The FS-545 form is a Certification of Birth previously issued by U.S. Department of State consulates. It is often submitted together with the prior version of the FS-240 form or a Consular Report of Birth Abroad. More »

Form FS-240, the Consular Report of Birth Abroad, is filled out by the State Department and provided to the parents of an American citizen born abroad after successfully filing of Form DS-2029, the Application for a Cons... More »

Owners of apartment buildings may be required to make reasonable exceptions to policies regarding pets, states the U.S. Department of Justice. As of 2014, state equal access laws prohibit discriminating against disabled ... More » Government & Politics Law

The Privacy Rule of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPAA, protects medical information according to federal guidelines, reports the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Privacy R... More » Government & Politics Law

HIPAA's Privacy Rule is designed to protect a patient's right to privacy and confidentiality, states the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Most health information is covered, including medical records, treatm... More » Government & Politics Law

Patients can receive a copy of the HIPPA privacy policy from their health care providers, states the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Health care providers are required to give notice of the HIPPAA privacy p... More » Government & Politics Law

Information about housing laws and regulations are found on the website of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development or individual state departments of Housing and Community Development. Laws such as the Fair ... More » Government & Politics Law