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statute

A law enacted by a state or by the federal government.

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In the lower court ruling, the split, three-judge panel found that although section 309's language "could reasonably lead to a conclusion that its application is limited only to statutes of limitations," an alternative reading is possible that encompasses statutes of repose.
Statutes of limitations benefit society as well as the accused.
6) Similarly, in the civil context, examples of statutes that were held to apply retroactively have included those affecting statutory work-product protections.
He has successfully lobbied for statutes, agency rules, and agency permits in the United States, both state and federal governments, in Canada, and within the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development in Europe and North America.
Managing the statute of limitations (SOL) on assessment can be complicated, particularly for partnerships and partners.
The statute on its face did not discriminate against out-of-state distributors, but the Court found that the reciprocal benefit accorded Hawaii's local liquor products and industry violated the Commerce Clause.
In 2001 and 2002, 5 of 377 statutes enacted and 9 of 122 major or economically significant final rules issued were identified as containing federal mandates at or above UMRA's thresholds.
More than 800 claims and lawsuits were filed statewide before that window closed at the beginning of the new year and the statute of limitation for such crimes was reinstated.
Records Retention: Statutes and Regulations provides a unique database of Canadian records retention requirements and direction on classification of records for storage included in federal and provincial statutes and regulations.
In the Colorado bioterrorism statute enacted in 2000, no new powers were authorized for either the health department director or the governor because existing authority to manage emergencies, disasters, and epidemics, though long-standing, was determined to have sufficient latitude to deal with the new threat of bioterrorism.
The provisions of IIRIRA, the 1996 federal statute, do not preclude states' abilities to enact residency statutes for the undocumented.
The initial nursing home reforms that were proposed to the Florida Senate mirrored the state's medical malpractice statute, including placing caps on noneconomic damages, applying medical malpractice exemptions for wrongful death cases so adult children of nursing home residents would have no recovery and eliminating punitive damages altogether.