United States Code

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Noun1.United States Code - a consolidation and codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States; is prepared and published by a unit of the United States House of Representatives
legal code - a code of laws adopted by a state or nation; "a code of laws"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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That is, courts may not "imply" funding requirements into a federal statute that have not been plainly imposed by Congress.
It is quoted on page 15 of your October 2006 issue [in the article entitled: Three Manitoba Pioneer Women: A Legacy of Servant-Leadership], and on at least six web sites, as if it is the actual wording of an old federal statute.
All this was done without the sanction of a federal statute or the oversight of any official Congressional committee.
They trample upon the school's and parents' rights to provide a Christian-based education as opposed to a secular-based education as guaranteed by constitutional provisions and federal statute.
After RLUIPA was passed in 2000, Goldberger and the Clinical Programs students amended their Ohio prisoner's complaint to include a claim that prison officials had violated the new federal statute.
Complying" with a complex federal statute carries other costs, too.
525 would bring health plans offered by associations under a federal statute, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), allowing them to comply with one federal statute.
A federal prisoner petitioned for habeas relief alleging that the federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) had improperly applied a federal statute that governed calculation of good time credits.
While the Federal statute refers to the protected arrangements as "retirement income," that phrase is defined in relation to payments from enumerated qualified plans, rather than from employment income received after retirement.
With the renewed public alarm that followed the 1986 death of the University of Maryland basketball star Len Bias from a cocaine overdose, states began creating their own drug-free zones, modeled on the federal statute.
The provisions of IIRIRA, the 1996 federal statute, do not preclude states' abilities to enact residency statutes for the undocumented.
Supreme Court obliterated the recounting plan on December 12, the very day that a federal statute required a "conclusive" selection of electors in order for Florida to take advantage of a provision that would prevent any challenge in Congress to the state's electoral slate.

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