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  1. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (Public Law No: 116-142). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2020-06-05 | USA-2020-L-110070

    To amend the Small Business Act and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) to modify certain provisions related to the forgiveness of loans under the paycheck protection program (PPP), to allow recipients of loan forgiveness under the paycheck protection program to defer payroll taxes, and for other purposes. The PPP was set by the US Federal government help certain business, self-employed workers, sole proprietors, certain non-profit organizations and tribal businesses to ensure they can keep paying their workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  2. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (H.R. 748) (the CARES Act) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2020-03-27 | USA-2020-L-110073

    The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed by Congress and signed into law on March 27th, 2020. The $2 trillion economic relief package provides economic assistance for American workers, families, and small businesses.

  3. United States of America - General provisions - International agreement

    Joint Action Plan Between Jordan and the United States on Combating Smuggling of Nuclear and Radioactive Material. - Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2016-03-01 | INT-2016-IA-105629

    The plan lays out a general framework with clear-cut goals to institutionalize cooperation between concerned Jordanian bodies and similar authorities in the U.S. with the aim of devising a Jordanian response designed to combat the smuggling of nuclear and radioactive materials.

    The plan sets the ground for closer mutual technical cooperation and will contribute to providing the Kingdom with the latest technological equipment. It also aims at building a robust nuclear safety system as the Kingdom has an ambitious program to harness nuclear energy.

  4. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    Veterans Entrepreneurship Act of 2015 (P.L. 114-38) (15 U.S.C. 631). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-07-28 | USA-2015-L-100303

  5. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (P.L. 113-4) (127 STAT. 54). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-03-07 | USA-2013-L-96826

    An Act to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994.

    Title I - Enhancing Judicial and Law Enforcement Tools to Combat Violence Against Women
    Title II - Improving Services for Victims of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking
    Title III - Services, Protection, and Justice for Young Victims of Violence
    Title IV - Violence Reduction Practices
    Title V - Strengthening the Healthcare System's Response to Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking
    Title VI - Save Homes for Victims of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking
    Title VII - Economic Security for Victims of Violence
    Title VIII - Protection of Battered Immigrants
    Title IX - Safety for Indian Women
    Title X - Safer Act
    Title XI - Other Matters
    Title XII - Trafficking Victims Protection
    Subtitle A - Combating International Trafficking in Persons
    Subtitle B - Combating Trafficking in Persons in the United States

  6. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, Public Law 112-106 [H.R. 3606]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-04-05 | USA-2012-L-92398

    Sec. 1. Short title.
    Sec. 2. Table of contents.
    TITLE I - REOPENING AMERICAN CAPITAL MARKETS TO EMERGING GROWTH COMPANIES
    Sec. 101. Definitions.
    Sec. 102. Disclosure obligations.
    Sec. 103. Internal controls audit.
    Sec. 104. Auditing standards.
    Sec. 105. Availability of information about emerging growth companies.
    Sec. 106. Other matters.
    Sec. 107. Opt-in right for emerging growth companies.
    Sec. 108. Review of Regulation S-K.
    TITLE II - ACCESS TO CAPITAL FOR JOB CREATORS
    Sec. 201. Modification of exemption.
    TITLE III - CROWDFUNDING
    Sec. 301. Short title.
    Sec. 302. Crowdfunding exemption.
    Sec. 303. Exclusion of crowdfunding investors from shareholder cap.
    Sec. 304. Funding portal regulation.
    Sec. 305. Relationship with State law.
    TITLE IV - SMALL COMPANY CAPITAL FORMATION
    Sec. 401. Authority to exempt certain securities.
    Sec. 402. Study on the impact of State Blue Sky laws on Regulation A offerings.
    TITLE V - PRIVATE COMPANY FLEXIBILITY AND GROWTH
    Sec. 501. Threshold for registration.
    Sec. 502. Employees.
    Sec. 503. Commission rulemaking.
    Sec. 504. Commission study of enforcement authority under Rule 12g5-1.
    TITLE VI - CAPITAL EXPANSION
    Sec. 601. Shareholder threshold for registration.
    Sec. 602. Rulemaking.
    TITLE VII - OUTREACH ON CHANGES TO THE LAW
    Sec. 701. Outreach by the Commission.

  7. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act, 2009 (P.L. 111-166 [H.R.3714] (124 STAT 1186-1187). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2010-05-17 | USA-2010-L-86543

    An Act to amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to include in the Annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices information about freedom of the press in foreign countries, and for other purposes.

  8. United States of America - General provisions - International agreement

    Traité d'entraide judiciaire en matière pénale entre le Gouvernement de la République algérienne démocratique et populaire et le Gouvernement des Etats-Unis d'Amérique, signé à Alger le 7 avril 2010. - JO du 1er juin 2011

    Adoption: 2010-04-07 | INT-2010-IA-86948

  9. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    Human Rights Enforcement Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-122 [S. 1472]. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2009-12-22 | USA-2009-L-85222

    Adds a new Section 509A into Chapter 31 of Title 28 USC concerning the Attorney General. Eliminates the Office of Special Investigations within the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ). Directs the Attorney General to: (1) establish, within 90 days after the enactment of this Act, a section within the Criminal Division of DOJ with responsibility for the enforcement of laws against suspected participants in serious human rights offenses; and (2) consult with the Secretaries of Homeland Security and State in taking appropriate legal action against such individuals. Defines "serious human rights offenses" to include genocide, torture, war crimes, and the use or recruitment of child soldiers. Amends the federal criminal code to: (1) to punish a conspiracy to commit genocide in the same manner as completed act of genocide; (2) eliminate the limitation period for prosecuting crimes of genocide; and (3) include genocide and recruitment of child soldiers as predicates for the crime of providing material support to terrorists. Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act by repealing Section 103(h) to broaden the basis for rendering aliens participating in genocide inadmissible.

  10. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    Openness Promotes Effectiveness in our National Government Act of 2007 (Public Law 110-175 [S. 2488] 5 U.S.C. 101 and 552).

    Adoption: 2007-12-31 | USA-2007-L-78635

    Promotes accessibility, accountability and openness in Government by strengthening section 552 of title 5 USC (Freedom of Information Act).

  11. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    Genocide Accountability Act of 2007 (Public Law 110-151 [S. 888] U.S.C. 1).

    Adoption: 2007-12-21 | USA-2007-L-78634

    Amends section 1091 of title 18 of the USC to allow for the prosecution of genocide in certain circumstances - i.e. the offence has to be committed in whole or in part in the United States and the alleged offender must be either a citizen, a legal resident of the U.S.; a stateless person whose habitual residence is in the U.S.; or if the alleged offender is brought into or found in the U.S. even if the genocide occured outside of the country.

  12. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, Public Law 110-140 [H.R. 6] (42 U.S.C. 17001). - United States Code

    Adoption: 2007-12-19 | USA-2007-L-78633

    To move the United States toward greater energy independence and security, to increase the production of clean renewable fuels, to protect consumers, to increase the efficiency of products, buildings and vehicles, to promote research on and deploy greenhouse gas capture and storage options and to improve the energy performance of the Federal Government.

  13. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    Honest Leadership and Open Government Act of 2007 (P.L. 110-81 [S. 1].

    Adoption: 2007-09-14 | USA-2007-L-78629

    Title I - Closing the Revolving Door
    Title II - Full Public Disclosure
    Title III - Matters Relating to the House of Representatives

  14. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    Predisaster Mitigation Program Reauthorization Act of 2005 (Public Law 109-139).

    Adoption: 2005-12-22 | USA-2005-L-73271

    Amends section 203(m) of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act and section 209 of the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 (42 U.S.C. 5121 note; 114 Stat 1571).

  15. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005.

    Adoption: 2005-04-20 | USA-2005-L-70478

    Amends Chapter 12 of the United States Code concerning Bankruptcy. In particular, it provides for the protection of family farmers and family fishermen (Title X) as well as helath care and employee benefits (Title XI).

  16. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 - Public Law 108-357

    Adoption: 2004-10-22 | USA-2004-L-69832

    Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. Divided into 8 Titles including: business tax incentives; tax relief for agriculture and small manufacturers; tax reform and simplification for United States businesses; deduction of state and local general sales tax; fair and equitable tobacco reform and revenue provisions.

  17. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    North Korean Human Rights Act of 2004 [United States of America], Public Law 108¿333 (108th Congress). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2004-10-14 | USA-2004-L-85435

    An Act to promote human rights and freedom in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Establishes the position of special envoy for North Korean human rights, and calls for all North Korea¿U.S. negotiations to be tied to the country¿s progress on human rights issues. It authorizes the US President to provide funds for nonprofit groups to advance human rights in the country and requires verification that humanitarian and non-humanitarian aid
    is used for nonpolitical purposes. The law also seeks to assure increased protection for North Korean refugees.

  18. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    United States - Morocco Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (Public Law 108-302).

    Adoption: 2004-08-17 | USA-2004-L-68774

    Provides for approval and implementation of Free Trade Agreement between the United States and Morocco. Purposes of act include to strengthen and develop economic relations between the United States and Morocco, and to establish free trade between the two countries through the reduction and elimination of barriers to trade in goods, services and investments. Comprises 3 parts. Part 1 contains general provisions relating to agreement. Part 2 sets forth customs provisions. Part 3 contains provisions regarding relief from imports. A petition requesting relief action may be filed by an entity, including a trade association, firm, certified or recognized union, or group of workers that is representative of an industry.

  19. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    United States - Australia Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act

    Adoption: 2004-08-03 | USA-2004-L-69971

    Provides for approval and implementation of Free Trade Agreement between the United States and Australia. Purposes of Act include to strengthen and develop economic relations between the United States and Australia, and to establish free trade between the two countries through the elimination of barriers to trade in goods, services and investments. Comprises 3 parts. Part 1 contains general provisions relating to the agreement. Part 2 sets forth customs provisions. Part 3 contains provisions regarding relief from imports.

  20. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    AGOA Acceleration Act of 2004 (Public Law 108-274).

    Adoption: 2004-07-13 | USA-2004-L-68775

    Modifies and extends trade benefits under African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). Inter alia makes provision for activities in support of infrastructure to support increasing trade capacity and ecotourism; activities in support of transportation, energy, agriculture and telecommunications infrastructure; facilitation of transportation; agricultural technical assistance; and several related matters.

  21. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    National Defence Authorisation Act for Fiscal Year 2004 (Public Law 108-136).

    Adoption: 2003-11-24 | USA-2003-L-67183

    Comprehensive legislation authorising appropriations for fiscal year 2004 for military activities of the Department of Defence. Provides for military contstruction, defence activities of the Department of Energy, and personnel strength for the Armed Forces. Also regulates military personnel policy, compensation and other benefits of military personnel, and health care of military personnel.

  22. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    United States-Chile Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (108-77).

    Adoption: 2003-09-03 | USA-2003-L-65834

    Provides for implementation of US-Chile Free Trade Agreement. Divided into 4 parts. Part 1 provides for approval and contains general provisions relating to Agreement. Part 2 contains customs provisions. Part 3 provides for relief from imports benefiting from the agreement. Part 4 deals with temporary entry of business persons.

  23. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    United States Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Act, 2003 (Public Law 108-25). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2003-05-27 | USA-2003-L-64761

    Comprehensive legislation on provision of assistance to foreign countries to combat HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. Establishes comprehensive, five-year strategy to fight HIV/AIDS that encompasses plan for phased expansion of critical programmes and improved coordination among relevant executive branch agencies and between the United States and foreign governments and international organisations. Provides for increased resources for multilateral efforts to fight HIV/AIDS, as well as for increased resources for United States bilateral efforts to combat HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. Aims at encouraging expansion of private sector efforts and public-private sector partnerships to combat HIV/AIDS. Also provides for enhanced efforts to support development of vaccines and treatment for HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.

  24. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    Clean Diamond Trade Act (Public Law 108-19). - Public Law 108-19

    Adoption: 2003-04-25 | USA-2003-L-64767

    Provides for implementation of measures to stop trade in conflict diamonds. Establishes that the President shall prohibit importation into, or exportation from, the Unites States of any rough diamonds, from whatever source, that have not been controlled through the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme. Also provides for waiver.

  25. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    United States-Singapore Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (108-78).

    Adoption: 2003-03-09 | USA-2003-L-65835

    Provides for implementation of US-Singapore Free Trade Agreement. Divided into 4 parts. Part 1 provides for approval of agreement, and contains general provisions relating thereto. Part 2 contains customs provisions. Part 3 provides for relief from imports benefiting from the agreement. Part 4 deals with temporary entry of business persons.

  26. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    Homeland Security Act, 2002 (Public Law 107-296).

    Adoption: 2002-11-25 | USA-2002-L-63408

    Establishes Department of Homeland Security. Mission of Department is to (a) prevent terrorists attacks within the US; (b) reduce vulnerability of US to terrorism; (c) minimize damage, and assist in recovery, from terrorist attacks; (d) carry out all functions of entities transferred to Department; (e) ensure that functions of agencies within Department that are not directly related to securing the homeland are not diminished or neglected; (f) ensure that overall economic security of the US is not diminished by efforts aimed at securing homeland; and (g) monitor connections between illegal drug trafficking and terrorism. Also makes provision for information analysis and infrastructure protection, establishment of directorate of border and transportation security, emergency preparedness and response, as well as several related matters.

  27. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    Trade Act, 2002 (107-210).

    Adoption: 2002-08-06 | USA-2002-L-62637

    Extends Andean Trade Preference Act, grants additional trade benefits, and provides for some related matters. Divided into 5 parts. Part 1 deals with trade adjustment assistance. Provides for trade adjustment assistance for workers, firms and farmers, as well as for health insurance costs of eligible individuals. Also contains provisions regarding US Customs Service. Inter alia deals with drug enforcement operations, child cyber-smuggling center, and anti-terrorism activities. Part 2 regulates activities of bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority. Part 3 contains provisions extending Andean Trade Preference Act. Part 4 provides for extension of certain preferential trade treatment. Part 5 contains miscellaneous provisions.

  28. United States of America - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Adjustment of Civil Money Penalties for Inflation. Final Rule (29 CFR Parts 578, 579, and 580).

    Adoption: 2001-11-30 | Date of entry into force: 2001-01-07 | USA-2001-R-61011

    Adjusts amount of civil money penalties that may be assessed under Fair Labour Standards Act (FLSA) for repeated or willful violations of minimum wage or overtime provisions of the FLSA, and for violations of child labour provisions of FLSA.

  29. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    Uniting and strengthening America by providing appropriate tools required to intercept and obstruct terrorism (USA Patriot Act) Act, 2001 (107-569).

    Adoption: 2001-10-26 | USA-2001-L-60618

    Seeks to deter and punish terrorists acts in the United States and around the world. Parts I and II provide for enhancing domestic security against terrorism as well as surveillance procedures. Part III deals with international money laundering abatement. Section IV provides for enhanced border protection, and Part V for removing obstacles to investigating terrorism. Part VI makes provision for victims of terrorism, public safety officers, and their families. Part VII deals with information sharing for critical infrastructure protection. Part VIII provides for strengthening of criminal law against terrorism; Part IX for improved intelligence. Finally, Part X contains miscellaneous provisions.

  30. United States of America - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    21st Century Workforce Initiative (Executive Order 13218)(2002), 3CFR 258 reprinted in 29 U.S.C. § 2801.

    Adoption: 2001-06-20 | USA-2001-R-59644

    Establishes the Office of the 21st Century Workforce within the Department of Labour. The Office shall provide a focal point for the identification and study of issues relating to the workforce of the United States and the development of strategies for effectively addressing such issues. Also provides for establishment of the Council on the 21st Century Workforce, composed of 13 members appointed by the President. Amends Executive Order 13111 of 12 January 1999.

  31. United States of America - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Establishment of White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives (Executive Order 13199).

    Adoption: 2001-01-29 | USA-2001-R-59114

    Establishes the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives within the Executive Office of the President. It has lead responsibility in the executive branch to establish policies, priorities, and objectives for the Federal Government's effort to enlist, equip, enable, empower, and expand the work of faith-based and other community organisations.

  32. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    Disaster Relief (42 U.S.C., Chapter 68 secs. 5121-5207). (Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act of 2000) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2000-10-30 | USA-2000-L-73270

    Subchapter I - Findings, Declarations and Definitions
    Subchapter II - Disaster Preparedness and Mitigation Assistance
    Subchapter III - Major Disaster And Emergency Assistance Administration
    Subchapter IV - Major Disaster Assistance Programs
    Subchapter IV-A - Emergency Assistance Programs
    Subchapter VI - Emergency Preparedness
    Subchapter VII - Miscellaneous

  33. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    Disaster Mitigation Act 2000 (DMA 2000) (P.L. 106-390). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2000-10-30 | USA-2000-L-73272

    Amends the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act by repealing the previous mitigation planning provisions (Section 409) and replacing them with a new set of requirements (Section 322). This new section emphasizes the need for State, Tribal, and local entities to closely coordinate mitigation planning and implementation efforts.

  34. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act, 2000 (H.R. 3244)(22 U.S.C. 7103) . - Victims of Trafficking Act and Viloence Protection Act

    Adoption: 2000-10-28 | USA-2000-L-59648

    Provides for measures against trafficking in persons, slavery and involuntary servitude, and reauthorizes certain federal programmes to prevent violence against women. Division A makes provision for protection of trafficking victims; Division B for measures against violence against women. Part I provides for strengthening of law enforcement to reduce violence against women, Part II for strengthening of services to victims of violence, Part III for limiting effects of violence on children, Part IV for strengthening of education and training to combat violence against women, and Part V for support to battered immigrant women.

  35. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    Trade and Development Act 2000 (No. 106 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2000-01-24 | USA-2000-L-57343

    Authorises a new trade and investment policy for sub-Saharan Africa, expands trade benefits to the countries of the Caribbean Basin, renews the generalised system of preferences, and authorises the trade adjustment assistance programmes. Section 104 sets forth eligibility requirements, which include the protection of internationally recognised worker rights. Furthermore, Section 211, which contains temporary provisions to provide additional trade benefits to certain beneficiary countries, makes benefits contingent on the protection of internationally recognised workers rights (right of association, right to organise and bargain collectively, prohibition of forced or compulsory labour, and minimum age for the employment of children).

  36. United States of America - General provisions - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Executive Order 13107 on implementation of human rights treaties. - GPO access: Federal Register

    Adoption: 1998-12-10 | USA-1998-M-57349

    Declares that it shall be the policy and practice of the Government of the United States fully to respect and implement its obligations under the international human rights treaties to which it is a party, including the ICCPR, the CAT, and the CERD. Provides for the establishment of a contact officer within all executive deparments and agencies who will be responsible for overall coordination of the implementation of this order.

  37. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    Torture Victims Relief Act of 1998 (Public Law 105-320 [H.R. 4309]).

    Adoption: 1998-10-30 | USA-1998-L-52826

    Amends the Foreign Assistance Act 1961 (22 USC 2151 et seq.) to provide for funding and support for torture victim assistance programmes in the United States and abroad, and for related specialized training for foreign service officers.

  38. United States of America - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Listening-In to or Recording Telephone Conversations Rules (20 CFR Part 422).

    Adoption: 1998-10-13 | Date of entry into force: 1998-11-25 | USA-1998-R-51161

    Provides for limited circumstances in which Social Security Administration employees may listen in to or record telephone conversations.

  39. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    Pam Lychner Sexual Offender Tracking and Identification Act of 1996 (Public Law 104-236 [S. 1675]).

    Adoption: 1996-10-03 | USA-1996-L-45800

    Requires persons who have been convicted of a criminal offense against a minor or of a sexually violent offense, or who have been deemed a "sexually violent predator," to register their residence and fingerprints with the FBI or local authorities. The FBI may release such information to the public for the purposes of community notification programmes.

  40. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    Defense of Marriage Act (Public Law 104-199 [H.R. 3396]).

    Adoption: 1996-09-21 | USA-1996-L-45639

    No State shall be required to recognize a same-sex marriage performed in another State. The Federal Government will recognize as marriage only the union between one man and one woman and only a spouse of the opposite sex for the purposes of Federal law.

  41. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    War Crimes Act 1996 (Public Law 104-192 [H.R. 3680]) (18 U.S.C. § 2441).

    Adoption: 1996-08-21 | USA-1996-L-45456

    Provides that U.S. citizens, including members of the Armed Forces, may be liable for breaches of the Geneva Conventions, whether committed inside or outside U.S. territory.

  42. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    Small Business Job Protection Act of 1996 (Public Law 104-188 [H.R. 3448]).

    Adoption: 1996-08-20 | USA-1996-L-45375

    Inter alia, provides a raise in the minimum wage, set at $5.15 as of 1 September 1997. This increase does not apply to certain types of work performed by young persons or workers who receive tips. Removes barriers to inter-ethnic adoption and provides tax credits for adoption expenses. Simplifies retirement plans for small businesses, extends tax incentives for training of employees, and increases the amount of capital small businesses may write off as an expense.

  43. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996.

    Adoption: 1996-04-24 | USA-1996-L-44262

    Contains provisions relating to habeas corpus reform, victims of terrorism restitution, prohibitions on assistance to terrorist states, removal of alien terrorists, and restrictions on nuclear, chemical and biological weapons. Title V amends provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act allowing non-resident aliens to be detained or deported if they have been convicted of certain offences. Title VII provides for the death penalty for persons convicted of terrorist acts which result in death.

  44. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C., Chapter 5, sec. 552). - Act Online

    Adoption: 1996 | USA-1996-L-78636

    Provides rules for dealing with information.

  45. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    Title 30, Labor, Chapter 1. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1995-01-01 | USA-1995-L-111160

    Chapter 1 - Protection of Resident Workers
    Chapter 2 - Nonresident Workers' Health Certificates
    Chapter 3 - Labor Development
    Chapter 4 - Hazardous Jobs
    Chapter 5 - Disabled Person's Anti-Discrimination Act

  46. United States of America - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Freedom of Information Act Regulations (22 CFR Part 503)

    Adoption: 1994-02-07 | Date of entry into force: 1993-02-08 | USA-1994-R-36207

    Revises the United States Information Agency's current regulation implementing the Freedom of Information Act.

  47. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act for Reform in Emerging New Democracies and Support and Help for Improved Partnership with Russia, Ukraine, and Other New Independent States. Public Law 103-199 (H.R. 3000)

    Adoption: 1993-12-17 | USA-1993-L-36572

  48. United States of America - General provisions - Law, Act

    Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993. Public Law 103-141 (H.R. 1308).

    Adoption: 1993-11-16 | USA-1993-L-37365

    Provides that the Government may not substantially burden a person's exercise of religion even if the burden results from a rule of general applicability. However, the Government may substantially burden a person's exercise of religion if it demonstrates that application of the burden to that person is in furtherance of a compelling governmental interest and is the least restrictive means of furthering that compelling governmental interest.

  49. United States of America - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance; Suspension of Benefits Where Individual is Deported; Exemption From Social Security Because of Religious Beliefs Rule (20 CFR Part 404)

    Adoption: 1993-06-17 | Date of entry into force: 1993-12-10 | USA-1993-R-35630

    Concerns the suspension of social security benefits if an individual is deported under certain provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act, an exemption from Social Security for employees and employer who are both members of certain religious faiths opposed to acceptance of insurance benefits including those provided by Social Security, and an exemption from Social Security for certain employees of churches and church-controlled organisations.

  50. United States of America - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Aid to Families With Dependent Children and Adult Assistance Programs; Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act Rule (45 CFR Part 205)

    Adoption: 1992-05-13 | Date of entry into force: 1992-11-13 | USA-1992-R-31774

    Applies to State agencies administering the Aid to Families with Dependant Children Program and the Adult Assistance Programs of the Social Security Act and implements provisions of the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988. The changes modify the requirement of independent verification of computer match findings before imposing any adverse actions.

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