Business / Agriculture / Plant Quarantine Act: Originally enacted in 1912, this Act gives the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service authority to regulate the importation and interstate movement of nursery stock and other plants that may carry pests and diseases that are harmful to agriculture. This authority is particularly important to the agency’s ability to prevent or limit the spread of harmful invasive species within or to a state or region of the United States.
Act Verb Synonyms: behave (oneself), carry on, deport oneself, comport oneself, conduct oneself
Act Noun Synonyms: deed, action, undertaking, operation, step, move, feat, exploit, accomplishment, achievement
Plant Verb Synonyms: flower, vegetable, herb, bush, shrub, tree, vine, weed
Plant Noun Synonyms: factory, mill, shop, works, workshop, foundry
Business / Agriculture / Quarantine: A restraint on importation of certain animals or plants from areas where pests or contagious diseases are endemic - or isolation of animals or plants suspected of carrying pests or diseases - to preve MORE
Business / Human Resources (HR) / Older Workers Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA) Of 1990: OWBPA amended the ADEA prohibiting all employers from age discrimination in employee benefits programs by either providing equal benefits for older and younger workers or by spending an equal amount o MORE