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Comprehensive Smoking Education Act

The Comprehensive Smoking Act of 1984 was put in place by the Federal Trade Commission to regulate the size, wording and implementation of warning requirements on tobacco products in the United States. Since then, additional federal laws expanded the act to protect children and nonsmokers from the

Mississippi Car Salvage Laws

Mississippi auto salvage laws help to keep the state's roadways safe.Mississippi state contour against blurred USA flag image by Stasys Eidiejus from Fotolia.comMississippi auto salvage laws ensure that unsafe cars and trucks are not operated on the state's roadways. Before you drive a...

Campaign Yard Sign Laws in West Virginia

West Virginia's campaign yard signs placement laws are simple and tough. Simple since there is a blanket restriction on candidate signs on the state's right of way. Tough because there are fines associated with violating ...

Factory Dealership Warranty Rights

Factory dealership warranties are issued for all new cars. The laws governing warranties vary depending on the state in which the car was purchased. Although states create specific consumer law, warranty laws are created in accordance with the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, a federal regulation.

What Are the Four Pillars of Law?

The term "Four Pillars of Law" crops up in a number of contexts, in relation to global law, United States organic constitutional law, laws in the workplace and more. No confirmed and absolute set of four legal pillars exists; rather, the term appears relative to context. Often times, individual expe

Florida DUI Laws

A Florida DUI conviction stays on the driving record for 75 years.driving 4 image by Andrzej Borowicz from Fotolia.comDrunk driving can have disastrous consequences for the driver and anyone on the road with him or her. Florida, like every other state, has set a blood alcohol content...

Voting Bill of Rights

A bill of rights is any document listing the rights that are guaranteed by a governmental body. A voting bill of rights pertains directly to voting rights. The National Voting Rights Act of 1965, which echoes the 15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, prohibits denial of the right to vote becaus

What Is a "Contrapositive Statement"?

A contrapositive statement is a type of logical statement. Logic, a branch of mathematics or sometimes philosophy, dictates that statements can be either true or false. A contrapositive statement can be either true or false, but it must have the same truth value as its original statement.

Accounting Pronunciation to Small and Medium Size Companies

A great part of small and medium size companies - PME ended the year without having accomplished or at least started, the studies for implementing the new accounting standard applicable to them, called Accounting Pronunciation ...

California Employee Break Rights

Meals and breaks during the work day are an important part of the work environment. Employees in California are entitled to breaks and meals during a work period. Other states that entitle workers to meals and breaks during the work period include Nevada, Colorado, Washington and Oregon. However, th

What Is the Limit on Cash Bonuses Before You Have to Do a W-2?

The Internal Revenue Service, or IRS, requires all employers to transmit or mail copy "A" of the W-2 form along with the summarized Form W-3 to its agency for the reporting tax year by the end of February in the following year. Any employee who received wages during the reporting tax year, in the fo

New York State Tattoo Laws

The state of New York prohibits tattooing a person under 18 years of image by FXTW from Fotolia.comPermanent tattoos involve using needles to inject ink under the surface of the skin. Unsterilized needles can spread infections, and tattoo inks can cause skin reactions. A person...

How to Manage FMLA

The Family Medical Leave Act, or FMLA, is a federal law that allows employees who have worked for a company for one year to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave for certain approved reasons such as for a serious medical condition or to care for a family member with a serious medical co

Minnesota CO Detector Laws for Multi-Family Dwellings

CO detectors must be installed in detector on ceiling image by StarJumper from Fotolia.comCarbon monoxide, or CO, is a harmful, noxious gas that replaces oxygen. CO can enter a home from a faulty water heater, furnace or gas system. People cannot taste, smell, see or...

Things to Consider When Hiring Family Law Attorneys

Retaining services from family law attorneys is necessary when circumstances arise which call for litigation or involve legal contracts. A few of the most common reasons include legal name changes, ad

How to Change an Address With the U.S. Postal Service

When you receive your mail at your home or business address, instead of a post office box, and you decide to relocate to a new home or office, changing your address with the United States Postal Service (USPS) should rank as one of your top priorities. Before you move, you must notify the USPS in or