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  • 1 Authorizing — Authorize Au thor*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Authorized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Authorizing}.] [OE. autorize, F. autoriser, fr. LL. auctorizare, authorisare. See {Author}.] 1. To clothe with authority, warrant, or legal power; to give a right to act;… …

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  • 2 Act Further to Protect the Commerce of the United States — The Act Further to Protect the Commerce of the United States, (5th Congress, Sess. 2, ch. 67, USStat|1|578) is an act of Congress approved July 9, 1798, authorizing the President of the United States to use military force in the Quasi War with… …

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  • 3 Section summary of the USA PATRIOT Act, Title II — President George W. Bush gestures as he addresses an audience Wednesday, July 20, 2005 at the Port of Baltimore in Baltimore, Md., encouraging the renewal of provisions of the Patriot Act. The following is a section summary of the USA PATRIOT Act …

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  • 4 Military Commissions Act of 2006 — For other uses, see Military Commissions Act (disambiguation). Military Commissions Act of 2006 Full title Military Commissions Act of 2006 Citations Public Law …

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  • 5 History of the USA PATRIOT Act — The history of the USA PATRIOT Act involved many parties who opposed and supported the legislation, which was proposed, enacted and signed into law a month and a half after the September 11 terrorist attacks of New York City in 2001. The USA… …

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  • 6 Nonintercourse Act — Not to be confused with the Non Intercourse Act (1809). The Nonintercourse Act (also known as the Indian Intercourse Act or the Indian Nonintercourse Act) is the collective name given to six statutes passed by the United States Congress in 1790,… …

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  • 7 Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act — The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 ( FISA USStatute|95|511|92|1783|1978|10|25, usctc|50|36) is an Act of Congress which prescribes procedures for the physical and electronic surveillance and collection of foreign intelligence… …

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  • 8 Debbie Smith Act — The Debbie Smith Act of 2004 (42 U.S.C. 13701) provides United States federal government grants to eligible states and units of local government to conduct DNA analyses of backlogged DNA samples collected from victims and criminal offenders. The… …

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  • 9 Ontario Mental Health Act — The Ontario Mental Health Act (OMHA) is an Ontario law which regulates the administration of Mental Health Care. The main purpose of the law is to regulate the involuntary admission of people into a psychiatric hospital. Since the changes brought …

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  • 10 Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act of 1961 — The Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act of 1961 (P.L. 87 128) authorized a major expansion of USDA lending activities, which at the time were administered by Farmers Home Administration (FmHA), but now through the Farm Service Agency. The …

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  • 11 Controlled Substances Act — Acronym CSA Enacted by the 91st United States Congress Effective October 27, 1970 Citations Public La …

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  • 12 Civil Rights Act of 1964 — Full title An act to enforce the constitutional right to vote, to confer jurisdiction upon the district courts of the United States of America to provide relief against discrimination in public accommodations, to authorize the Attorney General to …

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  • 13 Endangered Species Act — Full title An Act to provide for the conservation of endangered and threatened species of fish, wildlife, and plants, and for other purposes Acronym ESA Enacted by the 93rd United States Congress Effective …

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  • 14 Sherman Antitrust Act — Sen. John Sherman (R OH), the principal author of the Sherman Antitrust Act …

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  • 15 Official Secrets Act — For other uses, see Official Secrets Act (disambiguation). Official Secrets Acts 1911 to 1939 warning sign in Foulness, Essex. The Official Secrets Act is a stock short title used in the United Kingdom, Ireland, India and Ma …

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  • 16 Clean Water Act — For Clean Water Act of Ontario, Canada, see Clean Water Act (Ontario). Clean Water Act Full title Federal Water Pollution Control Amendments of 1972 Acronym CWA / Clean Water Act Enacted by the 92nd United …

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  • 17 Merchant Marine Act of 1920 — The Merchant Marine Act of 1920 (P.L. 66 261) is a United States Federal statute that regulates maritime commerce in U.S. waters and between U.S. ports. Section 27, better known as the Jones Act, deals with cabotage (i.e., coastal shipping) and… …

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  • 18 Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 — This article is about one division of an enacted statute. For the entire statute, see Public Law 110 343. For the enacted rescue program, see Troubled Asset Relief Program. The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (Division A of Pub.L.… …

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  • 19 Enabling act — An enabling act is a piece of legislation by which a legislature grants an entity which depends on it for authorization or legitimacy to take a certain action(s). It is important not to confuse enabling acts from different times and places, since …

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  • 20 Energy Policy Act of 2005 — Enacted by the 109th United States Congress Citations Public Law …

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