without an express Act of Congress, or (2) such a declaration from including private property ...
Gates of the Mountains Wilderness (687 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Created by an act of Congress in 1964, the wilderness is managed by Helena National Forest . A day use campground near the Gates of the ...
Crime Control Act of 1990 (525 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Crime Control Act of 1990 was a large Act of Congress that had a considerable impact on the juvenile crime control policies of the ...
Iran Nonproliferation Act of 2000 (118 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. ...
BioFuels Security Act (247 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 ...
Lee Metcalf Wilderness (444 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Created by an act of Congress in 1983, the wilderness is in four separated parcels: Bear Trap Canyon unit, Spanish Peaks unit, Taylor- ...
Copeland "Anti-kickback" Act (685 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
codified at 18 | 874) is an act of Congress that supplemented the Davis–Bacon Act of 1931. contract The Copeland Act also incorporated ...
Slip law (330 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. ...
Coast Guard Cross (1,125 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Established by Act of Congress on 15 October 2010, it is intended to recognize members of the United States Coast Guard for extraordinary ...
National Stolen Property Act (477 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The National Stolen Property Act is an Act of Congress which prohibits certain offenses relating to stolen property and forgery . ...
Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition Medal (562 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition Medal was established by Act of Congress in 1936 to commemorate the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition . ...
Gold Star Lapel Button (694 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A Gold Star Lapel Button in the United States is an official decoration authorized by an Act of Congress that is issued to the direct next ...
Mission Mountains Wilderness (363 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Created by an act of Congress in 1975, the wilderness is within the Swan Lake Ranger District of the Flathead National Forest . ...
Cabinet Mountains Wilderness (390 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 . wildest portions of the ...
Byrd Antarctic Expedition Medal (499 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 ...
Lord's Resistance Army Disarmament and Northern Uganda Recovery Act (635 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Lord’s Resistance Army Disarmament and Northern Uganda Recovery Act was a 2010 act of Congress promoted by the Obama administration ...
Homeland Security Appropriations Act (395 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2004 was a United States Act of Congress that gave the authority for the President to fund the ...
Cardenas Medal (755 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). ...
Trade Agreements Act of 1979 (549 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
codified at 19 | 13 (19 | 2501 | 2581), is an Act of Congress that governs trade agreements negotiated between the United States and ...
Yale Cancer Center (665 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 ." ...
Cable Communications Policy Act of 1984 (2,812 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Cable Communications Policy Act of 1984 (codified at 47 | 5 | V–A) was an act of Congress passed on October 30, 1984 to promote ...
California Debris Commission (508 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The California Debris Commission was a federal commission created in 1893 by an act of Congress (27 Stat. 507) to regulate California ...
Puerto Rico Federal Relations Act of 1950 (389 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Puerto Rico Federal Relations Act of 1950 (81 | 600) was an Act of Congress of the 81st United States Congress signed by President ...
Rattlesnake Wilderness (333 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Created by an act of Congress in 1980, the wilderness is within Lolo National Forest and is located only 4 miles (6.5 km) north of ...
United States Entomological Commission (315 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The United States Entomological Commission was established by an Act of Congress in 1877 as a department under the United States Geological ...
National Gambling Impact Study Commission Act (595 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is an Act of Congress that was signed into law by President of the United States Bill Clinton . legal and factual study of the social and ...
RMS Titanic Maritime Memorial Act (1,137 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is a United States Act of Congress that was passed to designate the wreck of the RMS Titanic as an international maritime memorial and ...
Welcome Creek Wilderness (469 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Created by an act of Congress in 1978, the wilderness is within Lolo National Forest , and protects the northern portion of the Sapphire ...
Black Elk Wilderness (546 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The wilderness was designated by an act of Congress in 1980. Managed by the U.S. Forest Service , Black Elk Wilderness is part of Black ...
Solid Waste Disposal Act of 1965 (193 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Solid Waste Disposal Act is an Act of Congress passed in 1965 The United States Environmental Protection Agency described the Act as ...
Secondary Mortgage Market Enhancement Act (415 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Secondary Mortgage Market Enhancement Act of 1984 (SMMEA) was an Act of Congress intended to improve the marketability of private ...
Upper Buffalo Wilderness (496 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Created by an act of Congress in 1974, the wilderness covers an area of 12,108 acres (49 km²). Contained within Ozark-St. Francis ...
Labor Reform Act of 1977 (223 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Labor Reform Act of 1977 was a proposed United States Act of Congress that never came into force. It would have altered the labor ...
Taxpayer Bill of Rights 2 (62 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is an Act of Congress . See also : Taxpayer Bill of Rights Taxpayer Bill of Rights III External links : http://www. scribd. 1996 Full text of the Act ...
Richland Creek Wilderness (445 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Created by an act of Congress in 1984, the wilderness covers an area of 11,801 acres (48 km²). Contained within Ozark-St. Francis ...
Fort Niobrara Wilderness (432 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Created by an act of Congress in 1976, the wilderness is managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and covers an area of 4,635 acres ...
Theodore Roosevelt Wilderness (546 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Created by an act of Congress in 1978, the wilderness covers an area of 29,920 acres (121 km 2) and comprises over a third of the entire ...
National Firearms Act (6,077 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
757, 48 | 1236, enacted on June 26, 1934, currently codified as amended as 26 | 53, is an Act of Congress in the United States that, in ...
Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (5,844 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
L. 110-140 originally named the Clean Energy Act of 2007) is an Act of Congress concerning the energy policy of the United States . ...
United States Department of Transportation (1,385 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
It was established by an act of Congress on October 15, 1966, and began operation on April 1, 1967. United States Secretary of Transportation . ...
List of beneficiaries of immigration/nationality-related United States Private Bills/Laws (52,714 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In 1953, Törni was granted a residence permit through an Act of Congress, thanks to lobbying by William "Wild Bill" Donovan , former head ...
No Child Left Behind Act (12,055 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 - (NCLB is a United States Act of Congress that is a reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary ...
United States Department of the Treasury (2,449 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
It was established by an Act of Congress in 1789 to manage government revenue . The Department is administered by the Secretary of the ...
Judicial review in the United States (9,937 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Court involving a direct challenge to the constitutionality of an act of Congress , the Carriage Act of 1794 which imposed a "carriage tax ...
Utah Territory (1,260 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The territory was organized by an Organic Act of Congress in 1850, on the same day that the State of California was admitted to the ...
Controlled Substances Act (7,557 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
passed by the 91st United States Congress as Title II of the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970 and signed into ...
Boyer v. Boyer (2,783 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The suit proceeds upon the ground that such levy violates the act of Congress prescribing conditions upon state taxation of national bank ...
United States v. Wong Kim Ark (15,939 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
essentially everyone born in the U.S.—even the U.S.-born children of foreigners—and could not be limited in its effect by an act of Congress . ...
Thornley v. United States (1,137 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
direction of the President, placed on the retired list, in accordance with the provisions of an Act of Congress approved February 21, 1861, 12 Stat. ...
Military Commissions Act of 2006 (8,752 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The United States Military Commissions Act of 2006 also known as HR-6166, was an Act of Congress signed by President George W. Bush on ...
Jones Law (Philippines) (1,298 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
416), 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 ...
Patriot Act, Title III (6,966 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Title III: International Money Laundering Abatement and Financial Anti-Terrorism Act of 2001 is actually an act of Congress in its own ...
Prospect Hill Cemetery (Washington, D.C.) (15,110 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This led to the passage of an Act of Congress , the declaration of a federal law to be unconstitutional , the passage of a second Act of ...
United States v. Jordan (1,071 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jordan, 113 | 418 | 1885, was a case regarding an Act of Congress that provided for the refunding to the persons therein named of the ...
Cities of the Philippines (8,934 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Only an Act of Congress can create or amend a city charter, and with this city charter Congress confers on a city certain powers that ...
Indiana Territory (4,951 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Indiana Territory was created by an Act of Congress and signed into law by President John Adams on May 7, 1800, effective on July 4. ...
Military of the Confederate States of America (2,296 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Army of the Confederate States of America (ACSA) was the regular army, organized by Act of Congress on March 6, 1861 It was authorized ...
Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act (6,121 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hate Crimes Prevention Act, also known as the Matthew Shepard Act, is an American Act of Congress , passed on October 22, 2009 and signed ...
Morgan v. United States (1885) (2,492 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Consols of 1865, issued in pursuance of the authority conferred upon the Secretary of the Treasury by the Act of Congress approved March ...
Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 (2,383 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 (S. 2590 is an Act of Congress that requires the full disclosure to the ...
Garn–St. Germain Depository Institutions Act (1,001 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
enacted October 15, 1982) is an Act of Congress that deregulated savings and loan association s and allowed banks to provide adjustable- ...
American University (9,275 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The university was chartered by an Act of Congress on February 24, 1893 as "The American University," when the bill was approved by ...
Reportedly haunted locations in Washington, D.C. (11,080 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
locations in Washington, D.C. The city is the capital of the United States, and was founded (pursuant to an Act of Congress ) on July 16, 1790. ...
Timeline of Colorado history (11,378 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1999 | October 21 | U.S. President Bill Clinton signs an act of Congress elevating the national monument to Black Canyon of the ...
George Washington University (11,315 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The university was chartered by an Act of Congress on February 9, 1821, as the Columbian College in the District of Columbia In 1904, it ...
Medal of Honor (15,812 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
nomination by a member of the U.S. Congress, generally at the request of a constituent, and the subsequent approval via a special Act of Congress . ...
United States Naval Institute (1,397 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Naval Academy or the U.S. Navy, although it is based on the grounds of the Naval Academy through permission granted by a 1936 Act of Congress. ...
Elizabeth Morgan Act (704 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
NOTOC_The Elizabeth Morgan Act refers to an act of the United States Congress , 104 | HR | 1855, which was passed as part of 104 | HR | ...
World War II Victory Medal (United States) (1,090 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The World War II Victory Medal is a service medal of the United States military which was established by an Act of Congress on 6 July ...
Ohio University (9,467 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Founded in 1804, it was the first institution of higher education chartered by an act of Congress in America (Northwest Ordinance ), ...
Federal Judicial Center (1,124 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
It was established by an Act of Congress (28 | 620 | 629) in 1967, at the recommendation of the Judicial Conference of the United States ...
Navy Cross (2,488 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Navy Cross was established by Act of Congress (Public Law 65-253 ) and approved on February 4, 1919. History: the entrance of the United ...
United States Poet Laureate (1,020 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Formerly known as the Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress, the present title was devised and authorized by an Act of Congress in 1985. ...
O'Shaughnessy Dam (California) (5,238 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
An act of Congress was required to circumvent federal protection of the Tuolumne River, with the reasoning that public land should be ...
Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008 (3,789 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
110 | 252, 110 | HR | 2642, an Act of Congress which became law on June 30, 2008 The act amended Part III of Title 38, United States Code ...
Dred Scott v. Sandford (7,346 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For only the second time in its history the Supreme Court ruled an Act of Congress to be unconstitutional. Although Taney hoped that his ...
An Act further to protect the commerce of the United States (1,774 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
An Act further to protect the commerce of the United States, (5th Congress, Sess. 2, ch. 68, 1 | 578) is an act of Congress approved July ...
Energy Policy and Conservation Act (1,091 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 (EPCA) is a United States Act of Congress that responded to the 1973 oil crisis by ...
Board of Navy Commissioners (772 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
An Act of Congress on August 31, 1842 abolished the Board of Naval Commissioners and established the "bureau system" in the Department of ...
Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 Amendments Act of 2008 (2,839 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Amendments Act of 2008, 110 | H.R. | 6304, enacted 2008-07-10) is an Act of Congress that amended the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act ...
Honorary citizen of the United States (1,247 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
States by an Act of Congress or by a proclamation issued by the President of the United States , pursuant to authorization granted by Congress . ...
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (1,760 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
D.C., is a United States Presidential Memorial that was established as part of the Smithsonian Institution by an act of Congress in 1968. ...
Hylton v. United States (714 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
It is also significant for being the first case heard by the U.S. Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality of an act of Congress; in ...
Metric Act of 1866 (769 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
When this is attained—a period, it is hoped, not distant—a further act of Congress can fix a date for its exclusive adoption as a legal ...
Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (1,215 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
also known as the Simpson-Mazzoli Act, signed into law by Ronald Reagan on November 6, 1986, is an Act of Congress which reformed United ...
Federal Arbitration Act (1,270 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is an act of Congress that provides for judicial facilitation of private dispute resolution through arbitration . It applies in both ...
List of U.S. states by date of statehood (1,606 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
except for Ohio , whose date of admission was determined by act of Congress in 1953 as March 1, 1803, when its legislature first met ...
Double Eagle (1,614 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The "Eagle", "Half Eagle", and "Quarter Eagle" were specifically given these names in the Act of Congress that originally authorized them ...
Mashantucket Pequot Tribe (3,659 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
claims suit against the state, the tribe achieved federal recognition in 1983 by an act of Congress, as part of the settlement of the suit. ...
Blockade of Africa (1,847 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
An 1807 Act of Congress technically abolished the intercontinental slave trade in the United States but the ban was not widely enforced ...
Liberty bond (2,773 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Act of Congress which authorized the Liberty Bonds is still used today as the authority under which all U.S. Treasury bonds are issued ...
Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996 (1,250 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1214, (also known as AEDPA) is an act of Congress signed into law on April 24, 1996. bipartisan support by Congress (91-8 in the United ...
Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (6,170 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Referred to colloquially as the "New Bankruptcy Law", the Act of Congress attempts to, among other things, make it more difficult for ...
Coast Guard Day (731 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Coast Guard received its present name through an act of Congress signed into law by President Woodrow Wilson on 28 January 1915 that ...
Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act (1,380 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Weapons Ban , as part of the Act dealt with that subject), is an act of Congress dealing with crime and law enforcement that became law in 1994. ...
E pluribus unum (1,855 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(Latin for "New Order of the Ages"), and adopted by an Act of Congress in 1782 Never codified by law, E Pluribus Unum was considered a de ...
Economy Act of March 20, 1933 (1,806 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is an Act of Congress that cut the salaries of federal workers and reduced benefit payments to veteran s, moves intended to reduce the ...
Coinage Act of 1864 (226 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
An Act of Congress, passed on March 3, 1865, allowed the Mint Director, with the Secretary's approval, to place the phrase on all gold ...
Flag Day (United States) (1,711 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
issued a proclamation that officially established June 14 as Flag Day; in August 1949, National Flag Day was established by an Act of Congress . ...
Ora McMurry (349 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting a Bronze Oak Leaf ...
Rita Dove (2,871 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
She is the first African American to have been appointed since the position was created by an act of Congress in 1986 from the previous " ...
Bankruptcy Act of 1898 (347 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
541, 30 | 544) was the first United States Act of Congress involving Bankruptcy that gave companies an option of being protected from ...
Comptroller of the Treasury (272 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
According to section III of the Act of Congress establishing the Treasury Department, it is the comptroller 's duty to: preservation of the ...
National Building Museum (2,346 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
It was created by an act of Congress in 1980, and is a private non-profit institution ; it is adjacent to the National Law Enforcement ...
Wild and Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act of 1971 (4,340 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Wild and Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act of 1971 (WFRHBA), is an Act of Congress (92 | 195), signed into law by President Richard M ...
Sheppard–Towner Act (1,813 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
more commonly known as the Sheppard–Towner Act was a 1921 U.S. Act of Congress that provided federal funding for maternity and child care ...
Alaska Territory's at-large congressional district (665 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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- ...
United States National Arboretum (726 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
It was established in 1927 by an act of Congress after a campaign by USDA Chief Botanist Frederick Vernon Coville . northeast of the ...
Primary legislation (151 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
nations, primary legislation takes the form of an Act of Parliament , and in the United States , it is (at federal level) an Act of Congress . ...
Anti-Injunction Act (465 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
except as expressly authorized by Act of Congress, or where necessary in aid of its jurisdiction, or to protect or effectuate its judgments ...
Pledge Protection Act (1,650 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Protection Act is proposed legislation in the United States Congress that seeks to deprive all Federal courts, including the Supreme Court ...
Liberty Island (3,834 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and in 1956, an act of Congress officially renamed it It became part of the National Register of Historic Places site Statue of Liberty ...
Palm Sunday Compromise (2,069 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Palm Sunday Compromise, formally known as the Act for the relief of the parents of Theresa Marie Schiavo, is an Act of Congress passed ...
NSA warrantless surveillance (2001–07) (24,840 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
provisions of 18 | 4001(a) which requires that the United States government cannot detain an American citizen except by an act of Congress. ...
United States Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment (868 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
An Act of Congress first authorized an Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs on August 1, 1946, for a 2-year period as the third- ...
Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007 (1,020 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 ...
Surface Transportation and Uniform Relocation Assistance Act (171 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
132) is a United States Act of Congress , also called the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1987. apportion money to the Secretary of Transportation . ...
National Scenic Trail (255 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
National Scenic Trails and National Historic Trails may only be designated by an act of Congress. List of National Scenic Trails ! ...
Title 10 of the United States Code (190 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
10 was the result of an overhaul and renumbering of the former Title 10 and Title 34 into one title by an act of Congress on 10 August 1956. ...
Child Protection and Obscenity Enforcement Act (3,061 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is part of a United States Act of Congress which places stringent record-keeping requirements on the producers of actual, sexually ...
Bureau of American Ethnology (863 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bureau of American Ethnology (or BAE, originally, Bureau of Ethnology) was established in 1879 by an act of Congress for the purpose of ...
Alphabet agencies (582 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 ...
Oak Hill Cemetery (Washington, D.C.) (1,470 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
He then organized the Cemetery Company to oversee Oak Hill; it was incorporated by act of Congress on March 3, 1849. Oak Hill's chapel was ...
Shoshone National Forest (10,907 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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. ...
District of Columbia statehood movement (3,091 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Statehood for the District could potentially be achieved by an act of Congress using the power granted under Article Four, Section 3 of ...
Vance v. Terrazas (2,835 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Supreme Court overturned portions of an act of Congress which had listed various actions and had said that the performance of any of ...
Bonneville Power Administration (902 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
BPA was created by an act of Congress in 1937 to market electric power from the Bonneville Dam located on the Columbia River and to ...