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  • 41 Oregon Cannabis Tax Act — The Oregon Cannabis Tax Act (OCTA, Initiative 73, or the Oregon Marijuana Tolerance Initiative) is a proposed initiative for the November 2010 Oregon state general election that would permit personal marijuana and hemp cultivation or use without… …

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  • 42 Local Government (Scotland) Act 1929 — The Local Government (Scotland) Act 1929 (19 20 Geo V., C.25) reorganised local government in Scotland from 1930, introducing joint county councils, large and small burghs and district councils. The Act also abolished the Scottish poor law system …

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  • 43 Read the Bills Act — The Read the Bills Act is legislation written by Downsize DC, a non profit organization focused on decreasing the size of the federal government. The intention of the Read the Bills Act is to require Congress to read the legislation that they… …

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  • 44 The Passing of the Great Race — The Passing of The Great Race; or, The racial basis of European history was an influential book of scientific racism written by the American eugenicist, lawyer, and amateur anthropologist Madison Grant in 1916. The book was very influential in… …

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  • 45 Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act — Full title An Act to promote the financial stability of the United States by improving accountability and transparency in the financial system, to end too big to fail , to protect the American taxpayer by ending bailouts, to protect consumers… …

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  • 46 Commodity Futures Modernization Act of 2000 — The Commodity Futures Modernization Act of 2000 (CFMA) is United States federal legislation that officially ensured the deregulation of financial products known as over the counter derivatives. It was signed into law on December 21, 2000 by… …

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  • 47 Local Government Act 1972 — Infobox UK Legislation short title=Local Government Act 1972 parliament=Parliament of the United Kingdom long title=An Act to make provision with respect to local government and the functions of local authorities in England and Wales; to amend… …

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  • 48 Home Rule Act 1914 — The Home Rule Act of 1914, also known as the (Irish) Third Home Rule Act (or Bill), and formally known as the Government of Ireland Act 1914 (4 5 Geo. 5 c. 90), was a British Act of Parliament intended to provide self government ( home rule ) for …

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  • 49 Apothecaries Act 1815 — The Apothecaries Act 1815 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (citation 55 Geo.lll, c.194) with the long title An Act for better regulating the Practice of Apothecaries throughout England and Wales . The Act introduced compulsory… …

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  • 50 Chancery Amendment Act 1858 — Chancery Amendment Act, 1858 Parliament of the United Kingdom Long title An Act to amend the course of procedure in the High Court of Chancery, the Court of Chancery in Ireland, and the Court of Chancery of the county palatine of Lancaster …

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  • 51 Maintenance of Religious Harmony Act — Old Parliament House, photographed in January 2006 An Act to provide for the maintenance of religious harmony and for establishing a Presidential Council for Religious Harmony and for matters conne …

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  • 52 Militia Act of 1792 — The Militia Act of 1792 was a series of statutes enacted by the second United States Congress in 1792. The act provided for the organization of state militias under the command of the President of the United States. There were, in fact, two… …

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  • 53 Municipal Corporations (Ireland) Act 1840 — The Municipal Corporations (Ireland) Act 1840 Parliament of the United Kingdom Long title An Act for the Regulation of Municipal Corporations in Ireland Statute book chapter …

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  • 54 Protection of Military Remains Act 1986 — The Protection of Military Remains Act 1986 (1986 c. 35) is an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom which provides protection for the wreckage of military aircraft and designated military vessels. [… …

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  • 55 Davis-Bacon Act — The Davis Bacon Act of 1931 is a United States federal law which established the requirement for paying prevailing wages on public works projects. All federal government construction contracts, and most contracts for federally assisted… …

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  • 56 Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act — Acronym Medicare Modernization Act or MMA Citations Codification …

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  • 57 Irish Free State (Agreement) Act 1922 — The Irish Free State (Agreement) Act 1922 (12 13 Geo. 5. c.4.) was an Act of the British Parliament passed on 31 March 1922. It gave the force of law to the Anglo Irish Treaty, which was scheduled to the Act. [… …

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  • 58 A Passing Fancy — were a popular Toronto band from the mid 1960s fronted by singer/songwriter and guitarist Jay Telfer, today publisher and editor of the antique collector s magazine Wayback Times , and Dr. Brian Price president of In The Game Hockey Cards.Early… …

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  • 59 New Towns Act 1946 — The New Towns Act 1946 (9 10 Geo. VI c. 68) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which allowed the government to designate areas as new towns, and passing development control functions to a Development Corporation. Several new towns …

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  • 60 Intelligence Authorization Act — The United States Central Intelligence Agency’s Intelligence Authorization Act was implemented in order to enforce an article of the Constitution which has not been followed since Washington’s presidency. [Holt, Pat M. Secret Intelligence and… …

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