The four laws that were passed in the Intolerable Acts were the Boston Port Act, the Massachusetts Government Act, the Impartial Administration of Justice Act and the Quartering Act. It was known as the Coercive Act in Great Britain, and it was passed by the British Parliament and was signed into law by King George in 1774.Continue Reading
The Boston Port Act shut down the Boston Ports until the colonists remunerated Great Britain for the Boston Tea Party incident. The Massachusetts Government Act prohibited meetings unless permitted by the royal governor.
The Impartial Administration of Justice Act stated that any British officer accused of a major crime would be tried in Great Britain or anywhere in the Empire, if the defendant could not get a trial in Massachusetts. The Quartering Act forced colonist to host British troops in their homes.Learn more about Law
Learn more about federal laws and regulations by consulting educational materials on the U.S. Congress website and the U.S. Government's Official Web Portal. The available videos, essays, and graphics explain how bills become laws, and how federal agencies with rule-making authority craft new laws. Read the full text of existing laws in "The Federal Register," available online on the National Archives website. Each Congress member and agency includes drafts of potential laws and rules on their websites.Full Answer >
The Social Security Act of 1935, signed into law on August 14 of that year, created programs such as old-age and unemployment insurance, as well as Aid to Families with Dependant Children, notes the U.S. Social Security Administration. Congress has modified the act several times, adding or cutting programs and clarifying eligibility rules.Full Answer >
ADA-compliant refers to adherence to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a set of laws that provide people with disabilities with equal opportunities. The ADA was signed into law in 1990, according to the Department of Justice's website.Full Answer >
Ontario, Canada, defines its labor laws with the Employment Standards Act 2000, according to the Ontario Ministry of Labour. The act sets the standards for employers and employees as well as people seeking employment through temporary help agencies.Full Answer >