statutes

Streets and highways - State statutes

Alabama (see Title 23) Alaska- Title 19 Arizona- Title 28 Arkansas (see Title 27) California Colorado (searchable index - Title 43) Connecticut- Title 13 Delaware - Title 17 District of Columbia (see Title 7) Florida (see Title XXVI)...

substantive law

Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law DictionaryStatutory or written law that governs the rights and obligations of everyone within its jurisdiction. It defines crimes and punishments, as well as civil rights and responsibilities. Compare: procedural...

sunset law

Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law DictionaryA law that automatically terminates the agency or program it establishes unless the legislature expressly renews it. For example, a state law creating and funding a new drug rehabilitation program within...

Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act of 2010

The Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act (Arizona Senate Bill 1070) is a legislative act signed into law by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer that is widely viewed as the most stringent anti-illegal immigration measure passed in decades....

Taxation - State statutes

Alabama (see Title 40) Alaska- Title 43 Arizona General (Title 42) Income (Title 43) Arkansas (see Title 26) California Colorado (searchable index - Title 39) Connecticut- Title 12 Delaware - Title 30 District of Columbia (see...

three strikes

Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law DictionaryA state statute requiring a harsher sentence, especially life imprisonment, for a repeat offender's third felony conviction.

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TILA

Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law DictionarySee: Truth in Lending Act

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Title IX

Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law DictionaryPart of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title IX prohibits discrimination based on sex in education programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance. Actions prohibited by Title IX...

Title VII

Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law DictionaryA federal law (Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964) that prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, and genetic information.

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Title X

Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law DictionaryThe name of a federal law ("Title Ten," the Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act) passed in 1992, aimed at helping residential landlords evaluate the risk of lead poisoning in each housing...

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