Business / Agriculture / Northeast Interstate Dairy Compact: An agreement among the six New England States to support the farm price of milk used for fluid consumption at a higher level than under current federally mandated minimum prices in the region. Current law allows membership in the compact to expand to New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia, if the prospective state is contiguous to a member state, and if the compact is approved by the state legislature of the prospective state and the U.S. Congress. Under law, the compact must terminate when reforms to federal milk marketing orders are implemented by USDA, which has a statutory deadline of October 1, 1999.
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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
Business / Real Estate / Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act: A federal law, enacted in 1968, that regulates interstate land sales by requiring registration of real property with the Office of Interstate Land Sales Registration (OILSR) of the U.S. Department of MORE
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