Business / Real Estate / Amendments: An amendment is a change to the existing content of a contract. Any time words or provisions are added to or deleted from the body of the contract, the contract has been amended.

Commodity Distribution Reform Act And WIC Amendments Of 1987

Business / Agriculture / Commodity Distribution Reform Act And WIC Amendments Of 1987: P.L. 100-237 (January 8, 1988) established a free-standing law requiring the USDA to improve the distribution and quality of commodities donated to child nutrition programs. Also established a foodban MORE

Securities Acts Amendments Of 1975

Business / Finance / Securities Acts Amendments Of 1975: Legislation to encourage the establishment of a national market system together with a system for nationwide clearing and settlement of securities transactions. MORE

Superfund Amendments And Reauthorization Act (SARA)

Health / Disease / Superfund Amendments And Reauthorization Act (SARA): In 1986, SARA amended the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA) and expanded the health-related responsibilities of ATSDR. CERCLA and SARA direct ATSDR MORE

Clean Water Act

Business / Agriculture / Clean Water Act: This is the principal law governing pollution of the nation’s rivers, lakes, estuaries, and coastal waters. Originally enacted in 1948 as the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (P.L. 80-845), it wa MORE

Crop Insurance

Business / Agriculture / Crop Insurance: Insurance that protects farmers from crop losses due to natural hazards. Hail and fire insurance are offered through private companies without federal subsidy. A subsidized multiperil federal insuranc MORE

Endocrine Disruptor

Business / Agriculture / Endocrine Disruptor: A chemical agent that interferes with natural hormones in the body. Hormones are secreted by endocrine glands (such as the pituitary, thyroid, pancreas, ovary, and testis), are transported through the MORE