Business / Agriculture / Southern Dairy Compact: An agreement among Southern U.S. states that would allow member states to jointly establish a minimum farm price for fluid milk that is above the federally mandated minimum price level in the region. The Southern compact (as of January 1999) is not yet operational. Several Southern state legislatures have approved state membership in the compact. Congressional authority to form a compact is required and is pending as of early 1999.
Compact Adjective Synonyms: tight, small, snug, little
Compact Verb Synonyms: packed, compacted, closely-knit, condensed, concentrated, consolidated, compressed, dense, solid, firm, thick
Life Style / Adoption / Interstate Compact on Adoption and Medical Assistance (ICAMA): An agreement between member states that governs the interstate delivery of and payment for medical services and adoption assistance payments/subsidies for adopted children with special needs. The agre MORE
Life Style / Adoption / Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC): An agreement regulating the placement of children across state lines. All 50 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands have independently adopted the ICPC as statutory law in their MORE