1. Affordable Care Act (ACA)
  2. Anti-Money Laundering Act (AML)
  3. Aviation Investment and Reform Act (AIR)
  4. Clean Air Act (CAA)
  5. CERCLA (CER)
  6. Consumer Financial Protection Act (CFP)
  7. Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPS)
  8. Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act (CAR)
  9. Energy Reorganization Act (ERA)
  10. FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FDA)
  11. Federal Railroad Safety Act (FRS)
  12. Federal Water Pollution Control Act (WPC)
  13. Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP)
  14. National Transit Systems Security Act (NTS)
  15. Pipeline Safety Improvement Act (PSI)
  16. Safe Drinking Water Act (SDW)
  17. Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)
  18. Seaman's Protection Act (SPA)
  19. Solid Waste Disposal Act (SWD)
  20. Surface Transportation Assistance Act (STA)
  21. Taxpayer First Act (TAX)
  22. Toxic Substances Control Act (TSC)
  23. United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act (UMC)

 

"ACA" - Affordable Care Act - Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 U.S.C. § 218C

Section 1558 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA), P.L. 111-148, 124 Stat. 119 (Mar. 23, 2010), as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, Pub. L. 111-152, 124 Stat. 1029 (Mar. 30, 2010). The "whistleblower" provision is codified at section 18C of the Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 U.S.C. § 218C.

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"AML" - Anti-Money Laundering Act

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  • Enrolled bill, Section 6314 of the William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021, amending 31 U.S.C. 5323, to add § 5223(g), Protection of Whistleblowers
  • News Release: DOL will process these complaints under AIR21 procedures until OSHA issues interim final rules (Feb. 19, 2021)

"AIR" - Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century, 49 U.S.C. § 42121

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"CAA" - Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. § 7622

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"CER" - Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980, 42 U.S.C. § 9610 ("CERCLA")

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"CFP" - Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010, 12 U.S.C. § 5567

Section 1057 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010. The Title X of Pub. L. 111-203, in which this Section appeared, is cited as the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 (see Section 1001). The provision was codified at 12 U.S.C. § 5567. The law was enacted July 21, 2010, and had an effective date of July 21, 2011, as set by the Secretary of the Treasury pursuant to Sections 1058 and 1062.

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"CPS" - Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act, 15 U.S.C. § 2087

Section 219 of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008, Public Law 110-314, enacted on August 14, 2008, and codified at 15 U.S.C. § 2087.

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"CAR" - Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act, 15 U.S.C 7a-3

S.2258, the Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act of 2019, amended the Antitrust Criminal Penalty Enhancement and Reform Act of 2004 by adding Section 216, “Anti-Retaliation Protection for Whistleblowers”

  • U.S. Code: 15 U.S.C. § 7a-3
  • News Release: DOL will process these complaints under AIR21 procedures until OSHA issues interim final rules (Feb. 19, 2021)

"ERA" - Energy Reorganization Act, 42 U.S.C. § 5851

Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, as amended by the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (Public Law No. 109-58)

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"FDA" - FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, 21 U.S.C. § 399d

Section 402 of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, P.L. 111-353 (Jan. 4, 2011), codified at Federal, Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, 21 U.S.C. § 399d

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"FRS" - Federal Railroad Safety Act, 49 U.S.C. § 20109

Federal Railroad Safety Act, 49 U.S.C. § 20109, as amended by Section 1521 of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 ("9/11 Act"), Pub. L. No. 110-53. (Aug. 3, 2007)

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"WPC" - Federal Water Pollution Control Act, 33 U.S.C. § 1367 (sometimes referred to as Clean Water Act)

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"MAP" - Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act, 49 U.S.C. § 30171

Section 31307 of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP21) (a provision of Division C’s Title I, the Motor Vehicle and Highway Safety Improvement Act of 2012)

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"NTS" - National Transit Systems Security Act of 2007, 6 U.S.C. § 1142

National Transit Systems Security Act (NTSSA), enacted as Section 1413 of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 (Public Law No. 110-053)

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"PSI" - Pipeline Safety Improvement Act of 2002, 49 U.S.C. § 60129

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  • U.S. Code: 49 U.S.C. § 60129
  • Public Law: P.L. 107-355 , § 6(a), Dec. 17, 2002, 116 Stat. 2989
  • Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, H.R. 133, Section 116 of the ‘‘Protecting our Infrastructure of Pipelines and Enhancing Safety Act of 2020’’ or the ‘‘PIPES Act of 2020’’ (amending 49 U.S.C. 60129)
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"SDW" - Safe Drinking Water Act, 42 U.S.C. § 300j-9

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"SOX" - Sarbanes-Oxley Act, 18 U.S.C. § 1514A

Section 806 of the Corporate and Criminal Fraud Accountability Act of 2002, Title VIII of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, P.L. No. 107-204. Section 806 is codified as 18 U.S.C. § 1514A. Title VIII of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, in which Section 806 resides, has the short title "Corporate and Criminal Fraud Accountability Act of 2002." The law is most often popularly referred to as "SOX." This provision was amended by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (Public Law No. 111-203)

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"SPA" - Seaman's Protection Act, 46 U.S.C. § 2114

Amended by Section 611 of the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010, P.L. 111-281

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  • U.S. Code: 46 U.S.C. § 2114
  • Public Law: P.L. 98-557, § 13(a), Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 2863 ; amended P. L. 107-295, title IV, § 428, Nov. 25, 2002, 116 Stat. 2127; P.L. 111-281 , title VI, § 611(a), Oct. 15, 2010, 124 Stat. 2969; Pub. L. 107-295, § 428(b), added pars. (3) and (4).
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"SWD" - Solid Waste Disposal Act, 42 U.S.C. § 6971

Section 7001 of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.

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"STA" - Surface Transportation Assistance Act, 49 U.S.C. § 31105

Section 31106 was amended by Section 1536 of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007, P.L. 110-53 (Aug. 3, 2017)

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"TAX" - Taxpayer First Act, P.L. No: 116-25

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  • Public Law: P.L. 116-25, July 1, 2019

"TSC" - Toxic Substances Control Act, 15 U.S.C. § 2622

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"UMC" - United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act

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  • 19 U.S.C. 1508(b)(4) & 19 U.S.C. 4535(b)

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  • Code of Federal Regulations: 29 C.F.R. Part 810
  • Federal Register:
    • Interim Final Rule, High-Wage Components of the Labor Value Content Requirements Under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act, 29 CFR Part 810, 85 Fed. Reg. 39782 (July 1, 2020)