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Title 15 - Commerce and Trade

Chapter 1 - Monopolies and Combinations in Restraint of Trade
§ 1 Trusts, etc., in restraint of trade illegal; penalty
§ 2 Monopolizing trade a felony; penalty
§ 3 Trusts in Territories or District of Columbia illegal; combination a felony
§ 4 Jurisdiction of courts; duty of United States attorneys; procedure
§ 5 Bringing in additional parties
§ 6 Forfeiture of property in transit
§ 6a Conduct involving trade or commerce with foreign nations
§ 7 "Person" or "persons" defined
§ 8 Trusts in restraint of import trade illegal; penalty
§ 9 Jurisdiction of courts; duty of United States attorneys; procedure
§ 10 Bringing in additional parties
§ 11 Forfeiture of property in transit
§ 12 Definitions; short title
§ 13 Discrimination in price, services, or facilities
§ 13a Discrimination in rebates, discounts, or advertising service charges; underselling in particular localities; penalties
§ 13b Cooperative association; return of net earnings or surplus
§ 13c Exemption of non-profit institutions from price discrimination provisions
§ 14 Sale, etc., on agreement not to use goods of competitor
§ 15 Suits by persons injured
§ 15a Suits by United States; amount of recovery; prejudgment interest
§ 15b Limitation of actions
§ 15c Actions by State attorneys general
§ 15d Measurement of damages
§ 15e Distribution of damages
§ 15f Actions by Attorney General
§ 15g Definitions
§ 15h Applicability of parens patriae actions
§ 16 Judgments
§ 17 Antitrust laws not applicable to labor organizations
§ 18 Acquisition by one corporation of stock of another
§ 18a Premerger notification and waiting period
§ 19 Interlocking directorates and officers
§ 19a Repealed.]
§ 20 Repealed.]
§ 21 Enforcement provisions
§ 21a Actions and proceedings pending prior to June 19, 1936; additional and continuing violations
§ 22 District in which to sue corporation
§ 23 Suits by United States; subpoenas for witnesses
§ 24 Liability of directors and agents of corporation
§ 25 Restraining violations; procedure
§ 26 Injunctive relief for private parties; exception; costs
§ 26a Restrictions on the purchase of gasohol and synthetic motor fuel
§ 26b Application of antitrust laws to professional major league baseball
§ 27 Effect of partial invalidity
§ 27a Transferred
§ 28 Repealed.]
§ 29 Appeals
§ 30 Repealed.]
§ 31 Repealed.]
§ 34 Definitions applicable to sections 34 to 36
§ 35 Recovery of damages, etc., for antitrust violations from any local government, or official or employee thereof acting in an official capacity
§ 36 Recovery of damages, etc., for antitrust violations on claim against person based on official action directed by local government, or official or employee thereof acting in an official capacity
§ 37 Immunity from antitrust laws
§ 37a Definitions
§ 37b Confirmation of antitrust status of graduate medical resident matching programs
§ 38 Association of marine insurance companies; application of antitrust laws
Chapter 2 - Federal Trade Commission; Promotion of Export Trade and Prevention of Unfair Methods of Competition
Subchapter I - Federal Trade Commission
§ 41 Federal Trade Commission established; membership; vacancies; seal
§ 42 Employees; expenses
§ 43 Office and place of meeting
§ 44 Definitions
§ 45 Unfair methods of competition unlawful; prevention by Commission
§ 45a Labels on products
§ 46 Additional powers of Commission
§ 46a Concurrent resolution essential to authorize investigations
§ 47 Reference of suits under antitrust statutes to Commission
§ 48 Information and assistance from departments
§ 49 Documentary evidence; depositions; witnesses
§ 50 Offenses and penalties
§ 51 Effect on other statutory provisions
§ 52 Dissemination of false advertisements
§ 53 False advertisements; injunctions and restraining orders
§ 54 False advertisements; penalties
§ 55 Additional definitions
§ 56 Commencement, defense, intervention and supervision of litigation and appeal by Commission or Attorney General
§ 57 Separability clause
§ 57a Unfair or deceptive acts or practices rulemaking proceedings
§ 57a-1 Omitted
§ 57b Civil actions for violations of rules and cease and desist orders respecting unfair or deceptive acts or practices
§ 57b-1 Civil investigative demands
§ 57b-2 Confidentiality
§ 57b-2a Confidentiality and delayed notice of compulsory process for certain third parties
§ 57b-2b Protection for voluntary provision of information
§ 57b-3 Rulemaking process
§ 57b-4 Good faith reliance on actions of Board of Governors
§ 57b-5 Agricultural cooperatives
§ 57c Authorization of appropriations
§ 57c-1 Staff exchanges
§ 57c-2 Reimbursement of expenses
§ 58 Short title
Subchapter II - Promotion of Export Trade
§ 61 Export trade; definitions
§ 62 Export trade and antitrust legislation
§ 63 Acquisition of stock of export trade corporation
§ 64 Unfair methods of competition in export trade
§ 65 Information required from export trade corporation; powers of Federal Trade Commission
§ 66 Short title
Subchapter III - Labeling of Wool Products
§ 68 Definitions
§ 68a Misbranding declared unlawful
§ 68b Misbranded wool products
§ 68c Stamp, tag, label, or other identification
§ 68d Enforcement of subchapter
§ 68e Condemnation and injunction proceedings
§ 68f Exclusion of misbranded wool products
§ 68g Guaranty
§ 68h Criminal penalty
§ 68i Application of other laws
§ 68j Exceptions from subchapter
Subchapter IV - Labeling of Fur Products
§ 69 Definitions
§ 69a Violations of Federal Trade Commission Act
§ 69b Misbranded fur products
§ 69c False advertising and invoicing
§ 69d Fur products imported into United States
§ 69e Name guide for fur products
§ 69f Enforcement of subchapter
§ 69g Condemnation and injunction proceedings
§ 69h Guaranty
§ 69i Criminal penalty
§ 69j Application of other laws
Subchapter V - Textile Fiber Products Identification
§ 70 Definitions
§ 70a Violations of Federal Trade Commission Act
§ 70b Misbranded and falsely advertised textile fiber products
§ 70c Removal of stamp, tag, label, or other identification
§ 70d Records
§ 70e Enforcement
§ 70f Injunction proceedings
§ 70g Exclusion of misbranded textile fiber products
§ 70h Guaranty
§ 70i Criminal penalty
§ 70j Exemptions
§ 70k Application of other laws
Subchapter VI - Prevention of Unfair Methods of Competition
§ 71 "Person" defined
§ 72 Repealed.]
§ 73 Agreements involving restrictions in favor of imported goods
§ 74 Rules and regulations
§ 75 Retaliation against country prohibiting importations
§ 76 Retaliation against restriction of importations in time of war
§ 77 Discrimination against neutral Americans in time of war
Chapter 2A - Securities and Trust Indentures
Subchapter I - Domestic Securities
§ 77a Short title
§ 77b Definitions; promotion of efficiency, competition, and capital formation
§ 77b-1 Swap agreements
§ 77c Classes of securities under this subchapter
§ 77d Exempted transactions
§ 77e Prohibitions relating to interstate commerce and the mails
§ 77f Registration of securities
§ 77g Information required in registration statement
§ 77h Taking effect of registration statements and amendments thereto
§ 77h-1 Cease-and-desist proceedings
§ 77i Court review of orders
§ 77j Information required in prospectus
§ 77k Civil liabilities on account of false registration statement
§ 77l Civil liabilities arising in connection with prospectuses and communications
§ 77m Limitation of actions
§ 77n Contrary stipulations void
§ 77o Liability of controlling persons
§ 77p Additional remedies; limitation on remedies
§ 77q Fraudulent interstate transactions
§ 77r Exemption from State regulation of securities offerings
§ 77r-1 Preemption of State law
§ 77s Special powers of Commission
§ 77t Injunctions and prosecution of offenses
§ 77u Hearings by Commission
§ 77v Jurisdiction of offenses and suits
§ 77w Unlawful representations
§ 77x Penalties
§ 77y Jurisdiction of other Government agencies over securities
§ 77z Separability
§ 77z-1 Private securities litigation
§ 77z-2 Application of safe harbor for forward-looking statements
§ 77z-3 General exemptive authority
§ 77aa Schedule of information required in registration statement
Subchapter II - Foreign Securities
§ 77bb "Corporation of Foreign Security Holders"; creation; principal office; branch offices
§ 77cc Directors of Corporation; appointment, term of office, and removal
§ 77dd Powers and duties of Corporation, generally
§ 77ee Directors of Corporation, powers and duties generally
§ 77ff Accounts and annual balance sheet of Corporation; audits
§ 77gg Annual report by Corporation; printing and distribution
§ 77hh Assessments by Corporation on holders of foreign securities
§ 77ii Subscriptions accepted by Corporation as loans; repayment
§ 77jj Loans to Corporation from Reconstruction Finance Corporation authorized
§ 77kk Representations by Corporation as acting for Department of State or United States forbidden; interference with foreign negotiations forbidden
§ 77ll Effective date of subchapter
§ 77mm Short title
Subchapter III - Trust Indentures
§ 77aaa Short title
§ 77bbb Necessity for regulation
§ 77ccc Definitions
§ 77ddd Exempted securities and transactions
§ 77eee Securities required to be registered under Securities Act
§ 77fff Securities not registered under Securities Act
§ 77ggg Qualification of indentures covering securities not required to be registered
§ 77hhh Integration of procedure with Securities Act and other Acts
§ 77iii Effective time of qualification
§ 77jjj Eligibility and disqualification of trustee
§ 77kkk Preferential collection of claims against obligor
§ 77lll Bondholders’ lists
§ 77mmm Reports by indenture trustee
§ 77nnn Reports by obligor; evidence of compliance with indenture provisions
§ 77ooo Duties and responsibility of the trustee
§ 77ppp Directions and waivers by bondholders; prohibition of impairment of holder’s right to payment; record date
§ 77qqq Special powers of trustee; duties of paying agents
§ 77rrr Effect of prescribed indenture provisions
§ 77sss Rules, regulations, and orders
§ 77ttt Hearings by Commission
§ 77uuu Special powers of the Commission
§ 77vvv Judicial review
§ 77www Liability for misleading statements
§ 77xxx Unlawful representations
§ 77yyy Penalties
§ 77zzz Effect on existing law
§ 77aaaa Contrary stipulations void
§ 77bbbb Separability
Chapter 2B - Securities Exchanges
§ 78a Short title
§ 78b Necessity for regulation
§ 78c Definitions and application
§ 78c-1 Swap agreements
§ 78d Securities and Exchange Commission
§ 78d-1 Delegation of functions by Commission
§ 78d-2 Transfer of functions with respect to assignment of personnel to chairman
§ 78d-3 Appearance and practice before the Commission
§ 78e Transactions on unregistered exchanges
§ 78f National securities exchanges
§ 78g Margin requirements
§ 78h Restrictions on borrowing and lending by members, brokers, and dealers
§ 78i Manipulation of security prices
§ 78j Manipulative and deceptive devices
§ 78j-1 Audit requirements
§ 78k Trading by members of exchanges, brokers, and dealers
§ 78k-1 National market system for securities; securities information processors
§ 78l Registration requirements for securities
§ 78l-1 Applications for unlisted trading privileges deemed filed under section 78l of this title
§ 78m Periodical and other reports
§ 78n Proxies
§ 78o Registration and regulation of brokers and dealers
§ 78o-1 Brokers deemed to be registered
§ 78o-2 Liabilities arising prior to amendment unaffected
§ 78o-3 Registered securities associations
§ 78o-4 Municipal securities
§ 78o-5 Government securities brokers and dealers
§ 78o-6 Securities analysts and research reports
§ 78o-7 Registration of nationally recognized statistical rating organizations
§ 78p Directors, officers, and principal stockholders
§ 78q Records and reports
§ 78q-1 National system for clearance and settlement of securities transactions
§ 78q-2 Automated quotation systems for penny stocks
§ 78r Liability for misleading statements
§ 78s Registration, responsibilities, and oversight of self-regulatory organizations
§ 78t Liability of controlling persons and persons who aid and abet violations
§ 78t-1 Liability to contemporaneous traders for insider trading
§ 78u Investigations and actions
§ 78u-1 Civil penalties for insider trading
§ 78u-2 Civil remedies in administrative proceedings
§ 78u-3 Cease-and-desist proceedings
§ 78u-4 Private securities litigation
§ 78u-5 Application of safe harbor for forward-looking statements
§ 78v Hearings by Commission
§ 78w Rules, regulations, and orders; annual reports
§ 78x Public availability of information
§ 78y Court review of orders and rules
§ 78z Unlawful representations
§ 78aa Jurisdiction of offenses and suits
§ 78aa-1 Special provision relating to statute of limitations on private causes of action
§ 78bb Effect on existing law
§ 78cc Validity of contracts
§ 78dd Foreign securities exchanges
§ 78dd-1 Prohibited foreign trade practices by issuers
§ 78dd-2 Prohibited foreign trade practices by domestic concerns
§ 78dd-3 Prohibited foreign trade practices by persons other than issuers or domestic concerns
§ 78ee Transaction fees
§ 78ff Penalties
§ 78gg Separability
§ 78hh Effective date
§ 78hh-1 Effective date of certain sections
§ 78ii Omitted
§ 78jj Repealed.]
§ 78kk Authorization of appropriations
§ 78ll Requirements for the EDGAR system
§ 78mm General exemptive authority
§ 78nn Tennessee Valley Authority
§ 78oo Federal National Mortgage Association, Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, Federal Home Loan Banks
§ 78aaa Short title
§ 78bbb Application of Securities Exchange Act of 1934
§ 78ccc Securities Investor Protection Corporation
§ 78ddd SIPC Fund
§ 78eee Protection of customers
§ 78fff General provisions of a liquidation proceeding
§ 78fff-1 Powers and duties of a trustee
§ 78fff-2 Special provisions of a liquidation proceeding
§ 78fff-3 SIPC advances
§ 78fff-4 Direct payment procedure
§ 78ggg SEC functions
§ 78hhh Examining authority functions
§ 78iii Functions of self-regulatory organizations
§ 78jjj Prohibited acts
§ 78kkk Miscellaneous provisions
§ 78lll Definitions
Chapter 2B-1 - Securities Investor Protection
§ 78a Short title
§ 78b Necessity for regulation
§ 78c Definitions and application
§ 78c-1 Swap agreements
§ 78d Securities and Exchange Commission
§ 78d-1 Delegation of functions by Commission
§ 78d-2 Transfer of functions with respect to assignment of personnel to chairman
§ 78d-3 Appearance and practice before the Commission
§ 78e Transactions on unregistered exchanges
§ 78f National securities exchanges
§ 78g Margin requirements
§ 78h Restrictions on borrowing and lending by members, brokers, and dealers
§ 78i Manipulation of security prices
§ 78j Manipulative and deceptive devices
§ 78j-1 Audit requirements
§ 78k Trading by members of exchanges, brokers, and dealers
§ 78k-1 National market system for securities; securities information processors
§ 78l Registration requirements for securities
§ 78l-1 Applications for unlisted trading privileges deemed filed under section 78l of this title
§ 78m Periodical and other reports
§ 78n Proxies
§ 78o Registration and regulation of brokers and dealers
§ 78o-1 Brokers deemed to be registered
§ 78o-2 Liabilities arising prior to amendment unaffected
§ 78o-3 Registered securities associations
§ 78o-4 Municipal securities
§ 78o-5 Government securities brokers and dealers
§ 78o-6 Securities analysts and research reports
§ 78o-7 Registration of nationally recognized statistical rating organizations
§ 78p Directors, officers, and principal stockholders
§ 78q Records and reports
§ 78q-1 National system for clearance and settlement of securities transactions
§ 78q-2 Automated quotation systems for penny stocks
§ 78r Liability for misleading statements
§ 78s Registration, responsibilities, and oversight of self-regulatory organizations
§ 78t Liability of controlling persons and persons who aid and abet violations
§ 78t-1 Liability to contemporaneous traders for insider trading
§ 78u Investigations and actions
§ 78u-1 Civil penalties for insider trading
§ 78u-2 Civil remedies in administrative proceedings
§ 78u-3 Cease-and-desist proceedings
§ 78u-4 Private securities litigation
§ 78u-5 Application of safe harbor for forward-looking statements
§ 78v Hearings by Commission
§ 78w Rules, regulations, and orders; annual reports
§ 78x Public availability of information
§ 78y Court review of orders and rules
§ 78z Unlawful representations
§ 78aa Jurisdiction of offenses and suits
§ 78aa-1 Special provision relating to statute of limitations on private causes of action
§ 78bb Effect on existing law
§ 78cc Validity of contracts
§ 78dd Foreign securities exchanges
§ 78dd-1 Prohibited foreign trade practices by issuers
§ 78dd-2 Prohibited foreign trade practices by domestic concerns
§ 78dd-3 Prohibited foreign trade practices by persons other than issuers or domestic concerns
§ 78ee Transaction fees
§ 78ff Penalties
§ 78gg Separability
§ 78hh Effective date
§ 78hh-1 Effective date of certain sections
§ 78ii Omitted
§ 78jj Repealed.]
§ 78kk Authorization of appropriations
§ 78ll Requirements for the EDGAR system
§ 78mm General exemptive authority
§ 78nn Tennessee Valley Authority
§ 78oo Federal National Mortgage Association, Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, Federal Home Loan Banks
§ 78aaa Short title
§ 78bbb Application of Securities Exchange Act of 1934
§ 78ccc Securities Investor Protection Corporation
§ 78ddd SIPC Fund
§ 78eee Protection of customers
§ 78fff General provisions of a liquidation proceeding
§ 78fff-1 Powers and duties of a trustee
§ 78fff-2 Special provisions of a liquidation proceeding
§ 78fff-3 SIPC advances
§ 78fff-4 Direct payment procedure
§ 78ggg SEC functions
§ 78hhh Examining authority functions
§ 78iii Functions of self-regulatory organizations
§ 78jjj Prohibited acts
§ 78kkk Miscellaneous provisions
§ 78lll Definitions
Chapter 2D - Investment Companies and Advisers
Subchapter I - Investment Companies
§ 80a-1 Findings and declaration of policy
§ 80a-2 Definitions; applicability; rulemaking considerations
§ 80a-3 Definition of investment company
§ 80a-3a Protection of philanthropy under State law
§ 80a-4 Classification of investment companies
§ 80a-5 Subclassification of management companies
§ 80a-6 Exemptions
§ 80a-7 Transactions by unregistered investment companies
§ 80a-8 Registration of investment companies
§ 80a-9 Ineligibility of certain affiliated persons and underwriters
§ 80a-10 Affiliations or interest of directors, officers, and employees
§ 80a-11 Offers to exchange securities
§ 80a-12 Functions and activities of investment companies
§ 80a-13 Changes in investment policy
§ 80a-14 Size of investment companies
§ 80a-15 Contracts of advisers and underwriters
§ 80a-16 Board of directors
§ 80a-17 Transactions of certain affiliated persons and underwriters
§ 80a-18 Capital structure of investment companies
§ 80a-19 Payments or distributions
§ 80a-20 Proxies; voting trusts; circular ownership
§ 80a-21 Loans by management companies
§ 80a-22 Distribution, redemption, and repurchase of securities; regulations by securities associations
§ 80a-23 Closed-end companies
§ 80a-24 Registration of securities under Securities Act of 1933
§ 80a-25 Reorganization plans; reports by Commission
§ 80a-26 Unit investment trusts
§ 80a-27 Periodic payment plans
§ 80a-28 Face-amount certificate companies
§ 80a-29 Reports and financial statements of investment companies and affiliated persons
§ 80a-30 Accounts and records
§ 80a-31 Accountants and auditors
§ 80a-32 Filing of documents with Commission in civil actions
§ 80a-33 Destruction and falsification of reports and records
§ 80a-34 Unlawful representations and names
§ 80a-35 Breach of fiduciary duty
§ 80a-36 Larceny and embezzlement
§ 80a-37 Rules, regulations, and orders
§ 80a-38 Procedure for issuance of rules and regulations
§ 80a-39 Procedure for issuance of orders
§ 80a-40 Hearings by Commission
§ 80a-41 Enforcement of subchapter
§ 80a-42 Court review of orders
§ 80a-43 Jurisdiction of offenses and suits
§ 80a-44 Disclosure of information filed with Commission; copies
§ 80a-45 Reports by Commission; hiring and leasing authority
§ 80a-46 Validity of contracts
§ 80a-47 Violation of subchapter
§ 80a-48 Penalties
§ 80a-49 Construction with other laws
§ 80a-50 Separability
§ 80a-51 Short title
§ 80a-52 Effective date
§ 80a-53 Election to be regulated as business development company
§ 80a-54 Acquisition of assets by business development companies
§ 80a-55 Qualifications of directors
§ 80a-56 Transactions with certain affiliates
§ 80a-57 Changes in investment policy
§ 80a-58 Incorporation of subchapter provisions
§ 80a-59 Functions and activities of business development companies
§ 80a-60 Capital structure
§ 80a-61 Loans
§ 80a-62 Distribution and repurchase of securities
§ 80a-63 Accounts and records
§ 80a-64 Preventing compliance with subchapter; liability of controlling persons
Subchapter II - Investment Advisers
§ 80b-1 Findings
§ 80b-2 Definitions
§ 80b-3 Registration of investment advisers
§ 80b-3a State and Federal responsibilities
§ 80b-4 Reports by investment advisers
§ 80b-4a Prevention of misuse of nonpublic information
§ 80b-5 Investment advisory contracts
§ 80b-6 Prohibited transactions by investment advisers
§ 80b-6a Exemptions
§ 80b-7 Material misstatements
§ 80b-8 General prohibitions
§ 80b-9 Enforcement of subchapter
§ 80b-10 Disclosure of information by Commission
§ 80b-10a Consultation
§ 80b-11 Rules, regulations, and orders of Commission
§ 80b-12 Hearings
§ 80b-13 Court review of orders
§ 80b-14 Jurisdiction of offenses and suits
§ 80b-15 Validity of contracts
§ 80b-16 Omitted
§ 80b-17 Penalties
§ 80b-18 Hiring and leasing authority of Commission
§ 80b-18a State regulation of investment advisers
§ 80b-19 Separability
§ 80b-20 Short title
§ 80b-21 Effective date
Chapter 2E - Omnibus Small Business Capital Formation
§ 80c Liaison between Securities Exchange Commission and Small Business Administration
§ 80c-1 Annual government-business forum on capital formation
§ 80c-2 Authorization of appropriations
§ 80c-3 Reduction of costs of small securities issues
Chapter 4 - China Trade
§ 141 Short title
§ 142 Definitions
§ 143 Registrar; designation; station; supervision by Secretary of Commerce
§ 144 China trade corporations
§ 144a Incorporation fee for perpetual existence
§ 145 Certificate of incorporation
§ 146 General powers of corporation
§ 146a Jurisdiction of suits by or against China Trade Act corporation
§ 147 Stock; issuance at par value
§ 148 Payment of stock in real or personal property
§ 149 Bylaws
§ 150 Stockholders’ meetings
§ 151 Directors
§ 152 Reports; records for public inspection
§ 153 Dividends
§ 154 Investigations by registrar; revocation of certificate of incorporation
§ 155 Authority of registrar in obtaining evidence
§ 156 Dissolution of corporation; trustees
§ 157 Regulations and fees; disposition of fees and penalties
§ 158 False or fraudulent statements prohibited; penalties
§ 159 Unauthorized use of legend; penalty
§ 160 Maintenance of agent for service
§ 161 Alteration, amendment, or repeal
§ 162 Creation of China corporations restricted
Chapter 5 - Statistical and Commercial Information
§ 171 Repealed.]
§ 172 Transfer of duties of Department of Labor; special investigations
§ 175 Additional duties of Bureau
§ 176 Collection of commercial statistics
§ 176a Confidential nature of information furnished Bureau
§ 176b Repealed.]
§ 177 Repealed.]
§ 178 Collection of statistics of foreign and interstate commerce and transportation
§ 179 Repealed.]
§ 180 Repealed.]
§ 181 Repealed.]
§ 182 Statistics of manufactures
§ 183 Report of statistics
§ 188 Publication of commercial information
§ 190 Discussions in commercial reports of partisan questions
§ 191 Terms of measure, weight, and money in commercial reports
§ 193 Repealed.]
§ 196 Payments for rent of offices in foreign countries
§ 197e Repealed.]
§ 197f Repealed.]
§ 198 Repealed.]
Chapter 6 - Weights and Measures and Standard Time
Subchapter I - Weights, Measures, and Standards Generally
§ 201 Sets of standard weights and measures for agricultural colleges
§ 202 Repairs to standards
§ 203 Replacing lost standard weights and measures; cost
§ 204 Metric system authorized
§ 205 Metric system defined
Subchapter II - Metric Conversion
§ 205a Congressional statement of findings
§ 205b Declaration of policy
§ 205c Definitions
§ 205d United States Metric Board
§ 205e Functions and powers of Board
§ 205f Duties of Board
§ 205g Gifts, donations and bequests to Board
§ 205h Compensation of Board members; travel expenses
§ 205i Personnel
§ 205j Financial and administrative services; source and reimbursement
§ 205j-1 Repealed.]
§ 205k Authorization of appropriations; availability
§ 205l Implementation in acquisition of construction services and materials for Federal facilities
Subchapter III - Standard Gauge for Iron and Steel
§ 206 Standard gauge for sheet and plate iron and steel
§ 207 Preparation of standards by Secretary of Commerce
§ 208 Variations
Subchapter IV - Screw Threads
Subchapter V - Standards of Electricity
Subchapter VI - Standard Barrels
§ 231 Standard barrel for apples; steel barrels
§ 232 Barrels below standard; marking
§ 233 Penalty for violations
§ 234 Standard barrel for fruits or other dry commodity
§ 235 Sale or shipment of barrel of less capacity than standard; punishment
§ 236 Variations from standard permitted; prosecutions; law not applicable to certain barrels
§ 237 Standard barrels for lime
§ 238 Penalty for selling in barrels not marked
§ 239 Sale in containers of less capacity than barrel
§ 240 Rules and regulations
§ 241 Penalty for selling lime in unmarked barrels and containers
§ 242 Duty of United States attorney to enforce law
Subchapter VII - Standard Baskets and Containers
Subchapter VIII - Standard Hampers, Round Stave Baskets, and Splint Baskets for Fruits and Vegetables
Subchapter IX - Standard Time
§ 260 Congressional declaration of policy; adoption and observance of uniform standard of time; authority of Secretary of Transportation
§ 260a Advancement of time or changeover dates
§ 261 Zones for standard time; interstate or foreign commerce
§ 262 Duty to observe standard time of zones
§ 263 Designation of zone standard times
§ 264 Part of Idaho in fourth zone
§ 265 Transfer of certain territory to standard central-time zone
§ 266 Applicability of administrative procedure provisions
§ 267 "State" defined
Chapter 7 - National Institute of Standards and Technology
§ 271 Findings and purposes
§ 272 Establishment, functions, and activities
§ 272a Technology services
§ 272b Annual budget submission
§ 273 Functions; for whom exercised
§ 274 Director; powers and duties; report; compensation
§ 275 Appointment of officers and employees
§ 275a Service charges
§ 275b Charges for activities performed for other agencies
§ 275c Cost recovery authority
§ 276 Ownership of facilities
§ 277 Regulations
§ 278 Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology
§ 278a Repealed.]
§ 278b Working Capital Fund
§ 278c Acquisition of land for field sites
§ 278d Construction and improvement of buildings and facilities
§ 278e Functions and activities
§ 278f Fire Research Center
§ 278g International activities
§ 278g-1 Research fellowships and other financial assistance to students at institutes of higher education
§ 278g-2 Post-doctoral fellowship program
§ 278g-2a Teacher science and technology enhancement Institute program
§ 278g-3 Computer standards program
§ 278g-4 Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board
§ 278g-5 Enterprise integration initiative
§ 278h Research program on security of computer systems
§ 278i Reports to Congress
§ 278j Studies by National Research Council
§ 278k Regional Centers for the Transfer of Manufacturing Technology
§ 278l Assistance to State technology programs
§ 278m Repealed.]
§ 278n Technology Innovation Program
§ 278o User fees
§ 278p Notice to Congress
§ 278q Appropriations; availability
§ 278r Collaborative manufacturing research pilot grants
§ 279 Absence of Director
§ 281a Structural failures
§ 282 Repealed.]
§ 282a Assessment of emerging technologies requiring research in metrology
§ 283 Repealed.]
§ 284 Omitted
Chapter 7A - Standard Reference Data Program
§ 290 Congressional declaration of policy
§ 290a Definitions
§ 290b Collection, compilation, critical evaluation, publication and dissemination of standard reference data
§ 290c Standards, criteria, and procedures for preparation and publication of standard reference data; publication in Federal Register
§ 290d Sale of standard reference data; cost recovery; proceeds subject to National Institute of Standards and Technology
§ 290e United States copyright and renewal rights
§ 290f Authorization of appropriations
Chapter 8 - Falsely Stamped Gold or Silver or Goods Manufactured Therefrom
§ 291 Stamping with words "United States assay", etc., unlawful
§ 292 Forfeiture
§ 293 Penalty for infraction
§ 294 Importation or transportation of falsely marked gold or silver ware prohibited
§ 295 Standard of fineness of gold articles; deviation
§ 296 Standard of fineness of silver articles; deviation
§ 297 Stamping plated articles
§ 298 Violations of law
§ 299 Definitions
§ 300 Application of State laws
Chapter 9 - National Weather Service
§ 311 Omitted
§ 312 Employees
§ 313 Duties of Secretary of Commerce
§ 313a Establishment of meteorological observation stations in the Arctic region
§ 313b Institute for Aviation Weather Prediction
§ 313c Authorized activities of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
§ 313d NIDIS program
§ 314 Omitted
§ 315 Changes or assignment to duty
§ 316 Omitted
§ 317 Appropriations and estimates
§ 318 Weather signals on mail cars
§ 319 Omitted
§ 320 Repealed.]
§ 321 Repealed.]
§ 322 Odd jobs for part-time employees
§ 323 Repealed.]
§ 324 Omitted
§ 325 Authority for certain functions and activities
§ 326 Maintenance of printing office in Washington, D.C.
§ 327 Employees for conduct of meteorological investigations in Arctic region; appointment and compensation; extra compensation to other Government employees for taking observations
§ 328 Transfer from other Government Departments of surplus equipment and supplies for Arctic stations
§ 329 Omitted
Chapter 9A - Weather Modification Activities or Attempts; Reporting Requirement
§ 330 Definitions
§ 330a Report requirement; form; information; time of submission
§ 330b Duties of Secretary
§ 330c Authority of Secretary
§ 330d Violation; penalty
§ 330e Authorization of appropriations
Chapter 10A - Collection of State Cigarette Taxes
§ 375 Definitions
§ 376 Reports to State tobacco tax administrator
§ 377 Penalties
§ 378 Jurisdiction to prevent and restrain violations
Chapter 10B - State Taxation of Income From Interstate Commerce
Subchapter I - Net Income Taxes
§ 381 Imposition of net income tax
§ 382 Assessment of net income taxes
§ 383 "Net income tax" defined
§ 384 Separability
Subchapter II - Discriminatory Taxes
§ 391 Tax on or with respect to generation or transmission of electricity
Chapter 12 - Discrimination Against Farmers Cooperative Associations by Boards of Trade
§ 431 Definitions
§ 432 Boards of trade dealing in agricultural products; exclusion of representatives of cooperative associations prohibited
§ 433 Remedies of cooperative association excluded from representation
Chapter 13 - Textile Foundation
§ 501 Creation of body corporate; directors; principal office; agencies
§ 502 Board of directors of Textile Foundation
§ 503 Purpose of Foundation
§ 504 Powers of Foundation
§ 505 Report to Congress
§ 506 Amendment and repeal of chapter
Chapter 13A - Fishing Industry
§ 521 Fishing industry; associations authorized; "aquatic products" defined; marketing agencies; requirements
§ 522 Monopolies or restraints of trade; service of complaint by Secretary of Commerce; hearing; order to cease and desist; jurisdiction of district court
Chapter 14 - Reconstruction Finance Corporation
§ 616a Transferred
Chapter 14A - Aid to Small Business
§ 631 Declaration of policy
§ 631a Congressional declaration of small business economic policy
§ 631b Reports to Congress; state of small business
§ 631c Small Business Manufacturing Task Force
§ 632 Small-business concern
§ 633 Small Business Administration
§ 634 General powers
§ 634a Office of Advocacy within Small Business Administration; Chief Counsel for Advocacy
§ 634b Primary functions of Office of Advocacy
§ 634c Additional duties of Office of Advocacy
§ 634d Staff and powers of Office of Advocacy
§ 634e Assistance of Government agencies
§ 634f Reports
§ 634g Authorization of appropriations
§ 635 Deposit of moneys; depositaries, custodians, and fiscal agents; contributions to employees’ compensation funds
§ 636 Additional powers
§ 636a Repealed.]
§ 636b Disaster loan interest rates
§ 636c Age of applicant for disaster loans
§ 636d Disaster aid to major sources of employment
§ 636e Definitions
§ 636f Coordination of efforts between the Administrator and the Internal Revenue Service to expedite loan processing
§ 636g Development and implementation of major disaster response plan
§ 636h Disaster planning responsibilities
§ 636i Small business bonding threshold
§ 636j Expedited disaster assistance loan program
§ 636k Reports on disaster assistance
§ 637 Additional powers
§ 637a Repealed.]
§ 637b Availability of information
§ 637c Definitions
§ 638 Research and development
§ 639 Reporting requirements and agency cooperation
§ 639a Review of loan program; submission of estimated needs for additional authorization
§ 640 Voluntary agreements among small-business concerns
§ 641 Transfer to Administration of other functions, powers, and duties
§ 642 Requirements for loans
§ 643 Fair charge for use of Government-owned property
§ 644 Awards or contracts
§ 645 Offenses and penalties
§ 646 Liens
§ 647 Duplication of activities of other Federal departments or agencies
§ 648 Small business development center program authorization
§ 648a Repealed.]
§ 649 Office of International Trade
§ 649a Omitted
§ 649b Grants, contracts and cooperative agreements for international marketing programs
§ 649c Authorization of appropriations
§ 649d Central information clearinghouse
§ 650 Supervisory and enforcement authority for small business lending companies
§ 651 National small business tree planting program
§ 652 Central European Enterprise Development Commission
§ 653 Office of Rural Affairs
§ 654 Paul D. Coverdell drug-free workplace program
§ 655 Pilot Technology Access Program
§ 656 Women’s business center program
§ 657 Oversight of regulatory enforcement
§ 657a HUBZone program
§ 657b Veterans programs
§ 657c National Veterans Business Development Corporation
§ 657d Federal and State Technology Partnership Program
§ 657e Mentoring Networks
§ 657f Procurement program for small business concerns owned and controlled by service-disabled veterans
§ 657g Participation in federally funded projects
§ 657h Small business energy efficiency
§ 657i Coordination of disaster assistance programs with FEMA
§ 657j Information tracking and follow-up system for disaster assistance
§ 657k Disaster processing redundancy
§ 657l Comprehensive disaster response plan
§ 657m Plans to secure sufficient office space
§ 657n Immediate Disaster Assistance program
§ 657o Annual reports on disaster assistance
§ 657p Outreach regarding health insurance options available to children
Chapter 14B - Small Business Investment Program
Subchapter I - General Provisions
§ 661 Congressional declaration of policy
§ 662 Definitions
Subchapter II - Small Business Investment Division of Small Business Administration
§ 671 Establishment; Associate Administrator; appointment and compensation
§ 672 Repealed.]
Subchapter III - Investment Division Programs
Part A - Small Business Investment Companies
§ 681 Organization
§ 682 Capital requirements
§ 683 Borrowing operations
§ 684 Equity capital for small-business concerns
§ 685 Long-term loans to small-business concerns
§ 686 Aggregate limitations on amount of assistance to any single enterprise
§ 687 Operation and regulation of companies
§ 687a Revocation and suspension of licenses; cease and desist orders
§ 687b Investigations and examinations; power to subpena and take oaths and affirmations; aid of courts; examiners; reports
§ 687c Injunctions and other orders
§ 687d Conflicts of interest
§ 687e Removal or suspension of management officials
§ 687f Unlawful acts and omissions by officers, directors, employees, or agents
§ 687g Penalties and forfeitures
§ 687h Jurisdiction and service of process
§ 687k Guaranteed obligations not eligible for purchase by Federal Financing Bank
§ 687l Issuance and guarantee of trust certificates
§ 687m Periodic issuance of guarantees and trust certificates
§ 688 Repealed.]
Part B - New Markets Venture Capital Program
§ 689 Definitions
§ 689a Purposes
§ 689b Establishment
§ 689c Selection of New Markets Venture Capital companies
§ 689d Debentures
§ 689e Issuance and guarantee of trust certificates
§ 689f Fees
§ 689g Operational assistance grants
§ 689h Bank participation
§ 689i Federal Financing Bank
§ 689j Reporting requirement
§ 689k Examinations
§ 689l Injunctions and other orders
§ 689m Additional penalties for noncompliance
§ 689n Unlawful acts and omissions; breach of fiduciary duty
§ 689o Removal or suspension of directors or officers
§ 689p Regulations
§ 689q Authorization of appropriations
Part C - Renewable Fuel Capital Investment Pilot Program
§ 690 Definitions
§ 690a Purposes
§ 690b Establishment
§ 690c Selection of Renewable Fuel Capital Investment companies
§ 690d Debentures
§ 690e Issuance and guarantee of trust certificates
§ 690f Fees
§ 690g Fee contribution
§ 690h Operational assistance grants
§ 690i Bank participation
§ 690j Federal Financing Bank
§ 690k Reporting requirement
§ 690l Examinations
§ 690m Miscellaneous
§ 690n Removal or suspension of directors or officers
§ 690o Regulations
§ 690p Authorizations of appropriations
§ 690q Termination
Subchapter IV - State Chartered Investment Companies and State Development Companies
§ 691 Repealed.]
Subchapter IV-A - Guarantees
Part A - Commercial or Industrial Lease and Qualified Contract Guarantees
§ 692 Authority of Administration to guarantee payment of rentals by small business concerns under leases of commercial and industrial property
§ 693 Powers of Administration respecting loans; liquidation of obligations through creation of new leases, execution of subleases, and assignments of leases
§ 694 Repealed.]
§ 694-1 Planning design or installation of pollution control facilities
§ 694-2 Revolving fund for qualified contract guarantees; investment of idle funds
Part B - Surety Bond Guarantees
§ 694a Definitions
§ 694b Surety bond guarantees
§ 694c Revolving fund for surety bond guarantees
Subchapter V - Loans to State and Local Development Companies
§ 695 State development companies
§ 696 Loans for plant acquisition, construction, conversion and expansion
§ 697 Development company debentures
§ 697a Private debenture sales
§ 697b Pooling of debentures
§ 697c Restrictions on development company assistance
§ 697d Accredited Lenders Program
§ 697e Premier Certified Lenders Program
§ 697f Prepayment of development company debentures
§ 697g Foreclosure and liquidation of loans
Chapter 15 - Economic Recovery
Subchapter I - Generally
§ 701 Omitted
§ 712a Limitation of obligations for administrative expenses of certain agencies; limitation on life of certain agencies
§ 713 Omitted
§ 713a Repealed.]
§ 713a-3 Omitted
§ 713a-4 Obligations of Commodity Credit Corporation; issuance; sale; purchase; redemption; etc.
§ 713a-5 Exemption of Commodity Credit Corporation and its obligations from taxation
§ 713a-6 Sale of surplus agricultural commodities to foreign governments
§ 713a-7 Exchange of surplus agricultural commodities for reserve stocks of strategic materials
§ 713a-8 Omitted
§ 713a-9 Reimbursement of corporation from funds of Government agencies for services, losses, operating costs, or commodities purchased
§ 713a-10 Omitted
§ 713a-11 Annual appropriations to reimburse Commodity Credit Corporation for net realized loss
§ 713a-11a Interest prohibited when reimbursing Corporation for net realized losses
§ 713a-12 Deposit of net realized gain of Commodity Credit Corporation in Treasury
§ 713a-13 Policies and procedures for minimum acquisition of stocks by Commodity Credit Corporation, encouragement of marketing through private trade channels and procurement of maximum returns in marketplace for producers and Corporation
§ 713a-14 Dairy export incentive program
§ 713b Repealed.]
§ 713c Federal Surplus Commodities Corporation; continuance of existence; purchase and distribution of surplus agricultural commodities
§ 713c-1 Annual report to Congress by Federal Surplus Commodities Corporation
§ 713c-2 Purchase and distribution of surplus fishery products
§ 713c-3 Promotion of the free flow of domestically produced fishery products
Subchapter II - Commodity Credit Corporation
§ 714 Creation and purpose of Corporation
§ 714a Location of offices
§ 714b General powers of Corporation
§ 714c Specific powers of Corporation
§ 714d Laws applicable to Corporation
§ 714e Capital stock; amount; interest
§ 714f Use of funds
§ 714g Board of Directors
§ 714h Officers and employees; appointment; duties
§ 714i Cooperation with other governmental agencies
§ 714j Utilization of associations and trade facilities
§ 714k Records; annual report
§ 714l Interest of Members of Congress
§ 714m Crimes and offenses
§ 714n Transfer of assets of Commodity Credit Corporation, a Delaware corporation
§ 714o Dissolution of Delaware corporation
§ 714p Release of innocent purchasers of converted goods
Chapter 15A - Interstate Transportation of Petroleum Products
§ 715 Purpose of chapter
§ 715a Definitions
§ 715b Interstate transportation of contraband oil forbidden
§ 715c Suspension of operation of section 715b of this title
§ 715d Enforcement of chapter
§ 715e Penalties for violation of chapter
§ 715f Forfeiture of contraband oil shipped in violation of law; procedure
§ 715g Refusal of carrier to accept shipment without certificate of clearance; certificate as justifying acceptance of shipment
§ 715h Hearings and investigation by boards; appointment of board and employees
§ 715i Restraining violations
§ 715j "President" as including agencies, officers and employees
§ 715k Saving clause
§ 715l Repealed.]
§ 715m Cooperation between Secretary of the Interior and Federal and State authorities
Chapter 15B - Natural Gas
§ 717 Regulation of natural gas companies
§ 717a Definitions
§ 717b Exportation or importation of natural gas; LNG terminals
§ 717b-1 State and local safety considerations
§ 717c Rates and charges
§ 717c-1 Prohibition on market manipulation
§ 717d Fixing rates and charges; determination of cost of production or transportation
§ 717e Ascertainment of cost of property
§ 717f Construction, extension, or abandonment of facilities
§ 717g Accounts; records; memoranda
§ 717h Rates of depreciation
§ 717i Periodic and special reports
§ 717j State compacts for conservation, transportation, etc., of natural gas
§ 717k Officials dealing in securities
§ 717l Complaints
§ 717m Investigations by Commission
§ 717n Process coordination; hearings; rules of procedure
§ 717o Administrative powers of Commission; rules, regulations, and orders
§ 717p Joint boards
§ 717q Appointment of officers and employees
§ 717r Rehearing and review
§ 717s Enforcement of chapter
§ 717t General penalties
§ 717t-1 Civil penalty authority
§ 717t-2 Natural gas market transparency rules
§ 717u Jurisdiction of offenses; enforcement of liabilities and duties
§ 717v Separability
§ 717w Short title
§ 717x Conserved natural gas
§ 717y Voluntary conversion of natural gas users to heavy fuel oil
§ 717z Emergency conversion of utilities and other facilities
Chapter 15C - Alaska Natural Gas Transportation
§ 719 Congressional findings
§ 719a Congressional statement of purpose
§ 719b Definitions
§ 719c Federal Power Commission reviews and reports
§ 719d Federal and State officer or agency and other interested persons’ reports
§ 719e Presidential decision and report
§ 719f Congressional review
§ 719g Transportation system certificates, rights-of-way, permits, leases, or other authorizations
§ 719h Judicial review
§ 719i Supplemental enforcement authority
§ 719j Export limitations
§ 719k Equal access to facilities
§ 719l Antitrust laws
§ 719m Authorization of appropriations
§ 719n Separability
§ 719o Civil rights; affirmative action of Federal officers and agencies; rules: promulgation and enforcement
Chapter 15D - Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline
§ 720 Definitions
§ 720a Issuance of certificate of public convenience and necessity
§ 720b Environmental reviews
§ 720c Pipeline expansion
§ 720d Federal Coordinator
§ 720e Judicial review
§ 720f State jurisdiction over in-State delivery of natural gas
§ 720g Study of alternative means of construction
§ 720h Clarification of ANGTA status and authorities
§ 720i Sense of Congress concerning use of steel manufactured in North America and negotiation of a project labor agreement
§ 720j Sense of Congress concerning participation by small business concerns
§ 720k Alaska pipeline construction training program
§ 720l Sense of Congress concerning natural gas demand
§ 720m Sense of Congress concerning Alaskan ownership
§ 720n Loan guarantees
Chapter 16 - Emergency Relief
§ 723 Repealed.]
Chapter 16B - Federal Energy Administration
Subchapter I - Federal Energy Administration
§ 761 Congressional declaration of purpose
§ 762 Establishment
§ 763 Repealed.]
§ 764 Specific functions and purposes
§ 765 Transfer of functions
§ 766 Administrative provisions
§ 767 Transitional and savings provisions
§ 768 Repealed.]
§ 769 Definitions
§ 770 Appointments
§ 771 Comptroller General, powers and duties
§ 772 Administrator’s information-gathering power
§ 773 Public disclosure of information
§ 774 Reports and recommendations
§ 775 Sex discrimination; enforcement; other legal remedies
§ 776 Repealed.]
§ 777 Economic analysis of proposed actions
§ 778 Management oversight review; report to Administrator
§ 779 Coordination with, and technical assistance to, State governments
§ 780 Office of Private Grievances and Redress
§ 781 Comprehensive energy plan
§ 782 Petrochemical report to Congress
§ 783 Hydroelectric generating facilities; lists, transmittal to Congress; construction schedule and cost estimates for expedited construction program; prospective accomplishments from expedited completion of facilities; statement of appropriated but not obligated funds
§ 784 Exports of coal and refined petroleum products
§ 785 Foreign ownership; comprehensive review; sources of information; report to Congress; monitoring activity
§ 786 Repealed.]
§ 787 Project Independence Evaluation System documentation; access to model by Congress and public
§ 788 Use of commercial standards
§ 789 Repealed.]
Subchapter II - Office of Energy Information and Analysis
§ 790 Establishment of Office of Energy Information and Analysis
§ 790a National Energy Information System; information required to be maintained
§ 790b Administrative provisions
§ 790c Analysis and evaluation of energy information; establishment and maintenance by Director of professional, etc., capability; specific capabilities
§ 790d Repealed.]
§ 790e Coordination by Director of energy information gathering activities of Federal agencies
§ 790f Reports by Director
§ 790g Access by Director to energy information
§ 790h Congressional access to energy information; disclosure by Congress
Chapter 16C - Energy Supply and Environmental Coordination
§ 791 Congressional declaration of purpose
§ 792 Coal conversion and allocation
§ 793 Protection of public health and environment
§ 794 Energy conservation study
§ 795 Report to Congress by January 31, 1975
§ 796 Reporting of energy information
§ 797 Enforcement
§ 798 Definitions
Chapter 17 - Production, Marketing, and Use of Bituminous Coal
Subchapter A - Bituminous Coal Conservation Act of 1935
Subchapter B - Bituminous Coal Act of 1937
Chapter 19 - Miscellaneous
§ 1001 Prize-fight films as subjects of interstate or foreign commerce
§ 1002 Golden Gate Bridge tolls; Government traffic and personnel in performance of office business not subject to tolls
§ 1003 Authorization for free travel on Golden Gate Bridge; issuance, presentation, and acceptance; other authorization devices
§ 1004 Penalties
§ 1005 San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge tolls; Government traffic and personnel on official business exempted; Government personnel on Yerba Buena Island or Treasure Island exempted
§ 1006 Authorization for free travel on San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge; issuance, presentation, and acceptance; other authorization devices
§ 1007 Penalties
Chapter 20 - Regulation of Insurance
§ 1011 Declaration of policy
§ 1012 Regulation by State law; Federal law relating specifically to insurance; applicability of certain Federal laws after June 30, 1948
§ 1013 Suspension until June 30, 1948, of application of certain Federal laws; Sherman Act applicable to agreements to, or acts of, boycott, coercion, or intimidation
§ 1014 Effect on other laws
§ 1015 "State" defined
Chapter 21 - National Policy on Employment and Productivity
§ 1021 Congressional declarations
§ 1022 Economic Report of President; coverage; supplementary reports; reference to Congressional joint committee; percentage rate of unemployment; definitions
§ 1022a Medium-term economic goals and policies respecting full employment and balanced growth
§ 1022b Presentation of analysis respecting short-term and medium-term goals in Economic Report of President; mutually reinforcing means
§ 1022c Inclusion of priority policies and programs in President’s Budget
§ 1022d President’s Budget
§ 1022e Inflation
§ 1022f Advisory board or boards
§ 1023 Council of Economic Advisers
§ 1024 Joint Economic Committee
§ 1025 Printing of monthly publication by Joint Economic Committee entitled "Economic Indicators"; distribution
§ 1026 Repealed.]
Chapter 22 - Trademarks
Subchapter I - The Principal Register
§ 1051 Application for registration; verification
§ 1052 Trademarks registrable on principal register; concurrent registration
§ 1053 Service marks registrable
§ 1054 Collective marks and certification marks registrable
§ 1055 Use by related companies affecting validity and registration
§ 1056 Disclaimer of unregistrable matter
§ 1057 Certificates of registration
§ 1058 Duration
§ 1059 Renewal of registration
§ 1060 Assignment
§ 1061 Execution of acknowledgments and verifications
§ 1062 Publication
§ 1063 Opposition to registration
§ 1064 Cancellation of registration
§ 1065 Incontestability of right to use mark under certain conditions
§ 1066 Interference; declaration by Director
§ 1067 Interference, opposition, and proceedings for concurrent use registration or for cancellation; notice; Trademark Trial and Appeal Board
§ 1068 Action of Director in interference, opposition, and proceedings for concurrent use registration or for cancellation
§ 1069 Application of equitable principles in inter partes proceedings
§ 1070 Appeals to Trademark Trial and Appeal Board from decisions of examiners
§ 1071 Appeal to courts
§ 1072 Registration as constructive notice of claim of ownership
Subchapter II - The Supplemental Register
§ 1091 Supplemental register
§ 1092 Publication; not subject to opposition; cancellation
§ 1093 Registration certificates for marks on principal and supplemental registers to be different
§ 1094 Provisions of chapter applicable to registrations on supplemental register
§ 1095 Registration on principal register not precluded
§ 1096 Registration on supplemental register not used to stop importations
Subchapter III - General Provisions
§ 1111 Notice of registration; display with mark; recovery of profits and damages in infringement suit
§ 1112 Classification of goods and services; registration in plurality of classes
§ 1113 Fees
§ 1114 Remedies; infringement; innocent infringement by printers and publishers
§ 1115 Registration on principal register as evidence of exclusive right to use mark; defenses
§ 1116 Injunctive relief
§ 1117 Recovery for violation of rights
§ 1118 Destruction of infringing articles
§ 1119 Power of court over registration
§ 1120 Civil liability for false or fraudulent registration
§ 1121 Jurisdiction of Federal courts; State and local requirements that registered trademarks be altered or displayed differently; prohibition
§ 1121a Transferred
§ 1122 Liability of United States and States, and instrumentalities and officials thereof
§ 1123 Rules and regulations for conduct of proceedings in Patent and Trademark Office
§ 1124 Importation of goods bearing infringing marks or names forbidden
§ 1125 False designations of origin, false descriptions, and dilution forbidden
§ 1126 International conventions
§ 1127 Construction and definitions; intent of chapter
§ 1128 National Intellectual Property Law Enforcement Coordination Council
§ 1129 Transferred
Subchapter IV - The Madrid Protocol
§ 1141 Definitions
§ 1141a International applications based on United States applications or registrations
§ 1141b Certification of the international application
§ 1141c Restriction, abandonment, cancellation, or expiration of a basic application or basic registration
§ 1141d Request for extension of protection subsequent to international registration
§ 1141e Extension of protection of an international registration to the United States under the Madrid Protocol
§ 1141f Effect of filing a request for extension of protection of an international registration to the United States
§ 1141g Right of priority for request for extension of protection to the United States
§ 1141h Examination of and opposition to request for extension of protection; notification of refusal
§ 1141i Effect of extension of protection
§ 1141j Dependence of extension of protection to the United States on the underlying international registration
§ 1141k Affidavits and fees
§ 1141l Assignment of an extension of protection
§ 1141m Incontestability
§ 1141n Rights of extension of protection
Chapter 23 - Dissemination of Technical, Scientific and Engineering Information
§ 1151 Purpose of chapter
§ 1152 Clearinghouse for technical information; removal of security classification
§ 1153 Rules, regulations, and fees
§ 1153a Repealed.]
§ 1154 Reference of data to armed services and other Government agencies
§ 1155 General standards and limitations; preservation of security classification
§ 1156 Use of existing facilities
§ 1157 Relation to other provisions
Chapter 24 - Transportation of Gambling Devices
§ 1171 Definitions
§ 1172 Transportation of gambling devices as unlawful; exceptions; authority of Federal Trade Commission
§ 1173 Registration of manufacturers and dealers
§ 1174 Labeling and marking of shipping packages
§ 1175 Specific jurisdictions within which manufacturing, repairing, selling, possessing, etc., prohibited; exceptions
§ 1176 Penalties
§ 1177 Confiscation of gambling devices and means of transportation; laws governing
§ 1178 Nonapplicability of chapter to certain machines and devices
Chapter 25 - Flammable Fabrics
§ 1191 Definitions
§ 1192 Prohibited transactions
§ 1193 Flammability standards or regulations
§ 1194 Administration and enforcement
§ 1195 Injunction and condemnation proceedings
§ 1196 Penalties
§ 1197 Guaranties
§ 1198 Shipments from foreign countries; demand for redelivery; claim for liquidated damages
§ 1199 Chapter as additional legislation
§ 1200 Persons excluded from operation of chapter
§ 1201 Study and investigation; research, development and training
§ 1202 Exemptions
§ 1203 Preemption of Federal standards
§ 1204 Congressional veto of flammability regulations
Chapter 26 - Household Refrigerators
§ 1211 Prohibition against transportation of refrigerators without safety devices
§ 1212 Violations; misdemeanor; penalties
§ 1213 Publication of safety standards in Federal Register
§ 1214 "Interstate commerce" defined
Chapter 27 - Automobile Dealer Suits Against Manufacturers
§ 1221 Definitions
§ 1222 Authorization of suits against manufacturers; amount of recovery; defenses
§ 1223 Limitations
§ 1224 Antitrust laws as affected
§ 1225 State laws as affected
§ 1226 Motor vehicle franchise contract dispute resolution process
Chapter 28 - Disclosure of Automobile Information
§ 1231 Definitions
§ 1232 Label and entry requirements
§ 1232a Repealed.]
§ 1233 Violations and penalties
Chapter 29 - Manufacture, Transportation, or Distribution of Switchblade Knives
§ 1241 Definitions
§ 1242 Introduction, manufacture for introduction, transportation or distribution in interstate commerce; penalty
§ 1243 Manufacture, sale, or possession within specific jurisdictions; penalty
§ 1244 Exceptions
§ 1245 Ballistic knives
Chapter 30 - Hazardous Substances
§ 1261 Definitions
§ 1262 Declaration of hazardous substances
§ 1263 Prohibited acts
§ 1264 Penalties; exceptions
§ 1265 Seizures
§ 1266 Hearing before report of criminal violation
§ 1267 Injunctions; criminal contempt; trial by court or jury
§ 1268 Proceedings in name of United States; subpenas
§ 1269 Regulations
§ 1270 Examinations and investigations
§ 1271 Records of interstate shipment
§ 1272 Publicity; reports; dissemination of information
§ 1273 Imports
§ 1274 Remedies respecting banned hazardous substances
§ 1275 Toxicological Advisory Board
§ 1276 Congressional veto of hazardous substances regulations
§ 1277 Labeling of art materials
§ 1278 Requirements for labeling certain toys and games
§ 1278a Children’s products containing lead; lead paint rule
Chapter 32 - Telecasting of Professional Sports Contests
§ 1291 Exemption from antitrust laws of agreements covering the telecasting of sports contests and the combining of professional football leagues
§ 1292 Area telecasting restriction limitation
§ 1293 Intercollegiate and interscholastic football contest limitations
§ 1294 Antitrust laws unaffected as regards to other activities of professional sports contests
§ 1295 "Persons" defined
Chapter 34 - Antitrust Civil Process
§ 1311 Definitions
§ 1312 Civil investigative demands
§ 1313 Custodian of documents, answers and transcripts
§ 1314 Judicial proceedings
Chapter 36 - Cigarette Labeling and Advertising
§ 1331 Congressional declaration of policy and purpose
§ 1332 Definitions
§ 1333 Labeling; requirements; conspicuous statement
§ 1334 Preemption
§ 1335 Unlawful advertisements on medium of electronic communication
§ 1335a List of cigarette ingredients; annual submission to Secretary; transmittal to Congress; confidentiality
§ 1336 Authority of Federal Trade Commission; unfair or deceptive acts or practices
§ 1337 Omitted
§ 1338 Criminal penalty
§ 1339 Injunction proceedings
§ 1340 Cigarettes for export
§ 1341 Smoking, research, education and information
Chapter 37 - State Technical Services
§ 1351 Declaration of purpose
§ 1352 Definitions
§ 1353 Selection of designated agency
§ 1354 Five-year plan; annual technical services program
§ 1355 Conditions precedent to acceptance of plans and programs for review and approval by Secretary
§ 1356 Review and approval of plans and programs by Secretary
§ 1357 Interstate cooperation in administration and coordination of plans and programs
§ 1358 Consent of Congress for interstate compacts; reservation of right to alter, amend, or repeal
§ 1359 Advisory councils for technical services; appointment; functions; compensation and expenses
§ 1360 Appropriations and payments
§ 1361 Reference services to assist designated agencies to obtain information outside State
§ 1362 Rules and regulations
§ 1363 Prohibition against control over educational institutions; functions or responsibilities of other departments not affected
§ 1364 Annual report by designated agencies to Secretary; reports by Secretary to President and Congress
§ 1365 Public committee; appointment; functions; report
§ 1366 Termination of payments for noncompliance with law or diversion of funds
§ 1367 Repayments
§ 1368 Records
Chapter 38 - Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety
§ 1381 Repealed.]
Subchapter I - Motor Vehicle Safety Standards
Part A - General Provisions
§ 1393 Repealed.]
Part B - Discovery, Notification, and Remedy of Motor Vehicle Defects
Subchapter II - Tire Safety
Subchapter III - Research and Test Facilities
§ 1431 Repealed.]
Subchapter I - Motor Vehicle Safety Standards
Part A - General Provisions
§ 1393 Repealed.]
Part B - Discovery, Notification, and Remedy of Motor Vehicle Defects
Subchapter II - Tire Safety
Subchapter III - Research and Test Facilities
§ 1431 Repealed.]
Subchapter I - Motor Vehicle Safety Standards
Part A - General Provisions
§ 1393 Repealed.]
Part B - Discovery, Notification, and Remedy of Motor Vehicle Defects
Subchapter II - Tire Safety
Subchapter III - Research and Test Facilities
§ 1431 Repealed.]
Chapter 39 - Fair Packaging and Labeling Program
§ 1451 Congressional declaration of policy
§ 1452 Unfair and deceptive packaging and labeling; scope of prohibition
§ 1453 Requirements of labeling; placement, form, and contents of statement of quantity; supplemental statement of quantity
§ 1454 Rules and regulations
§ 1455 Procedure for promulgation of regulations
§ 1456 Enforcement
§ 1457 Omitted
§ 1458 Cooperation with State authorities; transmittal of regulations to States; noninterference with existing programs
§ 1459 Definitions
§ 1460 Savings provisions
§ 1461 Effect upon State law
Chapter 39A - Special Packaging of Household Substances for Protection of Children
§ 1471 Definitions
§ 1472 Special packaging standards
§ 1473 Conventional packages, marketing
§ 1474 Regulations for special packaging standards
§ 1475 Repealed.]
§ 1476 Preemption of Federal standards
§ 1477 Enforcement by State Attorneys General
Chapter 40 - Department of Commerce
§ 1501 Establishment of Department; Secretary; seal
§ 1503a Under Secretary of Commerce for Economic Affairs
§ 1503b Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere; duties; appointment; compensation
§ 1504 Repealed.]
§ 1505 Additional Assistant Secretary; duties, rank of Assistant Secretaries
§ 1506 Additional Assistant Secretary; appointment; applicability of section 1505
§ 1507 Additional Assistant Secretary; appointment; compensation; duties
§ 1507a Repealed.]
§ 1507b Assistant Secretary of Commerce; appointment; compensation; duties
§ 1507c Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere; duties; appointment; compensation
§ 1508 General Counsel
§ 1509 Designation of officer to sign routine papers
§ 1510 Clerical assistants
§ 1511 Bureaus in Department
§ 1511a Repealed.]
§ 1511b United States fishery trade officers
§ 1511c Estuarine Programs Office
§ 1511d Chesapeake Bay Office
§ 1511e Office of Space Commercialization
§ 1512 Powers and duties of Department
§ 1513 Duties and powers vested in Department
§ 1513a Cost estimates for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration programs included in Department budget justification
§ 1513b Cost estimates for National Institute of Standards and Technology construction projects included in Department budget justification
§ 1514 Basic authority for performance of certain functions and activities of Department
§ 1515 Records, etc., of bureaus transferred to Department of Commerce
§ 1516 Statistical information
§ 1516a Statistics relating to social, health, and economic conditions of Americans of Spanish origin or descent
§ 1517 Transfer of statistical or scientific work
§ 1518 Custody of buildings; officers transferred
§ 1519 Annual and special reports
§ 1519a Repealed.]
§ 1520 Repealed.]
§ 1521 Working capital fund; establishment; amount; uses; reimbursement
§ 1522 Acceptance of gifts and bequests for purposes of the Department; separate fund; disbursements
§ 1523 Tax status of gifts and bequests of property
§ 1524 Investment and reinvestments of moneys; credit and disbursement of interest
§ 1525 Special studies; special compilations, lists, bulletins, or reports; clearinghouse for technical information; transcripts or copies; cost payments for special work; joint projects: cost apportionment, waiver
§ 1526 Receipts for work or services; deposit in special accounts; availability for payment of costs, repayment or advances to appropriations or funds, refunds, credits to working capital funds; appropriation limitation of annual expenditures from accounts
§ 1527 Fees or charges for services or publications under existing law unaffected
§ 1527a Economics and Statistics Administration Revolving Fund
§ 1528 Transferred
§ 1529 Relinquishment of legislative jurisdiction over certain lands
§ 1530 Awarding of contracts for performance of commercial activity by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
§ 1531 Buying Power Maintenance accounts for International Trade Administration, Export Administration, and United States Travel and Tourism Administration
§ 1532 Telecommunications; electromagnetic radiation; research, analysis, dissemination of information; other functions of Secretary
§ 1533 Commerce, Science, and Technology Fellowship Program
§ 1534 Assessment of fees for access to environmental data
§ 1535 Office of Space Commerce; report of activities
§ 1536 Prohibition against fraudulent use of "Made in America" labels
§ 1537 Needs assessment for data management, archival, and distribution
§ 1538 Notice of reprogramming
§ 1539 Financial assistance
§ 1540 Cooperative agreements
§ 1541 Administrative Law Judges
§ 1542 Establishment of the Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship Program
Chapter 41 - Consumer Credit Protection
Subchapter I - Consumer Credit Cost Disclosure
Part A - General Provisions
§ 1601 Congressional findings and declaration of purpose
§ 1602 Definitions and rules of construction
§ 1603 Exempted transactions
§ 1604 Disclosure guidelines
§ 1605 Determination of finance charge
§ 1606 Determination of annual percentage rate
§ 1607 Administrative enforcement
§ 1608 Views of other agencies
§ 1609 Repealed.]
§ 1610 Effect on other laws
§ 1611 Criminal liability for willful and knowing violation
§ 1612 Effect on government agencies
§ 1613 Annual reports to Congress by Board
§ 1614 Repealed.]
§ 1615 Prohibition on use of "Rule of 78’s" in connection with mortgage refinancings and other consumer loans
§ 1616 Board review of consumer credit plans and regulations
Part B - Credit Transactions
§ 1631 Disclosure requirements
§ 1632 Form of disclosure; additional information
§ 1633 Exemption for State-regulated transactions
§ 1634 Effect of subsequent occurrence
§ 1635 Right of rescission as to certain transactions
§ 1636 Repealed.]
§ 1637 Open end consumer credit plans
§ 1637a Disclosure requirements for open end consumer credit plans secured by consumer’s principal dwelling
§ 1638 Transactions other than under an open end credit plan
§ 1639 Requirements for certain mortgages
§ 1639a Duty of servicers of residential mortgages
§ 1640 Civil liability
§ 1641 Liability of assignees
§ 1642 Issuance of credit cards
§ 1643 Liability of holder of credit card
§ 1644 Fraudulent use of credit cards; penalties
§ 1645 Business credit cards; limits on liability of employees
§ 1646 Dissemination of annual percentage rates; implementation, etc.
§ 1647 Home equity plans
§ 1648 Reverse mortgages
§ 1649 Certain limitations on liability
§ 1650 Preventing unfair and deceptive private educational lending practices and eliminating conflicts of interest
§ 1651 Procedure for timely settlement of estates of decedent obligors
Part C - Credit Advertising and Limits on Credit Card Fees
§ 1661 Catalogs and multiple-page advertisements
§ 1662 Advertising of downpayments and installments
§ 1663 Advertising of open end credit plans
§ 1664 Advertising of credit other than open end plans
§ 1665 Nonliability of advertising media
§ 1665a Use of annual percentage rate in oral disclosures; exceptions
§ 1665b Advertising of open end consumer credit plans secured by consumer’s principal dwelling
§ 1665c Interest rate reduction on open end consumer credit plans
§ 1665d Reasonable penalty fees on open end consumer credit plans
§ 1665e Consideration of ability to repay
Part D - Credit Billing
§ 1666 Correction of billing errors
§ 1666a Regulation of credit reports
§ 1666b Timing of payments
§ 1666c Prompt and fair crediting of payments
§ 1666d Treatment of credit balances
§ 1666e Notification of credit card issuer by seller of return of goods, etc., by obligor; credit for account of obligor
§ 1666f Inducements to cardholders by sellers of cash discounts for payments by cash, check or similar means; finance charge for sales transactions involving cash discounts
§ 1666g Tie-in services prohibited for issuance of credit card
§ 1666h Offset of cardholder’s indebtedness by issuer of credit card with funds deposited with issuer by cardholder; remedies of creditors under State law not affected
§ 1666i Assertion by cardholder against card issuer of claims and defenses arising out of credit card transaction; prerequisites; limitation on amount of claims or defenses
§ 1666i-1 Limits on interest rate, fee, and finance charge increases applicable to outstanding balances
§ 1666i-2 Additional limits on interest rate increases
§ 1666j Applicability of State laws
Part E - Consumer Leases
§ 1667 Definitions
§ 1667a Consumer lease disclosures
§ 1667b Lessee’s liability on expiration or termination of lease
§ 1667c Consumer lease advertising; liability of advertising media
§ 1667d Civil liability of lessors
§ 1667e Applicability of State laws; exemptions by Board from leasing requirements
§ 1667f Regulations
Subchapter II - Restrictions on Garnishment
§ 1671 Congressional findings and declaration of purpose
§ 1672 Definitions
§ 1673 Restriction on garnishment
§ 1674 Restriction on discharge from employment by reason of garnishment
§ 1675 Exemption for State-regulated garnishments
§ 1676 Enforcement by Secretary of Labor
§ 1677 Effect on State laws
Subchapter II-A - Credit Repair Organizations
§ 1679 Findings and purposes
§ 1679a Definitions
§ 1679b Prohibited practices
§ 1679c Disclosures
§ 1679d Credit repair organizations contracts
§ 1679e Right to cancel contract
§ 1679f Noncompliance with this subchapter
§ 1679g Civil liability
§ 1679h Administrative enforcement
§ 1679i Statute of limitations
§ 1679j Relation to State law
Subchapter III - Credit Reporting Agencies
§ 1681 Congressional findings and statement of purpose
§ 1681a Definitions; rules of construction
§ 1681b Permissible purposes of consumer reports
§ 1681c Requirements relating to information contained in consumer reports
§ 1681c-1 Identity theft prevention; fraud alerts and active duty alerts
§ 1681c-2 Block of information resulting from identity theft
§ 1681d Disclosure of investigative consumer reports
§ 1681e Compliance procedures
§ 1681f Disclosures to governmental agencies
§ 1681g Disclosures to consumers
§ 1681h Conditions and form of disclosure to consumers
§ 1681i Procedure in case of disputed accuracy
§ 1681j Charges for certain disclosures
§ 1681k Public record information for employment purposes
§ 1681l Restrictions on investigative consumer reports
§ 1681m Requirements on users of consumer reports
§ 1681n Civil liability for willful noncompliance
§ 1681o Civil liability for negligent noncompliance
§ 1681p Jurisdiction of courts; limitation of actions
§ 1681q Obtaining information under false pretenses
§ 1681r Unauthorized disclosures by officers or employees
§ 1681s Administrative enforcement
§ 1681s-1 Information on overdue child support obligations
§ 1681s-2 Responsibilities of furnishers of information to consumer reporting agencies
§ 1681s-3 Affiliate sharing
§ 1681t Relation to State laws
§ 1681u Disclosures to FBI for counterintelligence purposes
§ 1681v Disclosures to governmental agencies for counterterrorism purposes
§ 1681w Disposal of records
§ 1681x Corporate and technological circumvention prohibited
Subchapter IV - Equal Credit Opportunity
§ 1691 Scope of prohibition
§ 1691a Definitions; rules of construction
§ 1691b Promulgation of regulations by Board; establishment of Consumer Advisory Council by Board; duties, membership, etc., of Council
§ 1691c Administrative enforcement
§ 1691c-1 Incentives for self-testing and self-correction
§ 1691d Applicability of other laws
§ 1691e Civil liability
§ 1691f Annual reports to Congress; contents
Subchapter V - Debt Collection Practices
§ 1692 Congressional findings and declaration of purpose
§ 1692a Definitions
§ 1692b Acquisition of location information
§ 1692c Communication in connection with debt collection
§ 1692d Harassment or abuse
§ 1692e False or misleading representations
§ 1692f Unfair practices
§ 1692g Validation of debts
§ 1692h Multiple debts
§ 1692i Legal actions by debt collectors
§ 1692j Furnishing certain deceptive forms
§ 1692k Civil liability
§ 1692l Administrative enforcement
§ 1692m Reports to Congress by the Commission; views of other Federal agencies
§ 1692n Relation to State laws
§ 1692o Exemption for State regulation
§ 1692p Exception for certain bad check enforcement programs operated by private entities
Subchapter VI - Electronic Fund Transfers
§ 1693 Congressional findings and declaration of purpose
§ 1693a Definitions
§ 1693b Regulations
§ 1693c Terms and conditions of transfers
§ 1693d Documentation of transfers
§ 1693e Preauthorized transfers
§ 1693f Error resolution
§ 1693g Consumer liability
§ 1693h Liability of financial institutions
§ 1693i Issuance of cards or other means of access
§ 1693j Suspension of obligations
§ 1693k Compulsory use of electronic fund transfers
§ 1693l Waiver of rights
§ 1693l-1 General-use prepaid cards, gift certificates, and store gift cards
§ 1693m Civil liability
§ 1693n Criminal liability
§ 1693o Administrative enforcement
§ 1693p Reports to Congress
§ 1693q Relation to State laws
§ 1693r Exemption for State regulation
Chapter 42 - Interstate Land Sales
§ 1701 Definitions
§ 1702 Exemptions
§ 1703 Requirements respecting sale or lease of lots
§ 1704 Registration of subdivisions
§ 1705 Information required in statement of record
§ 1706 Effective date of statements of record and amendments thereto
§ 1707 Property report
§ 1708 Certification of substantially equivalent State law
§ 1709 Civil liabilities
§ 1710 Court review of orders
§ 1711 Limitation of actions
§ 1712 Contrary stipulations void
§ 1713 Additional remedies
§ 1714 Investigations, injunctions, and prosecution of offenses
§ 1715 Administration
§ 1716 Unlawful representations
§ 1717 Penalties for violations
§ 1717a Civil money penalties
§ 1718 Rules, regulations, and orders
§ 1719 Jurisdiction of offenses and suits
§ 1719a Repealed.]
§ 1720 Authorization of appropriations
Chapter 43 - Newspaper Preservation
§ 1801 Congressional declaration of policy
§ 1802 Definitions
§ 1803 Antitrust exemptions
§ 1804 Reinstatement of joint operating arrangements previously adjudged unlawful under antitrust laws
Chapter 44 - Protection of Horses
§ 1821 Definitions
§ 1822 Congressional statement of findings
§ 1823 Horse shows and exhibitions
§ 1824 Unlawful acts
§ 1824a Export of horses
§ 1825 Violations and penalties
§ 1826 Notice of violations to Attorney General
§ 1827 Utilization of personnel of Department of Agriculture and officers and employees of consenting States; technical and other nonfinancial assistance to State
§ 1828 Rules and regulations
§ 1829 Preemption of State laws; concurrent jurisdiction; prohibition on certain State action
§ 1830 Omitted
§ 1831 Authorization of appropriations
Chapter 45 - Emergency Loan Guarantees to Business Enterprises
§ 1841 Emergency Loan Guarantee Board; establishment; membership; voting
§ 1842 Authority for loan guarantees; terms and conditions
§ 1843 Limitations and conditions of loan guarantees
§ 1844 Security for loan guarantees
§ 1845 Requirements applicable to loan guarantees
§ 1846 Powers and duties
§ 1847 Maximum obligation
§ 1848 Emergency loan guarantee fund
§ 1849 Federal Reserve banks as fiscal agents
§ 1850 Protection of Government’s interest
§ 1851 Reports to Congress; recommendations
§ 1852 Termination date
Chapter 46 - Motor Vehicle Information and Cost Savings
§ 1901 Repealed.]
Subchapter I - Bumper Standards
Subchapter II - Automobile Consumer Information Study
Subchapter III - Diagnostic Inspection Demonstration Projects
Part A - State Programs
Part B - Special Demonstration Projects
§ 1963a Repealed.]
Part C - Authorization of Appropriations
§ 1964 Repealed.]
Subchapter IV - Odometer Requirements
Subchapter V - Improving Automotive Efficiency
§ 2003 Repealed.]
§ 2011 Repealed.]
Subchapter VI - Theft Prevention
Subchapter I - Bumper Standards
Subchapter II - Automobile Consumer Information Study
Subchapter III - Diagnostic Inspection Demonstration Projects
Part A - State Programs
Part B - Special Demonstration Projects
§ 1963a Repealed.]
Part C - Authorization of Appropriations
§ 1964 Repealed.]
Subchapter IV - Odometer Requirements
Subchapter V - Improving Automotive Efficiency
§ 2003 Repealed.]
§ 2011 Repealed.]
Subchapter VI - Theft Prevention
Subchapter I - Bumper Standards
Subchapter II - Automobile Consumer Information Study
Subchapter III - Diagnostic Inspection Demonstration Projects
Part A - State Programs
Part B - Special Demonstration Projects
§ 1963a Repealed.]
Part C - Authorization of Appropriations
§ 1964 Repealed.]
Subchapter IV - Odometer Requirements
Subchapter V - Improving Automotive Efficiency
§ 2003 Repealed.]
§ 2011 Repealed.]
Subchapter VI - Theft Prevention
Subchapter I - Bumper Standards
Subchapter II - Automobile Consumer Information Study
Subchapter III - Diagnostic Inspection Demonstration Projects
Part A - State Programs
Part B - Special Demonstration Projects
§ 1963a Repealed.]
Part C - Authorization of Appropriations
§ 1964 Repealed.]
Subchapter IV - Odometer Requirements
Subchapter V - Improving Automotive Efficiency
§ 2003 Repealed.]
§ 2011 Repealed.]
Subchapter VI - Theft Prevention
Subchapter I - Bumper Standards
Subchapter II - Automobile Consumer Information Study
Subchapter III - Diagnostic Inspection Demonstration Projects
Part A - State Programs
Part B - Special Demonstration Projects
§ 1963a Repealed.]
Part C - Authorization of Appropriations
§ 1964 Repealed.]
Subchapter IV - Odometer Requirements
Subchapter V - Improving Automotive Efficiency
§ 2003 Repealed.]
§ 2011 Repealed.]
Subchapter VI - Theft Prevention
Subchapter I - Bumper Standards
Subchapter II - Automobile Consumer Information Study
Subchapter III - Diagnostic Inspection Demonstration Projects
Part A - State Programs
Part B - Special Demonstration Projects
§ 1963a Repealed.]
Part C - Authorization of Appropriations
§ 1964 Repealed.]
Subchapter IV - Odometer Requirements
Subchapter V - Improving Automotive Efficiency
§ 2003 Repealed.]
§ 2011 Repealed.]
Subchapter VI - Theft Prevention
Chapter 47 - Consumer Product Safety
§ 2051 Congressional findings and declaration of purpose
§ 2052 Definitions
§ 2053 Consumer Product Safety Commission
§ 2053a Employee training exchanges
§ 2054 Product safety information and research
§ 2055 Public disclosure of information
§ 2055a Publicly available consumer product safety information database
§ 2056 Consumer product safety standards
§ 2056a Standards and consumer registration of durable nursery products
§ 2056b Mandatory toy safety standards
§ 2057 Banned hazardous products
§ 2057a Banning of butyl nitrite
§ 2057b Banning of isopropal nitrite and other nitrites
§ 2057c Prohibition on sale of certain products containing specified phthalates
§ 2058 Procedure for consumer product safety rules
§ 2059 Repealed.]
§ 2060 Judicial review of consumer product safety rules
§ 2061 Imminent hazards
§ 2062 Repealed.]
§ 2063 Product certification and labeling
§ 2064 Substantial product hazards
§ 2065 Inspection and recordkeeping
§ 2066 Imported products
§ 2067 Exemption of exports
§ 2068 Prohibited acts
§ 2069 Civil penalties
§ 2070 Criminal penalties
§ 2071 Injunctive enforcement and seizure
§ 2072 Suits for damages
§ 2073 Additional enforcement of product safety rules and section 2064 orders
§ 2074 Private remedies
§ 2075 State standards
§ 2076 Additional functions of Consumer Product Safety Commission
§ 2076a Report on civil penalties
§ 2076b Inspector General audits and reports
§ 2077 Chronic Hazard Advisory Panels
§ 2078 Cooperation with States and other Federal agencies
§ 2079 Transfers of functions
§ 2080 Limitations on jurisdiction of Consumer Product Safety Commission
§ 2081 Authorization of appropriations
§ 2082 Interim cellulose insulation safety standard
§ 2083 Congressional veto of consumer product safety rules
§ 2084 Information reporting
§ 2085 Low-speed electric bicycles
§ 2086 Prohibition on industry-sponsored travel
§ 2087 Whistleblower protection
§ 2088 Financial responsibility
§ 2089 All-terrain vehicles
Chapter 48 - Hobby Protection
§ 2101 Marking requirements
§ 2102 Private enforcement
§ 2103 Enforcement by Federal Trade Commission
§ 2104 Imports
§ 2105 Application of other laws
§ 2106 Definitions
Chapter 49 - Fire Prevention and Control
§ 2201 Congressional findings
§ 2202 Declaration of purpose
§ 2203 Definitions
§ 2204 United States Fire Administration
§ 2205 Public education
§ 2206 National Academy for Fire Prevention and Control
§ 2207 Fire technology
§ 2208 National Fire Data Center
§ 2209 Master plans
§ 2210 Reimbursement for costs of firefighting on Federal property
§ 2211 Review of fire prevention codes
§ 2212 Fire safety effectiveness statements
§ 2213 Annual conference
§ 2214 Public safety awards
§ 2215 Reports to Congress and President
§ 2216 Authorization of appropriations
§ 2217 Public access to information
§ 2218 Administrative provisions
§ 2219 Assistance to Consumer Product Safety Commission
§ 2220 Arson prevention, detection, and control
§ 2221 Arson prevention grants
§ 2223a Review
§ 2223b Working group
§ 2223c Report and recommendations
§ 2223d Annual revision of recommendations
§ 2223e "Emergency response personnel" defined
§ 2224 Listings of places of public accommodation
§ 2225 Fire prevention and control guidelines for places of public accommodation
§ 2225a Prohibiting Federal funding of conferences held at non-certified places of public accommodation
§ 2226 Dissemination of fire prevention and control information
§ 2227 Fire safety systems in federally assisted buildings
§ 2228 CPR training
§ 2229 Firefighter assistance
§ 2229a Expansion of pre-September 11, 2001, fire grant program
§ 2230 Surplus and excess Federal equipment
§ 2231 Cooperative agreements with Federal facilities
§ 2232 Burn research
§ 2233 Removal of civil liability barriers that discourage the donation of fire equipment to volunteer fire companies
§ 2234 Encouraging adoption of standards for firefighter health and safety
Chapter 50 - Consumer Product Warranties
§ 2301 Definitions
§ 2302 Rules governing contents of warranties
§ 2303 Designation of written warranties
§ 2304 Federal minimum standards for warranties
§ 2305 Full and limited warranting of a consumer product
§ 2306 Service contracts; rules for full, clear and conspicuous disclosure of terms and conditions; addition to or in lieu of written warranty
§ 2307 Designation of representatives by warrantor to perform duties under written or implied warranty
§ 2308 Implied warranties
§ 2309 Procedures applicable to promulgation of rules by Commission
§ 2310 Remedies in consumer disputes
§ 2311 Applicability to other laws
§ 2312 Effective dates
Chapter 51 - National Productivity and Quality of Working Life
Subchapter I - Findings, Purpose, and Policy; Definitions
§ 2401 Congressional findings
§ 2402 Congressional statement of purpose
§ 2403 Congressional declaration of policy
§ 2404 Definitions
Subchapter II - National Center for Productivity and Quality of Working Life
§ 2411 Establishment
§ 2412 Board of Directors
§ 2413 Executive Director and Deputy Director
§ 2414 Functions of the Center
§ 2415 Powers of the Center
§ 2416 Contracts and other funding arrangements
§ 2417 Criteria for participating parties
§ 2418 Annual report
Subchapter III - Federal Agency Coordination and Liaison With Center
§ 2431 Liaison with Center
§ 2432 Internal review
§ 2433 Support of external activities
§ 2434 Internal productivity
§ 2435 Other statutory obligations
Subchapter IV - Administrative Provisions
§ 2451 Authority of Executive Director
Subchapter V - Evaluation by Comptroller General
§ 2461 Audit, review, and evaluation
Subchapter VI - Authorization of Appropriations
§ 2471 Authorization of appropriations
Chapter 52 - Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Research, Development, and Demonstration
§ 2501 Congressional findings and policy
§ 2502 Definitions
§ 2503 Duties of Secretary of Energy
§ 2504 Coordination between Secretary of Energy and other agencies
§ 2505 Research and development
§ 2506 Demonstrations
§ 2507 Contracts
§ 2508 Encouragement and protection of small business
§ 2509 Loan guarantees
§ 2510 Use of electric and hybrid vehicles by Federal agencies
§ 2511 Patents
§ 2512 Studies
§ 2513 Repealed.]
§ 2514 Authorization for appropriations
Chapter 53 - Toxic Substances Control
Subchapter I - Control of Toxic Substances
§ 2601 Findings, policy, and intent
§ 2602 Definitions
§ 2603 Testing of chemical substances and mixtures
§ 2604 Manufacturing and processing notices
§ 2605 Regulation of hazardous chemical substances and mixtures
§ 2606 Imminent hazards
§ 2607 Reporting and retention of information
§ 2608 Relationship to other Federal laws
§ 2609 Research, development, collection, dissemination, and utilization of data
§ 2610 Inspections and subpoenas
§ 2611 Exports
§ 2612 Entry into customs territory of the United States
§ 2613 Disclosure of data
§ 2614 Prohibited acts
§ 2615 Penalties
§ 2616 Specific enforcement and seizure
§ 2617 Preemption
§ 2618 Judicial review
§ 2619 Citizens’ civil actions
§ 2620 Citizens’ petitions
§ 2621 National defense waiver
§ 2622 Employee protection
§ 2623 Employment effects
§ 2624 Studies
§ 2625 Administration
§ 2626 Development and evaluation of test methods
§ 2627 State programs
§ 2628 Authorization of appropriations
§ 2629 Annual report
Subchapter II - Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response
§ 2641 Congressional findings and purpose
§ 2642 Definitions
§ 2643 EPA regulations
§ 2644 Requirements if EPA fails to promulgate regulations
§ 2645 Submission to State Governor
§ 2646 Contractor and laboratory accreditation
§ 2647 Enforcement
§ 2648 Emergency authority
§ 2649 State and Federal law
§ 2650 Asbestos contractors and local educational agencies
§ 2651 Public protection
§ 2652 Asbestos Ombudsman
§ 2653 EPA study of asbestos-containing material in public buildings
§ 2654 Transitional rules
§ 2655 Worker protection
§ 2656 Training grants
Subchapter III - Indoor Radon Abatement
§ 2661 National goal
§ 2662 Definitions
§ 2663 EPA citizen’s guide
§ 2664 Model construction standards and techniques
§ 2665 Technical assistance to States for radon programs
§ 2666 Grant assistance to States for radon programs
§ 2667 Radon in schools
§ 2668 Regional radon training centers
§ 2669 Study of radon in Federal buildings
§ 2670 Regulations
§ 2671 Additional authorizations
Subchapter IV - Lead Exposure Reduction
§ 2681 Definitions
§ 2682 Lead-based paint activities training and certification
§ 2683 Identification of dangerous levels of lead
§ 2684 Authorized State programs
§ 2685 Lead abatement and measurement
§ 2686 Lead hazard information pamphlet
§ 2687 Regulations
§ 2688 Control of lead-based paint hazards at Federal facilities
§ 2689 Prohibited acts
§ 2690 Relationship to other Federal law
§ 2691 General provisions relating to administrative proceedings
§ 2692 Authorization of appropriations
Subchapter V - Healthy High-performance Schools
§ 2695 Grants for healthy school environments
§ 2695a Model guidelines for siting of school facilities
§ 2695b Public outreach
§ 2695c Environmental health program
§ 2695d Authorization of appropriations
Chapter 54 - Automotive Propulsion Research and Development
§ 2701 Congressional findings and purpose
§ 2702 Definitions
§ 2703 Advanced systems program implementation by Secretary of Energy
§ 2704 Evaluation by Secretary of Transportation on utilization of advanced technology by automobile industry
§ 2705 Coordinating and consulting requirements and authorities of Secretary of Energy
§ 2706 Informational and testing functions of Secretary of Energy
§ 2707 Patents and inventions; statutory provisions applicable; contracts or grants covered
§ 2708 Comptroller General audit and examination of books, etc.; statutory provisions applicable; contracts or grants covered
§ 2709 Reports to Congress by Secretary of Energy
§ 2710 Authorization of appropriations
Chapter 55 - Petroleum Marketing Practices
Subchapter I - Franchise Protection
§ 2801 Definitions
§ 2802 Franchise relationship
§ 2803 Trial and interim franchises
§ 2804 Notification of termination or nonrenewal of franchise relationship
§ 2805 Enforcement provisions
§ 2806 Relationship of statutory provisions to State and local laws
§ 2807 Prohibition on restriction of installation of renewable fuel pumps
Subchapter II - Octane Disclosure
§ 2821 Definitions
§ 2822 Automotive fuel rating testing and disclosure requirements
§ 2823 Administration and enforcement provisions
§ 2824 Relationship of statutory provisions to State and local laws
Subchapter III - Subsidization of Motor Fuel Marketing
§ 2841 Study by Secretary of Energy
Chapter 56 - National Climate Program
§ 2901 Findings
§ 2902 Purpose
§ 2903 Definitions
§ 2904 National Climate Program
§ 2905 Repealed.]
§ 2906 Annual report
§ 2907 Contract and grant authority; records and audits
§ 2908 Authorization of appropriations
Chapter 56A - Global Change Research
§ 2921 Definitions
Subchapter I - United States Global Change Research Program
§ 2931 Findings and purpose
§ 2932 Committee on Earth and Environmental Sciences
§ 2933 United States Global Change Research Program
§ 2934 National Global Change Research Plan
§ 2935 Budget coordination
§ 2936 Scientific assessment
§ 2937 Omitted
§ 2938 Relation to other authorities
Subchapter II - International Cooperation in Global Change Research
§ 2951 Findings and purposes
§ 2952 International discussions
§ 2953 Global Change Research Information Office
Subchapter III - Growth Decision Aid
§ 2961 Study and decision aid
Subchapter I - United States Global Change Research Program
§ 2931 Findings and purpose
§ 2932 Committee on Earth and Environmental Sciences
§ 2933 United States Global Change Research Program
§ 2934 National Global Change Research Plan
§ 2935 Budget coordination
§ 2936 Scientific assessment
§ 2937 Omitted
§ 2938 Relation to other authorities
Subchapter II - International Cooperation in Global Change Research
§ 2951 Findings and purposes
§ 2952 International discussions
§ 2953 Global Change Research Information Office
Subchapter III - Growth Decision Aid
§ 2961 Study and decision aid
Subchapter I - United States Global Change Research Program
§ 2931 Findings and purpose
§ 2932 Committee on Earth and Environmental Sciences
§ 2933 United States Global Change Research Program
§ 2934 National Global Change Research Plan
§ 2935 Budget coordination
§ 2936 Scientific assessment
§ 2937 Omitted
§ 2938 Relation to other authorities
Subchapter II - International Cooperation in Global Change Research
§ 2951 Findings and purposes
§ 2952 International discussions
§ 2953 Global Change Research Information Office
Subchapter III - Growth Decision Aid
§ 2961 Study and decision aid
Chapter 57 - Interstate Horseracing
§ 3001 Congressional findings and policy
§ 3002 Definitions
§ 3003 Acceptance of interstate off-track wager
§ 3004 Regulation of interstate off-track wagering
§ 3005 Liability and damages
§ 3006 Civil action
§ 3007 Jurisdiction and venue
Chapter 58 - Full Employment and Balanced Growth
§ 3101 Congressional findings
§ 3102 Report to Congressional committees
§ 3103 National Employment Conference
Subchapter I - Structural Economic Policies and Programs Including Treatment of Resource Restraints
§ 3111 Congressional statement of purpose
§ 3112 Countercyclical employment policies
§ 3113 Economic activity coordination
§ 3114 Regional and structural employment policies and programs
§ 3115 Youth employment policies and programs
§ 3116 Job training, counseling and reservoirs of employment projects
§ 3117 Capital formation
Subchapter II - Policies and Procedures for Congressional Review
§ 3131 Congressional statement of purpose
§ 3132 Committee review
§ 3133 Exercise of rulemaking powers
Subchapter III - General Provisions
§ 3151 Nondiscrimination
§ 3152 Labor standards
Subchapter I - Structural Economic Policies and Programs Including Treatment of Resource Restraints
§ 3111 Congressional statement of purpose
§ 3112 Countercyclical employment policies
§ 3113 Economic activity coordination
§ 3114 Regional and structural employment policies and programs
§ 3115 Youth employment policies and programs
§ 3116 Job training, counseling and reservoirs of employment projects
§ 3117 Capital formation
Subchapter II - Policies and Procedures for Congressional Review
§ 3131 Congressional statement of purpose
§ 3132 Committee review
§ 3133 Exercise of rulemaking powers
Subchapter III - General Provisions
§ 3151 Nondiscrimination
§ 3152 Labor standards
Subchapter I - Structural Economic Policies and Programs Including Treatment of Resource Restraints
§ 3111 Congressional statement of purpose
§ 3112 Countercyclical employment policies
§ 3113 Economic activity coordination
§ 3114 Regional and structural employment policies and programs
§ 3115 Youth employment policies and programs
§ 3116 Job training, counseling and reservoirs of employment projects
§ 3117 Capital formation
Subchapter II - Policies and Procedures for Congressional Review
§ 3131 Congressional statement of purpose
§ 3132 Committee review
§ 3133 Exercise of rulemaking powers
Subchapter III - General Provisions
§ 3151 Nondiscrimination
§ 3152 Labor standards
Chapter 59 - Retail Policies for Natural Gas Utilities
§ 3201 Purposes; coverage
§ 3202 Definitions
§ 3203 Adoption of certain standards
§ 3204 Special rules for standards
§ 3205 Federal participation
§ 3206 Gas utility rate design proposals
§ 3207 Judicial review and enforcement
§ 3208 Relationship to other applicable law
§ 3209 Reports respecting standards
§ 3210 Prior and pending proceedings
§ 3211 Relationship to other authority
Chapter 60 - Natural Gas Policy
§ 3301 Definitions
Subchapter I - Wellhead Pricing
Subchapter II - Incremental Pricing
Subchapter III - Additional Authorities and Requirements
Part A - Emergency Authority
§ 3361 Declaration of emergency
§ 3362 Emergency purchase authority
§ 3363 Emergency allocation authority
§ 3364 Miscellaneous provisions
Part B - Other Authorities and Requirements
§ 3371 Authorization of certain sales and transportation
§ 3372 Assignment of contractual rights to receive surplus natural gas
§ 3373 Effect of certain natural gas prices on indefinite price escalator clauses
§ 3374 Clauses prohibiting certain sales, transportation, and commingling
§ 3375 Filing of contracts and agreements
Subchapter IV - Natural Gas Curtailment Policies
§ 3391 Natural gas for essential agricultural uses
§ 3391a "Essential agricultural use" defined
§ 3392 Natural gas for essential industrial process and feedstock uses
§ 3393 Establishment and implementation of priorities
§ 3394 Limitation on revoking or amending certain pre-1969 certificates of public convenience and necessity
Subchapter V - Administration, Enforcement, and Review
§ 3411 General rulemaking authority
§ 3412 Administrative procedure
§ 3413 Repealed.]
§ 3414 Enforcement
§ 3415 Intervention
§ 3416 Judicial review
§ 3417 Repealed.]
§ 3418 Applicability of other Federal statutory provisions relating to information-gathering
Subchapter VI - Coordination With Natural Gas Act; Miscellaneous Provisions
§ 3431 Coordination with the Natural Gas Act
§ 3432 Effect on State laws
Subchapter I - Wellhead Pricing
Subchapter II - Incremental Pricing
Subchapter III - Additional Authorities and Requirements
Part A - Emergency Authority
§ 3361 Declaration of emergency
§ 3362 Emergency purchase authority
§ 3363 Emergency allocation authority
§ 3364 Miscellaneous provisions
Part B - Other Authorities and Requirements
§ 3371 Authorization of certain sales and transportation
§ 3372 Assignment of contractual rights to receive surplus natural gas
§ 3373 Effect of certain natural gas prices on indefinite price escalator clauses
§ 3374 Clauses prohibiting certain sales, transportation, and commingling
§ 3375 Filing of contracts and agreements
Subchapter IV - Natural Gas Curtailment Policies
§ 3391 Natural gas for essential agricultural uses
§ 3391a "Essential agricultural use" defined
§ 3392 Natural gas for essential industrial process and feedstock uses
§ 3393 Establishment and implementation of priorities
§ 3394 Limitation on revoking or amending certain pre-1969 certificates of public convenience and necessity
Subchapter V - Administration, Enforcement, and Review
§ 3411 General rulemaking authority
§ 3412 Administrative procedure
§ 3413 Repealed.]
§ 3414 Enforcement
§ 3415 Intervention
§ 3416 Judicial review
§ 3417 Repealed.]
§ 3418 Applicability of other Federal statutory provisions relating to information-gathering
Subchapter VI - Coordination With Natural Gas Act; Miscellaneous Provisions
§ 3431 Coordination with the Natural Gas Act
§ 3432 Effect on State laws
Subchapter I - Wellhead Pricing
Subchapter II - Incremental Pricing
Subchapter III - Additional Authorities and Requirements
Part A - Emergency Authority
§ 3361 Declaration of emergency
§ 3362 Emergency purchase authority
§ 3363 Emergency allocation authority
§ 3364 Miscellaneous provisions
Part B - Other Authorities and Requirements
§ 3371 Authorization of certain sales and transportation
§ 3372 Assignment of contractual rights to receive surplus natural gas
§ 3373 Effect of certain natural gas prices on indefinite price escalator clauses
§ 3374 Clauses prohibiting certain sales, transportation, and commingling
§ 3375 Filing of contracts and agreements
Subchapter IV - Natural Gas Curtailment Policies
§ 3391 Natural gas for essential agricultural uses
§ 3391a "Essential agricultural use" defined
§ 3392 Natural gas for essential industrial process and feedstock uses
§ 3393 Establishment and implementation of priorities
§ 3394 Limitation on revoking or amending certain pre-1969 certificates of public convenience and necessity
Subchapter V - Administration, Enforcement, and Review
§ 3411 General rulemaking authority
§ 3412 Administrative procedure
§ 3413 Repealed.]
§ 3414 Enforcement
§ 3415 Intervention
§ 3416 Judicial review
§ 3417 Repealed.]
§ 3418 Applicability of other Federal statutory provisions relating to information-gathering
Subchapter VI - Coordination With Natural Gas Act; Miscellaneous Provisions
§ 3431 Coordination with the Natural Gas Act
§ 3432 Effect on State laws
Subchapter I - Wellhead Pricing
Subchapter II - Incremental Pricing
Subchapter III - Additional Authorities and Requirements
Part A - Emergency Authority
§ 3361 Declaration of emergency
§ 3362 Emergency purchase authority
§ 3363 Emergency allocation authority
§ 3364 Miscellaneous provisions
Part B - Other Authorities and Requirements
§ 3371 Authorization of certain sales and transportation
§ 3372 Assignment of contractual rights to receive surplus natural gas
§ 3373 Effect of certain natural gas prices on indefinite price escalator clauses
§ 3374 Clauses prohibiting certain sales, transportation, and commingling
§ 3375 Filing of contracts and agreements
Subchapter IV - Natural Gas Curtailment Policies
§ 3391 Natural gas for essential agricultural uses
§ 3391a "Essential agricultural use" defined
§ 3392 Natural gas for essential industrial process and feedstock uses
§ 3393 Establishment and implementation of priorities
§ 3394 Limitation on revoking or amending certain pre-1969 certificates of public convenience and necessity
Subchapter V - Administration, Enforcement, and Review
§ 3411 General rulemaking authority
§ 3412 Administrative procedure
§ 3413 Repealed.]
§ 3414 Enforcement
§ 3415 Intervention
§ 3416 Judicial review
§ 3417 Repealed.]
§ 3418 Applicability of other Federal statutory provisions relating to information-gathering
Subchapter VI - Coordination With Natural Gas Act; Miscellaneous Provisions
§ 3431 Coordination with the Natural Gas Act
§ 3432 Effect on State laws
Subchapter I - Wellhead Pricing
Subchapter II - Incremental Pricing
Subchapter III - Additional Authorities and Requirements
Part A - Emergency Authority
§ 3361 Declaration of emergency
§ 3362 Emergency purchase authority
§ 3363 Emergency allocation authority
§ 3364 Miscellaneous provisions
Part B - Other Authorities and Requirements
§ 3371 Authorization of certain sales and transportation
§ 3372 Assignment of contractual rights to receive surplus natural gas
§ 3373 Effect of certain natural gas prices on indefinite price escalator clauses
§ 3374 Clauses prohibiting certain sales, transportation, and commingling
§ 3375 Filing of contracts and agreements
Subchapter IV - Natural Gas Curtailment Policies
§ 3391 Natural gas for essential agricultural uses
§ 3391a "Essential agricultural use" defined
§ 3392 Natural gas for essential industrial process and feedstock uses
§ 3393 Establishment and implementation of priorities
§ 3394 Limitation on revoking or amending certain pre-1969 certificates of public convenience and necessity
Subchapter V - Administration, Enforcement, and Review
§ 3411 General rulemaking authority
§ 3412 Administrative procedure
§ 3413 Repealed.]
§ 3414 Enforcement
§ 3415 Intervention
§ 3416 Judicial review
§ 3417 Repealed.]
§ 3418 Applicability of other Federal statutory provisions relating to information-gathering
Subchapter VI - Coordination With Natural Gas Act; Miscellaneous Provisions
§ 3431 Coordination with the Natural Gas Act
§ 3432 Effect on State laws
Subchapter I - Wellhead Pricing
Subchapter II - Incremental Pricing
Subchapter III - Additional Authorities and Requirements
Part A - Emergency Authority
§ 3361 Declaration of emergency
§ 3362 Emergency purchase authority
§ 3363 Emergency allocation authority
§ 3364 Miscellaneous provisions
Part B - Other Authorities and Requirements
§ 3371 Authorization of certain sales and transportation
§ 3372 Assignment of contractual rights to receive surplus natural gas
§ 3373 Effect of certain natural gas prices on indefinite price escalator clauses
§ 3374 Clauses prohibiting certain sales, transportation, and commingling
§ 3375 Filing of contracts and agreements
Subchapter IV - Natural Gas Curtailment Policies
§ 3391 Natural gas for essential agricultural uses
§ 3391a "Essential agricultural use" defined
§ 3392 Natural gas for essential industrial process and feedstock uses
§ 3393 Establishment and implementation of priorities
§ 3394 Limitation on revoking or amending certain pre-1969 certificates of public convenience and necessity
Subchapter V - Administration, Enforcement, and Review
§ 3411 General rulemaking authority
§ 3412 Administrative procedure
§ 3413 Repealed.]
§ 3414 Enforcement
§ 3415 Intervention
§ 3416 Judicial review
§ 3417 Repealed.]
§ 3418 Applicability of other Federal statutory provisions relating to information-gathering
Subchapter VI - Coordination With Natural Gas Act; Miscellaneous Provisions
§ 3431 Coordination with the Natural Gas Act
§ 3432 Effect on State laws
Chapter 61 - Soft Drink Interbrand Competition
§ 3501 Exclusive territorial licenses to manufacture, distribute, and sell trademarked soft drink products; ultimate resale to consumers; substantial and effective competition
§ 3502 Price fixing agreements, horizontal restraints of trade, or group boycotts
§ 3503 "Antitrust law" defined
Chapter 62 - Condominium and Cooperative Conversion Protection and Abuse Relief
§ 3601 Congressional findings and purpose
§ 3602 Conversion lending
§ 3603 Definitions
§ 3604 Exemptions
§ 3605 Notice of conversion and opportunity to purchase; responsibility of State and local governments
§ 3606 Federal Housing Administration mortgage or loan insurance; expedition of application process and decision
§ 3607 Termination of self-dealing contracts
§ 3608 Judicial determinations respecting unconscionable leases
§ 3609 Void lease or contract provisions
§ 3610 Relationship of statutory provisions to State and local laws
§ 3611 Additional remedies
§ 3612 Concurrent State and Federal jurisdiction; venue; removal of cases
§ 3613 Limitation of actions
§ 3614 Waiver of rights as void
§ 3615 Nonexclusion of other statutory rights and remedies
§ 3616 Separability
Chapter 63 - Technology Innovation
§ 3701 Findings
§ 3702 Purpose
§ 3703 Definitions
§ 3704 Experimental program to stimulate competitive technology
§ 3704a Clearinghouse for State and Local Initiatives on Productivity, Technology, and Innovation
§ 3704b National Technical Information Service
§ 3704b-1 Recovery of operating costs through fee collections
§ 3704b-2 Transfer of Federal scientific and technical information
§ 3705 Cooperative Research Centers
§ 3706 Grants and cooperative agreements
§ 3707 National Science Foundation Cooperative Research Centers
§ 3708 Administrative arrangements
§ 3709 Repealed.]
§ 3710 Utilization of Federal technology
§ 3710a Cooperative research and development agreements
§ 3710b Rewards for scientific, engineering, and technical personnel of Federal agencies
§ 3710c Distribution of royalties received by Federal agencies
§ 3710d Employee activities
§ 3711 National Technology and Innovation Medal
§ 3711a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award
§ 3711b Conference on advanced automotive technologies
§ 3711c Advanced motor vehicle research award
§ 3712 Personnel exchanges
§ 3713 Authorization of appropriations
§ 3714 Spending authority
§ 3715 Use of partnership intermediaries
§ 3716 Critical industries
§ 3717 National Quality Council
§ 3718 President’s Council on Innovation and Competitiveness
Chapter 64 - Methane Transportation Research, Development, and Demonstration
§ 3801 Congressional statement of findings and declaration of policy
§ 3802 Definitions
§ 3803 Duties of Secretary of Energy
§ 3804 Coordination with other Federal departments and agencies
§ 3805 Research and development activities
§ 3806 Demonstrations
§ 3807 Use of methane-fueled vehicles by Federal agencies and departments
§ 3808 Repealed.]
§ 3809 Authorization of appropriations; required funding
§ 3810 Relationship to other laws
Chapter 65 - Liability Risk Retention
§ 3901 Definitions
§ 3902 Risk retention groups
§ 3903 Purchasing groups
§ 3904 Securities laws
§ 3905 Clarification concerning permissible State authority
§ 3906 Injunctive orders issued by United States district courts
Chapter 66 - Promotion of Export Trade
Subchapter I - Export Trading Companies and Trade Associations
§ 4001 Congressional findings and declaration of purpose
§ 4002 Definitions
§ 4003 Office of Export Trade in Department of Commerce
Subchapter II - Export Trade Certificates of Review
§ 4011 Export trade promotion duties of Secretary of Commerce
§ 4012 Application for issuance of certificate of review
§ 4013 Issuance of certificate
§ 4014 Reporting requirement; amendment of certificate; revocation
§ 4015 Judicial review; admissibility
§ 4016 Protection conferred by certificate of review
§ 4017 Guidelines
§ 4018 Annual reports
§ 4019 Disclosure of information
§ 4020 Rules and regulations
§ 4021 Definitions
Subchapter III - Export Promotion Programs
§ 4051 Requirement of prior authorization
§ 4052 Authorization of appropriations
§ 4053 Barter arrangements
Chapter 67 - Arctic Research and Policy
§ 4101 Congressional findings and declaration of purposes
§ 4102 Arctic Research Commission
§ 4103 Duties of Commission; publication of guidelines; report to Congress
§ 4104 Cooperation with Commission
§ 4105 Administration
§ 4106 Implementation of Arctic research policy
§ 4107 Duties of Interagency Committee; report to Congress
§ 4108 Arctic research plan
§ 4109 Coordination and review of budget requests; Office of Science and Technology Policy; Office of Management and Budget
§ 4110 Authorization of appropriations; new spending authority
§ 4111 "Arctic" defined
Chapter 68 - Land Remote-sensing Commercialization
Subchapter I - Declaration of Findings, Purposes, and Policies
Subchapter II - Operation and Data Marketing of Landsat System
Subchapter III - Provision of Data Continuity After the Landsat System
Subchapter IV - Licensing of Private Remote-sensing Space Systems
Subchapter V - Research and Development
Subchapter VI - General Provisions
Subchapter VII - Prohibition of Commercialization of Weather Satellites
Chapter 69 - Cooperative Research
§ 4301 Definitions
§ 4302 Rule of reason standard
§ 4303 Limitation on recovery
§ 4304 Award of costs, including attorney’s fees, to substantially prevailing party; offset
§ 4305 Disclosure of joint venture
§ 4306 Application of section 4303 protections to production of products, processes, and services
Chapter 70 - Comprehensive Smokeless Tobacco Health Education
§ 4401 Public education
§ 4402 Smokeless tobacco warning
§ 4403 Ingredient reporting
§ 4404 Enforcement, regulations, and construction
§ 4405 Injunctions
§ 4406 Preemption
§ 4407 Omitted
§ 4408 Definitions
Chapter 71 - Petroleum Overcharge Distribution and Restitution
§ 4501 Restitutionary amounts covered
§ 4502 Identification and disbursement of restitutionary amounts
§ 4503 Deposit of remainder of excess amount into Treasury as indirect restitution
§ 4504 Statute of limitation
§ 4505 Reports
§ 4506 Termination
§ 4507 Definitions
Chapter 72 - Semiconductor Research
Subchapter I - Cooperative Research Program
§ 4601 Findings, purposes, and definitions
§ 4602 Grants to Sematech
§ 4603 Semiconductor Technology Council
§ 4603a Study and report by Semiconductor Technology Council
§ 4604 Repealed.]
§ 4605 Export of semiconductor manufacturing
§ 4606 Protection of information
Subchapter II - Department of Energy Semiconductor Technology Research Excellence Initiative
§ 4621 Findings
§ 4622 Establishment of semiconductor manufacturing technology research initiative
§ 4623 Participation of national laboratories of Department of Energy
§ 4624 Personnel exchanges
§ 4625 Other Department of Energy resources
§ 4626 Budgeting for semiconductor manufacturing technology research
§ 4627 Cost-sharing agreements
§ 4628 Department of Energy oversight of cooperative agreements relating to Initiative
§ 4629 Avoidance of duplication
§ 4630 Authorization of appropriations
§ 4631 Technology transfer
§ 4632 Semiconductor research and development
Chapter 73 - Export Enhancement
Subchapter I - Fair Trade in Auto Parts
Subchapter I-A - Fair Trade in Automotive Parts
Subchapter II - General Provisions
§ 4711 Repealed.]
§ 4712 Barter and countertrade
Subchapter III - Export Promotion
§ 4721 United States and Foreign Commercial Service
§ 4722 Transferred
§ 4723 Market Development Cooperator Program
§ 4723a United States Commercial Centers
§ 4724 Trade shows
§ 4725 United States and Foreign Commercial Service Pacific Rim initiative
§ 4726 Indian tribes export promotion
§ 4727 Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee
§ 4727a Implementation of primary objectives of TPCC
§ 4728 Environmental trade promotion
§ 4729 Report on export policy
Chapter 74 - Competitiveness Policy Council
§ 4801 Findings and purpose
§ 4802 Council established
§ 4803 Duties of Council
§ 4804 Membership
§ 4805 Executive Director and staff
§ 4806 Powers of Council
§ 4807 Annual report
§ 4808 Authorization of appropriations
§ 4809 Definitions
Chapter 75 - National Trade Data Bank
§ 4901 Definitions
§ 4902 Interagency Trade Data Advisory Committee
§ 4903 Functions of Committee
§ 4904 Consultation with private sector and government officials
§ 4905 Cooperation among executive agencies
§ 4906 Establishment of Data Bank
§ 4907 Operation of Data Bank
§ 4908 Information on service sector
§ 4909 Exclusion of information
§ 4910 Nonduplication
§ 4911 Collection of data
§ 4912 Fees and access
§ 4913 Omitted
Chapter 77 - Steel and Aluminum Energy Conservation and Technology Competitiveness
§ 5101 Findings and purposes
§ 5102 Definitions
§ 5103 Establishment of scientific research and development program to develop competitive manufacturing technologies and increase energy efficiency in steel and aluminum industries
§ 5104 Protection of proprietary rights
§ 5105 Coordination
§ 5106 Repealed.]
§ 5107 Reports
§ 5108 Authorization of appropriations
§ 5109 Relation of existing program
§ 5110 Drug-free workplace
Chapter 78 - Superconductivity and Competitiveness
§ 5201 Findings and purposes
§ 5202 National Action Plan on Advanced Superconductivity Research and Development
§ 5203 Department of Energy
§ 5204 National Institute of Standards and Technology
§ 5205 National Science Foundation
§ 5206 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
§ 5207 Department of Defense
§ 5208 International cooperation
§ 5209 Technology transfer
Chapter 79 - Metal Casting Competitiveness Research Program
§ 5301 Findings
§ 5302 Definitions
§ 5303 Establishment of program
§ 5304 Operation of program
§ 5305 Review
§ 5306 Industrial Advisory Board
§ 5307 Authorization of appropriations
§ 5308 Protection of proprietary rights
§ 5309 Omitted
Chapter 80 - Fasteners
§ 5401 Findings
§ 5402 Definitions
§ 5403 Sale of fasteners
§ 5407 Manufacturers’ insignias
§ 5408 Remedies and penalties
§ 5409 Recordkeeping requirements
§ 5410 Relationship to State laws
§ 5411 Construction
§ 5411a Certification and accreditation
§ 5411b Applicability
§ 5412 Repealed.]
§ 5413 Repealed.]
§ 5414 Repealed.]
Chapter 81 - High-performance Computing
§ 5501 Findings
§ 5502 Purposes
§ 5503 Definitions
Subchapter I - High-performance Computing Research and Development
§ 5511 National High-Performance Computing Program
§ 5512 National Research and Education Network
§ 5513 Next Generation Internet
Subchapter II - Agency Activities
§ 5521 National Science Foundation activities
§ 5522 National Aeronautics and Space Administration activities
§ 5523 Department of Energy activities
§ 5524 Department of Commerce activities
§ 5525 Environmental Protection Agency activities
§ 5526 Role of Department of Education
§ 5527 Miscellaneous provisions
§ 5528 Fostering United States competitiveness in high-performance computing and related activities
Subchapter III - Department of Energy High-end Computing Revitalization
§ 5541 Definitions
§ 5542 Department of Energy high-end computing research and development program
§ 5543 Authorization of appropriations
Subchapter I - High-performance Computing Research and Development
§ 5511 National High-Performance Computing Program
§ 5512 National Research and Education Network
§ 5513 Next Generation Internet
Subchapter II - Agency Activities
§ 5521 National Science Foundation activities
§ 5522 National Aeronautics and Space Administration activities
§ 5523 Department of Energy activities
§ 5524 Department of Commerce activities
§ 5525 Environmental Protection Agency activities
§ 5526 Role of Department of Education
§ 5527 Miscellaneous provisions
§ 5528 Fostering United States competitiveness in high-performance computing and related activities
Subchapter III - Department of Energy High-end Computing Revitalization
§ 5541 Definitions
§ 5542 Department of Energy high-end computing research and development program
§ 5543 Authorization of appropriations
Subchapter I - High-performance Computing Research and Development
§ 5511 National High-Performance Computing Program
§ 5512 National Research and Education Network
§ 5513 Next Generation Internet
Subchapter II - Agency Activities
§ 5521 National Science Foundation activities
§ 5522 National Aeronautics and Space Administration activities
§ 5523 Department of Energy activities
§ 5524 Department of Commerce activities
§ 5525 Environmental Protection Agency activities
§ 5526 Role of Department of Education
§ 5527 Miscellaneous provisions
§ 5528 Fostering United States competitiveness in high-performance computing and related activities
Subchapter III - Department of Energy High-end Computing Revitalization
§ 5541 Definitions
§ 5542 Department of Energy high-end computing research and development program
§ 5543 Authorization of appropriations
Chapter 82 - Land Remote Sensing Policy
§ 5601 Findings
§ 5602 Definitions
Subchapter I - Landsat
§ 5611 Landsat Program Management
§ 5612 Procurement of Landsat 7
§ 5613 Data policy for Landsat 4 through 6
§ 5614 Transfer of Landsat 6 program responsibilities
§ 5615 Data policy for Landsat 7
Subchapter II - Licensing of Private Remote Sensing Space Systems
§ 5621 General licensing authority
§ 5622 Conditions for operation
§ 5623 Administrative authority of Secretary
§ 5624 Regulatory authority of Secretary
§ 5625 Agency activities
Subchapter III - Research, Development, and Demonstration
§ 5631 Continued Federal research and development
§ 5632 Availability of federally gathered unenhanced data
§ 5633 Technology demonstration program
Subchapter IV - Assessing Options for Successor Land Remote Sensing System
§ 5641 Assessing options for successor land remote sensing system
Subchapter V - General Provisions
§ 5651 Nondiscriminatory data availability
§ 5652 Archiving of data
§ 5653 Nonreproduction
§ 5654 Reimbursement for assistance
§ 5655 Acquisition of equipment
§ 5656 Radio frequency allocation
§ 5657 Consultation
§ 5658 Enforcement
Subchapter VI - Prohibition of Commercialization of Weather Satellites
§ 5671 Prohibition
§ 5672 Future considerations
Subchapter I - Landsat
§ 5611 Landsat Program Management
§ 5612 Procurement of Landsat 7
§ 5613 Data policy for Landsat 4 through 6
§ 5614 Transfer of Landsat 6 program responsibilities
§ 5615 Data policy for Landsat 7
Subchapter II - Licensing of Private Remote Sensing Space Systems
§ 5621 General licensing authority
§ 5622 Conditions for operation
§ 5623 Administrative authority of Secretary
§ 5624 Regulatory authority of Secretary
§ 5625 Agency activities
Subchapter III - Research, Development, and Demonstration
§ 5631 Continued Federal research and development
§ 5632 Availability of federally gathered unenhanced data
§ 5633 Technology demonstration program
Subchapter IV - Assessing Options for Successor Land Remote Sensing System
§ 5641 Assessing options for successor land remote sensing system
Subchapter V - General Provisions
§ 5651 Nondiscriminatory data availability
§ 5652 Archiving of data
§ 5653 Nonreproduction
§ 5654 Reimbursement for assistance
§ 5655 Acquisition of equipment
§ 5656 Radio frequency allocation
§ 5657 Consultation
§ 5658 Enforcement
Subchapter VI - Prohibition of Commercialization of Weather Satellites
§ 5671 Prohibition
§ 5672 Future considerations
Subchapter I - Landsat
§ 5611 Landsat Program Management
§ 5612 Procurement of Landsat 7
§ 5613 Data policy for Landsat 4 through 6
§ 5614 Transfer of Landsat 6 program responsibilities
§ 5615 Data policy for Landsat 7
Subchapter II - Licensing of Private Remote Sensing Space Systems
§ 5621 General licensing authority
§ 5622 Conditions for operation
§ 5623 Administrative authority of Secretary
§ 5624 Regulatory authority of Secretary
§ 5625 Agency activities
Subchapter III - Research, Development, and Demonstration
§ 5631 Continued Federal research and development
§ 5632 Availability of federally gathered unenhanced data
§ 5633 Technology demonstration program
Subchapter IV - Assessing Options for Successor Land Remote Sensing System
§ 5641 Assessing options for successor land remote sensing system
Subchapter V - General Provisions
§ 5651 Nondiscriminatory data availability
§ 5652 Archiving of data
§ 5653 Nonreproduction
§ 5654 Reimbursement for assistance
§ 5655 Acquisition of equipment
§ 5656 Radio frequency allocation
§ 5657 Consultation
§ 5658 Enforcement
Subchapter VI - Prohibition of Commercialization of Weather Satellites
§ 5671 Prohibition
§ 5672 Future considerations
Subchapter I - Landsat
§ 5611 Landsat Program Management
§ 5612 Procurement of Landsat 7
§ 5613 Data policy for Landsat 4 through 6
§ 5614 Transfer of Landsat 6 program responsibilities
§ 5615 Data policy for Landsat 7
Subchapter II - Licensing of Private Remote Sensing Space Systems
§ 5621 General licensing authority
§ 5622 Conditions for operation
§ 5623 Administrative authority of Secretary
§ 5624 Regulatory authority of Secretary
§ 5625 Agency activities
Subchapter III - Research, Development, and Demonstration
§ 5631 Continued Federal research and development
§ 5632 Availability of federally gathered unenhanced data
§ 5633 Technology demonstration program
Subchapter IV - Assessing Options for Successor Land Remote Sensing System
§ 5641 Assessing options for successor land remote sensing system
Subchapter V - General Provisions
§ 5651 Nondiscriminatory data availability
§ 5652 Archiving of data
§ 5653 Nonreproduction
§ 5654 Reimbursement for assistance
§ 5655 Acquisition of equipment
§ 5656 Radio frequency allocation
§ 5657 Consultation
§ 5658 Enforcement
Subchapter VI - Prohibition of Commercialization of Weather Satellites
§ 5671 Prohibition
§ 5672 Future considerations
Subchapter I - Landsat
§ 5611 Landsat Program Management
§ 5612 Procurement of Landsat 7
§ 5613 Data policy for Landsat 4 through 6
§ 5614 Transfer of Landsat 6 program responsibilities
§ 5615 Data policy for Landsat 7
Subchapter II - Licensing of Private Remote Sensing Space Systems
§ 5621 General licensing authority
§ 5622 Conditions for operation
§ 5623 Administrative authority of Secretary
§ 5624 Regulatory authority of Secretary
§ 5625 Agency activities
Subchapter III - Research, Development, and Demonstration
§ 5631 Continued Federal research and development
§ 5632 Availability of federally gathered unenhanced data
§ 5633 Technology demonstration program
Subchapter IV - Assessing Options for Successor Land Remote Sensing System
§ 5641 Assessing options for successor land remote sensing system
Subchapter V - General Provisions
§ 5651 Nondiscriminatory data availability
§ 5652 Archiving of data
§ 5653 Nonreproduction
§ 5654 Reimbursement for assistance
§ 5655 Acquisition of equipment
§ 5656 Radio frequency allocation
§ 5657 Consultation
§ 5658 Enforcement
Subchapter VI - Prohibition of Commercialization of Weather Satellites
§ 5671 Prohibition
§ 5672 Future considerations
Subchapter I - Landsat
§ 5611 Landsat Program Management
§ 5612 Procurement of Landsat 7
§ 5613 Data policy for Landsat 4 through 6
§ 5614 Transfer of Landsat 6 program responsibilities
§ 5615 Data policy for Landsat 7
Subchapter II - Licensing of Private Remote Sensing Space Systems
§ 5621 General licensing authority
§ 5622 Conditions for operation
§ 5623 Administrative authority of Secretary
§ 5624 Regulatory authority of Secretary
§ 5625 Agency activities
Subchapter III - Research, Development, and Demonstration
§ 5631 Continued Federal research and development
§ 5632 Availability of federally gathered unenhanced data
§ 5633 Technology demonstration program
Subchapter IV - Assessing Options for Successor Land Remote Sensing System
§ 5641 Assessing options for successor land remote sensing system
Subchapter V - General Provisions
§ 5651 Nondiscriminatory data availability
§ 5652 Archiving of data
§ 5653 Nonreproduction
§ 5654 Reimbursement for assistance
§ 5655 Acquisition of equipment
§ 5656 Radio frequency allocation
§ 5657 Consultation
§ 5658 Enforcement
Subchapter VI - Prohibition of Commercialization of Weather Satellites
§ 5671 Prohibition
§ 5672 Future considerations
Chapter 83 - Telephone Disclosure and Dispute Resolution
§ 5701 Short title; findings
Subchapter I - Regulation of Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices in Connection With Pay-per-call Services
§ 5711 Federal Trade Commission regulations
§ 5712 Actions by States
§ 5713 Administration and applicability of subchapter
§ 5714 Definitions
Subchapter II - Billing and Collection
§ 5721 Regulations
§ 5722 Relation to State laws
§ 5723 Enforcement
§ 5724 Definitions
Subchapter I - Regulation of Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices in Connection With Pay-per-call Services
§ 5711 Federal Trade Commission regulations
§ 5712 Actions by States
§ 5713 Administration and applicability of subchapter
§ 5714 Definitions
Subchapter II - Billing and Collection
§ 5721 Regulations
§ 5722 Relation to State laws
§ 5723 Enforcement
§ 5724 Definitions
Chapter 84 - Commercial Space Competitiveness
§ 5801 Findings
§ 5802 Definitions
§ 5803 Launch voucher demonstration program
§ 5804 Repealed.]
§ 5805 Identification of launch support facilities
§ 5806 Anchor tenancy and termination liability
§ 5807 Use of Government facilities
§ 5808 Commercial Space Achievement Award
Chapter 85 - Armored Car Industry Reciprocity
§ 5901 Findings
§ 5902 State reciprocity of weapons licenses issued to armored car company crew members
§ 5903 Relation to other laws
§ 5904 Definitions
Chapter 86 - Childrens Bicycle Helmet Safety
§ 6001 Establishment of program
§ 6002 Purposes for grants
§ 6003 Report to Congress
§ 6004 Standards
§ 6005 Authorization of appropriations
§ 6006 "Approved bicycle helmet" defined
Chapter 87 - Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention
§ 6101 Findings
§ 6102 Telemarketing rules
§ 6103 Actions by States
§ 6104 Actions by private persons
§ 6105 Administration and applicability of chapter
§ 6106 Definitions
§ 6107 Enforcement of orders
§ 6108 Review
Chapter 87A - National Do-not-call Registry
§ 6151 National Do-Not-Call Registry
§ 6152 Telemarketing Sales Rule; do-not-call registry fees
§ 6153 Federal Communications Commission do-not-call regulations
§ 6154 Reporting requirements
§ 6155 Prohibition of expiration date
Chapter 88 - International Antitrust Enforcement Assistance
§ 6201 Disclosure to foreign antitrust authority of antitrust evidence
§ 6202 Investigations to assist foreign antitrust authority in obtaining antitrust evidence
§ 6203 Jurisdiction of district courts of United States
§ 6204 Limitations on authority
§ 6205 Exception to certain disclosure restrictions
§ 6206 Publication requirements applicable to antitrust mutual assistance agreements
§ 6207 Conditions on use of antitrust mutual assistance agreements
§ 6208 Limitations on judicial review
§ 6209 Preservation of existing authority
§ 6210 Report to Congress
§ 6211 Definitions
§ 6212 Authority to receive reimbursement
Chapter 89 - Professional Boxing Safety
§ 6301 Definitions
§ 6302 Purposes
§ 6303 Boxing matches in States without boxing commissions
§ 6304 Safety standards
§ 6305 Registration
§ 6306 Review
§ 6307 Reporting
§ 6307a Contract requirements
§ 6307b Protection from coercive contracts
§ 6307c Sanctioning organizations
§ 6307d Required disclosures to State boxing commissions by sanctioning organizations
§ 6307e Required disclosures for promoters
§ 6307f Required disclosures for judges and referees
§ 6307g Confidentiality
§ 6307h Judges and referees
§ 6308 Conflicts of interest
§ 6309 Enforcement
§ 6310 Notification of supervising boxing commission
§ 6311 Studies
§ 6312 Professional boxing matches conducted on Indian reservations
§ 6313 Relationship with State law
Chapter 90 - Propane Education and Research
§ 6401 Findings
§ 6402 Definitions
§ 6403 Referenda
§ 6404 Propane Education and Research Council
§ 6405 Assessments
§ 6406 Compliance
§ 6407 Lobbying restrictions
§ 6408 Market survey and consumer protection
§ 6409 Pricing
§ 6410 Relation to other programs
§ 6411 Reports
Chapter 91 - Childrens Online Privacy Protection
§ 6501 Definitions
§ 6502 Regulation of unfair and deceptive acts and practices in connection with collection and use of personal information from and about children on the Internet
§ 6503 Safe harbors
§ 6504 Actions by States
§ 6505 Administration and applicability
§ 6506 Review
Chapter 91A - Promoting a Safe Internet for Children
§ 6551 Internet safety
§ 6552 Public awareness campaign
§ 6553 Annual reports
§ 6554 Online Safety and Technology working group
§ 6555 Definitions
Chapter 92 - Year 2000 Computer Date Change
§ 6601 Findings and purposes
§ 6602 Definitions
§ 6603 Application of chapter
§ 6604 Punitive damages limitations
§ 6605 Proportionate liability
§ 6606 Prelitigation notice
§ 6607 Pleading requirements
§ 6608 Duty to mitigate
§ 6609 Application of existing impossibility or commercial impracticability doctrines
§ 6610 Damages limitation by contract
§ 6611 Damages in tort claims
§ 6612 State of mind; bystander liability; control
§ 6613 Appointment of special masters or magistrate judges for Y2K actions
§ 6614 Y2K actions as class actions
§ 6615 Applicability of State law
§ 6616 Admissible evidence ultimate issue in State courts
§ 6617 Suspension of penalties for certain year 2000 failures by small business concerns
Chapter 93 - Insurance
§ 6701 Operation of State law
Subchapter I - State Regulation of Insurance
§ 6711 Functional regulation of insurance
§ 6712 Insurance underwriting in national banks
§ 6713 Title insurance activities of national banks and their affiliates
§ 6714 Expedited and equalized dispute resolution for Federal regulators
§ 6715 Certain State affiliation laws preempted for insurance companies and affiliates
§ 6716 Interagency consultation
§ 6717 Definition of State
Subchapter II - Redomestication of Mutual Insurers
§ 6731 General application
§ 6732 Redomestication of mutual insurers
§ 6733 Effect on State laws restricting redomestication
§ 6734 Other provisions
§ 6735 Definitions
Subchapter III - National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers
§ 6751 State flexibility in multistate licensing reforms
§ 6752 National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers
§ 6753 Purpose
§ 6754 Relationship to the Federal Government
§ 6755 Membership
§ 6756 Board of directors
§ 6757 Officers
§ 6758 Bylaws, rules, and disciplinary action
§ 6759 Assessments
§ 6760 Functions of the NAIC
§ 6761 Liability of the Association and the directors, officers, and employees of the Association
§ 6762 Elimination of NAIC oversight
§ 6763 Relationship to State law
§ 6764 Coordination with other regulators
§ 6765 Judicial review
§ 6766 Definitions
Subchapter IV - Rental Car Agency Insurance Activities
§ 6781 Standard of regulation for motor vehicle rentals
Subchapter I - State Regulation of Insurance
§ 6711 Functional regulation of insurance
§ 6712 Insurance underwriting in national banks
§ 6713 Title insurance activities of national banks and their affiliates
§ 6714 Expedited and equalized dispute resolution for Federal regulators
§ 6715 Certain State affiliation laws preempted for insurance companies and affiliates
§ 6716 Interagency consultation
§ 6717 Definition of State
Subchapter II - Redomestication of Mutual Insurers
§ 6731 General application
§ 6732 Redomestication of mutual insurers
§ 6733 Effect on State laws restricting redomestication
§ 6734 Other provisions
§ 6735 Definitions
Subchapter III - National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers
§ 6751 State flexibility in multistate licensing reforms
§ 6752 National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers
§ 6753 Purpose
§ 6754 Relationship to the Federal Government
§ 6755 Membership
§ 6756 Board of directors
§ 6757 Officers
§ 6758 Bylaws, rules, and disciplinary action
§ 6759 Assessments
§ 6760 Functions of the NAIC
§ 6761 Liability of the Association and the directors, officers, and employees of the Association
§ 6762 Elimination of NAIC oversight
§ 6763 Relationship to State law
§ 6764 Coordination with other regulators
§ 6765 Judicial review
§ 6766 Definitions
Subchapter IV - Rental Car Agency Insurance Activities
§ 6781 Standard of regulation for motor vehicle rentals
Subchapter I - State Regulation of Insurance
§ 6711 Functional regulation of insurance
§ 6712 Insurance underwriting in national banks
§ 6713 Title insurance activities of national banks and their affiliates
§ 6714 Expedited and equalized dispute resolution for Federal regulators
§ 6715 Certain State affiliation laws preempted for insurance companies and affiliates
§ 6716 Interagency consultation
§ 6717 Definition of State
Subchapter II - Redomestication of Mutual Insurers
§ 6731 General application
§ 6732 Redomestication of mutual insurers
§ 6733 Effect on State laws restricting redomestication
§ 6734 Other provisions
§ 6735 Definitions
Subchapter III - National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers
§ 6751 State flexibility in multistate licensing reforms
§ 6752 National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers
§ 6753 Purpose
§ 6754 Relationship to the Federal Government
§ 6755 Membership
§ 6756 Board of directors
§ 6757 Officers
§ 6758 Bylaws, rules, and disciplinary action
§ 6759 Assessments
§ 6760 Functions of the NAIC
§ 6761 Liability of the Association and the directors, officers, and employees of the Association
§ 6762 Elimination of NAIC oversight
§ 6763 Relationship to State law
§ 6764 Coordination with other regulators
§ 6765 Judicial review
§ 6766 Definitions
Subchapter IV - Rental Car Agency Insurance Activities
§ 6781 Standard of regulation for motor vehicle rentals
Subchapter I - State Regulation of Insurance
§ 6711 Functional regulation of insurance
§ 6712 Insurance underwriting in national banks
§ 6713 Title insurance activities of national banks and their affiliates
§ 6714 Expedited and equalized dispute resolution for Federal regulators
§ 6715 Certain State affiliation laws preempted for insurance companies and affiliates
§ 6716 Interagency consultation
§ 6717 Definition of State
Subchapter II - Redomestication of Mutual Insurers
§ 6731 General application
§ 6732 Redomestication of mutual insurers
§ 6733 Effect on State laws restricting redomestication
§ 6734 Other provisions
§ 6735 Definitions
Subchapter III - National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers
§ 6751 State flexibility in multistate licensing reforms
§ 6752 National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers
§ 6753 Purpose
§ 6754 Relationship to the Federal Government
§ 6755 Membership
§ 6756 Board of directors
§ 6757 Officers
§ 6758 Bylaws, rules, and disciplinary action
§ 6759 Assessments
§ 6760 Functions of the NAIC
§ 6761 Liability of the Association and the directors, officers, and employees of the Association
§ 6762 Elimination of NAIC oversight
§ 6763 Relationship to State law
§ 6764 Coordination with other regulators
§ 6765 Judicial review
§ 6766 Definitions
Subchapter IV - Rental Car Agency Insurance Activities
§ 6781 Standard of regulation for motor vehicle rentals
Chapter 94 - Privacy
Subchapter I - Disclosure of Nonpublic Personal Information
§ 6801 Protection of nonpublic personal information
§ 6802 Obligations with respect to disclosures of personal information
§ 6803 Disclosure of institution privacy policy
§ 6804 Rulemaking
§ 6805 Enforcement
§ 6806 Relation to other provisions
§ 6807 Relation to State laws
§ 6808 Study of information sharing among financial affiliates
§ 6809 Definitions
Subchapter II - Fraudulent Access to Financial Information
§ 6821 Privacy protection for customer information of financial institutions
§ 6822 Administrative enforcement
§ 6823 Criminal penalty
§ 6824 Relation to State laws
§ 6825 Agency guidance
§ 6826 Reports
§ 6827 Definitions
Chapter 95 - Microenterprise Technical Assistance and Capacity Building Program
§ 6901 Definitions
§ 6902 Establishment of program
§ 6903 Uses of assistance
§ 6904 Qualified organizations
§ 6905 Allocation of assistance; subgrants
§ 6906 Matching requirements
§ 6907 Applications for assistance
§ 6908 Recordkeeping
§ 6909 Authorization
§ 6910 Implementation
Chapter 96 - Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce
Subchapter I - Electronic Records and Signatures in Commerce
§ 7001 General rule of validity
§ 7002 Exemption to preemption
§ 7003 Specific exceptions
§ 7004 Applicability to Federal and State governments
§ 7005 Studies
§ 7006 Definitions
Subchapter II - Transferable Records
§ 7021 Transferable records
Subchapter III - Promotion of International Electronic Commerce
§ 7031 Principles governing the use of electronic signatures in international transactions
Chapter 97 - Womens Business Enterprise Development
§ 7101 Establishment of the Interagency Committee
§ 7102 Duties of the Interagency Committee
§ 7103 Membership of the Interagency Committee
§ 7104 Reports from the Interagency Committee
§ 7105 Establishment of the National Women’s Business Council
§ 7106 Duties of the Council
§ 7107 Membership of the Council
§ 7108 Definitions
§ 7109 Studies and other research
§ 7110 Authorization of appropriations
Chapter 98 - Public Company Accounting Reform and Corporate Responsibility
§ 7201 Definitions
§ 7202 Commission rules and enforcement
Subchapter I - Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
§ 7211 Establishment; administrative provisions
§ 7212 Registration with the Board
§ 7213 Auditing, quality control, and independence standards and rules
§ 7214 Inspections of registered public accounting firms
§ 7215 Investigations and disciplinary proceedings
§ 7216 Foreign public accounting firms
§ 7217 Commission oversight of the Board
§ 7218 Accounting standards
§ 7219 Funding
Subchapter II - Auditor Independence
§ 7231 Exemption authority
§ 7232 Study of mandatory rotation of registered public accounting firms
§ 7233 Commission authority
§ 7234 Considerations by appropriate State regulatory authorities
Subchapter III - Corporate Responsibility
§ 7241 Corporate responsibility for financial reports
§ 7242 Improper influence on conduct of audits
§ 7243 Forfeiture of certain bonuses and profits
§ 7244 Insider trades during pension fund blackout periods
§ 7245 Rules of professional responsibility for attorneys
§ 7246 Fair funds for investors
Subchapter IV - Enhanced Financial Disclosures
§ 7261 Disclosures in periodic reports
§ 7262 Management assessment of internal controls
§ 7263 Exemption
§ 7264 Code of ethics for senior financial officers
§ 7265 Disclosure of audit committee financial expert
§ 7266 Enhanced review of periodic disclosures by issuers
Subchapter I - Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
§ 7211 Establishment; administrative provisions
§ 7212 Registration with the Board
§ 7213 Auditing, quality control, and independence standards and rules
§ 7214 Inspections of registered public accounting firms
§ 7215 Investigations and disciplinary proceedings
§ 7216 Foreign public accounting firms
§ 7217 Commission oversight of the Board
§ 7218 Accounting standards
§ 7219 Funding
Subchapter II - Auditor Independence
§ 7231 Exemption authority
§ 7232 Study of mandatory rotation of registered public accounting firms
§ 7233 Commission authority
§ 7234 Considerations by appropriate State regulatory authorities
Subchapter III - Corporate Responsibility
§ 7241 Corporate responsibility for financial reports
§ 7242 Improper influence on conduct of audits
§ 7243 Forfeiture of certain bonuses and profits
§ 7244 Insider trades during pension fund blackout periods
§ 7245 Rules of professional responsibility for attorneys
§ 7246 Fair funds for investors
Subchapter IV - Enhanced Financial Disclosures
§ 7261 Disclosures in periodic reports
§ 7262 Management assessment of internal controls
§ 7263 Exemption
§ 7264 Code of ethics for senior financial officers
§ 7265 Disclosure of audit committee financial expert
§ 7266 Enhanced review of periodic disclosures by issuers
Subchapter I - Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
§ 7211 Establishment; administrative provisions
§ 7212 Registration with the Board
§ 7213 Auditing, quality control, and independence standards and rules
§ 7214 Inspections of registered public accounting firms
§ 7215 Investigations and disciplinary proceedings
§ 7216 Foreign public accounting firms
§ 7217 Commission oversight of the Board
§ 7218 Accounting standards
§ 7219 Funding
Subchapter II - Auditor Independence
§ 7231 Exemption authority
§ 7232 Study of mandatory rotation of registered public accounting firms
§ 7233 Commission authority
§ 7234 Considerations by appropriate State regulatory authorities
Subchapter III - Corporate Responsibility
§ 7241 Corporate responsibility for financial reports
§ 7242 Improper influence on conduct of audits
§ 7243 Forfeiture of certain bonuses and profits
§ 7244 Insider trades during pension fund blackout periods
§ 7245 Rules of professional responsibility for attorneys
§ 7246 Fair funds for investors
Subchapter IV - Enhanced Financial Disclosures
§ 7261 Disclosures in periodic reports
§ 7262 Management assessment of internal controls
§ 7263 Exemption
§ 7264 Code of ethics for senior financial officers
§ 7265 Disclosure of audit committee financial expert
§ 7266 Enhanced review of periodic disclosures by issuers
Subchapter I - Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
§ 7211 Establishment; administrative provisions
§ 7212 Registration with the Board
§ 7213 Auditing, quality control, and independence standards and rules
§ 7214 Inspections of registered public accounting firms
§ 7215 Investigations and disciplinary proceedings
§ 7216 Foreign public accounting firms
§ 7217 Commission oversight of the Board
§ 7218 Accounting standards
§ 7219 Funding
Subchapter II - Auditor Independence
§ 7231 Exemption authority
§ 7232 Study of mandatory rotation of registered public accounting firms
§ 7233 Commission authority
§ 7234 Considerations by appropriate State regulatory authorities
Subchapter III - Corporate Responsibility
§ 7241 Corporate responsibility for financial reports
§ 7242 Improper influence on conduct of audits
§ 7243 Forfeiture of certain bonuses and profits
§ 7244 Insider trades during pension fund blackout periods
§ 7245 Rules of professional responsibility for attorneys
§ 7246 Fair funds for investors
Subchapter IV - Enhanced Financial Disclosures
§ 7261 Disclosures in periodic reports
§ 7262 Management assessment of internal controls
§ 7263 Exemption
§ 7264 Code of ethics for senior financial officers
§ 7265 Disclosure of audit committee financial expert
§ 7266 Enhanced review of periodic disclosures by issuers
Chapter 99 - National Construction Safety Team
§ 7301 National Construction Safety Teams
§ 7302 Composition of Teams
§ 7303 Authorities
§ 7304 Briefings, hearings, witnesses, and subpoenas
§ 7305 Additional powers
§ 7306 Disclosure of information
§ 7307 National Construction Safety Team report
§ 7308 National Institute of Standards and Technology actions
§ 7309 National Institute of Standards and Technology annual report
§ 7310 Advisory committee
§ 7311 Additional applicability
§ 7312 Construction
§ 7313 Authorization of appropriations
Chapter 100 - Cyber Security Research and Development
§ 7401 Findings
§ 7402 Definitions
§ 7403 National Science Foundation research
§ 7404 National Science Foundation computer and network security programs
§ 7405 Consultation
§ 7406 National Institute of Standards and Technology programs
§ 7407 Authorization of appropriations
§ 7408 National Academy of Sciences study on computer and network security in critical infrastructures
§ 7409 Coordination of Federal cyber security research and development
§ 7410 Grant eligibility requirements and compliance with immigration laws
§ 7411 Report on grant and fellowship programs
Chapter 101 - Nanotechnology Research and Development
§ 7501 National Nanotechnology Program
§ 7502 Program coordination
§ 7503 Advisory Panel
§ 7504 Triennial external review of the National Nanotechnology Program
§ 7505 Authorization of appropriations
§ 7506 Department of Commerce programs
§ 7507 Department of Energy programs
§ 7508 Additional centers
§ 7509 Definitions
Chapter 102 - Fairness to Contact Lens Consumers
§ 7601 Availability of contact lens prescriptions to patients
§ 7602 Immediate payment of fees in limited circumstances
§ 7603 Prescriber verification
§ 7604 Expiration of contact lens prescriptions
§ 7605 Content of advertisements and other representations
§ 7606 Prohibition of certain waivers
§ 7607 Rulemaking by Federal Trade Commission
§ 7608 Violations
§ 7609 Study and report
§ 7610 Definitions
Chapter 103 - Controlling the Assault of Non-solicited Pornography and Marketing
§ 7701 Congressional findings and policy
§ 7702 Definitions
§ 7703 Prohibition against predatory and abusive commercial e-mail
§ 7704 Other protections for users of commercial electronic mail
§ 7705 Businesses knowingly promoted by electronic mail with false or misleading transmission information
§ 7706 Enforcement generally
§ 7707 Effect on other laws
§ 7708 Do-Not-E-Mail registry
§ 7709 Study of effects of commercial electronic mail
§ 7710 Improving enforcement by providing rewards for information about violations; labeling
§ 7711 Regulations
§ 7712 Application to wireless
§ 7713 Separability
Chapter 104 - Sports Agent Responsibility and Trust
§ 7801 Definitions
§ 7802 Regulation of unfair and deceptive acts and practices in connection with the contact between an athlete agent and a student athlete
§ 7803 Enforcement
§ 7804 Actions by States
§ 7805 Protection of educational institution
§ 7806 Limitation
§ 7807 Sense of Congress
Chapter 105 - Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms
§ 7901 Findings; purposes
§ 7902 Prohibition on bringing of qualified civil liability actions in Federal or State court
§ 7903 Definitions
Chapter 106 - Pool and Spa Safety
§ 8001 Findings
§ 8002 Definitions
§ 8003 Federal swimming pool and spa drain cover standard
§ 8004 State swimming pool safety grant program
§ 8005 Minimum State law requirements
§ 8006 Education program
§ 8007 CPSC report
§ 8008 Applicability
Chapter 107 - Protection of Intellectual Property Rights
§ 8101 Definition
Subchapter I - Coordination and Strategic Planning of Federal Effort Against Counterfeiting and Infringement
§ 8111 Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator
§ 8112 Definition
§ 8113 Joint Strategic Plan
§ 8114 Reporting
§ 8115 Savings and repeals
§ 8116 Authorization of appropriations
Subchapter II - Cybersquatting Protection
§ 8131 Cyberpiracy protections for individuals
Subchapter I - Coordination and Strategic Planning of Federal Effort Against Counterfeiting and Infringement
§ 8111 Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator
§ 8112 Definition
§ 8113 Joint Strategic Plan
§ 8114 Reporting
§ 8115 Savings and repeals
§ 8116 Authorization of appropriations
Subchapter II - Cybersquatting Protection
§ 8131 Cyberpiracy protections for individuals