The Code of Laws of the United States of America (variously abbreviated to Code of Laws of the United States, United States Code, U.S. Code, or U.S.C.) is the official compilation and codification of the general and permanent federal laws of the United States. It contains 51 titles (along with a further four proposed titles). The main edition is published every six years by the Office of the Law Revision Counsel of the House of Representatives, and cumulative supplements are published annually. The current edition of the code was published in 2012, and according to the Government Printing Office, is over 200,000 pages long.
Posts about U.S.C
  • What is a Chapter 20 Bankruptcy Case?

    … a Chapter 13 because they may be over the debt limitations under 11 U.S.C. §109(e). You are not eligible to be a debtor under Chapter 13 if your unsecured, liquidated, non-contingent debts exceed $383,175.00, or secured, liquidated, non-contingent debts exceed $1,149,525.00. Another scenario may be you file for a Chapter 7 to discharge your unsecured…

    Grant Mcnutt/ Bond and Botes- 35 readers -
  • What kind of damages can I get in my discrimination case?

    …Introduction – Recovering Damages in a Discrimination Case This article will explain the common forms of damages that an employee can recover when they prevail in their discrimination case. At the outset it is important to note that damages are extremely fact and case dependent, so what a complainant was awarded in one case is rarely predictive…

    Mike Ivancie/ Ivancie Law- 39 readers -
  • Are Homeowner Association Fees Discharged in Bankruptcy?

    … are still the responsibility of the debtor. The section of the Bankruptcy Code that deals with this is 11 U.S.C. §523(a)(16), which discusses exceptions to discharge in bankruptcy. The exact wording of this section states, “for a fee or assessment that becomes due and payable after the order for relief to a membership association with respect…

    Cynthia Lawson/ Bond and Botes- 32 readers -
  • Has ATF Directed FFLs to Abuse the NICS System?

    … It’s no secret that ATF told at least one FFL they need to run a NICS check on trustees picking up NFA firearms on behalf of a trust. In a letter addressed to Dakota Silencer, ATF explained: The term “person” is defined by the GCA at 18 U.S.C. § 921(a)(1), to include “any individual, corporation, company, association, firm, partnership…

    Adam Kraut/ Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 26 readers -
  • Fast Legal Answers – 19 USC 1592 Customs Penalties

    … In today’s Fast Legal Answers series I am going to be talking about Trade & Customs Law, specifically 19 U.S.C. 1592 penalties. These penalties, that are issued by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), can be so high that they can force a company to file for a bankruptcy and shutter their operations. In this short article, I’ll explain…

    Mike Ivancie/ Ivancie Law- 36 readers -
  • ATF…The Alphabet Agency That Needs to Relearn Plain English

    … intended for sporting purposes” in order to gain an exemption from being classified as armor piercing under 18 U.S.C. § 921(a)(17)(C). While the removal of the green tip exemption has dominated conversations, individuals seem to be missing the broader implications of the proposed framework, which might be exactly what ATF was trying to do. Now…

    Adam Kraut/ Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 23 readers -
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